Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are all set to conduct Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) to measure the standards for admissions in various Management Courses available in all the 13 IIMs and other non-IIM top B-schools across the country, for the coming session.
The Registration window for CAT 2013 is going to open soon on 5 August 2013, and will close on 26 September 2013. Aspirants are advised to get ready with all the particulars that will be required to fill during registration process.
Before going for registration, a candidate must know which program he/she wants to apply for and what are the eligibility requirements for the same.
To get the info on number & names of programs available and the list of non-IIM Member Institutions, candidates should visit CAT official website at www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in
CAT 2013 will be conducted between a time span of 20 days, starting from 16 October 2013, and ends on 11 November 2012. Please make note that a candidate can appear for CAT 2013 only once during this 20-days testing window.
Availability of Registration Guide: 03 August 2013
Opening date of Registration Window: 5 August 2013
Closing date of Registration Window: 26 September 2013
Opening date of Test Window: 16 October 2013
Closing date of Test Window: 11 November 2013
CAT Website: www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in
IVRS Number: 18004190080
CAT 2013 Eligibility
A candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. Relaxation in Educational Qualification for SC/ST/DA candidates is applicable as per Government/UGC rule.
Candidates appearing for the final year of Qualifying Degree Exams and those who are awaiting the final year result of qualifying exam are also eligible for CAT 2013.
Payment of Registration Fees
General and NC-OBC candidates are required to pay non-refundable Registration fees of Rs. 1600/- and that for SC/ST/PWD/DA candidates, required Registration fee is Rs.800/-
The details about mode of payment will be made available on CAT 2013 website -- www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in on 03 August 2013.
CAT 2013 is the pre-requisite or the first stage for admission to various management programs offered in IIMs.
On the basis of CAT 2013 scores, each IIM will shortlist candidates for second stage of selection, which may include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussions (GD), and Personal Interview (PI). Along with the combined performance of candidates in second stage, IIMs may also use candidates’ previous academic performance, relevant work experience, and other similar inputs to make final selection.
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