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CAT 2017 exam for admission to IIMs and other top MBA colleges was held on November 26. The exam was considered a little easier than last year and it is expected that CAT cut offs for IIMs may go up for admission to 2018-20 batch. Read More  Analysis 

 

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IIM Lucknow that convened CAT 2017 has released the CAT 2017 slot-1 and slot-2 CAT question paper with answer keys on December 7 alongwith an objection form to submit the objection till December 9, if any in regard to wrong answer option in CAT 2017 exam. CAT 2017 Question Paper With Answer Slot 1 and Slot 2

 

The CAT 2017 question paper with solutions/ answer keys as provided by IIMs are available and the candidates going to appear in CAT 2018 can utilise the opportunity to take actual CAT Slot-1 and slot-2 test paper with correct answer options. Take paper with answer

 

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow conducted CAT 2017 on Sunday November 26, 2017 in 144 test cities and more than 600 test venues across the country to accomodate 2.31 lakh candidates who had registered to appear in CAT 2017. Last 2 CAT exams in 2015 and 2016 were convened by IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore respectively.  TCS the testing partner for CAT since 2014 remains unchanged. Common Admission Test (CAT), gateway to 20 IIMs and other top B-schools was held in the similar format as that of CAT 2016 and CAT 2015. 

 

CAT 2017 exam was held on Novermber 26, 2017 in 2 sessions - morning and afternoon. IIMs have shortened the CAT 2017 exam testing window to 1 day only. 

 

Around 2 lakhs candidates appeared in CAT 2017 exam as the total number of candidates who have registered for CAT 2017 are 2.31 lakhs. CAT 2017 offers a stiff competition for admission to top B-schools like IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Kozhikode, Indore, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR among others. Over the years the candidates applying for CAT aptitude test leading to IIM admission have been increasing year after year as the data for past CAT exam released by CAT convening IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Indore and other IIMs reveal this fact. 

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 30-07-2017 06:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 09-08-2017 10:00 AM to 25-09-2017 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 25-10-2017 10:00 AM to 26-11-2017 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 09:30 (Confirm)
    Result: 07-01-2018 10:00 AM (Tentative)

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About CAT 2017 Exam

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow will conduct CAT 2017 on Sunday November 26, 2017 in 144 test cities and more than 600 test venues across the country to accomodate 2.31 lakh candidates who have registered to appear in CAT 2017. Last 2 CAT exams in 2015 and 2016 were convened by IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore respectively.  TCS the testing partner for CAT since 2014 remains unchanged. Common Admission Test (CAT), gateway to 20 IIMs and other top B-schools will be held in the similar format as that of CAT 2016 and CAT 2015. 

 

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CAT 2017 Admit Card

Updated On: Saturday, ‎November ‎25, ‎2017, 6:30 PM
 
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CAT 2017 Eligibility

Updated On: Friday, November 10 2017, 5:19 PM

 

CAT exam eligibility is not proposed to be changed by IIMs in CAT 2017. Over the years the eligibility for CAT has more or less remained same although with some changes in CAT exam eligibility since 2014, IIMs MBA eligibility and CAT exam eligibility criteria have faced few clashing points.
 

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CAT Syllabus 2017

Updated On: Friday, November 10 2017, 5:19 PM

 

CAT 2017 Mock test released by IIMs on October 30 has defined the updated CAT 2017 syllabus for the exam to a large extent. As per the official CAT 2017 Mock test following changes in CAT 2017 syllabus are proposed on the CAT exam day. Candidates may change their preparation strategy a little bit to incorporate these changes in CAT 2017 exam syllabus:

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CAT Registration

Updated On: Friday, November 10 2017, 5:19 PM

 

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CAT Exam Pattern

Updated On: Friday, November 22 2017, 12:06 PM

 

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CAT 2017 Preparation

Updated On: Friday, November 10 2017, 5:19 PM

 

CAT 2017 exam is quite near and after receiving your CAT 2017 Admit Card, you are well aware about your CAT 2017 exam test centre and must have made the travel plan for the D-day. However, on the top of everything is your smart CAT exam preparation strategy that you need to follow during next few days.

 

CAT preparation till now
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CAT Preparation for VARC

Updated On: Friday, November 10 2017, 5:19 PM

 

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension in CAT 2017 exam would be the 1st section. VARC is considered as the most tricky section as this section can get any composition of topics and different type of questions.
 

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CAT Preparation for Quant

Updated On: Friday, November 10 2017, 5:19 PM

 

Quantitative Aptitude in CAT 2017 carries a weightage of 34% in overall CAT 2017 exam. As per the trend in CAT exam during the past 2 years, Quant in CAT exam 2017 will occupy the 3rd and last section. Quant in CAT is considered as the very tricky section as this section can get any composition of topics and different type of questions in MCQ or Non-MCQ format.
 

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CAT DILR Preparation

Updated On: Friday, November 10 2017, 5:19 PM

 

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CAT Percentile Predictor

Updated On: Monday, ‎December ‎11, ‎2017, 11:45 AM

 

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IIM Call Predictor

Updated On: Monday, ‎December ‎11, ‎2017, 11:45 AM

 

CAT 2017 Exam was held on November 26, 2017. On December 7, IIM Lucknow, the Convener of CAT 2017, released CAT 2017 Official Questions and Answer Keys. This is the first time that IIMs have officially released CAT Questions & Answer keys.

 

CAT 2017 Exam Results are expected to be formally released on January 7. IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta and other IIMs will release IIM Calls based on candidate Scores, Percentile and Academic Profile in January Week 2.

 

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CAT 2017 Exam Analysis: Slot 1 Analysis & Slot 2 Analysis

Updated On: ‎Monday, ‎November ‎27, ‎2017, 2:15 PM

 

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CAT Mock Test for CAT 2017 Exam

Updated On: Saturday, ‎November ‎25, ‎2017, 6:30 PM

 

CAT 2017 Mock test with fewer No-penalty questions was officially released by IIM Lucknow on  October 30 after a long wait of more than 10 days. Later some changes appeared to have been made in official CAT Mock Test which increased the number of No-penalty questions back from 19 to 28.

 

2 very important points observed in the official CAT 2017 Mock released by IIMs are:

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CAT 2017 FAQs

CAT 2017 FAQs for Registration and IIM admission 2018 – answered by experts

 

Q.1 Who will convene CAT 2017?
A. CAT 2017 will be conducted by IIMs in partnership with testing agency TCS Tata Consultancy Services) on November 26, 2017 on a single day.

 

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CAT 2017 Exam Date

Updated On: Sunday, ‎November ‎26, ‎2017, 12:35 PM

 

Latest Update: "CAT 2017 Slot 1 Analysis by MBAUniverse.com: Easy CAT on predictable lines"

 

CAT 2017 exam is being held on Sunday November 26, 2017. Slot 1 of CAT 2017 exam was successfully held from 9AM to 12Noon. According to experts, CAT 2017 Slot 1 was easy and on predictable lines.

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CAT 2017 Results

Updated On: ‎Thursday, ‎November ‎30, ‎2017, 10:10 AM

 

The expected CAT 2017 Result date is January 7, 2018. The CAT result date is the most important day for the CAT aspirants who have done well in the CAT exam and on the basis of their performance have high hopes to get into one of the top IIMs. CAT 2017 exam result is expected to be declared on January 7, 2018 or in the beginning of 2nd week of January 2018.

 

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CAT 2017 Exam Centres

CAT 2017 will be held in 144 test cities across the country and at more than 400 test venues. CAT 2017 will be conducted in 140 test cities spread across the country. Details about the test centres in these test cities will be available on the CAT 2017 website from 18th October, 2017 and the name of the test centre will be indicated in the Admit Card.

 

IIMs reserve the right to change or cancel any test centre / city and/or change the test time and date at their own discretion.

 

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