FAQs about CAT Exam 2022

Ques. When will IIM release the official notification for the CAT 2022 exam?

Ans. CAT 2022 notification is expected to be released in the first week of August 2022.

Ques. Which IIM will conduct the CAT 2022 exam?

Ans. CAT 2022 examination will be conducted by IIM Bangalore.

Ques. What is the CAT 2022 exam date?

Ans. CAT 2022 is expected to be held on 27 November 2022.

Ques. Can I register for CAT 2022 in offline mode?

Ans. No, there is no option for students to register for CAT 2022 in offline mode.

Ques. Can I appear in CAT in 3rd year?

Ans. Candidates who are in their final year of bachelor’s degree can appear in CAT 2022.

Ques. Can arts students appear in the CAT exam?

Ans. Yes, candidates who have completed bachelor’s in arts can also appear in CAT 2022.

Ques. How many times is CAT conducted in a year?

Ans. CAT examination is conducted by different IIMs once every year.

Ques. Can MBA be done without the CAT exam?

Ans. Yes, there are other entrance exams other than CAT offering MBA admissions.

Ques. For how much time is the CAT score valid?

Ans. CAT score is valid for a year after the announcement of the CAT result.

Ques. Is CAT easy to crack?

Ans. It depends on the level of preparation and difficulty of the paper. If candidates are prepared well then it will be easier for them to crack CAT 2022 exam.

Ques. Are 3 months enough for CAT preparation?

Ans. If you have some basic knowledge of the syllabus for CAT 2022, then you can cover the important topics in 3 months. Otherwise, 3 months are not enough for preparing the whole CAT 2022 syllabus.

Ques. Can I join IIM without CAT?

Ans. Yes, students can join IIM without CAT by appearing in the GMAT and scoring above the cutoff score to secure a seat in IIM.

Ques. How do I register for CAT 2022?

Ans. You can register for CAT 2022 once the notification is out by following the below steps:

  • Visit the official website of CAT 2022
  • Then click on the register as a new candidate
  • Enter the required details and click on submit
  • You will receive a User ID and Password on the Email and contact number provided at the time of registration.

Ques. What is the exam pattern of CAT 2022?

Ans. The CAT paper pattern was revised by IIM Ahmedabad in 2021. The same CAT paper pattern will be for CAT 2022. CAT 2022 will be divided into 3 sections including QA, VARC, & DILR. The paper will have a total of 66 questions including 24 from VARC, 20 from QA & 22 from DILR and the time allotted to solve the paper will be 2 hours i.e., 45 minutes for each section.

Ques. Is there any reservation provided in CAT 2022?

Ans. Yes, reservation benefits can be availed in CAT 2022 according to the government norms. The reservation percentage is mentioned below:

Scheduled Cast (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%
Other Backward Class (OBC)27%
Person With Disabilities (PWD)5%
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)Up to 10 %

Ques. How do I download CAT 2022 admit card?

Ans. Follow the below steps to download the CAT 2022 admit card:

  • Log on to the official website of CAT 2022
  • Clock on the CAT 2022 admit card notification
  • Enter your login details and the admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and save the admit card for future references.

Ques. What is the CAT 2022 registration fee?

Ans. CAT 2022 registration fee has been revised and the CAT 2022 registration fee is mentioned below:

  • INR 2200 for General and OBC categories
  • INR 1100 for other reserved categories

Ques. How do I download the CAT 2022 answer key?

Ans. Once the CAT 2022 official answer key is released, candidates can visit the official website of CAT 2022- https://iimcat.ac.in and click on the answer key notification to download the CAT 2022 answer key.

Ques. Can I join IIT with a CAT 2022 score?

Ans. Yes, IITs are allowing aspirants to get admission to MBA courses after appearing in the CAT exam. If you score above the cutoff marks in CAT 2022, then you can join IIT with CAT 2022 score

Ques. What is the procedure to download CAT 2022 score card?

Ans. Aspirants can follow the below-mentioned steps to download CAT 2022 score card.

  • Visit the CAT 2022 official website- https://iimcat.ac.in
  • Login using your user ID and password
  • Click on score card notification
  • Your CAT 2022 score card will be displayed on screen.
  • Click on download to save your score card in your computer.

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