Test Schedule

Following top IIMs have convened CAT exams in last 5 years:

CAT exam year CAT convening IIM
2018 Ye to be announced
2017 IIM Lucknow
2016 IIM Bangalore
2015 IIM Ahmedabad
2014 IIM Indore
2013 IIM Indore

Since 2014, CAT exam has been conducted in single day two sessions. Usually, the registration of CAT starts in the month of August and the exam is conducted in November. Considering the previous years, exam schedule following may be the expected schedule of CAT 2018 exam.

CAT 2018 Important expected schedule

Notification release date Last week of July 2018
Registration commencement Second week of August 2018
Last date for Online Registration Third week of September 2018
Issue of Admit Card Third week of October 2018
CAT 2018 Exam date Third week of November 2018
Result Announcement January 2019

CAT 2018 Exam-Pattern

Sections No. of Non- MCQ Questions No. of MCQ Questions Total Questions in each Section Total Time Allotted
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension    (VARC) 10 24 34 60
Quantitative Ability (QA) 7 27 34 60
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) 8 24 32 60
Total 25 75 100 180