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CAT Registration:How to fill the application from?
May 03 2024

CAT Registration: How to fill out the application form? Check Dates, Processes, Documents, Fees

Registration for CAT 2023 started on August 2. Here we will guide you through the step-by-step process of CAT registration, documents to upload and costs. CAT's official notification came on August 3. The method of registration for CAT is online where the candidates will need to fill out a web form and pay Rs 1150 for ST, SC, and PwD candidates and ₹2300 for all other candidates as the exam fee. Any candidate who has completed graduation with 50 per cent marks in aggregate can apply for the CAT exam. 

Final-year graduation candidates also are eligible to use it. CAT exam is the gateway to over 1200  MBA colleges in India. per annumone among the 20 IIMs conducts the exam in over 156 cities. CAT 2021 was conducted by IIM Ahmedabad. CAT 2020 will be conducted by IIM Indore.  The CAT 2023 registration process will end  in September 13 2023. Given below is the table for CAT important dates and events 

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Before You Register

Kindly follow the instructions given below before you start registering for CAT 2023.

  • Check your eligibility for CAT 2023 by referring to the Eligibility document on the website
  • Ensure that you have a valid and unique email address and mobile number. Please ensure that you
    retain this email address and mobile number until the CAT Admission process is completed as all
    official communications will be done using this email address and mobile number only.
  •  “*” (asterisk) indicates a mandatory field. The fields marked with this symbol must be filled in or you
    will not be allowed to submit your application for CAT 2023.

CAT Registration: Important Dates

 Events  Dates (Tentative)
CAT 2024 notification release July 30, 2024
CAT Registrations start 02-Aug - 2024
Registrations end 21-Sep - 2024
CAT form correction Last week of Sep - 2024
Admit card release

7 Nov, 2024

CAT 2024 exam 24-Nov-2024
Answer key release First Week of December 2024
Result declaration The first week of January 2025


CAT Registration Process 

The CAT registration process will include three steps: 

  • Online registration
  • Filling out from CAT form
  • Payment of fees

Check Out: CAT_2023_Registration_Guide.pdf

CAT Registration:

To register for the CAT exam, the candidates need to follow the steps given below.

  • Open the CAT website in a new window
  • Click on New Candidate Registration
  • Enter your name, date of birth, email ID, telephone number and nationality
  • Click to will be to be sent in your inbox
  • Verify your account by entering the OTP within the given field
  • Upon verification, the candidate will receive their  user ID and password

Filling out from CAT Application form:

To fill out the web form for CAT, follow the steps given below. 

  • Log on to the official CAT website  using the user ID and password
  • Fill in the relevant details in the six sections of the CAT form: personal details, academics, work experience, programmes, test city and payment
  • Upload scanned copies of passport-sized photos and signatures within the prescribed format and size 
  • Review the CAT form and click on move to the payment page

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Documents to Upload During CAT Registration 

Document Specification
Scanned Passport Size Photograph
  • The photo should be with white background
  • It should not be older than six months
  • Photograph should be within 30mm X 45mm dimension and in .jpg or .jpeg format.
  • Also, it should not be less than 150 px/inch in resolution
Scanned Signature
  • The signature should be within the dimension of 80mm X 35mm
  • The signature should be clear and on white background
NC-OBC/SC/ST Certificate
  • Download the category certificate form from CAT website
  • Fill the form, self-attest it and upload as PDF document
PwD Certificate
  • Download the PwD category certificate form from CAT website
  • Fill the form, self-attest it and upload as PDF document

CAT fee payment:

Candidates pay CAT fees online through debit card/credit card and net banking. The candidates are advised to download the fee acknowledgement slip for future reference. CAT Registration/Application Fee Given below is the CAT application fee for college kids belonging to the General and Reserved categories:

Category CAT Application Fee
General and NC-OBC Rs 2300
SC, ST and PWD Rs 1150


How to Select CAT Test Cities in Application Form?

For allotment of the CAT test centre, the candidates are given the choice to pick the town of their choice in the registration form. The candidates can select up to four cities where they are comfortable to appear for the exam. The examination authority will allot the test centre within the city of the candidate’s preference.

CAT Test Centres: Key Points 

  • CAT will be conducted in 156 cities across India. Candidates need to select four cities so as of preference from one to four.
  • CAT test city and centre are going to be allotted based on the availability of seats and therefore the right to allow or cancel a test centre remains with the exam conducting body. 
  • Cities once selected can't be changed. The candidates will need to make arrangements for a stay within the test city on their own.
  • The CAT exam centre will be mentioned on the CAT admit card only.

CAT Form Correction

The examination authorities will provide candidates with an opportunity to edit their CAT application forms after the method is over. The window to edit application will be open for a limited period of time, during which candidates can edit a couple of fields in their form like percentage of marks scored, work experience and programmes selected and upload a replacement photo.

How to edit the CAT form Once the CAT form correction window is opened, the candidates can make changes in their application by following the steps below:

  • Open the official CAT website
  • Log on to your account. 
  • Find the ‘application form’ tab.
  • Follow the instructions to edit the shape
  • Review the shape and click on submit.

A list of cities for CAT exam centres is given below.

Port Blair Hamirpur Mumbai
Guntur Jammu Nashik
Nellore Bokaro Satara
Vijayawada Dhanbad Palghar
Kakinada Hazaribagh Ulhasnagar
Rajahmundry Jamshedpur Shillong
Visakhapatnam Ranchi Aizawl
Kurnool Belagavi(Belgaum) Kohima
Tirupathi Bengaluru Balasore
Vizianagaram Hubballi(Hubli) Cuttack
Itanagar Mysuru(Mysore) Sambalpur
Dibrugarh Kalaburagi(Gulbarga) Berhampur
Silchar Shivamogga(Shimoga) Dhenkanal
Guwahati Dharwad Bhubaneswar
Tezpur Mangaluru(Mangalore) Rourkela
Jorhat Udupi Puducherry
Aurangabad-Bihar Kannur Pathankot
Darbhanga Ernakulam Ludhiana
Arrah Kollam Amritsar
Muzaffarpur Kottayam Bhatinda
Bhagalpur Kozhikode Patiala
Patna Thrissur Jalandhar
Mohali Trivandrum Sangrur
Chandigarh Bhopal Ajmer
Bhilai Nagar Jabalpur Jaipur
Bilaspur Ujjain Sikar
Raipur Gwalior Alwar
Delhi Sagar Jodhpur
Faridabad Indore Udaipur
Gurugram Satna Bikaner
Ghaziabad Bhopal Kota
New Delhi Jabalpur Madurai
Greater Noida Ujjain Chennai
Noida Gwalior Salem
Meerut Sagar Trichy
Panaji Indore Coimbatore
Ahmedabad Satna Vellore
Mehsana Amravati Tirunelveli
Vadodara Jalgaon Hyderabad
Anand Nagpur Karimnagar
Rajkot Pune Warangal
Gandhinagar Solapur Allahabad
Surat Navi Mumbai Bareilly
Ambala Ahmednagar Kanpur
Hisar Kolhapur Muzaffarnagar
Karnal Nanded Agra
Kurushetra Raigad Gorakhpur
Panipat Thane Lucknow
Rohtak Vasai Varanasi
Shimla Aurangabad Aligarh
Jhansi Moradabad Dehradun
Haldwani Roorkee Asansol
Durgapur Bankura Burdwan
Kolkata Hooghly Kalyani


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