CAT 2022: Last Day to Register

By Aditi Joshi|Updated : September 21st, 2022

CAT Notification 2022 was released on 31st July. CAT 2022 exam will be conducted on 27th November 2022. The CAT 2022 exam will be conducted in three sessions similar to CAT 2021. The candidates will be able to register for CAT 2022 exam till today 21st September 2022, at 5:00 PM now. Earlier the last day to register for CAT 2022 was 14th September 2022. Also, the candidates will be able to download their admit card from 27th October 2022 till the exam date on 27th November 2022. The CAT exam will be conducted in 150 test cities across India. Also, the candidates can now choose Imphal (Manipur) as a preferred city for the CAT 2022 exam.

The common Admission Test is one of the most sought-after management exams. CAT 2022 is a National Level entrance exam that is conducted by one of the Indian Institute of Management on a rotational basis and Lakhs of aspirants appear for CAT every year. The CAT 2022 exam will be conducted by IIM Bangalore. The registration process for CAT 2022 is completely online.

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CAT Notification 2022

CAT 2022 Exam Highlights

The official CAT notification 2022 was released on the official website on 31st July 2022. IIM Bangalore has announced the CAT 2022 exam date along with the notification. It is quite evident from CAT 2021 exam pattern that the number of CAT Questions has been decreased to 66 as compared to 100 questions in CAT 2019 and 76 questions in CAT 2020. 

Exam Name

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022

Exam Mode

Online Computer-based

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Fees

 Rs 1150 (for SC/STand PwD),  Rs. 2300/- (for all other candidates)



Marks per correct question


Negative Marking

Yes (-1)

CAT 2022 Exam Date & Important Schedule 

The CAT registration process had started from 3rd August 2022 from 10 AM and the last day to register for the CAT 2022 exam is today 21st September 2022 till 5 PM. The candidates can check the important dates of the CAT 2022 exam in the table given below:  



CAT 2022 Notification Release

31st July 2022

CAT 2022 Registration start

3rd August 2022

CAT 2022 Online Registration Ends

14th September 2022 (Till 5 PM) 21st September 2022 (5:00 PM)

CAT 2022 Application Correction Window

 To be Announced

CAT 2022 Issue of Admit card

27th October 2022 onwards

CAT 2022 Exam

27th November 2022

Release of Answer Key

 To be Announced

CAT 2022 Result

2nd week of January 2023

New CAT Paper Pattern 2022

Candidates who are planning to apply for the CAT 2022 exam must go through the CAT exam pattern in a detailed manner. A good understanding of the paper pattern in advance will help you prepare for the exam in a productive manner. Also, check and download the latest CAT Syllabus 2022 to note the topics to be covered for all the sections. Refer to the CAT 2022 expected exam pattern below:



Non-MCQ Questions​


Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)​




Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)




Quantitative Ability (QA)








Marking Scheme is given below:

  • +3 marks for every correct answer
  • -1 marks for every incorrect answer
  • 0 marks for un-attempted questions


CAT 2022 Registration Process

The CAT registration and application process started on 3rd August 2022. The last date for CAT 2022 registration is today (21st September) 2022 till 5 PM.

You must check the CAT Eligibility Criteria 2022 before applying online

To apply and complete the CAT Registration 2022, you must note the following points. 

A valid email id and mobile number are required from the time of registration till the selection process. The following steps were there in the previous year for the CAT application process:

  • The candidate needs to register as a new user.
  • For the CAT Exam registration 2022, the following details must be filled.
    • Personal details of the candidate need to be filled such as Family details 
    • Academic details 
    • Work experience details, if any requires to be filled
    • Choice of the program the aspirant wishes to apply
    • The choice of the test centre city in which the candidate wishes to appear for CAT Exam 2022
  • Post this, Applicant needs to make the payment

A confirmation email along with the registration ID and password for login will be sent to the mail ID filled after the payment

Details Required for CAT Registration 2022

For CAT Registration 2022, you need to fill the following fields:

  • Candidate's Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Email address
  • Mobile Number

Documents Required for CAT Registration

Before filling the CAT registration form the candidates should keep the following documents ready:

  • Coloured Passport size Photograph in white Background (less than 80KB)
  • Scanned image of Signature (less than 80KB)
  • Academic documents (mark sheets and certificates)
  • Valid PWD (Person with Disability) certificate
    • Scribe affidavit for suitable PWD candidates
  • Caste/Category certificate issued by Government

What Next After CAT 2022 Registration

After successful registration for CAT 2022, the following events must be completed as per the CAT selection process.  

 . Completion of Application Process
 . Download the CAT admit card
 . Appearing for CAT 2022
 . CAT Answer Key is released.
 . Declaration of CAT Result and Scorecard



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FAQs on CAT 2022 Last Day to Register

  • The registration for CAT 2022 will start from August 3rd , 2022 and will end on Sept 14, 2022.

  • IIM Bangalore is conducting the CAT 2022 exam. Prof. Ashis Mishra is the Convenor of CAT 2022.

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