The official notification regarding the CAT 2015 examination is scheduled to be announced on the 26th of July while the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 will be held on the 29th of November and the registration for the same will commence from the 6th of August.
The official notification will be released on Sunday and will contain ever detail regarding the exam that’s inclusive of the changes in the test pattern that have been introduced this academic year.
The CAT is a computer based test that is designed to evaluate a student on the basis of his skills in English, Mathematics and Logical reasoning and it is one of the most competitive MBA entrance exam conducted in India which is taken by around 2 lakh candidates and is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management to 21 IIMs and around 100 B-schools across India.
This year the test will be held across 115 centres and will be held in a single day in 2 slots unlike earlier.
The candidate who wants to take up this exam must ensure that he scores a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in graduation in any discipline via a recognized institute. Final year graduation students can also apply provided they submit the graduation final marks to the Institute.
The duration of the test is for 2 hours and 50 minutes and would consist of 100 multiple choice questions and for each correct answer the Candidate would be given 3 points and negative marking would be done for wrong answers. If any question is left unanswered no marks will be deducted.
The results are expected to be declared by the 3rd week of December.