CAT 2023 Notification – Admit cards available to download

Common Admission Test
CAT 2023


Get ready for an exciting opportunity as the Indian Institutes of Management gear up to conduct CAT 2023—a computer-based Common Admission Test. Mark your calendars for November 26, 2023, when the exam will unfold in three sessions. 

The official CAT 2023 NOTIFICATION has been released on 30th July 2023 with details about CAT 2023 exam date and registration dates.


Registration opens: August 02, 2023 (10:00 am)
Registration closes: Extended till September 20, 2023 (5:00 pm)
Admit card download: November 7 – November 26, 2023
Test date: November 26, 2023
Result declaration: Second week of January, 2024

Download Admit card for CAT 2023


  • You must have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • If you belong to the reserved category (SC/ST/PwD), you must have a minimum of 45% marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • Candidates in their final year of graduation can also apply for this exam.

For download Information about Eligibility, Reservation check PDF from official website for CAT 2023 Exam


SC, ST and PwD category candidates: ₹1200

All other categories of candidates : ₹2400

The fees can be paid through online mode only. after completing payment process candidates receive email notification.

Please note that a candidate needs to pay the registration fees only once, irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. Fees once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

Candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a mobile phone number throughout the selection process.


The CAT exam will be held in numerous test centres, spread across approximately 155 vibrant test cities. To add to the convenience, candidates are empowered with the freedom to select any six test cities based on their preferences.


The exam consists of three sections – Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Quantitative Ability (QA). The duration of the exam is 2 hours, and each section has a time limit of 40 minutes.

Here’s a breakdown of the CAT exam pattern:

SectionNumber of QuestionsTime Allotted
VARC2640 minutes
DILR2440 minutes
QA2640 minutes

This exam has both multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and non-MCQs. MCQs have negative marking, while non-MCQs do not have any negative marking.

For all the essential details about CAT 2023, head over to the CAT website:

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Important: CAT 2023 offers a significant chance for aspiring MBA students to excel. The official notification has been released, and registration starts soon. Success lies in strategic preparation, aiming for high percentiles, and selecting preferred test cities. Remember, CAT is not just about clearing cut-offs; it’s about standing out and unlocking your potential. Embrace this opportunity, believe in yourself, and pave the way to a promising future. Best of luck on your journey to success in CAT 2023!