The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct computer-based Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018) on Sunday, 25th November, 2018 in two sessions. CAT 2018 will be conducted by IIMs as a pre-requisite for admission to various management programmes of IIMs.
* SC / ST / PWD candidates should have minimum 45%. For General and NC-OBC candidates, minimum is 50%.
|25/11/2018||Port Blair, Chirala, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Itanagar, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur, Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Chandigarh, Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur, Delhi, Goa, Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Rohtak, Hamirpur, Shimla, Jammu, Samba, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Dharwad, Ernakulam, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Raigad, Satara, Solapur, Ulhasnagar, Shillong, Aizawl, Kohima, Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur, Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Tirunelveli, Tiruchirappalli, Puducherry, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi, Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee, Asansol, Bankura, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata|
|Events||Start Date||Last Date|
|Application Form||08/08/2018||19/09/2018 10:30 pm|
|Admit Card Release Date||24/10/2018||-|
Online Dates |
|Declaration of result||05/01/2019||-|
Additional Information for SC, ST, NC-OBC, and PWD Candidates
CAT will be conducted in centers spread across around 147 test cities. Test cities will be mentioned in CAT website and the name of the test centre will be indicated in the Admit Card.
IIMs reserve the right to change or cancel any test centre / city and / or change the test time and date at their own discretion.
CAT 2018 will have two sessions: Forenoon and Afternoon on Sunday, 25th November 2018. Candidates will be assigned a single session depending on the test centre availability and city preference
Please note that each IIM shortlists candidates for second stage of selection which may be independent of each other. The process may include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI). Performance in CAT 2018 examination is an important component in the admission process. IIMs may additionally use other factors like previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience, gender and academic diversity and other similar inputs in short listing and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process. The processes, academic cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs. For more information, refer the admissions policies of IIMs from their respective websites.
Rs 950 for SC, ST and PwD category candidates.
Rs1900 for all other categories of candidates.
Please note that a candidate needs to pay registration fees only once, irrespective
of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. Fees once paid cannot be
refunded under any circumstances.
The registration window opens on 8th August, 2018 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on 19th September, 2018. The details will be available in the registration guide.
At the time of registration, the candidates have to select any four Test Cities as per their preference
from the drop down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among
the four preferred cities subject to availability. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any
of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city. The candidates can download the admit
cards from 24th October, 2018 till 25th November, 2018.
CAT exam does not have a defined syllabus for CAT preparation. However, you can attempt the mock test to understand the pattern of exam and types of questions. Check the CAT website regularly for the announcement of mock test.
Candidates are prohibited from bringing calculators to the testing centre. You may use the onscreen calculator that will be available throughout the exam.
Admit Card Download Start Date - 24-10-2018 01:00 p.m.
The Admit card will appear only if your online application form is submitted successfully. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission. You can then log into the CAT website using your registered User ID and view / print the Admit card.
The Admit Card is a mandatory document required to take the exam. You must print the Admit Card and bring it to the exam centre on the day of the exam. Follow the instructions provided in the Admit Card before coming for the examination. Please affix the same uploaded photograph in the physical admit card as mentioned.
|Date of declaration of result||05/01/2019|
|Result URL||Check your result here|
CAT 2018 RESULTS AND SHORTLISTING
Information related to CAT 2018 results will be tentatively available starting second week of January 2019 on this website. The list of candidates shortlisted for the next level of selection will be made available on the website of the respective IIMs. Each IIM will send interview letters to the shortlisted candidates directly. The criteria for shortlisting vary across IIMs. Please visit the admission websites of respective IIMs for further information.
CAT 2018 SCORE
Candidates' CAT 2018 score card will be made accessible at the CAT website. Candidates may
also be intimated individually by SMS. The CAT results are likely be declared by second week of
January, 2019. CAT 2018 score is valid only till December 31, 2019 and will accordingly be
accessible on the website. Thereafter, no queries related to issuance of CAT 2018 score cards will