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CAT 2022 Exam Dates, Registration, Preparation, Pattern, Syllabus & Cut off

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CAT exam is mostly expected to be held on 27th November 2022. CAT 2022 notification will be released in the month of July mostly and the registration process will begin from August month.

There are In total 20 IIMs colleges available to chose if you get good percentile in the CAT exam. So, in this post we will tell you about CAT 2022 Exam Dates, Registration, Preparation, Pattern, Syllabus & Cut off

Friends, if you want to do MBA then you should do it from IIM , FMS or top 50 MBA colleges only. There are many entrance exam for admission in them ,like CAT , MAT, XAT, IIFT, CMAT etc. only after passing these exam you get admission in top colleges.

If you prepare for CAT exam then you also prepare yourself for other entrance exams. Cat exam score are accepted in most of the top colleges that’s why it is advantageous to give CAT exam. through this post we will give you complete information about CAT exam .

  1. Registration process
  2. Exam date
  3. Cut off marks

CAT Exam 2022

Cat mean (common admission test) this is a computer based exam and the entrance exam is conducted by IIMs only. After passing CAT, you can take admission in any post graduate management program like , MAB, PGDM, PGPPM or CAT exam is accepted in top 90 colleges. If your rank comes after doing this exam then you are eligible for admission in any of these 90 top colleges.

Eligibility For CAT Exam

You can give CAT exam after finishing any of your bachelors degree. because MBA it’s a master degree so you can give CAT exam only after graduation. you can do graduation from any bachelor degree like , BA,B.COM , BBA,BSC etc. There is no age limit for giving CAT exam and you can give these exam unlimited exam. But your attempts matter if you want to take admission in IIMs because that number of attempts is seen.

Registration process :- you can visit there official website to register in CAT.

Important Dates in CAT Exam

Cat 2022 registration start in August.

Cat 2022 registration ends in September end.

Cat 2022 admit card issue in October.

Cat 2022 date is in November (Last week).

Cat 2022 will declared in January.


There are three types of Sections in cat exam.

  • Quantitative aptitude (QA)
  • verbal ability and reading comprehension (VARC)
  • Data interpretation and logical reasoning (DILR)

Syllabus in this exam comes only till class 10th : there may be some changes due to COVID , you will know it on the official website of IIMs.



CUT OFF:- If you are targeting IIMs then the cut off is 99 to 100% . They varies with category also.

Important Details About CAT EXAM

Conducting Body – IIM (Indian Institute for Management)

Official Website – CAT EXAM 2022

Application process – Online

CAT Application fees – 2200 INR for general category students and 1100 for reserved category students

Exam duration – 2 hours

Eligibility for CAT exam – 50% in graduation for General category students and 45% in graduation for reserved category students

No of Questions – 66 (total marks – 198)

CAT Cut off 2022

Candidate have to clear sectional, as well as overall cutoff to qualify the CAT exam 2022

IIM Ahmedabad CAT Cut off & Admission Criteria – DILR – 70, VARC- 70, QA-70, OVERALL- 80

IIM Bangalore CAT Cut off & Admission Criteria – DILR – 75, VARC- 80, QA-85, OVERALL- 80

IIM Lucknow CAT Cut off & Admission Criteria – DILR – 85, VARC- 85, QA-85, OVERALL- 90

IIM Kozhikode CAT Cut off & Admission Criteria – DILR – 75, VARC- 75, QA-75, OVERALL- 80

IIM Calcutta CAT Cut off & Admission Criteria – DILR – 80, VARC- 80, QA-75, OVERALL- 85

For Cracking CAT exam and getting high percentile is not an easy task. But if you divide your whole syllabus into sections you will get clear picture of upcoming CAT Exam and what you need to focus on and what are your strengths and weakness.

As you Read earlier in our post that the whole exam is divided into three sections (DILR, VARC, and QA).

Section Wise Guidance for CAT Exam 2022

For DILR part you don’t have to solve many questions but the key to solve these types of questions if focus and little previous concepts and knowledge.

For VARC section you need to spend a lot time in improving your English. most of the People say that the reading of ‘The Hindu” newspaper daily can eradicate this problem. Along with the newspaper you have to read ‘Word power made easy” book to improve your vocabulary from zero to highest mark.

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The VARC section is the most crucial section in the CAT. Most of the people lag in this section which cause them their disqualification. Due to sectional cut off also this sections plays an important key role between your qualification and disqualification.

To qualify QA, you need to do a lot of practice. if you don’t like Mathematics then ‘sorry mate!’. The QA part is very crucial for qualifying the CAT. DO practice more and more questions each day and you are ready to go.



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