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About CAT 2018

Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams in India. The computer-based test is taken by lakhs of management aspirants in India every year for admission to flagship PGP programmes in the IIMs and other top B-schools of India. The exam date for CAT 2018 is November 25, 2018. Check CAT 2018 Notification on Our Website!

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CAT College Predictor 2018

Collegedekho.com has introduced a unique CAT College Predictor Tool that test takers can use to find out the colleges where they can get admission based on their percentile. While the CAT 2018 exam is yet to be conducted, you can go through our last year's CAT College Predictor.

After the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 result was announced, candidates used our CAT College Predictor 2017 tool to get the list of all the colleges that were best suited for them as per their CAT percentile. 

In order to use this tool, candidates have to log in with valid credentials and ...

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CAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply for CAT 2018 must fulfill the following conditions:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or educational institution with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA for General and NC-OBC candidates. [For candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories, the minimum is 45%]
  • Candidates taking the final year examination of their Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification examination can apply.
  • Those who have completed degree requirements but are awaiting results are also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • However, such candidates, if shortlisted, will only be allowed to join the programme provisionally, if they submit ...

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CAT College Predictor 2018

Collegedekho.com has introduced a unique CAT College Predictor Tool that test takers can use to find out the colleges where they can get admission based on their percentile. While the CAT 2018 exam is yet to be conducted, you can go through our last year's CAT College Predictor.

After the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 result was announced, candidates used our CAT College Predictor 2017 tool to get the list of all the colleges that were best suited for them as per their CAT percentile. 

In order to use this tool, candidates have to log in with valid credentials and ...

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CAT 2018 Syllabus

The IIMs, which are responsible for conducting the exam every year, have not fixed any syllabus for CAT. Experts and academicians have observed the exam pattern of CAT over the years and they have shared the tentative CAT 2018 syllabus accordingly. To know the syllabus, candidates should first carefully study the Exam Pattern of CAT 2018

Based on the sections of CAT examination, there are some very important topics that candidates must prepare in order to cover the maximum CAT syllabus 2017 and maximise their chances of scoring well. 

The syllabus of CAT 2018 is based on the exam's 3 ...

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CAT 2018 Syllabus

The IIMs, which are responsible for conducting the exam every year, have not fixed any syllabus for CAT. Experts and academicians have observed the exam pattern of CAT over the years and they have shared the tentative CAT 2018 syllabus accordingly. To know the syllabus, candidates should first carefully study the Exam Pattern of CAT 2018

Based on the sections of CAT examination, there are some very important topics that candidates must prepare in order to cover the maximum CAT syllabus 2017 and maximise their chances of scoring well. 

The syllabus of CAT 2018 is based on the exam's 3 ...

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CAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Getting familiar with the exam pattern and increasing your efficiency is an important step in the exam preparation process. Following is the detailed pattern of CAT that will help you in your preparation for the next year's exam. CAT is conducted in an online mode and the duration of the test is 180 minutes. The total number of questions asked in the exam is 100, which are divided into the following three sections:

Sections No. of Questions Marks Allocated Time Duration
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 34 102 60
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 32 96 60
Quantitative Ability 34 102 ...

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CAT 2017 Question Paper with Answer Key

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 Question Paper with Answer Key has been released. The link to access the question paper along with the answer key is available on Collegedekho. With the release of the question paper, test takers can directly cross-check all the questions and answers. This way, the process of CAT 2017 result announcement became more transparent. 

CAT 2017 Question Paper with Answer Key (Shift 1)

CAT 2017 Question Paper with Answer Key (Shift 2)

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CAT 2017 Question Paper with Answer Key

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 Question Paper with Answer Key has been released. The link to access the question paper along with the answer key is available on Collegedekho. With the release of the question paper, test takers can directly cross-check all the questions and answers. This way, the process of CAT 2017 result announcement became more transparent. 

CAT 2017 Question Paper with Answer Key (Shift 1)

CAT 2017 Question Paper with Answer Key (Shift 2)

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How to Prepare for CAT 2018

The best thing to do a few weeks before the exam is to take a decent number of mock tests and analyse the results. Revising important concepts and formulae is another way to boost your performance on the exam day. 

Worried about your CAT preparation? Collegedekho.com is here to give you some tips and tricks to crack the exam.

Old papers and mock tests always help: Using the previous years' papers is a good way to get an idea of the exam. Also, mock tests help in assessing one's proficiency on the subjects. 

Stay calm and relaxed: Your ...

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CAT 2018 Result

The Common Admission Test (CAT) for the year 2018 is going to be conducted on November 25. 2018. An official notification of CAT 2018 is awaited. The result date for CAT 2018 will be released along with the notification.

CAT 2017 Result

The CAT 2017 Result was announced on 8th January 2018. As many as 20 candidates achieved 100 percentile in CAT. Test takers had to check their results by using their login details (CAT User ID and password). After checking the result, candidates were suppose to download the result and take a print for further use.

Indian Institutes of Management ...

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CAT 2018 Selection Process

The CAT selection process involves two rounds, which are conducted by the participating institutes once the results are out. Based on the candidates' performance in CAT, participating institutes shortlist candidates for further rounds, which may include Group Discussion/Written Ability Test and Personal Interview.

The CAT selection procedure is held separately at the participating institutes except for the new IIMs. Once the shortlisted candidates appear for these rounds, the list of selected candidates is released by participating institutes separately.

Note: Any candidate who is shortlisted for interviews by IIMs will have to comply with the eligibility criteria and verification that involves ...

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CAT 2018 Percentile Predictor

CAT Percentile Predictor is a unique tool that candidates can use to predict their percentile soon after appearing for the exam. CAT is an important examination for management aspirants who wish to study in the prestigious IIMs and other premier business schools of the country. It is therefore inevitable that such test takers may get anxious after taking the exam. With Collegedekho's CAT Percentile Predictor, candidates can at least get an idea of how they performed in the exam. The percentile predictor not only allows one to calculate his/her estimated CAT Percentile but it also helps one in getting a fair ...

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CAT 2018 Percentile Predictor

CAT Percentile Predictor is a unique tool that candidates can use to predict their percentile soon after appearing for the exam. CAT is an important examination for management aspirants who wish to study in the prestigious IIMs and other premier business schools of the country. It is therefore inevitable that such test takers may get anxious after taking the exam. With Collegedekho's CAT Percentile Predictor, candidates can at least get an idea of how they performed in the exam. The percentile predictor not only allows one to calculate his/her estimated CAT Percentile but it also helps one in getting a fair ...

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How to Apply for CAT 2018

For those who are preparing to take CAT 2018, the following information will help you in your application process.

Registration window is usually open on the official CAT website between August and September. Please follow the instructions given below to know how to register for CAT.

  • Check all the eligibility requirements for the CAT.
  • Ensure you have a valid and unique email address and mobile number.
  • The boxes marked with the symbol 'asterisk' are mandatory fields that must be filled in or you will not be able to submit your application.
  • Gather all the important documents and information that you need for filling ...

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How to Apply for CAT 2018

For those who are preparing to take CAT 2018, the following information will help you in your application process.

Registration window is usually open on the official CAT website between August and September. Please follow the instructions given below to know how to register for CAT.

  • Check all the eligibility requirements for the CAT.
  • Ensure you have a valid and unique email address and mobile number.
  • The boxes marked with the symbol 'asterisk' are mandatory fields that must be filled in or you will not be able to submit your application.
  • Gather all the important documents and information that you need for filling ...

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CAT 2018 Conducting Body

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) every year on a rotational basis. It is a gateway for admission in 20 IIMs and more than 100 management schools across the country. IIM LucknowIIM Calcutta, IIM Ahmedabad, and IIM Bangalore. are among the first IIMs to have been established in the country. The institute conducts a diverse range of academic activities to ensure that its students understand the application management knowledge and practice. The aim of these institutes is to transform its students into value-driven leaders, managers, and global players.

CAT 2018 Important Dates

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Application Process Start Date Yet to be Announced
Application Process End Date Yet to be Announced
Availability of Admit Card Yet to be Announced
CAT 2018 25th November 2018
Result Date Yet to be Announced

CAT 2018 Exam Centres

Candidates will have to choose from the test centres spread across around 140 test cities. They will get the option to choose any four test cities in order of their preference.

Exam State

Exam Cities

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati

Arunachal Pradesh

Chittoor, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

Bihar

Aurangabad, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chattisgarh

Raipur, Bhillai

Delhi

New Delhi

Goa

Madgaon, Verna

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Haryana

Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Palwal, Panipath, Rohtak, Sonipath

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu

Jharkhand

Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka

Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Chikballapur, Davanagere, Hasan, Kolar, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Ramnagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi

Kerala

Kasaragod, Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrissur, Trivandrum

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar

Maharashtra

Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Ratnagiri, Satara, Solapur, Thane

Meghalaya

Shillong

Odisha

Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Puducherry

Puducherry

Punjab

Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Alwar, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelvelli

Telangana

Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, Khammam

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Noida, Varanasi

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Roorkee

West Bengal

Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

Disclaimer

  • CAT 2018 aspirants will have to agree to a Non-Disclosure Agreement at the time of the test. Disclosing any type of content related to the CAT exam in any form or in any way is a punishable offense. It could land a person in jail for a term of up to three years and may also have to submit a fine up to Rs. 2 lakhs.
  • During the admission or selection process, if it is found that a candidate has furnished any incorrect information or has violated any process, he/she will be barred from participating in the selection process. Also, the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the CAT in future.

 

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