CAT Course Full Form

What is the full form of CAT?

The full form of CAT stands for Common admission test. The Common Admissions Test (CAT) is a computerized exam given by IIM to narrow down the pool of graduate school applicants. There will be a total of three parts to this exam. This includes

  • Quantitative ability
  • Logical reasoning and data interpretation
  • Reading comprehension and Verbal ability

Common admission test


The CAT has a rate of success of fewer than 5%, making it commonly considered among the most difficult entrance exams on the planet. Candidates must do well on all three components of the test to have a probability of being enrolled to an IIM program.

Eligibility criteria

Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum 50% or similar CGPA, 45% for SC/ST/PWD/DA category.

Any Indian university or college recognized by the government must have been founded by a legislative act or a state legislature in order to grant the degree in question.

 The HRD Ministry, Government of India, has also given its stamp of approval to the institution, deeming it to be on par with universities in terms of the requirements set forth in Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956.

Fees details

The CAT exam form is of Rs 1800 for General category and of Rs. 900 for others.

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