30 Jul 2020, 11:17 am By Rohit Sindhu
IIM CAT on 29 November, Registration from 5 August: Common Admission Test cell

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are set to release the CAT notification 2002 on August 2nd. The Common Admission Test 2020 (CAT 2020) will be conducted on November 29, 2020 (Sunday) in two sessions. Eligible aspirants shall register online for IIM CAT 2020 from August 5, 2020 onwards. The closing date for registration shall be September 16, 2020.  

IIMs to conduct CAT 2020 at test centres spread across approximately in 156 cities. CAT 2020 process is being conducted taking into account the COVID-19 crisis, so the candidates need to keep updated from official website, official notice reads. 

IIM CAT 2020 Registration

IIM CAT 2020 registration is beginning from August 5, 2020 and to remain open till September 16, 2020. Candidates will be given the option to select six test cities in order of preference. Cities and centers will be assigned to the candidates only after the last date for CAT 2020 registration. 

Candidates must pay the registration fee through online payment modes only, which will include credit cards, debit cards and net banking. After submission of the application, candidates will be permitted to download their examination admit card from October 28, 2020 onward. 

CAT Eligibility:

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD)/Differently Able (DA) category) awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature. Candidates should check the all latest updates from IIM website i.e iima.ac.in.

Read- New Education Policy 2020 for Higher & School Education

IIM CAT 29 November 2020 Exam Structure: 

The duration of the Common Admission test (CAT) will be 180 minutes. There will be three exam sections:

Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and

Section III: Quantitative Ability

Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section. Some questions in each section may not be of multiple-choice type. Candidates should read IIM CAT 2020 Notification.

Important dates to remember:

Notification Release Date October 2, 2020
CAT 2020 Registration August 5 to September 16, 2020
IIM CAT Admit Card 2020 28 October onward
IIM CAT Exam Date 29 November 2020

Note- CAT 2020 process is to be conducted taking into account the COVID-19 crisis. The information provided by the CAT website is contingent upon the decisions and directions issued from time to time by the Central & State governments and IIMs. Candidates are advised to regularly check the CAT website for further information.