CAT 2017 notification & dates has been announced on July 29, 2017 (Saturday). As per latest announcement by professor Neeraj Dwivedi, IIM Lucknow will conduct CAT 2017 on November 26, 2017 in two sessions. CAT 2017 application form will be released on August 9, 2017 (Wednesday) which will be available till September 20, 2017 (Wednesday). Candidates will have 43 days to apply for CAT 2017.
The printed official notification related to CAT 2017 will be released by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in newspapers across the country on July 30.
CAT 2017 – As the Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) in a rotation, this year CAT 2017 will be conducted by IIM Lucknow on month of November 26, 2017. The name of convenor is not announced yet. Official states that, “IIM L, the CAT centre for 2017, invites bid for providing advertising services for CAT 2017 from June 23 till August 7, 2017…”.
Last year CAT was conducted by IIM- Bangalore and the testing agency was ‘Tata Consultancy Service’. This year IIM-L is conducting CAT 2017 with Tata Constancy Agency. Check the below trend of CAT
CAT Important Dates 2017 – Candidates willing to appear in CAT 2017 can check below the events and timelines of CAT 2017
CAT 2017 Important Dates
|1||Official notification by IIM Lucknow for Common admission test||30 July 2017|
|2||CAT registration begins||9 August 2017|
|3||Last date of CAT 2017 application form||20 September 2017|
|4||CAT tutorials will be published on||Last week of October 2017*|
|5||Online test (2 slots)||26 November 2017|
|6||Announcement of CAT Result||8 January 2018 (Monday)*|
Note * Dates are tentative, ParikshaTips will provide you actual dates of CAT 2017 as and when it will be announced by official body, IIM Lucknow.
CAT (Common Admission Test) Trends
|Year||Conducted by||No. of Registration||CAT Testing Agency|
|2017||IIM Lucknow||–||Tata Consultancy Services|
|2016||IIM Bangalore||2.5 Lakh||Tata Consultancy Services|
|2015||IIM Ahmedabad||2,18,664||Tata Consultancy Services|
|2014||IIM Indore||1,96,988||Tata Consultancy Services|
|2008||Jointly by IIMs||2,90,000||–|
CAT 2017 will be concluded for an admission to various top 20 Indian Institutes of Management and more than 100 other top B-schools across the country. Approximate 2 to 2.5 candidates will appear in CAT 2017 online test.
In 2010, CAT was conducted by IIM Lucknow in offline mode. This is the second computer based CAT to be conducted by this IIM.
List of IIMs – Candidates can check the list below of IIMs, number of seats offered and fee of respected IIMs.
List of Indian Institute of Management (IIMs), Seats and Fee
|IIMs||Number of Seats||Fee (Lakh)|
|Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad||385||19.5|
|Indian Institute of Management Amritsar||60||9|
|Indian Institute of Management Bangalore||412||18.7|
|Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya||60||11|
|Indian Institute of Management Calcutta||462||19|
|Indian Institute of Management Indore||550||13|
|Indian Institute of Management Kashipur||210||10.5|
|Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode||353||13.75|
|Indian Institute of Management Lucknow||436||14|
|Indian Institute of Management Nagpur||60||10|
|Indian Institute of Management Raipur||210||10.26|
|Indian Institute of Management Ranchi||155||10.5|
|Indian Institute of Management Rohtak||170 – 180||10.5|
|Indian Institute of Management Shillong||120||12.68|
|Indian Institute of Management Trichy||120||10|
|Indian Institute of Management Udaipur||180||9.5|
|Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam||60||10.5|
|Indian Institute of Management, Jammu||45||10|
|Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur||140||10|
|Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur||60||9|
CAT 2017 Applications – CAT Registration will start from August 9 which will be close on September 20, 2017. IIM Lucknow will release the CAT application form 2017 in online mode. As per CAT 2017 eligibility criteria, candidate must be graduate from any recognized university.
List of courses offered through CAT 2017
|1||Post Graduate Programme in Agri-Business Management|
|2||Post Graduate Programme|
|3||Post Graduate Programme in Business Management|
|4||Post Graduate Programme for Working Executive|
|5||Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management|
|6||Post Graduate Diploma in Management|
|7||Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management|
|8||Post Graduate Progamme in Public Policy and Management|
|9||Executive Post Graduate Programme|
|10||Post Graduate Programme at Mumbai|
|11||Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets|
|12||Post Graduate Programme at UAE|
|13||Post Graduate Programme for Executives|
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