CAT 2018 is expected to be conducted either on the last Sunday of November or first Sunday of December. The official notification for CAT 2018 will release in the last week of July. It is anticipated that CAT 2018 will be convened by IIM Kozhikode. Interested candidates can fill CAT 2018 Application Form, releasing in August.
CAT 2018 Notification
- CAT 2018 official notification will be released in last week of July.
- The notification comprises of important dates, eligibility criteria, registration guide.
- The designated IIM releases CAT Notification on the official website i.e. iimcat.ac.in.
CAT 2018 Exam Dates
Given below is a tentative schedule of CAT 2018. The actual dates will be updated after the notification is released.
|Release of Notification||July 28, 2018|
|Registration Starts||August 08,2018|
|Registration Ends||September 24, 2018|
|Form Correction Window||September 27- September 30, 2018|
|Release of Admit Card||October 20, 2018|
|Release of Official Mock Test||October 20, 2018|
|Exam Date||November 25, 2016|
|Result Declaration||January 10, 2019|
|Selection Process Starts||January 11, 2019|
CAT 2018 Registration
- CAT Registration will begin in August 2018. Candidates have to register on the official website iimcat.ac.in.
- The registration can only be done online till September 24 2018 (tentative).
- Candidates need a valid email id and phone number for registration.
- A unique registration ID and login password will be sent to the email ID and phone number used in registration.
- These credentials can be used to fill CAT application form, download the admit card, and access the result later.
CAT 2018 Admit Card
- CAT Admit Card will be released in the third week of October 2018.
- The admit card will the following information mentioned on it-
- Name of the Candidate
- Registration Number
- Date of Birth
- PwD Status
- Date and Day of the Test
- Test Time and Session
- Test City and Centre
- Test System Number
- Set of Instructions for the Candidate
- Candidates must download CAT admit card and affix the same passport sized photograph as uploaded in the application form.
- It is mandatory to possess the admit card during the test.
- Admit cards are submitted with the invigilator at the end of the exam.
CAT 2018 Exam Day Schedule
- CAT 2018 is expected to be conducted on November 25 or December 02.
- The exam will be conducted in two sessions- forenoon and afternoon
- The forenoon session is from 9:00 AM– 12:00 PM
- The afternoon session is from 2:30 PM-5:30 PM
- Candidates are supposed to reach the exam centers by 7:30 AM for forenoon session and 1:00 PM for afternoon session.
- Entry at the exam centers will stop at 8:45 AM for forenoon session and 2:15 PM for afternoon session.
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CAT 2018 Result
- Result of CAT 2018 will be released in the second week of January 2019.
- It will be uploaded on the candidate’s profile on the official website.
- CAT score card will contain the following information-
- Personal details – name, contact details, CAT registration number, gender, date of birth, category, PwD status.
- Date and time of test
- Section wise scaled score and percentile
- Overall scaled score and percentile
- An sms of overall percentile scored will be sent to all the candidates on the registered phone number.
CAT 2018 Selection Process
- Candidates will be selected by each IIM on the basis of CAT percentile, academic record, extracurricular, and work experience.
- A personalized call letter will sent to the selected candidates.
- IIMs conduct Group Discussions (GD) and/or Written Ability Test (WAT) in the selection process.
- All IIMs conduct a personal interview with each selected candidate.
- Candidates have to clear all the rounds to convert into IIM(s).
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College