CAT 2018 Notification is now available. It contains the CAT 2019 Exam Date and application form availability dates. The notification of CAT 2018 also contains the details of the number of exam centres where the CAT 2018 exam will be held. In addition to that, the date of availability of CAT Admit Card is also available in the CAT 2018 Notification. With the release of the official notification, now the CAT 2018 dates are confirmed. Candidates must now pull up their socks, along with their preparations they need to keep an eye on the important dates. Missing any date will be a major loss. Therefore, make sure you read the CAT notification carefully. We have provided below the CAT 2018 Notification. Thus, make sure you download the same and go through it.

Latest: CAT 2018 Notification is now available on this page. Scroll down to download it. Also Check NMAT 2018 Registration and IBSAT 2018 Registration

CAT 2018 Notification

Since the notification is now available here are the important dates that aspirants of CAT 2018 must mark on their calendars. Make sure to complete all the process on time. The below table contains all the major events in CAT 2018 with their dates:

CAT 2018 Important Dates
Registration will start from 08 Aug 2018
The last date to submit the Application Form is 19 Sep 2018
Issuance of Admit Card from 24 Oct 2018
CAT 2018 exam date 25 Nov 2018
Declaration of Result 10 Jan 2019
Know this: IIM Calcutta will be conducting IIM CAT after six years. The notification has been released by them and all the CAT 2018 events will be under their supervision.

CAT 2018 Notification Download Here

The CAT 2018 advertisement will be available across the newspapers too, probably on July 30, 2018. As per session, the notification od CAT was released on July 29, 2017, and the advertisement in the newspapers was available the next day. Below you can check the CAT 2018 Notification:

Download Notification

Salient Features of CAT 2018

#1: The registration process shall start from August 08, 2018 and it is to be done in online mode only.

#2: CAT 2018 will be held in two sessions in one day.

#3: CAT 2018 will consist of MCQs and Non-MCQs questions. The percentage of MCQs in the examination will be 70% and of Non-MCQs it will be 30%.

#4: The examination will be a Computer-based test of 3 long hours.

#5: There will be three sections which are:

  • 1st Section: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
  • 2nd Sectio: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
  • 3rd Section: Quantitative Ability

Are You Eligible To apply For CAT 2018?

Now that the notification is of CAT 2018 is out, know whether or not you are eligible to apply for the exam. Here are the CAT 2018 eligibility criteria:

Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear in CAT 2018.

Education Qualification: You should have completed Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or should possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Qualifying Marks: You should have obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of SC/ST/ PWD candidates) in degree examination.

Those who are appearing the final year of the degree examination are also eligible to apply for CAT 2018.

FAQs On CAT 2018

Here are a few questions that candidates ask the most about CAT exam. If you can not see your questions getting answered here, you can comment below and we will get back to you!

Q1: From where can I get the list of exam cities?

A: List of exam cities will be available on the CAT website before the start of registration.

Q2:  Is there any age restriction for taking the CAT exam?

A: No.

Q3: Can I choose the CAT 2018 exam date?

A: No you can not select the exam date or time. The authorities are in charge of selecting the date and time as per the preference of the candidates.

Q4: When and how do I register for CAT 2018?

A: as per the schedule, as soon as the registration starts, you can apply online for the exam at the CAT 2018 official website.

Q5: Does CAT 2018 have a syllabus for exam preparation?

A: No, the CAT exam does not have a defined syllabus for CAT preparation. However, you can attempt the mock test to understand the pattern of exam and types of questions.


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    • As per the basic eligibility criteria of CAT 2018, the management aspirants must have a Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50 percent marks in aggregate. The final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for the exam. There is a relaxation of 5 percent in graduation marks for SC, ST and PwD candidates.

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