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The CAT 2018 exam date (Common Admission Test) has been announced, it will be held on, 25th Nov 2018 (Sunday). This is as per the official website – www.iimcat.ac.in. The detailed notification is expected to be released in July / August 2018.
In 2017 this notification was released in July & IIM L conducted the exam. The registration started on August 9th. The exam fees is Rs.900 (SC, ST & Pwd) whereas it is Rs.1800 for General category.
The students who clear the exam will be eligible for admissions in management courses, including PGP, PGDM, PGPEM, EPGP, PGPBM, PGPEX, at various IIMs across the country. The results are generally declared around Jan second week. About 2.30 lakh students register for CAT.
As against 2016, where all the top 20 candidates were male and engineers; 2017 contained two female candidates & three non-engineers. Overall application had decreased in 2017; however there was an 1.16% increase in the female applications which was around (78,009). Moreover, the number of candidates under the transgender category had also gone up with 31 applications; it was 22 last year.