Students can now start striking the days off their calendar as the Indian Institute of Management have announced the Common Admission Test. The CAT 2014 will be held during the two day window (Four sessions) on November 16 and November 22, 2014. The examination will be conducted by IIM- Indore again this year.
The aspirants are in for a big surprise as there have been some considerable changes in the examination this year. The changes by IIMs have been made by in order to make the paper more student friendly. We are listing below the changes for CAT 2014
The notification states that, “The candidates need not rush in the initial registration days for blocking their slots and sites. Candidates will be given their first preferred city across the four sessions on random basis as far as possible. Candidates will have no option to prefer the dates as it will be allotted by the CAT Centre randomly.”
The registration for CAT 2014 is to remain open for 56 day; from August 6, 2014 to September 30, 2014. The students will be able to download their admit card from October 16 onwards till the day of the examination.
The results are expected to be declared in the third week of December 2014.
Since there have been many discrepancies and controversies with the ongoing results, that landed IIMs in the court, the contract with Prometric to conduct CAT has been terminated. Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) will be taking over for the same. TCS also conducted examination like GATE, JEE, AIPMT, JIPMER etc.
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