CAT 2018 Registration Notice for Non IIMs, Last Date July 25

IIM Calcutta has released a notice for CAT 2018 Registration by Non IIM institutions, – “ Non IIM Institutions, interested to avail CAT 2018 scores for admitting students to their post graduate programme for 2019-21 batch are requested to download the MOU and Application Form. The links for download are given IIM Calcutta- CAT 2018


CAT 2018 Registration Notice for Non IIMs, Last Date July 25

CAT 2018 Registration Requirements:

IIMs- IIMs accept CAT scores by default and do not need any institutional registration for CAT .

Non IIMs– All Non IIMs whether Govt or Private, University affiliated College, Autonomous MBA college, Private PGDM college, they have to sign the MOU to accept CAT score and have to pay the requisite institutional CAT Registration fee to IIMs.


Steps for CAT 2018 Registration Process by Non IIMs

  1. Download the CAT 2018 MOU Document and Application Form from IIM Calcutta website.
  2. Pay the Annual Fee.
  3. Fill up the application form and MOU and send the scanned copies duly filled in, signed and stamped along with required enclosures as mentioned inside the application form by email.
  4. You are required to send duly filled in signed and stamped MOU(2copies), Application Form (1 copy) in original and other supporting documents (hard copies) as specified in MOU and Application Form to Admission Office of IIM Calcutta latest by July 25 at the CAT Centre, Admission office, IIM Calcutta.

All the Non IIMs who register for CAT 2018 will be provided the regular updates.

The Member non IIMs will be provided with list of candidates who appeared in CAT 2018 with their

Scores to facilitate the admission process at the institute.

For any query, candidates are requested to check the official website

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  • CAT Exam is conducted in online mode (computer-based test).
  • The paper for CAT comprises 3 sections – VARC, DILR and Quant. A total of 100 questions are to be attempted in 180 minutes. Check CAT 2018 Exam Pattern
  • Nearly 70% questions in CAT are likely to carry negative marking of 1/3 marks.
  • IIM Calcutta is speculated to convene CAT almost after a gap of 6 years.
  • IIM Kozhikode and IIM Bangalore are other two major contenders for organizing CAT 2018.
  • TCS – Tata Consultancy Services will be the test-taking agency for CAT
  • CAT 2018 Registration Fee for General candidates is INR 1900 and INR 1000 for reserved category candidates.
  • There is no additional application fee to apply for the 50 management programs offered by the leading 20 IIMs (Indian Institute of Management) in the country.
  • Besides IIMs, other top MBA colleges in the country such as FMS Delhi, SPJIMR Mumbai, MDI Gurgaon, IMI New Delhi, JBIMS Mumbai, IMT Ghaziabad, etc. also accept CAT scores for admitting candidates into the various management programs offered by them.

CAT 2018 Highlights

Date of Exam 25th November, 2018
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Management
Mode of Exam Online
Official Website https://iimcat.ac.in
Duration of Exam 180 Minutes
Eligibility Minimum 50% marks in any Bachelors degree.
Courses offered Postgraduate Management courses
Minimum cutoff percentile 60 percentile

 


CAT 2018 Exam Dates

IIM announces the important dates for CAT 2018. Here are a few important dates for the same:

Events Dates
Notification released 1st week of August 2018
Registration Process 1st week of August 2018
Last date for registration 3rd to 4th week of November 2018
Application correction 27th – 30th September 2018
Admit card release date 25th October – 26th October 2018
Mock Test Release Last week of October 2018
Exam date November 25, 2018
Answer key & question paper release 2nd week of December 2018
Last date to submit objection 2nd week of December 2018
Result announcement First week of January 2019

CAT Application Form 2018
  • Log onto the official website of Indian Institute of Management https://iimcat.ac.in
  • Register yourself with a valid Email ID and Phone number.
  • IIM will send the login credentials to the candidates through SMS and email.
  • After receiving the login credentials, candidates have to log into the application window and fill up the online application form which is divided into the following areas-
  1. Personal Details
  2. Contact Details
  3. Academic Details
  4. Work Experience
  5. Selecting IIMs to apply for
  6. Selecting Test Centres and Interview Cities

Application Fee

  • Application fee can be paid by credit card or debit card.
  • After completing the application form, click on the PAY option after saving the filled form.
Category Application Fee
General INR 1900
SC INR 1000
ST/PWD INR 1000

Past year Total Number of Candidates Registered for CAT Exam

Year Candidates Registered (In lacs)
2017
2.31 (231, 067)
2016
2.32 (232,434)
2015
2.19 (218,664)
2014
1.97
2013
1.95
2012
2.14
2011
2.05
2010
2.04

CAT Exam Center 2018

The expected list of CAT 2018 Exam Centers is tabulated below:

Exam State Exam Cities
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati
Bihar Aurangabad, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Raipur, Bhillai
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Madgaon, Verna
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Palwal, Panipath, Rohtak, Sonipath
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Chikballapur, Davanagere, Hasan, Kolar, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Ramnagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi
Kerala Kasaragod, Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrissur, Trivandrum
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Ratnagiri, Satara, Solapur, Thane
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelvelli
Telangana Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, Khammam
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Noida, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

CAT Syllabus 2018

Mathematics or Quantitative Section Percentages and its applications
Ratio and its applications
Algebra
Numbers and its applications
Geometry and its applications
English or Verbal Section Grammar
Vocabulary
Critical Reasoning (and its numerous applications)
Reading Comprehension
Analytical Reasoning Section Blood Relations
Direction Sense
Puzzles
Arrangements
Data Structures
Series
Coding-Decoding
Clocks and Calendars
Data Interpretation Section Table
Bar
Pie
Line graphs etc

CAT Preparation Tips:

Follow the below given preparation tips:

  • Prepare a proper study plan.
  • Try to review all topics which will asked from four section(QA,VA & DILR).
  • Select the best study material for preparation.
  • Try to solve maximum 10 set of sample papers.
  • Try to manage your time table for study various section accordingly.
  • Revision.
  • Stay healthy.

CAT Cut Off 2018

Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their CAT exam performance vis-a-vis cut-off percentile fixed by every IIM independently.

Minimum percentile is set by every Indian Institute of Management. Here is the minimum percentile cutoff-

Category VRC DILR QA OVERALL
General 70 70 70 80
NC-OBC 65 65 65 75
SC 60 60 60 70
ST 50 50 50 60
PWD 60 60 60 70
College Course General
IIM, Ahemdabad Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 80
IIM, Banglore Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Economics 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics [PGDBA] 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Finance 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Operations and Information Technology 90
IIM, Lucknow Post Graduate Programme in Agri-Business Management [PGP-ABM] 90
IIM, Lucknow Post Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources [PGP-HR] 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources [PGP-HR] 90
IIM, Kozikode Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Indore Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] (Communication Studies) 90
IIM, Trichy Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIMU, Udaipur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Operations Management [PGP-OM] 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Management (Information Technology) 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Progamme in Public Management and Policy [PGP – PM] 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Strategic Management 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Quantitative Methods & Operations Management 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Economics 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 75
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 75
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources [PGP-HR] 75
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management [PGDHRM] 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Economics 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Operation) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Finance and Accounting Management) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior) 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Program in Operations Management [PGP-OM] 90
IIM, Kashipur Master of Business Administration [MBA] 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources [PGP-HR] 90
IIM, Nagpur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Sirmaur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Jammu Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 80
IIM, Sambalpur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Amritsar Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90

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