The much awaited IIM CAT notification is out, IIM Calcutta has released the official notification of CAT 2018 on July 29. The application form of CAT 2018 will be available from August 8. The Common Admission Test (CAT) is the most competitive MBA entrance exam of India taken by around 2 lakh candidates every year.
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is an all India Entrance test conducted by IIMs, for admission to various business administration programs across the country, including 2-year full time postgraduate programs in management, a few Executive programs, Fellowship programs in Management at the IIMS, along with programs at other top Indian B-schools like IITs, FMS, S P Jain, MDI, IMT, and more.
Around 4,000 seats are offered through the 20 IIMs. CAT 2018 score card will be valid only for one year until December 31, 2019. Prof. Sumanta Basu will be the CAT convener for this year.
CAT 2018 will be conducted on November 25 in two sessions. The exam pattern this year will remain the same as last year. Singapore Management University, joined the list of CAT participating institute last year to become the first ever international B-school to accept the CAT score. From this year onwards, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, will also accept the CAT score for admission to its MBA programme offered by the School of Management and Entrepreneurship.