CAT 2020 Exam Centres - Number of Test Centres Increased to 425+, Check State-wise List of CAT Centres

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: November 20, 2020 | CAT

Prof. Harshal Lowalekar, the Convenor of CAT 2020, has confirmed that the number of CAT 2020 exam centres will be increased to 425+. He has also assured that the number of CAT 2020 nodes will be doubled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CAT 2020 Exam Centres

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams conducted by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). CAT is conducted in more than 150 test centres throughout India. Since IIM Indore is conducting CAT 2020, it declared the complete list of test centres for CAT 2020. Candidates were given the option to choose up to 6 CAT exam centres while filling the CAT 2020 application form.

The number of test centre in CAT 2019 was 156. However, IIM Indore is planning to increase this number to over 425. Prof. Harshal Lowalekar, the CAT 2020 Convenor, has confirmed that CAT 2020 will be conducted in over 425 test centres throughout India. The number of nodes for CAT 2020 will also be doubled for the convenience and safety of the candidates.

This move will help the students facing issues due to restricted movement and the ongoing health hazards of COVID-19. Candidates will be able to take the exam as near as possible to their homes. Candidates must follow the safety guidelines issued by the health ministry when appearing for the exam.

Once the registration process is over, candidates will be allotted one exam centre from the four choices selected by them. Check this article to know all about the exam centres available for CAT 2020.

Table of Contents

Major Highlights of CAT Exam Centres 2020

How to Choose CAT Exam Centres 2020

List of CAT Exam Centres 2020

Exam Centres of CAT 2020 in North India

Exam Centres of CAT 2020 in East India

Exam Centres of CAT 2020 in South India

Exam Centres of CAT 2020 in West India

CAT 2020 Admit Card

Major Highlights of CAT Exam Centres 2020

Check the major highlights of CAT Exam Centres 2020 below

  • Candidates can choose 6 exam centres for CAT 2020 exam centres while filling the application form

  • Candidates have been provided with the facility to change their test city preference during the CAT 2020 Application Form Correction.

  • The final Exam Center will be allotted on the basis of preference of the choices filled by the candidate and the number of candidates who have registered for CAT. 

  • If the first preference of the candidate is not available, the city chosen by the candidate as the second preference will be assigned to the candidate and so on.

How to Choose CAT Exam Centres 2020

The process of choosing the CAT exam centres 2020 is listed below

  • Candidates need to register on the official website of CAT 2020.

  • After that, they will have to confirm their registration.

  • Once done, candidates can then proceed towards form filling.

  • They will be allowed to choose four cities for CAT exam centres.

  • Candidates can choose the exam centres for CAT as per their convenience.

  • Once they have filled the exam centres along with other details, they can submit the CAT application form.

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List of CAT Exam Centres 2020

Around 156 cities were initially declared as exam centres of CAT 2020 but CAT 2020 Convenor has confirmed that CAT 2020 will now be conducted in 425+ test centres due to COVID-19.

2.28 lakh candidates have registered for CAT 2020 and the number of nodes will also be doubled to ensure the safety and convenience of students. Candidates can choose any of the nearest available exam centres. They can check the complete list of exam centres for CAT in this article. 

Exam Centres of CAT 2020 in North India

CAT exam centres in North India includes some major cities such as Delhi, Jaipur, Panipat and Bikaner. There are many other centres available for CAT in North India. You can check the state-wise exam centres for CAT in North India here. 

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Chandigarh

Two CAT exam centres are available in Chandigarh as provided below.

Chandigarh

Mohali

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Delhi-NCR

If you are from Delhi or NCR area, you can choose any of the following CAT exam centres.

Delhi

Greater Noida

Faridabad

Meerut

Ghaziabad

Noida

Gurugram

New Delhi

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Haryana

Around six CAT exam centres are available in Haryana. Check the table provided below to know about the CAT exam centres in Haryana

Kurushetra

Ambala

Panipat

Hisar

Rohtak

Karnal

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Hamirpur

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Jammu and Kashmir

There is only one CAT exam centre available in Jammu and Kashmir and it is mentioned below.

Jammu

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Punjab

There are seven CAT exam centres in Punjab. You can check the table provided below to know all the exam centres in Punjab.

Bhatinda

Ludhiana

Jalandhar

Pathankot

Patiala

Sangrur

Amritsar

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CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Uttar Pradesh

Around eleven exam centres are available for CAT in Uttar Pradesh as listed in the table below.

Varanasi

Allahabad

Agra

Bareilly

Jhansi

Gorakhpur

Lucknow

Kanpur

Aligarh

Muzaffarnagar

Moradabad

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CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Uttarakhand

There are three CAT exam centres available in Uttrakhand and they are listed below.

Dehradun

Roorkee

Haldwani

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Exam Centres of CAT 2020 in East India

CAT exam centres in East India includes some major cities such as Cuttack, Guwahati and Patna. You can check the exam centres of CAT 2020 in East India here. It must be noted that the conducting body can also add some additional exam centres depending on the number of registrations.

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Assam

There are around 5 exam centres in Assam for CAT exam. Candidates can check the table provided below to know all the exam centres available in Assam.

Silchar

Tezpur

Guwahati

Dibrugarh

Jorhat

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CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Arunachal Pradesh

Only one CAT exam centre is available in Arunachal Pradesh and that is mentioned below.

Itanagar

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Bihar

A total of six exam centres are available for CAT in Bihar. CAT 2020 exam centres are provided below. 

Patna

Aurangabad

Muzaffarpur

Arrah

Darbhanga

Bhagalpur

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in West Bengal

A total of eight CAT exam centres are there in West Bengal. You can check the table provided below to know all the CAT exam centres in West Bengal.

Siliguri

Kolkata

Asansol

Durgapur

Bankura

Hooghly

Burdwan

Kalyani

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Mizoram

There is only one CAT exam centre available in Mizoram and it is provided below.

Aizawl

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Meghalaya

Only one CAT exam centre is available in Meghalaya as mentioned below.

Shillong

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Nagaland

Kohima

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Odisha

Provided below are the CAT exam centres available in Orissa

Sambalpur

Berhampur

Cuttack

Bhubaneswar

Balasore

Dhenkanal

Rourkela

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CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Jharkhand

There are five CAT exam centres in Jharkhand as provided in the table below.

Bokaro

Dhanbad

Ranchi

Hazaribagh

Jamshedpur

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Exam Centres of CAT 2020 in South India

CAT exam centres in South India comprise some major cities such as Tirupati, Trivandrum and Chennai. If you belong from South India, you may choose any of these CAT exam centres in South India. You can choose a maximum of 4 exam centres.

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Andhra Pradesh

All the CAT exam centres in Andhra Pradesh are listed below.

Tirupati

Kakinada

Visakhapatnam

Guntur

Kurnool

Rajahmundry

Nellore

Vizianagaram

Vijayawada

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CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Telangana

Three cities are available for CAT exam centres in Telanagana and they are provided below.

Hyderabad

Karim Nagar

Warangal

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Also Read:How to Prepare for CAT for Working Professionals - Check Study Plan & Time Table

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Tamil Nadu

Find out all about the CAT exam centres in Tamil Nadu.

Madurai

Salem

Chennai

Trichy

Coimbatore

Tirunelveli

Vellore

--

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Chattisgarh

You can choose these three exam centres for CAT in Chattisgarh.

Raipur

Bilaspur

Bhilai

--

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Karnataka

Around nine exam centres are available for CAT in Karnataka. You can check all the exam centres provided below.

Belagavi

Mangaluru

Bengaluru

Mysuru

Dharwad

Shivamogga

Hubbali

Udupi

Kalaburagi

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CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Kerala

There are 7 cities available as CAT exam centres in Kerela as provided below.

Trivandrum

Kottayam

Kannur

Kozhikode

Kollam

Thrissur

Ernakulam

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CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Madhya Pradesh

Check the table provided below to know all the CAT exam centres in Madhya Pradesh.

Bhopal

Sagar

Gwalior

Satna

Indore

Ujjain

Jabalpur

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

There is only one CAT exam centre in Andaman & Nicobar Islands and it is provided below.

Port Blair

Exam Centres of CAT 2020 in West India

CAT exam centres in West India comprise some of the major cities such as Jaipur, Rajkot, Nagpur and Navi Mumbai. Besides this, there are many other cities available as CAT 2020 exam centres. You can choose at the most four CAT exam centres in West India.

Also Read: CAT 2020: All About the CAT Exam

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Gujarat

Provided below are the CAT 2020 exam centres in Gujarat.

Ahmedabad

Surat

Anand

Rajkot

Gandhinagar

Vadodara

Mehsana

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CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Goa

There is only one exam centre for CAT in Goa, and the exam is conducted in the following location.

Panaji

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Maharashtra

The highest number of CAT exam centres are available in Maharashtra. There are 18 centres available in the state.

Mumbai

Ulhasnagar

Nagpur

Thane

Amravati

Navi Mumbai

Pune

Vasai

Ahmednagar

Nanded

Aurangabad-Maharashtra

Nashik

Jalgaon

Satara

Kolhapur

Solapur

Raigad

Palghar

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Rajasthan

Around 8 CAT exam centres are available in Rajasthan as provided in the table below.

Jaipur

Bikaner

Udaipur

Jodhpur

Ajmer

Kota

Alwar

Sikar

CAT 2020 Exam Centres in Puducherry

Puducherry

CAT 2020 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to see their allotted exam centres from the CAT 2020 admit card. They can download the admit card of CAT from the official website of CAT. The admit card of CAT will be updated on the official website of CAT one or two weeks after the registration. Candidates must remember that they will have to carry the CAT admit card while going for the exam. 

IIMs have the right to add some additional exam centres and change the exam centre of the candidate depending on the number of candidates appearing for the CAT exam. Candidates can not change their exam centre once the admit card has been released.

Once you give the exam and the CAT 2020 answer key is out, you can use the CAT 2020 percentile predictor to get an idea of your score. After the declaration of CAT 2020 results, you can also refer to the CAT 2020 college predictor to know the colleges in which you can get admission. If you have further questions about CAT exam centres, you can consult our experts on the Collegedekho QnA Zone.

For any MBA admission related queries, you can fill our Common Application Form. CollegeDekho wishes you all the best for CAT 2020 exam.

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