CAT 2010 Notification, IIM Admission Application Form, Details

 IIMs has release the CAT advertisement for year 2010 for admission to various IIM's and Management Institute In India.  

CAT 2010 will be held on 20 days between October 27 and November 23, 2010. 

“There will be logical breaks in between the exam such as those for Diwali,” CAT 2010 Convenor Prof Himanshu Rai told the press. According to the government calendar for 2010, the period between October 27 and November 23 has three gazetted and three restricted holidays.

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2010

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozhikode, Lucknow and  Shillong
The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct Common Admission Test (CAT) from CAT 2010 will be held in a 20 day window, between October 27 and November 23, 2010 

CAT 2010 will be conducted by IIM Lucknow and IIM Calcutta this year. CAT 2009 was conducted by IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore. CAT was initially held from November 28 to December 8, 2009. But due to technical glitches it was held on two extra days, January 30 and 31, 2010.

CAT is conducted by IIMs as a pre-requisite for admission to various management programmes of IIMs. 

These various programmes are
a. Post Graduate Programmes in Management
• IIM Ahmedabad PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-PMP
• IIM Bangalore PGP, PGSEM and PGPPM
• IIM Indore PGP and EPGP
• IIM Kozhikode PGP
• IIM Lucknow PGP and PGP-ABM
• RGIIM Shillong PGP
b. Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.] of IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, and IIM Lucknow

Sale of CAT Vouchers :
Monday, 30 August 2010 - Monday, 27 September 2010

Registration for CAT 2010 :
Monday, 30 August 2010 - Thursday, 30 September 2010

CAT Test Dates :
Wednesday, 27 October 2010 - Wednesday, 24 November 2010

CAT Result :
Wednesday 12 January 2011

Application Fees
The application fee for taking CAT 2010 will remain the same as last year. ‘There is no change in the fee; it will be Rs. 1400 for the General candidates and Rs. 700 for the SC/ST/OBC candidates,’ confirmed Prof. Rai.


CAT will be held during the period November - December 2010. You can choose a test date, session (morning/afternoon), and venue across thirty centres (cities) all over India, subject to availability.
For more information, you bookmark this page or visit CAT IIM website (
Test centres: The test will be conducted in venues across many centres. These centres are Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Durgapur, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Siliguri and Varanasi. IIMs reserve the right to change or cancel any test venue/centre and/or change the test window time and dates at their own discretion.

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