CAT Examination Centres 2017 – This year, there are 142 CAT 2017 exam cities across the nation. The CAT examination centres will be located in these cities only. The application process has started and candidates can select up to 4 CAT test cities according to their preference. According to the candidate’s preferences, a CAT exam city will be allotted to them. If the exam officials are unable to allot a test city of CAT according to the candidate’s preference, then a nearby city will be allotted. The address of the CAT examination centre will be printed on the admit card of the test. On the day of the test, candidates are advised to carry the admit card and valid photo ID proof to the CAT exam centre. Also, the candidates are required to reach the CAT 2017 examination centre 1 hour 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the test. The last date to apply for CAT 2017 is September 20 and IIM Lucknow will be conducting the exam on November 26, 2017. The list of CAT test cities is provided in this article. Know more about CAT examination centres from this page.
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CAT Examination Centres 2017 – List of Cities
The address of CAT exam centres will be mentioned on the admit card of the test. Across 142 exam cities, CAT 2017 will be conducted. For the list of CAT exam cities and the states, check the table below.
CAT Test Cities
|States/Union Territories||Cities||Total no. of cities|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair||1|
|Andhra Pradesh||Kakinada, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupathi, Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam||8|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Silchar||3|
|Bihar||Aurangabad, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea||4|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai Nagar, Raipur||2|
|Gujarat||Anand, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad||6|
|Haryana||Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Palwal, Ambala, Panipat, Rohtak, Hisar, Sonipat||9|
|Himachal Pradesh||Shimla, Waknaghat||2|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu, Samba||2|
|Jharkhand||Ranchi, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Bokaro||4|
|Karnataka||Mangalore, Mysore, Udupi, Bangalore, Belagavi(Belgaum), Hubli, Dharwad, Gulbarga||8|
|Kerala||Ernakulam, Thrissur, Kasargod, Kollam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram||7|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Sagar, Indore||5|
|Maharashtra||Amaravati, Nagpur, Jalgaon, Nanded, Pune, Aurangabad, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Satara, Kolhapur, Solapur, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Ulhasnagar||16|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur||7|
|Punjab||Patiala, Sangrur, Jalandhar, Phatankot, Chandigarh, Mohali, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ropar, Ludhiana, Bathinda||10|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Jaipur, Alwar||7|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli||7|
|Telangana||Karimnagar, Warangal, Hyderabad||3|
|Uttar Pradesh||Ghaziabad, Meerut, Noida, Greater Noida, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Barabanki, Mathura, Varanasi, Muzaffarnagar||14|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Bankura, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri||9|
How to select CAT Test Cities?
In the CAT application form, candidates will be able to select up to 4 test cities from the provided list. After the conclusion of the application process, out of the 4 selected exam cities, one will be allotted to the candidates and either of the two sessions. If the exam officials are unable to allot any of the preferred cities, then a nearby city will be allotted to the candidates. The complete address of the CAT exam centre will be printed on the admit card of the test.
CAT Examination Centres 2017 – Points to remember
On the day of the test, candidates are required to follow the instructions given below –
- Carry the admit card to the examination centre.
- Along with the admit card, candidates are required to carry a valid ID proof.
- It is advisable to reach the examination hall 1 hour 30 minutes before the commencement of the test.
- The last entry to the exam hall will be allowed 15 minutes prior to the start of the CAT 2017.
- The test takers who have opted for a scribe must carry the completely filled Scribe affidavit along with the photo ID proof of the Scribe.
- Last year, no candidates were allowed to wear shoes inside the examination hall. Only foot wears like chappals, sandals, etc. were allowed.
- Also, the previous year, the applicants were advised not to apply mehndi, henna or any other cosmetic colour on their hands to avoid any discrepancy in the scanning of finger prints.
The admit card of CAT will be issued only to the candidates who have successfully applied for the exam. Candidates must note that the admit card will be available in online mode. After downloading the hall ticket, candidates must make sure that the details are error free. In the case of any discrepancy in the admit card details, students must contact the exam officials to rectify the same. The hall ticket is an important document and on the day of the test, candidates must make sure to carry it along with a valid ID to the CAT examination centre. Before entering the CAT exam hall, candidates are required to produce their admit card and ID to the invigilator. If the candidates fail to produce any of the documents, then they won’t be allowed to enter the exam hall and write the exam.
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