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CAT 2018 Exam Date (Announced), Notification, Eligibility, Registration, Syllabus

CAT 2018 will be held on fourth Sunday of November i.e. November 25, 2018. Common Admission Test or CAT is a national-level management exam, conducted by one of the IIM’s on a rotational basis. It is a gateway to all 20 IIMs and other top B-schools in India. More than 2 lac candidates are expected to take CAT 2018 Exam.

The mystery of who will conduct CAT 2018 (IIM Calcutta or IIM Kozhikode) will be resolved once the notification is out in July. However, CAT 2018 Registration is expected to begin in the first week of August. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks can register at the official website i.e. iimcat.ac.in.

CAT tests a candidate’s quantitative, verbal/reading, data interpretation and reasoning skills. The paper has 100 MCQ & Non-MCQ questions that are to be completed in 3 hours.As per the analysis for CAT 2018 by Collegedunia team, DILR is expected to be toughest, VARC to be moderate and QA should be the easiest. An attempt of total 63-67 will be considered good. CAT has a success rate of 1 in 200.

What is CAT 2018 Exam Date?

CAT 2018 Exam Date is November 25, 2018. Every year CAT is organized on fourth Sunday of November. Last year CAT was organized on November 24, 2018

When will CAT 2018 Notification be out?

CAT 2018 Notification will be released in first week of July. It will contain the details about CAT 2018 Application Date, changes introduced, application fee

What is CAT 2018 Application Date?

CAT 2018 Application Date is August 8, 2018. Registration can be done online at iimcat2018.ac.in. Candidates are usually given one month period to apply for the exam
Application fee for General category is Rs 1900 and for SC/ST and reserved category Rs 900/-.

CAT Eligibility 2018- Age Limit, Qualification, Marks

CAT 2018 Exam Date has been declared. It is scheduled on November 25, 2018. Application forms will be available in the month of August 2018. Candidates willing to apply for CAT 2018 must have completed graduation with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category). Those in their final year can also apply for CAT. There is no restriction on age or number of attempts. Candidates of foreign origin fulfilling CAT Eligibility Criteria can apply.

CAT Eligibility 2018 – Academic Qualification

  • 1] A candidate should have completed his Bachelor’s degree program in any stream from a recognized university or have an equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Ministry of HRD, India.
  • 2] For generaland NC-OBC category candidates, the minimum percentage required in Bachelor’s degree is 50%.
  • 3] Candidates from the reserved categories must attain a minimum aggregate percentage of 45% in Bachelors.
  • 4] For candidates who are awarded grades or CGPA, the conversion of grades or CGPA will be according to the process certified by the University or Institute.
  • 5] Candidates in the final year of the program or awaiting their results can also apply. In such cases, a candidate will have to submit a certificate issued by Principal/Registrar of the College/Institution latest by June 30, 2018. The certificate should state that the candidate has successfully completed the requirements of the course.

CAT 2018 Exam Date (Released)- Check CAT Exam Schedule

CAT 2018 Exam Date is out and it will be held on November 25, 2018. The detailed notification for CAT 2018 will be released in first week of July. Like previous years, it will be conducted on a single day in 2 sessions.

It is also predicted that IIM Calcutta or IIM Kozhikode will be the organizing body of CAT 2018.

The number of candidates applying for the management exam was highest last year i.e. 2.32 lakhs candidate applied for CAT 2017. Check CAT 2018 Registration Details

This is the first time in 9 years that IIMs has released CAT exam date in May. Earlier the date was released along with official notification in July/August. Declaring the exam date early will give the aspirants ample amount of time for preparation.

CAT 2018 Exam Dates

Given below is a tentative schedule of CAT 2018. The actual dates will be updated after the notification is released.

Event Date (Tentative)
Release of Notification July 28, 2018
Registration Starts August 08,2018
Registration Ends September 24, 2018
Form Correction Window September 27- September 30, 2018
Release of Admit Card October 20, 2018
Release of Official Mock Test October 20, 2018
Exam Date November 25, 2018
Result Declaration January 10, 2019
Selection Process Starts January 11, 2019