CAT 2022 Registration Started

By Anjali Chowdhury|Updated : August 3rd, 2022

CAT Registration 2022: CAT conducting authority (for CAT 2022) has started with CAT Registration 2022 on 3rd August 2022. The CAT 2022 Registration will end on 14th September 2022. The candidates must check all the details about CAT Login 2022 before applying online.

More than 2 lac candidates appear for the CAT every year. CAT is undoubtedly the most anticipated MBA entrance exam of the year. Students who are in the final year of their graduation may also appear for the CAT exam. Appearing candidates must have a minimum of 50% in their graduation. Check all the important information about the CAT exam 2022 application form, registration, dates, registration procedure, registration fees, and more.

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Direct Link to Register for CAT 2022 Exam

CAT Registration 2022 - Overview

The national-level MBA entrance exam, CAT, is the gateway to more than 500 top B-schools across the nation including colleges like IIMs, IITs, FMS, IMI, MDI, and many more. Only those candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria for CAT 2022 shall be able to apply for CAT. 

CAT entrance exam 2022 registration date has been released. The CAT 2022 Registration has started from  3rd August 2022 and will end on 14th September 2022. The candidates must check and read all the instructions and details before filling the registration form for CAT 2022 exam. Also, it is recommended not to wait for the last day and fill the form well in advance. 

It is very important to keep all the documents handy before you start your application process to avoid any errors. Seeing the current situation, it is expected that  same CAT exam pattern and syllabus will be followed as in CAT 2021.

Check and download CAT Exam syllabus 2022

CAT Exam 2022 Highlights 

CAT is the most popular MBA entrance exam in the country. The table is given below shows details about the CAT exam. The number of questions in CAT 2022 is expected to be similar to what we have seen in CAT 2021. As per the CAT's latest exam pattern, it is expected that the CAT 2022 will have in total.

Particulars

CAT 2022

CAT 2021

CAT 2020

CAT 2019

Exam Duration

2 hours

2 hours

2 hours

3 hours

Sectional Duration

40 minutes each section

40 minutes each section

40 minutes each section

60 minutes each section

Number of Qs in VARC (expected)

24

24

26

34

Number of Qs in QA (expected)

22

22

26

34

Number of Qs in DILR (expected)

20

20

24

32

CAT Registration Fee (as per the latest notification)

  • Unreserved-2300
  • Reserved-1150
  • Unreserved-2200
  • Reserved-1100
  • Unreserved - Rs.2000
  • Reserved - Rs.1000
  • Unreserved - Rs.1900
  • Reserved - Rs.950

CAT Conducting body

IIM Bangalore 

IIM Ahmedabad

IIM Indore

IIM Kozhikode

Official Website

iimcat.ac.in

Medium of Exam

Online

Note: Notification regarding CAT 2022 has been announced. It is assumed that the Paper pattern of CAT 2021 will be followed.

CAT 2022 Notification

CAT Registration Dates 2022

CAT 2022 Registrations has already started. CAT 2022 exam will be held on 27th November 2022. Given below is the schedule for the upcoming events for CAT 2022:

Events

Dates 

CAT exam Registration date 2022

3rd August 2022 

CAT exam 2022 Registration last date

14th September 2022 

CAT Admit card 2022

27th October 2022 

CAT 2022 Exam Date

27th November 2022 

CAT 2022 Result Declaration

To be Announced 

Who can Appear for CAT 2022?

There are certain CAT eligibility criteria set for the candidates who wish to appear for the CAT 2022. The detailed CAT Eligibility 2022 is given in the table below based upon the Academics, Nationality, Age, Category, etc. You must go through the detailed eligibility before registering for CAT 2022 

CAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

 

Particulars

Criteria

Academic Qualification

  •  The candidates should have scored 50% marks in their graduation (general category).
  • Candidates who are in their final year and are waiting for their results can also apply for the CAT 2022 exam.  

Age Limit

No age limit 

Category Reservation

  • 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates.
  • 27% of the seats are reserved for Other Backward Classes candidates belonging to the “non-creamy” layer (NC-OBC).
  • 10% of the seats are reserved for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) candidates.  

Note: Candidates appearing for the final year of the Bachelor’s the degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply.

Check How to Register for CAT 2022?

Details Required for CAT Registration 2022

Before proceeding to fill the CAT Application Form 2022, you must keep the documents ready in scanned format. 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

  • 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

CAT Registration 2022 - Step by Step Guide

The CAT Registration and CAT Application Form have started. All the interested candidates must fill their form and pay the CAT Registration Fee before the last date of CAT Registration 2022. It is suggested to keep all the documents (mentioned above) handy before applying for CAT 2022.

Steps to Fill CAT Exam Form 2022

Given below is the step-by-step guide to fill the CAT Application Form for CAT 2022:

  • Visit the official website for CAT 2022 (www.iim cat.ac.in)
  • Click on the “New Candidate Registration” button visible on the screen.
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  • You will be redirected to the new page where you will be asked to enter your primary details like
    • Name
    • Date of Birth
    • Email Address
    • Country
    • Mobile Number
  • After entering the details, you will need to click on “Generate OTP
  • The OTP so generated will be sent to your mobile number and email address that you have mentioned
  • You need to enter the OTP you have received on your mobile/email and enter the captcha code given then press “Submit” to register yourself successfully for CAT 2022
  • Your login credential will be generated and sent to your registered email address
  • Login to your CAT portal with your login credentials that you have received on mail
  • You will be required to fill in the following details as soon as you log in for the first time
    • Personal Details
    • Other personal information
    • Communication Details
    • Emergency contact details
    • Documents to be uploaded (in the specified format)
  • For the academic details, you will need to enter details about 10th, 12th, graduation, post-graduation (if any), and work experience (if any)
  • After doing that, you need to enter your communication and emergency contact details
  • After that, you need to select the IIMs you wish to get admission to and the city of interview
  • After you have added these details, you need to select 6 cities for the test centre in order of your preference for taking the CAT 2022 exam
  • After the completion of all the above-stated steps, you need to pay the CAT registration fee as per your category
  • Once your payment is realized by the CAT authorities, your application will be considered final and you may download your CAT Admit Card once it gets available on the portal.

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CAT Registration 2022 - Application Fee

The candidates need to pay the following CAT registration fee as per the category to which they belong:

category

CAT Registration Fee 2022

General/Unreserved/NC-OBC candidates

INR 2300 

SC/ST/PWD candidates

INR 1150 

 

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FAQs

  • The CAT Registration 2022 have already started from 3rd August 2022 and will end on 14th September 2022.

  • The registration fee for General/Unreserved/NC-OBC category, it is Rs.2300 and for SC/ST/PWD candidates, it is Rs.1150

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