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CAT 2022 - MBA Entrance Exam

CAT- Common Admission Test 2022 is a national level management aptitude test will be held on Nov 27th, 2022. CAT 2022 is organized by Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C). CAT 2022 exam score is considered by various management institutes along with IIMs. CAT 2022 is a CBT i.e. Computerized based test held once in a year.CAT 2022 is an MBA Entrance Exam it’s for Qualifying test for admission to post-graduate management programs 

Like every year CAT 2022 MBA Entrance Exam will be a single day 2 sessions exam on 27th Nov 2022. www.bookmycolleges will keep updating you on latest notifications & Some CAT 2022 MBA Entrance exam Tips.CAT 2022 Entrance exams will be of 3 hours & 100 questions. CAT 2022 exam will be Computer based exam. CAT 2022 is an MBA Entrance Exam it’s for Qualifying test for admission to post-graduate management programs.Everyone's having a doubt who'll conduct CAT 2022 this year its IIM-C after 6 years. CAT 2022 Notification is already out on CAT 2022 official website.

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CAT 2022 Exam Date | CAT 2022 Result Date | CAT 2022 Registration Date


Important Dates (Tentative)

CAT 2022 Notification date


July 30, 2022


CAT 2022 Registration start date


August 3, 2022


CAT 2022 Registration ends


September 14, 2022


CAT 2022 Admit card release date


October 27, 2022


CAT 2022 Exam date


November 27, 2022


CAT 2022 Result date


January 2022 second week


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CAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

As per the eligibility criteria of CAT 2022 entrance exam specified by IIMs, candidates should fulfill the following parameters

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or Institute.

  • General and OBC-NC category candidates should obtain at least 50 percent marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  • For reserved category candidates, the minimum percentage to secure is 45
  • The duration of the graduation programme should be minimum three years
  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for CAT 2022 provided they complete their programme within the stipulated schedule
  • Age Limit - There is no age limit for applying or appearing in CAT 2022


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CAT 2022 Exam Pattern

CAT 2022 Entrance exams will be of 3 hours & 100 questions. CAT 2022 exam will be Computer based exam. The candidates cannot choose any section to start with or switch from one section to another. They will have to follow the question paper chronologically, from section 1-3. The chronology of the sections will be Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.

 In CAT 2022, there is a slight change as the number of MCQs may be reduced and the number of key-in questions will be increased.

Total marks of CAT 2022 paper will be 300. Each question will carry 3 marks. There will be negative marking of -1 for each wrong answer. There will be no deduction of marks In case a candidate chooses not to attempt a given question then there will be no deduction of marks.



No. of MCQs

No. of Non-MCQs

Questions from each section

Total Marks

Time allotted to each section (minutes)

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)






Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)






Quantitative Ability (QA)















Basically, there are three main sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability, Logical & Analytical Reasoning and Data Interpretation. 

CAT 2022 Quantitative Aptitude Section is very wide.CAT 2022 Quant section covers everything in Mathematics that you may or may not expect. Some of the core concepts in quant are:

Geometry,HCF & LCM,Averages,Trigonometry,Algebra,Partnership (Accounts),Mensuration,Profit & Loss,Time-Speed-Distance,Ratios and Proportion,In-equations Quadratic and linear equations,Surds and Indices,Number system,Geometric Progression,Inequalities,Work and time,Percentages,Logarithms.

Major topics which are covered in CAT 2022 verbal ability section are-

Fill in the blanks, Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Grammar, Syllogisms, Jumbled paragraphs, Para Completion and inference, Contextual usage, Foreign language words used in English, Reading Comprehension, Analogies, Sentence correction, Verbal Logic, Different usage of same word, Idioms, Para jumbles, Antonyms, One word substitution, 

CAT 2022 DILR  is divided into 2 parts – Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning some of the topics which comes under this section are:-

Tables,Pie Charts,Caselets,Bars,Line Graphs,Data Sufficiency,Blood Relations,Series,Proposition,Direction Sense,Coding-Decoding,Assumptions,Puzzles,Clocks and Calenders,Statements,Data Arrangement,Family Tree,Binary Logic,Seating Arrangement,Venn Diagram,Sets,Data Structures,Syllogism.

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 CAT 2022 results will be declared in the second week of January 2022 as per the official notification by IIM Calcutta.

As the CAT 2021 was conducted on 28th Nov 2021 in two slots. Common Admission Test (CAT 2021) result has been declared by IIM- Lucknow on January 3, 2021. CAT 2021 results taken by many Top B-Schools of India.


CAT 2022 admit card will be available for download from 27th October 2022  till the examination date. Registered Aspirants can download their CAT 2022 admit cards by using their login ID and Password.

Aspirants need to follow below-mentioned steps to download their admit card.

·         Visit the official website

·         Enter the registration ID and password

·         Once logged in, click on CAT 2022 Admit Card tab

·         Download the admit card

·         Take a print out of the admit card

The admit card will carry the following details:

·         Candidate’s name

·         Category

·         DOB

·         Registration Number

·         Date and time of the exam

·         Instructions regarding exam

The candidates must check the information printed on the admit card and in case of any error, must immediately contact the exam conducting body to get it rectified or obtain a duplicate card.

Paste a recent passport size color photograph on the admit card and sign it.

Candidates appearing for the exam must ensure that they preserve the admit card even till the end of the admission process.

Candidates also need to carry an identity proof along with the admit card to the exam center. They are advised not to carry mobile phone, calculator, IPad or any other gadget to the exam hall. Anybody found carrying any such article will be barred from the exam. 

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Top B-schools including IIMs and other top MBA institutes will be announced their cat 2022 cutoffs on the basis of percentile scores of the aspirants after the declaration of CAT results in the 2nd week of January 2022.

IIM’s cutoffs will be announced at the time of announcing their admission policy for 2022-2024 batch Candidates who qualify, are invited by the IIMs to participate in GD/PI. The GD/PI is conducted in the months of February and March, while offers of admission letters are issued to successful candidates in April and May. 



Admissions are conducted by the institutes individually on the basis of group discussion and personal interview (GD/PI). For CAT 2022 Minimum cut off marks and Selection criteria are also fixed individually by each institute. The admission procedure begins by IIMs only after the declaration of result.

Basic eligibility criteria for admission in all 20 IIMs is 50% marks in graduation and CAT scores. But that’s not enough, The candidate must score above the CAT cut-off marks fixed for that year.

There are three parameters to get admission in IIMs i.e. CAT 2022 score, group discussion and personal interview and academic records. Minimum cut-offs of the IIMs generally over 90 percentile for General candidates, which means, those who will score above 90 percentile in CAT 2022 will be eligible to apply, and much lower for reserved category students. Cut-offs of newer IIMs range between 80-60 percentile.

If the academic performance does not match the cat performance then the candidates who scored 99 percentile will also get rejected.


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