In 2018, more than 2.40 lakh registered for CAT exam and as many as 2.09 lakh candidates appeared.

Year-wise Trends of CAT Registrations

CAT Year Number of Registrations (Lakh) Number of Test Takers
2008 2.46  
2009 2.42  
2010 2.06  
2011 2.05  
2012 2.14  
2013 1.94 (1,94,514) 1,73,714
2014 1.89 (1,89,759) 1,67,892
2015 2.18 (2,18,664) 1,79,602
2016 2.32 (2,32,434) 1,95,000
2017 2.31 (2,31,067) 1,99,632
2018 2.40 (2,40,338) 2,09,405