CAT is a management aptitude test conducted by the IIMs primarily to evaluate and shortlist candidates for the post graduate programme. It is a computer-based exam and a candidate has to register and apply following due process to take this exam conducted once a year. As per Government of India norms, IIMs reserve 15% seats for SC candidates, 7.5% seats for ST candidates and 27% seats for NC-OBC candidates. 5% seats are also reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities. IIMs also provide scholarships to deserving students who need financial support.
IIMs are considered India’s premier national institutes providing quality education in management and research. IIMs primarily offer post graduate, doctoral and executive education programmes.
|S.N.||Name of Institute||State Located||Year of Establishment|
|2||IIM Calcutta||West Bengal||1961|
|4||IIM Lucknow||Uttar Pradesh||1984|
|5||IIM Indore||Madhya Pradesh||1996|
|12||IIM Tiruchiappalli||Tamil Nadu||2011|
|19||IIM Visakhapatnam||Andhra Pradesh||2015|
|20||IIM Jammu||Jammu and Kashmir||2016|
Official CAT website: www.iimcat.ac.in/