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CAT 2022 Exam Centres -State-wise List of CAT Centres

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaUpdated On: September 20, 2022 04:00 pm IST | CAT

The CAT 2022 notification that IIM Bangalore released states that 150 cities in the various Indian states will host CAT 2022. At the time of filling out the CAT 2022 application form, candidates must choose any six exam centres from the list according on their preferences.

CAT 2021 Exam Centres

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). The official notification released by IIM Bangalore states that CAT 2022 will take place in roughly 150 cities nationwide. On the application form, candidates must select up to six exam centres based on their accessibility. These choices will be used to assign CAT exam locations for 2022. The CAT 2022 exam is scheduled to take place on November 27, 2022. In order to avoid any last-minute hassles with finding the exam centre assigned, candidates who wish to take the exam must select CAT exam centres 2022 close to their residence. A city may have multiple CAT exam centres. Candidates who apply for the exam before the deadline will receive admit cards with information about the exam location.

Candidates are advised to check the list of CAT 2022 exam centres before filling the application form. Besides this, they are advised to choose the exam centre available near their place. The final list of CAT 2022 exam centre will be updated on the official website of CAT 2022. Once the registration process is over, candidates will be allotted one exam centre from the 6 choices selected by them. Check this article to know all about the exam centres available for CAT 2022.

Major Highlights of CAT Exam Centres 2021

Check the major highlights of CAT Exam Centres 2021 below.

  • Candidates can choose 6 exam centres for CAT 2021 exam centres while filling the application form

  • Candidates have been provided with the facility to change their test city preference during the CAT 2021 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 second preference will be assigned to the candidate and so on.

How to Choose CAT Exam Centres 2021

The process of choosing the CAT exam centres 2021 is listed below.

Test City Preference Box in CAT application form

  • Candidates need to register on the official website of CAT 2021.

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

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

  • They will be allowed to choose 6 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.

​Also Read:Importance of CAT in MBA Admissions

List of CAT Exam Centres 2021

IIMA has confirmed that CAT 2021 will be conducted in 158 cities. The number of test cities for CAT 2021 has been increased from last year and the number of exam centres may also go up. Candidates can choose any of the nearest available exam centres. They can check the complete list of exam centres for CAT in this article. 

Last year, 2.28 lakh candidates registered for CAT 2020 and the number of nodes was doubled to ensure the safety and convenience of students during the COVID-19 pandemic

Exam Centres of CAT 2021 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 2021 Exam Centres in Chandigarh

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

Chandigarh

Mohali

CAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Exam Centres in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Hamirpur

CAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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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Also Read:CAT 2021 Mock Test: Importance of CAT Mock Test During Preparation

Exam Centres of CAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Exam Centres in Arunachal Pradesh

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

Itanagar

CAT 2021 Exam Centres in Bihar

A total of six exam centres are available for CAT in Bihar. CAT 2021 exam centres are provided below. 

Patna

Aurangabad

Muzaffarpur

Arrah

Darbhanga

Bhagalpur

CAT 2021 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 2021 Exam Centres in Mizoram

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

Aizawl

CAT 2021 Exam Centres in Meghalaya

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

Shillong

CAT 2021 Exam Centres in Nagaland

Kohima

CAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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.

CAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Exam Centres in Tamil Nadu

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

Madurai

Salem

Chennai

Trichy

Coimbatore

Tirunelveli

Vellore

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CAT 2021 Exam Centres in Chattisgarh

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

Raipur

Bilaspur

Bhilai

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CAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 exam centres.

Also Read: CAT 2021: All About the CAT Exam

CAT 2021 Exam Centres in Gujarat

Provided below are the CAT 2021 exam centres in Gujarat.

Ahmedabad

Surat

Anand

Rajkot

Gandhinagar

Vadodara

Mehsana

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CAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Exam Centres in Puducherry

Puducherry

Guidelines for Exam Day at the CAT Exam Center in 2022

  • It is advised that candidates arrive at the CAT exam site at least 30 minutes before the gate closes.
  • Check the reporting time once more the day before the CAT 2022 exam. Reporting time for the Morning session is 7:00 am, for the Afternoon session is 11:00 am, and for the Evening session is 3:00 pm.
  • Bring the admissions card and necessary documents.
  • The CAT Application Number serves as the candidate's primary reference identity.
  • To find the Exam Lab/Console in the CAT 2022 exam centres, use the application number displayed on the CAT admit card.
  • Attach a photograph to the space allotted on their CAT 2022 admissions card.
  • Make sure you have a hard copy of your CAT 2022 admit card and an original ID proof before going to the exam locations.
  • You may find the CAT 2022 exam center by using the embedded Google Maps link on your e-admit card.

CAT 2021 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to see their allotted exam centres from the CAT 2021 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 2021 answer key is out, you can use the CAT 2021 percentile predictor to get an idea of your score. After the declaration of CAT 2021 results, you can also refer to the CAT 2021 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 2021 exam.

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