CAT 2018 will be held on November 25, 2018. The Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) has released the exam date for this year’s CAT. This is not the detailed notification and only the CAT 2018 exam date has been released online on the official website iimcat.ac.in.
Moreover, it has been released that the official detailed notification will announce in the month of July or August 2018. “CAT 2018 will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2018.
Further, it is expected that CAT 2018 registration might start by the first week of August 2018. Aspirants will be able to register from the official CAT website by entering their individual, educational, and other details. It is also expected that the CAT registration fee will also be hiked this year, and it could be around Rs. 1900 (Rs. 950 for the reserved category).
Prediction is being made regarding the organizing authority of CAT 2018. IIM Lucknow was the organizing body of CAT 2017. About 2.31 lakh aspirants have registered for the entrance test last year and it is expected that more than 2 lakh aspirants will apply for CAT 2018 as well.
CAT Results are usually announced in the second week of January and those who complete the exam will be applicable for admission to management courses including PGP, PGDM, EPGP, PGPEX, at different IIMs and B-Schools across the country. The CAT 2018 score will be accepted by more than 200 B-Schools including the 20 IIMs.
It is expected that CAT Application Form 2018 will be available from August 6, 2018 i.e. second week of August. Last year, registration procedure began from August 8, 2017. The application fee for General Category is Rs 1700 and the reserved category is Rs 850. Aspirants are given 1 month duration time to apply for CAT exam.
It is assumed that CAT 2018 will be organized on the same guidelines as of last year. The exam period will be 90 minutes. It will be organized in online mode. Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation and logical reasoning. Aspirants have to attempt 3 sections namely Verbal Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.
As CAT 2018 will be organized on November 25, 2018. CAT candidates only have approximately 6 months left for the preparation. Additionally, aspirants are advised to exercise mock tests for understanding the exam well. There are numerous books in the market for CAT Preparation but aspirants required to find the best ones for themselves.