Kolkata, July 28 (IBNS): The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will be releasing the notification for the Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018) in newspapers across the country on Sunday.
According to Prof. Sumanta Basu, Convener, CAT 2018, CAT 2018 will be conducted in two sessions.
Registration for CAT 2018 will open on Aug 8, 2018 and will close on Sept 19, 2018.
CAT 2018 will be conducted in test centres spread across approximately 147 cities.
Candidates will be given the option to select four test cities in order of preference.
Cities and centres will be assigned to the candidates only after the last date for CAT 2018 registration and hence candidates need not rush to block slots and cities in the initial days of registration.
Concerned authority will try their best to assign candidates to their first preferred city. In case it is not possible, they will be assigned a city following their given order of preference. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted an alternate city.
However, candidates will not be able to select the session because it will be assigned randomly.
Candidates must pay the registration fee through online payment modes only, which will include credit cards, debit cards and net banking.
After submission of the application, candidates will be permitted to download their examination admit card from Oct 24, 2018 onwards, till the date of test.
The duration of the test will be 180 minutes.
There will be three sections:
o Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
o Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
o Section III: Quantitative Ability
Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.