CAT Admit Card 2019 – Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) released the CAT admit card one month before exam. MBA aspirants can download the hall ticket from direct link below, leading to iimcat.ac.in. In order to do so, one has to login with user ID and password. You can also recover forgotten user ID and password from the login link below. Take admit card, photo ID to the center on the day of exam. The national MBA entrance exam, Common Admission Test (CAT) is scheduled to be held on November 24, 2019. Get here complete details of CAT admit card 2019 including how to download, exam date, and other details.
Latest: CAT 2019 admit card is available for download until exam. After exam, check answer key of CAT here.
CAT Admit Card 2019
This year 2.44 lakh candidates have applied for the exam. Whereas only 2.41 lakh applied last year. IIMK has issued CAT 2019 admit card for all accepted applications. Here are the important dates, followed by the direct link to download your admit card.
|CAT 2019||Important Dates|
|Last date for registration||25 Sep 2019|
|CAT 2019 admit card download starts||23 Oct 2019|
|Exam date||24 Nov 2019|
Download here: Click here to download CAT admit card 2019.
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As regards to the CAT 2019 exam, please note the following important timings.
Reporting time for forenoon session candidates: 7.30 am.
Candidates will not get entry after this time in forenoon session: 8.45 am
Exam timings in forenoon session: 9 am to 12 noon
Reporting time for afternoon session candidates: 1 pm
Candidates will not get entry after this time in afternoon session: 2.15 pm
Exam timings in afternoon session: 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm
How to download CAT admit card 2019?
The process of downloading admit card of CAT 2019 is simple and candidate friendly. Easy steps to attain the objective are explained below.
1st step. First of all, go to iimcat.ac.in.
2nd step. Then locate “download CAT 2019 admit card” on the page, and click the login link under it. A new page opens.
3rd step. Now enter your user ID, password. And hit login. The candidate dashboard opens.
4th step. Close the first pop up that shows “your application is submitted successfully”. Then click the link “admit card” in the menu of the dashboard.
5th step. On the admit card, you will see a blue colored section. Within which, is a box displaying your exam center. And just below that, in the same box, is a admit card link. Click the link.
6th step. The CAT 2019 admit card either gets saved automatically. Or your device may prompt you to first select how to save it as. Once done, a pdf format of the admit card gets saved in your device or system.
Here the steps to download CAT admit card ends. However next, you should print it out immediately as you don’t have to show the soft copy, instead hard copy of the admit card will be required on the exam day.
What to do if forgot CAT 2019 login credentials (user ID / password)?
As can be seen, one needs both user ID as well as password in order to login for CAT admit card download. Nevertheless thinking of the plight of students who mistakenly forget one or both, facility to get them has been provided by IIMK.
In order to get user ID or password, do the following.
- Carry out step 1 and 2 as above.
- Then click forgot user id / password link.
- After that enter your email address on the next page.
- Then hit get user id / password blue button.
- Follow through the instructions that come next, to get or reset your login credentials.
Herein it is important to point out that if anyone has access to your email ID, they can get all your CAT 2019 details. So neither share your CAT 2019 login details, nor your email ID access.
Contents in CAT Admit Card
With the CAT 2019 admit card in hand, you are all set to appear in the exam. However there are just a few more things to note. To start with, the details in the admit card. They are:
- Registration number
- Date of birth
- PWD status
- Space to do signature in presence of invigilator
- Space to attach another photograph
- Date and day of test
- Exam time / session
- Test city
- Test Center
- Reference number
- Emergency contact
- Google map link
- Instructions for exam
A sample CAT 2019 admit card is also shown below for your reference.
To Do After Downloading CAT 2019 Admit Card
These are the things you have to do, after you download the CAT admit card.
First of all, print it on an A4 size paper using laser printer. Your photograph and signature should be legible (clear, can read).
Then, affix / paste the same photograph which you uploaded in application form, the space provided.
Gather the documents and things you need to take to the exam center.
Also, check the location of your exam center using the google maps link provided. You can try to visit the center one day in advance to get an idea of where it is, so that you can plan when to leave home on the day of exam.
What to carry on the day of CAT exam?
Carry limited items, only the mandatory ones on the day of exam. The list is as follows.
- Print out of CAT 2019 admit card
- One original, valid photo ID
List of documents that are considered photo ID for CAT exam
- Aadhaar card
- College ID
- Driving license
- Employer ID
- Identification affidavit
- PAN card
- Voter ID
Do note that the ID should not be smudged or damaged in any way. Also, check its expiration date; expired ones will not be allowed. The photo ID should have the test taker’s photograph and signature, which should match with the admit card.
What not to carry on the day of CAT exam?
By the same token note what not to carry in the exam. Although in short you cannot carry anything except documents written above. Specifically, the following are not allowed at all.
- Electronic gadgets
- Metal items
- Mobile phone
- Stationery items
Note that at the center, if you are wearing jackets and footwear, you will be asked to remove them before entering the test hall. Also, there will not be any facility to keep items safely.
CAT 2019 Exam
Common Admission Test (CAT) is the national level entrance exam for MBA / PGDM admissions in IIMs. Though IIMs primarily conduct the exam for their own admissions, several hundreds of B schools across India accept CAT scores for their admissions. Thus making CAT a significantly important exam for all MBA aspirants in the country.
CAT 2019 exam pattern: The exam pattern of CAT exam undergoes slight modifications every year. And the exact pattern remains unknown untill the exam itself happens. The confirmed facts are as follows.
Sections in exam: There will be three sections in the exam, namely
- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
- Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)
- Quantitative Ability (QA)
Exam duration: 3 hours
Last year’s exact exam pattern
CAT 2019 answer key: IIMK is likely to publish the answer key of CAT exam by end of the month, or starting of next month. The tradition of issuing CAT answer key after exam started in 2018 only. Before that, neither did any IIM release answer key of the exam, nor were any available unofficially since the exam was online.
CAT 2019 result: IIMK shall declare CAT result by the second week of January 2020. Candidates get to know their section wise scaled scores, percentile as well as overall percentile through it. Whereas the responsibility of conducting the Common Admission Test and declaring results is upon IIMs, admissions through the scores are the individual responsibility of each institute that offer admission through it.
CAT Admit Card 2019 Highlights
The gist of the page, including major details you may want to know about, are as follows.
CAT Admit Card release date 2019: IIMK has released the admit card of Common Admission Test on October 23, 2019, at 5 pm. This was the promised time. And hall ticket released exactly at the said time.
CAT Admit Card should be coloured or black and white: Candidates are advised to take colored print out. This will help them ensure that the photograph and signature are legible.
How to print CAT admit card: You should print using a laser printer, on a white A4 sheet.
CAT admit card lost: You can download the admit card again, if you have lost it. Link to download is above on this page.
If you have any queries regarding CAT admit card 2019, then please ask in comments below.
CAT 2019 Admit Card Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : No. It is strictly prohibited. However, an on-screen calculator is available on the computer screen of the candidates during the exam.
Ans : If you do not have your user ID or password, then please go to Existing User Login and click ‘Forgot User ID/Password’ button. Then key in registered Email ID and captcha that appears on the screen. You will then receive User ID/Password on registered Email ID.
Ans : No, CAT Admit Card 2019 shall not be sent by post or any means. Only the online mode is available to download the admit card.
Ans : No, the candidates cannot carry a calculator in the exam center.
Ans : Yes, it is necessary to carry a photo Id proof with the CAT admit card in original. Do not carry a photocopy.
Ans : Candidates belonging to the PwD category, they will be given 20 minutes extra for each section in CAT, which means that they will have to complete the test in four hours instead of three hours.
Ans : No the exam center as printed on the CAT admit card is the final one and cannot be changed.
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