Considered as one of the most competitive exams in India, CAT (Common Aptitude Test) certainly is a big deal for management aspirants. 20 IIMs, 100+ Top B-schools, 4,000 seats and years of preparation, and all applicants eye for the best seat on offer. Such is the power of CAT!
CAT is a 3-hour computer-based examination. The exam is composed of a total of 100 objective and subjective questions. The exam has four sections, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and Data Interpretation.
CAT 2019 is not far away! It will be conducted by IIM Kozhikode in two sessions on Sunday, November 24, 2019. The results would be announced in the first week of January 2020. With the announcement of cut-offs, the admissions will commence.
Get, set go! CAT 2019 – Important dates and details
1. Registration start date – 7th August 2019
2. Registration last date – 18th September 2019
3. Admit card release date – 23rd October
5. CAT 2019 exam date – 24th November 2019
6. Result announcement date – January 2019
How to Apply – Process of registration
The registration process for CAT 2019 begins from the first week of August 2019. Visit iimcat.ac.in for online registration. Once the registration process is completed, the login details to fill the application form are sent via email.
Once the candidate receives the login details, the application form can be filled. The form requires details that include personal information, communication mode, educational qualification, scanned photograph, and signature. The application fee for general/OBC candidates is Rs. 1900 and Rs. 950 for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
As per the official eligibility criteria of CAT, the candidates for the exam should meet the following parameters –
– A bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from a recognized institute or university.
– There’s no age limit to appear for CAT 2019
– The candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category need to score a minimum of 45% in bachelor’s or any discipline from a recognized institute or university
The students who have appeared for their final year bachelor’s degree exam and are awaiting results can apply for CAT 2019
How to get into Jaipuria Institute of Management?
Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow, Noida, Indore, and Jaipur accept MAT score for entry to its Post Graduate Diploma in Management. If selected, applicants got to sit in group discussion and personal interview rounds.
Below is the selection parameter with due weightages.
Score in CAT/MAT/XAT/AT MA/ GMAT: 50%
Group Discussion: 10%
Personal Interview: 15%
Work Experience: 05%
Academic Performance in earlier education/ Sports/ Extra Curricular Activities: 20%