CAT 2019 Common Admission Test

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CAT Dates

IIM Kozhikode released a notification on 28th July 2019 and as per the notification CAT Exam 2019 is scheduled to be conducted on 24th November 2019. The notification released by IIM Kozhikode, which is the conducting body of CAT Exam 2019, specifies important dates regarding CAT Exam conducting in the year 2019.

Candidates applying for the examination must be aware of the deadlines for Application Procedure, Admit Card Download, and Declaration of Result.

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Important Dates

Registration Procedure Starts

August 7, 2019

Registration Procedure Ends

September 18, 2019 (Before 5 PM)

Form Correct Window

27th September 2019 to 30th September 2019

Admit Card Release

October 23, 2019 (Tentative)

Examination Date

November 24, 2019

Result Date

2nd Week of January 2020 (Tentative)

There is another schedule released by the institute but there are no specific dates mentioned. CAT Counseling schedule for the year 2019 has been given below:


Scheduled on

Release of Shortlisted Candidates

Third Week of January 2020

Announcement of Counseling

Third Week of January 2020

Call for the Shortlisted Candidates

Third Week of January 2020

Last Date to Apply for Counseling

First Week of February 2020

Counseling Commencement

Second Week of February 2020

Counseling Ends

Second Week of March 2020


The application form must be filled online by visiting the official website of CAT i.e. Number of students applying for the examination is expected to reach 3 Lakhs this year. Candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria to appear in the examination.

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CAT Registration Procedure

  • The registration window starts from 7th August 2019 and will remain open till 18th September 2019 (5 o'clock in the Evening).
  • Visit the official website of CAT i.e. to register for the application procedure.
  • Enter all the necessary details and make sure that the email id and mobile number shared is correct.
  • The form correction window will open from 27th September 2019 to 30th September 2019.

Note* After the registration procedure is completed, the candidates are provided with a unique User Id and password on their registered email id and mobile number.

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CAT Admit Card

The conducting body of the examination i.e. IIM Kozhikode has decided to make CAT Admit Cards available from 23rd October 2019. It is an essential document that must be carried in the examination.

  • Details on Admit Card
  • Name of the Candidate
  • DOB of the candidate
  • User Id or Registration Number
  • Exam Schedule and Slot
  • Examination Center or Venue
  • Candidate's uploaded Signature and Photograph
  • Instructions

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Test Centre Details

The Common Admission Test is conducted to determine admission into 20 IIMs or 100 B-schools all over India. CAT was conducted in 136 cities in the previous year. 

Candidates would have to choose 4 cities in the order of preference to get allotted a particular test center. While filling the CAT Application Form, candidates are advised to go through the instructions and the detailed procedure to fill the form without any discrepancy.

State Centers
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh  Bhilai, Raipur
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Madgaon
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Faridabad, Gurgaon, Palwal, Rohtak
Himachal Pradesh Solan
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru, Belgaum, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Kochi, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kozhikode, Mallapuram,

Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram


Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad,Jalgaon, Kolhapur,

Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Solapur

Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur
Rajasthan Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelvelli Telangana
Hyderabad Karim Nagar, Khammam
Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida,

Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi


Dehradun, Roorkee

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