CAT Frequently Asked Questions 2020

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Answer -No, physical calculator is not allowed in the exam. However, you would get an on-screen calculator

Answer -No their is no age criteria for CAT exam.

Answer -2000 for general, OBC and 1000 for other reserved SC, ST, PWD.

Answer -CAT 2020 to be held on November 29, 2020 (In 2 slots). Based on your preferred test city selection and availability, you will get your slot.

Answer -No, it is a fradulent activity. You would have to undergo biometrics, so it is not possible.

Answer -You have to register on website and then fill apllication form. After that, you have to pay the fees there using ann credit/debit card or net banking.

Answer -You have to calculate degree equivalent percentage according to university norms and enter the undergraduate degree marks and same for post-graduation degree.

Answer -You should choose the latest one. In confusion, so forgot password operation.

Answer -Close the window, clear cache, cookies, and reopen again. If still, the problem persists then wait for some time.

Answer – One can apply under the following categories:



Scheduled Tribe

Non- Creamy Other Backward Class

Scheduled Caste

Answer – To know whether you belongs to the NC-OBC category, you can visit

Answer – After paying the application fee you can not change any information in it. But, the correction window will open where candidates can edit their photographs and signature.

Answer -No fixed official syllabus but unofficially it is fixed keeping in mind the previous papers. You can know the syllabbus here.

Answer – No, there is no negative marking for non-MCQs type questions.

Answer -CAT website would publish a mock test soon. You can attempt that for pattern and get familiar with the exam system.

Answer – If your university’s name does not appear in the drop-down, then you can select “Others” from the list.

Answer – Three sections.


Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Section III: Quantitative Ability

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