CAT 2022 Notification (OUT), Exam Date, Application, Eligibility, Syllabus

CAT 2022– IIM Bangalore has released the CAT exam notification 2022 on July 31. Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022 will be held on November 27 in three sessions for admission to various Post Graduate and Fellow programmes of IIMs. Non-IIM member institutions will also accept the CAT 2022 Scores. Eligible candidates can fill and submit the CAT application form at The last date to submit CAT 2022 registration form is September 14, 2022.
Latest- CAT Notification 2022 Link- Click Here

In order to apply for the Common Admission Test 2022, aspirants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks. CAT 2022 will be conducted in 150 test cities across the country. Here, we have collaborated some of the sought-after information regarding the Common Admission Test 2022.

Common Admission Test (CAT), the national-level MBA Entrance Exam, is the most renowned among the graduates who want to pursue post-graduation in management courses. Popular Management institutes of India, IIMs (Indian Institute of Management) select suitable candidates as per their performance in the CAT 2022 entrance exam followed by Group Discussion and Interview. 

CAT 2022 Exam Summary

Exam Name Common Aptitude Test, commonly referred as CAT
Exam Conducting Authority Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
Exam Level All-India Level Examination
Exam Mode Online OR Computer Based Test (CBT)
Test Type Post-Graduation Entrance Test


CAT 2022 Exam Date

These CAT exam dates 2022 mentioned in the below table. However, the complete details will be published after the release of official notification.

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CAT Exam Date 2022

Events Important Dates
CAT Notification 2022 Release Date July 31, 2022
CAT 2022 Online Application Start Date August 3, 2022
Online CAT 2022 Application Process Concluded on September 14, 2022
Release of CAT Exam Admit Card October 27, 2022
CAT 2022 Exam Date November 27, 2022 (Sunday)
Declaration of CAT Exam Result 2nd week of January 2023 (Tentative)

 CAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

IIMs may verify eligibility at different stages of selection procedure, hence, it is mandatory to satisfy the below mentioned CAT exam 2022 eligibility norms before filling the online forms.

  • As per the eligibility of CAT, Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for SC/ ST/ PWD/ DA candidates) from a recognized University/ Institutes.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification exam and are awaiting results can also apply.
  • Candidates who have completed the professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA) with required percentage can also apply

CAT 2022 Application Form

Only online CAT application forms is released on August 3. The link for submitting application form is now active. The online application form of CAT exam 2022 is available at After checking the complete eligibility, candidates can apply for CAT 2022 till September 14. Candidates are advised to read all the necessary details prior to fill the application. Candidates belonging to the reserve categories should upload a copy of their SC/ST/PwD certificates at the time of registration

CAT 2022 Application Fee

Along with the CAT exam application form, candidates have to remit the application fee. Without the prescribed application fee, no forms will be accepted by the authority. Candidates have to submit the CAT exam fee through online mode such as net banking, credit card or debit card.

  • For General & OBC candidates: Rs. 2300/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD (DA) candidates: Rs. 1150/-

CAT 2022 Test Centres

Common Admission Test 2022 will be conducted in around 150 test cities. Candidates have to select any four test cities in order of their preference while filling the CAT 2022 application form.

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CAT 2022 Exam Pattern

  • CAT is Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • The CAT exam 2022 will be held in English medium only.
  • There will be 03 sections i.e. Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation and Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning
  • Exam paper contains 66 multiple choice questions
  • Test duration will be of 40 minutes per section (Total 120 minutes)
  • For every correct answer, 03 marks will be awarded and 01 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

CAT 2022 Scorecard

The scorecard of CAT 2022 will be made available at IIM CAT website. Candidates will also receive SMS regarding the same. CAT 2022 scores are valid only till December 31, 2023. Hence, candidates are advised to keep the CAT scorecard safe.

CAT 2022 Syllabus

Refer the below topics to get estimate of CAT Syllabus

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

  • Average
  • Number System
  • Time & Work
  • Percentage
  • Mensuration
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Permutation Combination
  • Geometry
  • Quadratic
  • Profit and Loss
  • Linear Equation
  • Probability, etc
  • Logical Reasoning and English/Verbal Ability
  • Clocks
  • Calendars
  • Binary logic
  • Seating arrangement
  • Blood relations
  • Logical sequence
  • Assumption
  • Premise
  • Conclusion
  • Linear and Matrix Arrangement

Reading Comprehension

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Analogies
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence correction
  • Idioms, etc.

CAT 2022 Mock Test

IIM will release CAT mock test on the CAT website: CAT exam mock test help candidates to understand the functionality and navigation of the actual exam. The mock test of CAT 2022 link will be available by the end of October 2022.

CAT 2022 Admit Card

The CAT admit card will be issued on October 27, 2022. The admit card will be uploaded online on the main website of CAT exam 2022, Candidates will need their application number to download the admit card of CAT 2022. It is an important document for all the aspirants as without the admit card, candidates won’t be able to enter the examination hall. IIM CAT 2022 admit card will contain the exam centre, date and timing of exam and some personal details of the candidates such as name and category.

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CAT 2022 Result

The exam conducting authority will announce the result of CAT 2022 in the 2nd week of January 2023. The result will be announced in the form of score card that can be downloaded with the help of CAT ID and password. The CAT 2022 result card will contain sectional and overall scores and percentiles. Candidates will not receive any hard copy of the score card at their postal address.

CAT 2022 Preparation Tips

  • Read English Newspaper Daily for cracking the English and General Awareness questions with high score
  • Start Solving the Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation questions as early as possible, as it is the toughest section
  • Solve sample papers and previous year’s papers to know the examination pattern and difficulty level.

Programmes Offered

Post Graduate Programmes in Management (PGP)

Institute Programmes Website
IIM Bangalore PGP
IIM Bodh Gaya PGP
IIM Calcutta PGP
IIM Kashipur PGP, EPGP
IIM Kozhikode PGP, EPGP (IIMK, IIMK Kochi Campus)
IIM Nagpur PGP
IIM Raipur PGP
IIM Sambalpur PGP
IIM Sirmaur PGP
IIM Tiruchirappalli PGP, PGPBM
IIM Udaipur PGP
IIM Visakhapatnam PGP

Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.]

Institute Programmes
IIM Ahmedabad FPM
IIM Bangalore FPM
IIM Calcutta FPM
IIM Indore FPM
IIM Kashipur FPM & EFPM
IIM Kozhikode FPM
IIM Lucknow FPM
IIM Ranchi PhD, EPhD
IIM Rohtak FPM
RGIIM Shillong FPM
IIM Tiruchirappalli FPM
IIM Udaipur PGP
IIM Visakhapatnam FPM

Contact Address/ Help Desk

CAT Centre
Admissions Office
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Diamond Harbour Road, Joka
Kolkata 700104

CAT website:

[email protected]

Help Desk Number: 18002108720

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