CAT Entrance Exam 2017

Waiting for the CAT Entrance Exam 2017 Application Form ? The Notification for Common Admission Test is expected to be release on 30th July 2017. Students of Business Administration who are appearing in the final year of their qualifying examination and have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks or equivalent can fill the application form. Candidates who are going to appear for the examination are required to keep a regular check on the website for the latest news and updates related to CAT and MBA Exams.

The Examination is going to be held in the week of December 2017. Students start revising your handouts as the examination is not so far. CAT Entrance Exam 2017 application process will begin in August 2017. The application form will only be available online on official website of CAT by first week of August, 2017. Its is the largest MBA Entrance Examination conducted by the IIM’s. Candidates can check the link which tells about how to study and how to groom yourself For Successful MBA Programme.

Fresh Update :- A news for the candidates who are preparing for the CAT MBA Entrance Exam as the organization has extended the dates for applying the CAT Application Form 2017. Candidates are advised to register and complete their applications well before this date. There will be no further extension. 

CAT Registration Form 2017

About Common Admission Test :- Known as CAT is a competitive management Entrance Exam held in India for those who are preparing for the Master In Business Administration. It is an Examination which is conducted by the Indian Institute Of Management (IIM’s) and other Top Business Schools in India. CAT is considered to be the toughest examination of year. Every year it conducts examination in the month of November or December. This year CAT is going to be conducted by the Indian Institute Of Management, Lucknow. CAT 2017 scores will not only be accepted by the 20 IIMs in India but over 100 B-schools across the country.

Some Brief Details Provided For CAT Entrance Exam 2017 :-

Events Overview
Name of Test Common Admission Test
Purpose of Test Qualifying Test for admission to 20 IIMs and 100+ B-schools
Conducted by Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM Lucknow)
Exam type National Level
Periodicity Once in a year (Usually in November/December)
Score or Grade Validity 1 year
Annual Number of Test Takers 1,95,000 in 2016
Pattern of Test MCQs and Non-MCQs
Paper Language English
No. of Questions 100
Test Duration 3:00 hours
Negative Marking Yes (1 mark for each wrong answer)
Syllabus Questions are asked from VRC, QA, DI & LR
Mode of Conduct Computer based test (Online mode )
CAT 2017 Convenor Professor Neeraj Dwivedi
Application Form 09h August 2017
Application Fees Rs. 1700 for General/NC-OBC category and Rs. 850 for SC/ST/PWD/DA category
Admit Card 18th October 2017
Online Test December 2017
Declaration of Result January 2017
Reservation of seats in IIMs and B-schools As per the Government of India regulations

Education Qualification For CAT Entrance Exam 2017 :-

  • Aspirants must have possess in Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university or Institute.
  • The minimum percentage of aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA to be secured by the applicants is 50% for General category candidates and 45% for reserved category candidates.
  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to appear for the examination.

Candidates appearing for the CAT Entrance Exam 2017 are eligible to fill the form online. The application fee for CAT 2017 is 1700/-m and for the candidates who belong to the reserved category is Rs. 850/-. Aspirants can do the payment through Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking. The examination will also be conducted in Online mode only. You have to fill the following details –

  • Personal Details
  • Contact Details
  • Academic Details
  • Work Experience
  • Selecting IIM’s
  • Selecting test centre and cities

Exam Pattern For CAT Entrance Exam 2017 :-

The Duration of exam will be 180 minutes. Candidates will get time bond of 60 Minutes for solving each Section. the on screen time marker will be there. 03 marks will be given to every right answer and for every wrong one 01 marks will be deducted. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated on the basis of the practice of the student from their respective University/Institution. The center of the examination will be given in an around 138 cities of India. CAT MBA 2017



No. of MCQs

No. of Non-MCQs

Questions from each section

Time allotted to each section (minutes)


Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VRC)






Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)






Quantitative Ability (QA)










CAT Entrance Exam 2017

Reservation of Seats In The CAT Entrance Exam 2017 :- As per the rules of the government of India –

  • 15% – Seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • 7.5% – Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates
  • 27% – Seats are reserved for Other Backward Classes
  • 3% – Seats are reserved for Differently Abled (DA) candidates

Important Dates For CAT Entrance Exam 2017 :-


Important Dates

CAT 2017 Notification July 2017
CAT 2017 Application Commencement 09th August 2017
CAT 2017 last date to apply 25th September 2017
CAT 2017 Admit Card 18th October 2017
CAT 2017 Exam 26th November 2017
CAT 2017 Result  January 2017

How To Download Application Form For CAT Entrance Exam 2017 ?

  • Log On  To The Official Website Of CAT i.e.
  • Got To the Section of CAT Entrance Exam 2017.
  • Check all the details properly.
  • Click on the Submit Button.
  • Enter all the important Information Correctly.
  • Now make the payment through online Mode.
  • Fix the recent Photograph and do the signature.
  • After Submitting all the details you’ll be provided Registration ID and Password.
  • Save and Take the Print of the information for the Future Reference.

Conclusion :- CAT Entrance Exam 2017 is going to divulge the notification for the Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Exam Date & Application Form. Candidates who have done the Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks from any recognized university or Institute or is appearing for the Final year exam are eligible for applying in the Examination.

Stay tuned for more updates related to MBA Notification, &
Start Practicing for your CAT Entrance Exam.

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