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IIM Ahmedabad Releases CAT 2021 Test Day Guide

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaUpdated On: November 26, 2021

CAT 2021 Test Day Guide is available on the official website of CAT. It comprises the exam pattern, flow of the question paper, and various other details such as the reporting time and candidate identification process. Check more details for the CAT test day guide below.

IIM A Releases CAT 2021 Test Day Guide

CAT 2021 is all set to be conducted on November 28, 2021. The exam will be conducted in three different shifts and candidates who are appearing for the examination needs to report to the exam centre at least 30 minutes prior to gate closure time.

IIM Ahmedabad, the conducting body of CAT 2021 has released the CAT 2021 test day guide on the official website of CAT. This test day guide will help the CAT aspirants get familiarized with the workflow of CAT exam day. The test day guide covers everything from document verification to instructions to attempt the CAT 2021 online exam. 

CAT 2021 Test Day Guide PDF

Why Check CAT Test Day Guide 2021?

CAT 2021 test day guide will provide CAT aspirants with important information regarding how to answer questions in the CAT exam and what documents are allowed inside the CAT exam centre. Candidates are advised to check the test day guide so that they do not waste time in understanding how to navigate through the CAT 2021 question paper. Candidates can check the timings for all the slots of CAT provided below.

CAT 2021 Exam Timings

CAT 2021 Exam Day Work Flow

The exam day flow for CAT 2021 can be checked below.

CAT 2021 Exam Day Work Flow

Also Read:CAT 2021 - Common Mistakes to Avoid on Exam Day

CAT 2021 Test Day Guide: Important Instructions

Some of the important instructions provided in the CAT 2021 test day guide are provided below.

  • Candidates will be provided only 40 minutes (53 minutes and 20 seconds for PwD Candidates) to complete each section. Besides this, they will not be allowed to skip between the sections.

  • A clock will be provided on the screen that will display the time left to complete the exam. The clock will start once the exam begins.

  • Candidates will be allowed to leave the exam lab only after the completion of 2 hours. PwD Candidates would be allowed to leave between 120 minutes and 2 hours 2 minutes. 

  • Candidates first have to pass through the frisking process and after that, they will be asked to proceed for document verification. They are allowed only to carry their CAT admit card and original identity proof.

  • Candidates are advised to take a bio break before entering the Exam Lab since they will not be allowed to exit the centre until the exam is over.

  • Candidates will be provided some time to read the instructions provided on the question paper before the exam begins. They can check all the instructions to know how to answer the questions in CAT 2021 exam.

Candidates who have any queries regarding CAT 2021 can ask them on the Collegedekho QnA zone.  Meanwhile, you can check the following articles to know important guidelines regarding CAT 2021 exam.

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