CAT Exam Dates 2021: Here you can check the CAT 2021 Exam Details in the academic year of 2021. It has been organized by IIMS (Indian Institutes of Management). Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national level entrance examination organized by IIMS on a rotational basis every year. The CAT convening institute for the 2020 exam will be announced in the month of November 2020. CAT 2021 exam schedule will cover six months, with registrations beginning in August 2020 to result announcement in January 2021. This entrance test is conducted to offer admission into management programs in so many colleges and institutions situated in India.
A number of private & government management institutions provide admission into MBA programs through CAT scores. In this article, candidates will get to know the details related to CAT 2021.
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CAT Exam Dates – Important Dates
The following are the important date for the CAT Exam 2021 is given as:
|CAT 2021 Events||CAT 2021 Dates|
|CAT 2020 notification release||August 2020|
|CAT Registrations start||5th August 2020|
|Registrations end||September 23, 2020|
|CAT form correction||Last week of September 2020|
|CAT mock test and official tutorial release||Second week of October 2020|
|Admit card release||28th October 2020|
|CAT 2020 exam||29th November 2020|
|Answer key release||A week after the exam|
|Result declaration||The first week of January 2021|
CAT Exam Dates 2020
|Name of the Event||Important Dates|
|CAT 2020 Notification release date||28th Jul 2019|
|Starting of Online Registration||7th Aug 2019|
|Last date to fill the application form||25th Sep 2019|
|Image correction window||28th – 30th Sep 2019|
|OnlineTest||17th Oct 2019|
|Release of Admit card||23rd Oct 2019|
|CAT 2020 Exam||24th Nov 2019|
|Release of Answer Key||29th Nov 2019|
|Last date to submit an objection||6th Dec 2019|
|Announcement of Results||4th Jan 2020|
CAT 2021 Exam Timings
- Mode of Exam: Computer-based test
- Total Questions: 100
- Number of Sections: Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, and Reading Comprehension, and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
- Exam duration: 3-hour duration exam, where one hour is assigned to each section.
- Questions with negative marking (MCQs): 75
- Questions without negative marking (non-MCQs): 25
- Marking Scheme: +3 marks for the correct answer; -1 mark for wrong answers.
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CAT Admit Card
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The CAT admit card has been released on the website after the completion of the application process. Candidates can download the hall ticket on 28th October 2020 by accessing the download link provided on the website and entering their registered user id and password. No candidate can get their admit card through offline mode.
CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The complete eligibility criteria given below must be checked by the candidates before applying for CAT 2021:
- Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate must have passed his/her Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.
- Minimum Marks: Candidate must have passed his/her qualifying exam with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. For the candidates belonging to ST/SC/PWD category must have passed with a minimum of 45% marks.
- Age Criteria: There will be no lower or upper age limit prescribed for appearing in CAT exam.
- Students who possess an equivalent examination degree recognized by MHRD, Government of India (including AMICE of the Institution of Civil Engineers) are also eligible.
- Appearing candidates: Candidates appearing in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent can also apply.
CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
Below candidates can check the complete details of the exam pattern of CAT 2021:
- Exam Mode and Date: CAT 2021 exam will be conducted on 29th November 2020 in two sessions through online (CBT) mode.
- Number and Type of Questions: The exam will contain a total of 100 questions. The questions asked will be of objective and subjective type.
- Total Marks: The exam will be of a total of 300 marks.
- Time Duration: Time duration of 180 minutes will be allotted to complete the paper.
- Marking Scheme: For every correct response, 3 marks will be given. -1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
How to Download CAT Date Sheet 2021
The following are the steps to download the CAT (Common Admission Test) time table 2021 is as given below.
- Firstly, visit the official website of CAT.
- The home page will be available on the screen.
- Next, you can search the time table and click on it.
- Time Table details are available now.
- Select your category and search.
- Finally, download the time table and take a hard copy for future reference.
Details on CAT Time Table PDF
The following information will be mentioned on the Exam Schedule :
- Name of the Institute
- Date of the Examination
- Time of the Examination
- Semester Number
- Trade Duration
- Name of the Subject.
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