CAT Exam 2018

CAT Notification 2018 Released - Check CAT Schedule Here

CAT Notification 2018 - On 28 July, IIM Calcutta has released the CAT 2018 notification through a press release. CAT notification 2018 provides the list of CAT dates, number of cities, and other important points of the exam. Also, CAT notification will be available on the official website of CAT exam 2018. CAT notification 2018 will contain various details about the exam i.e. eligibility, reservations, registration fees, important dates, test centres, list of IIMs, etc. CAT registration will be online and start from 8 August 2018 while admit card will be available 24 October 2018.

Common Admission Test 2018 will be held in a computer-based mode in the English language. There will be a total of 100 questions (both MCQs and non-MCQs). The questions will be based on topics like Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. CAT registration process is expected to start from the second week of August while the admit card will be available from the last week of October 2018. Go through this page for more details on CAT notification 2018.

Latest Update: CAT 2018 Notification available from 28 July. Check link below for IIM Calcutta CAT press release 2018.

CAT Notification 2018 Dates

As mentioned above, only the date for the release of CAT notification and exam date has been announced. However, a table is being given below providing the list of tentative dates regarding CAT 2018. The list of CAT important dates 2018 below is being prepared on the basis of previous year schedule.


CAT Dates

CAT Notification to be released

29 July 2018

CAT Registration starts

8 August 2018

Last date for CAT Registration

19 September 2018

CAT Admit Card to be issued

24 October 2018

CAT Exam Date 2018

25 November 2018

CAT Result 2018

January 2nd week 2019


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CAT Notification 2018 Details

On the CAT notification, the following details of CAT 2018 that is available -

  1. CAT Important Dates 2018
  2. List of IIMs
  3. CAT Eligibility Criteria
  4. Registration Fees for all the categories
  5. Reservation Norms
  6. Number of Test Cities 
  7. One Disclaimer regarding the announcement
  8. An important note regarding the email ID and mobile number

CAT Notification 2018 - Download Here

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

Few details regarding the eligibility norms of the test will be available on the CAT notification 2018. It is necessary for management aspirants to become familiar with the eligibility norms of CAT 2018. Failing to meet any of CAT eligibility criteria 2018 will lead to cancellation of the candidature on or before the admission process. As per CAT eligibility norms, candidates must make sure that they have a Bachelor's degree from a recognized University with at least 50% or equal CGPA. CAT aspirants must note that the CAT eligibility criteria will vary with the category of the candidates.

CAT Application Form 2018

Management aspirants willing to appear for CAT must make sure that they fill in the application form before the last date. To apply for CAT 2018, candidates must make sure that they register for the test first. Only after successful CAT registration, candidates will be able to access and fill the CAT Application Form 2018. While filling the CAT registration form, aspirants must make sure that they fill in all the details correctly. In case of any error in the application details, the candidature will be cancelled on or before the admission procedure.

CAT Notification 2018 Expected Changes

Every year, candidates are surprised with the changes that the conducting IIMs introduce. This year, IIM Calcutta will be announcing CAT 2018 and candidates can expect few new changes and surprises. Some of the changes experienced or expected of CAT 2018 are as follows -

  • CAT exam date 2018: This year, at least two months before the expected time period, the exam date of CAT was announced
  • CAT exam sessions: Its been many years that CAT aspirants have been asking for at least two-day exam session i.e. conducting the test at least in two days span instead of one
  • CAT exam pattern 2018: For years, CAT is becoming more friendly to candidates from non-engineering background. Thus, aspirants can expect number of non-MCQs this year as compared to previous years
  • CAT Mock Test: Just like the availability of CAT exam date, candidates can expect the availability of CAT Mock Test much earlier than the last years.

About CAT 2018

IIM CAT is one of the most reputed management entrance exam held across the nation. Every year, lakhs of management aspirants appear for the test. Each year, one of the IIMs conduct the entrance test across various Indian cities. CAT is being held in a computer-based mode and it contains both MCQs and non-MCQs covering topics such as Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, and Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension. There will be a total of 100 questions and for each correct answer, 3 marks will be awarded. For MCQs, there is a negative marking of 1 mark. The CAT result will be accepted by the 20 IIMs and various other management institutes.

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