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CAT Exam Application 2021

There are two levels to get an entry for the CAT Exam

1. Registration Process:

The CAT registration can be done on the official website There are a few instructions to follow before you register for the CAT exam.

  • Make sure that you own an authentic and individual email address and mobile number. Assure that you maintain the same email address and mobile number till the CAT admission process is completed.
  • Go through your eligibility review by connecting to the eligibility document on the website.

Read the given instructions properly

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To generate OTP, the candidate needs to fill in all required/mandatory details to complete the CAT 2021 registration like

  • Candidate Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Email Address
  • Country
  • Mobile Number

After filling in the above data in the CAT form, click on the “Generate OTP” tab.

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Enter the security code displayed on the screen on a new page and check the box which says 'I Agree.' Click on the "Submit: tab to authenticate the CAT 2021 registration form.

Finishing of the Registration Process gets candidates an id and password on their enlisted email id and portable number.

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2. CAT Application Form/Process:

The candidates are redirected to the page where they must fill the CAT application form and it demands the candidates to fill up the following details:

  • Personal Details
  • Academic Details
  • Work Experience
  • Programs
  • Test City
  • Payment
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3. CAT Exam Fees/Payment:

The CAT exam fee has been changed from Rs 1,900 to Rs 2,000 for General category students. For SC/ST/PwD candidates, the fee has been increased from Rs 950 to Rs 1,000.

The authorities have given several alternatives to make payments and also include the options like Credit/Debit Card and Net Banking.

Category Registration/Application Fees
SC/ST/PwD candidates Rs. 1000
General category candidates Rs. 2000

*The payment process is in online mode.

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SC, ST, and PwD aspirants need to upload a copy of their SC/ST/PwD certificates at the period of registration. Fees once paid cannot be refunded under any conditions.

Mode of payment:

  • Debit card
  • E-wallet
  • Net banking
  • Credit card
  • Cashcard

The CAT application form is published by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) official CAT website and candidates are required to fill the details in the form. The applicants need to be attentive while filling in the details as any errors should not occur and following it may result in the cancellation of the application form.

4. CAT Admit Card:

CAT admit card is an obligatory record to be taken to the test place. Disappointment in conveying the CAT 2021 admit card at the test center can prompt preclusion from taking the CAT test. Along these lines, the applicants must download their admit cards before the CAT test day.

Candidates can download the admit card by following the below-mentioned steps.

  • Click on the official website of CAT
  • And click on the download CAT 2021 admit card tab.
  • Enter login characters User ID and Password.
  • A pop-up will appear on the page which will say that the CAT application form has been submitted favorably and then click on the tab “close”
  • The finished form and data related to applicant details of CAT will be displayed on the screen.
  • Click on the download admit card tab
  • A new page will open which will display the test center address and shift time and then click where it is addressed admit card.
  • CAT admit card 2021 will be downloaded into the system.
  • Check all details mentioned on the admit card and take its print out.

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Instructions to follow

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It is mandatory to carry one of the photo Id proof-like

  • Voter ID Card
  • Adhar Card
  • Passport
  • PAN Card and any other valid Id.

No. There is no age guidance or age limit defined.
Photograph, Disability Certificate, Final Year Certificate, SC/ST Certificate, PwD Certificate.
No. Aspirants must attend the exam at the allotted examination center.
No. There are no negative marks for Non-MCQs.
CAT admit card, Photo ID Proof, Name Change Document, COVID-19 related items.
Not exactly the syllabus, but the 3 sections Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Syllabus, and Verbal Reasoning Syllabus.
Payment is to be done online.
One can download their own admit cards by using their CAT login ID.
Overall CAT 2021 score of 120+ gets you 99 percentile.
There are 3 sections in the CAT exam.

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