The Indian Institute of Management Common Admission Test or IIM CAT 2018 examination schedule has been released on the official website that is iimcat.ac.in. The examination will be held on November 25 while the registration process will begin from August 8. The candidates will be given an option to select four test cities in order of preference, and the cities and centers will be assigned after September 19. Every year, the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management or IIMs for admission to various masters’ programmes offered in the institutes. As per the reports from IIM Calcutta - the official orgraniser or IIM CAT 2018 - the management course entrance examination will be conducted in two sessions at test centers spread across 147 cities. The last date for registrations is September 19.
The final CAT 2018 scores are allowed to be used by the listed non-IIM member institutions. The full list of these non-IIM member institutions that have registered to avail the CAT 2018 scores is provided at www.iimcat.ac.in.
Eligibility: IIM CAT 2018
As per the notice, an applicant must hold a Bachelor's Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons With Disability (PWD) categories], awarded by any recognized university or educational institution or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Registration for IIM CAT 2018
The IIM CAT 2018 registration window will open on August 8, 2018, and will close at 5:00 p.m. on September 19, 2018. The IIM CAT 2018 registration details are available in the registration guide provided on the official website of the entrance examination.
At the time of the registration, students can select the test city of their choice. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city. The candidates can download the admit cards from October 24, 2018, till November 25, 2018.
This year, IIM CAT 2018 will be conducted in centers spread across around 147 test cities. The Test cities will be mentioned in the CAT website and the name of the test center will be indicated in the CAT Admit Card. There will be three sections - Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Ability, a statement from IIM Calcutta said.