CAT registration 2021: Candidates can register for CAT 2021 exam from August 7, 2021 to September 18, 2021. The aspirants have to register first at the official website of the CAT in order to generate the login credentials to fill up the CAT 2021 application form. Then only user ID and password will be generated by this alone you can able to fill CAT application form 2021 since this form has some parts and so some fortifications have to made to give correct information. For all the registered candidates will be given with a unique user ID on email and password to the registered mobile.
And then by using the system generated User ID & Password to login to the official website to fill CAT application form 2021. For the aspirants who forget password will get back via ‘Forgot Password’ option.
CAT 2021 Registration Dates
The last date for CAT 2021 registration is September 18, 2021. Online application form fee payment can be done using a valid debit/ credit card or Net banking before the last date. It is advisable to fill the CAT online application form carefully as no changes will be allowed once you submit the application form.
Below find the all important dates regarding CAT 2021 registration.
|CAT 2021 Registration starts||August 7, 2021|
|Last date for CAT 2021 Registration||September 18, 2021|
|CAT 2021 Admit card available||October 23, 2021|
|CAT 2021 Exam date||November 24, 2021|
|CAT 2021 Results Available||January 7, 2022|
Appropriate procedure for CAT 2021 Registration
The following steps are given with accurate information for filling the CAT 2021 application form. They are,
Step 1: Entering to CAT 2021 Registration
The aspirants have to go to the official website of CAT 2021 registration and then want to click on’Register Now’. By following this, the aspirants need to enter their Name, Date of Birth, email ID, and phone number to register for the CAT 2021 exam.
Step 2: Look the given instructions which are given after login with the given User ID
Once you successfully log in with the given unique User ID and password the candidates are noticed with an instruction page which will be screened on the window which adds up some of the details regarding the registration CAT application form.
Step 3: Fill your Personal Details and Upload the Documents which are requisite .
In this section, the aspirants are asked to fill their personal details and address followed by uploading the relevant documents
Step 4: Enter your Educational Details and Work Experiences in the respected fields.
Surely the candidates have to upload their relevant documents and then have to give education details and past work experiences if any. In the year of 2016, IIM Bangalore made a Correction Window which has made the candidates to correct the wrongly given work experiences, programs selected and marks of the qualifying exam.
Step 5: Select programs and test city
The candidates are now required to select their preferred programs that they wish to apply and then the test city must be selected.
Step 6: A final step which is payment of application fee
After completing the filling of CAT application form the candidates have click on ‘I Agree’ button by this you are accepting the declaration after the declaration. Then the application fees must have to paid thereby the candidates get a confirmation email after completion of the whole application process.
Application fee for CAT 2021:
The CAT 2021 application amount has some change on candidate’s category. That is,
- For the General category candidates, the application fee is of Rs. 1900 and for SC/ST/PWD category candidates the fee amount is Rs. 950.
- The aspirants can pay the fee as per their convenience via Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking.
- After the payment of application fee, the aspirants can’t able to make any regarding the information or documents in the submitted CAT 2021 registration.
CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Based on the below-given parameters the applicants will be selected. Here are the eligibility criteria of CAT 2021,
- The applicants should be a Bachelor’s Degree holder on any stream and that must be from a recognized University or college.
- Then by considering the aspirant’s category, the criteria will differ that is for General and OBC-NC category candidates the percentage range fall at least 50 percent or equivalent to the CGPA and for the reserved category candidates the minimum percentage or CGPA is of 45
- The aspirants possessed graduation should hold minimum 3 years.
- Then the candidates who are pursuing final year are also eligible to apply for CAT 2021 provided when they complete the degree within the given time
- Age Limit – There is no age limit for applying or appearing for the CAT 2021 examination.
Instructions to follow while filling CAT Application Form 2021:
These are the instructions which you need to know before going to fill the CAT application form.
- The fields which are marked ‘*’ by this symbol are the fields are mandatory to fill by candidates.
- Also, the aspirants are required to fill all the needed information and the documents which need to scan and upload must be done while applying.
- The CAT application form has five sections like Personal Details, Academics, Work Experience, Programs and Payment so its must to click on ‘Save & Continue’ by the candidates to move further section successfully
- For the fast and smooth application, filling candidates are advised to use Mouse more than using ‘Tab’ key. Also before proceeding to next session look either you have saved the application form and the login further sessions.
Documents Checklist for CAT 2021 Registration
Here we are going to mention the checklist of requisite documents, which are important before filling the CAT application form 2021.
- You should have an authentic e-mail id. All kinds of the future updates and communications will be done through e-mail.
- Your scanned passport size should have the dimensions 35 mm X 45 mm in .jpg or .jpeg format and file size must be below 80 KB.
- Your scanned Signature file will be with dimensions of 1000 mm X 35 mm and size will be below 80 KB.
- You should have a bank account with probably activated online banking facility and ATM debit/credit card also.
- You should have the copy of scanned signature and passport photograph.
- Your mark sheets of class 10th, 12th class, diploma or degree.
- Work experience, if any.
CAT 2021 Registration- FAQ
I am in the final year of graduation degree. Am I eligible to take the CAT exam?
If your graduation course will complete by May 2021, then you are eligible to appear for CAT exam 2021. In addition to this, you should have scored above 50% marks in the first 2 years graduation degree.
What is the last date for CAT 2021 registration?
The last date for CAT 2021 registration was September 18, 2021 (5:00 pm).
How can I recover my CAT login password?
The process to recover your CAT password follows:
- Go to CAT official website iimcat.ac.in
- Click on Sign in for existing user link.
- Enter your CAT user ID and click on forgot password.
- Finally enter captcha, then system will sent password to your registered mobile number.
Can I apply for CAT 2021 in offline?
No, you can submit only online application for CAT 2021.
What is registration fee for CAT 2021?
CAT 2021 registration fee is Rs.1900/- for General category and Rs.950/- for reserved category.
My University name is not listed while filling the CAT application form?
If your university not mentioned then you can select “others” option from drop-down list and complete the remaining CAT registration process.