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Common Admission Test (CAT) is the mandatory entrance exam for flagship PGP programmes 2016-18 in IIMs and other top B-schools of India. The notification for CAT 2016 will be conducted by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) and the CAT 2016 admission notice has been declared on July 31, 2016. The CAT 2016 entrance exam will be conducted on December 4, 2016. The application for CAT 2016 will start from 8th August 2016 and the last date for submission of CAT 2016 application form will be 22nd September 2016. 

It is estimated that over 200000 candidates will appear in CAT to explore admission opportunities in 20 IIMs, FMS - Delhi, SPJIMR, JBIMS, MDI, IMI, IMT, BIMTECH, TAPMI, Management courses at IITs and a host of other B-schools. IIM J&K is proposed to be added in 2016 as well. For purposes of reporting, Scaled Scores for each section (Section I: Quantitative Aptitude (QA), Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Section III: Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC) and Total along with the Percentiles shall be published.

The process of normalization is an established practice for comparing candidate scores across multiple forms and is similar to those being adopted in other large educational selection tests conducted in India such as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). For normalization across sections, we shall use a sort of percentile equivalence.

About Conducting Body

IIMs are considered India’s premier national institutes providing quality education in management and research. IIMs primarily offer post-graduate, doctoral and executive education programmes. The flagship programme of IIM, is the two-year post graduate diploma popularly known as Master of Business Administration (MBA). These two-year programmes are residential in nature. The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is a full-time doctoral level programme in management and research equivalent to Ph. D degree. The Executive Post-Graduate programmes are targeted for working professionals.

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