NEW DELHI. JULY 29 | The Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM-I) has launched the official website of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020, iimcat.ac.in. The official website of CAT 2020 official website was made live on today, and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on November 29, in two sessions. CAT, the postgraduate exam is conducted to offer admissions to different management programmes run at 20 IIMs across the country.
The CAT 2020 official website mentions important information related to exam notification, important dates, eligibility criteria, application form and exam centres.
CAT 2020 Registration and Fee
The CAT 2020 registration will begin on August 5 in the online mode from 10 am onwards and the application submission process will continue till September 16 (5 pm), so candidates will have more than a month of time to fill and submit registration forms for CAT 2020.
The application fees for candidates belonging to General/EWS/NC-OBC category is Rs. 2000 while an SC/ST/PwD candidate will be charged Rs. 1000 to appear for CAT 2020.
CAT 2020 Paper Pattern
The examination will be of a 180-minute duration. Candidates will have to attempt three sections.
Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Section III: Quantitative Ability
Candidates will be allotted 60 minutes to answer questions in each section mentioned above.
The CAT 2020 selection process conducted by IIMs involves a Written Ability Test (WAT), and a Personal Interview (PI).
CAT 2020 Eligibility
Contenders with a graduate degree from a recognised institute or university are eligible to apply for CAT 2020 exam and must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent. The reserved-category candidates need to hold a minimum of 45 per cent marks.
Professor Harshal Lowalekar has been appointed as the Convener of CAT 2020. An Associate Professor of Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques Area at IIM Indore, Mr Lowalekar is also the Chairperson, Admissions and Coordinator of Integrated Programme in Business Analytics at IIM Indore.
CAT – PG Management Entrance to IIMs
CAT is held in over 150 cities in the country. While filling the application form, candidates will be given the option to select six test cities in order of preference. Cities and centres will be assigned to the candidates only after the last date for CAT 2020 registration.
Last year, CAT had recorded the highest number of CAT registrations in the last 10 years with 244,190 candidates registering for the online exam. The CAT 2019 results were announced on January 4, 2020 and the score is valid till December 31, 2020.
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