Are You Waiting to Appear in Common Admission Test 2017 ? Do You Want to Fill CAT Application Form ? If you have said “YES” then you are on right way. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow will be conducting CAT 2017 to provide admission into Top B-Schools of India. Participants who are willing to apply may send their application forms in the online mode. Online registrations for Common Admission Test 2017 will be starting from 09th August 2017. Candidates can fill and submit cat 2017 online applications before 20th September 2017. Candidates can login to IIM Lucknow Official Website to get CAT MBA 2017 Notification, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date etc. details.
Fresh Update [31.07.2017] : Dear applicants IIM Lucknow has announced the CAT 2017 Application form on the official site. Participant who are searching preparation material for Common Admission Test 2017 and want to crack the examination then must check CAT 2017 Registration Links given at the end.
What is Common Admission Test ? Who is Going to Organize CAT 2017-2018 This Year ?
Know About CAT 2017 :
Common Admission Test is popularly abbreviated as CAT. It is the Top MBA Entrance Exam organized by Indian Institute of Management every year. To get admission into top b-schools of India one need to first fight CAT 2017. It is being organized on rotational basis by Top IIMs of India. For the session 2017-18, Indian Institute of Management. Lucknow (IIML) is granted the responsibility to announce CAT Application Form 2017. Participants who wants to apply can check CAT 2017 Notification now on the official site.
What is IIM ?
IIM stands for Indian Institute of Management. There are Top 20 IIMs in India. These institutes are responsible to conduct Common Admission Test every year. After a long wait of 07 years IIM Lucknow will be conducting CAT MBA Exam in the guidance of Professor Neeraj Dwivedi (PGP Admission Chairperson, IIM Lucknow). The IIML has also uploaded bid notification on the official site for advertising services of CAT 2017 Examination. Participants who are curious to fill CAT Application Form then check the details coming ahead.
General Details for CAT 2017 Exam : How Many Seats Are Available For CAT 2018 ?
|Name of the Entrance Test||Common Admission Test, 2017|
|Why CAT 2017 Is Organized ?||To Provide Admission into 20 IIMs & 100+ B-Schools of India|
|Conducting Body||Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML)|
|Level of Examination||National Entrance Test|
|Total No. of Seats||4,000 approx.|
|Duration of Exam||Once in a year|
|Total No. of Candidates Last Year||2,32,434|
|Total Intake of Students This Year||Upto 20,000|
|Mode of Examination||Online (Computer Based Test) Mode|
|Duration of CAT 2017 Registration||Around 45 days|
|CAT 2018 Official Website||iimcat.ac.in|
Past Trends for CAT 2017 Application Form :
In the last year i.e. 2016 the IIM Bangalore had conducted the Common Admission Test. Around 2,32,434 applicants had filled CAT Application Forms. Total applicants appeared for the examination were 1,95,000 students. We are here sharing the past year trends for CAT Online Form 2017. Read all the details and then apply online for CAT 2017 Examination.
What Are the Important Dates for CAT 2017 Application Form ? CAT MBA Exam Date ?
Applicants before going to fill up the CAT Application Form need to first check the important dates. You should remember that Online Application Form for CAT 2018 received after the closing date will not be accepted in any condition. So it will be more convenient to fill CAT Application form Before due date.
|Notification Release Date||30.07.2017|
|Starting Date to fill application forms||09th August 2017|
|Closing date for submitting CAT Online Form||20th September 2017|
|Deadline For Corrections||01st week of October 2017|
|CAT 2017 Admit Card Issue Date||18th October to 26th November 2017|
|Conduct of Common Admission Test (CAT 2017)||26th November 2017|
|Release Date of CAT MBA 2018 Result||02nd week January 2018|
Last Year Analysis for CAT MBA Online Form :
For CAT 2016 the online registration process was started from 08.08.2016. Closing date to submit the completely filled cat application form was 22.09.2016. Those who successfully registered with the department were invited to attend the CAT 2016 Exam on 04th December 2016. Around 1,95,000 applicants were appeared in the examination. Last year the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore had organized the examination. Candidates can check the previous year strength of the participants for CAT Examination.
CAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria : What is the Minimum Education & Age Required for CAT MBA Exam ?
Education Qualification for CAT MBA Exam 2017 :
- Applicants should be resident of India or hold Nationality of India.
- The participants should hold Bachelor’s Degree (Graduation) with 50% marks.
- Degree should be from recognized university or institute.
- The candidates who are appearing in the Final Year for Bachelor’s Degree program can also apply for CAT Application Form 2017.
Age Limit to fill CAT Application Form 2017 :
Participants must be minimum 18 year old and maximum age is not yet available. Candidates can check CAT 2017 Notification which is coming in 30th July 2017 to get more details. Also the applicants of Reserved Category are entitled to gain reservation on the seats of MBA Courses according to the govt. and institute laws and regulations. There are around 4,000 seats granted for admission into top IIMs and B-Schools of India. Participants can check the estimated criteria of reservation indicated below :
01. PWD : 03%
02. ST : 7.50%
03. SC : 15%
04. OBC : 27%
So this is the overall CAT 2017 Exam Eligibility Criteria. Applicants are advised to check the official links as there we are going to indicate the CAT 2017 Advertisement for the applicants. The notification for common admission test will holding lots of important details regarding CAT MBA Eligibility Criteria.
How To Fill CAT 2017 Application Form ? What is the Application Fees for CAT 2018 Exam ?
CAT MBA Exam Fees 2017 :
The participants who are going to fill CAT 2017 Online Application Form need to pay application fees. The participants of General Category need to pay Rs 1800 and then candidates of Reserved Category need to pay Rs 900/-. Payment of application money can be either in the Online Mode (Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card etc.). Candidates are requested to note down the Transaction No. on successfully payment for future references.
How to Apply Online for CAT 2017 ?
Participants who are going to appear for CAT 2017 Entrance Test need to first complete the registration process by the time. You need to first fill up the CAT Application Form 2017 before the deadline. The CAT 2017 Online Form must contain all the relevant & genuine information. After completing the CAT MBA Registration you need to note down the Registration ID and Password for future logins. Simple Steps to fill CAT Online Application Form is given below :
- First Log on to IIM Lucknow website i.e. iiml.ac.in
- On the home page you will get the CAT 2017 Notification link.
- Read all the details and then go for the Apply Online Process.
- Click on the Apply Online links and start filling up the CAT Application Form.
- Enter Personal Information, Permanent Postal Address, Recent photo & signature.
- Now make payment of the application fees and recheck all the details.
- Submit the CAT Application Form and then note down the ID and Password.
Official Links to Download CAT Notification 2017 :
Check CAT MBA Notification 2017 Here
Download Common Admission Test 2017 Eligibility Criteria
Apply Online for CAT 2018 Examination Here (Coming on 09th August 2017)
How IIM Lucknow Will Select Candidates for CAT 2017 ? What is IIML CAT 2017 Exam Pattern ?
Selection Process for CAT MBA Exam :
The selection process for Common Admission Test (CAT 2018) may vary institute to institute. Mostly IIMs selects the aspirants through CAT Cut Off Marks and afterwards through Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). There parameters of IIMs Selection Criteria are decided by the admission committee of B-Schools. For the present situation (for the year 2017) the applicants will be selected the following parameters :
- Written Examination
- Qualified applicants will appear for Writing Ability Test or GD.
- Then PI rounds will be conducted.
Check Exam Pattern for Common Admission Test 2017 :
The CAT Exam Pattern 2017 will be similar as that of last year. It is come into notice that CAT 2017 Exam is the most dynamic examination as the exam pattern keeps on changing year to year. If we take the estimation of last year exam pattern then It would be Computer Based Online Test. Duration of examination will be 03 hours. There will be 100 objective type questions. One can find both Multiple & Non Multiple Choice Questions in the question booklet.
The ratio of questions from Verbal and Reading Comprehension and Quantitative Ability sections can be same i.e. 34. On the other hand the no. of question in Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning can be 32. You need to solve each section in 01 hour. There will be time limit for solving each section.
- Each right answer carries 03 marks.
- There will be negative marking of 01 marks.
- Negative marking will not be conducted for Non MCQs or unattempted questions.
- Check the below table to grab CAT Exam Pattern 2017
|Section||MCQs||Non MCQs||Question From Each Section||Time Allotted|
|Verbal Ability & Reasoning Comprehension (VRC)||24||10||34||60|
|Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)||24||08||32||60|
|Quantitative Ability (QA)||27||07||34||60|
At How Many Places CAT 2017 Will be Organized ?
The Common Admission Test will be conducted at around 140 cities all over India. Last Year 2016, the test was held in 136 cities. Every year the number of cities gets increased by 01. Applicants can check the CAT Exam Center from the official notification given above.
When Will CAT 2017 Admit Card Releasing ? How to Download Common Admission Test Hall Ticket ?
CAT Admit Card 2017 Details :
Applicants who wish to appear in the examination need to download CAT MBA Admit Card from the official website. The Hall Ticket for Common Admission Test 2017 will be available in November 2017. Applicants need to keep safe their ID and Password as it will be utilized to generate CAT 2017 Admit Card. The admit card of the applicants will be covering some important details which are as under :
- Roll No of the applicants
- Venue of examination
- Date of examination
- Candidate Name
- Registered photo & signature etc.
It is compulsory to bring CAT Admit Card at the exam center. Also you need to carry one photo bearing ID proof at the exam center for verification purposes. The identity proof can be your Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, Adhaar Card, Passport etc. You need to carry one photocopy as well as original copy of the ID and CAT 2017 Hall Ticket.
CAT 2017 Result : What are the Minimum Passing Marks for CAT 2017 ?
Applicants who have filled CAT Application Form, attended the examination and now wants to download their CAT Result then they should stop on this page. Here SarkariResultSite has provided some general details for CAT 2017 Result. Participants must read all the details carefully. The written test will be organized some day in December 2017. According to the last year stats it is estimated that CAT MBA Score Card will be available in January 2018. The applicants can download their CAT MBA Score Card by login with their Roll No or Registration ID and Password. On successful login the aspirants will be able to check their CAT 2017 percentile and cut off marks.
CAT 2017 Cut Off
The Cut off Marks for CAT 2017 will be decided upon some factors. These factors will directly put emphasis on ranking of the examination. So applicants must prepare themselves in such a way that they can qualify the CAT Cut Off to get admission into B-schools of India.
- Difficulty Level of exam
- Number of test takers
- Numbers of Seats
Applicants should note that if the difficulty level of Common Admission Test goes low then it will be sure CAT 2017 Cut off will be high. In other sense Lower the competition level, Higher the CAT Cut Off. The cut off marks are decided by the institutions. Some of the IIM does not declares Common Admission Test Cut Off Marks but some announces. To get admission into the IIM one need to clear 95% and above pass percentile. Candidates can check CAT Application Form as well as notification to get all the details about CAT MBA Exam Cut Off 2017.