Management -(CAT)

CAT (Common Admission Test) is conducted by IIMs (Indian Institute Of Managements) for its admission.

The IIM's in India are:

The programmes conducted by IIMs are as follows:

  • Post Graduate (P.G) Programmes
  • Fellow Programmes
    With sectoral programmes on : Agricultural & Rural Development, Energy & Power, Human Settlements & Environment, Population & Health, Transportation & Education Management

Specialisation: Specialisation is available in Management Accounting, Business Policy, Environmental Factors, Finance, Marketing, Information Systems, Human Resources, International Trade, Operation Research, Production etc.


Qualification: A bachelors degree or equivalent from a recognised university. Those candidates appearing for the final year exam can also apply.

Method Of Selection: On the basis of All India Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by IIM's jointly. It is a standard test to test students logical, mathematical and analytical and linguistic abilities.


Cat Bulletin : The CAT Bulletin containing the CAT Application Form and other information can be obtained at branches of State Bank of India and various IIMs Office. Please note that a candidate needs to buy only one CAT Bulletin irrespective of how many IIMs he/she is applying to. All candidates must enclose the Bank counterfoil with the CAT Application Form. SC/ST candidates should submit a copy of SC/ST Certificate to the Bank at the time of obtaining the CAT Bulletin. No claim of refund will be entertained on Bulletin once sold.

Address of IIMs Offices :
Admissions Office, Indian Institute of Management , Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, 380015 (Phone: 079-6324632)

Admissions Office, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore-560076 (Phone: 080-6993188)

Admissions Office, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, D.H. Road, Joka, Kolkata 700104 (Phone: 033-4679178)

Admissions Office, Indian Institute of Management, Rajendra Nagar, Indore 452012 (Phone: 0731-321971)

Admissions Office, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, P.O. Calicut REC, Calicut 673601 (Phone: 0495-287297)

Admissions Office, Indian Institute of Management, Prabandh Nagar, Off Sitapur Rd., Lucknow 226013 (Phone: 0522-361891)

Test Centres :
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Noida, Panaji, Patna, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Vijayawada, and Vishakapatnam.

Note: IIMs reserve the right to change or cancel any test centre at their discretion.