CAT is an high level online competition exam which was conducted every year by Indian Institute of Management (IIM). CAT is a computer based test held annually for admissions in elite B-Schools in India. Common Admission Test (CAT 2017) exam will be conducted on Sunday, 26th November, 2017 in two sessions.

A. Examination Pattern

Name of the sections Multiple choice Questions Non Multiple choice Questions Total Number of Questions Marks Time Duration
Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC) 24 10 34 102 60 minutes
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) 24 8 32 96 60 minutes
Quantitative Ability(QA) 27 7 34 102 60 minutes
Total 75 25 100 300 180 minutes (03 hours)

B. Fee Details

S NO Category Name Application Fee
1 SC/ST/ Persons with disability (PwD) Rs. 900/-
2 General/OBC Rs.1800/-

C. Important Dates

S NO Name of Exams Date
1 Registration opens 9th August, 2017
2 Registration closes 20th September, 2017 (5:00pm)
3 Admit Card download 18th October to 26th November, 2017
4 Test Date 26th November, 2017
5 Result Declaration Second week of January, 2018 (Tentative)


1. The Candidate should be the citizen of India.

2. There is no age limit for the candidates appearing in CAT-2017.

3. Candidate should be a graduate and having HSC degree in any stream from a recognized University/Institute.

4. The Candidates who are eligible for CAT-2017 those candidates are required to submit the final result card of their qualifying degree before CAT Selection Process.

5. The Candidate should be having minimum 50% marks in the qualifying degree. The Candidates who are belonging to the reserved category (SC/ST/Physically Disabled) are given the relaxation of 5% marks in the same.


Each correct answer will be Awarded with 3 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

To read the Official Notification click the link given below:

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