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CAT 2021 notification has been released on July 31. The official website for the Common Admissions Test (CAT) 2021 (iimcat.ac.in) has also been launched along with the notification. CAT 2021 registrations will begin on August 4 and go on September 15. CAT exam 2021 will be held on the last Sunday of November i.e. November 28. The launch of the official website will provide an answer to a lot of questions asked by CAT 2021 aspirants. Here is all of the important information about the CAT 2021 exam.
|Download the CAT 2021 Notification Here|
CAT Important Dates 2021 vs 2020 vs 2019
A comparison of the CAT important dates for the years 2021, 2020 and 2019 is provided below.
CAT 2021 Dates (Out)
|CAT 2020 Dates||CAT 2019 Dates|
Notification release date
August 1, 2021
|July 29, 2020||July 28, 2019|
Application Starting Date
August 4, 2021
|August 5, 2020||August 7, 2019|
Last Date to Apply
September 15, 2021
September 23, 2020
|September 18, 2019|
Availability of Admit Card
October 27, 2021
|October 28, 2020||October 23, 2019|
November 28, 2021
|November 29, 2020||November 24, 2019|
|2nd week of January 2022|
|January 2, 2021||January 7, 2021|
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How to Apply for CAT 2021
Candidates will be able to apply for CAT 2021 as soon as the forms are released. All applications will be made from the official website of CAT 2021. Candidates will first have to register on the website and then log in to fill the CAT 2021 application form. Candidates will have to submit the application along with the application fee till the last date of registration which will be around the last week of September 2021.
CAT 2021 Application Fee (Revised)
Given below is the revised CAT registration fee 2021.
|All Other Candidates||Rs. 2,200|
|SC / ST / PwD Candidates||Rs. 1,100|
Changes in CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
CAT 2021 exam pattern will remain the same as last year. CAT exam 2021 will be a 2 hours long with 76 questions. There will be 3 sections in the exam QA, DILR and VARC with each having 26, 24 and 26 questions respectively. Each section will have a time duration of 40 minutes. All candidates appearing for the exam must check the detailed exam pattern of CAT 2021.
CAT 2021 Exam Centres
CAT 2021 will be conducted nationwide in a total of 158 cities. Candidates will be able to fill their preferences for six exam centres while filling the CAT 2021 application form. Check the state-wise list of CAT 2021 exam centres to know more.
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