CAT 2019: Registrations to Begin on August 7
CAT 2019 - PC : Self
The official notification for the CAT 2019 has been released recently by the IIM Kozhikode. 

As per the latest update, the examination for the CAT 2019 is scheduled to be conducted on November 24, 2019.

The application process for the same is scheduled to begin from August 7, 2019, and will continue till September 18, 2019. 

IIM CAT 2019: Paper pattern 

The duration of the examination is 180 minutes.

There will be three sections:

Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Section III: Quantitative Ability

IIM CAT 2019: Exam pattern

The examination will be of 180 minutes and candidates will be allotted sixty minutes for answering questions in each section and they will be restricted to switch from one section to another. The questions will be in three sections, A. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, B. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, C. Quantitative Ability.

Eligibility Criteria 

The candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree with at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent.

The reserve category candidates- Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD), need to hold a minimum 45 per cent marks from the recognised university.

CAT 2019: Syllabus

Verbal ability and reading comprehension

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

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Proposition, Series, Direction Sense, Assumptions, Clocks and Calendars, Statements, Puzzles, Family Tree, Data Arrangement, Binary Logic, Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Sets, Data Structures, Seating Arrangement.

Data interpretation

Tables, Casslets, Data Sufficiency, Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Bars

Quantitative Aptitude

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


Around 15 per cent seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5 per cent for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates.

27 per cent of the seats are reserved for other backward class (OBC) candidates and 10 per cent seats for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) candidates.

Registration Fees:
For SC, ST and PwD category candidates - ₹950
For all other categories of candidates - ₹1900

IIM CAT 2019: Important dates

Commencement of online application: August 7

Last day to apply online: September 18

Download of admit card: October 23 to November 24

Exam: November 24, 2019

Result declaration: Second week of January 2020

List of courses offered by IIM:
Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management
Post Graduate Programme in Management
Post-Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management
Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management
Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets

IIM CAT 2019: Exam cities

Port Blair, Ahmednagar, Rohtak, Simla, Nashik, Nellore, Sonipat, Kolhapur, Kurnool, Tirupati, Jammu, Solapur, Vijaywada, Dhanbad, Amravati, Visakhapatnam, Jamshedpur, Aurangabad, Chittoor, Ranchi, Jalgaon, Itanagar, Bangalore, Kolhapur, Dibrugarh, Belgaum, Mumbai, Guwahati, Bidar, Nagpur, Silchar, Chikballapur, Nanded, Aurangabad, Davanagere, Nashik, Gaya, Hassan, Pune, Muzaffarpur, Kolar, Ratnagiri, Patna, Mandya, Satara, Chandigarh, Mangalore, Solapur, Bhilai, Mysore, Shillong, Raipur, Ramnagara, Balasore, New Delhi, Shimoga, Berhampur, Madgaon, Tumkur, Bhubaneswar, Verna, Udupi, Cuttack, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Sambalpur, Anand, Kasargod, Rourkela, Gandhinagar, Puducherry, Kollam, Rajkot, Kozhikode, Fatehgarh Sahib, Surat, Malappuram, Jalandhar, Vadodara, Thrissur, Khanna, Ambala, Trivandrum, Ludhiana, Bahadurgarh, Bhopal, Mohali, Faridabad, Gwalior, Pathankot, Gurugram, Indore, Patiala, Palwal, Jabalpur, Phagwara, Panipat, Sagar, Ropar, Sangrur, Madurai, Bareilly, Ajmer, Namakkal, Ghaziabad, Alwar, Thanjavur, Gorakhpur, Jaipur, Tiruchirappalli, Greater Noida, Jodhpur, Tirunelvelli, Kanpur, Kota, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Sikar, Karim Nagar, Mathura, Udaipur, Khammam, Meerut, Chennai, Agra, Noida, Coimbatore, Allahabad, Varanasi, Dehradun, Burdwan, Durgapur, Roorkee, Hooghly, Kalyani, Asansol, Howrah, Kolkata, Siliguri