The admit cards for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2016 will release on October 24, that is, today at 1 pm. All the aspirants can download it from the official website – iimcat.ac.in. The exam will be held on December 4.
The conducting body this year, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B), has received as many as 2,32,434 applications as against 2,18,664 registrations for last year which is about a seven-year high.
“From the period CAT 2010 to CAT 2016, this is the highest number of applicants,” said Professor Rajendra K Bandi, Convenor, CAT 2016, said.
The number of Persons with Disability (PWD) applicants has increased from 901 to 938. “In this category, the percentage of male candidates is very high (more than 80 per cent), which is something to think about.
However, on the positive side, the percentage of female PWD candidates has increased from 14.76 per cent to 17.48 per cent. Small positive steps, but miles to go on this,” Professor Bandi added.
Steps to download CAT 2016 admit cards
Visit the official website
Click on the ‘CAT 2016 admit cards’ link
Enter the required details like your registration number
Download the admit card and take a print out
Initially, the closing date for registrations was September 22 but it was extended for five days due to increase number of applicantions.
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