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Here are the details of CAT 2013 Exam, 2014 Dates, Paper Pattern, Centres, Colleges and Online Application Forms.

About CAT Exam?
CAT (Common Admission test) is a Common entrance test which is appeared by the candidates who want to get admission in IIM's and many other top MBA Colleges and Institutes in India. One can say that it is the gateway to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management. It is an online exam conducted over a window of 20 days. Around 2,00,000 graduates, post graduates and professionals appear for CAT every year.

Step of Selection in CAT:-
The candidate will be shortlisted for Interview on the basis of Marks in Exam. The final selection would be on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained by the candidates in the written examination, Interview or Group Discussion and strictly in the order of Merit.

CAT 2013 Exam Date:-

CAT 2013 Registration will start from 29 July 2013.

Last date for Registration is 26 September 2013.

CAT Vouchers can be collected by students from selected Axis Bank branches between 29 July and 24 September 2013.

CAT 2013 will be conducted between October 16 and November 11, 2013.

CAT Paper Pattern:-
CAT 2013 will have only two sections instead of the erstwhile three sections. The first section will focus on Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation; the second on Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning. There will be total 60 questions in the paper, 30 in each section. The duration of CAT 2011 will be 140 minutes.

A 15-minute tutorial will be provided before the start of the test, and candidates are advised to go through that carefully before starting the main examination. The total duration will be two hours and thirty five minutes including the tutorial. A practice test to provide candidates with a feel of the timed sections, as well as navigation and functionality of the actual test will be made available in the coming weeks. Once again candidates are advised to go though them carefully to familiarise themselves with the screens, layout, and navigation.

CAT Syllabus 2013

CAT Marking Scheme:-
CAT follows negative marking scheme. Each correct answer carries 1 mark and incorrect deducts 1/3 mark.

Who Can Apply For CAT 2013:-
The candidate should have Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA) categories or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Top CAT Colleges

IIM Ahmedabad
IIM Bangalore
IIM Calcutta
IIM Indore
IIM Lucknow
IIM Kozhikode
Apeejay School of Management
Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow
K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR)
Welingkar Institute of Management (We School)

And Many More..

CAT 2013 Results :-
The results will be declared on 9th January 2013.

Where To Get The Application Form:-
The CAT application form from the selected branches of Axis Bank on payment of Rs. 1300/- (Rs. 650/- for SC/ST candidates). Under exceptional circumstances, CAT 2013 application form and bulletin can also be obtained from any of the IIMs by sending a crossed demand draft of Rs. 1300/- (Rs. 650/- for SC/ST candidates) drawn in favor of the respective IIM. 


Sale of Application forms :- 30 th July 2012

Last date for the Sale of Application Form :- 17 th September 2012.

i would like to know how to start preparing for cat. How much is the normal cut off for iim and good colleges. When it is expected to get the form for cat 2013. Thanks
Posted By : jyotishmaan ray, on 24/06/2012 
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sir/madam, i wanna join good college by writing the CAT exam.. so please tell me what is the cut off?
Posted By : shreehari, on 14/07/2012 
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Hi Team , I have a query pertaining to registration for CAT. Is the last name mandatory for registration in CAT? The problem is that I don't have a last name according to my id proofs and marks cards and other certificates. My full name is Dipika. Could you let me know how to go about the registration(if the last name is mandatory)? Awaiting your reply, Regards, Dipika
Posted By : Dipika, on 14/07/2012 
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I am bba student. i want to give cat enterence exam because i want to admission in faculty management studies,delhi, but i dont no about cat examination so please give me total information about cat examination.
Posted By : patel alpa jivarajbhai, on 17/07/2012 
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i want to know the last date of cat form of mba 2013
Posted By : Rupesh Kumar, on 19/07/2012 
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sir/madam.....i want to know about the exan dates of mba cat exam 2013...... and how to get the application forms.......
Posted By : mahima prasanna, on 13/08/2012 
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sir i want to know about the exam dates......
Posted By : mahima prasanna, on 13/08/2012 
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Dear management.......... i want to know the cut off for join in iim college and i want to know the syllabus for cat 2013 mba exam.. thanku....
Posted By : jayapradha, on 16/08/2012 
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Dear Management..i completed my btech in mechanical engineering frasher but m nt intrstd in mtech if i cn join in mba through cat nd i dnt knw abt cat exam can u tel sir its currect desition to me or not thnk you .
Posted By : maqsood.md, on 27/08/2012 
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Respected Sir / Madam, I am staying in Secunderabad (Hyderabad) and I want to know that if there is any Axis Bank branch here in Secunderabad / Hyderabad area from where I can purchase CAT Admission Form. Please reply as soon as possible.
Posted By : Amit Phogat, on 02/09/2012 
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hai,i'm failed in this year iam qualify 4r upcoming cat exam
Posted By : A.yeswanth, on 05/09/2012 
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how to apply the cat exam fee and which bank is apply to it
Posted By : naganath, on 13/09/2012 
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sir i am studying present b.tech final cse 2013 batch i could nt apply present.Next time apply or wht is procedure......
Posted By : sunil kumar, on 16/09/2012 
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please tell me about the dates for filling bank forms
Posted By : sumeyya tauseef, on 18/09/2012 
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in which date the clat application exam form appear. of 2013
Posted By : sumita lugariya, on 19/11/2012 
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