CAT 2022 Sees Rise Of 11% In Overall Registrations

This year, non-IIM registration facility has been provided on the CAT website

There has been an increase of 11 per cent in overall registrations and 6 per cent in category candidates’ registrations.

For the first time, there were digital campaigns to create awareness on the opening of CAT 2022 applications and on the extension of the deadline in order to reach a younger and targeted demographic.

Announcements of CAT 2022 were released in publications in the Northeast and in all Union Territories. Test centres have also been set up in new locations – Northeast (Manipur, Tripura, etc.) and Union Territories (Lakshadweep, Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Ladakh and Leh). Two payment gateways were provided for CAT 2022. This allowed the students to experience hassle-free registration.

This year, non-IIM registration facility has been provided on the CAT website. Non-IIM institution logos have also been placed on the CAT website to enhance their visibility.

CAT 2022 will be conducted in test centres in 150 test cities in the country. Candidates have been given the option to select any six test cities in order of their preference. Candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique e-mail account and a mobile phone number throughout the selection process.

The computer-based test will be conducted on November 27, 2022, in three separate sessions. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Ability will be assessed in CAT 2022 exam.

Important dates:

Registration commenced at 10.00 am on August 3, 2022 and closed at 5.00 pm on September 21, 2022

Admit cards may be downloaded from 5.00 pm on October 27, 2022

CAT 2022 results are expected to be declared around the second week of January 2023

After the closure of the registration window, the ‘Edit Window’ was live from 10.00 am on September 23, 2022 to 5 pm on September 26, 2022. Only photo, signature and test city preferences could be changed. Candidates were also able to choose Imphal (Manipur) as a preferred city for CAT 2022.

For Covid-19 related updates, eligibility criteria, registration fees, rules and procedures regarding CAT and the admission process of various IIMs, reservation of seats for various categories of applicants and other detailed information, candidates need to visit the CAT website.

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