Common Admission Test (CAT)


CAT Exam 2017: Download Notification, Application, Dates, Syllabus, Online process, Admit Card.

This Article will give all the necessary details of CAT Exam 2017 Download Notification, Application, Dates, Syllabus, Online process, Admit Card.

CAT exam is conducting by IIM Institute for candidates those who are seeking admission for MBA Master of Business Administration. For CAT 2017 Exam IIM Lucknow will conducting the CAT Exam 2017, in the previous year 2016 the CAT Exam 2016 was conducted by IIM Indore. Candidates can also visit the official website, for more information like CAT exam 2017 notification, also candidates can achieve more information like CAT 2017 Online process and Registration Form, CAT 2017 exam and Syllabus, CAT 2017 final exam Dates and CAT Exam 2017 Admit Card. From previous year the counts of candidates for  CAT 2017 exam has been increased by more than 250000 and increment in the admission to 20 IIMS increased from 20000 and more.

MBA has lots various courses and CAT  Common Admission Test is one of the which judges students by its performance, writing assessments and Discussion within groups. The CAT exam is a National level Entrance exam and everything does in Online.

CAT 2017 Exam Dates Announced.


CAT 2017 Exam Date

 Events CAT 2017 Exam

Dates Announced

CAT Exam 2017 Online Application starts from

9th August              2017

CAT Exam 2017 Application form submission ends 

20th September       2017

CAT 2017 Date for Downloading Admit Card

18th October           2017

CAT 2017 Exam date 

26th November       2017

CAT 2017 Exam Result Date

January                  2018

CAT 2017 Exam Pattern and Syllabus


Exam Pattern CAT exam 2017

 CAT exam 2017 is used to get admitted to P.G for Business Administration under NITs, IIT, IIM and private institutes.

 CAT exam 2017 has five divisions or categories in which students are scored. These categories define the students’ academic inclination towards the subject in regards to which the Common Administrative Test is being held. These five categories are: 

1. Reading Comprehension
2. Verbal Ability
3. Logical Reasoning
4. Quantitative Ability
5. Data Interpretation

The CAT exam 2017 is divided into three parts. There is a total of a hundred 100 questions of examination, Three hundred 300 marks of examination and 180 minutes of exam duration. 

  • Each correct answer gets positive three marks and each incorrect answer causes a loss of one mark.

  • The Verbal and reading comprehension section carries 34 questions. The quantitative aptitude section carries 34 questions as well whereas the section pertaining to the interpretation of data and logical reasoning carries 32 marks. The overall marks that a student/ applicant earns or loses are then judged and scored.

  • The duration of CAT exam 2017 is 3 hours. 

The CAT exam 2017 judges a student on various skills as mentioned above. Verbal reasoning, basic grammar including synonyms, proverbs, analogies, idiom, etc are the main components in the second category, along with reading comprehensions in the first category.
A few ideas for the third category of logical reasoning would be the binary number system, logical sequences, calendars, figuring out blood relations from a family tree, assumptions, statistical reasoning, clocks, etc.
The fourth category of quantitative ability tests the mathematical abilities of the candidates. It mainly includes basic mathematics that is the studies that have been covered from grade 1 to grade 10 in school. This consists of geometry, trigonometry, the various number systems, probability, profit and loss, quadratic equations, linear equations, time, percentage, averages, etc.
The last category CAT Exam 2017 is of data interpretation. This basically tests the rationality of an individual, along with his or her common sense, when it comes to the interpretation of data and logical analytic skills. This is generally based on graphs of various kinds (bar, pie, linear, etc), tables, text and other visual data.

Reservation for CAT Exam 2017

Seat Reservation for CAT Exam 2017 is as follows (As per Indian Government Policy)

  • SC-Scheduled Caste-                15%
  • OBC- Other Backward class-        27%
  • ST- Scheduled Tribes-                 7.5%
  • PWD-Physically Disabled-            3%

The CAT exam 2017 is the most useful if one wants to pursue an MBA degree and a similar career after that.

Courses presented under CAT 2017

  • PGP
  • PGP-Mumbai
  • PGDM

CAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility Criteria for CAT 2017

  • In CAT exam 2017 candidates should score more than  50%  or  45% more for ST/SC or PWD.

  • Candidates for the final year of graduation also applying for a CAT Exam 2017.

  • Currently, if  Candidates is appearing for Graduation are also eligible for CAT exam 2017.

 CAT 2017 Application Process


Application Process CAT 2017

Everything is Online from filling up personal details, Exams details and also a mode of payment.

  • The mode of payments is through Debit / Credit or Online Banking.

  • Candidates have to log into official site of CAT 2017 and fill all the details such as create your own profile, fill up your mobile number and email id (authentic ) and create your user id password.

  • After filling all the elements across details click to submit and complete the payment (Online).

  • It is also good that in CAT Exam 2017 candidates have an option of four choices of exam centers and authorities try to give examination center nearby city but in some case, you cannot be opting for your favorite choice and random selection is preferred without any choice to the candidate.

 CAT 2017 Admit Card

  • The release month of CAT Admit Card is October 2017.
  • Candidate should check out on the official CAT website from starting days of October 2017.

 CAT Exam 2017 Score Card

 CAT Score Card is the performance card of the individual students which can use as an admission in the B-School and can be used for one year from the release date of CAT Exam result.

 CAT Score Card can be collected right after the result declared and CAT Score Card can be obtained in Online by visiting the official website.

  •  Provide your user id and password in a blank provided space
  • Click on a submit tab
  • Submission is done and can also download score card
  • Preserve CAT Score Card as it is valid for one year after the CAT Result declared.

 CAT 2017 Result 

  • CAT 2017 Result is on Month of January 8th, 2018. Official Dates release Later. 
  • Before you proceed for result an alter message may send by Authorities it makes candidates simpler for checking out a result.
  • Check out for cut-off marks after passing out CAT exam and wait for cut-off marks releasing IIMs. in 2018.
  • Registration for CAT 2018 starts from the month of August 2018.

CAT 2018 Cut-off Marks

Candidates should note down the credibility of CAT cut-off.

  • General Category -    85 percentile.
  • Non-Creamy Other Backward Class - 70 and above
  • Schedule Caste - 65 and above
  • Schedule tribes - 60 and above

What is the benefit of CAT Exam?

CAT exam was initiated by the IIMs or the Indian Institutes of Management to help deem candidates proper to get admission into their Business Administration courses in their institutes all over the country. Starting from 2011, even IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) and the IISC (Indian Institute of Science) would use the results and marks declared by the Common Admission Test instead of the JMET test. Do you know that CAT exam started out in 1950 and nowadays CAT exam has also become a requirement for admission in NITs (National Institutes of Technology) and FMS (Faculty of Management Studies) along with IITs, IIMs, IISC and a few other educational institutions? CAT Exam 2017 is been recommended for a direct admission in B-School if you score in a top, and if you are good in Written Ability Test WAT, Group Discussion GD, Personal Interview PI so you are also eligible for MBA career.

 Candidates note this above percentile is not set by This presentation is only for the knowledge base and is not responsible for any mismatch data.

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