CAT 2022 Registration Starts at, Application Link, Last Date, How to Apply

CAT 2022 Registration Starts at, Application Link, Last Date, How to Apply

CAT Registration 2022: The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore opened the CAT 2022 registration on August 3, at 10 am. Candidates can fill out the CAT application form 2022 only in online mode at till September 14, 5 pm. Before filling out the CAT form 2022, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria. CAT 2022 will be held on November 27, Sunday.
Click here to fill CAT 2022 application form.

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CAT Registration 2022

Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national-level MBA entrance examination and is conducted every year for admission to MBA/ PGP courses of the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) and other CAT scores accepting B-schools in India.

Based on last year's CAT syllabus, the questions paper in CAT 2022 will consist of these sections namely - Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, and Reading Comprehension. The duration of the test will be 120 minutes. To apply, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria to fill out the CAT application form 2022.

CAT 2022 Registration - Quick Points

  • CAT Exam registration to start on August 3, 2022, at 10 am.
  • The last date to submit the CAT 2022 application form is September 14, 2022, at 5 pm.
  • CAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria:
    • An aggregate of 50% marks for general category candidates
    • 45% marks for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD candidates
    • Final year students can also be eligible to fill out the application form for the CAT 2022 entrance exam.
  • CAT registration fees 2022:
    • Rs. 2300 for the General Category
    • Rs. 1150 for SC/ST/OBC category

CAT 2022 Registration Dates

Important dates of CAT 2022 has been announced now. Candidates are advised to monitor the dates related to CAT 2022 application form. However, dates for CAT 2022 registration start date, CAT registration last date, admit card date, etc. are given in the table below which helps the candidates to know about the important events.

CAT Application Form 2022 Dates

CAT Events

CAT Dates

CAT registration 2022 start date

August 3, 2022, at 10 am

CAT registration last date 2022

September 14, 2022, at 5 pm

Correction in CAT application form 2022

To be announced

CAT 2022 Admit Card downloading

October 27, 2022

CAT 2022 Exam Date

November 27, 2022, Sunday

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

If a candidate does not fulfill the CAT 2022 eligibility criteria, their candidature will be cancelled. Candidates, therefore, are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying. Those willing to apply for CAT 2022 should meet the following criteria.

  • Candidates must have a 3-year bachelor's degree in any stream from a recognized university with an aggregate of 50% marks for general category candidates and 45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD candidates
  • No experience required
  • No age bar to apply
  • Candidates in the final year can also apply provided they submit the pass certificate by the stipulated date for the same

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CAT 2022: Documents Required to Apply

Candidates should have the following details ready before filling out the CAT 2022 registration form. Candidates are advised to scan the documents prior to filling out the CAT form 2022. The following details will be needed to fill out the CAT application form 2022.

  • Email Address
  • Mobile Number
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Signature
  • Personal Details
  • Academic Details
  • Work Experience Certificate (if any)
  • Payment Details

CAT Exam Form 2022: Size/Format of Documents

Image/ Document


Format/ Size

Colour Passport Photograph

30 mm (width) x 45 mm (height)

JPEG/JPG in 150 px/inch (min)

Maximum 80 KB

Signature (Black/ Blue)

80 mm (width) x 35 mm (height)

PwD Certificate to be uploaded during CAT 2022 Registration

Download the Certificate of Disability (PwD) forms to fill up the CAT exam registration 2022 and click on the given links

  • Disability Certificate (PwD) Form - V: Click here
  • Disability Certificate (PwD) Form - VI: Click here
  • Disability Certificate (PwD) Form - VII: Click here

SC/ ST/ EWS/ NC-OBC Certificate to be uploaded during CAT registration 2022

Click on the links provided to download the official certification forms for IIM CAT exam registration 2022

  • Scribe Affidavit
  • Identification Affidavit
  • Final Year Certificate
  • NC-OBC Certificate
  • EWS Certificate
  • SC/ST Certificate

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How to fill CAT 2022 Application Form

Candidates will be allowed to make corrections to the CAT 2022 registration form. However, it is better to fill out the application form carefully to avoid any errors. Double check the details before submitting the application form. Make sure all the details are correctly entered to avoid the rejection of your application.

CAT 2022 Registration Guidelines

  • Candidates have to apply for the CAT exam on or before the CAT registration last date.
  • Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome (prefer the latest version) are the recommended browsers for CAT exam registration 2022.
  • Keep all required images and documents ready so that there are no delays or mistakes during uploading at the time of registering for the CAT exam 2022.
  • Keep all educational information and documents on hand to avoid misleading or entering wrong information during CAT exam registration.
  • Make sure that the photo, signature, and other required documents required for CAT 2022 registration are ready to be uploaded in a prescribed format and size.
  • Before the final submission, please have someone check the details entered to avoid submitting errors in the CAT exam form.
  • Choose which selection centers and decide the order of preference. Select convenient and easily accessible centers with current traffic issues in mind. You must enter six cities in the CAT 2022 registration form.
  • Read and find out about the participating institutes. This will help to fill the courses and institutes in the CAT application form 2022.
  • Please register and complete the application before the CAT 2022 registration last date.

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Mistakes to avoid during CAT 2022 Registration

Candidates are required to remember the following points during the CAT Exam Registration 2022.

  • It is mandatory to fill in all the fields marked “*” during the CAT registration.
  • Make sure there are no misspellings as some fields cannot be edited after registration.
  • Click ‘Save & Continue’ after completing each section of the CAT Form.
  • Use the mouse to click instead of the "Tab" key.
  • Since the CAT form can be filled out in several sessions it is essential to save the information already entered after each session.
  • Any changes or corrections to the CAT online registration can be made up to the point where the CAT registration fees are paid. Editing cannot be done after that.
  • There will be no change in the section after registration for CAT 2022; So be extra careful when doing CAT registration 2022 and avoid mistakes.
  • Use the recommended browsers for hassle-free CAT registration 2022.
  • Before the final submission of the CAT 2022 registration form, double-check all the details. Make sure the details in the CAT 2022 registration form record match the educational documents.

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How to register for CAT 2022?

candidates are advised to follow the steps given below in order to complete, right from registering to making the payment, the entire application process in a hassle-free manner. Steps to follow:

Step 1: First, candidates will have to go to the CAT official website i.e.

Step 2: Next, click the “New Candidate Registration” button on the right side of the CAT 2022 official website.

Step 3: It will carry the applicant to the "CAT 2022 registration" page. From there, aspirants will have to enter the below essential details such as,

  • Name of the Candidate

  • Date of Birth

  • Email Address

  • Country

  • Mobile Number and

  • Captcha

Step 4: After entering all the required details, click on the “Generate OTP” button. The OTP will be sent to the applicant's registered mail id. By using the OTP, candidates will have to complete the CAT 2022 registration process.

Step 5: Then log in to the candidate's dashboard and fill the CAT Exam Application Form 2022 with required details like,

  • Personal Details

  • Other Personal Details

  • Communication Address

  • Emergency Contact Details

  • Upload Documents (in a prescribed format and size)

Step 6: Fill in the academic/ qualification details of SSC/ Class 10, HSC/ Class 12, Bachelor’s Degree Details, Master’s Degree Details, and Other Professional Degree Details.

Step 7: Once the above process is done, the applicants will need to enter the work experience details if any.

Step 8: Enter other personal details, communication details, and emergency contact details and upload all the required documents in a prescribed format.

Step 9: Then select the work experience details (if any), IIM Programmes & Interview Cities. Choose any six preferred CAT 2022 test cities.

Step 10: Final process of the CAT 2022 registration is to make the payment application fee which needs to be paid online. Check below the details of the application fee for the CAT 2022 exam:

  • For General Category Candidates: Rs 2300/-

  • For SC/ ST/ PwD: Rs 1150/-

CAT 2022 Registration - Transaction Fees

Mode of payment

Transaction Charges for CAT 2022 Registration

Credit Card (Master/ Visa)

1.20% of the transaction amount and subject to a minimum of Rs 5.

Credit Card (American Express)

2.85% of the transaction amount and subject to a minimum of Rs 5.

Debit Card (Master/ Visa)

0.75% of the transaction amount for value up to Rs 2000 and subject to a minimum of Rs 5.

0.90% of the transaction amount for value above Rs 2000.

Net Banking

Rs 20 per transaction

Other payment methods

PayU, BillDesk, and Paytm

Preview CAT Registration 2022 form

Preview filled CAT 2022 form before the payment of the CAT registration fee as no changes will be allowed once the fee is paid. So candidates are advised to must check all the details entered before submission of the application form.

Confirmation email after successful CAT registration 2022

Candidates will receive a confirmation mail and also sent on registered mobile no. once the CAT registration fee is paid. This should be kept safe as it is proof of payment for the CAT Exam 2022 registration.

Forgot CAT Login ID?

Candidates might forget their CAT login ID, do not panic. Follow the information below to retrieve a user ID.

  • Click the "Forgot User ID/ Password" button and enter the registered email ID and captcha to get the CAT user ID in the registered email id.

Forgot CAT Login Password?

Candidates should follow the same procedure we discussed for retrieving the CAT login ID.

Click the "Forgot User ID/ Password" tab on the CAT official website and enter the registered email ID and captcha. The new password will be sent to the candidate's registered email address. If multiple passwords are used, candidates should use the password contained in the most recent SMS received from IIM.

NOTE: Regenerated CAT login passwords will not be sent as SMS.

CAT 2022 Registration: Correction in the Application Form

The correction window for editing the CAT application form 2022 will be provided to the candidates to rectify the mistakes made in filling the form. Mistakes in scanned images of photographs, signatures, or CAT exam centre preference can be modified during the period of the CAT application form correction window. Also, applicants can make changes to the test city option. Aspirants must log in and adjust the images as needed.

CAT 2022 Registration: Elements that cannot be edited in the application form

  • Once the CAT 2022 form is submitted, candidates can make a change in the personal details such as:

    • Candidate Name

    • Date of Birth (DOB)

    • Email Address

    • Mobile Number

  • If they make a mistake in these details they will have to register again with a new email id.

  • Details entered in the latest CAT exam registration 2022 will be considered in such a case. CAT Admit Card 2022 will be issued for that.

  • Failure to re-register in such circumstances may result in the cancellation of the candidature.

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CAT 2022 pattern

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is the national-level entrance test conducted by IIM for the students seeking admission in 20 IIMs, and top-level MBA colleges like SPJIMR, IITs, IMI, MDI, JBIMS, FMS as well as more than 1000 B-schools in the country.


CAT Events

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Mode of the CAT Registration 2022


CAT Registration Fees*

  • For General Category - Rs 2300

  • For Reserved Category - Rs 1150

Duration of the exam

2 Hours (120 Minutes)

Medium of CAT Exam 2022

The exam is conducted in CBT mode

CAT Official Website 2022

*CAT registration fee 2022 might change this year

CAT Admit Card 2022

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) will release CAT 2022 admit card in online mode on CAT's official website of the CAT 2022 registration- Registered candidates will be able to download CAT admit card by entering CAT login details. On the day of examination, it is mandatory to carry IIM CAT admit card.

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