CAT - 2016

CAT - 2016

CAT - 2016 (Common Admission Test )

Date of exam:  November, 28, 2016
Date of Submission:  Thursday, 1 October 2016
Examination name :  Common Admission Test (CAT) – 2016
Further detail:  www.catiim.in

Eligibility:

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA)categories], awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case the candidates are awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained the bachelor's degree. In case the university/ institution does not haveany scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. IIMs may verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process, the details of which are provided at Selection Process of IIMs.

Prospective candidates must maintain a valid email account throughout the selection process.

Application procedure:

The CAT 2016 Vouchers can be obtained from branches of Axis Bank and their associated outlets during the period from Wednesday, 9 September 2016 to Thursday, 1 October 2016 for Rs 1400/- (Rs 700/- for SC/ST candidates). Please note that a candidate needs to buy only one CAT 2016 Voucher irrespective of the number of institutes he / she is applying to.

Note that the Voucher must be bought only in the name of the candidate as it appears in the school leaving certificate. If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, the candidate must show the relevant document such as a marriage certificate and submit a photocopy at the time of the test, interview and at the time of joining a programme.

Voucher once sold cannot be refunded under any circumstance including but not limited to loss of voucher, inability to read voucher number due to mishandling of the voucher by candidate, candidate being ineligible for taking CAT, CAT not being a pre-requisite for a programme, and rejection of candidate registration due to incomplete and / or wrong information. If the voucher is lost, voucher number is not readable due to mishandling of the voucher by candidate, and / or candidate thinks he / she has made mistake(s) in filling out information during the online registration, thenthe candidate can purchase a new voucher and re-register online.

REGISTRATION FOR CAT:

On purchasing the CAT 2016 Voucher, prospective candidates must log on to the website www.catiim.in to register for CAT 2016. The registration window starts on Wednesday, 9 September 2016 and will close on Thursday, 1 October 2016. Details of the registration process are provided at the website given.

Programme Offered

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Please note that a candidate needs to buy only one CAT 2016 Voucher irrespective of the number of institutes he / she is applying to.

Note that the Voucher must be bought only in the name of the candidate as it appears in the school leaving certificate. If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, the candidate must show the relevant document such as a marriage certificate and submit a photocopy at the time of the test, interview and at the time of joining a programme.

Voucher once sold cannot be refunded under any circumstance including but not limited to loss of voucher, inability to read voucher number due to mishandling of the voucher by candidate, candidate being ineligible for taking CAT, CAT not being a pre-requisite for a programme, and rejection of candidate registration due to incomplete and / or wrong information. If the voucher is lost, voucher number is not readable due to mishandling of the voucher by candidate, and / or candidate thinks he / she has made mistake(s) in filling out information during the online registration, thenthe candidate can purchase a new voucher and re-register online.

REGISTRATION FOR CAT:

On purchasing the CAT 2016 Voucher, prospective candidates must log on to the website www.catiim.in to register for CAT 2016. The registration window starts on Wednesday, 9 September 2016 and will close on Thursday, 1 October 2016. Details of the registration process are provided at the website given.

Programme Offered

A. Post Graduate Programmes in Management

    * IIM Ahmedabad PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-PMP
    * IIM Bangalore PGP, PGSEM and PGPPM
    * IIM Calcutta PGP-PGDM and PGP - PGDCM
    * IIM Indore PGP and EPGP
    * IIM Kozhikode PGP
    * IIM Lucknow PGP and PGP•ABM
    * RGIIM Shillong PGP

B. Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.] of IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhilwde, and IIM Lucknow.

Test Centers & Test Pattern

The test will be conducted in venues across many centres. These centres are Ahmedabad. Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi. Durgapur, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Siliguri, and Varanasi. IIMs reserve the right to change or cancelany test venue /centre and / or change the test window time and dates at their own discretion.

The duration of the test is 2 hours and 30 minutes including initial 15 minute tutorial. No breaks will be given during the test. The test consists of questions that evaluate a candidate’s quantitative, verbal, and logical & data interpretive abilities. Therefore, there are a total of three sections in the test. There will be about 60 to 70 questions in the test.

At the test venue, each candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal and he/she will be provided with a scratch paper for calculations. After the test, candidate must leave the scratch paper at the desk. Rough work cannot be done onany other paper/sheet, as nothing will be allowed inside the testing room.

Important Dates

Sale of CAT Vouchers : Wednesday, 9 September 2016 - Thursday, 1 October 2016
Registration for CAT 2016 : Wednesday, 9 September 2016 - Thursday, 1 October 2016
CAT Test Dates : Saturday, 28 November 2016 - Monday, to 7 December 2016
CAT Result : Friday, 22 January 2016 onwards
Rescheduling Window : Wednesday, 9 September 2016 - Thursday, 1 October 2016

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