The IIM, Kozhikode has released the important instructions for the aspirant in the official website of CAT. The CAT 2019 exam is going to be conducted on 24th Nov 2019.
The important facts are-
1. CAT 2019 is scheduled to be conducted at 376 test centres spread across 156 cities in India.
2. Approximately 2.44 lakhs candidates have applied successfully for CAT 2019.
3. 92 percent of CAT 2019 applicants were allocated a test centre in their first preference city.
4. CAT will be conducted in two shifts on November 24, 2019: a)Morning - 9:00 AM–12:00 noon and Afternoon - 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM.
5. Candidates are advised to report at 7:30 AM for the Morning shift and at 1:00 PM for the Afternoon shift.
6. CAT is a 3-hour examination comprising three sections: i) Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, ii) Quantitative Ability, and iii) Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning. Candidates will be given one hour for each section, PwD candidates will get 20 minutes extra for each section.
7. Candidates are required to download their admit cards from CAT website, take printouts, affix their photographs (same as the one uploaded in CAT application forms) and bring them to their respective test centres along with identity proofs.
8. Candidates are advised to read carefully all the instructions provided on the Admit Card and adhere to them. PwD candidates with scribe should complete all formalities as explained in the CAT website.
9. Candidates are advised to locate their CAT 2019 test centres in advance and to start early in order to reach their test centres on time.
10. Candidates are advised to go through the test day video uploaded in t h e CAT website to get themselves familiarized with the security and other exam day procedures.
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is regarded as the biggest MBA entrance test in India for the admission to more than 5000 seats in all IIMs and hundreds of top MBA colleges including FMS Delhi, JBIMS Mumbai, SPJIMR Mumbai, MDI Gurgaon, IITs, XIMB, IMT, IMI, TAPMI, and others.
This year the CAT exam is going to be held on 24th Nov 2019 by Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) of Kozhikode. Test cities are mentioned in the CAT website and the name of the test center is in the Admit Card. The candidates who want to get admitted in the management programs at IIMs in India and other top B-schools have to qualify in the Common Admission Test (CAT).