CAT EXAM 2020 - Syllabus, Eligibility, Registration 2020 -21

CAT-COMMON ADMISSION TEST

Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national level entrance exam organized by IIMS on rotational basis every year. This entrance test is conducted to offer admission into management programmes in various colleges and institutions situated in India.
Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 exam will be held on Sunday November 29th, 2020 in morning and afternoon sessions. IIM-CAT is the mandatory MBA entrance exam for admission to the flagship PGP (Post Graduate Programme in Management) in all the 20 IIMs and other Institutes.
CAT 2020 Conducting by IIM Kozhikode. The last date for CAT Registration 2021 is September 15, 2020. The deadline to submit the CAT Registration form 2021 is upto 5PM on the last date of CAT Registration. CAT 2021 Registration fee is Rs.2000/- (Rs.1000 for SC/ST category). No other application fee has to be paid to apply for any Indian Institute of Management.
CAT 2021 will be a 3-hour computer-based test consisting of 100 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) and Non-MCQ type questions. There are likely to be three sections, namely Quantitative Ability (QA), Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR). CAT 2020 will be held on November 29, 2020 in two slots - Forenoon (9 AM to 12 PM) and Afternoon (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM).
The result of CAT 2020 will be announced on 2nd January 2021, and the selection procedure initiates with the release of CAT cutoff. Each of the participating institutes of CAT 2020 will execute their individual admission process, however, the shortlisting would be done based on CAT 2020 cutoff. Next, the shortlisted candidates will be called for further selection rounds, namely, Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) or both and Personal Interview (PI) rounds for the final admission.

CAT-2020 Exam Pattern

Section Total questions Number of MCQ questions Number of Non-MCQ questions
Verbal and Reading Comprehension 34 24-27 7-10
Quantitative Aptitude 34 22-24 10-12
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 32 24 8
Total 100 75 25

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College Name ESTABLISHED Total Fee NIRF Ranking
IIM Calcutta 1961 INR 22,60,000 3
IIM Ahmedabad 1961 INR 23,00,000 2
IIM Bangalore 1973 INR 21,45,000 1
IIM Lucknow 1984 INR 14,16,000 4
IIM Kozhikode 1996 INR 17,50,000 6
IIM Indore 1996 INR 16,00,000 10
IIM Shillong 2007 INR 14,60,000 24
IIM Rohtak 2009 INR 12,73,000 19
IIM Ranchi 2010 INR 15,10,000 28
IIM Raipur 2010 INR 14,20,400 18
IIM Trichy 2011 INR 14,00,000 14
IIM Kashipur 2011 INR 13,00,000 21
IIM Udaipur 2011 INR 13,54,000 5
IIM Nagpur 2015 INR 11,50,000 -
IIM Visakhapatnam 2015 INR 10,50,000 -
IIM Bodh Gaya 2015 INR 11,00,000 -
IIM Amritsar 2015 INR 9,00,000 -
IIM Sambalpur 2015 INR 10,00,000 -
IIM Sirmaur 2015 INR 10,34,000 -
IIM Jammu 2016 INR 12,91,000 -
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Balaji Institute Of Modern Management Pune - -
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Jagannath International Management School New Delhi INR 7,20,000 -
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Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research Bangalore INR 11,00,000 -
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Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Ahmedabad INR 10,96,000 -
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