CAT 2020 Exam Begins Today (Nov 29) With Strict COVID-19 Guidelines Implementation; Read Details Here

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CAT 2020 examination is being conducted in computer-based mode today, i.e. November 29 by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore. All the rules and guidelines issued by the government are being strictly followed because of the ongoing COVID 19 global pandemic.

Candidates appearing for the CAT 2020 Examination were observed to be carrying their CAT 2020 admit card with them.

Candidates were observed arriving at CAT 2020 examination center one hour or two hours before the time of reporting.

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CAT 2020: Important Dates

The following tabulation gives the important dates and events related to CAT 2020 examination.



CAT 2020 Exam

November 29, 2020


  • Forenoon Session - 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM 
  • Afternoon Session - 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM 
  • Evening Session - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM 

CAT 2020 Answer Key

December 2nd week, 2020

CAT 2020 Result Declaration

January 2nd week, 2021

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CAT 2020: COVID-19 Guidelines Followed

Candidates could check the COVID 19 Guidelines being followed for CAT 2020 examination from the below section.

  • Candidates appearing for the CAT 2020 examination should wear a face shield or mask. Without masks, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the examination 
  • Candidates were asked to remove the masks or face shields only for verification purposes by the examination center officials
  • Candidates were observed carrying hand sanitizer in transparent bottles
  • The CAT 2020 exam centers followed strict social distancing norms
  • Thermal temperature checking was done and candidates with fever symptoms were asked to appear for the CAT 2020 exam in an isolated room
  • Candidates were carrying transparent water bottles because authorities were not permitted to provide drinking water.

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer-based test conducted by IIM Indore, to provide admission in the graduate management program at IIMs.

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