CAT 2021 admit card will be released on the official CAT website once official dates are declared on the website. It should be noted that CAT 2019 Notification was released by the conducting IIM i.e. IIM Kozhikode and the registrations for the same was between 7th August to 25th September.
Candidates applying for 2021 CAT Exam can download their respective admit cards from the website till November 2021(tentative). The candidates are required to keep checking this page and the official website for further notifications regarding the exam and be updated with the latest changes.
Candidates can take a look at the CAT 2018-19 exam related info as released on the official website.
Why is the CAT Admit Card Required?
The admit card is an officially released document that mentions the details of the candidates and permits them to take the exam. Without the CAT Hall Ticket, the registered candidates would not be allowed to take the CAT exam.
It should be noted that the candidates are also required to bring any original photo ID proof (Aadhar Card, Passport, etc.) along with the admit card for photo identification.
How to Download CAT 2021 Admit Card?
Candidates can refer 2018 admit card information to understand the steps of downloading the admit card in future for 2021 exam.
The CAT admit card 2021 will only be available in online mode and no hard copy for the same will be sent to the applicant. Here is the step-by-step process to download the CAT admit card.
Step 1: Visit the Official CAT website and click on “Download Admit Card link”
Step 2: Login using the registered User ID and Password.
Step 3: The admit card will be displayed on the screen.
Step 4: Download the admit card and take a printout of the same.
In an instance when the candidates forget the login credentials, they must click on the “Forgot Password” tab and follow the successive steps to recover the credentials. The admit card will be available from October to November 2021 (tentative)and in case, the admit card is unavailable or is not viewable, email at email@example.com or call at 1-800-266-3549.
What Will the Admit Card For CAT Include?
- Candidate Name, Registration Number and User ID
- Photograph and Signature
- Date of Birth
- PWD status
- Exam Centre Details- Exam Centre Name and Address
- Exam Details- Date and Time
- Test System Number
- Other Exam Instructions
After getting the Admit Card, check for the following details:
- Whether the signature and photograph is clearly visible and matches the credentials on photo ID proof, and
- Check for the centre name and address along with the timing of the exam properly.
In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, contact cat help-desk. The candidates availing the scribe service must submit the “scribe affidavit” and carry a photo identification card to the exam centre.
Sample CAT Admit Card:
A sample CAT 2018 Admit Card is given here for reference:
As a prerequisite for admission in various management programs in the IIMs and other prestigious B-Schools in the country, the CAT is taken by several management aspirants every year. It should also be noted that the CAT score alone is not the only selection criteria for admissions in the flagship programs. The IIM Selection criteria vary from institute to institute accordingly and clearing the CAT does not guarantee admissions into the institutes.
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