CAT 2019 Exam Date

CAT 2019 Exam Date has been announced by the exam conducting body. As per the latest news, the CAT 2019 Exam is on 24th November 2019. Hence, kick-start your exam preparation effectively to get ready for CAT Exam. This article describes the latest news about CAT, CAT 2019 Exam dates, Syllabus, and more. Read this page to know up-to-date information about CAT 2019 Exam Date.


Last modified:Oct 17,2019 05:42:19 pm

What is CAT Exam?

In the recent years, it’s difficult to get MBA admission into top colleges all over the world. This is because those who would like to pursue an MBA degree should attend the entrance exams conducted by the top B-schools. There are numerous entrance exams out there and CAT is one amongst those. Common Admission Test is a computer-based exam that is held once in a year. Hence, aspirants who want to do an MBA degree in the best-reputed colleges should undergo CAT conducted by the top IIMs. Every year, the CAT 2019 Exam Date is announced after the release of the CAT 2019 Notification. This year, CAT will be held on 24th November 2019. 

Exam Type


Question Type

MCQs and Non-MCQs

Number of Questions


Number of Sections


CAT Conducting Authority

IIM Calcutta

CAT Scorecard Validity

1 Year

Why the CAT Exam for MBA Admission?

The CAT is an entrance test to get into management programs and it is compulsory to take CAT exams for admissions into top B-schools in India. Every year, the CAT exam is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management on a rotational basis. Lots of students take part in CAT and now it is considered the most competitive exams in the country. Moreover, the CAT is the mother of all management entrance programs. 

The CAT 2019 Exam Date was announced by the appropriate exam conducting body. As per the latest news, the CAT 2019 Exam date will be conducted on 24th November 2019. 

When will CAT 2019 Exam Date be announced?

Here is good news for the candidates who are waiting for CAT Exam. It is expected that CAT Notification will be released by the end of July. After that, candidates can start their registration process to take part in the CAT Exam. CAT aspirants are advised to start their preparation well before CAT 2019 Exam date. This is because hard work and good preparation help to score good marks in CAT. The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM C) announced CAT 2019 exam date at its official website. Hence, whoever wants to get admission into top B-schools in and across India should have a good CAT score. Prepare for the exam and get an MBA seat in reputed colleges.

How to Check the CAT 2019 Exam Date?

Looking for CAT 2019 Exam date? Don’t know how to check the CAT exam date? It is quite simple to check the CAT 2019 Exam Date as there are various sources available on the internet. This is the page which describes the important dates of CAT 2019 in a detailed manner. 



Notification Release Date

28th July 2019

Application begins

7th August 2019

Application ends

25th September 2019

Exam Date

24th November 2019

Admit Card Release Date

23rd October 2019

Result Date

2nd week of January 2019

How to Select CAT Exam Centres?

The registration for CAT starts from August 2019, and ends on September 2019. People who are interested in applying for CAT should visit the official website of the exam conducting body. Later, they can apply easily by clicking CAT 2019 Exam link available there. As per the latest news, the CAT 2019 Exam will be held in 137 centres all over India. Candidates are allowed to select a maximum of 4 centres based on their convenience and interest. CAT aspirants are advised to complete the registration process as early as possible to get their preferred exam centre. The CAT authorities will allot the exam centre to the candidates. In case, if the selected exam centre is not available, the authorities will allot the centre that is nearest to them. Candidates can know the CAT exam centre allotted for them through their admit card. 

Quick Note:

  • One can select a maximum of 4 exam centres.
  • CAT authorities are having the right to allot the exam centre to the candidates.
  • Candidates can know their exam centre through their CAT admit card.

When will CAT 2019 Notification be released?

Are you waiting for CAT 2019 Notification? If yes, put an end to your long wait. CAT 2019 Notification will be released soon by the CAT authorities at its official site. After that, candidates can start their CAT registration process. There are various details needed to fill in the CAT application form. Fill in all the required fields without any error to overcome further risks. One can get to know the CAT 2019 Exam date from the notification itself. In some cases, the exam date for CAT 2019 will be announced later by the exam conducting body. But, before that, candidates should start their exam preparation to crack the exam effectively. Here are some of the key points to take from CAT Notification 2019, 

  • CAT notification releasing authority
  • Notification release date
  • Registration process starting and ending date
  • Last date for application form correction
  • CAT 2019 Exam Date
  • Exam Pattern
  • CAT Exam eligibility
  • CAT Syllabus
  • CAT 2019 Admit card date
  • CAT Cut off
  • Result release date

These are some of the details one can get from the Common Admission Test (CAT) notification. 

Who can apply for CAT?

To apply for CAT, candidates should meet some eligibility criteria mentioned by the CAT authorities. Those who don’t meet the criterion are not eligible to apply for CAT 2019. The eligibility criteria are different for each category (academic qualification, equivalent degrees, final year students, work experience). Here is an overview of the CAT 2019 eligibility, 

  • Those who have completed a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent are eligible.
  • Candidates who have scored 50% marks in their graduation can apply.
  • In case of reserved category, they should have at least 45% marks based on the latest grades.

What type of questions will be asked in CAT 2019?

CAT Exam is a computer-based exam. It consists of questions from three sections. And, the total exam duration for CAT is 3 hours. The number of questions from each section is 34 excluding the DILR section as this section comprises of 32 questions. Usually, the question type of CAT is multiple choice. Apart from MCQs, CAT 2019 exam consists of non-MCQs. These type of TITA (Type in the Answer) questions were present in last year CAT also. To attempt non-MCQs, candidates have to write direct answers. There is no negative marking for the wrong answers of the non-MCQs. 

CAT authorities test the knowledge of candidates in the following sections,

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)
  • Quantitative Ability

These are some of the important information that one should know before checking the CAT 2019 Exam date. Put your full effort in CAT preparation to score high marks.

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