IIMs Common Admission Test – CAT 2022

 IIMs Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022

  CAT 2022

Advt Overview: Notification for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022 for admission to various management programmes at 20 IIMs in India has been issued by IIM. The Applicants who are eligible may apply online from 03 August 2022 to 14 September 2022. Details of eligibility, age limit, selection procedure, syllabus and all other relevant information are given below.

Advt No  : CAT 2022
Conduct by : IIM
Programme : Post Graduate Programmes in Management
Exam Date : 27 November 2022 (Sunday)
Exam mode :  Online Exam & Interview
Duration : 2 hours
Official website : https://iimcat.ac.in
Helpdesk : For any query related to CAT 2022, the help ine number is 18002108720

Exam notification: CAT 2022 Notification in PDF format has been released by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) for various post Graduate Programme on 31st July 2022. The details of notification are available on its official website. The official notification pdf links contain all details regarding the Exam Date, Online Application Process, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selection Process, etc.

Exam dates & other important dates:

Events Dates
Online Application Start Date August 03, 2022 (10:00 am)
Last Date to Apply for  September 14, 2022 (5:00 pm)
Last date of fee payment 14.09.2022
Admit card download October 27 – November 27, 2022
Date of Examination November 27, 2022
Result declaration: Second week of January, 2023 (Tentative)

Programe details :  CAT 2022 will be conducted by IIMs as a prerequisite for admission to various management programmes of IIMs. A. Post Graduate Programmes in Management (PGP), B.  Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [Doctoral] These programmes are :

Institutes PGP FPM Website Addresses:
IIM Ahmedabad PGP, PGP-FABM, ePGD-ABA (ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics) PhD www.iima.ac.in
IIM Amritsar MBA, MBA-Business Analytics, MBA-HRM, EMBA PhD www.iimamritsar.ac.in
IIM Bangalore PGP, PGPEM, PGPBA PhD www.iimb.ac.in
IIM Bodh Gaya PGP PhD (FPM) www.iimbg.ac.in
IIM Calcutta MBA PhD www.iimcal.ac.in
IIM Indore PGP, PGP-HRM, MSDSM (Master of Science in Data Science and Management) FPM www.iimidr.ac.in
IIM Jammu MBA PhD (Full-Time Mode), PhD (Part-Time Mode) www.iimj.ac.in
IIM Jammu MBA (Hospital Administration & Healthcare Management (Jointly with AIIMS Jammu and IIT Jammu) PhD www.iimj.ac.in
IIM Jammu Executive MBA (Blended Mode) PhD www.iimj.ac.in
IIM Kashipur MBA, MBA (Analytics), EMBA, EMBAA (Executive Master of Business Administration Analytics) PhD www.iimkashipur.ac.in
IIM Kozhikode PGP, PGP-BL, PGP-F, PGP-LSM, EPGP Kochi Ph.D., Ph.D. (Executive) www.iimk.ac.in
IIM Lucknow PGP, PGP-ABM, PGP-SM, PGPWE FPM/PhD, EFPM www.iiml.ac.in
IIM Nagpur MBA, MBA (Executive) PhD, EPhD www.iimnagpur.ac.in
IIM Raipur PGP PhD www.iimraipur.ac.in
IIM Ranchi PGP, PGP-HRM, PGP (Business Analytics) PhD, Executive PhD www.iimranchi.ac.in
IIM Rohtak PGP, EPGDSM PhD, PhDWP www.iimrohtak.ac.in
IIM Sambalpur MBA, Executive MBA PhD www.iimsambalpur.ac.in
IIM Shillong PGP, PGPEX, MBA (WE) DPM, E-DPM www.iimshillong.ac.in
IIM Sirmaur MBA, MBA (T&HM), ExMBA (Digital Transformation & Analytics) PhD www.iimsirmaur.ac.in
IIM Tiruchirappalli PGPM & PGPM-HR PhD www.iimtrichy.ac.in
IIM Udaipur MBA, MBA-DEM, MBA-GSCM, PGDBAWE   www.iimu.ac.in
IIM Visakhapatnam PGP, PGPEx, PGPDGM   www.iimv.ac.in


Eligibility criteria : Candidates applying for CAT 2022 should fulfill any one of the following conditions: ● Completed Bachelor’s degree with the required percentage of marks*. ● Completed professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA/Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India (FIAI)) with required percentage*. ● Should be in the final year of Bachelor’s degree with required percentage*. * SC/ST/PwD candidates should have a minimum 45%. For General, EWS and NC-OBC candidates, the minimum is 50%.

Documents required to apply: The following documents are required to apply online. However, for details documentation please go through the advertisement.

  • Valid personal email id
  • Active Mobile no.
  • Softcopy / Digital Photograph (30mm width x 45mm Height) in jpg/jpeg format with a placard while the placard is being held by the candidate indicating the name of the candidate and date of capture.

Candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a mobile phone number throughout the selection process. Online portal /official website: candidates should apply online through https://iimcat.ac.in Application form download :

Post Name Notification PDF
CAT 2022 Information Bulletin Click Here

Application process / How to Apply : Eligible candidates are required to apply online through the website https://iimcat.ac.in  only. The application form should be filled in English only.   Application fee :

The online Application fees / CAT 2022 REGISTRATION FEE for each category as mentioned below to be paid by the candidate using ANY ONE of the following mode of payment. a) Net Banking     b) Credit Card      c) Debit Card .

SC/ ST/ PWD Rs. 1150/-
All other candidates Rs. 2300/-

A candidate needs to pay the registration fee only once, irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. SC, ST and PwD candidates must upload a copy of their SC/ST/PwD certificates at the time of registration. Fees once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

Admit card /hall ticket download & print : Candidates will have to visit the IIM CAT 2022 website for downloading admit card / Hall Tickets for online test. Admit cards for the Written (Computer Based Test) Examination shall be available for download to candidates whose applications are complete in all respects. The E admit card will contain: (1) Name and date of birth as typed by the candidate in the application. (2) Photo and signature image as uploaded by the candidate. (3) Examination City allotted and Roll Number.   Exam centres / Test Centres :  At the time of registration, the candidates have to select any six test cities, as per their preference, from a drop-down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among the six preferred cities subject to availability. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city. CAT will be conducted in centres spread across around 150 test cities. Test cities will be mentioned in the CAT website and the name of the test centre will be indicated in the Admit Card.  

Exam pattern : Online computer-based Common Admission Test  & Interviw Test. Syllabus: The syllabus for all subjects is indicative and not exhaustive. The details are furnished below : There will be three sections: o Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension o Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning o Section III: Quantitative Ability. Candidates will be allotted exactly 40 minutes for answering questions in each section and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.

Exam day guidelines :

Candidates should carry ONLY Hall Ticket along with Valid Identity proof (in original) and photocopy (Xerox) of the same ID proof inside the hall. Candidate will NOT be allowed to take the examination without valid Hall Ticket & Valid ID Proof other than mentioned below will NOT be permitted/accepted under any circumstances 1. Aadhaar 2. E-Aadhaar with validated digital signature 3. Indian Passport 4. Voter ID   Selection process : Please note that each IIM is independent to mandate their own eligibility criteria (including academic cut-offs and relative weights) and follow different selection processes. Performance in the CAT 2022 examination is an important component for consideration in the selection process. IIMs may also use the previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short-listing of candidates at various stages of the selection process. For more information, refer to the admissions policies of individual IIMs on their respective websites.


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