CAT Notification 2019

CAT Notification 2019 has been released on Sunday, July 28, 2019 by IIM Kozhikode in all leading news papers with all the details. Two days before the CAT notification release, IIM Kozhikode hads released CAT 2019 Notification via Media Release. 

 

CAT 2019 Notification Highlights
CAT Notification Media Release on July 26, and CAT Notification 2019 on July 28 in news papers by IIM Kozhikode contains important features of CAT 2019 to be conducted by IIM Kozhikode on November 24, 2019. The CAT notification on July 26 was released online through web portals while the Notification on July 28 was released in print media. IIM Kozhikode who has released the CAT 2019 notification is conducting CAT exam this year. CAT 2019 Notification is a comprehensive information document about the CAT exam 2019 and contains details about the MBA admission 2020 in various management programmes offered by IIMs.

 

Prof. Shubhasis Dey, Convener, CAT 2019, has shared the following highlights and salient features of CAT 2019 exam:

  • CAT 2019 will be conducted on November 24, 2019 (Sunday) in two sessions
  • Registration for CAT 2019 will open on August 7, 2019 and will close on September 18, 2019
  • CAT 2019 will be conducted in test centres spread across approximately 156 cities
  • Candidates will be given the option to select four test cities in order of preference
  • Cities and centres will be assigned to the candidates only after the last date for CAT 2019 registration
  • Candidates need not rush to block slots and cities in the initial days of registration
  • The concerned authorities will try their best to assign candidates to their first preferred city. In case this is not possible, they will be assigned a city following their given order of preference. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted an alternate city
  • Candidates will not be able to select the session because it will be assigned randomly
  • Candidates must pay the registration fee through online payment modes only, which will include credit cards, debit cards and net banking
  • After submission of the application, candidates will be permitted to download their examination admit card from October 23, 2019 onwards, till the date of the test
  • The duration of the test will be 180 minutes
  • There will be three sections: Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension; Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning; Section III: Quantitative Ability
  • Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section
  • Some questions in each section may not be of multiple-choice type. Instead, direct answers will have to be typed on the screen
  • The tutorials will clearly explain this. In addition, we will allow use of a basic on- screen calculator for computation
  • The CAT website, which will go live on July 28, 2019, will contain a section on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that addresses some of the commonly asked queries regarding CAT 2019
  • Candidates may also contact the CAT helpdesk over email or phone
  • Tutorials to understand the format of the test will be available on the CAT website from October 16, 2019. Candidates are advised to work on the tutorials available on the CAT website well in advance.

CAT Notification Dates 2019
The important CAT exam 2019 notification release date and other details regarding the CAT Exam 2019 Notification release dates are given below. CAT 2019 Exam Notification contains all details about CAT exam - Registration dates, Admit card dates, CAT exam date and CAT Result Date. The CAT exam 2019 notification release date and time lines for CAT exam have remained as predicted earlier by MBAUniverse.com

CAT 2019 Notification Activity Schedule
Important Dates in CAT Notification 2019
CAT Notification Date 2019 through Web Portals
Saturday, July 26, 2019 (8 PM)
CAT Notification Release date in News Papers
Sunday, July 28, 2019

CAT Notification 2019: Key Points to Note
Apart from the CAT notification dates for all the CAT exam related activities, the CAT Notification contains various other CAT details like Programmes offered by IIMs, key exam related activities among others. The CAT Notification 2019 defines the CAT Eligibility to apply and details about the MBA programmes offered by all the 20 IIMs. Salient features of CAT 2019 Notification are:

  • CAT Notification 2019 has a list of 20 IIMs and programmes offered by them
  • Only those Management programmes offered by IIMs are mentioned in CAT notification where admission is offered through CAT exam
  • CAT 2019 Notification mentions the CAT exam date, number of sessions in which CAT exam will be conducted
  • The CAT notification 2019 describes the eligibility criteria to appear in CAT 2019 exam
  • CAT notification 2019 describes the changed reservation pattern of intake in IIMs consequent upon the changes in reservation policy announced by Government of India
  • As per CAT 2019 Exam Notification, CAT exam will be conducted on 24th November 2019 (Sunday) in two sessions.
  • CAT 2019 Notification announces to open the Registration for CAT 2019 on 7th August, 2019 and will close it on 18th September, 2019.
  • CAT 2019 Notification contains the names and numbers of CAT test centres which are spread across approximately 156 cities.
  • CAT Exam Notification clarifies regarding the options to be given to candidates to select number of test cities in order of preference.
  • CAT Exam Notification further describes when the test Cities and centres will be assigned to the candidates. Since 2014, each CAT Notification has clarified that the CAT centres are allotted only after the last date for CAT 2019 registration is over. Accordingly CAT exam notification suggests that candidates need not rush to block slots and cities in the initial days of registration.
  • CAT 2019 notification advises the mode of payment of CAT 2019 exam fee. Candidates must pay the registration fee through online payment modes only, which includes credit cards, debit cards and net banking.
  • CAT 2019 Notification clarifies how to submit the application for CAT
  • CAT Notification shares information about the admit card availability after submission of the application. Candidates will be permitted to download their examination admit card from 23rd October, 2019 onwards, till the date of test.
  • CAT Notification 2019 shares information about the CAT score card availability date.
  • The duration of the test as per CAT Notification 2019, will be 180 minutes. There will be three sections:

Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Section III: Quantitative Ability

  • Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.
  • The CAT Notification 2019 clarifies what further information would be available on CAT website for example it contains a section on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) that addresses some of the commonly asked queries regarding CAT 2019.
  • CAT Notification 2019 has CAT helpdesk number as well as CAT exam centre Mail ID.
  • A paragraph with information on IIM admission process in CAT Notification 2019 is also inserted to apprise the candidates to know about the Admission details.

CAT Notification: Actual Image
Previous year CAT Notification is given below. The details contained in this CAT notification  clarifies the actual details available in CAT Notification:

 

CAT Notification 2019: Media Release
Two days before the CAT Exam 2019 Notification Release Date in new papers, IIM Kozhikode has sent the media release about CAT Notification to web portals and media. The CAT 2019 Media Release also contains details about CAT 2019 exam date, pattern, registration, result, IIM admission process among other key information items as released in CAT notification.

 

Last Year Media Release for CAT Exam
July 28, 2018, Kolkata: Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will be releasing the notification for the Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018) in newspapers across the country on 29th July, 2018 (Sunday). According to Prof. Sumanta Basu, Convener, CAT 2018, following are some of the salient features of CAT 2018:

  • CAT 2018 will be conducted on 25th November 2018 (Sunday) in two sessions.
  • Registration for CAT 2018 will open on 8th August, 2018 and will close on 19th September, 2018.
  • CAT 2018 will be conducted in test centres spread across approximately 147 cities.
  • Candidates will be given the option to select 4 test cities in order of preference. Cities and centres will be assigned to the candidates only after the last date for CAT 2018 registration and hence candidates need not rush to block slots and cities in the initial days of registration.
  • Concerned authority will try their best to assign candidates to their first preferred city. In case it is not possible, they will be assigned a city following their given order of preference. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted an alternate city. However, candidates will not be able to select the session because it will be assigned randomly.
  • Candidates must pay the registration fee through online payment modes only, which will include credit cards, debit cards and net banking.
  • After submission of the application, candidates will be permitted to download their examination admit card from 24th October, 2018 onwards, till the date of test.
  • The duration of the test will be 180 minutes. There will be three sections:

o Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension o Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning o Section III: Quantitative Ability

  • Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.
  • Some questions in each section may not be of multiple-choice type. Instead, direct answers will have to be typed on the screen. The tutorials will clearly explain this. Also, we will allow use of basic on- screen calculator for computation.
  • Tutorial to understand the format of the test will be available on the CAT website from 17th October 2018. Candidates are advised to work on the tutorials available on the CAT website well in advance.
  • The CAT website contains a section on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) that addresses some of the commonly asked queries regarding CAT 2018. Candidates may also contact the CAT helpdesk over email or phone.

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 is the mandatory entrance exam for admission to MBA/PGDM 2020-22 programmes in all the 20 IIMs, FMS Delhi, SPJIMR Mumbai, MDI Gurugram, IMI New Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, JBIMS Mumbai, TAPMI Manipal and other hundreds of highly ranked B-schools in India. One or other older IIM conducts CAT every year. This year the responsibility to convene CAT is assigned to IIM Calcutta.

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