ACAT 2024: Registration Extended (Till Feb 26), Exam (Mar 2-3)

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Feb 16, 2024

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  • 16 February 2024 :

    ACAT 2024 application form filling last date has been extended till Feb 26, 2024.

ACAT 2024 registration last date has been extended till Feb 26, 2024. Earlier, the last date to apply for the saem was Feb 15, 2024. The form filling process is ongoing on the official website of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. However, candidates are advised to fill out the application form within the timeframe after going through the eligibility criteria. ACAT exam 2024 is scheduled on Mar 2 and 3, 2024. ACAT 2024 exam is a computer-based test which is conducted across 40 centres in India.

ACAT 2024 is a national-level entrance exam that offers admission to various specializations of MBA offered by Amrita Business School. Candidates looking for a career in Business Administration can apply for ACAT 2024 to get admission into the Amrita Business School of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

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ACAT 2024 Application Form

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has commenced the application process for ACAT 2024. Candidates must fill out the application form before the last date, that is, Feb 26, 2024. The application form is available online, and the candidates are requested to go through the ACAT 2024 eligibility criteria before filling up the application form.

Candidates must check the direct link for the same shared below.

Particulars Direct Link
ACAT 2024 Application Form Apply Now

Steps to Apply for ACAT 2024

The steps to apply for ACAT 2024 are given below.

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website www.amrita.edu.
  • Step 2: Click on the ACAT 2024 application link.
  • Step 3: Register with your email address and provide the required personal information.
  • Step 4: An automated email with a Username and password will be sent to your registered Email ID.
  • Step 5: Log in using the credentials and fill out the application form.
  • Step 6: Upload the required documents.
  • Step 7: Pay the application fee through a Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking.
  • Step 8: Take a printout of the application for future reference.

ACAT 2024 Exam Dates

According to the official notification released by the conducting body, ACAT 2024 exam is conducted on Mar 2 - 3, 2024. Candidates can find the detailed list of dates here.

ACAT 2024 Exam Dates
Event Date
Upcoming Events
ACAT Application form End Date Feb 26, 2024 (Extended)
ACAT Admit Card Feb 28, 2024
ACAT Exam Date Mar 2 - 3, 2024
ACAT Result Date Mar 2024
Past Events
ACAT Application form Start Date Sep 27, 2023 (Ongoing)

About ACAT 2024

Amrita Common Aptitude Test (ACAT) is a national-level entrance test conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham for candidates seeking admission to MBA courses offered by the Amrita School of Business located in various cities, such as Amaravati, Amritapuri, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, and Kochi.

Candidates interested in pursuing an MBA from Amrita School of Business can also avail of 100% scholarships based on marks scored in the ACAT. The university also accepts admissions based on marks scored in CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, and NMAT. 

ACAT 2024 Highlights
Particulars Details
Exam Name ACAT
Full Form Amrita Common Aptitude Test (ACAT)
Exam Level National
Conducting Body Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Category Postgraduate
Mode of Application Online
Exam Duration 150 Minutes
Official Website www.amrita.edu
Medium of Question Paper English
Helpline Number +91 9489932973

Courses Offered

Pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Amrita School of Business helps candidates acquire the right knowledge, skills, and perspective needed to boost their careers. The courses offered by ASB adhere to the global benchmark and provide global exposure to the candidates by collaborating with reputed universities around the globe.

Candidates can also apply for dual-degree M.Sc. International Management at Telecom Ecole De Management (TEM), France, after successfully attending the entrance examination. Following are the courses offered by ASB through ACAT.

ACAT 2024 Courses Offered

Particulars

Details

MBA

MBA is a two-year residential program offering specializations in Business Analytics, Finance, HR, Marketing, and Operations Management. Candidates also have the option to choose a dual specialization. 

MBA-MS in Business Analytics Dual Degree Programme with University at Buffalo, USA

MBA-MS in Business Analytics is a Dual Degree Programme with University at Buffalo, USA. After successful completion of the degree, candidates are offered an MBA degree by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and an MS degree in Management Sciences: Business Analytics and Systems by the State University of New York. 

ACAT 2024 Eligibility

Candidates can go through the below-mentioned eligibility criteria before applying for ACAT 2024. 

MBA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a minimum education qualification of 10+2+3 recognized by AIU (Association of Indian Universities) with a minimum aggregate of 50% in 10th, 12th and UG. 
  • Apart from ACAT, the university also accepts marks scored on CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ GRE. ASB, Kochi and Amritapuri (Kollam) campuses also accept valid KMAT scores.
  • The university will also accept the scores of CAT 2022, MAT 2022 & 2024, XAT, CMAT & NMAT.
  • Candidates having work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

MBA-MS in Business Analytics Dual Degree Programme with University at Buffalo, USA, Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed any Bachelor's degree recognized by AIU (Association of Indian Universities) with a minimum aggregate of 50% in 10th, 12th and UG. 
  • Apart from ACAT, the university also accepts marks scored on CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ GRE. 
  • Candidates need to have a minimum IBT-TOEFL score of 79 or an IELTS score of 6.5 with an individual category score of 6 or a PTE score of 55 with an individual category score of 50 on or before August 20, 2021.
  • The conducting authority will also accept the scores of CAT 2022, MAT 2022 & 2024, XAT, CMAT & NMAT.
  • Candidates with work experience will be given an added advantage for admissions.

ACAT 2024 Admit Card

The admit card for ACAT 2024 will be available on Feb 28, 2024 on the official website after the completion of the registration process. Candidates must download the admit card and save it for future reference. Some highlights of the ACAT 2024 admit card are listed below.

  • Only the candidates who have completed the registration successfully will be able to download the Admit Card from the Registration Portal after it has been released.
  • MET 2024 admit card will consist of the following details of the candidate: Name, ACAT Registration ID, Roll Number, Date of Birth, category, photograph, signature, examination schedule, and instructions to candidates.
  • Candidates should carefully examine every detail mentioned in the Admit Card, and in case of any discrepancy, they can get in touch with the email address mba@am.amrita.edu or call on +91 9489932973.

Note: In case of any discrepancy, the candidates are advised to report to the conducting authority.

ACAT 2024 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of ACAT 2024 is mentioned below. Candidates can refer to the latest exam pattern and prepare for the examination accordingly.

ACAT 2024 Exam Pattern
Particulars Details
Total Questions 100
Total Marks 300
Total Time 150 minutes
Paper Pattern Multiple choice with only one correct answer
Sections 4 sections of 25 marks each
Marking Scheme

3 marks for each correct answer

-1 mark for wrong answer

The sections asked in ACAT 2024 are tabulated below.

ACAT 2024 Section-Wise Details
Sections No. of Questions
Verbal Reasoning & Language Comprehension 25
 Data Interpretation & Analysis 25
General Knowledge of Indian & Global Scenarios  25
 Quantitative Aptitude 25

ACAT 2024 Syllabus

ACAT syllabus 2024 guides the candidates in preparing for the examination. The question paper comprises four sections, such as Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Analysis, and General Knowledge on Indian and Global Scenarios. Candidates can check the detailed ACAT 2024 syllabus mentioned below. 

Verbal Reasoning & Language Comprehension

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Corrections
  • Synonyms 
  • Preposition 
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Articles
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Usage of Words
  • Articles
  • Para Jumbles
  • Reading Comprehension

Data Interpretation & Analysis

  • Bar Graph
  • Missing Data Interpretation
  • Line Graph
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Arrangement
  • Family Tree
  • Caselets
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Tables
  • Blood Relations
  • Pie Chart
  • Syllogisms
  • Series
  • Venn Diagram

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Algebra
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Averages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mensuration
  • Number System
  • Time and Work
  • Geometry
  • Percentage
  • Simple Equations
  • Arithmetic

General Knowledge of Indian & Global Scenarios

  • Awards and Recognition
  • Personalities
  • World 
  • History and Geography
  • Business and Politics
  • Economics
  • Static GK
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Constitution of India

ACAT 2024 Result

ACAT 2024 results will be declared on the official website by the conducting authority after successfully conducting the exam. Candidates can check the results by logging in to the official portal with their registered email addresses. 

The following steps have to be followed to check ACAT 2024 result.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the ACAT 2024 result link.
  • Step 3: Log in to the portal with your registered email ID and password.
  • Step 4: The scorecard will be displayed on the screen after a successful login.
  • Step 5: Download and take a printout of the scorecard for future purposes.

ACAT Contact Information

For any queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities using the contact details given below.

FAQs

When will the ACAT 2024 application form be released?

The application form for ACAT 2024 has been released on the website on Sep 27, 2023. The form filling is ongoing on the official website.

What is the last date to apply for ACAT 2024?

The last date to apply for ACAT 2024 application form has been extended by the authority till Feb 26, 2024.

When will the exam for 2024 ACAT take place?

The exam date for ACAT 2024 has been scheduled by the authority for Mar 2 - 3, 2024.

When will the admit card for ACAT be issued?

The ACAT admit card 2024 will be issued by the authority on the official website on Feb 28, 2024. Candidates must download their hall ticket before the exam date.

From where can we download our hall ticket for ACAT 2024?

Students can download their ACAT hall ticket 2024 from the official website by entering the credentials required.

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