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IIMs had introduced TITA or Type In The Answer questions in CAT since 2015. TITA or the non-MCQs do not carry any answer options and you have to answer the question by typing your answer on the virtual keyboard with the help of mouse and submitting by clicking on the 'Save & Next' tab. Since CAT TITA questions do not have negative marking scheme, you must attempt all such questions. On the other hand, owing to the lack of options, CAT non-MCQs can be time-consuming as well.

Various MBA Entrance exam dates for admissions to the top business schools in India. Some institutes accept multiple tests as their admission criteria. Though CAT and XAT are two of the most popular exams among the aspirants, there are several other national and state-level MBA entrance tests that you can appear to broaden your chances of admission to a renowned B-school. 

CAT has undergone many changes in the past few years. In the year 2015, CAT was announced with an introduction of on-screen calculator and non-MCQs. The test paper was also divided into three time bound sections instead of two sections as in the previous year.

The journey for every aspirant starts with the dream of securing a high percentile which eventually leads to the admission in a top B-School.  There are several things that CAT 100 percentilers do differently from the rest of the candidates. In 2017, two women students and three non-engineers were among the 20 candidates who secured the perfect 100 percentile in CAT.

IIM Tiruchirappalli has the weightage to CAT score in the final merit list same as 50 percent. The components of the final selection are CAT score, Personal Interview (PI), Written Ability Test (WAT), Work Experience, Past academic performance, Diversity and Professional qualification.

The admission process is conducted in two steps, shortlisting of the candidates for the selection rounds (WAT and PI) and the final merit list announcement. IIM Indore shortlists candidates on the basis of CAT performance, past academic records and Gender Diversity factors.

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode adopts a two-step selection process for admissions which includes shortlisting of candidates on the basis of their CAT score (overall and sectional), 10th and 12th marks and Personal Interview and Written Ability Test for all the shortlisted candidates. The institute gives different weightage to all the sections before finalising the admission.

The CAT cutoffs for General Category candidates for the PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-SM are 90 percentile, 85 percentile and and 85 percentile respectively. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their CAT performance, past academic records and diversity factors.

You must have a Bachelor's degree with minimum 50 percent marks or equivalent CGPA (45 percent for SC, ST and PwD category candidates). Final year graduation students can also apply. The premier B-School follows two step process for admission to its management programmes. In the first step, the institute shortlists the CAT takers on the basis of their sectional and overall cutoff percentile. IIM Calcutta cutoff varies from category to category. Along with CAT cutoff, IIM Calcutta also considers past academic records (Class X and XII scores), Work Experience, and Gender Diversity factor for the admission process.

Common Admission Test (CAT) along with Personal Interview (PI) is given the maximum weightage. IIM Bangalore selects students for admissions through a two-step process which includes performance in CAT and Writing Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI). Students who qualify CAT with the scores prescribed by the institute move to the next round of the selection process where they are judged on their writing and personal interaction skills.

IIM Ahmedabad follows two-step process for admission to PGP in management. In the first step, you are short-listed for written aptitude and personal interview after taking Common Admission Test.

There is less than a week to go for the CAT. Some aspirants would have gotten trained for this for around a year, some of them attending again for improvisation and some of them with a lot of dreams for the first time. With just days left for the exam day, here is what you can do to ensure a better preparation before you appear for the exam.

Once you have decided to join a coaching institute, what all factors are important to consider before freezing your final option? With a number of CAT coaching institutes available today, each one of them claiming to be the best, selecting a CAT preparation institute had always been a matter of confusion for MBA aspirants. There are some factors you must consider before selecting a CAT preparation institute to get good results after spending some money on preparation fees.

ICFAI is one of the most prestigious universities and provides quality education in professional fields. Under it’s Flexible Learning Programmes, MBA distance course has been made available for management aspirants. It is a two years distance education programme. ICFAI University offers 16 specializations in management.

It is never too early to start preparing for entrance exams as most of them demand knowledge that you have accumulated over a period of time. CAT is scheduled to be held in November. The registrations for the same open in August. Now, is the best time to start with your preparations.

There are 60 questions in CAT 2012. Pattern is similar to CAT 2011. For students who’re going to take the exam, the biggest confusion they have in mind is how many questions should be answered so that they get the desired percentile. This question of how many questions to crack in CAT (or any other exam) depends upon three factors.

it is important realize that the CAT preparation is divided into two parts. Each part is as important as the other. Part 1 is the development of basic concepts. Through conceptual development and practising questions, you can focus on developing a strong theoretical background in each section of the exam. Part 2 is test taking or mock CATs. Any preparation for CAT cannot be completed without a significant number of tests taken by you.

The admission process comprises following stages: shortlisting candidates for WAT / PI rounds and the final Selection of candidates. During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles and academic profile are considered.

The admission process for the PGP program comprises of following stages: shortlisting candidates for WAT / GD / PI round and final Selection of candidates post WAT / GD / PI round. During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles are considered.

The admission process for the PGP program comprises of following stages: shortlisting candidates for WAT / GD / PI round and final Selection of candidates post WAT / GD / PI round. During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles are considered.

The admission process for the PGP program comprises of following stages: shortlisting candidates for WAT / PI rounds and final selection of candidates. During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles are considered.

The admission process for the PGP program comprises of following stages: shortlisting candidates for WAT / GD / PI round and final Selection of candidates post WAT / GD / PI round. During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles are considered.

The admission process comprises two stages: shortlisting candidates and final Selection of candidates. During the first stage, initially, a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentile are considered.

The admission process comprises two stages: shortlisting candidates for WAT & PI rounds and final Selection of candidates. The first short list of candidates is based on candidates securing minimum section-wise and aggregate percentile scores in the CAT. Candidates obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT will only be considered.

The admission process for the PGP program comprises of two stages - shortlisting candidates for WAT / GD / /PI round and final Selection of candidates post WAT / GD / PI round. During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles are considered.

The admission process comprises two stages: shortlisting candidates and final Selection of candidates. During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles are considered.

The admission process consists of two stages: shortlisting of candidates and the final Selection of candidates. During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles are considered.

The admission process for the PGDHRM program comprises two stages. The first stage is shortlisting candidates for WAT/PI round. The second stage is final Selection of candidates post WAT/PI round.

Bharatidasan University, also known as BDU, is located in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. The university was established in 1982. It has affiliated colleges in districts of Karur, Perambalur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Pudukkottai and Tiruchirapalli. The university is named after Bharathidasan, who was a famous, great revolutionary Tamil poet.

IIM Shillong, also known as Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong, is a public and fully autonomous management institute. The institute is the seventh IIM which was established in 2007. The institute provides several management courses including post-graduate, doctoral, executive programs, etc. in management education and Management Development Programs (MDPs).