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CAT 2017: Exam to be held on this date, check out here!

The Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML) will be the conducting body of  the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017.

CAT 2017

CAT 2017

The Common Admission Test 2017 (CAT 2017)  will be held on Sunday, November 26 in two sessions.

After seven long years of wait, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow will be conducting the CAT exam.

For this year, IIML admission chairperson and strategic management faculty Neeraj Dwivedi has been appointed as the convener for CAT.

Last year, 2, 32,434 candidates applied for CAT.

Further, as reported by HT, the IIM-L, which is conducting the test, will release the notification in newspapers across the country tomorrow, July 30.

CAT 2017 exam details:

  • The duration of the CAT will be 180 minutes
  • Some questions in each section may not be of multiple choice type
  • Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they cannot switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.

The test will have three sections namely:

Section I:  Verbal ability and reading comprehension

Section II: Data interpretation and logical reasoning

Section III: Quantitative ability

“Also, we will allow use of basic onscreen calculator for computation. Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they cannot switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section,” Prof Neeraj Dwivedi, convener, CAT 2017 said to HT.

Test centres:

CAT 2017  will be held in around 140 test cities.

Selection procedure:

The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) followed by Personal Interviews (PI) roundAll the selected candidates will get admission in around 20 IIM institutes established in various parts of the nation

Last year, the detailed official notification was released on August 1 and the exam was conducted on December 4

[Source”timesofindia”]