CAT 2019 Registration Numbers Crossed the CAT 2018 Registration Numbers by about 3000 Candidates

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CAT 2019 Registration Window Closed – Two Months to CAT 2019 Now!

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CAT 2019 registration window finally closed on 25th September 2019 (5:00 PM) after being extended for 7 days. IIM Kozhikode authorities confirmed that the CAT 2019 registration was extended from 18th September keeping in mind the disruptions caused by natural calamities during the registration period and the continuing difficulty of candidates to procure the necessary documentation for timely registration.

CAT 2019 Registration Trend

The registration for CAT 2019 registration began on 7th August 2019 and this year 2.44 lakh students have registered. Over the last few years the CAT registration trends have been as follows:

CAT Exam Year

CAT Exam Registrations

CAT 2019

2.44 Lakhs

CAT 2018

2.41 Lakhs

CAT 2017

2.31 Lakhs

CAT 2016

2.32 Lakhs

CAT 2015

2.18 Lakhs

The CAT registrations have seen an upward trend in the last three years.

CAT 2019 Correction Window

IIM Kozhikode, (CAT 2019 conducting authority) is expected to open the CAT 2019 correction window from 26th September 2019. The candidates can make corrections until the payment is realised. Candidates can also get in touch with the CAT 2019 helpdesk at [email protected]

CAT 2019 Admit Card

CAT 2019 admit card download will begin from 23rd October 2019 at 5:00 PM. The CAT 2019 admit card will confirm the student’s CAT 2019 Test City & Center and CAT 2019 Exam Slot – Morning or Afternoon, along with other important details. This year the CAT exam will be conducted across 156 cities in India.

CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

CAT 2019 exam will be held on Sunday, 24th November 2019. The CAT 2019 score is accepted by the 20 IIMs and around 116 other b-schools in India. There are three sections with a mix of MCQs and non-MCQs. There is negative marking as well.

CAT 2019 Exam Section

Total Questions

CAT 2019 Marking Scheme

Time Limit




Correct Answer

Incorrect Answer (only for MCQs)


Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

24 to 27

7 to 10




60 mins

Quantitative Ability

22 to 24

10 to 12




60 mins

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning






60 mins




180 mins or 3 hours

*there is no negative marking for non-MCQs

CAT 2019 Preparation Strategy

With just two months left for CAT, its time to gear up.

  1. Make sure you spend time on each of the three sections every day.
  2. Practice by writing sectional mocks.
  3. Identify your strong and weak areas.
  4. Formulate strategies when you are preparing a topic.
  5. Time yourself when you solve DI, LR and RC sets.
  6. Work on your mental calculations.
  7. Focus on your speed and accuracy
  8. Analyse your mock tests. They are the best way to judge your understanding and performance.

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