CAT 2017 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
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CAT Registration 2017: The registration for CAT 2017 can be done at iimcat.ac.in. CAT Application Form will be available from first week of August 2017 in online mode only.
Before beginning the process of filling CAT Application Form, an aspirant will have to register first at the official website for CAT 2017 applications. The registration process is necessary as it generates a unique login id and password. This login id and password is vital for completing CAT Registration and filling CAT Application Form.
Before beginning CAT registration process, one must check the eligibility for CAT Exam. This part is critical, since if you do not fulfill CAT Eligibility Criteria, your application will be rejected.
To complete CAT Registration, you will need to have certain details at hand. These details are listed below:
Below is the step-by-step guide to register for CAT 2017:
Your CAT Registration is now completed. On successful completion of CAT registration process, you will shortly receive your login id on the email id you provided in the registration form. The said email will be sent by Administrator and have CAT 2017 login Details as the subject line. You should note down the login id and keep it safe.
The corresponding password for CAT 2017 will be sent as an SMS to the mobile phone number provided during CAT Registration Process. The SMS will have LM-IIMCAT as the sender. Make sure to note down the password where you have noted the login id. Keep this SMS safe for future use.
After you have successfully completed CAT Registration Process, you can move on to filling CAT Application Form. Form filling is an essential part of CAT Registration. You should read the information bulletin carefully and fill in the application form accordingly in order to avoid rejection.
For filling the application form, you will have to first login to the official website. The steps to login are described below:
Following this CAT Registration Process, you will be able to login to your account and open application form. CAT Application Form comprises of the following 5 sections:
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While filling CAT Application Form 2017, there are certain general rules which you must adhere to. Deviation from these instructions might hamper submission of your application form. The general instruction for filling the form are listed below:
After logging in successfully to your candidate’s account for CAT 2017, you can begin CAT Registration. CAT Application Form is divided into 5 sections. Below we are providing steps for filling each section separately.
In this section, you will need to fill in the following details:
In this section, you have to enter the details of your academic qualification. Here you have to enter the details of not just the qualifying examination but details of your education from class 10th onwards to the most recent academic qualification.
You will need to enter the details of following academic qualifications:
The aggregate percentage will be calculated for all the subjects mentioned in the mark sheet for class 10th. In this section, you will need to enter the following details:
In this case again the aggregate percentage will be calculated against all subjects mentioned in the mark sheet for class 12th. Under this section you will need to enter the following details:
In this section, you have to enter the details of your Bachelor degree program. Do not get confused if your degree is an Honors degree. Enter details of all types of under-graduate or equivalent programs which are approved by UGC, Association of Indian Universities, or Ministry of HRD.
Candidates who are in the final year of the program should select “Yes” in the field “Are you in the final year of Bachelor Degree?” Those who have completed their Bachelor degree program should selectYes in the relevant field.
You will need to fill the following details:
Under this section, you have to enter details of any other professional courses such as CS, CA, ICWA, or any other degree. In case of candidates who have not undergone any graduate degree, filling this section is compulsory.
However, in case of multiple professional degrees, enter marks for the degree in which you have scored the maximum marks.
In this section, you will need to fill the following details:
This is optional and students who have completed their PG degree only should fill these details. You will have to enter the following details:
After filling in the details click on “Save & Continue” and move to the next section.
In this section, you need to enter details of your work experience till July 31, 2017. The work experience duration should be in months and not in years.
What counts as valid Work Experience for CAT Registration Process?
What does not fall under Work Experience for CAT Registration Process?
Steps to fill in Work Experience details:
In this section, you will have to select the name of programs offered at various IIMs as per your preference. Along with the preference for programs, you also have to enter your choice of city for interview in an adjacent column.
In the case of PGP/PGDM program at the following IIMs, you must select same interview city:
At the end of the page you will also have to select your exam city center preference. There is option to select four exam city centers. You cannot repeat a city as your preferred city. After selecting the exam center preferences click on “Save and Continue” button.
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Application fee is one of the important aspect of CAT Registration, without which a candidate cannot complete the whole procedure. The application fee for CAT has remained constant for the last 3 years.
The fee is expected to remain the same for this year too. The detailed fee structure for CAT 2017 is mentioned below:
|General/NC-OBC (Non-Creamy Layer Other Backward Classes)||INR 1700|
|SC (Scheduled Caste)/ST (Scheduled Tribe)||INR 850|
|PwD (Persons with Disability)/DA (Differently Abled)||INR 850|
Like CAT Registration, payment method for CAT 2017 application fee is entirely online too. Applicants can choose between paying through Net banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card.
While paying online, there is an additional Transaction Processing Charge, which an applicant has to pay in addition to the application fees.
The details of the additional charges incurred are given below:
|Payment Method||Additional Transaction Processing Fees|
|Credit Card (American Express)||2.85% of the application fees, subject to minimum of INR 5.|
|Credit Card (Visa/Master)||1.20% of the application fees, subject to minimum of INR 5.|
|Debit Card (Visa/Master)||If the application fees is less than or equal to INR 2000, then 0.75% of the application fees subject to minimum of INR 5. If the application fees is more than INR 2000, then 1.00% of the application fees subject to minimum of INR 5.|
Before you begin the payment process, make sure you have the following details at hand:
In case of card payment,
In case of payment through Net banking,
To complete the payment process, follow the given steps:
During CAT Registration 2017, you need to upload certain documents. Without uploading these documents, you will not be able to submit CAT Application Form.
The list of the documents required for CAT Registration along with their specifications is given below:
|Required Documents||Dimension and Type of File|
|Photograph||Dimension – 35 mm X 45 mm File Format - .jpg or .jpeg File Size - <= 80 Kb|
|Signature||Dimension – 80 mm X 35 mm File Format - .jpg or .jpeg File Size - <= 80 Kb|
|NC-OBC/SC/ST Certificate||Self-attested Scanned as pdf document|
|PwD/DA Certificate||Self-attested Scanned as pdf document|
The format of the caste and disability certificate is available on the official CAT website. You can download the certificate, fill the details and get it attested by the concerned authority. In case you already have the said certificates, make sure that they are in the same format as mentioned on the CAT 2017 official website.
The images which are to be uploaded in CAT Application Form should be of a definite file size and dimension. By following the process given below, you can easily convert any image file into the desired dimension and file size for completing CAT Registration.
For applicants of CAT 2017, form correction is allowed only till the payment is not done. Once the application fees is paid, you cannot make any changes or corrections in CAT Application Form. So before making the payment, make sure to go through the details you have filled in the form.
The following details, which you provide during CAT Registration Process, cannot be changed at any stage:
In case you misplace or lose your password that was generated during CAT Registration, you can always recover it by going on the official CAT 2017 website. The password for your CAT 2017 login id will be sent via SMS to your registered mobile number.
The process to recover your password is given below:
Ans. If your mark sheet contains the equivalent percentage for the respective grades, you will enter the percentage equivalent to the grade scored by you. If it’s not given, then contact your university and procure the equivalent percentage for your grade score for completing CAT Registration.
Ans. If you have done dual degrees, you can fill the aggregate of marks which are equivalent to Bachelor’s degree. If there are marks given in the Master’s category, fill it in the section for Master’s degree details while doing CAT Registration.
Ans. You have to enter your changed name but you will have to produce relevant documents at the time of examination, interview and admission.
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