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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    CAT
  • Mode of Conduction
    Computer-based
  • Exam Duration
    3hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    www.iimcat.ac.in
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    4th week of July 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    August 4 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    2nd week of September 2022
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    2nd week of September 2022
  • Form Correction Window Opens
    4th week of September 2022
  • Form Correction Last Date
    4th week of September 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    October 27, 2022
  • Display of Answer Key
    1st week of December 2022
  • Declaration of Result
    1st week of January 2023
  • Exam Date
    November 27, 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2022 is that the candidate must have completed a graduation with a minimum of 50% marks. Also, 5% relaxation in qualifying marks will be given to reserved category candidates.

  • Candidates in the final year of graduation are also allowed to complete CAT 2022 Registration. Moreover, there is no age limit to appear for the exam.
  • Last year, the authority had revised the CAT eligibility criteria and allowed the candidates to fill the application forms using “promotion/pass” certification in place of mark sheets. However, the same is applicable for the 2022 session can only be said after the release of official notification for CAT 2022.
  • Also, candidates with the reserved category can take the benefit of reservation policy while filling the online application form. Check CAT 2022 Reservation
Exam Pattern

Candidates must be aware of the CAT 2022 exam pattern in order to take their studies in the right direction. Here is a quick brief of the CAT 2022 Exam pattern, have a look -

  • CAT 2022 exam will be conducted online in CBT mode.
  • The duration of the CAT exam 2022 is expected to be 120 minutes.
  • CAT 2022 question paper will subjective as well as objective questions.
  • There will be a negative marking also. One mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. However, there will be no negative marking in subjective questions.
  • CAT exam question paper will have three sections: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Ability.
Syllabus

AT Syllabus 2022: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) will not officially release the CAT 2022 syllabus on its official website. However, based on previous years' CAT question paper, students can apprehend the syllabus of CAT 2022. The questions asked in the CAT paper have mostly been based on advanced middle school math i.e. class 9 and class 10 and English topics, the difference being varying in difficulty level (higher). CAT exam syllabus includes all CAT important topics of verbal ability & reading comprehension (VARC), data interpretation & logical reasoning (DILR), and quantitative aptitude (QA).

The IIM CAT exam syllabus is very general and broad. Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer-based test (CBT). The CAT 2022 syllabus gives us a good idea of how to prepare for the CAT entrance exam 2022. Before beginning the CAT exam preparation, candidates must know the CAT exam syllabus and paper pattern.

Before reviewing the comprehensive CAT exam subjects, it is important to get an overview of the important topics from each section asked in CAT 2022. Below is a table that outlines important topics from the CAT 2022 syllabu which the candidates must focus on.

 

 

Section Important Topics
Quantitative Aptitude Number System, Geometry, Algebra, Mensuration, Time and Work
Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Tables, Graphs, Data Caselets
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Para-jumbles & para-summary, sentence completion, inferences, RC passages based questions.