The CAT 2022 is a national-level online mode examination that takes place annually for the admission of the candidates in the PG-level courses of the best colleges in the country. The notification for CAT 2022 was on the 31st of July, 2022. Candidates can visit the official website to get detailed information about CAT 2022.
CAT 2022 - Overview
The major highlights of the CAT 2022 have been given below in the following table:
|CAT full form||Common Admission Test|
|Level of the Examination||National level|
|Conducting IIM||IIM Bangalore|
|Pattern of exam||CBT with MCQs and TITA questions|
|Frequency of examination||Takes place annually|
|Date of examination||27th November, 2022|
|Fees for examination||Rs. 1,150 for SC, ST and PwD and Rs. 2,300 for all other categories|
|Duration of examination||120 minutes|
|Test centers||In 156 cities|
|Announcement of the result||Starting week of January 2023|
CAT 2022 - Eligibility Criteria
The CAT 2022 entrance exam is mainly for admissions in the PG management course in the top colleges of the country. The interested candidate should fall under the given eligibility criteria for not getting the candidature canceled.
- Must have completed their graduation in any stream (50% aggregate and 45% for the reserved categories)
- Candidates whose final year bachelor’s Degree results are soon to be announced can also apply.
CAT 2022 - Important Dates
The list of the important dates for the examination of CAT 2022 is given below:
|CAT 2022 Events||CAT 2022 dates|
|CAT 2022 Notification||31st July, 2022|
|CAT 2022 Start of registration||3rd August, 2022 , 10:00 AM|
|CAT 2022 End of registration||14th September, 2022 , 5:00 PM|
|CAT 2022 Correction forms||Last week of September (tentative)|
|CAT 2022 Mock test||First week of October (tentative)|
|CAT 2022 Admit cards||27th October, 2022|
|CAT 2022 Examination date||27th November, 2022|
|CAT 2022 Release of answer key||End of November (tentative)|
|CAT 2022 Results||Second week of January, 2023 (tentative)|
CAT 2022 - Exam Pattern
CAT examination is held in online mode, last year the examination was conducted by the IIM Ahmedabad. The CAT 2022 examination paper is divided into three different sections
- Reading Comprehension and the Verbal Ability
- Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation
- Quantitative Aptitude
- The medium of the paper is the English language,
- Questions are of MCQ and TITA type
- The duration of the examination is about 120 minutes
- The correct answer scores +3 marks, the incorrect answer scores -1 marks, and for un-attempted question no marks are deducted/rewarded
- There is no negative marking on TITA questions, if answered incorrect
- The exam will be taking place in about 156 cities across the country.
CAT 2022 - Sections and Weightage
|CAT Section||Total number of questions||Total marks|
|CAT Reading comprehension and verbal ability||20||72|
|CAT Logical reasoning||20||60|
|CAT Quantitative aptitude||22||66|
CAT Syllabus - Section-Wise Syllabus
The CAT 2022 examination syllabus is as follows:
CAT syllabus for Logical Reasoning
- Seating Arrangement
- Blood relation
- Venn Diagrams
- Bar graphs, Pie charts, and the Tables
- Statement and the Assumptions
- Clock and calendars
CAT 2022 syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude
- Modern Maths
- Mean, mode, median
- Number system
- Cube and cube roots
CAT 2022 syllabus for Verbal Ability and the Reading Comprehension
- Para Jumbles
- Para completion
- Fill the blanks
- Types of the Articles
- Types of Clauses
- Reading the Comprehension
- Parts of the speeches
- Phrase Modifiers
- Error in the tense
Application Process of CAT 2022
The application processing for CAT 2022 is also similar to the application progress of the other examinations. For registration in the CAT 2022 examination all the interested candidates must go through the following steps:
STEP 1: Visit the official CAT 2022 website. (iimcat.ac.in)
STEP 2: Select the option of the new user.
STEP 3: The next step is to enter the personal information about the candidates such as their names, DOBs, email ID, etc. in the application form.
STEP 4: Complete the captcha code and then SUBMIT.
STEP 5: This will generate an OTP and send it to the given phone number that has been submitted before in the form.
STEP 6: Enter the OTP in the desired column for the verification of the registration.
STEP 7: In this step, the candidates have to provide their detailed information to complete the registration process.
STEP 8: Upload all the necessary documents such as the mark sheets of 10th, 12th, and Graduation or other professional dress.
STEP 9: Select the course of preference and the test centers preferred by the candidates.
STEP 10: And at the end, make the payment of the application form online.
CAT Exam Fees 2022
CAT 2022 is a national-level examination that takes place every year across multiple cities in India, in online mode. This year the examination is going to be held in 156 different cities in the country. The tentative date for the examination of CAT 2022 is the 27nd of November 2022.
The exam fees for SC, ST and PwD category candidates is Rs. 1150 and Rs. 2300 for all other categories of candidates.