CAT 2017 Examaintion Admit Card Released, Download Now


CAT 2017 Examination Admit Cards has been released today (25th October 2017) on the official website, Candidates who were eagerly waiting for the admit card can download it online. The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow previously extended the CAT 2017 Online Registration date to September 25th, 2017 (5:00 pm). Candidates who have registered themselves correctly can easily get access to their respective admit card.

Candidates have a month time to download their Admit Cards for CAT examination, Candidates can download their CAT examination admit card from 25th October 2017 to 26th November 2017.

As the admit card has been released candidates can download it from the official website, by logging into their personal panel and entering their roll number and date of birth can easily download their respective admit card for 2017 CAT examination. It has been officially announced that admit card is a must and no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without. Other than it candidates have to carry a valid identity proof.

Keep in mind that the mock test for CAT2017 will be available in the last week of October. Also it is to be noted that candidates who indicate their interest for IIM Indore PGP while applying for CAT 2017 will be considered for PGP (both Indore & Mumbai campus) of IIM Indore. Final selection will be as per the admission procedure for the respective programme.

The Common Admission Test (CAT2017) will be conducted on November 26 in 140 Test Cities across India. The Candidates will have an option to select 4 Test Cities in order of preference. The CAT entrance examination is conducted for admission to these 20 IIMs and more than 100 institutes across India. The elite IIMs are at:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Amritsar
  • Bangalore
  • Bodh Gaya
  • Calcutta
  • Indore
  • Jammu
  • Kashipur
  • Kozhikode
  • Lucknow
  • Nagpur
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Rohtak
  • Sambalpur
  • Shillong
  • Sirmaur
  • Tiruchirappalli
  •  Udaipur
  • Visakhapatnam

Candidates with 50% mark to be eligible to apply for CAT2017 and 45% for the graduates under reserved categories. There will be separate notifications from IIM Ahmedabad, PGPEM & PGPPM Programmes of IIM Bangalore, EPGP of IIM Indore, and EFPM & EPGPM of IIM Kashipur, PGP-ABM & PGP-SM of IIM Lucknow, PGPWE of IIM Raipur, PGDHRM of IIM Ranchi, EPGP of IIM Rohtak, PGPEX of RGIIM Shillong and PGPBM of IIM Tiruchirappalli for their management courses such as PGP-FABM & ePGP.

The duration of the Exam will be 180 minutes. The exam will go through two sessions. Two different test forms shall be given in two test sessions. And the students will be selected on the basis of marks they have scored. As the admission to the IIMs will be done on the following basis:

  • Written Ability Test (WAT)
  • Group Discussion (GD)
  • Personal Interviews (PI)

And the candidates’ with previous academic scores, work experiences may be taken into consideration for short-listing. The IIMs will soon also release a tutorial to understand the format of the test on October 18. Candidates must work on the tutorials available on the website well in advance.

For more details candidate can visit the official website.


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