CAT 2017 Online Application Process Ended with 2.31 Lakh Registrations

Published on : 27th September 2017    Author : Tanvi Mittal
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CAT 2017 online application process is complete. Around 2.31 lakh applicants have registered for this year’s exam. Check out other important details here.

27 September 2017: The online application process for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 ended on 25 September at 5 PM. The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow is the exam conducting authority for CAT Exam 2017.

Approximately 2.31 lakh candidates have successfully registered for the management entrance examination this year. Last year, the number was 2,32,434.

The exam is scheduled for 26 November and will be held in two sessions for admission into top IIMs. It will be organized through 140 test cities across the country.

Important CAT Dates

Correction in Submitted Application Form: 27 to 30 September

Admit Card Release: 18 October

Examination Date: 26 November

CAT Exam Pattern

The CAT exam question paper includes three sections viz.

Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Section III: Quantitative Ability

"Also, we will allow use of basic onscreen 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" said Prof Neeraj Dwivedi, IIM Lucknow.

IIM will also be releasing a tutorial on October 18 to help students in understanding the exam pattern.

Selection procedure

The selection for admission into IIMs is done on the basis of candidate’s performance in Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).


About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

When not working for the betterment of students, she loves to cook and dance. Also, a great orator, Tanvi has participated in several international conferences. She has got her writings published in many journals and penned numerous short stories for kids.

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