CAT Online Test 2017
From 2009 onwards CAT has become an online exam. Actually, the term 'online'
is a misnomer as the test is not internet-based but only computer-based. In
place of previous paper-pencil test, CAT aspirants would now use a computer
interface. Instead of reading the CAT questions on a paper booklet and darkening
the ovals on the answer-sheet, a candidate will read the CAT questions on a
computer terminal and choose an answer by clicking on the correct option. A
candidate will take the exam only at 354 designated test venues in 99 cities across
CAT Online Registration will start in August
To register for CAT 2015 you need to visit http://www.cat2015.iimidr.ac.in/
and click on the “Register for CAT 2015” link.
During Registration you need to do following steps:
Create a Profile
Fill the CAT Application
Shedule your test from choose the exam date
Estimated time to complete this process: 20- 30minutes.
Before you begin, you should gather all the information you will need to complete the registration process,including your voucher, educational history, mark sheets (SSC, HSC, and graduation), work experience, and a list of the IIM programmes to which you are applying.
On the first screen of the registration website, you will see two boxes “New users” and “Existing users.” The first time
you come to this website, please follow the instructions for “New users.” This includes candidates who previously registered for CAT
2009, CAT 2010, CAT 2011 CAT 2012, CAT 2013 or CAT 2014.
For “New users,” you must enter your voucher number. Use a coin and gently scratch (as illustrated on the right) to obtain your voucher number. You may also obtain the voucher number online on the website www.cat2015.iimidr.ac.in.
1. Check your eligibility for CAT 2015 on www.cat2015.iimidr.ac.in.
2.Purchase Of Voucher:
Mode 1:Offline You must purchase a CAT 2015 voucher either from selected list of Axis Bank branches or online from the website www.cat2015.iimidr.ac.in prior to beginning the online registration process.
Mode 2:OnlineCAT candidates can buy vouchers online directly from IIMs in August.
More information may be found on www.cat2015.iimidr.ac.in.
3. “*” indicates mandatory field. The boxes marked with this symbol must be filled in or you will not be allowed to complete your registration.
4. Ensure you have a valid and unique email address before you begin the registration process.
For detail CAT 2015 Registration Guide Please visit
CAT Online Admit Card
Soon after candidates fill-in, review, and submit their
personal information during online registration, an automated confirmation
email, which will contain their Candidate Profile, will be sent to them at the
email address provided. After submitting their personal information, they are
expected to continue registration by scheduling their test date, test time, and
venue. Once they have submitted this scheduling information, a 2nd automated
confirmation email, which will contain their CAT 2015 Admit Card, will be sent
to them at the email address provided. Only at this stage their CAT 2015
registration is complete. The admit card will contain the name of the candidate,
test date, time, venue, confirmation no, CAT registration number and
instructions for the candidate. The admit card will be sent to you as an email
on your email address, provided by them, only when they filled in your online
application and scheduled a test. It is therefore, mandatory for them to have a
valid email account throughout the selection process. Note: They are required to
take a print out of the Admit Card to bring with you to the test centre.
CAT Online Exam Day
Candidates have to report 2 hours prior to the test time. If
the test begins at 10 AM, they are advised to reach the test centre by 8AM and
no later than 8:30 AM. Candidate will need to bring their CAT 2015 Admit Card,
voucher, a valid document as proof of SC/ST eligibility (if applicable), and one
photo-identification to the test centre. Acceptable forms of photo
identification are Driver's license, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, College ID,
Employee identification card, or a notarized Affidavit with Photo, Signature,
Date of Birth and Residential Address. Candidates will not be permitted to take
the test if photo identification and Admit Card is not presented. Note: They
will have to store all other personal items at the test centre at your own risk.
Please do not bring any other items to the test centre, as they are not
permitted into the testing centre.
CAT Online Test Format
Computer based testing is a proven and reliable process that
is administered to tens of millions of people each year. As with paper and
pencil testing, or virtually every other human endeavor, a very small number of
problems could occur that might prevent a test from being delivered and/or a
result from being generated. Unlike testing on a single day (as CAT was in the
past), whenever multiple day testing is undertaken, a large number of questions
have to be developed with the same level of difficulty. This requires a
different technology for generation of tests and establishing their equivalence.
All the tests over this day period are dissimilar while asking questions that
test similar concepts. However, by design, the test includes a few questions
that are common in at most two tests. This is a standard practice followed by
all tests that are offered over multiple days (including GRE, GMAT, TOEFL etc)
to develop equivalence in terms of difficulty between two tests. It helps in
making appropriate adjustments for varying difficulty levels thereby making the
scores comparable across multiple days of testing. A few common situations may
occur across different tests forms but key data has always been different in all
and each situation asks a different question or requires a different analysis.
These may give an impression that questions have been repeated when that may not
be true. This kind of testing process and its evaluation system which is common
in other established tests such as GRE, GMAT, and TOEFL needs to be understood.