The admit cards for the Common Admission Test (CAT) will be released on Wednesday (24th October) on its official website i.e. www.iimcat.ac.in.
Pertaining this, the exam authority has already released a tutorial to understand the format of the test which is now available on the CAT website.
Exam pattern of CAT 2018
This year, the total duration of the examination will be three hours and candidates will be allotted 60 minutes for answering questions in each section. Worth noting is, this time, students will be restricted to switch from one section to another.
Questions in the CAT 2018 will comprise of three sections, which are as follows:
1) Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
2) Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
3) Quantitative Ability
Successful candidates who clear the exam will be eligible for admission to management courses, including PGP, PGDM, PGPEM, EPGP, PGPBM, PGPEX, at the IIMs and other management colleges across the country.
The results for the CAT are usually released in the second week of January.
CAT 2018 score is valid only till December 31, 2019 and will accordingly be made available on the website.
Post intimating the students about the CAT examination results, each IIM shortlists successful candidates for the second stage of selection. Often the next stage of selection process includes a Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI).