The Common Admission Test (CAT) will be held on November 29, 2020. This year, the entrance exam will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Indore. The online registration for CAT 2020 will begin from August 5 to September 16.
CAT will be conducted in test centers spread across around 156 test cities in India. Candidates will be given the option to select any four test cities in the order of their suitability and preference. Those students who clear the exam will be eligible for direct admission to management courses, including PGP, PGDM, PGPEM, EPGP, PGPBM, PGPEX, at various IIMs and other B-schools across the country.
The candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50 percent marks or equivalent. The reserve category candidates Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) need to hold a minimum of 45 percent marks from a recognized university.
The application fees for the candidates belonging to the general category is Rs 2000, while for the candidates belonging to reserved category SC, ST and PwD are Rs 1000.
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by the IIMs every year to fill seats in their PGP programmes. The entrance exam’s scores are accepted by many B-schools including JNU.