CAT Admit Card 2020 - Check Latest Updates Here!
CAT Admit Card 2020 - Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore will conduct the Common Admission Test and will release the CAT 2020 admit card in online mode on the official website which is iimcat.ac.in on October 28. Candidates will be able to download the admit card of CAT 2020 by entering the registered login id and password tentatively in the last week of October. Once the candidates have downloaded the admit card/hall ticket, they must check all the information that is mentioned on it such as the name, registration number, exam day guidelines, address of the test centre. CAT admit card 2020 is an important document which the candidates must carry on the day of the exam along with valid identity proof. CAT will be conducted in computer-based mode in two slots on November 29. Read the full article to know all the information about CAT 2020 hall ticket such as important dates, steps to download the hall ticket, exam day guidelines, what measures need to be taken in case of discrepancy in the admit card.
Latest- CAT 2020 application form released on August 5. IIM Indore will conduct CAT 2020 on November 29.
Highlights of CAT 2020 Admit Card
Release date of CAT Admit Card 2020
October 28, 2020
Body which will issue Admit Card
Indian Institute of Management Indore
Official website to download hall ticket of CAT
Login details to download admit card
CAT login id and password
Details Mentioned on CAT admit card
Name of the candidate, date of birth, registration number , category, place to affix photograph, exam day instructions, day and date of the exam, Session or test time, reference number, emergency contact number, google map link
CAT Exam Date
November 29, 2020
Compatible browsers to download hall ticket
Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer
CAT helpline number
Important Dates of CAT Admit Card 2020
Candidates appearing for CAT 2020 must be aware about the start date to download the admit card as well as the exam timing.
CAT Admit Card 2020 - Important Dates
Start date to download CAT 2020 admit card
October 28, 2020
End date to download hall ticket
November 29, 2020
November 29, 2020
CAT Exam Schedule
Time of Exam
7: 30 a.m
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Points to Remember before you download CAT 2020 Admit Card
Candidates must ensure that they have any or all three of the web browsers such as (i) Internet Explorer (version 11 and above) (ii) Mozilla Firefox (version 50 to 61) (iii) Google Chrome (version 50 to 69).
Save the CAT admit card in pen drive as well as in the email as draft and ensure that the print out is taken before the exam
Before proceeding to download the admit card, candidates must have with them the CAT id and password.
How to Download the Admit Card of CAT 2020
In order to download the CAT 2020 hall ticket, candidates must follow the steps that are given below:
Step 1 - Click on the official website of CAT which is iimcat.ac.in
Step 2 - Now click on the download CAT admit card tab
Step 3 - The login window will open on a new page
Step 4 - Enter the CAT login id and password
Step 5 - A pop up will emerge on the page which will state that the CAT application form has been submitted successfully and then click on “close” tab
Step 6 - The complete form and information related to candidate details of CAT will be displayed on the screen
Step 7 - Click on download admit card tab
Step 8 - A new page will open which will exhibit the test centre address and shift time and then click where it is written admit card
Step 9 - CAT admit card 2020 will be downloaded in the system
Step 10 - Check all details mentioned on the admit card and take its print out
CAT 2020 Admit card window looks like the image given below
Details Mentioned on CAT Admit Card 2020
The following information will be mentioned on the CAT 2020 admit card:
Name of the candidate
CAT registration number
Date of birth
Category of the candidate
Space on the admit card where photograph of candidate will be pasted
Date and day of the test
Session and test time
Name of the city
Address of the test centre
Emergency contact number
Google map link
Instructions for candidates to be followed on day of CAT 2020
Problems While Downloading Admit Card of CAT 2020
If the candidates face any problem while downloading CAT 2020 admit card due to the following reasons, they should exercise patience and try to resolve the issue at the earliest.
Forgot CAT user id or password
Case 1 - If the candidate has forgotten his or her CAT 2020 user id and password, then in such a case they must check the email or the SMS which they had received after the completion of CAT registration process
Case 2 - If the candidate has lost the email or the sms which they had received after successfully filling the CAT 2020 application form then they can retrieve the User id and password by following the steps that are given below:
First click on the user id and password tab on the on the login window of CAT
Now mention the registered email address in the space provided
Click on the tab “Get USER ID/Password
IIM Indore which will conduct CAT will send the user id and password at the registered email address of the candidate
Re-login using the new user id or password and keep it safely for future reference
Browser Related Problem
The exam conducting body stares that candidates must use Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers to download the CAT admit card. If the persists while downloading the admit while using such browsers, then in such a case, they must clear the history and cache and refresh the page. It will be easy to download the hall ticket of CAT after clearing the history and cache.
Slow Internet Connection
It might be difficult for the candidates to download the CAT hall ticket if the internet connection is slow. Candidates must check the speed of the internet connection before they start downloading the admit card of CAT 2020. Good speed of the internet will help the candidates in downloading CAT admit cards with ease.
Snapshot of CAT 2020 Admit Card:
Helpline number of CAT 2020
The exam conducting body provided the helpline number of CAT wherein the candidates can call and get their issue addressed if they are facing any problem related to the admit card. Candidates can also write at the following email address.
Email Address - firstname.lastname@example.org
Toll Free Number - 18002090830
Discrepancy In CAT Admit Card 2020
Soon after downloading the admit card of CAT 2020, candidates must check all the information that is mentioned on it. If there are any mistakes in the CAT admit card, then the candidates must get them rectified at the earliest. Some of the errors which the candidates are likely to encounter after they have downloaded the CAT admit card 2020 and need to be corrected at the earliest are:
The name of the candidates must be correctly spelt
There should be no difference in the registration number of CAT 2020 and the registered user id
There should be no discrepancy in the date of birth that has been stated in the CAT application form and the official documents
Category should be correctly mentioned
The CAT test centre must be from one of the four options which the candidate had stated in the application form
The image of the candidate and the signature should be eligible
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How To Get the Discrepancy Rectified in CAT 2020 Admit Card?
If the candidates find any of the errors that have been mentioned in the admit card then in such a case they must get in touch with the exam conducting authority.
CAT Helpline desk number - 1-800-209-0830 (Toll-Free)
Email Address - email@example.com
What to carry on the day of CAT 2020 along with admit card of CAT?
Candidates are required to carry with them any one of the following documents as valid photo identity proof along with the hall ticket of CAT 2020.
College University Id
Past Five Years Trend with Regard to Start Date to Download CAT 2020 Admit Card
Name of the Convening IIM
CAT Exam Year
Scheduled Date for release of CAT Admit Card
Actual Date for release of Admit Card of CAT
October 23, 2019
October 23, 2019
October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018
October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017
October 18, 2016
October 24, 2016
October 15, 2015
October 25, 2015
CAT 2020 Exam Day Instructions - Do’s and Don’ts
On the day of the exam, candidates must ensure that they adhere to the instructions that have been mentioned on the CAT admit card. There are certain Do’s and Don’ts which the candidates must keep in mind in order to avoid any hassle on the day of CAT 2020.
Also Read: CAT Preparation Strategy
What Not To Carry To CAT Exam Centre 2020?
Candidates are advised not to carry with them any of the following electronic gadgets and should not wear any jewellery item.
Exam Day Guidelines to be followed on the day of CAT 2020?
Candidates must reach the test centre of CAT 2020 by 7:30 a.m for the forenoon session as no candidate will be permitted to enter after 8:45 p.m. For the afternoon session, candidates must reach the test centre by 1:00 p.m and post 2:15 p.m none of the candidates will be allowed to appear for the exam.
Ensure to print two copies of CAT admit card 2020 on an A4 size paper using the laser printer.
Candidates will have to show the admit card at the time of the entrance exam.
It is advised that candidates visit the CAT 2020 test centre at least one day in advance and also check the google map link which is embedded in the electronic version of CAT admit card
Writing pad and pen will be given to the candidates at the test centre and they will have to return it before leaving the exam hall
Those candidates who will try to appear for the exam twice, they will be disqualified and stringent action will be taken against them
Neither the friends or the relatives will be allowed to enter inside the CAT test centre
Any request to change the exam centre will not be entertained
Candidates appearing for the exam must use the reference number that is given on CAT admit card to locate the floor, wing lab where they will have to appear for the common Admission Test.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CAT Admit Card 2020 - Check Latest Updates Here!
Question: What is meant by the reference number that is given on the admit card of CAT and what is its purpose?
The primary aim of the reference number is to help the candidate know the floor/wing/lab at the test centre so that he can easily find the system where he will appear for the test. After the exam, there is no use of the reference number.
Question: What should I do if my admit card is showing blank?
This situation arises if you have registered multiple times on the day of the exam. The exam conducting body will take into account the latest registration only and you can download the CAT admit card by using the last generated user id and password.
Question: Is it possible to download the CAT 2020 admit card on the mobile phone?
Yes, you can download the admit card on the mobile phone. However, what is essential is that you should have recommended Internet browsers such as Internet Explorer – version 11 and above; Mozilla Firefox – 50 to 61; Google Chrome 50 to 69.
Question: What should I do if I am not able to get my CAT admit card?
Firstly you need to check if you have successfully registered for CAT 2020. It is then only that you will be able to download the admit card. If you had successfully filled the CAT application form and are still not able to download the CAT admit card, then in such a case you will have to either call the CAT helpline number or write to them.
Question: When will I be able to download the CAT admit card and will I be mailed the hard copy of the admit card?
The tentative date for the issue of CAT admit card is last week of October and IIM Indore will not send the admit card by post.
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Questions related to CAT
Can I take CAT exam with backlogs in a degree.
You need to clear your backlogs and then only you'll be eligible if you have secured 50% in your graduation (in case you belong to general category, for SC/ST it's 45%, candidates in their final year too are eligible to apply for CAT, but they need to show the proof of their qualifying examination at the time of admission process.
This year CAT is being conducted by IIM Indore, registration has commenced from 5th August, there's no upper age limit to appear for CAT, you may visit our page at https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/cat-eligibility-criteria/amp to know more details regarding this.
In my cat application form, i have filled my 10th completion date as dec 2014 which was supposed to be may 2014. Is it possible to change it or will it cause any problem in the future ?
Although there is application correction facility for CAT, but only photograph and signature can be edited, you can reach out to the helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can contact them at the toll free number-18002090830(this is open from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
I belong to NT-B category and CAT 2020 form doesnt have that option. Which category should i choose?
Its better that you contact them directly regarding this issue. CAT helpline : 1-800-209-0830 (Toll Free Number). You can call on the toll free number from Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (excluding National holidays). Alternately you can send them an email at email@example.com
Please contact them at the earliest.
I obtained my EWS certificate on 22nd Feb 2020. Will it considered be invalid after 31st Match 2020? I need to fill the CAT exam form, can I upload this certificate for registration? Please enlighten.
No, your EWS certificate won't be considered invalid.
Since you have obtained it on 22nd of February 2020 , you can definitely use it for CAT 2020.
It can be used even after 31st of August 2020.
You can upload the EWS certificate on the portal during the registration for CAT 2020.
All the best.
what is final year certificate proforma in cat? should we upload it while registering for cat exam or we should submit it after the exam only after getting the call?
The final year pro forma certificate is a kind of provisional certificate that your college will issue to you until the original certificate or degree comes.
The official website of CAT 2020 says pro firmaofCertificate to be obtained from the Principal, HoD, Registrar or Director certifying the applicant has obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates) or equivalent based on latest available grades/marks on College/Institution's Letterhead.
This pro forma of certificate is needed only when you get a seat at any institute and you want to proceed for provisional admission.
Hope it helps :)