The CAT exam 2016
will be held on 4th December, 2016 (Sunday). Candidate should
submit CAT 2016 Application Form from 08th August 2016, 10:00 AM to
22nd September 2016, 05:00 PM. Candidates can pay the registration
fee through Credit Card, Debit Card and Net Banking. Candidates can download
their CAT 2016 Admit Card from October 18, 2016
onwards, till the date of examination.
The exam will be conducted in 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 2016 registration. Common Admission Test, CAT 2016 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 2016 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.
The fee is Rs. 1700 for General and NC-OBC Candidates. Rs. 850 for SC/ST/PWD category candidates.
Disclaimer: This website is not the official website of CAT 2016. Information provided is just for reference.