CAT Eligibility Criteria 2019
Richa Kapoor, 05 May 2019, #CAT
Applications Open Now
The NorthCap University- MBA
Apply
UPES - School of Business
Apply

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Indian Institute of Management, Kozikhode which is likely to conduct the Common Admission Test will provide CAT 2019 eligibility criteria. Candidates who will be appearing for the CAT entrance exam must ensure that they meet CAT eligibility criteria 2019 before they start filling the application form. According to the eligibility criteria of CAT 2019, candidates must meet the requisite academic credentials that have been laid down by the authority which will conduct the exam. CAT eligibility criteria 2019 also mentions the category wise parameters which are laid down by the authorities. CAT is conducted every year in computer-based mode for candidates who are aiming to pursue a management degree from the IIMs as well as for those who wish to take admission in other B-schools which admit candidates on the basis of CAT score. To know all details about CAT 2019 eligibility criteria such as the nationality, educational parameters, reservation criteria, read the full article that is given on this page. Latest: CAT 2019 date to be announced anytime soon

Latest: [Download free Question Papers and Sample Paper of CAT, Click here]

CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria - Academic Details

The authorities which will conduct the Common Admission Test 2019 will define the eligibility criteria of CAT 2019 related to academic parameters which the candidates must meet.

CAT Sample Paper

Download Free Sample Paper for CAT

Download Now
  • Candidates who are in the final year of graduation, they would be eligible to apply for CAT 2019

  • Candidates who have completed their graduation and are waiting for the result to be announced, they will be eligible to apply for CAT 2019.However, according to CAT eligibility criteria 2019 such candidates will be offered provisional admission. The admission of the candidates will be confirmed only after they provide a certificate from the registrar or principal of the institution or university mentioning that the aforesaid candidate has met all the necessary requirements to obtain the bachelor’s degree.

  • Candidates belonging to the general category must score at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent CGPA to appear in CAT exam entrance exam 2019. They must have completed their graduation by an Act of the Parliament or State legislature in India or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.

  • Those candidates will also be eligible to appear for CAT exam 2019 who possess an equivalent qualification that has been accorded recognition by Ministry of Human Resource Development.

  • Candidates who belong to Scheduled Tribe (ST), Schedule Caste and persons with disability must score at least 45 % marks in their graduation to be eligible to appear in CAT 2019.

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Calculation of marks to be eligible for Common Admission Test

  • If the candidate has scored marks in CGPA format, then in such a case, the marks would be converted as per the guidelines laid down by the respective institute or university.

  • If the institute does not follow any conversion policy, then in such a case the equivalent marks would be calculated by dividing the CGPA of the candidate by the maximum possible CGPA and the result will be multiplied by 100.

CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria - Reservation Criteria

As per the eligibility criteria of CAT 2019, certain percentage of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC and persons with disability.

Applications Open Now
Acharya School Of Management
PGDM Admissions 2019 open | 100 % Placements
Apply
EDII- Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
PGDM- BE Admissions 2019 | Among Top 25 Entrepreneurship Schools in India
Apply

Reservation and category

S.No

Category

Reservation

1

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

7.5 per cent

2

Scheduled Caste (SC)

15 per cent

3

Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layers

27 per cent

4

Persons with disability

3 percent

PwD category will include candidates with the following disability are:

  • Candidates who have hearing impairment

  • Candidates with low vision blindness

  • Candidates with locomotor disability or cerebral palsy

Candidates will be able to apply under the PwD category only if any they suffer from disabilities that have been mentioned above and are not less than 40 %. The extent of disability under which the candidates will be considered eligible to apply is mentioned by medical authority and also explained in the said PWD Act, 1995 (Section 39).

According to CAT eligibility criteria 2019, candidates belonging to the reserved category must meet the requisite cutoff as determined by the IIMs.

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2019- Details which the candidates belonging to reserved category must be aware are:

  • Candidates who will be applying under the reserved category for the CAT 2019 exam must ensure that the Schedule Tribe and Scheduled Caste category is mentioned in the schedule of the government of India. The following details must be mentioned in the caste certificate:

  • Original residence details about the district, state or union territory of the candidate

  • Name of the tribe or the caste

  • Candidate must mention whether the candidate is an SC or ST

  • The tribe or the caste should be approved under the requisite schedule of Government of India

  • Candidates belonging to the reserved category they will have to upload caste related documents while filling the CAT application form 2019. If such candidates do not upload the documents then it is likely that their application will get rejected.

  • At the time of the admission, candidates will have to provide their original documents in lieu of their caste and tribe

CAT 2019 Application Form

The authorities will issue the CAT application form 2019 in online mode tentatively in second week of August. The end date for filling the form for the CAT exam will be last week of September. All the management aspirants must ensure that they meet the requisite eligibility criteria of CAT 2019 before they start filling the registration form.

Applications Open Now

UPES - School of Business
UPES - School of Business
Apply
Techno India Group
Techno India Group
Apply
Shiv Nadar University
Shiv Nadar University
Apply
Bennett University MBA
Bennett University MBA
Apply
SRM Institute of Science and Technology MBA Admissions
SRM Institute of Science and ...
Apply
PDM University MBA Admissions 2019
PDM University MBA Admissions...
Apply
SP Jain School of Global Management
SP Jain School of Global Mana...
Apply
View All Application Forms

More like CAT

Questions related to CAT

I am expecting 510 marks NEET 2019. Can I get admission in DMC Ludhiana under govt. quota. I belong to General Cat. & having Punjab domicile

54 Minutes ago

Hi sunita, your score of 510 will fetch you a rank of about 14,000+ and the closing rank for DMC ludhiana was at about 5673 rank last year. So even...

Sir , I am getting 360 marks in neet 2019 can I get a seat in up for sc cat.

1 Hour ago

Your rank isn't that good even with the benefit of reservations it is difficult for you get admission in government medical colleges with this scor...

Sir i got 330 marks in neet ,my caste sc, is there any chance to get b cat seat

57 Minutes ago

With 330 marks in neet it is difficult for you to get admission in government colleges as for that even a sc category student needs to score above ...

Sir my rank is 11000 gen cat up state. Which college govt quota should I get

1 Hour ago

Hello, If you have 11000 rank then your possible NEET score is in the range 520-550. I have made a list of colleges which have cut off less th...

I have 77 % in10th, 71% in 12th both from up board , i will have approx 64 % in graduation , how much score in CAT i need to get into IIM?

3 Hours ago

Hi Rajat CAT Eligibility Criteria 2019: As per the necessary criteria, candidates who have completed graduation degree with minimum 50% marks are ...

Related E-books and Sample Papers

Top

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books