CAT Exam Date and Time 2021: Last Date to Apply, Result Date and Other Important Dates

The CAT 2021 exam process will begin with the release of its official notification in July 2021. It is one of those events for which every MBA aspirant waits with bated breath. The CAT 2021 exam date and dates for all the other related events is given below.

CAT Exam Dates 2021

The candidates must keep a track of all the significant events related to CAT 2021 exam date. To analyze one’s preparation, the candidates are advised to not miss this test at any cost. All the important CAT 2021 exam dates are mentioned below.

CAT 2021 Exam Dates
Event Date
CAT Official Notification 2021 To be announced
CAT Application Form 2021 Start Date To be announced
CAT Registration Last Date 2021 To be announced
CAT Application Form 2021 Correction Window To be announced
CAT Admit Card Release Date 2021 To be announced
CAT 2021 Mock Test To be announced
CAT 2021 Exam Date To be announced
CAT Answer Key Date 2021 To be announced
CAT Answer Key 2021 Challenge Dates To be announced
CAT 2021 Final Answer Key To be announced
CAT Result Date 2021 To be announced

 

CAT 2021 Exam Pattern and Duration

Some of the major changes that have been incorporated in new CAT exam pattern 2020 are given below:

  • The CAT exam time duration, which has always been 180 minutes, has been reduced to two hours (120 minutes)
  • The number of questions asked in the CAT 2020 went down by 30%, due to this change.
  • The CAT 2020 exam sectional time limit has been dropped down to 40 minutes. Earlier, each section had to be attempted in 60 minutes.
CAT Sectional Time Limit
CAT 2021 Sectional Time Limit (Expected)
Section Time Limit Till 2019 Time Limit from 2020
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 60 Minutes 40 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 60 Minutes 40 Minutes
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 60 Minutes 40 Minutes
  • The candidates will have to solve the paper as it comes during the CAT exam time 2021. There’s no provision to navigate through all the sections and choose the one to answer first. The chronological order of the sections in CAT 2021 would be:
  1. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
  2. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
  3. Quantitative Aptitude

To familiarize themselves with the CAT 2021 exam pattern, all candidates are advised to appear for the CAT 2021 Mock Tests which will be released on the official website. It would not only help them test their preparation for exam, but also enable them to plan their time for the CAT 2021 exam date beforehand.

CAT Mock Tests 2021

The CAT Mock Test 2021 will be released for all candidates about 3 weeks before the exam. Solving this test would be very beneficial for all the aspirants as it would help them assess their preparation, evaluate their performance, and boost their confidence for the main CAT 2021 exam date. It would also familiarize them with the CAT exam pattern 2021 which has recently been changed.

However, before appearing for the official CAT Mock Test, we advise all candidates to take a look at the test series for CAT we've specially developed to test your planning and preparation, after thoroughly observing all the trends and patterns of the CAT exam over the years.

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Discussion Forum

Q.

CAT syllabus

Asked By: Anonymous 02 Jun 2018

A.

Hi Shubam, all the details regarding CAT syllabus can be found here.

Answer By: Getmyuni

02 Jun 2018

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CAT Syllabus query

Asked By: Anonymous 02 Jun 2018

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Hello Saket, all the details about CAT Syllabus are explained in detail here.

Answer By: Getmyuni

02 Jun 2018

Q.

A.

Hi Anamika,

There is no age limit for CAT 2020. Anybody can appear for the exam.

Good Luck!

Answer By: Getmyuni

28 May 2018

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A.

Hi Ayush,

Reservation for SC Candidate is 15 % of total seats and 7.5% of total seats for ST Candidate in CAT 2020. 

Good luck!

Answer By: Getmyuni

28 May 2018

A.

Hello Aryan,

The certificate that you have will do. You need to get it attested. Know more about the application process of the CAT Exam

Answer By: Getmyuni

14 Aug 2020

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