November 14, 2019
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CAT 2019 Exam Date (Releasing Soon) Check CAT Exam Schedule


IIM Kozhikode will release the CAT 2019 Exam Dates after the official notification is out. This year, CAT is expected to be held on November 24, 2019 (Sunday). The detailed official notification for CAT 2019 will release on July 27 at

  • Application Mode: Online
  • Expected Registration: nearly 3 lakh
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks
  • Mode of Exam: Computer-based mode
  • Exam Centers: Approx. 144 cities – Check CAT 2019 Exam Centers

CAT 2019 exam date is expected to release soon. Earlier the date was released along with official notification in July/August. Declaring the exam date early gives the aspirants an ample amount of time for preparation. Download Free Sample Papers for CAT

Note: IIMs reserve the right to change CAT exam date in case of exceptional circumstances. Until the IIMs announce a change in the schedule, the management examination will be conducted on November 24 in online mode.

CAT 2019 Registration

  • The application forms for CAT 2019 will be released from August 5, 2019. Candidates can register themselves at the official website, i.e.,
  • The last date for CAT Registration is September 20, 2019.
  • Candidates need a valid email ID and phone number for the registration process.
  • A unique user ID and password will be sent to the email ID and phone number provided by the candidate during registration.
  • These credentials can be used to fill CAT application form.

CAT 2019: Registration Dates

Event Date
Release of Notification July 27, 2019
Registration Starts August 5, 2019
Registration Ends September 20, 2019
Form Correction Window September 27- September 30, 2019

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CAT 2019 Admit Card

CAT Admit Card is expected to be released from October 24, 2019 onwards. This is a mandatory document which contains all the important details related to the candidates and exam.

Event Date
Release of Admit Card October 24, 2019
Release of Official Mock Test October 20, 2019
CAT 2019 Exam Date November 25, 2019

Details in CAT Hall Ticket

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Registration Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Candidate’s Category
  • PwD Status
  • Date and Day of the Test
  • Test Time and Session
  • Test City and Centre
  • Test System Number
  • Set of Instructions for the Candidate

Note: Candidates must download CAT Admit Card and affix the same passport sized photograph as uploaded in the application form.

CAT 2019 Exam Day Schedule

  • CAT 2019 will be conducted on November 24.
  • The exam will be conducted in two sessions– forenoon and afternoon.
  • The forenoon session will be conducted from 9:00 AM– 12:00 PM.
  • The afternoon session will be conducted from 2:30 PM-5:30 PM.
  • Candidates are supposed to reach the exam centers by 7:30 AM for forenoon session and 1:00 PM for the afternoon session.
  • Entry at the exam centers will stop at 8:45 AM for forenoon session and 2:15 PM for the afternoon session.

CAT Exam Pattern

CAT Exam Pattern Highlights
CAT Exam Date 2019 November 24, 2019
Number of sections 3 (Verbal & Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude)
Duration of exam 180 minutes (60 minutes per section)
Number of questions 100
CAT Exam Total Marks 300
Language of paper English
Number of answer choices 4
Mode of examination Online
CAT Marking scheme +3 marks for the correct answer -1 mark for an incorrect answer

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CAT 2019 Result

CAT 2019 Result is expected to release in the 2nd week of January 2019. The exam conducting authority of CAT 2019 will release the scorecards at the official website. An SMS will also be sent to all test-takers, informing them about their CAT Percentile. CAT Score is valid for one year.

Event Date (tentative)
Result Declaration January 7, 2019
Selection Process Starts January 8, 2019

The scorecard will contain the following information-

  1. Personal details name, contact details, CAT registration number, gender, date of birth, category, PwD status.
  2. Date and time of the test
  3. Section wise scaled score and percentile
  4. Overall scaled score and percentile

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Note: An SMS of overall percentile scored will be sent to all the candidates on the registered phone number.

CAT 2019 Selection Process

  • Each IIM will select candidates based on the CAT percentile score, academic record, extracurricular, and work experience.
  • A personalized call letter will be sent to the selected candidates.
  • IIMs conduct Group Discussions (GD) and/or Written Ability Test (WAT) in the selection process.
  • All IIMs conduct a personal interview with each selected candidate.
  • Candidates have to clear all the rounds to convert into IIM(s).

Check Detailed CAT Counselling Procedure

About CAT Exam

CAT or Common Admission Test is one of the top most MBA entrance exams across India. It is an all- India computer-based selection test conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on rotational bases. Through this examination, candidates are admissions in 20 IIMs and over 100 B-schools. Read more

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