Application Form for CAT 2017 is available now. Candidates can fill their Application form as per schedule date. For registering, you will need to verify your mobile number through OTP which will be sent to your mobile number. Candidates cannot edit any details on the Application form after you have made the online payment. Get CAT 2017 Online Application Form complete information here.

Schedule of CAT 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Registration opens 09 Aug 2017
Registration closes 20 Sep 2017

CAT 2017 Online Application

Kindly follow the instructions below before you start registration for CAT 2017.

  • Check your eligibility for CAT 2017 by referring to the Eligibility document on the website.
  • Ensure you have a valid and unique email address and mobile number.
  • “*” (asterisk) indicates a mandatory field. The boxes marked with this symbol must be filled in or you will not be allowed to submit your application for CAT 2017.
  • Gather all the information you will need for filling the form beforehand, such as:
    • Educational history
    • Mark sheets (10th /12th/ Degree/Diploma)
    • Work Experience
    • Applicable Certificates to upload
    • Scanned images of your passport size photo and signature. (The photo should not be more than six months old and should have a white background)
    • List of the IIM programmes to which you are applying

At the time of registration, the candidates have to select any four Test Cities as per their preference from the drop down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among the 4 preferred cities and either of the two sessions. 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 18th October, 2017 till 26th November, 2017.

Get Online Application Form here:- Click here to Fill CAT 2017 Application Form.

Application Fee

  • Rs. 900 for SC, ST and PwD category candidates.
  • Rs. 1800 for all other categories of candidates.

Please note that a candidate needs to pay 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. Fee once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

Instruction for filling the CAT 2017 Application Form

Step 1: Registration to receive User ID and Password

On the website, www.iimcat.ac.in, click the Registration for New User button to create your user profile. The Registration form window will open in your browser.

The registration form to create your User Profile appears as follows.

You will also receive the login Password as an SMS on the registered mobile number from sender LMIIMCAT (Not applicable for overseas candidates). Using these credentials, you may proceed to complete your application for CAT 2017 by clicking on the link given in the email. You may also login from the CAT Website.

This ends Step 1 of the Registration Process.

Step 2: Login to CAT Website

Using the system generated User ID and Password received, you can login as “Sign In for Existing User” on the website and fill the Application Form for CAT 2017.

In future, if you forget your password, click the Forgot Password button on the Existing User login window. The new password will be sent in an email, and not as an SMS.

The next step is to fill in the Application Form for CAT 2017.

Step 3: Fill Application Form

The Application Form is categorized into the following five sections:

  • Personal Details
  • Academics
  • Work Experience
  • Programmes
  • Payment

Read the instructions at the start of the form before you begin filling the information. You can Logout and exit the form any number of times to edit and complete later or Save & Continue each sections till you submit the application. However, you will not be allowed to continue, if mandatory information is not entered or the required Certificates are not uploaded.

After you complete the last section, i.e. Payment, your application for CAT 2017 will be considered complete and you will receive a confirmation mail. After this, changes to any information provided on the application form are not possible. You can only print or save the form from the website. However, after you submit the application, there will be a limited time window during which can you modify very limited details like Percentage of Marks scored, Work Experience, Programmes Selected etc. You will not be able to modify any of the following: any details entered in the Personal Details section, any details entered in the Academics section except the percentage marks scored, Exam Centre City Preferences. You can only view and print after this. Details are available on the application submission page.

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