CAT 2017 will be conducted by IIM Lucknow on November 26


IIM Lucknow to Conduct CAT 2017CAT 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

S. No Events  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
2013 IIM Indore 1,94,516 Prometric
2012 IIM Kozhikode 2,14,000 Prometric
2011 IIM Calcutta 2,05,000 Prometric
2010 IIM Lucknow 2,04,000 Prometric
2009 IIM Ahmedabad 2,41,000 Prometric
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

S. No. Courses
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

For more updates related to CAT 2017 and preparation tips of CAT, stay tuned with ParikshaTips.


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