CAT Admit Card 2021 (Out): Download Hall Ticket, Test Day Guide
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  • Written By Mrinalini_M
  • Last Modified 23-06-2022
  • Written By Mrinalini_M
  • Last Modified 23-06-2022

CAT Admit Card 2021: Steps to Download, Test Day Guidelines

CAT Admit Card 2021: IIM Ahmedabad released CAT 2021 hall ticket on October 27, 2021, at 5 PM. The admit card for IIM CAT 2021 is available online at iimcat.ac.in. Candidates who successfully registered for CAT 2021 could download the admit card from the official website.

Moreover, they can download the same through candidate’s login using the user ID and password. CAT exam is going to be conducted in three slots on November 28, 2021 in online mode.

Latest: IIM CAT 2021 admit card is available now. Candidates can download the CAT 2021 Hall Ticket here.

CAT Admit Card 2021

CAT Hall Ticket is one of the mandatory documents that candidates must carry to the exam centre. Applicants must also carry a photograph and ID proof along with the admit card to the CAT exam centre. Furthermore, the admit card even contains a google map link through which candidates can locate the exam centre venue. The IIM CAT hall ticket contains all the essential information for the exam, such as the registration number, roll number, exam day guidelines, name & address of the test centre, timings, etc.

CAT Hall Ticket 2021 Highlights

Candidates who have successfully registered for CAT Exam must be well-versed with CAT admit card highlights. This will help candidates understand better about the exam and other related stuff:

ParticularsDetails
Issuing bodyIndian Institute of Management
Website to download CAT admit card. iimcat.ac.in
Credential to download CAT hall ticketCAT login id and password of a candidate
Details mentioned on CAT admit cardCandidates name, DoB, Registration number, reservation category, exam day instructions, date and time of venue, Google map link, emergency contact number, a place to fix photograph.

CAT Admit Card Dates 2021

IIM Ahmedabad has announced CAT admit card date along with CAT notification. Applicants who are planning to appear for CAT exam must be aware of the release date of IIM CAT 2021 admit card. Furthermore, they can download the same by entering the respective login details. Downloading admit card will ensure that candidates report to the test centre on time and they are aware of the exam slot.

Candidates are required to keep checking the official page for further notification regarding the exam and stay updated with the latest changes. Below is a complete schedule of CAT exam:

EventsDates
Release of CAT Admit CardOctober 27, 2021 (Released)
Last Date to Download CAT Hall TicketNovember 28, 2021
CAT 2021 Exam DateNovember 28, 2021

Also, check:

CAT Answer Key
CAT Result
CAT Cut Off

How To Download CAT Admit Card 2021?

Candidates can view and download the CAT exam hall ticket from the official website. The exam conducting body will not send hard copies of admit cards to any individual. The candidates have to use the login ID to download the admit card. In order to download the CAT 2021 admit card, follow the below steps:

  • 1st Step: Visit the CAT official website: iimcat.ac.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the “Login” button under the ‘Registered Candidate Login’ option.
CAT Hall Ticket Login Link
  • 3rd Step: On the next page, enter your User ID and Password.
  • 4th Step: Click on the “Login” button.
CAT Admit Card Login
  • 5th Step: A pop-up will appear saying that you have successfully submitted your application form, click on “Close”.
  • 6th Step: Now, click on the link provided to download the admit card.
  • 7th Step: The CAT Admit Card 2021 will appear on the screen. Download the admit card as a PDF and save it in a safe folder on your computer or phone.

Note:

  1. Take at least two hard copies of the admit card for future reference.
  2. Check all the details mentioned in admit card of CAT 2021 and then print.
  3. Candidates can view and download the CAT exam admit card from the official website with the help of the above-mentioned steps.

Instructions By IIMs: How To Download CAT Hall Ticket?

  1. Download admit card from CAT official website, further this affix photograph on the admit card similar to what was used during registration process.
  2. Adhere to all the instructions mentioned on the CAT admit card.
  3. Carry hard copy of admit card to CAT test centre along with identity proof in original.
  4. Admit card is issued to the candidate with test centre allocated in their first preference city to more than 90% of CAT applicants.
  5. PwD candidates with scribe must complete all the formalities that are explained on the official website and also on CAT admit card.

Why is CAT Admit Card Required?

Admit card is an officially released document that shows all the details of the candidates and permits them to take the exam. Without the CAT admit card, registered candidates will not be able to take up the CAT exam. It should be noted that candidates must also carry any original Photo ID proof, i.e. Aadhaar card, passport, etc., along with the admit card for photo verification.

Google map link is yet another new feature that is mentioned on IIM CAT Admit card. With this feature, candidates can locate the exact location of their CAT exam centres and avoid last-minute chaos. Candidates can download CAT hall ticket and make use of the digital admit card to use this feature. Here’s how to use Google Map Link:

  1. Download the admit card.
  2. Click on the google map link provided in the admit card.
  3. Candidate’s screen will be directed to google maps.
  4. Click on “Directions” option.
  5. Enter the starting point and choose the mode of conveyance.
  6. The map that depicts the destination center will be displayed on the screen. Candidate must follow the same to access to center easily.

Download CAT Hall Ticket

CAT exam is scheduled to take place on November 28, 2021, in three slots. Registered candidates must download CAT hall tickets at the earliest in order to avoid last-day chaos. CAT is held to provide admission in the 20 IIMs and top MBA colleges in India. CAT registration window closed on September 22, 2021. The first and foremost important thing after this is to download CAT hall ticket. Admit Card must be downloaded early in order to avoid any technical glitches.

What To Do After Downloading CAT Admit Card?

After getting the Admit card, the candidate must check for all the following details. This includes:

  1. Whether the signtaure and photograh is clearly visible and verify all the credentials on photo ID proof.
  2. Check for centre name, address and the timing of exam properly.
  3. Candidate must check all the details mentioned on the admit card.

Details To Check in CAT Admit Card

Candidates must check the following mandatory detail in the admit card when downloading it from IIM CAT official website:

  1. Name: Name should be as entered in the registration/application form of CAT.
  2. Test Date: Candidates must match the test date of CAT exam.
  3. Test Slot: Candidate must check the time slot of exam and reporting time at the test centre.
  4. CAT registration number should be available in admit card.
  5. Candidate will be assigned the seat or computer on the basis of the reference number. This is very important as candidate is authorized to use only particular test system.
  6. In case the candidate is physically challenged, it must be mentioned in admit card else the benefit of the reserved system will not prevail.
  7. The test city and venue will be mentioned on the admit card.

In case of any discrepancy in admit card, candidates must seek help of CAT help desk. Candidates who are availing of the scribe service must submit the scribe affidavit and carry a photo identification card to the exam centre.

CAT Exam Schedule 2021

Candidates who wished to appear for CAT 2021 made a successful registration till September 15, 2021. CAT 2021 is going to be conducted by IIM Ahmedabad. Candidates must check CAT exam schedule here:

CAT ExamReporting TimeEntry ClosedCAT Exam Time
Forenoon session7 ampost 8:15 am8:30 am tp 10:30 am
Afternoon session11 ampost 12:15pm12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Evening session3 pmpost 4:15 pm4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Detailed Schedule for CAT 2021 Shift 1

The below tabular section shows the detailed reporting procedure. This will help the candidate in better understanding the schedule.

Shift TimeActivitiesActivity TimeRemarks
7:00 amReport at the exam centreGate closes 15 minutes before test start time
7:05 amLocate the CAT test lab number 5 minutesHere, the candidate must check the location of the exam lab from the barcode desk
7:10 amScrutiny of admit card1-5 minutesFirst document verification is done at the gate entrance of the test centre.
7:15 amDeposit all the personal items1-10 minutesCandidates must submit their personal belongings to the exam entrance centre.
7:25 amagility of candidates3-5 minutesAppointed security personnel for quick candidates
7: 30 amDocument checking at the entrance of the test lab1-5 minutesDocument verification is done
7:40 amEnter the test lab1-10 minutesCandidates report to the test lab
7:50 amCandidates visit the registration desk and sign on the CAT attendance manual sheet 1-5 minutesFormalities, i.e. sign on the attendance sheet at the registration desk.
7:55 amThe registration process is commenced5 minutesCandidates IRIS & photograph process is done
8:05 amCandidates check the photo at the registration terminal 1-5 minutesCandidate check the registration photo at the registration terminal
8:15 amLogin to test screenCandidate must complete their login procedure
8:20 amVerify & confirm the profile details1-2 minutesCandidates must verify the profile information filled by them during registration.
8:25 amRead & agree to the declaration 1-2 minutesRead all instructions provided on the screen & click on “accept”.
8:30 amCAT 2021 exam starts120 minutesexam starts
10:30 amTest completed 1-2 minutesAfter the test, the CAT exam is complete, and the feedback page will be displayed on the screen.
10:35 amReturn Rough sheets1-5 minutesStudents return the rough sheets to the invigilator.
10:40 amExit the test lab & collect the deposited things1-5 minutesCollect the things & exit the lab
10: 45 amExit CAT test centreStudents exit the test centre

Detailed Schedule for CAT 2021 Shift 2

The below tabular section shows the detailed reporting procedure. This will help the candidate in better understanding the schedule:

Shift TimeActivitiesActivity TimeRemarks
11:00 amReport at the exam centre venueGate closes 15 minutes before test start time
11:05 amLocate the reference number 5 minutesHere, the candidate must check the location of the lab from the reporting desk
11:10 amScrutiny of admit card1-5 minutesFirst document verification is done at the gate entrance of the test centre.
11:15 amDeposit all the personal belongings1-10 minutesCandidates deposit their personal belongings at the exam entrance centre.
11:25 amagility of candidates3-5 minutesAppointed security personnel for quick candidates
11: 30 amDocument verification at the entrance of test lab1-5 minutesDocument verification is done
11:40 amReach the test lab1-10 minutesCandidates report to the test lab
11:50 amCandidates visit the registration desk and sign on the CAT attendance manual sheet 1-5 minutes Sign the attendance sheet at the registration desk.
11:55 amThe registration process is commenced5 minutesCandidates’ IRIS & photograph process is done
12:05 pmCandidates check the photo at the registration terminal and make sure it is their photo1-5 minutesCandidate check the registration photo at the registration terminal
12:15 pmLogin to test screenCandidate must complete their login procedure
12:20 pmVerify & confirm the profile details1-2 minutesCandidates must verify the profile information filled by them during registration.
12:25 pmRead & agree to the declaration 1-2 minutesAdhere to the instructions provided on the screen & click on “accept”.
12:30 pmCAT 2021 exam starts120 minutesexam starts
2:30 pmTest completed 1-2 minutesAfter the test, the CAT exam is complete, and the feedback page will be displayed on the screen.
2:35 pmReturn sheets1-5 minutesStudents return the sheet to the invigilator.
2:40 pmExit the lab & collect the deposited things1-5 minutesStudents must exit the test lab.
2: 45 pmExit CAT test centreStudents exit the test centre

Detailed Schedule for CAT Exam Shift 3

The below tabular section shows the detailed reporting procedure. This will help the candidate in better understanding the schedule:

Shift TimeActivitiesActivity TimeRemarks
3:00 pmReport at the test centreGate closes 15 minutes before test start time
3:05 pmLocate the reference number5 minutesHere, the candidate must check the location of the exam lab from the barcode desk
3:10 pmScrutiny of admit card1-5 minutesdocument verification is done at the gate entrance of the test centre.
3:15 pmDeposit all the personal things1-10 minutesCandidates deposit their personal things at the exam entrance centre.
3:25 pmagility of candidates3-5 minutesAppointed security personnel for quick candidates
3: 30 pmDocument checking at the entrance of the lab1-5 minutesDocument verification is done
3:40 pmReach the test lab1-10 minutesCandidates report to the test lab
3:50 pmCandidates visit the registration desk and sign the CAT attendance manual sheet 1-5 minutesFormalities such as signs on the attendance sheet at the registration desk.
3:55 pmThe registration process is commenced5 minutesCandidates’ IRIS & photograph process is done
4:05 pmCandidates check the photo at the registration terminal and make sure it is their photo1-5 minutesCandidate check the registration photo at the registration terminal
4:15 pmLogin to test Candidate must complete their login procedure
4:20 pmVerify & confirm the profile details1-2 minutesCandidates must verify the profile information filled by them during registration.
4:25 pmRead & agree to the declaration 1-2 minutesRead all instructions provided on the screen & click on “accept”.
4:30 pmCAT 2021 exam starts120 minutesexam starts
6:30 pmTest ends1-2 minutesAfter the test, the CAT exam is complete, and the feedback page will be displayed on the screen.
6:35 pmReturn sheets1-5 minutesStudents return the writing pad to the invigilator.
6:40 pmExit the test lab & collect the deposited belongings1-5 minutesStudents must exit the test lab.
6: 45 pmExit CAT test centreStudents exit the test centre

Note:

  1. CAT 2021 admit card will be available only in online mode and it will not be sent to candidates through any other modes.
  2. Candidates are advised not to wait till the exam date to download and print the admit card. Take at least two hard copies of the CAT hall ticket and preserve it for future reference.
  3. Carry the hard copy of the admit card along with your ID proofs to the exam center.
  4. Candidate must use one of the specified web browser to download CAT admit card i.e.
    Google chrome (version 80.0.3987 to 89.0)
    Internet explorer (version 10.0.46 to 11.0.220)
    Mozilla Firefox (version 68 to 84.0.1)
  5. Candidate must save CAT exam admit card as a draft in email and make sure that it is printed before the exam.
  6. Before downloading admit card of CAT 2021 candidate must have CAT login ID & password with them.

Problems Faced While Downloading CAT Admit Card

Often it is observed that candidates face problems while downloading admit card, they should wait patiently and try to resolve the issue quickly:

1- Forgot CAT User ID or Password

  1. If candidate forgets his or her CAT 2021 user ID & password then he/she should have a check on the email or SMS they recieved after the CAT registration process is completed.
  2. If candidates lose the email or SMS after completing the application form, they can retrive the same by following the small below procedure:
    Click on User ID & Password tab in CAT login window
    Enter the registered email address in the tab.
    Click on “Get user ID & Password” tab.
    The user ID & password will again be sent to the candidate’s registered email address.
  3. Candidate must sign in again using new user ID or password and keep that safe for future use.

2- Slow Internet Connection

Candidates must make sure that they have a strong internet connection when they are downloading their admit cards. A slow internet connection can make it difficult for candidates to download the admit card. The good speed of the internet will help the candidates to easily download CAT hall tickets.

Candidates must use Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome to download CAT 2021 admit card. If the candidate faces any difficulty in downloading from the browser then the candidate should clear the history and cache and refresh the page. Downloading the CAT hall ticket will be easier after clearing the history and cache.

The candidate may face technical errors on the website due to heavy traffic on the website. Wrong credentials and a slow internet connection can make it difficult for candidates to download admit cards.

CAT 2021 Admit Card Discrepancies

As soon as the CAT admit card is downloaded, the candidate must check all the information mentioned. If there are any errors in the admit card, the candidate should get them corrected as soon as possible. Candidates may encounter errors while downloading Admit card of CAT 2021 and should correct them includes:

  1. Candidate’s name must be spelled correctly.
  2. There must be no difference between registration number and registered user ID.
  3. There must be no difference in date of birth mentioned in CAT application form and the academic documents.
  4. Categpry and PwD status should be mentioned correctly.
  5. The test center should be from the selected options mentioned during registration procedure.
  6. Candidate’s photo and signature must be same.

If a candidate finds any discrepancy in the admit card then candidates can call and resolve the issue of any problem by contacting the exam conducting body.

CAT Helpline Number

Indian Institute of Management will provide the CAT helpline number where candidates can reach out to them for resolving issues in case of any problem related to admit card. Candidates can also send emails to them describing their concerns.

CAT helpline desk number: 18002101088
Email address: cathelpdesk@iimcat.ac.in

Details Mentioned on CAT Hall Ticket

The candidate must check the following information that must be present on the admit card. In case the candidate finds any error in the admit card, then the candidate must seek the assistance of the examination cell. CAT admit cards will have the following details mentioned on the same.

DetailsVerification
Name & date of birth of the candidatesame as mentioned on academic records
User ID or Registration NumberGenerated at the time of registration
Categorycertificate provided with the application form
Test schedule & slotThree slots
CAT Exam centreMentioned from the top 6 preference
Candidate’s signature & photographUploaded same during the registration time
Exam day guidelinesmentioned on the admit card
Google Map Link featureThe feature mentioned in the electronic version to locate the exam centre
Reference numbercontact in case of any discrepancy
Emergency contact numberIn case of any emergency
CAT hall ticket demo

Useful Information: Special instructions to be followed due to COVID-19 will be available on the admit card. All the precautions regarding the safety of students will be followed.

Documents To Be Carried to CAT Exam Centre

Admit card is a mandatory document that must be carried to the examination hall. Along with the admit card, the candidate requires to carry other photo IDs proof as well. These includes:

  1. Aadhaar Card
  2. Voter ID Card
  3. Passport
  4. Driving License
  5. Photo ID Issued by the Current Educational Institution or Employer.

Aspirant Friendly Changes in Admit Card

CAT admit card has three new changes that are introduced to bring a change and be more helpful for candidates appearing in CAT exam 2021. These includes:

1- Google Map Link: Google map link helps in locating the CAT 2021 test centre, and its accessibility is made available individually on the electronic version of the admit cards.

2- Emergency contact: CAT 2021 admit card will have an emergency contact number. This is asked by the officials during the filling of the application form. This was asked in the past year also but was not reflected on admit card. But this year, IIM has introduced this new feature in the admit card.

3- Reference number: The reference number has replaced the earlier test system number. The reference has limited use in saving time and helping in identifying the floor, wind, testing room at the CAT test centre. However, for any correspondence with the CAT centre, the candidate must provide his or her CAT registration number.

COVID-19 Instructions on CAT Admit Card

Apart from last year’s trends, IIM Ahmedabad has brought some changes to CAT exam. Admit card will contain the following changes brought along with additional instructions in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic includes:

  1. Candidate will not be able to map the application number and lab number as this will not be displayed outside test centre. An instructor will provide all these details to the candidate at the time of entry to test venue post the verification procedure.
  2. Candidate should bring own mask, gloves, personal hand santizer, transparent bottle, 2 simple pends and exam realted documents.
  3. Shoes or footwear with thick soles are not allowed.
  4. Candidate must avoid wearing clothes with large buttons.
  5. Candidate should report to exam centre atleast 90 minutes before the exam.
  6. Social distancing must be followed.
  7. Candidates having symptoms such as fever, cough and cold will not be allowed to sit in a separate isolation lab.
  8. Candidate will have to sign the declaration and show the same to the centre staff at the hall entry.

CAT 2021 Exam Day Guidelines – Do’s & Don’ts

On the day of the CAT exam, candidates must ensure that they follow the instructions mentioned in the CAT exam admit card. Here are some of the do’s & don’ts that candidates should keep in mind to avoid disruption on exam day.

CAT Exam Day Flow

Do’s on CAT Exam Day

Here are a few instructions that candidates must follow on exam day:

  1. The printout of the CAT admit card should be clear and legible. Candidate’s photograph and signature must be clearly printed.
  2. Candidates must make necessary arrangements for travel, food, accommodation, and any other expenses before the exam day.
  3. The candidates must verify and carry their original ID proof and the printed CAT 2021 hall ticket before leaving for the test centre.
  4. Candidates can use the Google map link embedded in the e-admit card to locate the exam centre. Furthermore, they must identify modes of transport to reach the centre at least a day before the exam day.
  5. They must affix their photographs uploaded during the application process in the space provided on the admit card.
  6. Candidates must reach the test centre at the reporting time. Entry in the exam centre closes at 8:15 AM for the forenoon session, 12:15 PM for the afternoon session, and 4:15 PM for the evening session.
  7. Maintain a queue during test centre entry, temperature checking using Thermo Gun, document verification, IRIS & Photo capture, and exiting the centre.
  8. Always cooperate with exam centre staff during document verification and frisking.
  9. Centre staff will scan the barcode printed on the admit card at the scanning desk and tell the location of the exam lab.
  10. During the test, use the mouse to select the right option for an MCQ and the on-screen keyboard to answer a non-MCQ. Candidates must not use the physical keyboard. Doing so may lead to the test getting locked.
  11. Candidates must provide their signatures on the attendance sheet.
  12. The admit card, duly signed in the presence of the invigilator, should be dropped in the box provided before leaving the exam lab.
  13. The staff will provide one pen and one scribble pad to candidates. Candidates need to drop the same (with all pages intact) in the boxes provided after the exam completion.

Don’ts on CAT Exam Day

  1. Candidates must not appear for the exam more than once. Doing so will lead to the cancellation of candidature.
  2. Candidates must not request entry to the test centre after the reporting time is over.
  3. Any candidate must not carry prohibited items such as mobile phones, electronic gadgets, watches, calculators, own stationery items, pens, wallets, and goggles inside the exam lab.
  4. Candidates must not attempt to cheat or copy answers from others during the exam.
  5. The candidates must not argue with other candidates or test centre staff.
  6. Taking a bio-break inside the exam lab is prohibited unless it is a medical emergency.
  7. Friends or relatives accompanying the candidates are not allowed beyond the centre gate.
  8. Change of test centre/ exam lab/ computer is not allowed.
  9. Candidates must not wear any jewellery (or metal items), shoes/ footwear with thick soles, and garments with large buttons inside the test centre.
  10. Candidates should not waste Scribble Pad pages as only one pad will be provided. Furthermore, they must not carry any pages from the Scribble Pad outside the exam centre after the test.

Things You Must Not Carry On CAT Exam Day

Instructions on admit card make it clear for aspirants to avoid carrying the following article to the exam centre. This involves:

  1. Don’t wear jewellery inside the CAT test lab.
  2. Shoes are not allowed inside the CAT exam lab.
  3. No stationery, watches, mobile phone in the test lab.
  4. No other document except Admit card and photo ID card.

Candidates can further read the CAT test day guide to get detailed information on guidelines.

COVID-19 Guidelines for CAT 2021

As IIM Ahmedabad will conduct Covid-19 amidst the pandemic situation. IIM Ahmedabad has stated a few guidelines to minimize the impact and maintain safety. This includes:

  1. Self-declaration: Candidates are advised to download and fill CAT admit card and even carry the self-declaration form on the day of examination. Candidates who don’t carry self-declaration form will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
  2. Social Distancing: Candidates are advised to maintain social distance as they appear for CAT 2021 exam. When getting verification at the entrance gate, candidate must ensure they follow social distance guidelines.
  3. Sanitization: Santizers will be installed at appropriate distance for candidate to clean their hands. Everything that is touched by one candidate i.e. computer, web cam, keyboard, mouse is sanitised after every shift.
  4. Masks: It is mandatory for every candidate to wear masks during the exam. Candidates without masks will not be granted permission.
  5. Thermal Test: After entering the examination centre, the temperature of candidate will be checked. If the temperature is high, the specified candidate will not be granted permission. Symptomatic candidates will be made to sit in separate room with adequate safety measures.

CAT Exam Centres

The exact address of the exam centres of CAT 2021 will be mentioned on the admit card. This year IIM Ahmedabad has added new more centres to see the safety of the candidates. There are 158 cities where CAT exam centres are placed, and candidates can choose at least six cities of their preference.

The number of exam centres for CAT 2021 has been increased compared to the previous year. Students must visit the official website and check all details on the official website.

CAT Exam Pattern

Candidates who wish to appear for CAT Exam must be aware of the latest exam pattern. IIM has reduced the examination hour from 3 to 2 hours. Even a modification has also been made in the number of questions. Last year, CAT Exam Pattern underwent a change.

SectionsMCQ QuestionsMCQsNon-MCQsMaximum Marks
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension2618878
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning2418672
Quantitative Ability2618878
Total765422228

Candidates will be allotted exactly 40 minutes for answering questions in each section, and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.

After clearing this exam, candidates will be eligible for admission to management courses, including PGP, PGDM, PGPEM, EPGP, PGPBM, PGPEX, at various IIMs and other B-schools across the country.

CAT 2021 Exam Overview

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national-level entrance exam that serves as the eligibility criteria for admission to management courses in various IIM’s spread all over the country. CAT is specially designed to evaluate the management aptitude of students by testing their analytical and communication skills. This demands at least three to four months of intense preparation. Furthermore, the test is open to all graduates. CAT is conducted online at the examination centres.

Past in August 2011, a notification came up that stated that the Indian Institute of Science and Indian Institutes of Technology would also use CAT scores for admission into management programmes instead of the Joint Management Test.

CAT admit card serves as a gateway for candidates seeking admission into the MBA program. Once candidates have CAT admit card downloaded, they must then verify all the information such as name, CAT registration number, exam day guidelines, etc. Let’s have a look at the overview of the exam for better understanding.

CAT 2021 Key Highlights

Exam NameCommon Admission Test (CAT) 2021
Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Institutes Accepting CAT ScoreIIMs, IITs, IISc, and other participating institutes
CoursePostgraduate Management Programs (MBA/PGDM)
Level of ExamNational Level
Type of QuestionsMCQs and Non-MCQs
Number of SectionsThree
Total Number of Questions76
Time Duration2 hours
Negative Marking-1 for Incorrect Attempts in MCQ
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam PurposeAdmission for MBA in IIMs
Score ValidityOne year
Application ModeOnline
Official Websiteiimcat.ac.in

FAQs on CAT Admit Card

Check the frequently asked questions regarding CAT hall ticket 2021 below:

Q: Is CAT 2021 admit card released?
Ans: Yes, IIM Ahmedabad has released CAT hall ticket online on October 27, 2021, at 5 PM.
Q: How can I download CAT 2021 admit card?
Ans: Candidates can download the hall ticket for CAT 2021 online from the official website, i.e., iimcat.ac.in. Furthermore, they need to log in using the user ID and password to download the admit card.
Q: What should a candidate do if the admit card appears to be empty?
Ans: Candidates who have registered multiple times will be able to witness this situation. The exam conducting authority will take into account the latest registration, and the candidate can download the admit card using the last registration number and password.
Q: What to do if candidates are not able to download CAT admit card 2021?
Ans: This is one of the often occurred problems. In such a case, the candidate must log in again after some time. If the same problem persists, candidates must check the credential and try logging in again. Applicants can even reset the password if they are unable to log in.
Q: What does the reference number depict in CAT 2021 admit card?
Ans: The main aim of the reference number is to help the aspirant know the floor/wing or test centre lab so that he or she can easily identify the system of the test. After the test, the reference number is not useful.
Q: Are soft copies of admit cards allowed to be brought if the candidate forgets to carry a hard copy?
Ans: Soft copies of IIM CAT hall tickets are not allowed. It is essential to carry a hard copy of admit card.
Q: What details must be verified in CAT 2021 admit card?
Ans: Candidates must verify the details such as name, photograph, signature, exam centre details, instructions for candidates, etc.
Q: If the candidate forgets to carry CAT admit card to the allotted test centre, then can the candidate show a digital copy of the same?
Ans: No, a digital copy of admit card is not accepted at the exam centre by the invigilator. Xerox or photostat copy is even not allowed. Candidates must make sure that they carry valid id proof as well for verification.

Now you have all the necessary details on CAT Admit Card. We hope you are able to download the hall ticket without any difficulty. Now, you have to focus on increasing your accuracy by practising and learning from your mistakes.

Take mock tests which will improve your confidence. Embibe provides free Bank Mock Test Series. At the initial stage of preparation, you can take these tests as banking exams have a similar syllabus as that of the CAT. You can go for CAT mock tests, which resemble the actual CAT exam at the later stages of your preparation.

Related links:

CAT Syllabus
CAT Preparation
CAT Notification
CAT Mock Test
CAT Important Date
CAT Exam Pattern
CAT Exam Centre

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