CAT 2020 Registration started: Check Changes Introduced, Eligibility, Exam Centers and Process

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CAT 2020 Application process has commenced on the official website iimcat.ac.in from August 5 onwards. Candidates can fill the form till September 16, 2020 (till 5 pm). The exam is scheduled to take place on November 29, 2020 as a computer based test in 156 cities across India. 

Click Here to Register for CAT 2020

  • Aspirants appearing or having passed graduation with minimum 50% marks are eligible to appear for CAT

  • CAT Form correction window will open in the last week of August where candidates can make changes in uploaded images. 

  • CAT Admit Card will be released on October 28, 2020 and will be available till exam day.

  • Official mock test facility will also be provided by the conducting body from October 16, 2020

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CAT 2020 Registration Highlights

FeatureDetails
CAT Application form Releasing BodyIIM Indore
CAT Official websiteiimcat.ac.in
Beginning of CAT RegistrationAugust 5, 2020
End of CAT RegistrationSeptember 16, 2020
Mode to Register for CAT Online mode only
Application fee Payment ModeOnline Only

CAT 2020 Application Dates 

All important registration dates regarding CAT 2020 registrations are tabulated below-

EventDate 
Availability of CAT 2020 Application FormAugust 5, 2020 (From 10 am onwards )
Last date for CAT 2020 Registration September 16, 2020 (Online Form filling at iimcat.ac.in)
CAT 2020 Form CorrectionSeptember 28-September 30, 2020 (Editing of Scanned Photograph and Signature allowed) 
Availability of CAT Admit Card 2020October 28 – November 29, 2020 (In online mode until exam day)

Check all Important CAT 2020 Dates

Changes in CAT 2020 Registration

  • CAT 2020 Application fee has been increased across all categories: an increase of INR 100 for general category and INR 50 for reserved categories.

  • Candidates are now allowed to choose 6 exam center preferences in place of 4. CheckComplete list of Exam Centers

CAT 2020 Application Fee 

CAT Registration Fee needs to be paid online only (Net banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card). The category-wise fee is given below:

CategoryApplication Fee
General/NC-OBC (Non-Creamy Layer Other Backward Classes)INR 2000
SC (Scheduled Caste)/ST (Scheduled Tribe)INR 1000
PwD (Persons with Disability)/DA (Differently Abled)INR 1000

How to Apply for CAT 2020?

Students can fill the CAT Registration form by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website of CAT i.e. iim.cat.ac.in

  • Click on the ‘register’ tab and create login credentials by entering the details.

  • Now Re-Login the form and enter the Details such as personal details, Academic Qualification, Work Experience, Test Center, Programmes

  • Complete the Fee Payment Procedure.

  • At last download and take the print out of the payment receipt.

Check CAT 2020 Form Correction Process

CAT 2020 Complete Exam Center List

Following is a list of all state wise CAT 2020 Exam Centers:

StateCAT Test CityStateCAT Test City
Andhra PradeshChittoorMaharashtraAhmednagar
KurnoolAmravati
NelloreAurangabad
TirupatiJalgaon
VijayawadaKolhapur
VisakhapatnamMumbai
Arunachal PradeshItanagarNagpur
AssamDibrugarhNashik
GuwahatiNavi Mumbai
Andaman and NicobarPort BlairPune
BiharAurangabadSolapur
GayaNanded
MuzaffarpurRatnagiri
PatnaSatara
PurneaThane
ChandigarhChandigarhMeghalayaShillong
ChhattisgarhBhilaiOdishaBhubaneshwar
RaipurCuttack
New DelhiNew DelhiSambalpur
GoaMadgaonBalasore
VernaBerhampur
GujaratAhmedabadRourkela
AnandPuducherryPuducherry
GandhinagarPunjabFatehgarh Sahib
RajkotJalandhar
SuratLudhiana
VadodaraMohali
HaryanaAmbalaPatiala
BahadurgarhRopar
FaridabadSangrur
GurgaonRajasthanJaipur
PalwalJodhpur
PanipatKota
RohtakUdaipur
SonipatAjmer
Himachal PradeshShimlaAlwar
Jammu & KashmirJammuSikar
JharkhandDhanbadTamilnaduChennai
JamshedpurCoimbatore
RanchiMadurai
KarnatakaBengaluruNamakkal
BelgaumTiruchirappalli
BidarTirunelveli
ChikballapurThanjavur
DavanagereUttar PradeshAgra
HassanAllahabad
KolarGhaziabad
MandyaGorakhpur
MangaloreGreater Noida
MysoreKanpur
RamnagaraLucknow
ShimogaMeerut
TumkurVaranasi
UdupiBareilly
KeralaKochiMathura
KasaragodWest BengalDurgapur
KozhikodeHooghly
KollamAsansol
MalappuramBishnupur
ThrissurHowrah
ThiruvananthapuramKolkata
UttarakhandDehradunKalyani
RoorkeeSiliguri
Madhya PradeshBhopalBurdwan
GwaliorTelanganaHyderabad
IndoreKarim Nagar
JabalpurKhammam
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CAT 2020 Registration: Points to Remember

  • Candidates need to first create the Unique ID and Password.

  • Provide a Valid Number which is mentioned in the candidate’s email address as all the information will be received from this number only.

  • Candidates must fill the sections which are mandatory in the form. 

  • Once the form filling process is concluded then payment is to be done as per the applicant’s category through debit/credit/net banking.

  • There is no chance to change or edit the application form filling process once the payment is done.