Wednesday, August 11, 2021

INDIAN INSTITUTES OF MANAGEMENT (IIMs) Common Admission Test 2021 (CAT 2021)


Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bodh Gaya, Calcutta, Indore, Jammu, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Nagpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shillong, Sirmaur, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur, Visakhapatnam

Common Admission Test 2021 (CAT 2021)

The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct a computer- based Common Admission Test 2021 (CAT 2021) on November 28, 2021 in three sessions. Detailed information on CAT 2021 may be obtained from the CAT website.

CAT website:

CAT 2021 is a prerequisite for admission to various Post Graduate and Fellow/Doctorate programmes of IIMs. CAT 2021 scores are allowed to be used by listed non-IIM member institutions. A list of such institutions is provided on the CAT website. IIMs have no role in the selection process of non-IIM institutions.


Please refer to the detailed notification on the CAT website.

Applicants should note that mere fulfillment of the minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for shortlisting by IIMs.


Refer to the CAT website for information regarding reservation of seats for various categories of applicants. No change in the category will be entertained after CAT registration. The applicants are advised to pay attention while registering.


₹1100 for SC, ST and PwD category candidates.

₹2200 for all other categories of candidates.

Please note that a candidate needs to pay the registration fees only once, irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. Fees once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

Important Dates

AUG 4, 2021, Wednesday - CAT 2021 Registration Starts at 10:00 AM

SEP 15, 2021, Wednesday - CAT 2021 Registration Ends at 5:00 PM

OCT 27, 2021, Wednesday - CAT 2021 Admit Card Download Begins at 05:00 PM

NOV 28, 2021, Sunday - CAT 2021 Test Day


CAT will be conducted in test centres spread across around 158 test cities. Candidates will be given the option to selectany six test cities in order of their preference.


This advertisement is only intended to be an announcement for CAT 2021. For COVID-19 related updates, detailed information, rules and procedures regarding CAT and the admission process of various IIMs, candidates should visit the CAT website.

Any dispute concerning CAT 2021 would be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent Courts within the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Ahmedabad only.


Candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a mobile phone number throughout the selection process.

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