CAT 2020 Notification in August; No Change in Testing Mode

CAT 2020 Notification in August; No Change in Testing Mode

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Vipra Shrivastava
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New Delhi, Updated on Jul 17, 2020 10:50 IST

For CAT 2020, there may be increase in the number of exam centres to accommodate the large number of candidates while following social distancing norms.

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The CAT 2020 exam will not be delayed due to COVID-19 outbreak. IIM Indore, the CAT convening institute this year is making all efforts to conduct the exam in the regular mode despite social distancing and medical challenges due to COVID-19.

Given the number of COVID-19 cases in India, it was being speculated that CAT 2020 might either be delayed or conducted in Internet Based Test (IBT) mode. However, there is no change expected as of now and the plan may be reviewed at a later stage depending upon the COVID-19 situation.

Over two lakh candidates take CAT every year, which is conducted in multiple exam centres in 156 cities across India. This year, there may be increase in the number of CAT exam centres to accommodate the large number of students while following social distancing guidelines.

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CAT exam is conducted annually in the last week of November or first week of December. Going by the trend of the past few years, CAT 2020 is expected to be conducted on November 29. Similarly, the exam notification is released in the last week of July or first week of August. No delay is expected in this regard too.

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CAT 2020 Dates (Tentative)

Given below are the dates of CAT 2020 events based on previous year’ calendar. The official schedule may be different.

CAT 2020 Events

CAT 2020 Dates

CAT 2020 notification release


Exam registrations start


Registrations end


CAT form correction


CAT mock test release


CAT official tutorial release 


Admit card release


CAT exam 2020


CAT answer key release


CAT result 2020 declaration


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