“The CAT for 2013 will be held in a 20 days window beginning October 16 at a total of 40 centres across India,” said IIM-Indore Professor Rohit Kapoor who is the convenor for CAT 2013.
Four new test centres – Surat, Udaipur, Trivendrum and Vijaywada, have been added for CAT this year.
The voucher sale for the CAT 2013 will begin from July 29 and the same will close on September 24, 2013 at selected Axis bank branches across India. According to Prometric, the agency which will conduct the computer-based CAT on behalf of all the 13 IIMs, the candidates can register for the test online until September 26.
The dates for CAT 2103 has been announced more than 160 days in advance which gives much more time for MBA aspirants to register and prepare for the same as compared to CAT 2012 when the test dates were announced just 84 days in advance.
"We have announced the CAT 2013 dates much in advance to give MBA Aspirants more time to prepare their mind for the test," Professor Kapoor added.
The CAT scores are the gateway to the admission for MBA Aspirants to most coveted Indian Institute of Management and other top B-schools in the country including FMS, MDI, SPJIMR, JBIMS, IMT etc. The number of CAT 2012 applicants was 2.14 lakh, an increase of 9,000 compared to CAT 2011 numbers.
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