Common Admission Test or CAT Exam Test is a general aptitude test which is a gateway to 20 IIMs and over 1200 B schools in India. The IIM will conduc
Common Admission Test or CAT Exam Test is a general aptitude test which is a gateway to 20 IIMs and over 1200 B schools in India. The IIM will conduct CAT online in more than 156 cities in November. The exam is carried out in two spaces and the enthusiasm 100 MCQ questionnaire in the areas of verbal ability and reading comprehension (VARC), interpretation of data and logical thinking (DILR) and quantitative ability (QA). Every year, more than 2 lakh candidates appear on the CAT exam. In 2019, she married the number of registered candidates 2.44,190 lakh and the number of candidates who took the exam 2.09.926. This is a record number in the last 10 years.
Note: CAT 2020 update will release in July and registration will begin in the 1st week of August.
CAT Eligibility Criteria
The minimum eligibility criteria for CAT exam is Graduation. Read below, for more details on CAT eligibility criteria.
The candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree with at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent CGPA ( 45 per cent for SC, ST and PWD/DA category) from a recognised board or university
The candidate must have completed a professional degree (CA/ CS/ ICWA) with required percentage
Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification or awaiting result are also eligible to apply for CAT exam
CAT EXAM Structure
|Number of exam sessions||Two (forenoon and afternoon)|
|Number of sections||Three|
|Names of the sections||VARC, DILR and QA|
|Duration of exam||60 minutes per section (Total 180 minutes)|
|Total number of questions||100|
|Section-wise number of questions||
|Language of question paper||English|
|Number of answer choices||Four|
|Type of questions||MCQs and Non-MCQs|
|Section-wise difficulty level||
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