Indian Institutes of Management conduct computer based Common Admission Test which is shortly known as CAT every year as a pre-requisite for admission to various Post Graduate Management programs or Ph.D equivalent Fellow Programs in Management known as FPM in short in its various institutes located all over the country and listed non-IIM member institutions. The CAT score is a milestone for those who want to build their career studying Management course in recognized institutes of India. Maintaining the same tradition Indian Institutes of Management has announced CAT 2017 registration, entrance exam and results dates for current year too.
Courses offered by various IIMs
Candidates are invited to appear in Common Admission Test 2017 to take admissions in the following courses offered by various IIMs:
The candidates must have the following eligibility criteria to register for Common Admission Test conducted by IIMs in the year of 2017:
Out of total seats 15%, 7.5%, 27% and 5% will be reserved for the candidates belong to SC, ST, OBC and PwD categories respectively.
Each IIM has its own eligibility criteria for admission where CAT score 2017 will play an important role. However, each institute may also consider previous academic results, relevant working experience etc. to shortlist the candidates.
Registration procedure for CAT-2017
Candidates have to register themselves through online portal at https://iimcat.ac.in at the scheduled time mentioned below. To know about more details of the registration process candidates should read registration guide available at the page age.
Candidates have to declare an e-mail id and a mobile number during registration process and the same needs to be maintained throughout the selection process.
Candidates under SC, ST and PwD categories have to pay a non-returnable amount of Rs. 900/- as registration fee whereas General and NC-OBC candidates will pay Rs. 1800/- once only for registration for C-2017 irrespective of numbers of institutes they are applying for.
Centres of CAT-2017
During the registration of online application process for CAT-2017 held by IIMs candidates have to select any four test cities out of 140 centres. Finally one out of four preferred cities will be allotted which will be mentioned in admit card. In case a candidate is not allotted any of his / her preferred cities, a nearby city will be allotted.
Important dates to remember
Candidates should visit the official website and read all details of the programs and test to ensure all information of the programs, test, registration and admission before registration for CAT-2017. They should also watch CAT2017 registration video before applying for the test.
Candidates may also call help desk number 1-800-266-3549 for any assistance regarding IIMs CAT-2017.
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