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CAT 2021 Notification, Exam Dates Leaked - Unofficial CAT 2021 Important Dates Now Available

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliPublished On: August 01, 2021 | CAT

As per the leaked CAT document, CAT registrations will be conducted from August 4 to September 15. The expected exam date of CAT 2021 is November 28, 2021.

CAT 2021 Notification, Exam Dates Leaked - Unofficial CAT 2021 Important Dates Now Available

Update:CAT official notification has been released by IIM Ahmedabad at Check all the details of the CAT notification. It appears that the document that was leaked on July 31 was indeed a copy of the official CAT notification.

An unofficial CAT 2021 notification has been leaked on the internet. A document released by unofficial sources, which looks like a newspaper advertisement for CAT 2021 is now available. As per this unofficial CAT notification, registrations for CAT 2021 will commence from August 4 and go on till September 15. The CAT 2021 exam date will be November 28, as per this unofficial source. Given below is a screenshot of the CAT 2021 leaked notification.

CAT 2021 Leaked Notification Screenshot

All of the relevant details regarding CAT 2021 are available in this document. Information regarding the CAT 2021 exam dates, eligibility, website, reservation, registration fees etc. can be found in this document. IIM Ahmedabad was expected to release an official notification for CAT 2021 by today. However, there has been no updates available from the institute so far. As of now, the authenticity of this unofficial document cannot be confirmed.

Also Read: List of Documents Required for CAT 2021 Registration & Application Process

CAT 2021 Leaked Exam Dates as per Unofficial Notification

Given below are the CAT Important Dates 2021 mentioned on the leaked document.

EventDate as per notification
CAT 2021 notification release dateAugust 1, 2021 (Expected)
CAT 2021 Registration Start DateAugust 4, 2021
CAT 2021 Registration Last DateSeptember 15, 2021
Availability of CAT 2021 Admit CardOctober 27, 2021
CAT 2021 Exam DateNovember 28, 2021
CAT Result Date (Tentative)2nd week of January 2022

Note: Dates as mentioned on the unofficial document and should be considered tentative.

Detailed Mentioned on the CAT 2021 Leaked Notification

The following important details have been mentioned in the leaked notification for CAT 2021.

CAT exam dateNovember 28, 2021
Number of sessions3
Number of test centres156
CAT 2021 eligibilityAs per the detailed notification on CAT website
CAT reservations
CAT registration fee
  • INR 1100 for SC/ ST/ PwD
  • INR 2200 for all other categories

Apart from that, the document states that it is "only intended to be an announcement for CAT 2021" and candidates should refer to the CAT website for all other details. Candidates who are busy preparing for CAT must check our How to Prepare for CAT page to get the best tips and tricks to aid in their CAT preparation.

Given that no notification has been released by IIM Ahmedabad yet, candidates should exercise caution when considering this information. This may be a media release that may have been leaked on the internet. However, the exam dates given in the notification align with those speculated by based on an analysis of the previous year trends for the CAT exam.

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