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CAT Exam Counselling - Selection Process

The students who get qualified in the exam will receive a call letter from the examination authority. Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak handles the selection process of new 9 IIMs and the rest of the IIMs conducts the process individually.

  • The candidate will receive a call letter to the registered mail id.
  • The call letter includes information like Date-Venue-Slot of WAT and PI and registration Link.

Applicants have to bring the documents required during the reporting

  • 10th Class Mark Sheet
  • Class 12th Mark Sheet
  • Bachelors Degree Certificate
  • Interview Letter
  • CAT Rank Card
  • Reservation Certificate

After the verification of the document is done the candidate should visit the official website of the college and

  • Fill the registration form.
  • Decide and lock your choice before submission.
  • Once you receive an intimation to the registered email, confirm the seat.
  • After confirmation of the seat, pay the visit to the grantee institution and give in the seat allotment order.

CAT Exam Selection Procedure:

The admission to the particular institute determined on candidates’ performance in Written Ability Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview.

The students are asked to write an essay to check their analytical reasoning capacity and how they express or convey their views/opinions on topics like Democracy in India, Demonetization in India, and likewise.

Admission Process:

The admission process through CAT score into IIMs and other management institutes begin after the CAT result are declared in January. Immediately after the CAT result announcement, the IIMs begin the short listing process of candidates for WAT-PI. In this procedure, candidates have to upload their CAT score records on the standard website of their aspired IIM.

The institutes then evaluate each candidate's CAT marks against the final cut off and academic profile to generate a record of students who can attend in Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview. IIM admission cycle of each of the 20 organizations goes on for 3-4 months and the classes start from June-July. The confirmation system of non-IIMs additionally gets throughout around a similar time.

Includes 3 rounds:

  • Result and Shortlisting
  • WAT and GD-PI rounds
  • Final Selection and Eligibility Verification

Documents to be given at the time of WAT/GD and PI:

  • IIM interview call letter
  • CAT marks card
  • The degree/graduation mark sheet and certificate
  • Class 10 and 12 marks sheet and certificate
  • Reservation category (SC/ST) record document (if applicable)

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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