CAT 2021 – The CAT exam is carried out regularly by 6 IIMs (Indian Institute of Management). Due to the rotation basis, the CAT exam 2021 will be held by IIM Ahmedabad after a 5 year hiatus, while the CAT exam last year by IIM Indore was conducted in a different way by increasing the number of questions, the time limit and the sessions due to the Pandemic of. covid 19 have been reduced. Every year around 2 Lakh candidates fill out the application form for the CAT entrance examination, but over 5,000 of them are selected.
What is the CAT 2021 exam?
CAT or Common Admission Test is a national level entrance exam or access to various IIMs as well as over 1000+ B schools in India. The CAT exam 2021 is conducted by IIM Ahmedabad in online mode and this exam is conducted once a year in English only. Previously it was carried out by IIM Ahmedabad in 2015. The purpose of conducting CAT is to gain admission to top business schools.
CAT 2021 important links
Here we provide you with all the important links for the CAT exam in order to convince aspirants.
CAT 2021 important dates
All the important dates for the CAT exam are listed here; aspirants must proceed accordingly.
|Application start||August 02, 2021|
|Application ended||September 15, 2021|
|Admission ticket released||October 24, 2021|
|Last date for downloading the approval card||November 28, 2021|
|Exam date||November 28, 2021|
|Declared result||January 04, 2022|
CAT 2021 eligibility criteria
In order to take the CAT exam, aspirants must meet the following admission requirements.
- There is no minimum or maximum age limit for taking the CAT exam.
- Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized university.
- Aspirants must have a professional degree from CA / CS / ICWA with the percentage required.
- Graduates of the final year are also eligible to take the CAT exam 2021.
CAT 2021 admission / selection process
Before being admitted to the CAT exam, aspirants must read the CAT Information Bulletin. To learn more about the CAT approval process, go through the details below.
First-time candidates must complete the online CAT application form which will be available on the official website. After that, the correction window will be opened for a very short time for all candidates who made the mistake filling out the online CAT exam form. then the CAT approval card will be released by the competent authority on the official website. afterwards, the aspirants must appear for the examination on their scheduled date. And after that, the result is explained with the grades received. & afterwards The shortlisted candidates have to go through three stages of the selection process, ie written aptitude test (WAT), group discussion (GD) and personal interviews (PI).
Application form CAT 2021
Please follow the details below to fill out the application form
The first stage of the CAT exam application form is CAT registration, for which aspirants must visit the official website and then register by entering their name, email ID, date of birth, mobile number and nationality. And after that, verify the account via OTP. After successful verification, the CAT-ID and the password are sent to the aspirant’s post office.
The aspirant has to log into his portal with CAT ID & password and fill out his application form. In the CAT application form, the aspirant is required to enter personal details, academic details, work experience and 6 preferred examination centers. Then upload the scan copy of the required documents such as passport photo and signature. Then select your IIM preference.
And the final step is that the payment applicant must pay the CAT application form fee through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card. The fees for the CAT exam application form are listed below.
|General & OBC||Rs. 2,000 / –|
|SC, ST & Pwd||Rs. 1,000 / –|
CAT 2021 correction window
After closing the CAT application form, the correction window will open for some time. For any student who accidentally made a mistake while completing the CAT exam application. The CAT correction window allows the candidate to make changes only in some places and not in the entire form.
CAT 2021 mock test
The official CAT mock test is expected to be available on the official CAT website in the last week of October 2021. The purpose of taking the CAT mock test is to familiarize candidates with the exam pattern of CAT. With the help of mock tests, aspirants can learn a lot about how to answer exactly, navigate between sections, develop strategies, etc.
Entry ticket CAT 2021
About a month ago, the CAT Admit Card 2021 will only be released on the official website of the respective authority for all candidates who have successfully completed the application form. The CAT admission card contains some personal information as well as the date, time and place of the CAT entrance exam. To download the CAT Exam Admit Card, the aspirant must visit the official CAT website and then log into their portal. After logging in, the portal candidates can easily download their CAT approval card. Don’t forget to print out the CAT approval card.
CAT 2021 appeared in the exam
Candidates must have successfully taken the exam for which they must be at the exam center at the time of registration indicated on the admission card. Don’t forget to bring your admission card and at least one original ID with you to the examination center.
CAT 2021 answer key
Within one week of the entrance exam, the answer key for the CAT exam will be published by the competent authorities on the official CAT website. With the help of the CAT Answer Key, aspirants can guess their approximate grades. If the answer in the CAT answer key is wrong, the candidate has the right to complain by post.
CAT 2021 result
The CAT 2021 result will be announced a few days after the final answer key is published on the official website. The CAT test result contains personal information as well as the grade received. To download the CAT Entrance Examination Score 2021, aspirants must visit CAT’s official website and log into their portal.
CAT 2021 consulting
Candidates will be shortlisted based on the CAT 2021 score and will then have to go through a group discussion, written ability test and face-to-face interview. After the full round, the IIM will publish the shortlisted earnings list, which will depend on many factors, the factors of which are listed in the table below. Shortlisted candidates must go to the assigned IIM or institute with the necessary documents and complete the other formalities.
CAT 2021 exam template
Below is the CAT exam template 2021 so that the aspirants can familiarize themselves with the question paper.
- The duration of the CAT entry is 3 hours or 180 minutes
- A total of 100 questions are asked in the CAT entrance
- The CAT question paper is divided into 3 sections
- Both objective and non-objective questions are asked in the exam
- There is a 1/3 negative rating, but non-objective questions are not rated negatively.
CAT 2021 curriculum
The CAT curriculum 2021 is not officially published by the IIM Ahmedabad. We provide the curriculum based on the previous year’s trend. Here we get the CAT curriculum so that the aspirants can be better prepared.
Verbal Skills and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
- Sentence completion
- Question based on reading comprehension
- Para-confusion etc
Data Interpretation and Logical Thinking (DILR)
- Seating arrangements
- Data case
- Syllogism, etc.
Quantitative suitability (QA)
- Time and work
- Number system
CAT 2021 list of universities
There are a total of 20 IIMs and over 1000 other colleges that accept the CAT 2021 scorecard, and the list of 20 IIMs follows.
- IIM Ahmedabad
- IIM Amritsar
- IIM Bangalore
- IIM Bodh Gaya
- IIM Calcutta
- IIM Indore
- IIM Jammu
- IIM Kashipur
- IIM Kozhikode
- IIM Lucknow
- IIM Nagpur
- IIM Raipur
- IIM Ranchi
- IIM Rohtak
- IIM Sambalpur
- IIM Shillong
- IIM Sirmaur
- IIM Tiruchirapalli
- IIM Udaipur
- IIM Visakhapatnam
CAT 2021 contact details
If candidates have any problems or doubts regarding the CAT exam, they can resolve their issue by using the contact details below.
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