The Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad is going to conduct the extremely anticipated CAT 2021 entrance exam on November 28, 2021, across the nation. The candidates are required to reach the examination centre according to the reporting time mentioned on their admit card. The CAT 2021 will be conducted in three slots: slot 1 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am, slot 2 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, and slot 3 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
However, in order to sit for the examination, the candidates must have to carry the following important items.
- CAT 2021 hall ticket – to avail entry to the examination hall.
- Original government approved valid ID proof – for identification purposes.
- Two passport size photographs – for attestation.
- A face mask – in observance of the COVID protocols.
- Sanitizer bottle
- Required Medical Certificate
- Scribe Affidavit – for visually challenged candidates.
The candidates must keep in mind that the admit card should be printed on A4 size paper. The photograph and signature of the candidate should be printed properly otherwise it will not be considered valid for the examination. Any digital copy of the hall ticket is not accepted and the candidate would be barred from entering the examination venue. Candidates must attach the same passport size photograph on their admit card as they have uploaded on the registration form. Candidates are advised to check all the details mentioned in the CAT 2021 admit card carefully.
The candidates appearing for the examination need to carry a valid photo ID proof and two photographs along with the hall ticket to the examination centre. The valid photo ID proof includes PAN card, Voter ID card, Aadhar card, Driving license, Employer ID, College ID etc. Candidates who are from the PwD category are required to carry a scribe affidavit and a medical certificate if necessary. If any candidate’s name is changed due to any reason then they are required to carry documents proving the same.
IIM Ahmedabad has also provided a list of the prohibited items for the examination. Items like electronic gadgets, text materials, jewellery containing metal, footwear with thick soles, garments with large buttons, watches, calculators, stationery items, wallets and goggles. The candidates are also required to follow all the Covid-19 safety guidelines during the examination provided by the conducting body.