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CAT 2019 Latest News and Updates - Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode is conducting CAT 2019 in computer-based mode on November 24. The first slot of the exam concluded at 12 PM. As per the exam analysis of CAT 2019 for slot 1, it was moderately difficult. The authorities are conducting the entrance exam in computer-based mode in two slots. The response sheet of CAT 2019 will be released soon after the exam and candidates will get an opportunity to challenge it within the specified time frame. On the basis of the response sheet, MBA coaching institute like T.I.M.E. and Career Launcher will release the answer key of CAT 2019 to help the candidates to estimate their score. The final CAT 2019 answer key will be released tentatively in the first week of December. The biggest MBA entrance exam with over two lakh test takers is the gateway to admissions in 20 IIMs with over 4000 seats and more than 100 B-schools across India. The CAT result 2019 will be declared sometime between January 6 and 10. The exam notification for CAT 2019 was declared on July 26 and the official website for the same was launched on July 28.
Latest: Authorities has activated the CAT 2019 Answer Key objection link. Candidates can raise their objection till December 6, 2019 (Upto 5:00 PM).

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The application process for CAT commenced from August 7, 2019, and ended on September 25. The application fee remained unchanged to Rs 1900 for General and NC-OBC category candidates and it is 950 for reserved category candidates.

The number of cities for CAT 2019 exam centres has increased to 156 as compared to 147 last year and the exam will be held in 376 test cities while in 2018 it was held in 374 test centres. In 2017, the test was conducted in 140 cities. CAT 2019 exam pattern has remained the same as last year. Careers360 brings to you CAT 2019 latest news and updates for the aspirants to keep an eye on each event of the test.

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Date: November 30, 2019
IIM Kozhikode will tentatively release CAT 2019 response sheet of the test takers on November 30, 2019, which includes the questions as well. Candidates need to login using their ID and Password to download the HTML file from the official website. It should be noted that it is not the answer key but only the responses provided by the CAT 2019 test takers. The CAT 2019 answer key will be released in the first week of December 2019.

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Date: November 24, 2019 - 12:00 PM

IIM Kozhikode is conducting CAT 2019 on November 24, 2019, in two slots. The first slot was conducted from 9 AM to 12 noon. The entry commenced almost two hours prior to the exam timing and will end 15 minutes before the exam. The second slot will be conducted from 2.30 PM to 5.30 PM.

Date: November 24, 2019 - 09:00 AM

IIM Kozhikode is conducting CAT 2019 on November 24, 2019, in two slots. The first slot is being conducted from 9 AM to 12 noon. The entry has commenced almost two hours prior to the exam timing and will end 15 minutes before the exam. The second slot will be conducted from 2.30 PM to 5.30 PM.

Date: October 23, 2019
The admit card of CAT 2019 was released on October 23, 2019. Candidates have to login to the official website in order to download the admit card of CAT 2019. Along with details such as candidate name, roll number and CAT exam centre, in a first, the Google Maps link of the test centre has also been provided. The instructions stated in the admit card have to be followed for the exam day and later.

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CAT Admit Card 2019 to be released at 5:00 pm

Date: October 21, 2019
CAT 2019 Admit Card will be released by IIM Lucknow on the official website of the exam on October 24, 2018, Wednesday, at 1:00 PM. Candidates can login to the official website with their CAT 2018 user ID and Password to download the admit card.

Read More: CAT 2019: IIM Kozhikode to release admit card on October 23

Date: October 16, 2019
IIM Kozhikode released the official CAT 2019 mock test. This time, they released two mock tests, one for General candidates, and the other one for candidates with visual impairment.

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CAT 2019 Mock Test released by IIM Kozikhode

Date: September 30, 2019

IIM Kozhikode closed the edit window for CAT 2019 registration on September 30. Candidates could upload the correct image and scanned image till September 30.

CAT 2019: Edit window to close today at 5:00 PM

Date: September 28, 2019

The edit window for CAT registration opened on September 28 and it closed on September 30, 2019. All the candidates who incorrectly uploaded their image as well as that of their signature, they could upload the correct image till September 30.

CAT 2019: IIM Kozhikode to open edit window from September 28

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Date: September 25, 2019
The registration process for CAT 2019 ended on September 25 at 5 PM. Previously, the last date to fill the application form of Cat 2019 was September 18. The CAT officials intimated the registered candidates through email and the official website has been updated with the information as well.

Read more: CAT 2019 application process to end today at 5 pm, edit window likely to open on September 26

CAT 2019: IIM Kozhikode to open edit window from September 28

Date: September 18, 2019
A day prior to the original CAT 2018 application deadline, IIM Kozikhode extended the last date of application to September 25, 2019. The original application deadline was September 18, 2019. It was also announced in the official website that the candidates who have uploaded improper/blur photograph, could re-upload their photograph from September 28, 10 AM to September 30, till 5 PM. Only candidates who have applied by paying the application fee would be eligible for this.

Read more: CAT 2018 registration closure date extends to September 26 until 5 pm

CAT 2019: Last date to register September 18

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Date: August 7, 2019
The application process for CAT 2019 began on August 7, 2019. The last date to apply was September 18, 2019. The application process is completely online and there was no change in the application fee as compared to last year.

Read more: CAT 2019 registration to commence from August 7

Date: July 28, 2019
IIM Kozhikode launched the official website of for CAT 2019. The CAT 2019 notification was also released on national dailies on Sunday, July 28, 2018. The notification mentioned the important dates, application process, fee and exam cities details.

Read more: CAT 2019 official website launched, Check details here

Date: July 26, 2019
IIM Kozhikode will conduct CAT 2019. Prof. Shubhasis Dey, is the CAT 2019 Convenor. Prior to 2018, IIM Calcutta had conducted the computer-based CAT in the year 2011.

Date: May 5, 2019

According to reports in the media, IIM Kozikhode will conduct CAT 2019 in computer-based mode. The exam is likely to be conducted on the last Sunday of November.

Read More: CAT 2019 likely to be conducted by IIM Kozhikode, Notification to be released soon

Date: Between January 6-10, 2020

The CAT 2019 result will be announced anytime between January 6-10. IIM Kozikhode in its notification has stated that the result will be announced tentatively in the second week of January. Candidates can check their CAT 2019 result by logging in to the official website of CAT with their credentials to download the CAT 2019 scorecard.

Date: January 2, 2020
IIM Kozhikode likely to issue a notification about the date for the announcement of the CAT result. Find here how to check to CAT 2019 result.

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CAT exam and its importance???

Bhaskar Nakkina Student Expert 11th Dec, 2019


CAT is a National level Common Entrance test to pursue MBA in IIM's and Business Schools. To write CAT exam one  must have passed graduation from a recognised Board of University. Final year graduation students are also allowed to write the CAT exam. If you do MBA in an IIM or Top B school, the career and placement opportunities are excellent. As a fresher one can earn minimum 5-10 lakhs after MBA.

CAT exam is of 3 hours duration comprising of 3 sections namely Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data interpretation and Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude.


without cat exam any best college for two years full time mba course with course fee, hostel & mease charge

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 11th Dec, 2019
Most of the MBA colleges in India accept CAT score. But there are also many exams without CAT to get admission in Top MBA colleges. JBIMS, Mumbai, one of the most prestigious colleges in India accepts CAT/MAT/MHCET/CMAT/XAT scores also. Symbiosis Institute of Management, Pune doesn't require CAT Score. They have their own entrance exam i.e. SNAP. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, is one of the top B-schools in the country that doesnt require a CAT score for admission. The college conducts its own entrance test known as NMAT. FMS, New Delhi, IIFT, XLRI, JIMS Lucknow, Christ University don't require CAT score.

how to check cat 2019 answer key

Ameya Narendra Parkar 11th Dec, 2019
Dear Favas,
I would like to tell you that answer key of CAT 2019 is Available right now.
You can check it online, you can download the answer key of CAT 2019.
The PDF of CAT 2019 is available so it will help you while solving questions from CAT 2019.

I hope this information helps you

All the best

CAT and cmat percentile for NIAM jaipur???


Hi Simran

The CAT cutoff for NIAM Jaipur is mostly around 65- 70 percentile. The CMAT cutoff is around 45- 50 percentile.

But the CAT/ CMAT percentile has only 20% weightage in the selection process. You also have essay writing and group discussion which carry 20% weightage each. The personal interview carries 30% weightage along with 5% weightage of extempore or micro presentation and 5% of work experience. Hope it helps.


is there any scholarship give in cat exam clear ?

Pachigolla Hemanth 10th Dec, 2019

Hello Santosh Beck,

Scholarships will be  given based on merit based and not every institute provides scholarships .

  • Mostly scholarships provided by the institutions based on the merits .
  • Some of the institute even considering 12 marks also to providing scholarships.
  • Amity business school provides 100% scholarship one who scores above 93% and have 80% aggregate  in degree.50% scholarship one who obtain 83% and have 75%  in graduation
  • Indus business school provides different scholarship based on marks obtained like,
  1. merit cum based scholarships
  2. Cooperate scholarships
  3. Entrance test based Scholarships etc,

Many of the institute has there own way of providing scholarships.

for more details you can visit the below link..

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