IIM Lucknow to Conduct CAT 2017 after 7 Years

Published on : 10th July 2017    Author : Tanvi Mittal
CAT Exam

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 will be conducted by IIM Lucknow in the month of November/December. Some changes are likely to be expected in the exam.


  • IIM Lucknow to conduct CAT 2017.
  • TCS will be the testing partner for CAT 2017.
  • Few changes are expected in the exam; exam pattern will remain same.

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow is all set to conduct the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 which is conducted for admission in MBA course offered by 20 IIMs and 150 other management institutes. The exam is scheduled to take place in the month of November/December this year.

IIM Lucknow conducted the exam in the year 2010 and now it is again given the same responsibility after a gap of 7 years. Prof. Neeraj Dwivedi has been appointed as the convener of CAT 2017. He is presently the Chairperson (Admissions) and a faculty of strategic management at IIM, Lucknow. Prof. Himanshu Rai, faculty of Human Resource Management IIML, was the convener of CAT 2010.

Approximately 2.50 lakh candidates are expected to register for this year’s entrance exam. Last year (2016) 2.32 lakh candidates had applied for the exam. Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore conducted the exam last year.

IIM Lucknow is likely to bring few changes in this year’s exam however the exam pattern will remain same. The CAT 2017 schedule will be announced by the end of July. Registration will be done till October and the exam will be conducted in the month of November or December, 2017.

Check out more details at CAT 2017 Exam.

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.