CAT Registration Closes – Dates To Remember For Further Processes

CAT registration comes to an end with 2,34,434 numbers of applications. For those who have registered for the exam, now is the time to mark their calendars or set a reminder for the further processes.

As we know, this year, IIM – B have made necessary changes for CAT candidates, in the registration process to ease the process for the aspirants. Candidates Can take the advantage of these process change which never had been done by hosting institute before.

CAT’s Next Move – Mark The Following Dates

Dates Activities Details
1st October – 5th October CAT Application Correction Candidates can edit their work experience, marks obtained and Programme selection details
1st October – 5th October PWD PWD Candidate can initiate specific request through a dedicated web page
18th October Admit Card Admit Card issuance Starts from 18th October till date of Exam
18th October Sample Papers Official Sample paper will be available on IIM – CAT website
04Th December CAT Exam Date CAT Exam Date

Registration error correction:

CAT Candidates can edit their details in the registration form from 1st October to 5th October: This is one of a kind initiative taken by IIM- Bangalore that will allow the registered candidates to edit the details about their work experience, past marks obtained till graduation or change the preferred programme/course selected.

The candidates will not be charged for the process of correction in the registration process.

Candidates can edit the form from 1st October to 5th October.

PWD candidates will get priority access:

PWD candidates will be able to initiate particular requests for assistance during the examination through a dedicated website page which will be active from 1st October to 5th October.

Prof. Rajendra Bandi, CAT convenor for the year 2016, have announced that the PWD candidates will get priority access on the date of examination. The candidates can get all the requirements for themselves like zooming facility, coordinator, request for wheel chair, among other requests. All these facilities have been announced so that the candidates can experience a smooth examination process.

Dedicated Help Desk:

The candidates will get quick help guides and any kind of assistance in filling the form up or any details by an email created specially for the requests. Candidates can mail their query to

Official CAT sample papers: Official CAT sample paper will be released on 18th of October. This year, there might beslight changes in the CAT pattern, the details of which haven’t been disclosed by the CAT convenor. IIMs have always made the exam paper friendly enough for the non-engineer background to encourage diversity in the classroom. To avoid the CAT being easy for students from certain background, the pattern may have undergone a change.

Candidates will be able to notice the change in pattern through the official sample paper.

CAT Admit Card release on 18th October:

CAT candidates can download and print the admit card for the examination venue from 18th October. The admit card can be downloaded from the website till the exam date.

CAT 2016 is set to posed a tough competition for the candidates:

With the increase in the CAT Registration Number, the competition for the exam is going to be tough. CAT, like any other year, is going to throw unexpected surprises to the students as no one is clear on the pattern of the examination. Candidates requiring any kind of assistance in CAT preparation can call our CAT education counselor at 9880031619.