CAT 2020 EXAM DATES
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CAT is one of the most sought after management entrance exam. The scores are accepted not only by IIMs but also by top notch B-schools across the country. Candidates aiming to appear for the exam this year must be aware of the important dates and make their preparation schedule accordingly. CAT 2020 notification has been released on July 29, 2020 and the exam will take place on November 29, 2020
Latest Update: CAT Registration has started from August 5 and will be available tillSeptember 16, 2020 on iimcat.ac.in. Apply Here!
CAT official notification 2020 will be released by authorities in last week of July. It is a comprehensive document containing all the necessary information regarding CAT 2020 important dates. A brief of the same is given below:
|CAT 2020 Notification||July 29, 2020|
|Start of CAT 2020 Registration||August 5, 2020|
|End of CAT 2020 Registration||September 16, 2020|
|Form Correction Window||September 27- September 30, 2020|
|Release of CAT Official Mock Test||October 16, 2020|
|CAT Admit Card Availability||October 28, 2020|
|Exam Date||November 29, 2020|
|CAT Answer Key Availability||1st week of December, 2020|
|Declaration of CAT Result||January 7, 2020 (Tentative)|
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CAT 2020 Notification has been released on July 29 at its official website and in many leading newspapers. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore will be organizing the exam this year. Interestingly, the institute is organizing CAT Exam after a gap of 7 years. CAT is one of the most distinguished management exams, whose score is accepted in 20 IIMs and other leading institutes across India. Each year, more than 2 lakh candidates appear for it and compete for nearly 4000 seats available in these institutes.
Registrations for CAT 2020 will start from August 5 and will last till September 16, 2020. Applicants can visit the official CAT website iimcat.ac.in to complete the application process in online mode only.
Candidates have a one time facility to edit image and signature at iimcat.ac.in. Existing user can login using their existing credentials. CAT 2020 Form Correction dartes are tabulated below:
|Opening of Form Correction Window||September 28, 2020|
|Closing of Form Correction Window||September 30, 2020 (uptill 5 pm)|
CAT Admit Card will be made available to download by conducting body on October 28, 2020. It is a mandatory document to be carried on the exam day as it contains all the important details related to the exam schedule and venue. Successfully registered candidates can download CAT 2020 Admit Card from the official website.
|Release of Admit Card||October 28, 2020|
|CAT 2020 Exam Date||November 24, 2020|
Written Ability Test replaces Group Discussion in CAT Selection Process. Read More
|Name of the Candidate||User ID/Registration Number|
|Date of Birth||Candidate’s Category|
|PwD Status||Date and Day and Time of the Test|
|Google Map Link||Test City and Center|
|Reference Number||Set of Instructions for the Candidate|
This is a new addition to the e-version of CAT 2020 Admit Card. Candidates will be provided the exact location of their through a google map link, this facility will be highly useful in removing the last-minute chaos regarding the center location. Candidates can also contact the exam center authorities using the provided contact number in the maps. Read More
Official CAT 2020 Mock Test : IIM convening the exam this year will release official CAT 2020 Mock Test on October 16, 2020. Students can download the official mock test in order to get familiar with exam pattern. Try some of the Mock Tests prepared by collegedunia based on previous years’ CAT exams.
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CAT 2020 Result is generally released in first week of January the following year. The exam conducting authority of CAT 2020 will release the scorecards at the official website by January 6, 2021. An SMS will also be sent to all test-takers, informing them about their CAT Percentile. CAT Score is valid for one year.
|Result Declaration||January 6, 2020|
|Selection Process Starts||January 8, 2020|
CAT 2020 scorecard will contain the following information-
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Ques: How many times a year is CAT conducted?
Ans: CAT is conducted once in a year by one of the IIMs on a rotational basis. Candidates willing to take the exam can apply for the same from August 5, 2020.
Ques: What is the exam date of CAT 2020?
Ans: CAT 2020 will be conducted on November 24, 2020 (Sunday) in two sessions across 156 exam cities.
Ques: What is the last date to register for CAT 2020?
Ans: Last date to register for CAT this year will be September 16, 2020 till 5:00 PM.
Ques: What is the test timing for CAT 2020?
Ans: CAT exam will be held in two sessions i.e. forenoon and afternoon session. Candidates will be assigned a single session after depending upon the availability of exam centre.
Ques: Can I take CAT exam in more than one/multiple session?
Ans: No, candidates can not appear in more than one slot to take CAT exam. In case a candidate does the same, it will be considered as fraud and their candidature will be cancelled.
Ques: From when can I download CAT 2020 Admit card?
Ans: CAT 2020 Admit card will be available from 5:00 PM on October 28, 2020. Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website itself. The hall tickets will not be sent via mail or post.
Ques: When will the result for CAT 2020 available?
Ans: CAT 2020 result will be available in the second week of January 2021. After the release of CAT result, IIMs will release their individual cutoffs for 2021-23 admissions.
Ques: In case of any query related to the exam, when can I contact the candidate helpdesk?
Ans: Candidates having any query related to CAT exam can contact the helpdesk by phone from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. It is to be noted that the CAT helpdesk is closed on Sunday and national holidays.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College