CAT 2018 ADMIT CARD
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IIM Calcutta will release CAT 2018 Admit Card from October 24. The document will be available till November 25 (exam day). To access the hall ticket, visit the official portal (www.iimcat.ac.in) and enter the issued User ID and Password in the required fields.
The e-ticket is issued to only those candidates who have successfully applied for the exam. CAT admit card is a mandatory document that must be kept safe till the admissions are finalised. It carries information related to the test taker and the exam day. Without the document, the entry to the examination center will be prohibited.
|CAT 2018 Exam Dates||CAT Sample Papers||CAT Exam Centers||CAT Exam Pattern|
This year, CAT 2018 is scheduled for November 25 in online (computer-based) mode. Applicants are advised to keep the admit card safe till the admission process. No hall tickets are sent via email or post. In case of any discrepancy, report at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The official notification for the exam was released on July 29 by IIM Calcutta. As per the current schedule, the hall tickets will be available from October 24. But, as we look at the previous year trends, there is a possibility that there will be a delay in the issue of the document.
Most often, the admit card is released much after the actual scheduled date. Make sure you have a window for change in your travel plan, as the same delay may be observed this year too. Here are the past year trends for your reference:
|CAT exam year||Scheduled date of release||Actual Date of release||CAT Convening IIM||CAT Test Taking agency|
|CAT 2014||October 16, 2014||October 19, 2014||IIM Indore||TCS|
|CAT 2015||October 15, 2015||October 25, 2015||IIM Ahmedabad||TCS|
|CAT 2016||October 18, 2016||October 24, 2016||IIM Bangalore||TCS|
|CAT 2017||October 18, 2017||October 25, 2017||IIM Lucknow||TCS|
|CAT 2018||October 24, 2018||(?)||IIM Calcutta||TCS|
A candidate may be unable to download CAT Admit Card due to the following reasons. Make sure all these are taken care of before you begin to download.
Once you have your CAT Hall Ticket in hand, follow the instructions given below:
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 2018 Admit Card is accurate and true. Information mentioned on admit card of CAT is given below:
You can contact the concerned authorities in the following cases:
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: email@example.com
Candidates will have to carry any of the following photo identity cards on the exam day:
Given below is a list of newly added CAT Exam Cities:
|Recently Added CAT Exam Center 2018|
|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|
|Section||No. of Questions||No. of non-MCQ questions||Difficulty Level||Good Attempts|
|Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension||34||10||Easy-moderate||26-27|
|Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning||32||8||Difficult||12-14|
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Ques. What documents are to be carried with CAT 2018 Admit Card on the exam day?
Ans. You must carry the below documents:
Ques. What are the important instructions mentioned on CAT Admit Card 2018?
Ans. The following items are prohibited on the exam day:
Ques. Can I carry a black and white print of CAT 2018 Admit Card?
Ans. It is always advisable to carry a coloured printout of your CAT Hall Ticket 2018. 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 above-mentioned photo 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 2018 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 2018 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.
Ques. What is Test System Number mentioned on CAT 2018 Admit Card?
Ans. The purpose of Test System Number is just 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 test center mentioned on CAT Admit Card 2018. The request of 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 candidatels 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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