Highlights of changes in CAT notification - CAT 2015 to be held on 29th November [ CAT Updates ]


CAT 2015 will be held on 29th November on a single day. The website for CAT 2015 will be functional starting 26 July and registration will open from 6th August 2015. The last date to register for CAT is 20th September 2015. Fees: The fee is Rs.1600 for General and NC-OBC Candidates while for SC/ST/PWD (DA) category the applicable fee is Rs.800 , the payment is accepted only in online format and no offline voucher will be accepted for payment.

Whats New?

  1. Starting 2015, a new section has been introduced i.e. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DLIR). Aspirants cannot switch the sections from one to another and are required to spend 60 minutes on each section. Till 2014, data interpretation (DI) was a part of Quantitative Ability and logical reasoning was part of Verbal Reasoning.
  2. Time duration for the examination has been increased from 170 minutes to 180 minutes. There would be 3 sections of 60 minutes each. The test will be held at 650 centres across 136 cities on the same day in two sessions.
  3. The major change in the examination process is written answers. Till 2014, CAT was totally based on multiple choice based questions, but this year, some questions may not be having multiple choices, the detailed format of the examination will be available on the official website from October 15, 2015.

- Published on: July 28, 2015