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CAT 2017 Notification – Online Registration Begins from August 9th

The official exam date for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 are out. The exam will be conducted on November 26, 2017 (Sunday). Aspirants who wish to appear for the exam can register on the official site of CAT-2017 from August 9th 2017.

Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer based selection test conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for their business administration programs.This year IIM – Lucknow will be organizing the exam.

 Activity Dates
 Online Registration begins August 9
 Online Registration closes September 20
Download admit cards from October 18
Exam Date November 26
Result Declaration 2nd week of January, 2018 (Tentative)

Application Fees

Category  Fees
  SC, ST and PwD Rs 900
 Others Rs 1800

The CAT exam will have 3 sections namely verbal ability & reading comprehension (VARC), data interpretation & logical reasoning (DILR), Quantitative aptitude (QA).

a) Verbal ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC) – Consists of Questions on Reading comprehension, Grammar, Para Jumbles, Vocabulary, etc.

b) Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) – Questions on Analogies, Similarities, Decision Making, Problem-Solving, Series, Arithmetical Reasoning etc.

c) Quantitative Ability (QA) – Topics included are Number systems, Linear equations, Venn Diagrams, Geometry, etc.

CAT 2017 Exam Pattern

Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration(in mins)
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 34 102 60
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 32 96 60
Quantitative Ability 34 102 60
Total 100 300 180

In case a change is introduced in CAT 2017 exam pattern or exam syllabus then candidates will be intimated in advance by placing a notice on the official website of CAT – 2017 i.e

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