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CAT Admit Card 2017/ Hall Ticket

CAT Admit Card 2017- IIM Delhi is the organizing authority of CAT 2017. The admit card for CAT 2017 is expected to be released in October, 2017. CAT 2017 admit card will available to download for those CAT Admit Card, CAT Hall Ticket, CAT Admit Card 2017, CAT Hall Ticket 2017candidates who have completed their CAT Registration on time.

  • Candidates can download CAT Admit Card by entering User Id and Password.
  • CAT 2017 admit card is an important document where the details of the candidate and the examination will be printed.
  • After downloading CAT hall ticket, candidates are advised to check the details mentioned on it and make sure they are error free.
  • In the case of any error in the admit card details, candidates must contact the exam officials to rectify the error. 
  • The online test for CAT is scheduled for December 03, 2017. Failing to carry CAT admit card to the exam center on the exam day, will restrict the candidates from writing the test. 

Highlights of CAT Admit Card 2017

CAT Admit Card will be available on October, 2017
Issuing bodyIIM Delhi
Admit Card can be downloaded
CAT Admit Card can be accessed usingUser Id and Password
Details on CAT Admit CardCandidate’s name, application number, test center, test date & time, course, category
Documents to carry along with admit cardPhoto ID and its Xerox copy
CAT Helpline Number1800-266-0207

Important Dates for CAT Admit Card

The official schedule for CAT 2017 was released on July 31, 2017. The table below explains the timeline for CAT Admit Card 2017. 

ProcessExam Date
CAT RegistrationAugust 08, 2017 – September 22, 2017
CAT 2017 Admit Card will be released onOctober, 2017
Last date to download CAT Admit CardDecember 03, 2017
CAT 2017 is scheduled forDecember 03, 2017

How to Download CAT Admit Card?

The process of downloading CAT Admit Card is completely online. Candidates can obtain their hall ticket by logging in with User Id and Password. The facility of downloading CAT Admit Card will be available till the exam date.

It should be noted that CAT Admit Card will not be mailed or sent to the candidates. The steps to download admit card are given below:

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  1. Visit the official website of CAT at
  2. Click on the “Existing User” tab.
  3. Enter your User Id and Password.

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  1. Click on Login.
  2. You will be redirected to your candidate profile.

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  1. Click on the “Download Admit Card” button.

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  1. Save your admit card on your system and take a print out.

Details on CAT 2017 Admit Card

CAT Admit Card carries important information about the candidate and the exam they are appearing for. They must remember to verify all the particulars and ensure that every detail mentioned on hall ticket is accurate. Make sure, you check them while downloading CAT Admit Card.

Some of the important information on the admit card of CAT is:

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  • Name of the Candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • User Id/Registration Number
  • PwD/DA status
  • Category
  • Test Schedule
  • CAT Exam Center
  • Test Time Slot
  • Candidate’s Signature
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Exam Day Instructions

Correction on CAT Admit Card 2017

In case there is any discrepancy in the details mentioned in CAT Admit Card, a candidate should immediately contact the concerned authorities for a solution. If you do not alert the authorities before examination, you might have to face problem on the exam day.

You can contact the concerned authorities in the following cases:

  • If your name is misspelled in CAT Admit Card
  • If your PwD/DA status is provided wrong in the hall ticket
  • If a different test city is allotted rather than the mentioned one while filling the CAT Application Form
  • If your photograph is not visible on the admit card

In all these cases, you must immediately contact CAT 2017 conducting board/authorities. You can also contact the authorities, if despite fulfilling eligibility criteria and submitting the application form, you cannot view/download your admit card.

You can contact the helpdesk from Monday to Saturday between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The helpdesk contact information is given below:

Toll Free Number: 1800-266-0207

Helpdesk email address:

Retrieve Lost CAT 2017 Admit Card

If by some unfortunate event you happen to lose your CAT Admit Card, do not worry. You can go back to the official website for CAT 2017 and download and reprint your admit card. You can download and print your admit card by logging in your candidate’s profile till the exam day.

Documents Required with CAT Admit Card

IIM Calcutta has released the official announcement for bringing a Xerox copy of a valid photo id proof along with the original one and CAT Admit Card.

Candidates applying under reserved categories are also advised to carry the original copy of their Caste/Disability certificate on the day of the exam. Those who have changed their names with due procedure should also carry their respective document along with their CAT Hall Ticket

Candidates while appearing for CAT should carry any one of the following documents as their photo identity proof to CAT Exam Center

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Voter ID
  • Aadhaar UID
  • Driving License

Instructions on CAT Admit Card

The importance of CAT Admit Card is not limited to just the exam day. It may be required during subsequent admission stages. So, a candidate must keep their CAT admit card safe and follow the instructions given below:

  • A candidate must not spoil his admit card or mutilate it as it is a very useful document.
  • Candidates must also not change any entry made therein. For any changes in the information given on the admit card, contact the exam authority to the earliest.
  • Candidates are required to preserve their MAT admit cards in good condition till the entire admission process is over.
  • Do not carry any unfair item or any other document except admit card at the exam center for CAT.
  • Any mutilated, altered or invalid admit card will lead to cancellation of your candidature.
  • Also, produce the admit card whenever asked at the examination center. Thus, carry multiple copies of the same

Important Guidelines for CAT Exam

  • Locate your test center – Make sure that you reach the right test center on the exam day. Check CAT Admit Card for the address of exam center and visit it before at least 30 minutes before given exam time.
  • Avoid last minute preparations – If you have not prepared for some topic so far, it is advisable to not start it just before few hours for the test. Neither would you be able to grasp it nor revise topics you prepared already. It is ok to leave out few topics. Otherwise, it will create confusion and panic at the last moment.
  • Relax and stay confident - Relaxation should be the main mantra a day before your CAT 2017 exam. You have worked very hard so far and even if you have not, you cannot make it up in few hours, so the best way is to relax yourself. Confidence is the only key to success, so do not be nervous at all.
  • Revision – Revise your shortcuts very well. You will need them during exams to solve your paper at the given time.
  • Required Documents and Materials – Make sure you kept all the required documents such as CAT 2017 admit card, ID, etc. along with pen and pencil.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques. What I need to carry to the CAT Exam Center?

Ans. It is mandatory for the aspiring candidates to carry a valid photo id card along with CAT admit card to the exam center. While taking CAT exam, candidates should carry any one of the following documents with its Xerox copy- Driving License, PAN Card, Passport, Aadhar Card, College ID or Employer ID for photo identification.

Ques. Can I carry a Xerox copy of photo id card on CAT exam day?

Ans. No. Candidates should carry any one of the above-mentioned photo id proof in original. A Xerox or scanned copy will not be accepted at CAT exam center.

Ques. What is Test System Number mentioned on the Admit Card of CAT?

Ans. The purpose of Test System Number, is just to help the candidates identify the floor and computer at the test center. It shouldn’t be confused with the registration number.

Ques. Can I change CAT Test Center?

Ans. No. CAT Test Centre for the exam should be chosen with the utmost care during CAT Registration. Candidates can take exam only at test center mentioned on CAT Admit Card 2017. The request of changing CAT exam center will not be accepted under any circumstance.

Ques. What do I need to do after downloading CAT Hall Ticket?

Ans. Every candidate must cross check all the details mentioned on CAT Admit Card. This will go a long way when it comes to avoiding any errors. If any discrepancies are found, it must be immediately rectified by reporting to the concerned authority. They must print at least 2-copies of CAT Admit Card.

Ques. Can I avail the services of a Scribe?

Ans. Yes. Candidates availing the services of a scribe should submit the scribe affidavit. Also, they should carry a photo id card to the test center.



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