Media Release for CAT 2022
July 31, 2022: According to CAT Centre 2022, the following are the important announcements for the candidates appearing for CAT 2022:
Registration Deadline: Registration for CAT 2022 opens on Wednesday, August 03 at 10.00 am and closes on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 5.00 pm. The CAT convenor urges the test takers to register well in advance to have a hassle-free registration process and to avoid a last-minute rush. CAT 2022 will be conducted in test centres spread across around 150 cities. Candidates will be given the option to choose from six optional cities. The CAT Centre will try its best to ensure that a candidate gets one of the preferred options. In the event of high demand in a particular region, CAT Centre reserves the right to allot a centre close to any of the preferred options. Once a centre is allotted to a candidate, no change is permitted. CAT 2022 will be conducted on November 27, 2022 (Sunday) in three sessions. The duration of the test will be 120 minutes. There will be three sections:
Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Section II: Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation
Section III: Quantitative Ability
Candidates will be allotted exactly 40 minutes to answer questions in each section, and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section. Tutorials to understand the format of the test will be available on the CAT website. Candidates are advised to work on the tutorials available on the CAT website well in advance.
COVID and Possible Disruptions
Prof. Ashis Mishra, Convenor of CAT 2022, says that the preparations and conduct of the exam are being done with COVID-19 appropriate behaviour and suggested protocols. The information provided by the CAT website is contingent upon the decisions and directions issued from time to time by the Central and State governments and IIMs. Candidates are advised to regularly check the CAT website for the latest information.