Common Admission Test


The Full form of CAT is Common Admission Test. Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national-level management entrance competitive examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) to provide admissions for various management programs for IIMs and other Non-IIM institutes. It is generally considered as the most popular management aptitude test among the prospective management students as CAT scores are accepted by most of the renowned management institutes of India in addition to Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). CAT is an online test which includes the sections such as; Quantitative ability, Data interpretation, Analytical reasoning, Reading comprehension in English, Verbal ability and Logical reasoning. The minimum educational qualification required to apply for the CAT examination is graduation from a recognized university in India. The only way to get admission in any of the Indian Institute of Management is through cracking CAT. If any candidate wants to take admission in any of the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) or other prestigious management colleges in India, he needs to clear CAT. Furthermore, each institute (IIMs or other prestigious management institutes) has its own parameters to select candidates in addition to CAT score such as written test, group discussion, personal interview, academic performance, work experience etc.

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