Around 2.3 lakh candidates are looking forward to download their CAT 2020 admit card. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore will release it today. The admit card of CAT is only released online, at iimcat.ac.in and candidates can download it from the login by entering user id and password. After downloading it, candidates must produce a hard copy of it because at the exam hall only it will be accepted. CAT 2020 is due to be held on November 29, 2020, in computer based mode.
CAT stands for Common Admission Test. It is biggest national level MBA entrance exam, which is conducted by IIMs on rotational basis. There have been few major changes in CAT this year and these are:
- Exam time has been reduced from 180 to 120 minutes.
- Instead of 2, this time there are 3 slots.
- For each section, candidate will get 40 minutes only.
- Candidates cannot move to and fro from one section to another.
As always IIMs have not revealed the number of question in the exam. However, negative marking is applicable in the non-MQ questions. Candidates can check all the latest updated on CAT 2020 admit card.
How to Carry CAT 2020 admit card on the day of the exam?
Aspirant must print all the pages of this Admit Card on an A4 size paper using a laser printer and affix the same photograph as uploaded while registering for CAT at the indicated place (besides the printed photograph). This is how CAT 2020 Admit card looks like -
CAT 2020 Admit Card released.
IIM Indore has released CAT 2020 admit card. Registered aspirants can download their admit card from the direct link provided below.
Only 1 Hour Left for CAT 2020 Admit Card
IIM will release CAT 2020 admit card in 1 hour, at 5.00 PM. Candidates should keep their user id and password ready.
IIM witness drop in number of CAT 2020 applications
Every year, it is witnessed that lakhs of students apply for the Common Admission Test (CAT). However, this year for the first time, drop of 5% in the number of applications have been seen. The major reason behind drop in the number of applications is said to be post-COVID-19 effect and a sharp increase in the job losses globally.
Change in CAT 2020 Exam pattern
The time duration has been reduced from three to two hours. Also, the sectional time limit for CAT exam has been reduced to 40 minutes from 60 minutes.
PwD Candidates Get TAs
Apart from the admit card and the id proof, PwD candidates need to carry Scribe Affidavit as well. PwD get Testing Assistive devices as well. These are as follows:
- Hearing Aid
- Abacus (without calculator)
- Wheel Chair
- Magnifying Screen
- Scribe / Reader
Calculator Allowed in the Exam Hall?
Candidates are not allowed to carry a calculator to the exam hall. However, they will get a virtual calculator in the screen. Candidates can use it with the help of a mouse.
What to Carry with CAT Admit Card 2020?
Along with the admit card of CAT, candidates also need to carry a valid ID card. It can be PAN card, voter id card, aadhaar card, employee id, identification affidavit, etc.
Since it is COVID times, candidates must also carry their mask, gloves, a small transparent bottle of sanitizer, and transparent water bottle.
Rough sheet and pen to work will be provided at the exam hall.
How to Carry CAT 2020 Admit Card
CAT 2020 is on November 29, 2020. Admit card is a mandatory document and only after showing it candidates can take the test. It should be noted that candidates must carry admit card as a hard copy, printer on an A4 sheet. Electronic copy will not be accepted at the exam hall.
What is Google Map on CAT Admit Card?
The google map link is for the exam center. When candidates click on it, they are directed to exact location on the center in the google map. From it, candidates can see where their center is, what are road routes to reach there, place nearby and more.
What is Reference ID?
The reference id in CAT hall ticket is a combination of number. With the help of it, candidates can find their exam room, seat, and system. It is only to be used on the exam day. Candidates need not mention it during any communication with the authorities.
Details in CAT 2020 Hall Ticket
In the admit card of CAT a lot of important details are mentioned, such as:
- Registration number
- PwD status
- Center address
- Exam date
- Refernce number
- Google map link
- Photograph of candidate
- Signature of candidate
- Space for photo and signature
It looks as shown below:
Best Browser to Download CAT Admit Card 2020
The login for CAT works better at Mozilla Firefox (version 56 to 61), Google Chrome (version 59 to 69), and Internet Explorer (version 11 or above).
How to Download?
To download the hall ticket of CAT 2020, candidates need to enter user id and password in the login. Then, on the dashboard, candidates need to click on the admit card tab. After this, the admit card appears on the screen.
CAT 2020 Admit Card Website and Link
The admit card is only released on the official website, which is iimcat.ac.in. The link to download is the same the link for the login, which is https://cdn.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/756/66504/login.html
Time for Release of CAT 2020 Admit Card
IIM Indore will release admit card for CAT at 5.00 pm. The time for the release of the admit card has been informed by the IIMs and given the previous years record, IIMs release hall ticket on time.