How to Fill CAT 2021/2022 Application Form, Step by Step Procedure

How to Fill CAT Application FormCAT 2021/2022 Registration has been extended till 22nd September 2021. Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) rotationally. It is administrated by the IIM, Ahmedabad. This entrance test is conducted for admission to postgraduate management programmes offered by IIMs or top B-schools of the country. Here, candidates can check step-by-step procedure about How to fill CAT 2021/2022 application form.

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Candidates can register for Common Admission Test (CAT) through online mode only. CAT 2021 registration has been started from 4th August 2021. The registration can be done through the website. The last date to register for CAT examination is till 22nd September 2021.

Also Check:

CAT 2021 Exam Dates

CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Steps to Register for CAT

The CAT registration involves three simple steps:

Step-1: Registration
Step-2: Fill Application Form
Step-3: Upload Images
Step-4: Make Payment

Watch the Complete Video of How to fill CAT Application Form (Previous Year):

Step-1 – Registration

Step-1.1: Visit Official Website

  • Go through the official website of CAT (link will be given above).
  • Click the ‘Registration for New User’ button.

 

Step-1.2: Fill Registration Form

  • Fill the registration form that appears on the screen.
  • In the registration form, the fields are; the name of candidate, DOB, Email Address and Mobile Number.
  • Enter the security code shown on the image.
  • Request OTP.
  • Enter OTP and click on submit.

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Step-1.3: Declaration Section

  • Read the declaration, check the box “I Agree” and click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • By selecting the I Agree” box, you are confirming that all the details you are provided in registration form are correct.
  • Once the registration form is submitted, you will receive an OTP.
  • OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.

Step-2 – Fill Application Form

  • Click on “Go to Application Form”.
  • The application form will be displayed on your screen.
  • Application form will consist of five sections namely,
    • Personal Details
    • Academics
    • Work Experience
    • Programmes

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Step-2.1: Enter Personal Details

  • Candidate’s name and DOB will be automatically entered based on details provided during registration.
  • Enter Father’s/Husband’s/Guardian’s Name and Gender.
  • Select your category and Nationality.
  • If you are Person with disability/Differently Abled then select ‘Yes’, otherwise ‘No’.

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Step-2.1.1: Enter Address Details

Enter your postal address as it is required for future communication. Here, candidates can also enter an alternate email address and mobile number.

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Step-2.1.2: Upload scanned image of Photograph and Signature

  • Click on choose file.
  • choose the specific photo and signature.
  • click on upload.
  • close the window.

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Specifications of Photograph and signature:

  • The dimensions of Photograph and signature should be 35mm X 45mm and 80mm X 35mm respectively.
  • The format of the files should be .jpg or .jpeg and should not exceed 80 KB.
  • The photograph should not be six years old and should have white background.

Step-2.1.3: Enter Academic details

Enter SSC/10th Std/Equivalent Details

Candidates need to enter their 10th class details like aggregate marks, total marks obtained, maximum marks, SSC/10th board name and month/year of completion.

Enter 12th Std/Equivalent/Diploma Course Details

In this section, candidate’s have to select the course type from the options 12th or diploma. Enter your 12th class aggregate marks, total marks obtained and maximum marks.

Enter Bachelor Degree Details

Here, candidates will be asked whether they are currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or have completed their Bachelor’s degree. Also, candidates have to fill fields that include total duration of degree, percentage of marks awarded by University/institute, type of University/institution, University name, degree name, year of course commencement and year of completion.

Fill Other Professional Degree Details

If candidate’s have professional degree such as CA, ICWA, CS or others then select the degree and enter marks, year of course commencement and year of course completion.

Enter Master Degree Details

If you have master’s degree then select yes in the field of “Do you want to enter Master degree details?”. Enter all other details required in this section. Click on ‘Save and Continue’ to move to next section.

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Step-2.1.4: Work Experience

If you have a work experience then enter your work experience details. Enter work experience in months. Click on the check box of your work area and enter work experience for that. Click on ‘Save and Continue’ to proceed further.

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Step-2.1.5: Programmes & Exam Centre

Select the programme name. Candidates may select any number of programme names. Also, select the city for interview from the drop down list. Students can select maximum 4 different cities for appearing the exam. Test centre allotment will be based on centre and node availability.

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Step-3 – Fee Payment

The application fee for GEN/NC-OBC candidates is Rs. 2000/- while for SC/ST /PWD (DA) candidates, it is Rs. 1000/-. Additional transaction charges also included in application fee. Net Banking/Credit card/debit card are the modes for the payment of application fee. After successful payment, a message regarding the successful payment of fee will be displayed on the screen along with payment transaction number.

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Step-3.1: Confirmation Email

You will receive a confirmation mail after the successful completion of last section i.e., payment. Candidates can take the printout of filled-in application by login to the CAT website as an Existing User.

Click here to view CAT Registration Guide.

If candidates have any query regarding How to fill CAT 2021/2022 application form, they can ask us by commenting below.

Displaying 13 Comments
  1. Shruti says:

    I have completed my transaction through UPI baar code and the amount has been deducted but in the form it is still showing failed transaction. Anybody faced the same problem. Please reply

  2. utpala says:

    I was registering for cat exams 2020 .Due to power cut, I couldnt complete the registration process.I already have user-id and password. how can I login once again to complete it. Help me!

  3. BABA says:

    i wnt to apply is there some more time to apply or it was finished

  4. soumita ghosh says:

    please give me information about the application form of cat 2016 by mailing me …….

  5. Sachin says:

    By mistake I uploaded the scanned pdf of my actual obc certificate in the form and submitted it . Will it cause any disqualification from the exam or any consequences. Help..

  6. Digvijay says:

    Postal address is not complete….. will it cause any problem…… as evry thing is done by mail

  7. digvijay says:

    postal address is not complete and form has been submitted.
    will this cause any problem as admit card will b delivered on my email id….

  8. amit says:

    pic uploaded does not bear white background….. is there any issue in future????

  9. Bikash sahoo says:

    I’m in bba 1st year is it possible for me to appear cat or I have to wait till I complete my bba please suggest me

  10. Shantanu says:

    Actually by mistake in graduation percentage i have filled my last year percentage and not the aggregate one.what should i do? Is it fine or not.

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