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Registration begins for CAT 2016 exam opens from August 8th

One of the well-recognized B-school, IIMs (Indian Institute of Management) conducts a Common Admission Test (CAT) for a seat in the management program. Though the test is conducted by IIMs but the test is validated by all the premier B-Schools which will be held on December 4th, 2016. 

From August 8th to September 22nd, the interested candidates can perform the online registration. The online payment mode is available for paying out the fees via Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking. The issuance of the admit card will be from October 18th to December 4th. 

Across 138 cities, the examination test will be scheduled in two sessions each day. As per one the professor Mr. Bandi, Convener for CAT 2016 of IIM Bangalore, that the candidate will be provided with an option to select any four test cities in order of the preference. 

The entrance exam will have 3 sections i.e. Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. Total time allotted for the test will be for 180 minutes (i.e. 60 minutes per section). This means that the students cannot skip between the sections until they complete a particular section. Few of the questions in each section will not be multiple choice instead the candidates have to write it on the screen. For computation purpose, the on-screen basic calculator will be allowed. 

A demo tutorial will be uploaded to the official website to give a preview of the test format to the students. In case, of any further assistance, candidates can call on 1800-266-3549 (From Monday to Friday between 9 am to 5.30 pm) or drop a mail at For general category students, the eligibility criterion for CAT is holding a Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). 

The declaration of the result will be done in the second week of January 2017. The second stage of selection will vary for each IIM. Overall the process will include a Written Ability Test, Group Discussions and Personal Interviews.  

Posted on 17 Aug , 2016 by QBreaker


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