CAT 2020 Latest News and Updates
CAT Exam 2020 Latest News and Updates - Indian Institute of Management, Indore will be conducting CAT 2020 on November 29 as per the convener of IIM Indore. According to the convenor of CAT 2020, the official website is now live since July 29. CAT 2020 will be conducted in the same manner as it was held last year in 2019 that is the exam will be held in two slots on a single day in computer based mode. Meanwhile, IIM Indore has asked the non-IIM educational institutes to fill the application form and the memorandum of understanding on or before July 15 if they wish to use CAT 2020 scores for the purpose of admission in the academic year 2021. Common Admission Test more commonly known as CAT is a national level entrance exam which is conducted on a rotational basis by IIMs annually. Every year more than 2 lakhs candidates register themselves for CAT. Read the complete article to stay informed about all the CAT 2020 latest news and updates.
Latest: CAT 2020 will be conducted on November 29. CAT registration 2020 began from August 5.
CAT 2020 Latest News and Updates
Candidates can check all the important news and updates related to the Common Admission Test in the links that are provided under various subheads.
CAT Official Website
The convenor of CAT has stated that the official website of CAT 2020 is launched on July 29. The official website of CAT will contain all the important details pertaining to the Common Admission Test. Candidates will get to know about all the dates related to the CAT exam in the official website.
CAT Notification 2020
The official notification of CAT 2020 will be released on July 29 as per the CAT exam dates 2020. The same will also be published by IIM Indore in the newspaper. Details pertaining to CAT registration start and end date, correction details, exam pattern of CAT 2020, mock tests of CAT, issuance of CAT admit card 2020 and all will be provided under the CAT 2020 notification.
CAT 2020 - IIM Indore to conduct the exam
According to the official notification released by IIM Indore, CAT 2020 will be conducted by IIM Indore. The exam date of CAT 2020 will be conducted on November 29. Last year IIM Kozhikode conducted CAT 2019 in computer-based mode in two shifts on November 29.
CAT Registration 2020
IIM Indore started the CAT 2020 registration in online mode from August 5, 2020. Candidates are advised to check the CAT eligibility criteria 2020 before registering themselves. CAT exam 2020 is considered to be one of the toughest MBA entrance exams in India.
End of Registration of CAT 2020
IIM Indore will close the CAT registration 2020 tentatively in the third week of September 2020. The exact date will be notified soon in CAT 2020 Latest News and Updates.
Edit Window For CAT 2020 Application Form
In case of any mistakes in the application form of CAT 2020, candidates will also be provided with the facility of making corrections through the edit / correction window. The CAT application correction window will be available tentatively from the last week of September 2020.
CAT Mock Test 2020
For the purpose of making candidates aware of the exam day scenario and helping them to prepare, IIM Indore will also provide the facility of CAT 2020 mock test October 16, 2020.
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CAT Admit Card 2020
Post closure of the correction window, the CAT 2020 admit card will be released by IIM Indore on October 28, 2020.
As mentioned earlier CAT exam 2020 will be conducted by IIM Indore on November 29. Note that IIM does not provide any official CAT 2020 syllabus. Hence candidates are requested to refer to the following links for the purpose of preparation.
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CAT Response Sheet 2020
The CAT 2020 response sheet will be released tentatively in the first week of December 2020. All the test takers will be able to check the response sheet of CAT 2020 which will also have the questions. By logging from their CAT ID and password, candidates will be able to access the same.
CAT Answer Key 2020
Most likely the final answer key of CAT 2020 will be released in the second week of December 2020.
CAT Result 2020
The CAT 2020 result is likely to be declared in the first week of January 2021. No candidate will get the hard copy of CAT result 2020.
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Questions related to CAT
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 :)
Im in final year 7th semester engineering now but my 6th sem result are not yet out so What should I write in graduation part of cat form? should I write my 5th sem marks?
Abhishek,according to the Registration guide manual available at: https://cdn.digialm.com//per/g01/pub/756/ASM/WebPortal/17/PDF/Registration_Guide_CAT_2020.pdf, you need to enter the aggregate of marks or percentage obtained for the semesters completed to date. Going by that, even if you are in your 7th semester now, because you only have results announced until your 5th semester, you should calculate the aggregate or percentage of marks scored until the 5th semester and mention them in the given column. But before that please make sure that you have selected "Yes" for the question, "Are you in the final year of your Bachelor's degree?" Only then will you be able to fill in these details. Because you are in your Final year, you also need a proforma obtained by your Principal or HOD. https://cdn.digialm.com//per/g01/pub/756/ASM/WebPortal/17/PDF/Final_Year_Certificate_2020.pdf This certificate is to enable you to appear for CAT 2020 as you haven't yet completed your Graduation but are in your Final year of Graduation.
What to fill in CAT caste number column
Saurabh, you haven't mentioned your Category. This serial/entry/certificate number in the CAT registration form is for OBC Category students. Please visit http://www.ncbc.nic.in/User_Pane... (http://www.ncbc.nic.in/User_Panel/CentralListStateView.aspx) Click on your State and search for your Caste using Ctrl+F. Under the entry column, see the number corresponding to your Caste and enter that in the CAT application form. For example, lets say your Category number is 20, then you have to mention 20 as your Caste number in the Column.
what are the benefits in writing cat?how much minimum mark is required to get scholarship in cat? blue print and syllabus of cat 2020
CAT is the entrance examination for admission to Post Graduate Management Courses to as many as 20 IIMs and almost 1000 participating Institutions. So if you write CAT, you can apply for these Institutions to study MBA. And there is no minimum marks per se. Scholarships are offered by the Institutions in which you get admission in.
CAT is an online examination of 3 hours duration.The questions in the exam will be of MCQ and TITA type totaling 100 questions. MCQ are multiple choice questions, for which candidates get multiple answer choices. Each Question has 3 marks and a wrong answer takes away 1 mark. However Type in the Answer questions are exempted from Negative Marking.
CAT exam paper can be Categorised into 3 parts:
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
The Verbal Ability section and Reading Comprehension has 34 Questions, Data interpretation-Logical Reasoning section has 32 MCQ questions and Quantitative Ability has 34 MCQ questions totalling up to 100 questions. Each Question has 3 marks and a wrong answer takes away 1 mark.
Quantitative Aptitude covers almost 30% of the CAT question paper. QA can be categorised into Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Advanced Mathematics. Practise chapter by chapter and develop mental calculations. Like practise more of basic summation, subtraction, fractions and tables. Numbers, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio, Proportionality, Time-Distance, Time-Work, Mixtures, Averages, Partnership, Permutation and Combinations, Probability, Set Theory, Progression and Series, Line, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Polygon, Circles, Ares, Volume, Height and Distance, Coordinate Geometry, Basic Trigonometry are few important topics.
In Verbal Ability session, command on your English, Grammar, Vocabulary, Understanding of the given paragraph are of more importance. Reading English NewsPaper will also help you in your preparation.
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning needs to be practised as much as possible. Comparison of data, Data Analysis, taking clues, interpreting missing data, coming to conclusions and making future projections will be covered under this Category. The questions here are interlinked and so if you get one formula correct, cracking the next few questions will be easy. So it's important to memorise and practise formulae. You should cover topics like Data tables, Data Charts, Bar Diagrams, Pie Charts, Graphs, Data Comparison and Analysis.