CAT Registration 2018

Last Updated - March 06 2018

CAT 2018 Registration is expected to be held from August 9- September 25. Almost 2 lakh aspirants are expected to register for CAT 2018. The application form will be available in the online method at CAT 2018 official website.

  • CAT Hall Ticket 2018 will be available for download in October at the official website.
  • CAT Registration Fee is INR 1800 for general category aspirants and INR 900 for SC/ST and PWD.
  • Make sure you hold a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks to apply. Check CAT Eligibility
  • Successfully registered aspirants will appear for CAT in November. Check CAT Syllabus
Note: There is a common CAT Application Form for MBA / PGDM courses.

Highlights Table of CAT 2018

Availability of CAT Application Form 2018August 9- September 25, 2018
Method of ApplicationOnline 
CAT 2018 Official
At Least CAT Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree
Documents needed at the time of form-fillingScanned copy of all academic certificates, recent photograph, and signature
CAT Registration Fee 2018General Category- INR 1800; Reserved Category- INR 900
CAT Contact Details1800-2663-549 | [email protected]

CAT 2018 How to Apply?

Aspirants need to follow the following steps in order to make a successful application of CAT 2018:

CAT Registration 2018

The first stage in CAT 2018 application procedure is registration. Steps to make registration successful are listed below:

  • Click on ‘Submit’ tab.
  • Go to CAT 2018 official website
  • After successful completion of registration procedure aspirants would receive two separate emails containing user ID and password respectively.
    CAT Registration Procedure 2018
  • Fill in details like name, email id, DOB and mobile number.
  • Click on ‘CAT 2018 Registration’.

CAT 2018 Application Form Filling

After successfully registering themselves for CAT 2018 aspirants are need to fill a detailed CAT 2018 application form. The step by step reference for the same is as follows:

  • Fill in necessary details such as Individual Details, Academic Details, Work Experience and Program Preference.
  • Log in the portal using user ID and Password (generated post registration completion).
  • Click on ‘Submit’ to proceed to the next stage i.e. ‘Application Fee Payment’.
CAT details filling

Uploading Documents and CAT Application Fee Payment

The final step in CAT 2018 application procedure is uploading of the documents and fee payment. The process for it is mentioned below:

  • Aspirants would need to upload necessary documents as a part of the application procedure (in need specifications only).
  • After uploading of the documents aspirants would need to submit the application fee that is INR 1800 (INR 900 for SC/ST/PWD).
  • After submission of the application fee, the aspirants would be asked to make a final submission of the form.

Important documents to be uploaded

Documents Need during CAT Registration

Following documents are needed to be uploaded as a part of CAT application procedure:

  • Scanned signature of the aspirant in .jpg or .jpeg pattern with the dimensions of 80 mm x 35 mm and size less than 80 kb.
  • Self-attested scanned copy of NC-OBC/SC/ST/PWD/DA Certificate in pdf pattern.
  • Scanned passport size photograph of .jpg or .jpeg pattern with size less than 80 kb and dimensions 35 mm x 45 mm.

How to Retrieve CAT Application Number?

CAT Application number generated after completion of CAT Registration Procedure would be received by aspirants via a separate e-mail. In case they forget the password log in portal then they can use the respective application number to set a new password. Steps to set a new password are as follows: Aspirants are advised to save this email or note down this number at some secure place.

  1. Go to login portal for CAT 2018.
  2. Click on forget password/username.
  3. Enter the respective Email ID and Application Number.
  4. In case you don’t know the Application Number the portal will ask you some other details to ensure authentication.
  5. A new password reset link would be sent to your registered email ID.
  6. Click on the link and set a new password.
  7. Now log in using this new password.

The application number would be mentioned on the page appearing immediately after log in. Note this number for future reference.

CAT 2018 Registration Fee

CAT Registration Fee 2018 is various for each category. Aspirants applying online would have to pay an additional online procedure fee as per their respective banking channel. The exact amount payable at the time of CAT 2018 Application Procedure is as follows:

GeneralINR 1800
Non- Creamy layer OBCINR 1800

CAT Application Form 2018 Status

Aspirants would come to know about the status of CAT Application Form once the hall tickets are published for the same. At the time of making CAT 2018 application if an aspirant has not done any error and has successfully filled the form and submitted stipulated fee then they will be notified via a message/email that their application answer is submitted successfully.

Those whose application gets rejected would not be able to download the hall ticket and would be informed about the same via a mail on the registered email id. The reason for rejection of application would also be mentioned.

CAT 2018 Registration for Foreign Aspirants

Foreign aspirants, NRIs, and aspirants belonging to “Overseas Aspirant” category will have to go via the same examination process as that of Indian aspirants. An aspirant who is residing outside India for a duration of 12 months or more for work, study etc. would be treated as an Indian resident abroad for the purposes of the exam.

Eligibility criteria and other rules concerned to CAT 2018 will be similar to aspirants residing in India. CAT 2018 Application Procedure will comprise following steps:

  • Next, aspirants will have to fill CAT Application form and enter details such as qualification & education, work experience, individual details, etc.
  • Once done, upload the need documents to the given specifications.
  • Registration on the official website by filling in basic details and contact details.
  • Lastly, pay the application fee as specified via the online payment gateway.

CAT Application 2018 Form Correction

Aspirants are allowed to make corrections of the errors (if any) which they might have made while filling the CAT Application Form. Aspirants would be able to correct/modify only following details: However, aspirants should note that these corrections have to be made within the stipulated time duration as notified by CAT 2018 organizing authority in the official notification.

  • Percentage of marks scored
  • Work experience
  • Selection

Other details would not be subjected to correction/modification.

Steps to correct CAT Application Form 2018

Follow the given steps for CAT Application Form Correction-

  1. Visit the official website of CAT 2017 at
  2. Click on ‘Existing User’ button
  3. Enter your User ID and Password to login
  4. Edit the entries that required correction
  5. Take a printout of corrected CAT Application Form 

Corrections cannot be made under the following entered fields-

  • Date of birth
  • Name of the aspirants
  • Phone number
  • Email address

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