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Certainly, it appears to be a pleasant news for CAT aspirants as one of the top notch management school IIM Ahmedabad is now deciding on increasing seat intake for PGP 2017-19 batch. IIM Ahmedabad has sent a proposal to MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), which has confirmed the receipt of such proposal. The approval of MHRD can prove to be a great deal for CAT aspirants as more candidates will get an opportunity to grab seats for acquiring admissions in management courses.
Recently, IIM Ahmedabad has modified PGP, PGP-FABM AND FABM courses and the total intake of these courses were 440. Also, to increase the participation of foreign candidates, IIM Ahmedabad added supernumerary seats for the academic session 2015-16. One of the professors was quoted saying that “Our objective is to get quality foreign students to bring in diversity and also to position the institute as a global learning destination for management students." Foreign students are generally offered admission through GMAT scores. The scores of domestic candidates of GMAT will also be considered for admission to PGPX course. CAT score will be taken in consideration for admission in all other MBA/PGDM courses.
|Post Graduate Programme (PGP)||394|
|Post Graduate Programme in Food & Agri Business Management||46|
|Post Graduate Programme Executive (PGPX)||85|
|Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)||21|
CAT exam is not only considered for getting admissions in IIM Ahmedabad, but CAT score is also considered for shortlisting candidates for other 20 IIMs. CAT which is also called Common Admission Test is a doorway to various management courses in IIMs. It is the computer based exam in India for MBA admissions in 19 IIMs and over 150 B-schools. CAT exam is organized by 19 IIMs on a rotational basis. For this year, IIM Bangalore is organizing the exam.
IIM Ahmedabad is one of the top management school in India and its Post Graduate Programme (PGP) is its flagship programme. To acquire admission in PGP batch at IIMA, tough selection criteria is followed. Apart from considering CAT score, the shortlisting process includes various considerations like:
|CAT Reservation||CAT Download NC-OBC Certificate||CAT Download SC–ST Certificate||CAT Download DA/PWD Certificate|
It is important to keep the track of relevant dates in order to remember the timeline beginning from registration process to the CAT exam date. You can refer to the following table and in order to get a proper idea of important dates.
|Beginning of CAT 2016 Registration Process||8th August 2016|
|End of CAT 2016 Registration Process||22nd September 2016|
|CAT 2016 Admit Card Download||18th October, 2016|
|CAT 2016 Exam||4th December 2016|
|CAT EXAM||CAT RESULT||CAT OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION||CAT ADMISSION|
Also, the students who are awaiting their results for graduation may also apply.
By following the below stated steps, an aspirant can get himself/herself registered for CAT:
It is of no use to get yourself registered for CAT, when the required documents are not complete, because ultimately your application will get rejected. So, the candidate need to cross-check the following list of documents:
Date for downloading CAT Admit card is October 8th 2016. For a candidate, admit card carries a relevance in a sense that it is a document which is compulsory for appearing in CAT examination. The admit card for CAT will be released online on the official website and will be available for download from October 18, 2016 to December 4th 2016.
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