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CAT Exam 2023 Registration Fees  CAT 2023 registration opens on August 2, 2023, at the CAT Official IIM Lucknow will administer the CAT 2023 test in three sessions on November 26, 2023.  The test convening institution, IIM Lucknow, has announced the CAT 2023 exam date and formal announcement today.  On November 26, the CAT […]

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CAT Exam 2023 Registration Fees 

CAT 2023 registration opens on August 2, 2023, at the CAT Official IIM Lucknow will administer the CAT 2023 test in three sessions on November 26, 2023.  The test convening institution, IIM Lucknow, has announced the CAT 2023 exam date and formal announcement today. 

On November 26, the CAT 2023 test will be conducted. Registration for the CAT test 2023 will begin on August 2 on the website. The CAT 2023 registration procedure will be completed online, with applicants creating a login ID, filling out an application form, and paying the test price. This year, the CAT exam cost has been raised further. General/NC-OBC candidates pay INR 2400, whereas SC/ST/PwD candidates pay INR 1200.

Latest Update: CAT Convener Releases Complete Information on CAT Registration 2023.

The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow is scheduled to commence the registration process for the Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program on August 2, 2023. 

The publication of the CAT Exam form is scheduled for 10 am. It is advisable to ensure that all necessary papers are readily available prior to commencing the process of completing the online form for the Common Admission Test (CAT). Please remain connected with us to get the most recent details about CAT registration for the year 2023.

CAT 2023 convener, Prof Sanjeet Singh, faculty at IIM Lucknow, has shared the following updates about CAT Exam 2023:

  • CAT Exam 2023 Registration Opens 02 August 2023 (Wednesday) at 10.00 am.
  • CAT Exam 2023 Registration Closes 13 September 2023 (Wednesday) at 5.00 pm.
  • Choice of 6 CAT Cities: Candidates will be given the option to choose six optional cities.
  • CAT Exam Date 2023: November 26, 2023 (Sunday), will be conducted in three sessions.
  • CAT Exam 2023 Registration Fee: Increased to Rs.2400

As per the official website CAT exam 2023 Important Dates

  • AUG 2, 2023, Wednesday - CAT 2023 Registration Starts at 10:00 AM (IST)
  • SEP 13, 2023, Wednesday - CAT 2023 Registration Ends at 5:00 PM (IST)
  • OCT 25, 2023, Wednesday - CAT 2023 Admit Card Download Begins at 05:00 PM (IST)
  • NOV 26, 2023, Sunday - CAT 2023 Test Day

Quick Question

Q. What is the Process for Selecting a CAT Test City for Exam Center Allotment?

Ans. There are over 150 cities where the CAT exam is held. These 150 cities spread across India consist of metropolitan cities, capital cities, Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities. Candidates can select up to six cities for allotment of test centers. The process of test city selection is a part of the CAT application process. In the CAT application form, there is a field in which candidates have to select the cities. 

They need to select the city of preference in order of 1 to 6. The examination authorities will try to allot the test center in the city of first preference. Thus, candidates must fill out all six cities carefully. They must choose their home city of current residence as their first preference. The test city option can only be changed during the form correction window. After that, the request for a change of city will not be accepted by the exam authorities.

Q. Which documents are required for filling out the CAT application form?

Ans. Candidates need the following documents while filling out the CAT application form

  • A recent passport-size photo (color against a white background) 
  • Scanned signature with black pen on white paper 
  • Any photo ID card like a PAN card, Aadhaar Card, Voter ID, Passport 
  • Class 10 mark sheet 
  • Class 12 mark sheet 
  • Graduation mark sheet 
  • Permanent address proof 
  • Work experience certificates Students from the reserved categories must submit a Category Certificate along with their CAT application form. The Certificate may be seen on the CAT website. Candidates may fill it out, get it verified by a competent authority, and then submit it as a PDF with their CAT application form. 

Along with the test application form, students in the PwD category must complete the PwD form and the Scribe affidavit. This is required for the test center to provide scribe and PwD services. 

For students in all categories, the CAT application form is the same. Those who fall into a certain category (SC/ST/PwD) must indicate this in the appropriate area on the CAT form.

CAT 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of the CAT 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates
2 Aug '23 - 13 Sep '23CAT 2023 answers key challenge
To be decidedCAT 2023 form correction process
25 Oct '23 - 26 Nov '23CAT 2023 admit card download
To be decidedCAT 2023 mock test release
26 Nov '23CAT 2023 exam
To be decidedCAT 2023 answers the key challenge
CAT 2023 answers the key challengeCAT 2023 result announcement

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

To take the CAT Exam, you must have a bachelor's degree in any field. Read on for further information on the CAT qualifying criteria:

  • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution with a minimum of 50% aggregate or comparable CGPA (45% aggregate for SC, ST, and PWD/DA categories).
  • The bachelor's degree program might be traditional or distance learning, but it must be a three-year program.
  • Candidates having a professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA/FCAI) with the requisite % may also take the CAT.
  • Candidates in their final year of a bachelor's degree/equivalent certificate or who are awaiting the results are also eligible to take the CAT 2023 test.

CAT Registrations 2023

The registration period for the CAT 2023 examination is scheduled to begin on August 2nd and end on September 13th, 2023. In order to complete the online application form, candidates are required to register on the official website of Please see below the registration and application procedure for the Common Admission Test (CAT) in 2023

  • To register, go to the official website and click on 'new registration.' Then provide your name, date of birth, nationality, phone number, and email address.
  • Fill out the application form using the email ID you got.
  • Enter your personal and academic information. Upload a current passport-sized picture as well as a scanned signature.
  • Choose your favorite courses and IIMs.
  • Choose your preferred test city for exam center allocation.
  • Pay the application fee using a credit/debit card or via net banking.

CAT 2023 Syllabus

For more than a decade, the CAT Exam curriculum has stayed unchanged. For test preparation, review the essential themes of the CAT syllabus 2023 listed below. The following themes generate the most questions:

CAT Syllabus sectionsCAT Syllabus topics
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)Number System, Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry, and Mensuration
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)Set Theory (Variables), Set Theory + Puzzles, Puzzles with Additional Data, Coding-Decoding and Series
Quantitative Aptitude (QA)Number System, Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry and Mensuration

Frequently Asked Questions about CAT Exam 2023 Registration Fees & Notifications

Q. What are the Registration Dates for the CAT Exam 2023?

Ans. The CAT registration period will run from August 2 to September 13, 2023.

Q. How much is the Registration Fee?

Ans. The registration cost for the CAT 2023 test is Rs.2400 for the general category and Rs.1200 for the SC/ST category.

Q. Can I apply for CAT 2023 offline as well?

Ans. No, only online applications for CAT 2023 are accepted.

Q. Is it possible to Correct Errors in CAT 2023 Registration after the Form has been Submitted?

Ans. It is not possible to correct mistakes after submitting the CAT 2023 online application. You will be required to re-register.

Q. Can my Masters's degree score compensate for a poor bachelor's degree score? I got a 76% in my Masters's but just a 49% in graduation. Can I participate in CAT 2023?

Ans. No, you cannot; if you are a general category applicant, you must have a minimum of 50% in your graduation.

Q. What size and style of Photograph and Signature should be supplied to the CAT 2023 Application Form?

Ans. The scanned picture of your passport photo must be 30mm X 45mm in size, and the signature must be 80mm X 35mm in size.

Q. Can I use an existing Category Certificate on the CAT 2023 Application Form, or do I need to get a new one?

Ans. If you already have a certificate that meets the requirements, you may submit it. 

In academics, I was simply given grades rather than a proportion of marks. What information should I provide on the CAT registration form?

You must get a certificate from the Board/Institute/University indicating the comparable marks to be utilized while completing the online CAT 2023 application form. 

Q. I am a candidate for the EWS Category. What is the cost of applying online for CAT 2023?

Ans. The CAT registration cost for 2023 is the same for General, EWS, and NC-OBC candidates. As a result, the price for CAT online applications is anticipated to be Rs.2400.

 Q. What is the minimum percentage of marks necessary in graduation for EWS candidates? 

Ans. No, an EWS applicant must have at least 50% in their graduation to be able to apply for CAT 2023 online. 

Q. How can I make changes to my CAT Application form if there are still errors?

Ans. It is not possible to correct mistakes after submitting the CAT online application. You must either re-register or wait for IIMs to offer a 1-2 day limited time window for mistake repair. The mistake rectification window is likely to open when the CAT registration procedure is completed.

 Q. How can I confirm that all of the Information I put in the CAT registration 2023 and application form is correct?

Ans. Remember to examine all of the pages of the CAT 2023 application form before submitting it.

Q. What is the deadline for CAT Registration in 2023?

Ans. The registration deadline for CAT 2023 is September 13, 2023.

Q. Will the registration deadline for CAT 2023 be extended?

Ans. Possibly Yes, during the previous five years, IIMs have extended the registration deadline for the CAT test by 5 to 7 days. 

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