CAT 2015 Exam Pattern News – CAT 2015 Change In Exam Pattern


CAT 2015 News: Change in format –ย CAT is a written test for allowing students to get admissions in high ranked Management Institutes especially IIMโ€™S. Common Aptitude Test (CAT) 2015 will be conducted by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and it has undergone some vital changes in its format and organising procedure. As per the latest notification generated by IIM Ahmedabad, the CAT 2015 would be conducted on November 29, 2015 in two shifts and the online application procedure for CAT 2015 would be initiated on August 6, 2015 while the last date for submission of Application would be September 20, 2015. The Applicants can download their CAT 2015 Admit card from October 15 onwards and the CAT 2015 Results would be declared somewhere around 1st Week of January, 2015.

CAT 2015 Change In Pattern:


Some of the vital transformations, the CAT exam would see is availability of Digital calculator which has been prohibited till now in the CAT exam while other changes include the changes in time slot which would be 180 minutes for 3 Sections comprising of 100 Questions and it would include some descriptive questions as well which will benefit non engineering students. There would be 3 sections of QA and VRC with 34 questions each and DILR with 32 questions and the time allotted for each specific section would be 60 minutes which means students canโ€™t switch to another sections before 60 minutes of time period. The marking process will remain the same i.e. 3 marks for correct answer and 1 mark deducted for every incorrect answer.

Vital Points about CAT 2015 Pattern:

  • Name of Exam โ€“ CATย 2015.
  • Organiser โ€“ Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
  • Exam date โ€“ November 29, 2015.
  • Number of Questions โ€“ 100 ( QA-34, VRC-34, DIRL-32).
  • Total marks โ€“ 300.
  • Time allotted โ€“ 180 minutes (60 minutes for each section).

CAT 2015 Important Dates:

  1. Starting date for application โ€“ August 6, 2015.
  2. Closing date for application โ€“ September 20, 2015.
  3. Admit card availability โ€“ Oct 15, 2015 onwards.
  4. Exam date โ€“ November 29, 2015.
  5. CAT 2015 Result โ€“ Early January, 2016.

So, this was the CAT 2015 News for Change In Exam Pattern. If you want to grab more such updates on CAT then be a regular visitor of Best of luck for the exam.


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