Common Admission Test, popularly known as CAT, is the most awaited management exam of the year. It opens gates to all the IIMs and numerous other Non-IIM Institutions. Such vast acceptability of the exam and highly competitive nature of the exam is what makes it one of most awaited exams among the aspirants. The top six IIMs take turns to organize the exam annually. You can find a complete list of necessary information in the table below to get you started with your preparation.
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
30th July 2023
Exam Registration Link
● Rs 2400 for General/EWS
● Rs 1200 for Others
Computer Based Test
13 September 2023, 5pm
26 November, 2023
Number of Sections
Name of Sections
● Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension(24 Questions)
● Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning(20 Questions)
● Quantitative Aptitude(22 Questions)
★ The order of the section is the same as listed above and cannot be changed.
★ The students cannot switch sections before completing the ongoing section.
Section Time Limit
Total Number of Questions & Time
66 Questions in 120 Minutes
● +3 for Correct answer
● -1 for Incorrect answer
● Negative Marking does not apply to TITA Questions
Moderate to Difficult
Number of Options for MCQs
Second week of January
● Reduced Exam time from 3 hours to 2 hours
● Reduced Number of questions from 100 to 66
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension-
This section measures your ability to read and understand written material, to evaluate arguments and to correct written material to conform to standard written English.
● Reading Comprehensions
● Para Summary
● Odd Man Out
● Para Jumbles
● Para Completion
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning-
This section tests your ability to think critically in crunch situations and expects you to find an optimal solution with limited resources.
● Games & Tournaments
● Routes & Networks
● Traditional DI
● Venn Diagrams
This section measures your ability to analyze data and draw conclusions using reasoning skills.
● Number Systems
● Progressions & Series
● Permutation & Combinations
● Set Theory