ABOUT  CAT

 

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.
The Indian Institutes of Management are leading institutions providing management education in India with older IIMs established more than 50 years back. Today, there are 20 IIMs established in different parts of India.
 

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.
The flagship programme of IIMs, is the two-year post-graduate programme. These two year programmes are residential in nature.
The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is a fulltime doctoral level programme in management and research equivalent to Ph.D. degree. The Executive Post Graduate programmes are targeted for working professionals.

 

S.N. Name of Institute State Located Year of Establishment
1 IIM Ahemadabad Gujarat 1961
2 IIM Calcutta West Bengal 1961
3 IIM Bangalore Karnataka 1973
4 IIM Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 1984
5 IIM Indore Madhya Pradesh 1996
6 IIM Kozhikode Kerala 1996
7 IIM Shilong Meghalaya 2007
8 IIM Raipur Chhattisgarh 2010
9 IIM Ranchi Jharkhand 2010
10 IIM Rohtak Haryana 2010
11 IIM Kashipur Uttarakhand 2011
12 IIM Tiruchiappalli Tamil Nadu 2011
13 IIM Udaipur Rajasthan 2011
14 IIM Amritsar Punjab 2015
15 IIM Bodhigaya Bihar 2015
16 IIM Nagpur Maharashtra 2015
17 IIM Sambalpur Odisha 2015
18 IIM Sirmaur Himachal 2015
19 IIM Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh 2015
20 IIM Jammu Jammu and Kashmir 2016

Official CAT website: www.iimcat.ac.in/