MBA-CAT 2014 : Common Admission Test for IIMs and other prominent B-Schools in India
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CAT 2014 Notification:
Eligibility Criteria and Procedure for CAT 2014
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Indian Institute of Management (IIMs)
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak,
Shillong, Tiruchirappalli and Udaipur
Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014

The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2O14) during a 2-day testing window (4 sessions) on 16th & 22nd November, 2014. CAT 2014 will be conducted by IIMs as
a pre-requisite for admission to various management programmes of IIMs. These programmes are:
A. Post Graduate Programmes in Management:
* IIM Ahmedabad: PGP and PGP-ABM:
www.iimahd.ernet.in
* IIM Bangalore: PGP, PGPEM and PGPPM:
www.iimb.ernet.in
* IIM Calcutta: PGP-PGDM:
www.iimcal.ac.in
* IIM Indore: PGP, PGP-Mumbai, PGP-UAE and EPGR:
www.iimidr.ac.in
* IIM Kashipur: PGP and EPGPM:
www.iimkashipur.ac.in
* IIM Kozhikode: PGP:
www.iimk.ac.in
* IIM Lucknow: PGP, PGP-ABM and PGPSM:
www.iiml.ac.in
* IIM Raipur: PGP and PGPWE:
www.iimraipur.ac.in
* IIM Ranchi: PGDM and PGDHRM:
www.iimranchi.ac.in
* IIM Rohtak: PGP:
www.iimrohtak.ac.in
* RGIIM Shillong: PGP and PGPEX:
www.iimshillong.in
* IIM Tiruchirappaili: PGP, PGPBM and PGPHRM:
www.iimtrichy.ac.in
* IIM Udaipur: PGP:
www.iimu.ac.in
B. Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.]
of IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kashipur, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow,
IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Rohtak, RGIIM Shillong, IIM Tiruchirappalli, IIM Udaipur and EFPM programme
of IIM Kashipur and IIM Raipur.
Separate advertisements will appear for the Fellow programme of each institute as well as PGP-ABM of IIM Ahmedabad, PGPEM and PGPPM of IIM Bangalore, PGP-Mumbai, PGP-UAE & EPGP of IIM Indore, EPGPM of IIM Kashipur, PGP-ABM & PGPSM of IIM Lucknow, PGPWE of IIM Raipur, PGDHRM of IIM Ranchi, PGPEX of RGIIM Shillong, PGPBM & PGPHRM of IIM Tiruchirappalli. Before a prospective candidate makes a decision to appear for CAT 2014, he/she must visit the websites and/or read programme advertisements of the concerned IIM and specific programmes to ensure which programmes they want to apply for, eligibility requirements and admission processes.
List of non-IIM member institutions that have registered to avail the CAT 2014 scores is provided at
www.iimcatac.in.
CAT 2014 Scores are restricted only for admission to IIMs and non-IIM member institutions. IIMs have no role in
the selection process of Non-IIM Institutions.
A candidate can appear for CAT2014 only once during the 2-day testing window (4 sessions).

The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2O14)
during a 2-day testing window (4 sessions) on 16th & 22nd November, 2014
Registration for CAT2014: The registration window opens on 6th August, 2014 and will close on
30th September, 2014
The details about the registration process will be available on CAT 2014 website
www.iimcat.ac.in .

Information Sources:
CAT website:
www.iimcat.ac.in (From 01-08-2014) | IVRS Number: 1800-2100-151

CAT2014 Eligibility: A 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) (It may also be 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 Human Resource Development, Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained by a candidate in the bachelor's degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case a candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the university/institution from where he/she has obtained the bachelor's degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate's CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100. Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2015 from the Principal/Registrar of his/her College/Institute (issued on or before June 30, 2015) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate. IIMs may verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process, the details of which are provided at the website www.iimcat.ac.in. Applicants should note that the mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for shortlisting by IIMs.
Prospective candidates must maintain a valid and unique email account and a phone number throughout the selection process.
Payment of Registration Fees: The registration fee is Rs.1600 for General and NC-OBC candidates and Rs. 800 for SC/ST/PWD (DA) candidates, which is to be paid online at the time of registration. The details will be available on
www.iimcat.ac.in.
Please note that a candidate needs to pay registration fee only once irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. NC-OBC, SC, ST and PWD (DA) candidates must upload a copy of their NC-OBC/SC/ST/PWD (DA) certificates at the time of registration. Fees once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.
Registration for CAT2014: The registration window opens on 6th August, 2014 and will close on 30th September, 2014. The details about the registration process will be available on CAT 2014 website
www.iimcat.ac.in.
At the time of registration, a candidate has to select three test cities as per her/his preference from the drop down menu, A candidate will be allotted a test site in one among the three of her/his preferred test cities in anyone of the four sessions after the last date of registration. The candidates can download their admit cards from 16th Oct, 2014 till their exam date.
Test Cities: There are 99 test cities. The details about the test sites spread across 99 test cities will be available on
www.iimcat.ac.in from 16th Oct, 2014 and the name of the test site will be indicated in her/his Admit Card.
IIMs reserve the right to change or cancel any test site and/or change the test window time and dates at their own discretion.
CAT2014 Scores: A candidate's CAT 2014 score card will be made available at the
www.iimcat.ac.in and individual information will not be sent The CAT results will be declared during 3rd week of December, 2014. CAT 2014 score will remain valid till December 31, 2015. The CAT 2014 candidates' scores will be made available till December 31, 2015. Subsequent to that date no queries related to issuance of CAT 2014 score cards will be entertained.
Admission Process: Please note that each IIM shortiists candidates for the second stage of selection which may be independent of each other. The process may include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI). Performance in CAT 2014 examination is an important component in the admission process. IIMs may use previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short listing and ranking of the candidates at various stages of the admission process. The processes, academic rating cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs. For more information you may refer to the admissions policies of IIM's from their
respective websites.

For details see Times of India (Ahmedabad) July 27, 2014 pg.3

CAT 2014 Notification:
Eligibility Criteria and Procedure for CAT 2014
Click here for details

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