CAT 2017 Application Form

Overview :

CAT also known as Common Admission Test is one of the hardest exam conducted at national level. It is a competitive examination conducted by the IIM to grant admission in top 19 Indian Institute of Management and various other business schools. It is a Common entrance examination to pursue postgraduate in business. CAT 2017 Notification is tending to be out soon so here we will update you with all the necessary information and details. The candidates who'll qualify this exam will be called for further evaluation in next round which consists of group discussion and Interview which is also called the selection and rejection stage. CAT 2017 offers great opportunities to all those students who aspire to pursue post graduation in business.
Here we will try to update you with all the necessary criterion required to qualify Common Admission Test 2017. It will include Age, Eligibility, Educational Qualification, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, etc. CAT 2017 Application Form will be available soon, and we will notify as soon as it releases out.

Vacancy Details :

CAT 2017, No. of Seats

  • Though the no.of seats are not specified and also the number vary year to year, it also provides a great opportunity to a huge no. of students. But, there is also a short amount of relaxation for all those candidates who belong to reserved categories as there are certain no.of seats which are reserved for these categories. Let us have a look at them in a clear view.
  • ST- 7.5%
  • SC- 15%
  • OBC- 27%
  • PWD- 3%

Note- The candidates who'll be claiming reservation has to attach supporting documents with the CAT 2017 Application Form. The aspirants who'll fail in submitting the required documents proving their reservation will not be given any relaxation.

Eligibility Criteria :

  • CAT is an eligibility test or common admission test conducted for admission to B-schools. The aspirants for CAT 2017 has to possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree from a recognized university by government of India with at least 50% while for the candidates belonging to different categories like SC/ST/PWD have a relaxation of 5% i.e. they should have only 45%.
  • The applicants who are in final year as in 2017 and waiting for results can also apply. Though the condition is the students has to submit the rel documents before 30 June 2017.

Age Limit

There is no specified age limit for applicants who will be applying for CAT 2017, though the minimum age is expected to be 18 years with no upper age limit.

How to Apply :

How to apply for CAT 2017?

  • Visit the Official website of CAT i.e.
  • Look for CAT 2017 Notification
  • Click on apply for CAT
  • Go through all the instructions mentioned carefully before filling up the form.
  • Fill all the asked details and check it carefully
  • Upload scanned copy of Photograph, Signature, Supporting documents
  • Submit the CAT 2017 Application Form
  • Take out a hard copy of the form

Application Fee :

The applicant has to pay the following amount of fees for this test. The Unreserved category i.e. Gen/OBC has to pay Rs. 1700 and the SC/ST/PWD will have to pay Rs. 850. The applicants have to upload a copy of their SC/ST/PWD certificate along with the form while making the fee payment. Once the fees are submitted, it'll not be refunded back.

Selection Procedure :

Selection process is a three step process

  • Firstly, the first round will be CAT 2017 Exam
  • Qualified candidates will be put through either WAT (Written Ability Test) or through GD
  • Lastly, the applicant has to face personal Interview or PI.

Exam Pattern :

Topic No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 34 102
2. Quantitative Aptitude 34 102
3. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 32 96
Correct Answer- (+3) and Wrong Answer- (-1)
Total Time- 3 hours ( 60 minutes each)

Syllabus :

Verbal and Reading Comprehension Ability Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
  • Analogies or Reverse Analogies
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Meaning-Usage and Match
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Close Passage
  • Summary Questions
  • English Usage and Grammar
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • English Vocabulary
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Facts, Interfaces, and Judgements
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Percentage
  • Time and Work
  • LCM and HCF
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number system
  • CI and SI
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Averages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Linear Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Logarithms
  • Surds and Indices
  • Sequences and Series
  • Set theory
  • Probability
  • Inequalities
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Functions
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Pie-Charts
  • Number and Letter Series
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Cubes
  • Line charts
  • Calendar
  • Clocks
  • Bar Graph
  • Binary Logic
  • Tables
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Caselets
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  • Logical Matching
  • Logical Connectives
  • Logical Sequence

Conclusion :

Here we have mentioned all the necessary details regarding CAT 2017 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, etc. The data given here can vary according to the government changing norms. Though we have tried our best to endow you with all the necessary information regarding CAT 2017 Exam Dates. The candidates who are consistent and proficient in their learning can make a way out of this. The CAT 2017 Application Form will be released soon in the month of August (expected). And the admit cards will be issued after sometime in the next month, and the final result will be declared around January.

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