When IIM Ahmedabad releases its official notification for CAT 2017 Application Form, the online registrations will begin for candidates applying for CAT 2017. Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted annually by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) to enroll students into the wide range of management programmes offered at the IIMs. Many other Management Institutions too accept the result of the candidates in CAT and shortlists candidates for GD PI on the basis of the CAT score. The CAT Application Form is estimated to cost Rs.1600 for unreserved categories and Rs. 800 for the reserved categories.
The process to successfully submit the CAT Application Form has two steps:
2. Application form
To register for CAT 2017, the applicants must enter a valid email ID and mobile number. The candidates will receive a User ID and a password in their email ID and mobile number respectively, with which s/he must proceed to the next step, that is, the application form fill up process.
This step is further divided into 5 sections:
1. Personal Details
3. Work Experience
1. Personal Details:
The personal details of the candidate like his/her name, gender, the name of the candidate’s parents, any reserved category like SC/ST that they might belong to, any information regarding any kind of physical disability, a valid address for correspondence, nationality etc.The candidates then must upload their passport size photograph and signatures, along with any category certificate (if applicable) or PWD certificate
This section will have details to be filled in by the candidates regarding their education qualifications like scores in 10th, 10+2, Graduation or any equivalent examination or professional course examination
3. Work Experience
This section is for those candidates who have any kind of work experience in any field.
In this section the candidate must select the programmes he/she wants to apply for and the interview cities from the list of available.
This section will prompt the candidates to select a payment mode for the test fee either being Credit card or Debit card or Net Banking.
Some important points regarding the CAT Application Form 2017
These sections divide the information of the candidate and after each section there is the option to save and proceed.
The candidates can also log out after saving the details filled in a particular section.
Although multiple login is allowed, but once the payment process is completed, there can be made no changes to any information already filled in.The candidates must go through the instructions and declarations in each section.