The CAT exam
is generally held in November. Candidate should submit CAT
2018 Application Form from .. August 2018, 10:00 AM to .. September
2018, 05:00 PM. Candidates can pay the registration fee through Credit
Card, Debit Card and Net Banking.
The exam will be conducted in about 138 cities. Candidates will be given the option to select 4 Test Cities in order of preference. Test Cities and Centers will be assigned to the candidates only after the last date for CAT 2018 registration. Common Admission Test, CAT 2018 will be conducted on one day in two sessions. The duration of the examination will be 180 minutes.
There will be three sections:
Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Section III: Quantitative Ability. Some questions in each section may not be of multiple choice type. Instead, direct answers are to be typed on the screen.
The candidates will be allowed to use basic on-screen calculator for computation. Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they cannot switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.
CAT 2018 is conducted for admission to post graduate programme in management and fellow programme in management ( equivalent to Ph.D.) of Indian Institute of Management ( IIMs). These programmes are:
A. Post Graduate Programmes in Management
IIM Ahmedabad PGP, PGP-FABM
IIM Bangalore PGP, PGPEM and PGPPM
IIM Calcutta PGP-PGDM
IIM Indore PGP and EPGP
IIM KASHIPUR PGP, EPGPM
IIM Kozhikode PGP
IIM Lucknow PGP and PGP-ABM, PGPSM
IIM RAIPUR PGP, PGPWE
IIM Ranchi PGDM & PGDHRM
IIM Rohtak PGP, EPGP
RGIIM Shillong PGP, PGPEX
IIM TIRUCHIRAPALLI PGP, PGPBM
IIM UDAIPUR PGP
IIM Visakhapatnam PGP
B. Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.]
IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kashipur, lIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow, IIM RAIPUR, IIM RANCHI, IIM Rohtak, RGIIM Shillong, IIM TIRUCHIRAPALLI, IIM Udaipur and EFPM Programs of IIM Kashipur and IIM Raipur.