CAT 2022 Application Form

CAT 2022: How to Register

The registration process for CAT 2022 begins soon after the CAT 2022 notification is released. Thus, registrations would tentatively begin at the start of August 2022. To register candidates must have a valid email id and phone number.

Here are the steps to successfully register for CAT 2022.

Step 1: Open the official CAT website and select the New User to register. Fill in the details required and submit to verify the account.

Step 2: An OTP will be sent to the official mail and mobile no. Enter the OTP and very your account.

Step 3: On the official mail the candidate will then receive the user ID and password to log into their account.

Step 4: Once logged in, the candidate can fill out all the details including personal details, academic details and work experience.

Step 5: The documents will be uploaded during the registration process including a photograph, signature and reserved category proof.

Step 6: The candidate must also select their preferred programs and their university of choice.

Step 7: In the application, the student will also be required to select 6 test centres according to their preference.

Step 8: After reviewing the application, the applicant will be required to pay the application fee online.

Step 9: Once the fee is paid, the candidate will receive a confirmation of their registration via mail.

CAT 2022: Documents for Registration

Candidates should have all their documents scanned and ready for upload during registration according to the guidelines. Some of the documents required for the application process are:

  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Academic certificates
  • Reservation certification (if applicable)
  • PwD certificate (if applicable)

CAT 2022: Application Fee

After the candidate has filled out the application form, uploaded the documents and checked all their details, they will be directed towards the payment page. The exact application fee will be released according to the CAT 2022 notification. Based on the official notice, the candidate must pay the registration fee within the registration window to successfully submit their application. The mode of application fee payment is through a Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking.

The expected CAT 2022 application fee is:

CategoryPayment ModeApplication Fee
GeneralOnlineINR 2,200
SC/ST/PwDOnlineINR 1,100

CAT 2022: Exam Centres

During the registration process, the candidate will be required to choose six test centres in their order of preference. As of 2021, there are 158 test cities, the list will be updated on the official site as the CAT 2022 dates draw near. The aim of the conducting body is to allot the candidates atleast one of the preferred locations if possible. The candidates will find their exam centre of the admit card.

CAT 2022: Downloading the Admit Card

Every candidate who successfully registers for CAT 2022 will have access to their admit card from the day it is released according to the CAT 2022 notification. The tentative timeline for issuance of the admit card is from October 2022 till the CAT exam.

  • To download the admit card candidates must use their user ID and password to log into their account on the official website.
  • On their account the candidates will be able to view the admit card and download it.
  • The candidate should get a hard copy of the admit card printed and carry it to the exam centre.
  • Candidates should keep their CAT admit card safely as it can also be required post-CAT 2022.

The details provided in the CAT Admit Card are stated below:

  • Name
  • Application Number
  • CAT 2022 Test City
  • CAT 2022 Exam Center
  • CAT 2022 Time Slot
  • Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Exam Centre Instructions
  • Authorized Candidate Signatory
  • Declaration Form
  • Candidate’s photograph
  • Google Map Link

Candidates should check and verify their personal details on receiving the admit card and ensure that everything is in order. In case of errors, you can contact the relevant authorities to rectify the discrepancy at the earliest.

CAT 2022: After the CAT Exam

After the CAT exam has come to an end, the conducting body will release the solution key, response sheet and question paper in the following weeks. The details will be available for download on the official website.

These papers can help candidates review their answers and identify the approximate oercentile they can score. Thus predicting the IIM calls as well.

The conducting body will first release a provisional answer key soon after the exam is over. It will be followed by a window to raise objections and challenge the answer key. Once the window closes the authorities will release the final answer key.

CAT 2022: Result & Scorecard

The results for CAT 2022 will tentatively release in January 2023. The scorecard will be available on the official website.

Each candidate must log in to their account to access and download the score card.

The scorecrad will include the overall and sectional scores of the candidate along with their percentile.