Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 Application Form

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 Application Form

Hello, Aspirants Common Admission Test CAT 2018 Application Form has been published, Those Candidates who are looking for CAT exam and still not applied then you are in right place, Through the post, you’ll get to know all about the CAT 2018. Common Admission Test is the national level entrance exam which is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM). CAT exam counts as one of the prestigious exams in India, CAT score is the gateway for admission to various management Colleges/Institutes across India. Common Admission Test CAT 2018 will be conducted on 25 November 2018. If you wanna apply for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 then first needs to read full article carefully. Throughout the article, you’ll let to know all about the Common Admission Test CAT 2018 Application Form like Eligibility Criteria, Admission Process, Important dates, Exam pattern, Syllabus, or more, Enjoy the article without skipping anything:)

Common Admission Test CAT 2018 Application Form

CAT 2018
CAT 2018

 

CAT 2018 Briefly information

Name of Examination CAT 2018
 Level of Exam PG level
Mode Online only
Duration 180 minutes
No. of Test Cities 140 cities across 35 states
Courses MBA/PGDM
Registration Dates August first week till October last week (Date to be announced for 2018)
Eligibility Criteria Minimum 50% marks in any Bachelors degree.
Exam Date November 25, 2018
Exam Helpdesk No.  1-800-266-3549 (Toll-Free)
Exam Website & Email https://iimcat.ac.in
[email protected]

Eligibility Criteria

Those Candidates who want to apply for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 Application Form need to know Eligibility Criteria for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 Before. Which is given below.

For reserved category candidates, the minimum percentage to secure is 45

Education Qualification Admission Seekers who are looking for CAT should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University or Institute

 

Category wise General and OBC-NC category admission seekers should obtain at least 50 per cent marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA. Other Candidates Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for CAT 2018 provided they complete their programme within the stipulated schedule Age Criteria There is no age limit for applying or appearing in CAT 2018 Duration The duration of the graduation programme should be minimum 3 years

 

How to Apply for Common Admission Test CAT 2018

After full fill eligibility criteria for CAT 2018, Candidates can apply for CAT 2018 (before the last date) Candidates can follow given important instruction.

  •  First, Log onto the official website of Indian Institute of Management
  • Register yourself with a valid Email ID and Phone number.
  • IIM will send the login credentials to the candidates through SMS and email.
  • After receiving the login credentials, aspirants have to log into the application window and fill up the online application form which is divided into the following areas-

After Fill up the CAT Application form, Students have to log in through their user ID and password and fill up the application form by entering the correct information. which are given below.

  • Personal Details
  • Contact Details
  • Academic Details
  • Work Experience
  • Selecting IIMs to apply for
  • Selecting Test Centres and Interview Cities

Application Fees

CATEGORY APPLICATION FEE
General INR 1900
SC INR 1000
ST/PWD INR 1000
Mode Of Payments
  1.  Students can pay the Application fee by credit card or debit card.
  2. After completing the application form, click on the PAY option after saving the filled form.

Common Admission Test CAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Common Admission Test 2018 question paper is divided into 3 parts-

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Data interpretation and logical reasoning
  3. Verbal comprehension and learning.

Section

No. of MCQs

No. of Non-MCQs

Questions from each section

Total Marks

Time allotted to each section (minutes)

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)

24

10

34

102

60

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)

24

8

32

96

60

Quantitative Ability (QA)

27

7

34

102

60

Total

75

25

100

300

180

Basic Instructions

  • Time allotted for each section has to be attempted in 60 minutes
  • CAT  is a computer-based test in which Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning consist of 34 questions and Quantitative Aptitude consist of 32 questions.
  • Students will have to follow the question paper chronologically, from section 1-3. They cannot choose any section to start with or switch from one section to another.
  • Mark Segments– Every correct answer an aspirant will earn 3 marks whereas every incorrect answer one marks will be deducted but for non MCQ type questions, no marks will be deducted.

Marking 

Correct Response Incorrect Response
+3 -1

CAT 2018 Syllabus

Common Admission Test (CAT)  syllabus 2018 has divided into 3 parts which are like as-

  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Ability (QA) and
  • Verbal Ability Reading comprehension

Let have to look CAT 2018 Syllabus pattern-

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) Quantitative Ability (QA) Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
  • Caselets and Tables
  • Bar Graphs and Column Graphs
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Line Charts & Pie Chart
  • Combination of two or more types linked to each other
  • Number and Letter Series
  • Calendars, Cubes and Clocks
  • Binary Logic
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Logical
  • Matching
  • Logical Sequence
  • Logical
  • Connectives
  • Blood Relations, etc.
 

  • Number Systems
  • LCM & HCF
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Percentages
  • Speed, Time & Distance
  • Time & Work
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Averages
  • Quadratic & Linear Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Logarithm
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Sequences & Series
  • Surds & Indices
  • Inequalities
  • Probability, Permutation and Combination
  • Set Theory
  • Functions & Geometry
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry & Mensuration, etc.
  • Synonyms Antonyms (Vocabulary Based)
  • Grammar or English Usage
  • Correction in Sentence
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Jumbled Paragraph and Close Passage
  • Analogies and Reverse Analogies
  • Meaning/Usage Match
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Summary Questions
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Facts Inferences Judgements, etc.

Common Admission Test CAT 2018 Admit Card

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 Admit card will publish 2 weeks (Tentative) before the examination. Those aspirants who have successfully applied for CAT 2018 can download the admit card easily from the official website of IIM. Admit card is the mandatory documents in the exam hall. Throughout the column, you will let you know all important instruction ( How to download CAT admit card) read it carefully. Click here to Check brief details Of CAT 2018 admit card

  • First, visit the Official website of Indian Institute of Management.
  • Go to the download ADMIT CARD 2018 from the options on the notice board.
  • Fill in your user ID and password.
  • After you fill out your important details, you will be redirected to your Admit card.
  • Last option click on Download Admit Card option.
  •  Save CAT 2018 admit card for future use.

CAT 2018 Result

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 will be released on the 2ed week of January 2019 (tentative). Those candidates who have applied for CAT 2018 successfully can download their result from The Official website of IIM by entering their roll number.

The Students who appeared for the entrance exam can check their result by following the instructions given below:

  • First, Students needs to visit the Official website of CAT.
  • Go to the Check Result Page
  • enter required information roll number or your name
  • After entering the required information your result will be highlighted
  • The CAT Result will be available in PDF Format
  • Student advise printing result documents for future

How to prepare for CAT 2018


Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 is one of the prestigious entrance tests in India. Aspirants who want to take admission in top management colleges like IIM or another preparing for CAT. As we know CAT Entrance, not a cuff of tea it counts India’s top 10 toughest exams that is the reason candidates want to know what is the correct prepare strategy for CAT. Throughout the column, we will let you know how to prepare for CAT 2018.  and Get the highest score.

These are important preparation tips, Candidate should follow given tips

  •  Make a  proper study plan.
  • Try to review all topics which will ask from four section(QA,VA & DILR).
  • Try to solve the maximum 10 set of sample papers.
  • Select the best study material for preparation.
  •  The timetable is most important for the CAT preparation, Try to manage your timetable for study various section accordingly.
  •  Must Revision at least 4 to 5 time
  •  According to the servery, Helth is wealthy, If you’ll healthy then your mind will work automatically. stay healthy and eat relevant food.

Best books for CAT Preparation

Here we are listed best books for CAT preparation:

  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • NCERT Books
  • High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin
  • How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Arun Sharma
  • Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Nishit Sinha
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Ajay Singh
  • Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma

Must Read- Best Books for CAT Recommended by Toppers

CAT 2018 Cut Off Scenario

Aspirants will be shortlisted on the basis of their CAT exam performance, In others words, cut-off percentile fixed by every IIM independently. Geven Below the minimus percentile which is set by the every Indian Insitute of management (IIM). let have to look below.

Categorys VRC DILR QA Overall
General 70 70 70 80
NC-OBC 65 65 65 75
SC 60 60 60 70
ST 50 50 50 60
PWD 60 60 60 70

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 Cut Offs for all IIMs

Let have to look minimum Cut off persentile for all Indian insititute of managements (IIM) below-

Name of Institutes Name of Course/ Programs  For GENERAL Category only
IIM, Ahemdabad Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 80
IIM, Banglore Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Economics 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics [PGDBA] 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Finance 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Operations and Information Technology 90
IIM, Lucknow Post Graduate Programme in Agri-Business Management [PGP-ABM] 90
IIM, Lucknow Post Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources [PGP-HR] 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources [PGP-HR] 90
IIM, Kozikode Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Indore Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] (Communication Studies) 90
IIM, Trichy Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIMU, Udaipur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Operations Management [PGP-OM] 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Management (Information Technology) 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Progamme in Public Management and Policy [PGP – PM] 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Strategic Management 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Quantitative Methods & Operations Management 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Economics 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 75
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 75
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources [PGP-HR] 75
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management [PGDHRM] 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Economics 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Operation) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Finance and Accounting Management) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior) 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Program in Operations Management [PGP-OM] 90
IIM, Kashipur Master of Business Administration [MBA] 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources [PGP-HR] 90
IIM, Nagpur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Sirmaur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Jammu Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 80
IIM, Sambalpur Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IIM, Amritsar Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90

Read Also- CAT 2018 FAQ- Know Everything About CAT 2018

CAT 2018 Exam Centers

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 will be conducted in various cities in accros the india let have to look below-

Port Blair Rohtak Ahmednagar
Kurnool Sonipat Kolhapur
Nellore Simla Nashik
Tirupati Jammu Solapur
Vijaywada Dhanbad Amravati
Visakhapatnam Jamshedpur Aurangabad
Chittoor Ranchi Jalgaon
Itanagar Bangalore Kolhapur
Dibrugarh Belgaum Mumbai
Guwahati Bidar Nagpur
Silchar Chikballapur Nanded
Aurangabad Davanagere Nashik
Gaya Hassan Pune
Muzaffarpur Kolar Ratnagiri
Patna Mandya Satara
Chandigarh Mangalore Solapur
Bhilai Mysore Shillong
Raipur Ramnagara Balasore
New Delhi Shimoga Berhampur
Madgaon Tumkur Bhubaneswar
Verna Udupi Cuttack
Ahmedabad Kochi Sambalpur
Anand Kasargod Rourkela
Gandhinagar Kollam Puducherry
Rajkot Kozhikode Fatehgarh Sahib
Surat Malappuram Jalandhar
Vadodara Thrissur Khanna
Ambala Trivandrum Ludhiana
Bahadurgarh Bhopal Mohali
Faridabad Gwalior Pathankot
Gurugram Indore Patiala
Palwal Jabalpur Phagwara
Panipat Sagar Ropar
Sangrur Madurai Bareilly
Ajmer Namakkal Ghaziabad
Alwar Thanjavur Gorakhpur
Jaipur Tiruchirappalli Greater Noida
Jodhpur Tirunelvelli Kanpur
Kota Hyderabad Lucknow
Sikar Karim Nagar Mathura
Udaipur Khammam Meerut
Chennai Agra Noida
Coimbatore Allahabad Varanasi
Dehradun Burdwan Durgapur
Roorkee Hooghly Kalyani
Asansol Howrah Kolkata

Common Admission Test CAT 2018 Important Dates

Schedule DATES
 CAT Notification released 1st week of August 2018
Registration Process 1st week of August 2018
Last date for registration 3rd to 4th week of November 2018
Application correction 27th – 30th September 2018
Admit card release date 25th October – 26th October 2018
Mock Test Release Last week of October 2018
Exam date November 25, 2018
Answer key & question paper release 2nd week of December 2018
Last date to submit objection 2nd week of December 2018
Result announcement the First week of January 2019

Contact Information CAT 2018

C/o Admissions Office
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Bannerghatta Main Rd
Bilekhalli, Bangaluru-560076
Karnataka, India

Contact:

Helpdesk: 18002663549
Official Website: http://iimcat.ac.in

Phone Number: 18002663549

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