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CAT 2019 Registration Guidelines

CAT 2019 registrations are underway and here is a complete guide on successful CAT 2019 registration. CAT 2019 registration process started on 7th August, 2019 at 10AM on the IIM CAT 2019 website. It is to be noted that CAT 2019 is a mandatory exam for admission into MBA/PGDM and other Management programs in 20 IIMs and other top MBA Colleges in India and also some MBA colleges abroad. The first step to appear for the CAT 2019 exam is successful CAT 2019 registration. CAT 2019 registration guidelines and important dates are mentioned below:

Important CAT 2019 Dates:

Event Date
CAT 2019 Registration begins 7th August 2019 (10 AM)
Last Date to apply for CAT 2019 18th September 2019 (5 PM)
CAT 2019 Admit Card release date 23rd October 2019
CAT 2019 Exam date 24th November 2019
CAT 2019 Results release date    6th January 2020 (Tentatively)

CAT 2019 will be hosted by IIM Kozikhode. CAT is conducted only once in a year. The fee for CAT 2019 registration is Rs. 1900/- . An applicant need not pay any extra amount for applying to any of the IIMs and therefore it is also suggested that while filling the form an applicant should select and apply for all IIMs.

Before filling out the CAT 2019 Registration form you should keep some documents ready which would be required while filling out the CAT 2019 Registration form.

Documents required at the time of CAT 2019 Registration:

  • Photo: The photograph should not be more than 6 months old; dimensions should be 30mm X 45 mm. Maximum file size should be 1 MB in JPEG, JPG format only.
  • Signature: Maximum 80 KB in JPEG, JPG format only
  • Category Certificate (if any): Self attested in format prescribed as per CAT 2019- SC-ST/ NC-OBC/ EWS
  • Disability Certificate (if any): Self attested in format prescribed as per CAT 2019- V/ VI/ VII
  • Class 10 Marksheet
  • Class 12 Marksheet
  • UG Marksheet

*Marks are required in percentage format. General rule for converting CGPA into Percentage= CGPA/Total CGPA * 100

  • Additional Course Marksheet (if any)
  • Work Experience Certificate (if any)
  • Debit/Credit Card for online payment of CAT 2019 registration fee

After you’ve got all your documents ready follow the following steps for successful CAT 2019 Registration:

Step 1: Create an Account

Register at CAT 2019 website using your personal details and create an account. Once the registration is complete you will be asked to login at the CAT 2019 portal using your username and password and click on “Go to Application Form”

Step 2: Personal Details

In the next step you will be asked to fill your personal details and upload required documents such as photograph, signature, Category Certificate, Disability Certificate etc.

Step 3: Academic Details

Next step would require you to fill in your class 10, class 12 and Bachelor Degree’s maximum marks and total marks obtained by you in each. If you have a dual degree with both Bachelor’s and Master’s you will have to enter the appropriate details in the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree section separately.

Step 4: Work Experience

You will be required to enter your work experience as on 31st July 2019. Only full-time experience after graduation will be considered as work experience. Do not enter Part-time/Project/Internship etc as work experience as these will not be considered.

Step 5: Program Selection

It is highly suggested that you select all 20 IIMs and their programs. You do not have to pay any additional amount for selecting multiple IIMs and programs. For each program you can select 2 preferred cities for Interviews- City options are: Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai.

Step 6: Test City Preferences

Applicant can select maximum upto 4 test cities in order of preference. However, only 1 among the 4 selected cities will be allotted.

Step 7: Payment Details

Before making the payment, you must cross check your application form as you will not be allowed to make any changes after the payment is confirmed. You will be required to make the payment online through NetBanking/Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Cash Card/Wallet.

CAT 2019 Application Fee for SC, ST and PwD candidates- Rs.950/-

CAT 2019 Application Fee for all other candidates- Rs. 1900/-

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