CAT 2017: Admit Card to be Available from 25th October

Published On 17/10/2017

IIM Lucknow will issue the admit card for CAT 2017 from 25th October, 2017. The CAT 2017 admit card download facility will be available until November 26, 2017, which is the date of the examination.

For official notification click here

The CAT 2017 admit card will be available in online mode only and it will not be sent in any other mode to the candidates. This year, the CAT exam will be held in 140 cities.

How to Download Admit Card:

After issuing the admit card on the official website follow the steps to download admit card:

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on the tab indicating 'Existing user'.
  • Then, click on the link to CAT 2017 Admit Card for downloading.
  • Enter your Registration Number/ID and Date of Birth, Password.
  • After entering the personal details, click on the login button and your admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Take a printout of the admit card.

Exam pattern:

The test has three sections. Section I will have verbal ability and reading comprehension; section II will have data interpretation and logical reasoning and section III will deal with quantitative ability.

Some questions in each section may not be of multiple choice types. Instead, direct answers will have to be typed online. The tutorials will clearly explain this.

Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they cannot switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.

Important Note:

The website contains a section on frequently asked questions (FAQ), which addresses candidates’ queries regarding CAT 2017. Candidates can also contact the CAT help desk over email or phone.

IIM-L is conducting the test after a gap of nearly seven years.

This year Professor Neeraj Dwivedi of IIM-L is the convener for CAT.

More than two lakh candidates are expected to appear in the examination. Experts sense that the CAT convener may bring in certain changes in rules to ensure more girl students and candidates from non-engineering backgrounds develop an interest in management studies.

Important dates:

August 9: Registrations for CAT 2017 open

September 25: Registrations close on 5 P.M.

September 27 to September 30: Application correction

October 25: Candidates will be permitted to download their admit card till the date of test.

November 26: Common Admission Test 2017 (CAT 2017) will be held in two sessions.

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