CAT Exam 2011 for IIMs

The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct Common Admission Test 2011 (CAT 2011)  between October 22 and November 18, 2011. CAT 2011 will be conducted by IIMs as a pre-requisite for admission to various management programmes conducted by various IIMs.

 Post Graduate Programmes in Management
 Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.] of IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow, IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi and IIM Tiruchirappalli

Test Centres:
Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Siliguri, Varanasi, VishakhapatnamAhmedabad, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Bangalore, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Durgapur.

Eligibilty criteria:
The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA) (Ft may also referred to as Persons with Disability (PWD) categories], awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. 

CAT 2011 exam Voucher sale and Exam registration:
The CAT2011 Vouchers can be obtained from branches of Axis Bank and their associated outlets during the period from Wednesday, 17 August 2011 to Monday, 26 September 2011 for Rs. 1600/- (Rs. 800/- for SC/ST candidates). Visit the CAT2011 website ( for exact locations of Axis bank branches and their associated outlets where voucher sale is arranged.

On purchasing the CAT 2011 Voucher, prospective candidates must log on to the website to register for CAT 2011. The registration window starts on August 17, 2011 and will close on September 28, 2011. Details of the registration process are provided at the website Candidates should view the CAT 2011 video which will be available on from August 15, 2011 onwards. A short audio recording with key highlights from the video will be available on +91 124 451 7178 during the registration & scheduling period.

Test Pattern:
The CAT 2011 will have only two sections. The first section is Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation; the second section is Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning. These two sections will be implemented sequentially with separate time limits. The examination will be 140 minutes. Candidates will have 70 minutes to answer 30 questions within each section which will have an on-screen countdown timer. Within the 70 min provided for the section, candidates can review the answers. Once the time ends for the first section, they will move to the second section and will no longer be able to go back.


IIM Ahmedabad PGP and PGP-ABM
IIM Rohtak PGP
RGIIM Shillong PGP
IIM Tiruchirappalli   PGP
IIM Bangalore PGP, PGSEM and PGPPM
IIM Lucknow PGP and PGP-ABM
IIM Raipur PGP
IIM Indore PGP and EPGP
IIM Kozhikode PGP
IIM Udaipur PGP
IIM Kashipur PGP

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