CAT 2018 Application Form Correction

The Registration for CAT has been over on September 26, 2018. The Photograph Correction Window is also closed on September 30, 2018. Now, many of the candidates are anticipating that the application correction window to be opened by IIM Calcutta. Though, it is unlikely that the correction window to edit the other details in the form will open. In case the window open, you will able to edit the CAT 2018 Application Form. Candidates who have filled wrong information in the form must not worry and prepare for the exam with heart and soul. The CAT 2018 form is considered by IIMs only, for the rest you have to fill the separate forms. Check out more details regarding CAT Application Form Correction in the article below.

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CAT 2018 Application Form Correction

After the completion of correction form process, the CAT 2018 Admit Card will release on October 24, 2018.

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CAT 2018 Application Form Correction Dates –  The important dates are as follows.

CAT 2018 Application Form Correction Important Dates
Commencement of Registration for CAT 2018 08 Aug 2018
Last Date to Register 19 Sep 2018
26 Sep 2018
Application form correction dates to re-upload documents 27-30Sep 2018
CAT Exam Date 25 Nov 2018

CAT Login: To edit the form you must use CAT Login which is available Here.

3 Cases for CAT 2018 Application Form Correction

There are 3 cases arises when a candidate can edit information in the form. Read the details for CAT 2018 Application Form Correction below.

#1. Before Fee Submission

In case you have not submitted the application fee, then you can edit the application form ‘n’ number of times without any problem. You can even fill the form in multiple sessions. Which means you can enter the details and save it to continue later. The important point to know is that you will not able to edit the information that you gave during the initial registration. It includes Name, Date of birth, email address, mobile number etc. Apart from that, you can make changes in the programmes selected, marks entered, test center details and more.

Click Here to Read 10 Things You Must Know Before CAT 2018 Registration

#2. Wrong Registration Details

In this scenario, Register Again for CAT 2018. Such a case arises when you have made mistakes in Date of birth, email address, mobile number etc. Then, you have to fill the CAT 2018 Registration form again. Most importantly, you have to register again with a new email id. Your new registration will only be considered for the admission.

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#3. After Fee Submission

Most of you must have already submitted the CAT 2018 Application Form. Many times it can happen that you have entered the wrong details in the form. Thus, in case CAT 2018 Application Form Correction window opens, you must edit details as soon as possible. Here are the simple steps to initiate the editing process.

  • First of all, access the link given above to get the direct link for edit application form.
  • After that, use the login credentials to access the CAT 2018 Application Form.
  • Once you will log in, you will see the option to edit the details in the application form.
  • In there, you can change the details and save it.
  • Before submitting the details, recheck it twice to ensure that all the data is correct.

Entries Available to Edit in CAT Application Form 2018

Even though the CAT 2018 Application Form Correction window may available to edit but you will able to edit some piece of information only. Apart from these you will not able to make any changes in the form. So the details which could be edited are;

  • Percentage of marks obtained
  • Work Experience
  • Program Names
  • Test Centers for Interview

Re-Upload Documents in CAT 2018 Online Form

In the CAT 2018 Form, candidates could able to re-upload the images in the CAT 2018 form. It was available at the correction window provided by IIM-C. The facility was available only for those who have successfully filled the CAT Registration fee. The window to re-upload documents was opened from September 27, 2018 (10:00 AM) to September 30, 2018 (5:00 PM).

Reasons Re-upload Photograph in CAT 2018 Form

  • In case photo uploaded in CAT Form is Blurred and not visible.
  • Uploaded image is not according to the specification.

*For this open the CAT form and check the uploaded image.


CAT 2018 Photo Requirements

  • Use the CAT Login as given above.
  • Then click on “Application Form” to edit the form.
  • Next, upload the photograph according to the specified format only.

Important Points to Know About CAT 2018 Registration

Here are some points which you must keep in mind before filling the CAT 2018 Application Form.

  • The registration fee for the CAT 2018  is Rs.950/- for SC/ST/PWD Category Candidates and Rs. 1900/- Other Category Candidates.
  • Keep the necessary documents ready to enter only correct information in the Application form.
  • Do not hurry, you can fill the form in multiple sessions.
  • Do not make mistakes while calculating percentages of 10th, 12th, PG, UG.

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33 COMMENTS

    • It is not confirmed, but it is possible that you may able to change the uploaded documents. You must not take any risk and email the CAT authorities regarding the same. They will tell you a solution surely.

  1. I have submitted my application, now I want to change in programmes selected. Is there any possibility to add some programmes which were missed earlier

    • You could change the programme if the edit application window for CAT form opens. Still, you must contact the authorities via email regarding your query. If the number of candidates who need editing in form is in large number, then there is a high possibility that they will open the correction window.
      In case it opens you will easily able to add the programmes.

  2. I have made mistake in selecting gender. After submission I realised that it was a genuine mistake. Is it possible to correct it by any means?

  3. Since it is not confirmed whether the correction window will open or not, you must contact at [email protected] for your query. They will tell you the possible solution. The more queries they will receive, the more the chances the correction window opens.
    If you receive any response form CAT authorities, please free to share with us.

  4. When combined State of Andhra pradesh, my caste MUNNURUKAPU(Telangana) Serial number is 80 in central OBC list. After bifurcation Telangana State from the State of Andhra pradesh my caste serial number has been changed as 64 in central OBC list. By mistake, I have entered earlier combined state serial number i.e. 80 instead of Serial number 64 since I am not aware amend the serial number in Central OBC. Is there any possibility to make correction when window open for correction.

    Please, Kindly give advice as early as possible since the span of time for submission of application is very short.

  5. When the combined state of Andhra pradesh my caste serial number is 80. After Telangana state bifurcated from the state of Andhra pradesh serial number has been changed as 64. By mistake, I have entered earlier combined state serial number i.e.80 instead of 64 since I am unaware of amendment of serial number in Telangana state. Kindly advice is there any possibility to make correction when window will open for correction.

    • We have contacted the CAT authorities. They said that for now only the photograph correction window date has been confirmed. They declined to say or they were not sure if the application correction window opens.
      So, there isn’t any confirmed way to change the caste serial number. So at this point of time, you must not wait further, you can fill the form again with different email-id. Even we could not surely say if the correction window.
      You may ask if it is a problem if I submit the form with the wrong case number, then it totally depends on the verification process of the particular college.
      In case form is not submitted yet then you can change data in the form.

  6. my percentage mistakes in 10th & graduation should to correct application form in cat so correction window open ur not

  7. my one question in cat application form are percentage mistakes should i apply colleges should verfication are not correct should apply the colleges. plzz answer me

    • It is not sure if the application window opens. If the deviation from actual marks is not much then you should not worry. You can tell the mistake when you appear for the selection process.

  8. I had made mistake in filling my father’s name. Instead of this – ” Bhalala Nareshkumar Kanaiyalal ” , I filled it – ” Bhalala Nareshkumar Bhalala “. My coaching mentor said It will not create any trouble. Plzzzz answer me.

    • No, it will not create any trouble. You can tell the errata to the admission department of a college before taking the final admission.

  9. I had made the mistake in filling the type of university (central or state) so is there any problem regarding this mistake.plzz give me Rply.

  10. My 10th results have been wrongly entered as 100% instead of 95% due to the wrong conversion factor. I got 10 cgpa, and I thought the conversion factor is 10 instead of 9.5.
    My graduation result also has the same mistake. The conversion factor is wrongly entered. I entered 83.7% instead of 78.7%. Will I application get rejected ?? Will I be able to write the CAT exam..? Please help me.

    • Since IIM’s refer the CAT form for selection, then the wrong entry of marks may create problem there. For the rest of the institutes for which you will fill separate forms, there you will not face any problem.

  11. I accidentally selected HSC instead of class 12th as my course type. Though I’ve filled all the other details correctly (including all the personal details.) I can not re-fill the form as the date has already passed. Will it cause any problem?

  12. I have entered graduation percentile 82.6 instead of 86%…due to wrong conversion factor. will it cause any problem in selection process ??

    • It will not create any problem, the marks will only come into the picture while calculating the academic performance to select you for the GDPI process. Moreover, less percentage than actual will not create a problem. Whereas more percentage entered than original marks may create a problem.

  13. By mistake I gave the first name only in the form and missed entering my surname. I have submitted a query to helpdesk to correct it. Will it create any problem for appearing in CAT exam or admission in IIMs

  14. I downloaded the exam centre admit card today and the signature is not visible and the exam is on Sunday..Can I correct it or will I be allowed entry to the exam centre?

  15. By mistake i skipped my clss 12th stream in MAT dec 2018 registration and I have submitted the form. Will my form be rejected ? Is there any chances i can recorrect my form?

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