CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria | Age | Nationality | Qualification

    CAT Eligibility Criteria
    CAT Eligibility Criteria

    Attention Aspirants, the IIM-Kozhikode (Governing body of this year CAT Exam) has recently advertised a notification for this year Common Admission Test 2019-20. The advertisement is made to conduct an online written examination for the selection of students in various Indian Institutes of Mangement.

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    The authority has released the CAT 2019 admit card and going to conduct the examination on 25th November 2019(Tentatively). Throughout the article, we will discuss the CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria. Get updated information on Age, Nationality, Reservation and Educational Qualification before filling up the form of CAT 2019.

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    As an IIM graduate, you will have the opportunity to work directly with the leaders. All these features make the Exam a lifetime opportunity for all the applying candidate. If you too willing to study in IIM’s then read the entire article about Common Admission Test Eligibility Criteria very carefully.

    CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

    Before we speak about Eligibility for Common Admission Test 2019 Exam, let us first have a look at the basic details about this very prestigious exam.

    Brief Description of the Exam

    Conducting Body Indian Institute of Management (IIM){IIM-Kozhikode}
    Name of the Exam Common Admission Test 2019
    Online Application Starts From August 8, 2019 (Tentatively)
    Last Date to Apply September 19, 2019 (Tentatively)
    Written Exam Date November 25, 2019 (Tentatively)
    Application Fee General/OBC – Rs. 1900/-
    SC/ST/PWD/ExSM – 950
    Language of Examination English
    Mode of Exam Online (Computer Based)

    CAT Eligibility Criteria

    To appear for the Common Admission Test 2019, one should have all these important eligibility criteria. A candidate should verify the notified rules that he/she is eligible for admission to the examination. Keep in mind that the conditions prescribed cannot be relaxed.

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    Educational Qualification

    Here We will provide educational qualification of all categories like General /OBC /SC/ST.

    For General /NC OBC Caste
    • The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.
    • Candidates in the final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply for CAT 2019
    • If selected, the final year candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if she/he submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2020, from the Principal/ Registrar of the College/Institute (issued on or before June 30, 2020) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate
    • Candidates who have completed a professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA) with 50% marks
    For SC/ST Caste
    • Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA) category candidates need  45% marks in graduation.
    • Candidates in the final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply for CAT 2019
    • Candidates who have completed a professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA) with 45% marks


    • Citizen of India, or
    • A subject of Nepal, or a subject of Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
    • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

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    Age Limit

    • Minimum Age: 20 years
    • Maximum Age: No Upper Age Limit.

    No of attempts in CAT 2019 Exam

    The CAT exam does not put any barrier over the number of attempts. A candidate is allowed to appear for infinite times. There is no limit for the CAT exam candidates to the number of attempts of giving the exam. But here is to be noted that a candidate appearing for the CAT 2019 exam must fulfil the complete eligibility criteria mentioned by the board.

    Reservation of Seats

    The category wise Seat Reservation in Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) is given below:

    Category Percentage of Reserved Seats in IIMs
    Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
    Scheduled Tribe (ST)   7.5%
    Other Backward Classes of NC-OBC 27%

    Important Links

    Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to CAT 2019 Examination.

    Subject Description
    CAT Official Notification Click Here
    Common Admission Test (CAT) Click Here
    Sample Paper Click Here
    Eligibility Criteria Click Here
    Syllabus Click Here
    Books Click Here
    Admit Card Click Here
    Cutoff Click Here
    Exam Pattern Click Here
    Exam Centre Click Here
    Test Series Click Here
    Seat Matrix Click Here
    Counselling Click Here
    Previous Years Paper Click Here

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