CAT 2019 Complete Details

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IIM Kozhikode released the Common Admission Test 2019 Notification on 28th July 2019. Every year lakhs of students register and appear for CAT exam. CAT 2019 score is your gateway to the twenty IIMs and a hundred other top B-schools in India. Once the CAT 2019 registration begins, applicants must register with a valid and unique email account and mobile phone number (must remain with them until the selection process completes).

Here are all the essential details regarding CAT 2019 examination:

CAT 2019 Exam Conducting Body

IIM Kozhikode

CAT  2019 Exam Mode

Online / Computer-Based Test

CAT 2019 Exam Level


CAT  2019 Exam Notification Date

Sunday, 28th July 2019

CAT 2019 Exam Registration Window

7th August 2019, 10:00 AM to 18th September 2019, 5:00 PM

CAT 2019 Admit Card Release

23rd October 2019 to 24th November 2019

CAT  2019 Exam Date

Sunday, 24th November 2019 (2 Slots)

CAT 2019 Exam Result

2nd Week of Jan 2020 (Tentative)

CAT  2019 Exam Duration

3 Hours or 180 Minutes (60 minutes per section)

CAT  2019 Exam Sections


CAT  2019 Exam Section Details

  1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
  2. Quantitative Ability (QA)
  3. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)

CAT 2019 Exam Maximum Questions

VARC – 34

QA – 34

DILR – 32

Total – 100

CAT 2019 Exam Question Type

  1. MCQ – 75
  2. Non-MCQ or TITA (Type in the Answer) – 25

CAT 2019 Sectional Breakup

  1. Section
  1. MCQ
  1. Non-MCQ
  1. VARC
  1. 24
  1. 10
  1. QA
  1. 27
  1. 7
  1. DILR
  1. 24
  1. 8

CAT  2019 Exam Marking Scheme

MCQ / Non-MCQ Correct Answer: +3

MCQ Incorrect Answer: - 1

Non-MCQ Incorrect Answer: No Negative Marking


CAT 2019 Difficulty Level

High or Tough

CAT  2019 Sectional Jump

Not Allowed

CAT  2019 Test Centers

156 test cities across cities

Choice of CAT  2019 Test City


CAT  2019 Exam Fee (Non-Refundable)

Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Differently Abled categories - ₹ 950

Other Categories - ₹1900

CAT  2019 Exam Payment Mode

Online – Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, ATM-cum-Debit Cards, Cash Card & Wallet

CAT  2019 Eligibility

Any graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for candidates belonging to SC, ST, PwD) or a Final year student. Further details in the CAT notification

CAT 2019 Scorecard

Scorecard will be available on the CAT website

CAT 2019 Score Normalization

CAT 2019 is conducted in two slots. To ensure fairness of performances of the candidates in both the slots, the scores are normalized (adjustment across slots and sections accordingly)

CAT 2019 Scorecard Validity

Valid only till December 31, 2020

CAT 2019 IIMs

Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bodh Gaya, Calcutta, Indore, Jammu, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Nagpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shillong, Sirmaur, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur, Visakhapatnam

CAT 2019 Applicable Post Graduate Programs (for IIMs)


CAT 2019 Applicable Fellow Programs (FPM)


CAT 2019 Contact Information


Help Desk Number: 18002090830

CAT 2019 Notification

Stay tuned for all the latest updates regarding CAT 2019 exam.