CAT 2022: Registration process begins today; check eligibility, exam date and other details

Registration for CAT 2022: Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) – Bangalore will conduct the Common Admission Test 2022 (CAT 2022) this year. The entrance examination for admission into the most prestigious and distinguished colleges of management such as IIMs will be held on 27 November 2022. Interested candidates can apply for the examination on the official CAT 2022 website – iimcat.ac.in.

Last year, CAT was conducted by IIM Ahmedabad on November 28. Registration fee has been increased; The general class had to pay Rs 2,200 while the reserved class fee was 1,100 rupees. Some changes have also been made in the eligibility criteria. Candidates with ‘promotion/pass’ in place of ‘mark award’ certificates in any of the last two years of their undergraduate program can enter the ‘promotion or pass’ option in the application form. This step was taken due to the Covid-19 situation which has delayed the testing/result process.

However, the basic eligibility is that candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute.

CAT 2022: Important Dates

Registration process: August 3, 10 am onwards

Last date: September 14

Entry card issuance: October 27

CAT exam date: November 27.

This year, the CAT test will be taken at centers spread across about 150 test cities.

CAT 2022: Exam Form

CAT 2022 will be conducted in computer-based mode with both MCQs and non-MCQs. Duration 120 minutes. CAT 2022 will consist of 66 questions divided into three sections: verbal ability and reading comprehension, data interpretation and logical reasoning, and quantitative ability. Three points are awarded for each correct answer, and each incorrect attempt results in a deduction of one mark.

The CAT 2021 result was published in January, and of the 47 candidates with scores between 100 and 99.98 percentile, 38 were qualified engineers. Moreover, out of 47 ranks, only one female candidate has a score of 99.98 percent.

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