CAT 2014: Notification,Important dates,previous papers for practise

CAT 2014:Important dates

The examination will be conducted in 354 test sites of 99 cities. The test cities will be available from 16th Oct. 2014 at The CAT 2014 will give an option to prefer three test cities in the order of preference. A candidate will be allotted a test site in one among the three preferred test cities in any one of the four sessions after the last date of registration.

Besides 13 IIMs who consider only valid CAT scores, there are other 106 top B schools who will accept CAT scores for their MBA programs.

The difference between the paper and pencil test and the online test is that now the tests are conducted online otherwise, almost everything remains the same. Candidates are provided with sheets for rough calculations. The right answer is clicked using the mouse. Candidates can also scroll the entire paper and start from wherever they want. Likewise they can also change their answers. But all these has to be completed within stipulated time as there will be an on-screen countdown timer For each section. Once the time ends for the first section, candidates will move on to the second without having the option of being able to come back.

Thus, time management will have an inevitable part to play in CAT 2014.

There will be only 2 Sections in CAT 2014

  • Quantitative ability and Data interpretation (QA & DI)
  • Verbal ability and Logical reasoning (VA & LR)

The duration of Examination has been increased to 170 minutes instead of 140 minute exam. The Questions have also been increased to 50 in each section from existing 30 questions and you have 85 minutes to answer 50 questions in each section.

MBA Rendezvous has initiated the special series of CAT 2014 preparation. You will be provided a complete set of information related to CAT 2014, including detailed module for each section separately.

The modules will contain utmost important and useful content material for a proper and complete preparation of CAT 2014. Modules will suggest the candidates on the time management, how to prepare for CAT 2014, important suggestions and tips, reference material, solved illustrations, previous year question paper, etc.

By and large, MBA Rendezvous will provide to the aspirants a complete information on CAT 2014.

Another significant change that CAT aspirants will see this year will be flexibility for devoting more or less time to each section according to their ability. Candidates will be able to switch from one section to another during the examination timing.


  • Quantitative Ability (QA)
  • Data Interpretation (DI)
  • Verbal Ability (VA)
  • Logical Reasoning (LR)

Exam duration:170 minutes

Important Dates :

Registration starts Date : 6th August' 2014

Registration ends Date : 30th September' 2014

Exam dates : 16th & 22nd November' 2014 ( 2 days) in forenoon and afternoon sessions.

Admit Cards can be download from : 16th October' 2014 till exam date

Results will be declared : Third week of December 2014.

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