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IIM CAT: CAT Exam Notification | Common Admission Test | CAT Online Application Form

CAT Exam 2010 Notification:

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) will be conducting the CAT in 2010-2011 and CAT Advertisement appeared in leading newspapers on August 22 2010.

CAT is conduct by Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) as a pre-requisite for admission to various management programmes of IIMs. These programmes are

1.  Post Graduate Programmes in Management
IIM Ahmedabad PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-PMP
IIM Bangalore PGP, PGSEM and PGPPM
IIM Indore PGP and EPGP
IIM Kozhikode PGP
IIM Lucknow PGP and PGP-ABM
RGIIM Shillong PGP

2.  Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.] of IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, and IIM Lucknow

How to apply for CAT 2010:

Sale of CAT 2010 Vouchers: The CAT 2010 vouchers can be obtained from selected Axis Bank branches between Monday, 30 August – Monday, 27 September 2010 for Rs. 1400/- (Rs. 700/- for SC/ST candidates)

Important Dates:

Sale of CAT Vouchers: Monday, 30 August 2010 – Monday, 27 September 2010

Registration for CAT 2010: Monday, 30 August 2010 – Thursday, 30 September 2010

CAT Test Dates: Wednesday, 27 October 2010 – Wednesday, 24 November 2010

CAT Result: Wednesday 12 January 2011

CAT Eligibility:

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA)categories], awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case the candidates are awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained the bachelor’s degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. IIMs may verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process, the details of which are provided at Selection Process of IIMs.

Prospective candidates must maintain a valid and unique email account throughout the selection process.

For More Details

CAT Centre
C/O Admission Office
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow,
Prabandh Nagar, Off Sitapur Road, Lucknow 226 013

Phone: 0522 – 2736681/82

Fax: 0522 – 2734025


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