CAT 2020 ADMIT CARD
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CAT 2020 Admit Card will be released by IIM conducting the exam in third week of October, 2020. Candidates can download the document from the official CAT website till the exam day. Aspirants must note that Admit Card is a mandatory document without which they will not be allowed entry to exam hall. It carries all the required details of the test taker, instructions and timings. CAT 2020 will be conducted across 140 cities in India. Check CAT Exam Centers
The exam is a gateway to 20 IIMs and 100+ premier management institutes and is conducted annually by one of the older IIMs on a rotational basis. CAT judges a candidate’s ability through 3 sections - Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. Read on to know more about CAT admit card, important dates, problems in downloading admit card, steps to download, guidelines for the exam day, and other such important details.
|Admit Card Release Date||4th Week of October 2020|
|Issuing Body||Indian Institute of Management (Conduction IIM)|
|Official Website to Download Document||iimcat.ac.in|
|Credentials Required to Download Admit Card||CAT Login Id and Password of the Candidate|
|Exam Date of CAT 2020||Third Week of November 2020|
|Detailed Mentioned on Admit Card||Candidates Name, DoB, Registration Number, Reservation Category, Exam Day Instructions, Date-Time-Venue of Exam, Google Map Link, Emergency Contact Number, Place to Affixrecent Photograph|
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The important dates with respect to the CAT 2020 Admit Cards are tabulated below:
|CAT 2020 Application Process||August 7 – September 25, 2020|
|CAT Admit Card 2020 Release Date||October 23, 2020 (From 5.00 p.m.)|
|CAT Admit Card 2020 Download ends||November 24, 2020|
|CAT 2020 Exam||November 24, 2020|
Candidates can easily download the CAT 2020 Admit Card from the official CAT website using the User ID and password provided at the time of CAT Registration 2020. Step by step process for downloading CAT Admit Card is provided below:
For the convenience of the candidates, following is a presentation describing the procedure for CAT 2020 Admit Card download:
Candidates must make sure they have any one of the following web browsers to download CAT admit card smoothly:
|Mozilla Firefox||version 50 to 61|
|Google Chrome||version 50 to 69|
|Internet Explorer||version 11 or above|
It is advised to save the admit card on Google drive or a pen drive or as an email draft to avoid downloading it again in case it is lost.
CAT Admit Card carries all important information about the candidate and the exam. They must remember to verify all the particulars and ensure that every detail mentioned on CAT 2020 Admit Card is accurate and true.The information mentioned on Admit Card is tabulated below:
|CAT 2020 Admit Card Details|
|Name & Date of Birth of the candidate|
|User Id/Registration Number|
|Test Schedule & Slot|
|CAT Exam Center|
|Candidate’s Signature & Photograph|
|Exam Day Instructions|
|Google Map Link Feature (In the electronic version of CAT Admit Card)|
|Emergency Contact Number|
Here is a sample of Admit Card of CAT 2020 for the reference of candidates:
|Exam Session||Reporting Time at Center||Last Entry at Center||Exam Timing|
|Forenoon||7:30 am||8:45 am||9:00 am to 12 noon|
|Afternoon||2:15 pm||1:00 pm||2:30 pm to 5:30 pm|
Candidates will have to carry an original Photo ID, a photograph along with CAT 2020 Admit Card to the exam center, any of the following photo identity cards are valid on the exam day:
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CAT Admit Card 2020 will be available for download from October 24 (Tentative). It’s advisable to verify all the information mentioned in your CAT Admit Card is correct. The most common errors in downloading an admit card are listed below. Make sure to, at least, verify these points:
|Official Website||The official website might face some issues due to heavy traffic, expected especially on dates closer to CAT 2020.||It is advisable to download the CAT 2020 Admit Card in the initial days of Admit Card availability. Anyhow if you still face such issues try at a different time.|
|Internet Connectivity||A slow internet connection is likely to cause hindrance in the process.||Make sure to check your internet connection.|
|Wrong Credentials||Login credentials which you will receive at the time of the registration are also required for downloading the Admit Card.||In case you have lost or forgot your credentials, click on the forgot password option. Follow the instructions to create a new password and then use the new credential details to download the admit card.|
Follow the instructions given below once you get CAT hall ticket:
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You must immediately contact the concerned board/authority if the said solutions are not working. You can contact the helpdesk from Monday to Saturday between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The helpdesk contact information is given below:
Toll-Free Number: 1800-266-0207
Helpdesk email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Google map link is a new feature that has been added to the IIM CAT Admit Card 2020. Candidates can now find out the exact location of their exam centers and any kind of last-minute chaos can be avoided. Here’s how to use the Google Map Link:
The contact number of the exam center is also available through this facility, candidates can use this number for any kind of location-related queries. If you’re using the facility through your laptop, you can use the ‘Send the directions to your phone’ option, to get the directions on your phone.
Given below is a list of newly added CAT Exam Cities:
|Recently Added CAT Exam Centers 2020|
|Bhatinda in Punjab||Purnea in Bihar||Waknaghat in Himachal Pradesh|
|Samba in J&K||Dharwad and Gulbarga in Karnataka||Ernakulam in Kerala|
|Ulhasnagar in Maharashtra||Dhenkanal in Odisha||Bankura in West Bengal|
CAT is conducted in centers spread across around 140 test cities in India. Candidates must fill the preferred exam center while registering for CAT 2020. Preferences for up to 4 test cities can be provided in the application form. CAT Exam Centers are available in all the major cities across India to accommodate the growing number of test-takers every year.
Ques. What documents are to be carried with CAT 2020 Admit Card on the exam day?
Ans. You must carry the following documents:
Ques. What are the important instructions mentioned on CAT Admit Card 2020?
Ans. The following items are prohibited on the exam day:
Ques. Can I carry a black and white print of CAT 2020 Admit Card?
Ans. It is always advisable to carry a colored printout of your CAT Hall Ticket 2020. It makes the verification process easy.
Ques. Can I carry a Xerox copy of photo id card on CAT exam day?
Ans. No. Candidates should carry any one of the photos mentioned above id proof in original. A Xerox or scanned copy will not be accepted at CAT exam center.
Ques. What details must be verified in CAT 2020 Admit Card?
Ans. Once you have your hall ticket in hand, make sure the following information is true and accurate:
|Your name and other personal details||Details of CAT Exam Center|
|Registration and roll number||Exam date and timings|
|Category details||Clarity of your signature and photograph|
Ques. How can I ensure that my admit card for CAT Exam is valid?
Ans. Your CAT Admit Card 2020 can be downloaded from the official website. The candidates who have registered successfully for CAT Exam can only download their hall tickets. Hence, it is a validation in itself. Candidates can download from October 23, 2020 (Tentative)
Ques. What is Test System Number mentioned on CAT 2020 Admit Card?
Ans. The purpose of Test System Number is to help the candidates identify the floor and computer at the test center. It should not be confused with the registration number.
Ques. Can I change CAT Test Center?
Ans. No. CAT Test Centre for the exam should be chosen with the utmost care during CAT Registration. Candidates can take the exam only at the test center mentioned on CAT Admit Card 2020. The request for changing CAT exam center will not be accepted under any circumstance.
Ques. Can I avail the services of a Scribe?
Ans. Yes. Candidates availing the services of a scribe should submit the scribe affidavit. Also, they should carry a photo id card to the test center.
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Ques. I have lost my CAT Admit Card. What should I do?
Ans. If by some unfortunate event you happen to lose your CAT Admit Card, do not worry. You can go back to the official website for CAT and download and reprint your admit card. You can download and print your admit card by logging in your candidate profile till the exam day.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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