IIM Bangalore conducts CAT 2016 on December 4: Live updates from centres
CAT 2016 has been conducted by IIM Bangalore on December 4 in two slots, 9am-12pm and 2:30pm to 5:30pm at 138 test centres across India. It is likely that around 2 lakh candidates appeared in the test. This year, a total of 2,32,434 aspirants applied for CAT; which has increased by six per cent as compared to last year’s registrations. CAT 2016 will be administered online comprising 100 questions divided into three sections.
The candidates were allowed to enter from 7:30 am, while the entry gates closed at 8 am. However, some of the centres allowed a few late entries. Like last year, the test is held with an assistance of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as a testing partner.
On the basis of students reaction, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning(DI&LR) section was on the difficult side compared to Quantitative Ability. The Verbal Reading Comprehension was on easy to moderate side wth comprehensions being lengthy but easy. CAT 2016 had around 25 non-MCQs across sections. Last year as well, CAT had a few difficult questions in the DI&LR section while verbal reading comprehension section was on the easier scale of difficulty level.
Careers360 brings to you the time wise updates from the centres.
5:30 pm: CAT Slot 2 test concludes.
2:30 pm: CAT 2016 Slot 2 begins.
1:45 pm: No more entry allowed, as gates completely closes while some late comers plead for entries.
1:35 pm: Some of the test centres' gate close down as CAT Slot to begin in next few minutes.
1:15 pm: The test centre authorities ask the candidates to check their roll numbers and enter their exam halls as some candidates wait for their turn.
1:00 pm: The entry for second slot begins, as CAT applicants queue in to enter their respective examination halls.
12:30 pm: The candidates from second slot interact with the first slot test takers to get an idea about what to expect from the exam.
12:15 pm: Candidates for the second slot of CAT 2016 start reaching the centre.
12:00 noon: CAT 2016 first slot test over. Overall test was on moderate to difficult side
9:00 am: CAT 2016 first slot begins.
8:15 am: Late comers start rushing towards the centre. Although initially, the centre authorities do not allow them but after much request, they agree to open the gates.
8:00 am: Entry gates open. Test centre authorities allow the candidates to go inside after checking their admit card and identity proof.
7:45 am: More candidates start reaching the centre as the entry will start from 8 am.
7:30 am: Test takers start checking the instructions and seating arrangements displayed outside the centre
7:00 am: Few candidates start reaching the test centre beating the cold weather and dense fog
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I belong to Muslim Minority. This year I am expecting 415 Neet score. Is their a chance of getting seat in any Minority College Cat. A ( Deccan, Shahdan, VRK, AAyan). Please let me know.
Muslim Minority Category falls under BC in a broader spectrum and BC-E. With a score of 415, you might hve a border line chance with Ayan Institute of Medical Sciences. The rest of the Colleges have higher cut offs. Having said that, this is based on 2019 data and cut offs change every year. Cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, top NEET score and difficulty of the exam. For a complete list of colleges that you may have a shot at, please use our College predictor: https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-college-predictor?icn=QnA&ici=qna_answer
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Hi, I am appearing for cat 2020, When should i apply for FMS , whether after cat exam or before the cat exam in October to November?
As per your query, FMS Delhi opens the online portal for registration from october and it closes in november . You have to register for the same before CAT Exam that is on 29th Nov.
The guidelines for registration are:
- Candidates with minimum 50% marks at the graduation level (SC/ST: Passing marks; OBC/ PWD/CW: 45% as per the University rules) or equivalent CGPA. Candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.
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- Pay the Application Fee
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Application Fee and Registration:
Mode of Application:
All candidates are required to register using the online registration system available on FMS website
- FMS Application Fees: Rs. 1,000/- for all other category applicants, Rs. 350/- for SC/ST/PWD for each programme. Candidates who wish to apply for more than one programme are required to register and pay separately for each programme.
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