CAT 2020 Application Form Correction - Dates, Process, Guidelines

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: September 26, 2020 | CAT

CAT 2020 Application Form Correction Window will open from September 27 10:00 AM till September 29 5:00 PM. For the first time, IIM will also allow candidates to change their Test City Preferences of CAT in addition to the re-upload of their Photograph and Signature.

CAT Application Form Correction

CAT 2020 registration started on August 5 and candidates had until September 23 5:00 PM complete the registrations and pay the application fee.

The candidates who have made errors or mistakes while filling the CAT application form 2020 need not worry, as IIM Indore provides the candidates with an opportunity for the CAT applicants to rectify the errors in the application form.

IIM Indore has announced that a 'very short' window for CAT 2020 application form correction will be opened. Only candidates who have successfully registered and paid the application fee will be able to access this option. 

Editable Fields in CAT Application Form Correction

Candidates who have uploaded scanned version of photograph and signature in improper format or applicants who have uploaded blurred image can upload the same in the appropriate format. IIM Indore is also allowing candidates to edit their test city preferences this year.

For other kinds of errors in CAT application form, such as the wrong date of birth, name, e-mail address etc., candidates will have to contact the CAT Help Desk.

In order to help the CAT applicants with the application form correction, we have explained the detailed procedure on how to rectify errors in the application form.

Common Mistakes Committed by Applicants in CAT Application Form

Some of the common mistakes committed by candidates while filling the CAT application form are -

  • Uploading Image Signature in an inappropriate form
  • Uploading blurred images
  • Filling wrong e-mail id or mobile number
  • Spelling Mistakes (Name of the Candidate, Father’s Name etc).

CAT Application Form Correction Dates 2020

CAT 2020 application form correction dates are not available yet and will be updated here as soon as the date is released officially.



CAT 2020 registration window

August 5 - September 23, 2020

CAT 2020 application form correction window opening date

September 27, 2020 10:00 AM

CAT 2020 application form correction window closing date

September 29, 2020 5:00 PM

How to Edit CAT Application Form 2020?

In order to edit the application form for CAT 2020, the applicants can follow the steps mentioned below.

Step 1

Visit the official website of CAT, i.e.,

Step 2

On the homepage of CAT, click on the link that indicates ‘Existing User/ Registered Candidate Login’.

Step 3

Enter the ‘User ID’ and ‘Password’ to edit the application form.

Step 4

You can modify the image and signature (upload the revised scanned versions of signature and photograph).
You can also edit the test city preferences for CAT 2020. Selection of up to 6 test city preferences is allowed.
After the above process, Save the details

Step 5

Once the relevant changes have been made, logout.

Step 6

You will receive a confirmation message on your mobile and mail regarding the CAT application form correction.

If you have made some other mistakes in the application form of CAT, you need to send the correct information to the CAT Help Desk. You will need to send the relevant and appropriate information to

Also Read: Top B-schools that Accept CAT Percentile Below 90 other than IIMs

Image Dimensions for CAT Application Form Correction 2020

Here are the image specifications for CAT application form 2020.

Photograph (Passport Size)30 mm x 45 mmLess than 80 KB
Signature80 mm x 35 mmLess than 80 KB

Also Read: CAT 2020 Registrations to Begin from August 5 to Sept 16; Check Detailed Process Here

If you need any assistance pertaining to CAT application form correction, you can ask your query through CollegeDekho’s Q & A section.

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