CAT Registration 2022 Form – The Indian Institute of Management will release CAT Form 2022 in an online mode in the first week of August 2021. Every year, one out of 20 IIMs becomes responsible for conducting the exam. Last year, CAT application online form was released on August 5 and CAT registration last date was September 23, 2021. This year, CAT 2022 registration is pending and details are to be announced soon.
More than 2 lakh students fill CAT application form 2022 every year. They also pay CAT registration fees which is Rs 2000 for general and Rs 1000 for reserved category students. This fee is to be paid online while registering for Common Admission Test (CAT).
CAT Registration Date 2022
Students must note that CAT Registration 2022 last date and apply before it. After the last date, no student is allowed to fill CAT 2022 form. A time of around two months is given to complete the registration of CAT exam.
IIM will announced start and last date of CAT 2022 registration along with all other dates through official notice and advertisement. But till then, students can refer to the following table to know tentative iimcat.ac.in registration dates, for their reference:
|Advertisement release||First week of August 2021|
|CAT 2022 Form start date||First week of August 2021|
|CAT registration last date 2022||Last week of September 2021|
|Correction in CAT form||Last week of September 2021|
|Admit card availability||October 2021|
|CAT admit card||November 28, 2021 (Tentative)|
|CAT result 2022 release date||First|
Who can apply for CAT 2022?
Only the candidates who fulfil the certain eligibility conditions as prescribed by are eligible for CAT 2022 registration. Here is the glimpse of CAT eligibility criteria:
- Have you completed the Graduation or Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute in any stream or discipline? If yes, then you fulfil the academic qualification.
- Are you studying in the final year of graduation? Then too, you can go for filling CAT form 2022.
Minimum marks in Graduation
- If you are a General category student and have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in graduation, then you are eligible.
- SC/ ST/ PwD can proceed with CAT exam registration 2022 with a minimum of 40% aggregate marks as well.
Q: What is the minimum and maximum age for CAT 2022?
Ans: There is no minimum and maximum age for CAT form filling. Any age student can apply for the exam, if they fulfil other eligibility conditions as determined by IIM.
Q: Is it mandatory to have work experience for CAT 2022 application?
Ans: No, it is not mandatory for students to have any work experience for CAT registration 2022. Students can apply without any work experience.
Also, check CAT cutoff.
Documents Required for CAT Registration 2022
Students must keep the required documents ready in advance while filling CAT 2022 form. Thus, they can avoid the error ‘session expired’ during CAT application submission.
Below, we have listed the required documents for CAT 2022 registration form
- Passport Size Photograph
- Category certificate (if applicable)
- Work experience certificate (if any)
Q: Is white background photo necessary for CAT?
Ans: As per previous year’s instructions, it is most preferred to have a photo with white background as it gives the high contrast to the photo. If you do not have any white background photo, then you can get a photo clicked at the nearest photo studio and get its hard and soft copy.
Q: Is blue background photo acceptable in CAT?
Ans: As per instructions, a candidate must upload his/her photo with a white background. But, if you have uploaded your photo with a blue background in CAT form 2022 and it is clearly visible, then your candidature will not be rejected, as Aakash Jain (CAT aspirant).
You can reach the officials by calling them on +91-731-2439410 from 9:30am to 5:30pm on any day between Monday to Friday, excluding holiday.
It is also suggested to carry your ID proof to the exam centre on exam day to avoid any inconvenience.
CAT Registration Fees
- Rs 2000/each for General Category Candidates
- Rs 1000/each for SC/ ST/ PwD
FAQs Related to CAT Registration 2022
What is the last date for CAT registration?
Students must note that CAT form 2022 last date will be announced along with notification. It is expected to fall in the 4th week of September 2021.
Will CAT 2022 registration be postponed?
There is no official announcement regarding the postponement of CAT 2022 exam. Application form is expected to be released in the first week of August 2022 and exam may be held in the last week of November 2021. Stay tuned with official website to get all updates.
What documents are required for CAT registration?
Basically, there are no documents required for online registration for general category students. But SC/ST/PwD/EWS/NC-OBC category students must have to upload their respective category certification.
Experienced student need to have his/her experience certificate (if applicable).
How much does CAT exam cost?
The minimum financial cost includes the CAT registration 2022 fee and student’s fare from home to exam centre. The online application fees is Rs 2000 for General category and Rs 1000 for reserved category.
So, the CAT exam cost may vary between Rs 1000 and Rs 2500, based on the student’s category and fare.