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Updated By Intajur Rahaman on 28 Nov, 2022 11:44

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CAT Admit Card 2022

The CAT admit card 2022 was released online on the official website ( on October 27, 2022, at 5 PM. The CAT exam 2022 was held in three slots across India on November 27, 2022. Candidates can self-evaluate their performance by checking out the memory-based CAT 2022 question paper along with CAT 2022 paper analysis and CAT 2022 unofficial answer key for Slot 1 from the links below.

CAT Question Paper 2022
CAT Slot 1 Unofficial Answer Key 2022
CAT Paper Analysis 2022

Candidates could download and print the CAT admit card by entering their Login ID and Password. CAT admit card 2022 will highlight details such as the name of the candidate, exam center address, and exam date & time. Here's the direct link to download CAT admit card 2022:

Direct Link to Download CAT Admit Card 2022

The CAT 2022 hall ticket will be available to download till the day of the exam. Candidates must carry their CAT admit card 2022 along with valid proof of identity. such as a Voter ID, Driving License, or Aadhaar Card to the exam center. Without the CAT 2022 admit card and ID proof, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the entrance exam. Additionally, candidates must carefully go through the CAT admit card and verify whether all the details printed on it are correct. Check all the crucial details related to CAT 2022 admit card below.

CAT Admit Card 2022 Highlights

Candidates who have successfully registered for CAT 2022 will be able to download the admit card from the official website using their login credentials. Here are the major highlights for the CAT 2022 admit card in the table mentioned below.



CAT Admit Card 2022 Issuing Body

IIM Ahmedabad

Details Needed to Download Admit Card

CAT 2022 Login ID and Password

CAT Official Website

Details Mentioned on Admit Card

Candidate's name, registration number, date of birth, category, place to affix photograph, day and date of the exam, exam day instructions, test time, emergency contact number, reference number, google map link

Compatible Browsers to Download Admit Card

Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer

CAT 2022 Exam Date

November 27, 2022

CAT 2022 Helpline Number


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CAT Admit Card 2022 Dates

All the important dates related to the CAT 2022 admit card are given below:

Release of CAT 2022 NotificationJuly 30, 2022
Commencement of CAT 2022 Registration August 3, 2022
Last Dates for Application Form September 21, 2022
CAT Admit Card 2022 ReleaseOctober 27, 2022 (Released)
CAT Exam 2022November 27, 2022
CAT 2022 Result DeclarationFirst Week of January 2023

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How to Download CAT Admit Card 2022

In order to download the CAT 2022 admit card, the candidates can follow the detailed steps mentioned below -

CAT Admit Card

  • Visit the official website of CAT 2022, i.e.

  • Click on Login under the heading Download CAT Admit Card of the current year.

  • To access the CAT 2022 admit card, use your login credentials, i.e. CAT User ID and Password, and click on the login button.

  • After entering the details, the admit card will appear on the screen.

  • Download the CAT 2022 admit card now

  • Take a printout of the admit card for future use.

Major details given on the CAT Admit Card 2022 

Given below is the list of details that are mentioned on the CAT 2022 Admit card:

  • Candidate's name
  • Candidate's caste
  • Candidate's date of birth
  • Candidate's photo
  • Candidate's signature
  • Registration number
  • Date and time of the exam
  • CAT 2022 exam centre address
  • Google map link to locate exam centre
  • Emergency contact number
  • CAT exam related instructions

Problems Faced While Downloading CAT Admit Card 2022

If the candidates face any issues while downloading CAT 2022 admit card due to the following reasons, they need to be patient and try to resolve the issue as soon as they can. Candidates can take a look at the following problems they might face when downloading the CAT admit card 2022 and what they can do to resolve the same.


How to Resolve
Slow internet connection Check the speed of your internet connection. If it is slow, move to a faster internet connection. 
Incorrect login credentials If you forget your credentials, click on the ‘forgot password’ option on the official website and follow the instructions to change your password/credentials. Use the new password to download the CAT 2022 admit card. 
Technical issue CAT 2022 website may have technical glitches due to traffic or any other reason. In such a scenario, do not try to log in. Log out and visit the website later to download your CAT 2022 admit card.

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Details to Check on CAT Admit Card

The following details will be mentioned on CAT 2022 admit card:

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Registration Number and User ID

  • Date of birth of the candidate

  • Date and slot of CAT 2022

  • Name of the Exam centre and address

  • Category

  • Candidate’s Photograph

  • Test system number

  • Candidate’s Signature

  • Exam day Instructions

Errors in CAT Admit Card 2022

Once the candidates download their CAT 2022 admit card, they must check all the information mentioned there. The points listed below should tally with the information given in the CAT registration 2022.

  • CAT registration number should be the same as the registered user ID.
  • The candidate's name should not be misspelled. 
  • The date of birth should be the same as mentioned in the CAT 2022 application form and in the official documents.
  • PWD/DA status should be correct. 
  • Birth category status should be correct.
  • The candidate's photograph and sign must be visible. 
  • The test city must be from one of the 4 options given in the application form.

How to Rectify the Discrepancy in CAT Admit Card 2022

CAT admit card 2022 mentions exam-related and candidate-specific details. Therefore, candidates must verify all the details mentioned on the CAT 2022 admit card before downloading it. In case candidates find any discrepancy in the CAT 2022 admit card, then they must immediately contact the CAT Helpdesk.

Instructions to Follow for CAT 2022 Hall Ticket

  • Candidates who fail to produce CAT admit card 2022 will not be allowed to appear for the entrance exam.

  • It is mandatory for the candidates to show the admit card and photo ID proof for verification at the CAT test center.

  • Candidates must follow all the instructions printed on the CAT 2022 admit card.

  • CAT 2022 admit card will not be sent by post to the candidates, and it is mandatory to download the same from the direct link mentioned above.

  • Candidates should reach the exam center on time

  • They are advised to visit the exam center a day before the exam

IIM Bangalore has released the exam day guide for CAT 2022 along with the detailed workflow to be followed by the candidates. Check the exam day guidelines and do's and don'ts for CAT 2022 given below:

CAT 2022 Exam Day Instructions - Rules, Do's, and Don'ts for Candidates

Documents Required to Carry on CAT 2022 exam

Applicants appearing for CAT 2022 exam need to carry an identity proof along with the CAT 2022 admit card. These are the documents one can carry as an identity proof to the exam centre:

  • Aadhaar card

  • Voter ID

  • Passport

  • PAN card

  • E-Aadhaar

  • Ration Card

  • College/University ID

  • Driver's license

Google Map Link Feature in CAT Admit Card 2022

Google Map is a new feature that has been included in the CAT admit card 2022. Candidates can figure out the exact location of their CAT 2022 exam centers with this. To use the Google Map link, candidates can follow the steps given below:

  • Download your CAT admit card 2022. 
  • Click on the Google Map link given on the admit card. 
  • You will be taken to the Google Maps page for your exam center.

CAT Google Maps Link Exam Centre

  • Click on the ‘Directions’ option.
  • Mention your starting point and select your mode of transportation
  • The directions for your CAT 2022 exam center will be shown, and you can follow the same to access the center.

CAT Google Maps Link Directions

  • The contact number of the exam center will also be available through this. Candidates can use this for any location-related queries. If you are making use of this facility via laptop, you can use the "Send directions to your phone" option to get directions on your phone.

CAT Exam Day Instructions

One should follow the instructions given below while appearing for the CAT 2022 examination: 

  • Applicants must bring two copies of their CAT 2022 hall ticket as well as proof Of identity (original and photocopy)
  • Only the CAT 2022 admit card and a photo ID card within the examination room is permitted.
  • The officials will offer an additional writing pad and a pen so that the students can use it for rough work, which will be reverted after the exam. On this pad, applicants must write their name and id number.
  • Applicants must report to the CAT exam hall at the specified time given on their admit cards.
  • If an applicant has any mental issue, then they must bring a medical certificate for the same.
  • On exam day, applicants must use the Registration Number printed on their admit card to locate the entrance.
  • Applicants are not required to sign their CAT 2022 admit card ahead of time. Only inside the examination room, in front of the invigilator, should the hall ticket be signed.
  • Applicants must attach the exact photo submitted with the CAT online application.
  • The use of a smartphone, calculator, Tablet, or any other electronic device is explicitly banned in the exam room.
  • Applicants must not bring bags or luggage to the CAT 2022 exam centre, as there would be no arrangement for submitting bags and personal belongings.
  • Metal accessories, clothing with pockets, blazers, and shoes are not permitted inside the exam hall.

CAT Admit Card 2022 - COVID 19 Guidelines

  • Candidates need to maintain social distance starting from the entry point to the venue till the exit

  • Candidates will have to bring their personal hand sanitizer (50 ml), Mask, Globes, transparent water bottle, 2 simple pens and related documents (ID card and Admit Card. No other item except the admit card will be allowed inside the examination hall.

  • Candidates have to download, fill up and bring the self-declaration form on the day of the exam. Candidates will not be allowed inside without the self-declaration form.

  • The temperature of the candidates will be checked while entering the examination hall using the Thermo Gun

  • Candidates having the symptoms of cough, fever or cold would be made to sit in a separate isolation room with adequate safety measures

  • Candidates will be under CCTV surveillance through the examination duration

  • Mapping of “Lab Number and Candidates Application Number” will not be displayed outside the examination centre but the same will be provided to the candidates individually at the time of entry to the hall and post their Admit Card and Photo Identification Proof verification

  • Candidates should follow the instructions provided by the test centre representatives during the entry as well as an exit in the test centre

  • Candidates will be directed to sanitize their hands at the registration desk. Photograph of the candidates will be captured during the registration process

  • Candidates should report to the examination centre strictly as per the time slots mentioned in the admit card. The time slot will also be informed via SMS on the mobile number provided by the candidate.

CAT 2022 Exam Day Workflow and Detailed Schedule

The exam day workflow of CAT 2022 is given below:

Candidates can refer to the following table for the detailed schedule of how CAT 2021 was conducted. The schedule for CAT 2022 will be updated below soon.

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

EventsTime Taken for Events (Approx)Remarks
7 AM11 AM3 PMReach at the test centre (reporting time)

Gate closes 15 minutes before the exam begins

7:05 AM11:05 AM3:05 PMLocate the Test Lab Number1-5 minutesCandidate can check the location of the exam lab from the barcode desk.
7:10 AM11:10 AM3:10 PMAdmit card check1-5 minutesFirst check of the documents done at the Entry gate.
7:15 AM11:15 AM3:15 PMDepositing the personal belongings (mobile phone, bag etc.)1-10 minutesCandidates need to deposit their belongings at the entry gate
7:25 AM11:25 AM3:25 PMFrisking of the candidates 3-5 Assigned security to frisk candidates
7:30 AM11:30 AM3:30 PM
Document (id and admit card) checking at the Test Lab entrance
1-10 Document verification is done
7:40 AM11:40 AM3:40 PMCandidates reach their Test Labs1-10Candidate reaches exam lab
7:50 AM11:50 AM3:50 PMCandidates to be at the registration desk and sign (manual) on the attendance sheet1-5Candidate signs the attendance sheet at the registration desk
7:55 AM11:55 AM3:55 PMRegistration 1-10Candidate photograph and IRIS captured as per the process
8:05 AM12:05 PM4:05 PMCandidates check their photo in the registration terminal to make sure it is their photo1-5Candidate crosschecks the captured photo at the registration terminal
8:10 AM12:10 PM4:10 PMCandidate gets the scribble pad from the invigilator and sits at the terminal1-5Candidate checks the allotted console in the exam lab and collects the writing pad from the invigilator
8:15 AM12:15 PM4:15 PMLogin to Test screen1-5Candidate completes the first login
8:20 AM12:20 PM4:20 PM

Verify and check the profile information

1-5Candidate verifies and confirms the profile Information, which he/she had filled during the CAT 2021 Registration.
8:25 AM12:25 PM4:25 PMRead and agree with the declaration1-5Candidate reads all the instructions and clicks on “Accept”.
8:30 AM12:30 PM4:30 PMTest Begins120 minutesCAT 2021 begins
10:30 AM2:30 PM6:30 PMExam is over and candidate shares feedback1-5After 120 minutes, the exam gets over and the feedback page is displayed on the screen. Candidate shares his feedback.
10:35 AM2:35 PM6:35 PMReturn the scribble pad1-5Candidate returns the writing pad to the invigilator
10:40 AM2:40 PM6:40 PMExit test lab and collect the deposited belongings1-5Candidate leaves the exam lab and collects belongings (if any)
10:45 AM2:45 PM6:45 PMLeave the test centreThe candidate exits the test centre

CAT 2022 Exam Timings

CAT 2022 exam is held in three different time slots on November 27, 2022. These time slots are allocated to the students on a first-come-first-serve basis. Here is the table of the timings of all the time slots:

CAT Exam SlotTimings of the Exam Reporting TimeLast Entry Allowed
Slot 18:30 AM to 10:30 AM7:00 AM8:15 AM
Slot 212:30 PM to 2:30 PM11:00 AM12:15 AM
Slot 34:30 PM to 6:30 PM3:00 PM4:15 PM

CAT 2022 Helpline Number

Candidates can send an email to get their issues resolved or call on the helpline desk number below.

CAT Helpdesk Email Address

CAT Helpline Desk Number

1-800-209-0830 (Toll-free)

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FAQs about CAT Admit Card

Will I receive a hard copy of my CAT admit card?

No, you will not receive any hard copy of CAT admit card. You will have to download it from the official website of CAT and then you can take a printout of the downloaded admit card.

How can I ensure that my admit card for CAT is valid?

Once you have downloaded the admit card of CAT, you can verify the details mentioned on it. You should check if all the details are correct.

Is there any Google map link of the exam centre on CAT admit card?

Yes, the CAT admit card will contain a google map link of the exam centre. This will help the candidates to reach the exam centre easily.

What documents should I carry along with CAT admit card?

You will have to carry one ID proof such as PAN card, Passport, Aadhar card or Voter ID along with CAT admit card.

What should I do if there is an error in my CAT admit card?

You should contact the CAT helpdesk immediately and report the issue. The correction process should be completed before the exam day.

Can I carry only the digital copy of CAT admit card?

No, you will have to carry the original printout of the CAT admit card to the exam centre.

Is it necessary to carry the CAT admit card to the exam centre?

Yes, you will have to carry the CAT admit card to the exam centre. No candidate will be allowed to enter the centre without the admit card.

What details are available on the CAT admit card?

The CAT admit card will have the candidate’s name, registration number and user ID, photograph, exam day instructions, date and slot of CAT 2020.

What are the steps to download the CAT admit card?

You need to visit the website of CAT. After that, you will have to enter your ID and password. The admit card will appear on your screen once you submit the details.

How can I download the admit card of CAT?

You can download the admit card of CAT from the official website of CAT. The admit card will be uploaded once the application process has been completed.

Is it necessary to carry a colour printout of CAT admit card?

You are definitely required to take a printout of the CAT admit card to the examination hall. However, it does not matter whether it is a colour printout or black and white. If your photo is not properly visible on black and white version of the printout, it is better to carry a colour printout of CAT admit card.

CAT website is not working. How to download the admit card?

In case the CAT website does not work due to heavy traffic when the admit card is released, do not worry. The website will be restored in some time, and you can download your CAT admit card.

How many printouts of CAT admit card should I carry to the exam centre?

It is always advisable to carry at least two copies of CAT admit card to the exam centre.

I have not received my CAT admit card. Whom should I consult?

You will have to report the same to by e-mail. Usually, CAT admit card is not generated to those who have filled the application form without paying the exam fee, candidates who have entered wrong academic details in the application form and candidates who filled the CAT application form incorrectly.

How can I report discrepancies or mistakes in the CAT admit card?

If you have any discrepancies in the CAT admit card, you should report the same to by e-mail. You will receive the revised admit card of CAT once the authorities verify the right information provided by you.

Can I get CAT admit card in offline mode or by post?

CAT admit card is released only in the online mode, and the same is not sent by post.

When will i get the CAT admit card and how ?

Usually the CAT admit card is released about a month prior to the CAT exam date. So if CAT is being conducted in the last week of November, then you should be able to download your CAT admit cards from the official website - in the 3rd week or last week of October.

CAT website is not working. How to download the admit card?

In case the CAT website does not work due to heavy traffic when the admit card is released, do not worry. The website will be restored in some time, and you can download your CAT admit card.

How many printouts of CAT admit card should I carry to the exam centre?

It is always advisable to carry at least two copies of CAT admit card to the exam centre.

I have not received my CAT admit card. Whom should I consult?

You will have to report the same to by e-mail. Usually, CAT admit card is not generated to those who have filled the application form without paying the exam fee, candidates who have entered wrong academic details in the application form and for candidates who filled the application form of CAT improperly.

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