CAT 2017 records increase in female and transgender applicants

CAT 2017 will be held in 140 test cities for aspirants seeking admission in prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), ISM, ISB and other management institutions.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 25, 2017 5:43 pm
cat 2017, iim cat, cat admit card, cat 2017 admit card CAT 2017 admit cards have been released on October 25. (Representational image)

The registrations for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 have gone a little down with 2,31,067 applications received as against 2,32,436 registrations for the last year. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow will be conducting the exam on November 26. While the overall number of applications has decreased, however this time, there is an increase of 1.16 per cent in female applicants (78,009).

Moreover, the number of candidates under the transgender category has also gone up with 31 applications; it was 22 last year.

However, the applications for Persons with Disability (PWD) applicants has decreased from 910 to last year’s 921.

CAT 2017 will be held in 140 test cities for aspirants seeking admission in prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), ISM, ISB and other management institutions.

The admit card/ hall ticket have been released on October 25 and will be available for download till November 26.

CAT 2017 exam duration is 180 minutes and consists of three sections. In section 1, questions include on verbal ability and reading comprehension. Section 2 will include questions on data interpretation and logical reasoning and section 3 will contain questions on quantitative ability.

CAT 2017 admit card, here’s how to download
Step 1: Go to the official website for CAT as mentioned above.
Step 2: Click on the notification provided for the admit cards.
Step 3: Enter your details in the fields provided.
Step 4: Download the admit card, take a print out and save a copy for further reference.

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