Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022

The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct a computer-based Common Admission Test 2022 (CAT 2022) on Sunday, November 27, 2022 in three sessions.
CAT 2022 will be conducted by IIMs as a prerequisite for admission to various management programmes of IIMs.


₹1150 for SC, ST and PwD candidates.
₹2300 for all other candidates.

Please note that a candidate needs to pay the registration fee only once, irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. SC, ST and PwD candidates must upload a copy of their SC/ST/PwD certificates at the time of registration. Fees once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

The CAT 2022 registration window opens at 10.00 a.m. on August 3 , 2022 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on September 14, 2022. The details will be available in the registration guide.

At the time of registration, the candidates have to select any six test cities, as per their preference, from a drop-down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among the six preferred cities subject to availability. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city. The candidates can download the admit cards from October 27, 2022 until November 27, 2022.

CAT will be conducted in centres spread across around 150 test cities. Test cities will be mentioned in the CAT website and the name of the test centre will be indicated in the Admit Card.
Once a centre is allotted to a candidate, no change is permitted.

CAT 2022

• 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: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Section III: Quantitative Ability

• Candidates will be allotted exactly 40 minutes for answering questions in each section and they will not be allowed to switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.

CAT 2022 Registration Link