Every year Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by the IIMs. The score of the exam is considered for 20 IIMs and more than 100 B-Schools for admission in management courses. The upcoming CAT 2018 is due to be held on November 26, 2017, and is being conducted by IIM Lucknow.
The online registration for the examination ended on September 25 and after September 30, 2017, the candidates were not allowed to edit the details. Now, on October 18, 2017, the admit card will be released for those candidates who submitted the application form and the fee correctly.
The CAT 2017 admit card will only be issued through login. The candidates will have to visit iimcat.ac.in and click on the appropriate link for downloading the admit card. In the provided space, candidates need to enter the User ID and Password. Following which, the admit card will be displayed on the screen.
The candidates may save admit card on the system but on exam day only the hard copy of it has to be carried. The hard copy is to be printed on an A-4 sheet and must be in good condition. Two copies of the admit card will be needed at the exam hall. One will be returned to the candidates, whereas, another will be kept by the invigilator. Candidates should also ensure that the details mentioned in the admit card are correct. If there is any error then the conducting body must be informed about it.
The details mentioned in the admit card of CAT 2017 will be the name of the candidate, registration number, category, date of birth, exam time, exam date, venue details, PwD status, test system etc. Apart from these, there will be space for the photograph and signature in the admit card. A passport size clear picture is to be affixed in the appropriate space. However, space for the signature is to be kept empty. Candidates will have to sing it on the exam day, in front of the invigilator.
If the candidates are not able to view the admit card after login then they need not worry. IIM has provided toll free number on which candidates can call and submit their request for the admit card. The number is 18002663549. Candidates may also write at email@example.com
Carrying admit card on the exam day is obligatory. Along the admit card, the candidates will also have to carry one photo id proof. A valid photo id proof can be a Voter ID card, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Passport, etc. ID is as important as the admit card and should be carried as original and photocopy.
The signed copy of the admit card will also be required during the final admission. Hence, the candidates are advised to keep it safe. At the exam hall, only the copy of the hall ticket and ID will be allowed. Candidates must not carry anything else. Sheet for rough work will be provided to the candidates.