CAT

Common Admission Test 2019

Common Admission Test 2019

Mode of ExamOnline
LevelPG
Level of ExamNational Level

CAT 2020 Notification has been released. It will be conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on a rotation basis. It is organized for providing admission to various management courses offered by the IIMs. CAT (Common Admission Test) is a national level examination. On the basis of CAT score, candidates can also get admission into other management colleges. This year, it will be regulated by IIM, Kozikhode. In this article, we have mentioned complete information about CAT 2020 notification, application form, eligibility, exam dates etc.

CAT 2020 Exam Dates

Check here official dates of the CAT 2020 examination:

Events

Dates

Notification Release

28th July 2019

Online Registration Starts

 Mid-August 2020

Last date for Registration

Mid-September 2020

Image Correction

Last week of September 2019

Admit Card Downloading Starts

3rd week October 2020

Mock Test

Not announced yet

CAT Aptitude Test

Last week November 2020

Responses released

Not announced yet

Answer Key Release

Not announced yet

Result Announcement

2nd week of January 2020

 

CAT Registration 2019

In this section, candidates can get information about CAT 2019 registration details such as starting date, fee, documents, etc.

  • The registration window for the exam will be opened from 7th August 2019 through online mode.
  • Candidates will register for exam till the 18th September 2019.
  • Upload your images (Photogrpah Dimension: 30mm X 45mm, Size: not more than 80KB) and ( Signature Dimension: 80mm X 35mm, Size: not more than 80KB) in a JPG/JPEG format.
  • At the time of registration, candidates must upload their category certificate (If belong to NC-OBC/SC/ST/PwD category).
  • During registration, candidates also have to fill choices of four test cities as per their preferences.
  • Take a print copy of CAT application form 2019 for further use.

Registration Fee:

  • Candidates can pay the registration fee through online payment modes.

  • The online payment modes are credit cards (Visa/Master/Amex/Diners Club), debit cards (Visa/Master/Rupay) & net banking.
  • The application fee details are given below: 

Category

Fee

All other categories

Rs. 1900 + Transaction Procession Fee

SC, ST and PwD

Rs. 950 + Transaction Procession Fee

Application Correction:

The institution will provide the correction facility in the application. All correction related details are mentioned below:

  • Candidates can make a correction in the images from last week of September 2019through online mode.
  • Corrections in other details will be announced soon.
  • The CAT application correction will be done only in some particulars.
  • Last year, the correction will be allowed only in some personal details such as address, category, gender, work experience, educational information, interview city preference, exam city preferences, etc.
  • If candidates have made mistake in personal details, other personal details, communication address, uploaded documents, then they have to register again with a new email ID.
  • Candidates will do the correction through User ID & password.

Indian Institutes of Management

INFORMATION SOURCES  CAT website: www.iimcat.ac.in

Recommended Books

Books play a very important role for the preparation of any kind of examination. The following table shows the names of the books which every aspirant must study:

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CAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

The detailed CAT eligibility is given here:

Age Criteria:

  • There will be no age restriction for taking the CAT examination.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have a bachelor’s or its equivalent degree.

  • Minimum Marks: Pass the above exam with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% marks for SC/ST/PwD categories).
     
  • Appearing candidates of the final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination can also apply.
     
  • Candidates, those possess an equivalent examination recognized by the MHRD, Government of India (including AMICE of the Institution of Civil Engineers (India) as an equivalent qualification) can also apply.
     
  • Should Hold a Bachelor’s Degree and have secured a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. The students belonging to any of the reserved categories like Scheduled Tribe (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC), and Persons with Disability (PWD) or Differently Abled (DA) category must have at least 45% marks.
     
  • The degree has to be awarded by any of the Universities included by an act of the central or a state legislature in India, or any other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or are declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or hold an equivalent qualification recognized by the MHRD, India.
  • Applicants who are appearing for the final year of their bachelor’s degree and the candidates who have completed their graduation degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply. If selected, candidates will be allowed to join the program provisionally, only if he/ she submits a certificate from the Principal/Registrar of her/his College/Institute (issued on or before June 30, 2020) mentioning that the particular candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date when the certificate was issued.

 

Recommended Books

Books play a very important role in the preparation of any kind of examination. The following table shows the names of the books which every aspirant must study:

1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10)

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Important Topics In CAT 2020

The candidates should note down the important topics in each section. Once the candidates know the important topics to cover for the exam, the preparation for the entrance test becomes stronger. Check the important topics in each section from the table below.

Important topics in Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Sentence Corrections

Reading Comprehension

Idioms

Verbal Reasoning

Jumbled Passage

Syllogisms

Meaning-Usage Match

Analogies

Summary Questions

Antonyms and Synonyms

Facts-Inferences-Judgments

Fill in the blanks

Important topics in Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Family Tree

Coding & Decoding

The course of Action

Column Graphs

Arrangement

Multi-dimensional

Pie Chart

Arrangements

Calendars

Visual Reasoning

Statement Conclusions

Numeric Grid

Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments

Critical Reasoning

Puzzles

Syllogisms

Series

Graphs representing Area

Blood Relations

Linear and Matrix Arrangements

Important topics in Quantitative Ability

Arithmetic

Clocks

Number systems

Ratio and Proportion

Higher Maths

Lines

Trigonometry

Arithmetic Mean

Pipes and Cisterns

Probability

Harmonic Mean

Cubes and Cones

Permutation combination

BODMAS

Arithmetic  Progression

Algebra

Geometric Progression

Mean, Median, Mode

Mensuration

Partnership

Geometry

Time and work

Installments & Payments

Quadratic and linear equations

LCM & HCF

Profit and Loss

Angles and Triangles

Averages

Percentages

CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

CAT is a computerized based test. The candidates will get two type of questions for CAT 2019 – first, MCQ type and the other are Non-MCQ type questions. There are 03 sections in the exam which are, Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.

The distribution of question in each section is given in the table below.

Section

Total Number of Questions

Number of Non-MCQs

Duration

Marks

Quantitative Ability

34

7

60 min

102

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

34

10

60 min

102

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

32

08

60 min

96

Total

72

28

180 min

300


Preparation Tips For CAT 2019 Aspirants

 

  • You must practice and solve as many questions as you can on a daily basis.

  • List down the questions/ topics which were difficult and start working on them.

  • The motive of mock test should be to analyze and improve your performance with each test.

  • If your concepts are not clear, then you should discuss it with their friends or teachers in advance.

  • Remember that there is a negative marking, so guessing an answer won’t help. Furthermore, it can decrease your chances of qualifying the test.

  • Before you start to solve question paper, it is advised to write down the important formulas on the rough sheets.

  • Do not stress yourself by studying all day long. Take short breaks in between to give your mind some rest.

Recommended Books

Books play a very important role for the preparation of any kind of examination. The following table shows the names of the books which every aspirant must study:

1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10)

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Application Start Date :

4th August 2020

Application End Date :

4th September 2020

Exam Date :

29th November 2020

Result Date :

13th January 2021

Conducted By :

The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

Official Website : https://iimcat.ac.in