New Delhi, Sep 4 (): The Indian Institutes of Management will likely be conducting Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013, on a 20-day testing window between October 16, 2013 and November 11, 2013.
The IIMs will be conducting the Common Admission Test as a requirement for admission to their various management programmes. Candidates are requested to apply online till 24th Sep 2013.
Details regarding eligibility and selection process are given below.
CAT 2013 Eligibility
Students should hold a graduation degree with 50% marks.
For SC/ ST/ PWD candidates -45%
Age relaxation will be provided according to govt rules or CAT 2013 norms
Candidates will be selected based on Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview. Performance in CAT 2013 will be considered as a vital component in the admission process.
Paper Pattern for CAT 2013
Question paper will be given in 2 sections.
- Verbal Ability & Logical reasoning
- Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
Exam Duration: 2 hours & 20 minutes
CAT 2013 Exam Centers
Four additional centers have been added to the list of CAT Exam Centers this year
CAT 2013 Important Dates
Closing date for online registration/voucher sale- 24 Sep, 2013
Closing date for registration – 26th Sep, 2013
Examination date – 16th Oct 2013 to 11th Nov, 2013
Result declaration -14th Jan 2014
Books to be referred for CAT 2013 preparation
|Name of Books||Author|
|Quant Aptitude||Tata McGraw Hill|
|Word Power Made Easy||NORMAN LEWIS|
|Wren and Martin English Grammar|
|Verbal Ability||Arun Sharma|
|Communicative Grammar of English||Geoffrey Leech|
|English Proficiency IMS India|
|Quantitative Ability||O.P Sinhal|
|English Usage for the CAT||Pearson|
|Data Interpretation||Arun Sharma|
|Reading Comprehension for the CAT||Pearson|
|Course In Mental Ability and Quantitative Aptitude’||Edgar Thorpe|
|Study Package for the CAT Online (With CD)||Tata McGraw Hills|
|How to prepare for the Data Interpretation for CAT||Arihant Prakashan|
For more assistance candidates can call the toll-free number 1-800-419-0080, Monday to Saturday, 9AM to 6PM.
For application process and other information, candidates can log on to the official website – http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in
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