Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013 Eligibility, Registration Process, Admission Process and Results

CAT Exam
Common Admission Test (CAT) is an entrance examination jointly conducted by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for admission to IIM for various management courses. The notice of CAT 2013 has already been published. Common Admission Test, CAT 2013 will be conducted during a twenty days testing window between 16th October, 2013 and 11th November, 2013. A candidates can appear only once during the 20 days period. This article will provide you all the informations of CAT 2013 regarding eligibility criteria, Registration, application procedures, test centres, admission process, reservations etc.

The list of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs)


  • CAT2013Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  • Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
  • Indian Institute of Management Indore
  • Indian Institute of Management Shillong
  • Indian Institute of Management Rohtak
  • Indian Institute of Management Ranchi
  • Indian Institute of Management Raipur
  • Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli
  • Indian Institute of Management Udaipur
  • Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must qualify a bachelor's degree with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for candidates belonging to reserved category) or equivalent CGPA from a recognized University or institution. Candidates having B.E. Or B.Tech degree or any equivalent qualification recognized by Association of Indian Universities New Delhi are also eligible to apply for the admission test.


According to the Government rules, seats will be reserved as per the table given below-

  • SC 15%
  • ST 7.5%
  • OBC 27%
  • Differently Abled (DA) 3%

Registration for CAT 2013

The registration process for CAT 2013 has already been started from 5th of August, 2013 and will be continued till 26th September, 2013. The registration process includes two steps- purchase of Vouchers and Registration. The Vouchers can be obtained directly from the website or through Axis Bank Branches. For the list of Axis Bank branches you can checkthis link. The Voucher must be bought in the name of the candidate. The price of the Voucher is Rs. 16,000/- (Rs. 800/- for SC, ST, PWD and DA candidates). Now, the Second step starts- Registration. During registration process, you will be allowed to create a profile, fill the CAT application and after that you have to schedule your test. Everything is done, to start registration you may log on to

Admission Process

Each IIM publishes independent list of short listed candidates. Final selection may be made on the basis of a Written Ability Test (WAT) followed by Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. For the purpose of ranking of the candidates, IIMs may use previous academic performance or other experience in addition to the CAT performance.

CAT 2013 Result and Short-listing 

The result of CAT 2013 will be declared on 14th January, 2013. The result will be announced through the official website. Validity of CAT 2013 score card will remain till 31st of December, 2014.
For more information, you may call at the IVRS number 18004190080.

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