CAT 2020 Exam Centres

Exam Date : November 20, 2020
Result Date : January 4, 2021

The official website has details of CAT 2020 test centres. CAT 2020 Exam centres are increased every year to cater to the convenience of the students. Almost every state of the country has been allotted a CAT exam centre.

Preferred Exam Centre: While filling CAT Application Form, the candidate can choose up to 4 preferred exam centres, depending upon nearest exam centres to the candidate.

Conducting authority will not accept requests for change of exam centre once it is allocated for CAT 2020. Details of CAT 2020 test centre will be accessible from the official website. While filling a CAT 2020 Application Form, the candidate can choose up to 4 preferred exam centre, depending upon the nearest exam centre to the candidate.

The conducting authority will not accept requests for change of exam centre once it is allocated for CAT 2020.

CAT Exam Centres in India 2020

Total cities: There are 156 cities where CAT 2020 will be conducted. There might be some changes in the number of cities and the examination centre. The decision depends on IIM Lucknow and the list of cities can be changed or updated at any time.

Check the official site: From past few years conducting authorities are increasing every year to reach out to students from tier-II cities. We recommend you to check the official CAT website i.e. to keep yourself updated regarding the newly added test centres.

Mandatory Documents: Along with the admit card, candidates are required to carry a government-approved identification proof such as Pan Card, Voter ID, Aadhar Card, etc. CAT 2020 is expected to conduct in 156 cities.

CAT Exam Centres
CAT Test State/UTs CAT Test Cities
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Guwahati, Silchar, Dibrugarh
Bihar Aurangabad, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Bhilai, Raipur
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Madagaon, Verna
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Anand
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Palwal, Rohtak, Panipat and Sonipat
Himachal Pradesh Solan, Simla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Ramanagara, Davanagere, Chikballapur, Mandya, Kolar, Hassan, Tumkur
Kerala Kochi, Kasaragod, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram, Trivandrum
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Solapur, Nanded, Ratnagiri, Satara, and Thane
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Berhampur, Balasore, Rourkela
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur, Mohali, Paghwara
Rajasthan Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Sikar, Alwar, Ajmer
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli and Thanjavur
Telangana Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, Khammam
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi, Mathura, Bairelly
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Roorkee
West Bengal Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kolkata, Kalyani, Siliguri, Burdwan, Asansol.

Map Representation of CAT 2020 Exam Centres

Points to Remember

  • In the interest of aspirants, it is advised to visit the test location at least a day before the CAT Exam 2020. This will help them to get acquainted with the route of the journey.
  • Reaching the CAT 2020 Test Centre well-before the reporting time is essential.
  • Candidates must carry their admit card and other Id proof documents to CAT 2020 Exam Centre without fail.
  • Some test centres might not have space to hold the candidate's belongings. Therefore, aspirants have to manage these things.
  • Parking facilities might not be available in certain CAT test centres, so test-takers must plan their travel accordingly.

Making Exam Centre Choices

Create the profile: Candidates can choose their preferred CAT test city from the above-mentioned test cities. To choose the test centre, they have to first create a profile on the official CAT exam website and register for CAT 2020.

Exam authority:  The exam authority tries to allow the first preferred CAT test centre to all candidates but there may be some circumstances they might allow another test centre to the candidate, depending on the number students applying for CAT exam 2020.

The procedure to choose their preferred test centre are given below:

Login to the profile: Create a profile on the official CAT 2020 website i.e,, Log in to your profile with the user id and password.

Fill and select: Go to the link to fill up the application form online, select their preferred exam centre very carefully in the Application form.

Prohibited items: Things like jewellery, watches, electronic gadgets like mobile phones, calculators, etc. or any other metal item are not allowed inside the exam centres.

Entry Timings: You should make sure you are at the venue 15 minutes before the reporting time to be on the safer side. The last entry to the exam centres will end at 8:45 AM for the forenoon session and 2:15 PM for the afternoon session. After which no one will be allowed to enter the exam centre.

CAT Exam Centre FAQs

Q. When should I produce the Admit Card?

  • Ans: You must produce the admit card on the day of the exam at the CAT Exam Centre. Take a clear printout of the CAT Admit Card and follow the instruction mentioned on it.

Q. May I carry calculators to the test centre?

  • Ans: You are not allowed to carry a calculator to the exam centre. However, you may use the on-screen calculator available on the computer screen.

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Discussion Forum

Exam Time

Can I select my preferred shift on the date of exam?

Asked By: Hemanth Kumar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • No. Time slots are given on a random basis. The candidates can only choose the date of exam.