Today is the D-day for all the MBA aspirants waiting for the CAT 2016 Admit Cards. After being delayed by a week, IIM Bangalore will issue CAT Admit Card 2016 today i.e., October 24 at 1 PM. The CAT Admit Card Download will be available on the official website of the premier MBA entrance test at www.iimcat.ac.in.
CAT 2016 - India’s premier b-school entrance test, will be conducted this year on 4th December 2016 in two different sessions across 138 different cities. Based upon the CAT 2016 score of the candidates, they would be shortlisted for admission process to top MBA colleges in India which include IIMs and other top B-schools.
Candidates appearing for the top MBA entrance exam must keep in mind that, only those aspirants who have successfully submitted the CAT 2016 online application form during the registration stage. All candidates appearing for CAT 2016 must remember that CAT 2016 Admit Card is a very important and mandatory document for all test-takers. Without official CAT Admit Card 2016, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall and appear for the B-school entrance exam.
Delay in CAT 2016 Admit Cards
Earlier, the CAT 2016 Admit Cards were to be issued on 18th October 2016. However, this was delayed by a week due to a significant increase in the registrations for CAT 2016 and extension of CAT 2016 registration window by 5 days.
Increase in CAT 2016 Registration
This year, there has been a hike in the number of MBA aspirants registered for CAT 2016. Compared to 2.18 lakhs registered candidates last year, the total registered candidates for CAT 2016 has gone up to 2.32 lakhs. This is a considerable hike in the total number of applicants which forced the delay in issuance of CAT 2016 Admit Cards.
Steps to Download CAT 2016 Admit Card
As stated above, CAT 2016 Admit Card is a mandatory document for all the MBA aspirants appearing for the MBA entrance test. Therefore, they have to Download CAT Exam Hall Ticket directly from the official website. For those candidates, who are unaware of the online process for CAT 2016 Admit Card Download, we have listed down the key steps below:
- Step 1: Find the direct link for CAT 2016 Admit Card on this page / visit iimcat.ac.in
- Step 2: Click on the ‘Existing User’ Tab available on home page
- Step 3: Enter your User ID and Password
- Step 4: Find and click on CAT 2016 Admit Card Download link
- Step 5: Your CAT Admit Card will be displayed / download on your computer
- Step 6: Check all the information and details provided on the CAT Admit Card 2016
- Step 7: Take 2-3 printouts of the CAT 2016 Hall Ticket
Important details to check in CAT 2016 Admit Card
CAT 2016 Admit Card is a very important document that will play a vital role not only during the MBA entrance test but also after that during the GD/PI/WAT rounds right until the final seat allotment. Therefore, it is very important for candidates to verify the details provided on the CAT Admit Card with other documents. The important details aspirants must check in their CAT Admit Card include:
- Personal Details like name, User ID / registration number, date of birth
- CAT 2016 Exam date and time slot
- CAT 2016 test centre address
- PWD / DA status
In the case of any errors or mistakes in the CAT 2016 Admit Card, the candidate has to notify the same to CAT helpline at email@example.com and get it corrected at the earliest.