The organizing authority for CAT exam this year, IIM Kozhikode has extended the CAT 2019 registration deadline i.e the last date to register online for CAT 2019. The CAT 2019 registration deadline was due to end today on Wednesday, i.e. September 18, 2019, but the last date has been extended up to September 25, 2019. Now, MBA aspirants have time till September 25, 5:00 pm to complete their registration process for Common Admission Test (CAT).
IIM Kozhikode said in a statement that this decision had been taken in response to disruptions caused by natural calamities during the registration period and the continuing difficulty of candidates to procure the necessary documentation for timely registration.
The CAT 2019 application process started on the official website on August 7. This year CAT exam will be held on Sunday, November 24, 2019, in two sessions across approximately 156 test cities, for admission to premier management institutes in the country.
The online registration link for CAT 2019 will close on September 25, 2019, at 5:00 PM. However, Candidates who still wish to apply for the examination can visit the IIM CAT official website to complete the registration process. Successful applicants will be permitted to download their CAT examination admit card from October 23 onwards, until the date of the test.
Important dates of CAT 2019
CAT 2019 registration and examination schedule will be held based on the below schedule:
CAT 2019 registration starts: August 7, 2019, at 10:00 AM (Wednesday)
CAT 2019 registration ends: September 18, 2019, at 5:00 PM which extends to September 25, 2019, till 05:00 pm (Wednesday)
CAT 2019 admit card download begins: (Wednesday) October 23, 2019, at 5:00 PM
CAT 2019 Exam day: November 24, 2019 (Sunday)
Eligibility Criteria for CAT 2019 Registration
- The candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute or university with at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent.
- Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) etc reserved category need to hold a minimum 45 per cent marks from the recognised university.
- Candidates appearing for the final year of the Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.
CAT 2019 Registration Process
Step 1: Direct link to apply online for CAT 2019 – IIM CAT official website
Step 2: Click on the ‘Register‘ button under the New Candidate Registration section to create your user profile.
Step 3: Enter all the required details and complete the registration process.
Step 4: Using the system generated User ID and Password, login as a “Registered Candidate” on the website and fill the Application Form for CAT 2019
Step 5: After completing the application and uploading the required documents, pay the fee.
The CAT application data filled by the candidate will be treated as final, and no change in it is permitted at a later stage. Any variation in the data provided at the CAT selection stage with the actual data will lead to the nullification of candidature.
CAT 2019 Registration Fee
For General/EWS/NC-OBC candidate – Rs. 1900
For SC/ST/PwD candidate – Rs. 950
The final amount to be paid may be different, as it will include applicable additional bank transaction charges.
CAT 2019 Admit Card
According to the schedule provided on the official website, the Admit Card for CAT 2019 will be available from October 23 to November 24, 2019, i.e the CAT 2019 examination day.
CAT Exam Pattern
CAT 2019 will be a computer-based test of 3 hours duration. There will be three sections in the question paper –
Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)
Section III: Quantitative Ability (QA)
Candidates would be given exactly one hour to attempt each section and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section. Questions in the test paper will include both multiple-choice questions and direct-answer type questions.
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