Step by Step Registration For CAT

The CAT 2018 Registration has already started on the official website of iimcat. The complete registration details can be checked from the linked article. The registration process will go on till September 26, 2018. Here, a guide for step by step registration for CAT is given below that can help the candidates know the whole process in detail and can register properly for the exam.

CAT Step by Step Registration Process

The whole of CAT registration will comprise of 3 steps. All the steps are explained below with their respective screenshots for better understanding. Check out the detailed registration guide below.

Note: Before applying for the CAT, check out the detailed CAT exam pattern here.

Step 1: Registration for User ID and Password

At this point, candidates need to fill up their personal and communication details. It is important for the candidates to maintain a valid email and a phone number throughout the process.

First, go to the official CAT website and click “New Candidate Registration”.

Step by Step Registration For CAT

After clicking on new registration for CAT, a new window will appear as given below:

Step by Step Registration For CAT

Below this screen, candidates need to fill their name, birth details, email address, country and mobile number.

Step by Step Registration For CAT

After that, click on generate OTP. Then, candidates need to opt in the declaration below:

Step by Step Registration For CAT

Then click on the submit button and an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number. The registration process for new candidates is now complete.

Step 2: Filling of the Application Form

Now, click on go to application form” at the top of the page as mentioned below:

Step by Step Registration For CAT

Then a new window will appear where candidates need to fill the following details;

  • Personal Details
  • Academics
  • Work Experience
  • Programmes
  • Payment

Now fill the respective details from each of the sections. The page will look as given in the image below.

Step by Step Registration For CAT

All the further steps in the application process are explained in detail below with respective images. Check the overall process to have a better understanding of the process.

  • Personal Details

Here, fill the personal details like Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s/ Husband/ Guardian Name, Gender, Nationality, PWD Status, Category, Communication Address, and upload scanned copy of passport size photograph and signature.

Step by Step Registration For CAT

Note 1: For reserved category candidates, respective certificates should be uploaded. The details are given below:

  • NC-OBC/SC/ST Certificate: Download the Certificate from the CAT Website, enter the required information and attest signatures from the appropriate authorities, self-attest, and scan as PDF document to upload here.
  • PWD/DA Certificate: Download the Certificate from the CAT Website, enter the required information and attest signatures from the appropriate authorities, self-attest and scan as PDF document to upload here.

Note 2: Specifications of Photograph and signature:

  • Dimension: Photograph should be of 35mm X 45mm and Signature should be of 80mm X 35mm.
  • Format: .jpg or .jpeg
  • Size: 80 KB
  • Others: Photograph should have a white background and should be a recent one.

After this uploading, click on save and continue button to move to the academics tab.

  • Academic Details

At this point, the aggregate percentage, total marks obtained, maximum marks, Board/University name, stream, the subjects taken during degree (Graduation/Post-Graduation), and other relevant details have to be filled.

Step by Step Registration For CAT

In Bachelor Degree Details, there will be two options available. If one has completed his/ her degree, then the details have to be entered. Candidates in final year are also eligible.

Step by Step Registration For CAT

Note: If you are pursuing an integrated Masters Degree programme after 10+2, calculate the percentage of marks obtained in the first 3 years as per your University/Institute norms which are considered equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree. Enter the remaining 2 years percentage in the Master’s Degree marks.

  • Work Experience

This section is applicable only for candidates with prior full-time work experience. You have to select the working area given in the list. In case it does not match your professional experience, select ‘Other’. Mention the work experience in months.

Step by Step Registration For CAT

After filling the work experience details, click on save and continue button and then the details about IIM Programmes and exam city preferences have to be filled.

  • Programmes

Here, candidates need to choose their preferred programmes in the respective IIMs. It should be noted that there is no limit for the choosing of programmes i.e. the candidates can choose any number of programmes from the list they want.

Step by Step Registration For CAT

As seen above, candidates can choose upto 4 city options but they will be randomly allocated a test city (from the selected 4).

  • Payment

The candidates will now have to pay a registration fee of Rs. 1900/- (Rs. 950/- for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD) from the different payment options available. The final amount will include the additional charges as given in the table below.

Service

Transaction Processing Fee

Net Banking

Rs. 20 per transaction

Credit Card (Visa/Master)

1.20% of the transaction amount, subject to a minimum of Rs. 5

Credit Card (American Express)

2.85% of the transaction amount, subject to a minimum of Rs. 5

Debit Card (Visa/Master)

  1. 0.75% of Transaction amount for value upto Rs 2000, subject to a minimum of Rs 5
  2. 1.00% of Transaction amount for value above Rs 2000, subject to a minimum of Rs 5

After the successful transaction of payment, a Payment Successful message will be displayed on the screen along with the Payment Transaction Number. Upon successful registration, candidates will be sent a Confirmation Email also.