CAT 2020 Official website expected to be launched on July 29, says Convenor

Himanshi Sharma Himanshi Sharma
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The Convenor Professor Harshal Lowalekar has confirmed that the official website of CAT is expected to go live today i.e. July 29, 2020. He has also confirmed that the important dates related to CAT 2020 will be mentioned on the official website i.e. iimcat.ac.in. The CAT 2020  entrance exam will be conducted by Indian Institute to Management, Indore.

Earlier there were media reports stating that the CAT website would go live in the first week of August 2020. While in the previous year, the official website of CAT was launched on August 7, 2019, and on the same day the registration process had begun.

CAT 2020: Important Dates

EventsDates (Tentative)
Launch of CAT Official WebsiteJuly 29, 2020
CAT 2020 Application FormAugust 08, 2020
CAT 2020 Form Correction WindowSeptember 27 to September 30, 2020
Release of CAT Admit CardThird week of October 2020
CAT 2020 Exam DateNovember 2020
CAT ResultSecond Week of January 2021

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No Change in CAT 2020 Exam Pattern

In view of the COVID-19 Pandemic, there were speculations among the aspirants that there might be a change in the way the management entrance examination would be conducted. However, the confusion was cleared by CAT Convenor Professor Harshal Lowalekar confirming that it is unlikely that there will be any change in the paper pattern of CAT examination. He further added any decision for adopting a change in the CAT paper pattern   would be taken only at a later stage after reviewing the situation of the novel coronavirus. 

Details mentioned in CAT 2020 Official Website

The Official Website of CAT 2020 will consist of brief information about the examination process, starting from the release date of the application form to the declaration of CAT result. Harshal Lowalekar, Faculty for Operation management and QuantitativeTechniques at IIM Indore had been appointed as the convener for CAT Examination. He also confirmed that the management entrance exam will be conducted in the last week of November 2020.

CAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for the CAT exam consist of various parameters such as Academic details, age of the candidate, Nationality, etc. It is a must for the candidates to meet all the criteria specified by the authorities in order to be applicable to apply for the exam.  Read More

CAT 2020 Application Fee

The application fee for CAT 2020 will be released after the release of the registration form on the official website. Candidates will get to know the fee on the basis of the category in which they belong. In 2019, The application fee for CAT aspirants belonging to the General Category was INR 1,950. Whereas, for the reserved category students, the fees were INR 950. Check Here

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