CAT 2017 application to end on September 25, Apply now

CAT-application-ends-September-20CAT or Common Admission Test application process will end on September 25, 2017, at 5 pm. CAT aspirants who are yet to apply for the most sought after MBA entrance test which is the gateway to 20 IIMs and over 100 B-schools across India, should not delay any more. The application process had commenced from August 9, 2017. Following previous years’ trend, CAT 2017 application process is completely online.

Aspirants have to first register by filling up the CAT Registration Form with basic information such as name, date of birth and contact details. IIMs will generate CAT User ID and Password for further rounds of the application process.

 

Prof. Neeraj Dwivedi, CAT 2017 Convenor suggests, “After the initial registration, the application form can be completed in multiple sittings, so candidates should carefully review before finally submitting. We advise the candidates to have a look at the registration guide and video available on CAT website. It is also advised that they keep all the documents required to be uploaded ready and adhere to the file size limits. Candidates should also keep all information handy before filling in the form and do a final check of all information filled before making payment.”

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The documents to keep handy before beginning the CAT 2017 application form filling process are as follows:

  • Proper email address and mobile number

  • Class X admit card and identity proof

  • Mark sheets from Class X to Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree (if applicable)

  • Work experience certificate

  •  Certificates to upload for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, NC-OBC and PWD category candidates

  • Photograph and signature to be uploaded

  • Credit/Debit Card or Netbanking credentials

Steps to apply for CAT 2017

 

The registered candidates have to follow the steps given below for completing the CAT application process.

  • Login to the CAT website with the given credentials

  • The application form is divided into five sections such as Personal, Academics, Work Experience, Programmes and Payment

  • Applicants have to upload their photograph and signature of given resolution and dimension. The photograph should be of 30 mm x 45 mm. The dimension for the signature is 80 mm x 35 mm. The file size in both cases should not exceed 80 KB. The photograph and signature should be in .jpg or .jpeg format.

  • While filling up the CAT application form, candidates have to select IIM programmes and four cities in order of preference. IIM Lucknow would allot the CAT exam centre based on the preference and availability of the centre.

Aspirants who have completed the registration process but have not paid the application fee yet, should not delay further. The payment options and methods for CAT 2017 are as follows:

 

CAT 2017 Application Fee payment details

Service

Transaction Processing Fee

Net Banking

Rs. 18 per transaction for HDFC/ICICI/Axis Bank/SBI and Rs. 15 for rest of the banks

Credit Card (Visa/Master)

1.20 per cent of the value of transaction

Credit Card (American Express/Diners)

2.85 per cent of the value of transaction

Debit Card (Visa/Master)

1. 0.75 per cent of Transaction amount for value upto Rs 2000

 

2. 1.00 per cent of Transaction amount for value above Rs 2000

Cash Card and Wallet

1.75 per cent of the value of transaction

It is mandatory to select the 'I Agree' checkbox in the Declaration section before you click the Submit and Pay button and proceed to the payment gateway.

 

Application Confirmation

 

You will receive a confirmation email from conducting authorities after your CAT 2017 application process is over. The email will also contain communication on additional details such as admit card download window etc.

 

Advising CAT 2017 aspirants, Prof. Dwivedi states, “Candidates should take due care in filling the details while going through the application process. Also, they should not wait for the last date to complete the application process but complete it early. This will help them avoid any unfortunate situations arising due to payment failure or other issues.”


The CAT 2017 admit card will be available from October 18, 2017, 1 PM onwards. The tutorial for CAT 2017 will also be available from the same date.

 

CAT 2017 will be held on November 26, 2017, in 2 slots across 140 cities. As per the CAT 2018 exam pattern, the entrance test will be divided into 3 sections with a duration of 3 hrs. There will be a sectional time limit of 1 hour for the candidates to answer each of the section. There will be some non-MCQ questions in each section which will not carry any choice of answers. A basic on-screen calculator will be provided for calculation purposes. Each question will carry 3 marks and each wrong answer, except Non-MCQs, where negative marking scheme is not applied.

 

Last year, 2,32,434 candidates had registered for CAT out of which 1,95,000 appeared for the test. 

 

Also Read

How to fill CAT 2017 Application Form - Step by Step Guide

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