CAT Exam Centres 2017: The Common Admission Test or CAT is conducted by IIMs for admission to 20 IIMs and over 100 B-schools across India. The exam is conducted in more than 130 cities across India. IIM Lucnow is conducting CAT 2017. In the year 2016, CAT was conducted in 136 cities. It is expected that the number of cities will increase this year and CAT 2017 exam centres will be located in approximately 140 cities. The list of CAT exam centres 2017 will be announced along with the official notification in the last week of July. Candidates will have to select four cities where they would like to take CAT 2017 during application process.
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The table below brings to you list of cities where CAT 2017 exam centres will be located.
CAT 2017 Exam Cities
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Chittoor, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Aurangabad, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Palwal, Panipath, Rohtak, Sonipath
Jammu and Kashmir
Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Chikballapur, Davanagere, Hasan, Kolar, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Ramnagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi
Kasaragod, Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrissur, Trivandrum
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar
Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Ratnagiri, Satara, Solapur, Thane
Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur
Ajmer, Alwar, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelvelli
Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, Khammam
Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Noida, Varanasi
Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri
When and how to select CAT exam centres 2017
While filling the online CAT 2017 application form, candidates will be given choice to select as many as four cities from the drop down menu. CAT authorities will most likely allot an exam centre in the city of first preference. In case that is not possible, they will be allotted a nearby city. IIMs suggest candidates to register at the earliest in order to get their CAT 2017 exam centre allotted to their preferred city.
The final CAT exam centre 2017 will be intimated to the candidates through CAT 2017 Admit Card, which will the third week of October. As per the important dates of CAT, The application process is expected to be held from first week of August till September. Approximately 2 lakh candidates are expected to take CAT. Last year, out of 2,32,434 candidates, 1.95 test takers appeared for the exam.
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