Indian Institute of Management are conducting Common Admission Test 2013

Last Updated: 2013-07-30T09:41:05+05:30

CAT 2013 Registration Begins

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are conducting Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) to measure the standards for admissions in various Management Courses available in all the 13 IIMs and other non-IIM top B-schools across the country, for the coming session. 

The registration window for CAT 2013 is going to open on 5 August 2013, and will close on 26 September 2013. Aspirants are advised to get ready with all the particulars that will be required to fill during registration process. 

CAT 2013 will be conducted between a time span of 20 days, starting from 16 October 2013, and ends on 11 November 2013. Please make note that a candidate can appear for CAT 2013 only once during this 20-days testing window.

Important Dates

Availability of Registration Guide: 03 August 2013
Opening date of Registration Window: 5 August 2013
Closing date of Registration Window: 26 September 2013
Opening date of Test Window: 16 October 2013
Closing date of Test Window: 11 November 2013

CAT 2013 Eligibility

A candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent Relaxation in Educational Qualification for SC/ST/DA candidates is applicable as per Government/UGC rule.

Candidates appearing for the final year of Qualifying Degree Exams and those who are awaiting the final year result of qualifying exam are also eligible for CAT 2013.

Payment of Registration Fees

General and NC-OBC candidates are required to pay non-refundable Registration fees of Rs. 1600/- and that for SC/ST/PWD/DA candidates, required Registration fee is Rs.800/-

Admission Process

CAT 2013 is the pre-requisite or the first stage for admission to various management programs offered in IIMs. On the basis of CAT 2013 scores, each IIM will shortlist candidates for second stage of selection, which may include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussions (GD), and Personal Interview (PI). Along with the combined performance of candidates in second stage, IIMs may also use candidates’ previous academic performance, relevant work experience, and other similar inputs to make final selection.

Visit Cat Website for further details.

- By Raihan Hassan
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