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CAT Registration 2022: Check Dates, Registration Fees, CAT Application Forms & Process

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Nikkil Visha

Exams Prep Master | Updated On - Mar 7, 2022

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CAT Registration 2022 will start in the 1st week of August 2022. IIM will release the application forms on the official website- iimcat.ac.in.

  • Candidates having a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ PwD) from a recognized university can fill CAT Application Form.
  • CAT 2022 Registration Fee is INR 2200 for GN Candidates and INR 1100 for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates. 
  • Every year 2,00,000+ candidates register for CAT exam. As per past trends, CAT 2022 exam date will be Jan 27, 2022. Check CAT 2022 Exam Dates
  • To complete CAT Registration, you have to also upload photograph, signature, category & disability certificates in the correct format and size. Check CAT Document Upload Guidelines
  • While filling CAT 2022 application form you can choose up to 6 CAT 2022 Exam Centers out of the 425+ exam centers listed by the conducting IIM.
  • CAT 2022 Form Correction window will be open for only 2-3 days after the registration ends. Registered candidates will be able to edit the application form for photograph, signature, and test center preference only. Read More CAT 2022 Form Correction
  • As per the revised CAT Exam Pattern, the question paper will have 66 MCQs to be attempted in 120 minutes. Check CAT 2022 Exam Pattern

Read the article to know more about the steps to complete CAT 2022 registration, important documents, registration fees, and other details. 

CAT Registration Date

CAT Registration Dates 2022

Candidates must ensure that they stay updated and register as soon as possible to get the exam city and center of their choice.

Event Dates (Tentative)
CAT Registration Start Date 1st week of August 2022
CAT Registration Last Date 4th week of September 2022
CAT 2022 Form Correction 4th ​week of September 2022
CAT Exam Date 2022 November 27, 2022 (Tentative)

Read More CAT 2022 Exam Dates

CAT 2022 Registration Statistics

CAT 2022 Registration Statistics will be updated after the conclusion of the exam in November 2022. Till then, you can check the previous year's CAT registration trends.

In CAT 2021, a total of 1.92 lakh students appeared out of 2.30 lakh registered candidates. Out of the 1.92 lakh candidates, 35% were female candidates and 65% were male candidates, & 2 were transgender candidates.

Shifts Candidates Scheduled Candidates Present Present % Candidates Absent
Shift 1 76826 64185 83.55% 12641
Shift 2 76037 63380 83.35% 12657
Shift 3 77106 64095 83.13% 13011
Total 229969 191660 83.34% 38309
CAT Registration Statistics Over Last 7 Years

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Documents Required

Documents Required for CAT Registration 2022

Before you start registering, make sure you keep these documents and information with you for the smooth completion of CAT registration process.

Requisites at the time of Registration
Class 10 mark sheet Class 12 mark sheet
Marksheet of graduation or equivalent diploma. For candidates in the final year of graduation: mark sheet of the second year and final year certificate from college.
Details of work experience, if any Scanned image of signature and photograph
Certificate of category scanned as PDF, in case applicable Details for payment of application fees like net banking details, credit/debit card details, etc.
List of IIM programs you wish to apply for. List of preferences for exam city and center.

Format of Documents to be Uploaded in CAT 2022

Candidates will be required to upload all the documents in the CAT Application form as per the guidelines prescribed by the conducting body. Read More

  • Photograph: CAT Photograph should not be more than 6 months old and should have a white background.
  • EWS/NC-OBC/SC/ST Certificate: Download the Certificate from the official CAT Website, enter the required information and self-attest, and scan it as a PDF document to upload while filling out the application form. 
  • PwD Certificate: Again the CAT 2022 aspiring candidates need to download the Certificate from the official CAT Website, enter the required information, self-attest it, scan it as a PDF document to upload while filling the application form. 
Required Documents for CAT Registration Dimension Minimum Resolution of Scanned Image Format File Size
Photograph

30 mm X 45 mm  

150 px/ inch

.jpg or .jpeg

<= 80 Kb
Signature

80 mm X 35 mm

150 px/ inch

.jpg or .jpeg

<= 80 Kb
NC-OBC/SC/ST Certificate Self-attested Scanned Copy - PDF <=200 Kb
PwD Certificate Self-attested Scanned Copy - PDF <=200 Kb

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CAT Registration 2022: Guidelines Issued by IIM

Before registering for CAT 2022, candidates must go through the below-mentioned guidelines issued by IIM for ensuring error-free CAT registration:

  • Ensure that you meet the minimum eligibility criteria to register for CAT 2022 to ensure non-cancellation of candidature later.
  • Make sure that you have a valid email id and mobile number. Also, retain these till the admission process is completed as all the communication will be done through this email ID and mobile number.
  • The fields marked with an asterisk (*) must be mandatorily filled to submit CAT application form.
  • You can log out and exit any number of times to edit and complete later till you finish all steps in CAT registration.
  • Keep ready all the information to be filled in the 6 sections of CAT application form- personal details, academic qualifications, work experience, test center, programs, and CAT registration fee.
  • Make sure that you have the scanned images of the photograph & signature ready to be uploaded for CAT exam registration.
  • Verify the accuracy and authenticity of the information entered in CAT application form 2022 before final submission.

Recommended Browsers for CAT Registration 2022

It is recommended to use the below-mentioned web browsers to ensure hassle-free completion of CAT registration:

  • Google Chrome: Version 50 to 69
  • Mozilla Firefox- Version 50 to 61
  • Internet Explorer- Version 11 and above
How to Apply for CAT?

CAT 2022 Registration: Steps to Apply

CAT 2022 registration is completely online. It can be easily done by candidates at home provided they have a stable internet connection and a suitable device. The application process is simple and following a few guidelines and steps properly helps you fill the CAT application form with ease. Here are all the necessary steps for CAT Registration:

CAT 2022 Login

Step 1: Generation of ID and Password

  • Visit the official website for CAT 2022 Application: iimcat.ac.in
  • Under the “New Candidate Registration” section, click on the “Registration” tab for New User registration. 

  • A new window will open for generating User Id and password. Fill in the required information(Name, DOB, Mobile Number, Country, and Email Address) to generate an OTP. 
  • Enter the OTP and click on Validate OTP and submit after entering the Captcha Code. 
  • Select I Agree and submit.
  • After submitting the details, a message on the registered mobile number containing the Password and an email containing the User ID will be sent.
  • After successful completion of the above steps, your login details(User Id and password) will be generated for completion of further process of CAT 2022 Application. 

Step 2: Filling the CAT Application form  2022

  • Now log in with your credentials generated in the above part under the “Registered Candidate Login” section on the website to complete the registration for CAT 2022.
  • A new window will open to fill the CAT Application form.
  • Fill in Personal Details: 
    • Firstly, fill in the personal details such as category, gender, parents’ information, address of correspondence, etc.
    • Enter emergency contact details. 
  • Uploading of CAT Documents 
    • Photograph and signature are mandatory for everyone but the other certificates will be uploaded if you have filled yes in those particular columns. 
    • Photograph and signature, NC-OBC/SC/ST, and PWD Certificates need to be uploaded. Check CAT 2022 Photo Size, Dimension, Format, and Other Details
CAT Registration Document Uploading
  • Fill in Academic Details:
    • ​Fill in your Academic details for classes 10, 12, graduation, postgraduation, and other professional degrees.
    • Mention your grades/ CGPA/ percentage of marks, board/ university, and other details.
  • Work Experience Details:
    • ​Enter the details of work experience if any. 
    • It is not a mandatory field. 
  • Select Programmes:
    • ​Select the IIM programs of your preference.
    • Select the city for the interview process. 
CAT Registration: IIM Program Selection
  • Test City:
    • Choosing the Exam city is the most significant decision while filling the CAT 2022 Application form so that it is convenient for you in terms of travel time and distance.
    • Choose 6 preferences very wisely on this page.

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Step 3: Payment of CAT Application Fee

The detailed guide for making payment of the Application fee is given below:

  1. Select the appropriate payment method from the list.
  2. Check the declaration box and Select I Agree.
  3. Click on the “Submit & Pay” button.
  4. You will be redirected to the payment gateway.
  5. Enter payment details as per your preference.
  6. After successful payment, you will receive a transaction number which you should note down.
CAT Registration Fee Payment

CAT Registration Fee needs to be paid online only (Net banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card). The category-wise fee is given below:

Category Application Fee
General/NC-OBC (Non-Creamy Layer Other Backward Classes) INR 2200
SC (Scheduled Caste)/ST (Scheduled Tribe) INR 1100
PwD (Persons with Disability)/DA (Differently Abled) INR 1100

Additional Transaction Fee for CAT 2022

  • While paying online, there is an additional Transaction Processing Charge, which an applicant has to pay in addition to the application fees.
  • The details of the additional charges incurred are given below:
Payment Method Additional Transaction Processing Fees
Credit Card (American Express) 2.85% of the application fees, subject to a minimum of INR 5.
Credit Card (Visa/Master) 0.75% of the transaction amount for value upto 2000, subject to a minimum of INR 5
Net Banking INR 20 for every transaction
Debit Card (Visa/Master) If the application fee is less than or equal to INR 2000, then 0.75% of the application fees subject to a minimum of INR 5. If the application fees are more than INR 2000, then 1.00% of the application fees subject to a minimum of INR 5.

Step 4: Confirmation of CAT 2022 Application submission

Once you have successfully submitted the fees, you will receive a confirmation email from the concerned CAT authorities regarding the successful submission of your CAT Application 2022. Please note that this email is very important for any further correspondence, so please do not delete it in any case.

People Also Ask

Ques: When can I apply for CAT 2022?

Ans: CAT 2022 Registration is expected to start in the 1st week of August 2022. The application forms will be released on the official website at iimcat.ac.in which can be filled till the 4th week of September 2022. 

Ques: Who will release CAT 2022 Application Forms?

Ans: CAT 2022 conducting body will be announced soon. Every year, one of the 20 IIMs takes the responsibility of conducting the national level exam in the online mode. 

Ques: How many attempts are there in CAT?

Ans: There is no limit to the number of attempts in CAT. If a candidate had applied for the exam last year then they are eligible to apply for the exam this year also. 

Ques: I am not fulfilling the minimum marks criteria, can I fill CAT 2022 application form?

Ans: Last year, IIM had relaxed the minimum marks criteria, and candidates were allowed to fill the online application forms with only the Pass certificate issued by the college. However, for this year the updated eligibility criteria will be released soon. 

Ques: Is qualification in Maths mandatory to become eligible for CAT registration?

Ans: No. CAT Eligibility Criteria 2021 is that the candidate must have completed a graduation degree in any discipline. 

CAT 2022 Registration: Test City Booking

  • Choosing CAT 2022 Exam city is an important decision while filling the application form so that it is convenient for you in terms of travel time and distance.
  • Candidates can choose 6 preferences based on the order of their choice. 
  • However, the final allotment of CAT exam center will be subject to the availability of seats in that particular center.
  • CAT 2022 exam center once allotted will not be changed under any circumstances. 
CAT Form Correction

CAT Form Correction 2022

CAT 2022 Form correction window will be activated soon after the completion of the registration process. CAT form correction can be accessed only for a period of 2-3 days. Only those candidates who will pay the online application fees will be able to make the correction in the application form. Candidates were able to edit the following during form correction:

  • Photographs, signatures, or other documents can be modified.
  • Applicants can make changes to the test city option. 

Details that cannot be edited are:

  • Candidate Name
  • Date of Birth (DOB)
  • Email Address
  • Mobile Number

How to Correct Disrcipency in CAT Documents?

Every year, the conducting IIM releases the guidelines for uploading the documents. If your document is not as per the specified guidelines then you can scan your images again and compress them to attain the required size. 

  • Passport Size Photograph 80kb
  • Signature 80 kb
  • NC-OBC/SC/ST Certificate 200kb
  • PwD/DA Certificate 200kb

Read More CAT 2022 Form Correction

CAT Registration 2022: Important Points to Remember

CAT 2022 Registration process requires clarity on certain points of error that you may commit while applying for the exam. It is very important that you do not make any mistakes while filling the CAT Application form as no changes will be allowed once the application is submitted, except for the signature and photograph. Follow the instructions below to avoid any mistake in application:

  • Make sure you read all the instructions carefully before proceeding with the next step in the application.
  • The NC-OBC, SC, ST, EWS, PwD Certificates are available on the official CAT website; make sure you download the same, self attest, and scan as Pdf for uploading in the Application form.
  • Don’t forget to fill the Scribe Affidavit form available on the CAT website if you need the services of a scribe of your choice.
  • Ensure that on successful completion of CAT 2022 Application, you receive an email or SMS from CAT authorities regarding the same.
  • Upload the images of scanned photograph, signature and category certificate in the right dimensions. 

Forgot CAT 2022 Registration ID and Password?

If a candidate has forgotten his/ her CAT registration ID and password then they can follow the below-mentioned steps: 

  • Visit the official website and click on candidate login.
  • After that, click on ‘Forgot Password or Forgot Registration Id’.
  • You will be redirected to the password or registration Id generation page.
  • Reset your password by generating an OTP or by answering the security question. Similarly, to get the registration Id an OPT will be shared on the registered mobile number. 

CAT Study Notes for Preparation:

CAT Registration Trends of Last 5 Years

Candidates can see a continuous rise in CAT registration over the past 5 years. An increase in CAT 2022 Registration is also expected. 

Year Total Number of Registration
2020 2,27,835
2019 2,44,169
2018 2,41,000
2017 2,31,000
2016 2,32,292
2015 2,18,664

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CAT Registration FAQs

CAT Registration 2022 FAQs

Ques. Is there any age limit to fill CAT Registration Form 2022?

Ans. Candidates up to any age can fill CAT Registration Form. However, they need to possess a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate. The candidates need to go through the eligibility criteria for CAT before appearing for the same. 

Ques. What is the deadline for CAT Registration Form?

Ans. CAT Registration last date will be in the 4th week of September and soon after that, the authority will start the form correction facility to edit a few details in the duly filled form.

Ques. Can the students submit CAT Registration Form offline?

Ans. CAT Registration Form will be released in an online mode only. There will be no provision to submit the forms offline. Hence, the candidates are advised to keep a tab on the exam dates of CAT and submit the registration form on time. 

Ques. Is the hard copy of the CAT Registration Form allowed as a gateway to the examination center?

Ans. No, the candidates can’t use the hard copy of the CAT Registration Form as a gateway to the examination center. The students won’t be allowed to enter if they don’t produce the admit card of CAT. The students are advised to carefully preserve their admit cards and reach the examination center at least 30 minutes before the scheduled exam.

Ques. Which documents should be kept in hand while filling CAT Registration Form?

Ans. While filling the CAT Registration Form, the candidates need to keep in hand the following documents.

  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Marksheet
  • Graduation Marksheet
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • Address Proof
  • Scanned image of signature
  • Scanned image of photograph
  • Caste Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD category certificate (if applicable)

Ques. Is there a provision in the CAT Registration Form to choose the medium of language?

Ans. The candidates do not have a provision to choose the medium of language in the CAT Registration Form. CAT is a national-level test and is conducted in English medium only. The candidates need to go through CAT Exam Pattern to get an idea of the exam.

Ques. How can one make corrections in CAT Registration Form?

Ans. Yes, the candidates can make corrections in CAT Registration Form. However, this can be done only when the authorities open the Form Correction Window. It is expected that for this session, the form correction window will be released in the fourth week of September 2022

Ques. Can foreign candidates fill CAT Registration Form?

Ans. Yes, the foreign candidates can fill CAT Registration Form and appear for the exam. However, they need to fulfill the eligibility criteria.

Ques. Who should the students contact in case of queries in the CAT Registration Form?

Ans. The students who have queries related to CAT Registration Form, Application and Payment Processing, Document uploading can contact on the following number and email id. 1-800-209-0830 (Toll Free) - Call cathelpdesk@iimcat.co.in

Ques: I am awaiting my final year exams to take place and have my 5th semester marksheet with me. What details should I put in the CAT application form?

Ans: If candidates do not have their final year marksheet with them- awaiting exams or results-they should provide the latest data available with them in the registration form.

Ques. I have completed my Bachelor’s degree recently, and my University follows the grading system. How do I enter marks scored in CAT Applicaion Form?

Ans. If your mark sheet contains the equivalent percentage for the respective grades, you will enter the percentage equivalent to the grade scored by you. If it’s not given, then contact your university and procure the equivalent percentage for your grade score for completing CAT Registration.

Ques. I have completed my dual degree program (B.Tech.+M.Tech. or B.Tech.+M.Sc. or BS+MS). How should I fill my aggregate percentage for my Bachelor's program?

Ans. If you have done dual degrees, you can fill the aggregate of marks which are equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree. If there are marks given in the Master’s category, fill it in the section for Master’s degree details while doing CAT Registration.

Ques. I have completed my education in the 10+2+2/10+1+1+2 pattern. How do I fill in my Bachelor’s degree details during CAT Registration?

Ans. First ascertain that your degree is recognized by UGC, AIU or other equivalent bodies. If your degree is recognized, you can fill in the details as given below

  1. Enter 10thmarks in the respective field.
  2. Enter 12thor next two year’s marks in 12th/HSC field.
  3. In the field for Bachelor’s degree marks select duration as 3 years and enter the respective marks. You must not forget to select the year of commencement and completion of the program accordingly.

Ques. I have changed my name by following the due procedure; however, my degree certificate still bears my old name. Which name should I enter in the field for a Candidate's name under CAT Registration?

Ans. You have to enter your changed name, but you will have to produce relevant documents at the time of examination, interview and admission.

Ques. My Aadhar card has a different surname, and on the class 10 certificate it is different. So which name should I put in CAT Application Form?

Ans. Put the name as printed on the aadhar card and get the same name printed on class 10 certificate by following the required process.

Ques. I cannot see a place to give details of my category in the CAT registration form. I am suffering from polio?

Ans. The details of the physical disability have to be uploaded in the application form and not during basic registration.

Ques. I am from a remote area. The internet is slow in my district, and I tried to fill the registration process several times, but the internet does not let it happen. Can I fill it in offline mode?

Ans. No, it has to be filled in the online mode only. You can wait and keep on trying or go to a cybercafe to work with the CAT registration process.

Ques. If I am from a reserved category, do I have to register on the same CAT website as general category students do, or is there another for reserved category students?

Ans. Only one website is there for reserved and non-reserved category candidates. There is no such difference.

Ques. I was working with the registration process, and the system went down. Now I am trying to re-login with my credentials, but it is not accepting my details. What to do?

Ans. If your registration was successful, then send an email describing the issue to the authorities else do the registration again.

Ques. I have two email ids which I use personally, which email ID can I use for the CAT 2022 registration. Is there any preference for new email id over old?

Ans. No, use only 1 email id, as too many will create trouble. Keep it the same for the entire process.

Ques. My graduation marksheets have a different name from my class 10 certificate. Will this affect my CAT registration process?

Ans. No this will not affect the registration but will affect the application process. So it is advised that get this error corrected.

Ques. I am trying to open the CAT application form in Bing. It is not opening. Can you tell me why?

Ans. The application form will work only in Google chrome or firefox or IE version 8 or above. The portal does not support any other system in the middle.

Ques. I am a female category candidate. I applied for SSC, and in that, I am getting a discount in the application fee. I do not get the same in CAT 2022. How can I get the concession in the CAT application fee?

Ans. There is no provision of the reduced application fee for the female category candidates. The reserved category candidates can only get the concession in the application fee.

Ques. Which are the supported browsers for CAT Registration? 

Ans. Candidates should use the following versions of web browsers for filling CAT Application Form:

  • Internet Explorer (version 11 and above) or
  • Mozilla Firefox (version 56 and above) or
  • Google Chrome (version 59 and above) or
  • Microsoft Edge 

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Comments


60 Comments
K
kunal thakrar
How many students register for CAT exam every year?
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ashish ramtari

There are almost 2 lacs students who apply for taking the CAT Entrance examination. CAT Entrance examination is conducted for admission to 5000 MBA and PGDM seats every year. Read More: CAT Registration.

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divakar sharma
How much is the CAT registration fee for reserved category students?
A
ashish ramtari

The CAT registration fee for reserved categories such as Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and PWD is INR 1100. Whereas the CAT registration fee for general category candidates is INR 2200. Read More: CAT Application Fee

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rashmi
How much is the CAT registration fee?
A
ashish ramtari

The CAT registration fee for general category and NC OBC category candidates is INR 2,200 whereas the registration fee for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and PWD category candidates is INR 1,100. Read More: CAT Registration Details.

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kashish tomar
When will CAT 2022 registration begin?
A
ashish ramtari

The CAT 2022 registration will commence from the first week of August 2022. The CAT 2022 registration will be done in online mode. The exam is expected to be in November 2022. Read More: CAT 2022 Exam Dates.

G
gouri kumari
Will my application be rejected if I have mistakenly uploaded a wrong document?
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yanika singh

When the correction window opens, the candidates cannot make any changes in their application forms apart from – Signature, Photograph and Exam centre. For this reason, the candidates are always adviced to be very careful wihle filling their application forms and uploading documents, also while entering their personal details because there is no window for correction.

B
bhumika
What are the details on the application form that are eligible for correction?
Y
yanika singh

The details that can be corrected in the form through the correction window are – Signature of the candidate, Photograph of the candidate and Exam centre preference of the candidate. Other details like – Candidate’s name, DOB, Contact number, mail ID and other details cannot be changed. 

A
ahad sajid modak
questons regarding CAT 2021 registration
S
swetangi

CAT 2021 Registration will begin soon. Once the official website iimcat.ac.in goes live, interested candidates can visit the official website and register using the login credentials. Then opt for the IIMs you are interested to take admission in. Then fill up all details in the CAT Application form along with the exam centre preferences. Lastly, upload the documents and make the payment. 

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rashi shukla
I want to know about master of Risk and investment Management course @BHU
S
shivangi srivastava

BHU offers courses of Masters in Risk and Insurance under 2 programmes namely: MBA and MFM for a duration of 2 years each. There are 40 seats available in the MBA programme where the total fee is INR 100,000 and the exam accepted is CAT 2021. The total fee for MFM programme is around INR 60,984.

R
riyaz
If OBC students have 45% in graduation, can they apply for CAT?
D
diya suresh

Yes you are eligible to apply for CAT exam as the minimum required academic qualification is 50% for general category and 45% for reserved category at UG level. There is no limit to the number of attempts for CAT. Those having qualification of CA, CS, ICWA degree are also eligible to apply. Find more details at CAT 2021 eligibility.

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pradeepraje
While applying for the exam, is there any fee relaxation for female candidates?
D
diya suresh

The application fee is INR 2000 for male and general candidates, however there will be a rebate of 50% for female and reserved category candidates, therefore fees will be INR 1000. The payment needs to be made in online mode only. Eligible students are required to register themselves in online mode at the official website. Find more details at CAT registration 2021.

L
lakshay kakkar
Is it allowed to register for the exam, even after taking drop from studies for 2 years?
S
simran singh

The minimum education qualification required for CAT exam is candidate must have completed bachelor’s degree program in any stream from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks (45% in case of reserved categories). For more details refer to this link: CAT Eligibility

A
avinash sahu
Can I apply for the exam if I have scored 50% marks in the graduation?
A
aniket ranjan

Yes, You are eligible to apply for CAT entrance exam as the eligibility criteria for general category Students is bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks. This year the Registration process is expected to begin in the month of August.

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ankita sasmal
What the exam centers in Maharashtra?
S
simran singh

There are 18 centres available in Maharshtra. Name of the follwoing are Mumbai, Nagpur, Amravati, Pune, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad Maharashtra, Jalgaon, Kohlapur, Raigad, Thane, Navi mumbai, Ulhasnagar, vasai, Nanded, Nashik, Satara, Solapur, and Palghar.

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prahasti
Do I need to submit caste certificate during registration?
S
simran singh

You need to submit caste certificate (if applicable). If you belong to SC or ST category, you caste/tribe must be mentioned In the Government of India schedule.The caste certificate you upload in application form should be in government approved format.

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ankita sasmal
Is there only online mode available to pay the exam fees?
M
manisha malik

Yes, CAT Registration Fee needs to be paid online only. Various modes by which the fees can be paid are Net Banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card. The exam fees are as follows:

  1. General/NC-OBC (Non-Creamy Layer Other Backward Classes) – 2000 INR
  2. SC (Scheduled Caste)/ST (Scheduled Tribe) – 1000 INR
  3. PwD (Persons with Disability)/DA (Differently Abled) – 1000 INR
P
prahasti
Do I need to submit pancard or copy of aadhar card during registering for the exam?
M
manisha malik

No, you need not submit your pan card or copy of your Aadhar card during the registration of CAT. Only the following documents must be submitted during the registration process:

  1. Photograph
  2. Signature
  3. NC-OBC/SC/ST Certificate   
  4. PwD/DA Certificate
K
koyena biswas
Is there any limit to the number of times a student can apply for the exam?
M
manisha malik

There is no maximum limit to the number of attempts allowed to give the CAT exam. Along with this, there is no maximum age limit to appear for the exam. CAT exam is held once a year and the score remains valid for one year. To get the details, click here – CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria.

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utkarsha khatri
Is there any way to enrol for the exam after deadline?
D
diya suresh

No you can only register for the exam in online mode before the end date only. The forms will tentatively released in the month of August 2021 till September 2021. It is suggested to apply as early as possible so that nearest test center can be alloted.

S
shruti verma
Do I need to submit any document as my identity proof?
D
diya suresh

No there is no need to submit or upload any id proof for registration purpose. The required documents are:

  • Valid email id and mobile number
  • Scanned copies of class X, XII, graduation and/or other equivalent Marksheets
  • Details of work experiences (if any)
  • Preferred CAT Exam Center choices
  • Scanned images of photograph and signature
  • Scanned copy of category certificate (if any)
  • Bank details (credit card, debit card or net banking) for payment of application fee
K
kashish tomar
Is there any possibility to correct the mistakes in my name in the exam form?
D
diya suresh

No name component cannot be omitted or edited once the application form is submitted. However you can edit uploaded photograph, signature and exam city preference once the form correction window is made open. No further changes can be made once this window is closed.