The CAT exam pattern has been changed following 6 years in 2020 because of COVID-19. Till a year ago, the CAT was being directed on the example presented in 2014. There has been no significant change in the test example and test structure, aside from a couple of changes in the appropriation of inquiries and kinds of questions.
|Previous Year||Changes in 2020|
|2 exam slots||Has been increased to 3|
|180 minutes of duration||Reduced to 120 minutes|
|Application fees 1200 to GC and 950 to SC/ST/PwD||Increased from Rs. 1900 to Rs. 2000 and Rs. 950 to Rs. 1000|
|Can select up to 4 cities for allotment of CAT exam center||Increased to 6 cities|
|CAT 2021 Events||Date|
|Notification||4th Week of July 2021|
|Registration Starts||1st Week of August 2021|
|Registration Ends||3rd Week of September 2021|
|Release of the CAT mock test||October 2021|
|CAT 2021 admit card||1st or 2nd week of October 2021|
|CAT 2021 Exam||November 2021|
|Release of Answer Key||December 2021|
|CAT Result||2nd Week of January 2022|
Competitors applying for the assessment must know about the cutoff times for Application Procedure, Admit Card Download, and Declaration of Result.
The candidate who wants to appear in the CAT exam must reach the eligibility criteria mentioned below.
There is no age restriction and the number of attempts for the CAT Exam. The degree certificates which are awarded to the students must have recognized by the Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development or under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1965.
Competitors who will show up for the test can check the exam pattern of CAT 2021 which demonstrates the all outnumber of various areas and the inquiries that will be posted in every one of them.
According to the new addition in CAT exam pattern 2020, applicants will be given precisely 40 minutes for solving questions in each section and they will not be allowed to shift from one section to different while answering questions in a section.
|Number of Questions||100|
|Total Duration||2 Hours|
|Question Types||MCQs and Non-MCQs (TITA)|
|Total Sections||Quantitative Aptitude|
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension|
|Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation|
It is necessary to understand the CAT marking system before appearing for the exam.
CAT exam centers have been extended across 156 test centers. Applicants will be provided the choice to pick any 6 test cities in form of their decision. If the initially selected city is not available, the city chosen as the second choice will be granted to the applicant.
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