IIM CAT Exam 2021: Admit card in 2 days on iimcat.ac.in; Download it using these details

IIM Ahmedabad is going to release the CAT 2021 admit card on October 27. Here’s how to download the CAT exam admit card 2021 here.

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Sundararajan | Oct 25, 2021 - 12:02 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad will release the CAT admit card 2021 on October 27, 2021. The downloading of the IIM CAT exam 2021 admit card will begin at 5 pm. The candidates who have successfully registered for CAT 2021 will be able to download the CAT MBA admit card from the official IIM CAT website - iimcat.ac.in. To download the CAT 2021 admit card, candidates will have to enter their CAT login Id and password. Candidates will not be permitted to appear for the CAT exam for MBA without a valid admit card. CAT exam 2021 is scheduled to be held on November 28 in three shifts in a computer-based mode.

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Along with the admit card of CAT 2021, the candidates will have to carry a valid photo id proof. Details about the candidate’s name, gender, date of birth, exam centre, and timings will all be mentioned in the CAT admit card 2021.

CAT 2021 admit card release date

  • Release of CAT 2021 admit card: October 27, 2021

  • CAT admit card release time: 5 PM

  • CAT 2021 exam date: November 28, 2021, Sunday

How to download the CAT admit card 2021

Candidates can follow the detailed steps below to download the admit card of CAT 2021.

Step 1: Go to the official IIM CAT 2021 website - iimcat.ac.in.

Step 2: Click on the “CAT 2021 Admit Card Download” link on the home page.

Step 3: Then log in by using the CAT user ID and password without any mistakes.

Step 4: CAT 2021 admit card will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Download the admit card as a pdf file and take a printout for exam purposes.

NOTE: For any discrepancy in the MBA CAT admit card, students need to contact the CAT authority for rectification.

Also, participate in the CAT free mock test series to prepare and ace this MBA entrance exam with a 99+ percentile.

Details mentioned on the CAT 2021 admit card

The following details will be mentioned on the admit card of CAT 2021.

  • Candidates’ name, Date of birth, Category

  • Application number

  • CAT exam date and time

  • PwD status

  • Reporting time or Entry time at the centre

  • Time of gate closing at the centre

  • City of your test and test centre

  • Space for attaching signature and your photograph

  • Instructions to be followed on the exam day

CAT exam pattern 2021

The CAT 2021 convener, M.P. Ram Mohan, has said that the total number of questions in all three sections of the CAT exam may be reduced this year. As per the revised CAT exam pattern, the number of questions is like;

Section name

Total questions



Maximum marks

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)





Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)





Quantitative Aptitude (QA)





  • In each section, 3 to 4 questions are expected to be reduced.

  • Total number of questions: 76 (Expected to be 64 to 66 questions)

  • Total marks: 228 (Total marks will vary based on reduced questions)

Know the expected CAT 2021 exam pattern here.

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