Common Admission Test (CAT) – Frequently Asked Questions


Common Admission Test (CAT) – Frequently Asked Questions

 CAT is a computer-based test held in India organized by the Indian Institutes of Management. The test is conducted to select students for management courses across different management colleges. The test scores the candidate based on Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, Reading Comprehension and Logical Reasoning. 

  1. Who is eligible to take the CAT Exam?

The candidate must have completed his Bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% marks (General) and 45% (SC/ST/DA).

The candidate may also appear if he/she is in the final year of the Bachelor’s Programme.

  1. Is there any age restriction for giving the CAT Exam?

    There is no age restriction for giving the CAT Examination. 
  1. What is the fee for CAT examination and how do I pay for it?

    For General and NC-OBC Category Students the fees for appearing for CAT Exam is Rs 1600 and that for SC/ST/PwD it is Rs 800.
  2. Can I appear for more than one slot for CAT?

    Every candidate is allowed to take the exam only once.
  3. How many sections are there in CAT?

    The CAT Examination has three sections:
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Verbal Ability
  1. Are there any mock tests available online?

There are a number of mock tests available on the official website, which can be practiced by students. 

  1. What is the validity of the CAT Score?

The CAT score is valid for only one year.

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