CAT 2019: The Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM-K) has extended the last date for the online registration process of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 to September 25, till 5 pm, to accommodate students who missed out due to unseasonal rains and floods in several states. Earlier, the varsity had decided to close the online application process for CAT 2019, on September 18, 2019. The CAT 2019 registration began on August 7 this year in the online mode on iimcat.ac.in. Do note that the last day for registering for CAT 2019 is now September 25, 2019.
Eligible candidates can apply on the official website of IIM-K on iimcat.ac.in. The CAT 2019 is the mandatory entrance exam for admission to flagship PGP 2020-22 and other programmes in 20 IIMs and other top rated B schools like: FMS, MDI, NITIE, SPJIMR, XLRI and others. IIM Kozhikode, the co-ordinating institute of CAT 2019, will conduct the CAT 2019 examination on November 24 in two sessions across 156 cities in the country.
CAT 2019 Registration and Fee
The application fee for general-category candidates is Rs 1,900 and the fee for those belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories is Rs 950. Candidates can apply through the official website of CAT 2019 at - iimcat.ac.in. If you are aspiring to appear in CAT 2019, you need to first register for the examination and then submit the fees.
CAT 2019: How to fill or register for CAT application form 2019
Step 1 – Visit official website - iimcat.ac.in
Step 2 - Fill details and generate login id and password
Step 3 - Relogin and fill CAT application form
Step 4 - Upload the necessary documents while registering for CAT 2019
Step 5 - Pay the fees for the application form of CAT 2019
Step 6 - Take print out of CAT 2019 application form
CAT 2019 paper pattern
CAT 2019 examination will be of a 180-minute duration. Candidates will have to attempt three sections:
Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Section III: Quantitative Ability
Candidates will be allotted 60 minutes to answer questions in each section mentioned above.
The CAT 2019 selection process conducted by IIMs involves a Written Ability Test (WAT), and a Personal Interview (PI).
CAT 2019 eligibility
Contenders with a graduate degree from a recognised institute or university are eligible to apply for CAT 2019 exam and must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent. The reserved-category candidates need to hold a minimum of 45 per cent marks.
All the aspirants are advised to keep checking the official website of CAT 2019 iimcat.ac.in for latest updates regarding CAT 2019.
CAT 2019: Selection process
The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of the Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) followed by Personal Interviews (PI) round.
List of courses offered by IIM:
Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management
Post Graduate Programme in Management
Post-Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management
Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management
Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer-based exam held in India. It scores a candidate on the basis of Quantitative Ability (QA), Verbal Ability (VA) and Reading Comprehension (RC), Data Interpretation (DI) and Logical Reasoning (LR). The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) started this test to select students for their business administration programs. CAT is conducted every year by one of the IIMs based on a policy of rotation.