CAT 2022 Exam Date Released, Check Details Here

CAT Exam Date 2022: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore has released the notifications regarding the Common Admission Test (CAT) exam dates, eligibility criteria and more on its official website: iimcat.ac.in. As per the official notification, the CAT 2022 registration began on August 3, 2022 and will end on September 14, 2022. The CAT admit card will be released between September 27 and November 27, 2022.Β 

The CAT exam date is November 27, 2022. The exam will be a computer-based test. Additionally, according to the notification, the CAT 2022 results would be disclosed somewhere during the second week of January 2023. A total of 150 cities across India will host the CAT exam. The exam will have three sections: Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension; Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning; and Section III: Quantitative Ability. The exam will take 120 minutes. Candidates will have 40 minutes to complete each section .

Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) categories will have to pay Rs. 1150 as an application fee for the CAT 2022 exam, while all other categories need to pay Rs. 2300.

To be eligible for the exam, candidates must hold an undergraduate degree with at least a 50% mark or an equivalent grade point average (CGPA). The minimum undergraduate grade point average for candidates in the SC, ST, and PwD categories is 45%. The degrees must be conferred by any UGC-recognized institution or college.

This article will further discuss important dates and eligibility criteria for the CAT exam 2022.

CAT Exam Date – CAT 2022 Overview

Name of the Exam Common Admission Test (CAT)
Session 2022
Exam Conducting Institute Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore)
Online Application Starting Date August 3, 2022
Online Application Ending Date September 14, 2022
CAT Exam Date November 27, 2022
CAT 2022 Admit Card Issuing Date September 27, 2022 – November 27, 2022 (tentative)
CAT 2022 Result Date Second week of January 2023 (tentative)
Total Number of Test Centres 150
Application Fee
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Persons with Disability (PwD) – Rs. 1150
  • General / Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) / Other Backward Class (OBC) – Rs. 2300
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must have an undergraduate degree with at least 50% marks or an equivalent CGPA.
  • The candidates belonging to the SC, ST, and PwD categories must score at least 45% in their undergraduation.
Exam Duration 120 minutes
Exam Sections
  • Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
  • Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
  • Section III: Quantitative Ability
Allotted Time for Each Section 40 minutes
Official Website iimcat.ac.in

CAT Exam Date and CAT 2022 Other Important Dates

Online Application Starting Date August 3, 2022
Online Application Ending Date September 14, 2022
CAT 2022 Admit Card Issuing Date September 27, 2022 – November 27, 2022 (tentative)
CAT 2022 Result Date Second week of January 2023 (tentative)
CAT Exam Date November 27, 2022

CAT Exam Date – CAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree with at least 50% or an equivalent grade point average (CGPA).
  • The candidates belonging to the SC, ST, and PwD categories must score at least 45% in their undergraduation.
  • The undergraduate degrees must be given by any institute as incorporated by the parliamentary act. The institute must be recognised as a university under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.
  • Candidates who are awaiting results or who are sitting for their respective undergraduate program’s final year exams are also eligible to apply. However, candidates who are awaiting their results will only be permitted to enrol in the programme provided they produce a statement from the institution’s chief administrator confirming that they have fulfilled all prerequisites for the undergraduate degree.
  • Students’ percentages of marks will be evaluated using the standards used by their educational institution. The method used by the relevant schools will determine how to convert grades, such as CGPA, into percentages of marks.
  • If a school claims that it has no such policy in place, the student’s CGPA will be converted into a percentage of marks by dividing it by the highest CGPA that can be achieved, and multiplying the result by 100.

FAQs

What are the eligibility criteria for CAT 2022?

An undergraduate degree with a minimum of 50% or an equivalent CGPA is required for interested candidates. Aspirants from the SC, ST, and PwD categories must earn at least 45% or an equal grade point average in their undergrad from an accredited university or other educational institution. Candidates who are awaiting the results of their final year exams may also apply. However, such applicants won't be permitted to enrol in the programme unless they provide a statement from their respective institution's head confirming that they have fulfilled all prerequisites for their bachelor’s degree.

What is the application starting date for CAT 2022?

The registration period for CAT 2022 opened on August 3, 2022, and it will end on September 14, 2022. The admission card will be made available between September 27 and November 27, 2022.

What is the CAT exam date?

The CAT exam date is November 27, 2022.

Which is the exam conducting institute for CAT 2022?

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore is the exam conducting institute for CAT 2022.

How many exam sections will be in CAT 2022?

The CAT 2022 will have three sections: Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension; Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning; and Section III: Quantitative Ability.

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