CAT 2019 Exam Date: The Common Admission Test (CAT 2019) conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) will be held on November 24, 2019, in two sessions. CAT 2019 Exam Registrations will open on August 7, 2019, and will end on September 18, 2019. As per the statement issued by IIM Kozhikode, the CAT 2019 Notification shall be released in the newspapers on July 28, 2019. 

CAT 2019 Exam Date 

Event Date
CAT 2019 Exam Registration Start Date August 7, 2019
Last date for CAT 2019 Registration September 18, 2019
CAT 2019 Admit Card Download October 23, 2019
CAT 2019 Exam November 24, 2019

CAT exam is a pre-requisite for admission to the 20 IIMs. CAT score is also accepted by many other institutions for their admission purpose. CAT is conducted once in a year by one of the IIMs on a rotational basis. This year CAT 2019 will be conducted by IIM Kozhikode. 

CAT 2019 will be conducted in test centres spread across approximately in 156 cities. Candidates will be given the option to select four test cities in order of preference. Cities and centres will be allotted once the CAT 2019 registration ends. Hence candidates need to block slots and cities in the initial days of registration.

Candidates must pay the registration fee through online payment modes only, which will include Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking. After the submission of the application, candidates will be permitted to download admit card from October 23, 2019, onwards till the exam date.

The CAT exam is divided into three sections namely, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Ability. The IIM CAT exam will be of 180 minutes, with 60 minutes allotted for each section. Candidates will have to spend 60 minutes on each section, without any scope of switching from one section to another. 

The CAT website will go live on July 28, 2019, and will contain a section on the Frequently Asked Questions that addresses some of the commonly asked queries regarding CAT 2019. 

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