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The official website for the Common Admissions Test (CAT) 2020 has been launched on July 29, 2020. Candidates can now access all of the information about CAT 2020 by visiting iimcat.ac.in
CAT 2020 registrations have been scheduled to begin on 5 August and the last date to apply for the exam is 23 September 2020 5:00 PM. The exam date is unchanged and CAT 2020 will be conducted on 29 November 2020 in two slots.
With so many speculations making rounds about how COVID-19 pandemic will affect CAT 2020, the launch of the official website has provided an answer to a lot of questions asked by CAT 2020 aspirants. Here is all of the important information about the CAT 2020 exam.
CAT 2020 Important Dates
CAT 2020 Notification Released
29 July 2020
Application Starting Date for CAT 2020
5 August 2020
Last Date to Apply for CAT 2020
23 September 2020 5:00 PM
CAT 2020 Application Form Correction
|27 September 10:00 AM - 29 September 5:00 PM|
CAT 2020 Admit Card Release
28 October 2020 5:00 PM
CAT 2020 Exam Date
29 November 2020
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How to Apply for CAT 2020
Candidates will be able to apply for CAT 2020 beginning 5 August. All applications will be made from the official website of CAT 2020. Candidates will first have to register on the website and then log in to fill the CAT 2020 application form. Candidates will have to submit the application along with the application fee till the last date of registration which has been extended till September 23, 2020.
CAT 2020 Application Fee
|All Other Candidates||Rs. 2000|
|SC / ST / PwD Candidates||Rs. 1000|
Changes in CAT 2020 Exam Pattern
In a release to the Media on 15 September 2020, IIM Indore has made some changes in the exam pattern of CAT 2020. The total number of questions in CAT 2020 will remain the same as 100 but the total time duration has been shorted to 2 hours or 120 minutes from 3 hours. Candidates will now only have 40 minutes of time per section.
IIM Indore will be conducting CAT 2020 as a computer-based test on 29 November. The number of questions, time duration, syllabus and sections have been kept the same as last year. Candidates who have been preparing for the CAT 2020 exam based on the old exam pattern will be relieved to know that IIM Indore has not made any changes in this area.
CAT 2020 Exam Centres
CAT 2020 will be conducted nation-wide in a total of 156 cities. The test will be conducted in two slots on 29 November. Candidates will be able to fill preference for six exam centres while filling the CAT 2020 application form.
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