IIM Releases CAT 2018 Admit Card on October 24


NEW DELHI, October 24, 2018: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta has released the admit card of their Common Admission Test or CAT 2018 exams. The admit card will be available online for download, and will not be mailed individually to the candidates. Applicants will be required to visit the official website of IIM, Calcutta to download their admission cards- iimcal.ac.in.

CAT is a national level entrance test which is organized only once a year by IIM, Calcutta. The entrance test is conducted for students seeking admission in MBA at 20 IIMs and 100 B-Schools across India. The CAT 2018 entrance exam is scheduled to be held on October 24, 2018. Read further for steps to download admit card and more on the entrance test.

CAT 2018 Important Event Dates

The important events and dates of the Common Admission Test 2018 are as follows.

  • Online Registration               Closed on August 8, 2018
  • Admit Card Release Date October 24, 2018
  • Release of Tutorial/Mock Test October 17, 2018 (Released!)
  • CAT 2018 Exam Date                November 24, 2018
  • Answer Key Release                By second week of December 2018
  • Declaration of Result                Second week of January 2019

Steps to download CAT 2018 Admit Card

Participants are required to download, print a copy, and carry the admit card with to the exam hall. Those who fail to bring the admit card will be subject to denial of entry to the exam hall. Follow the basic steps provided below and download your admit card.

  • Go to the official website of IIMC, Calcutta- iimcal.ac.in.
  • On the home page itself you will find the link for ‘Admit Card download’. Open the link.
  • In the next window you will be asked for details such as: Registration Number, Password, Date of Birth etc. And a ‘Captcha’ to be filled. Fill all the details and press ‘Submit’
  • Your e-Admit card for CAT 2018 will open in the next window.
  • Download and print a copy of the admit card.

CAT 2018 Exam Pattern

The exam paper of CAT 2018 will contain 3 sections. The total time period of the exam is 3 hours, where 60 minutes will be for each for the three sections. Find the three sections of the exam in the following table.

CAT 2018 Exam Sections

Particulars Name
Section 1 Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Section 2 Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Section 3 Quantitative Ability

The test is computer-based with a total of 100 objective multiple, non-multiple type of questions. The exam tutorial/ mock test for CAT 2018 has been released by IIMC, Calcutta. Students are advised to visit the official website and download the mock test for exam preparation.

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