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What Makes IIMSKILLS India’s Best CAT Coaching?
Our Material Is Designed In A Way That A Student Gets Exposure To All Concepts And Questions Asked In Cat And Related Exams. Our Focus Is On How One Can Get A Satisfactory Percentile In These Exams
What makes us As India’s Best CAT Course Institute?
Topic Wise And Miscellaneous Material
Our Material Is Designed To Cover All Topics Through Ebooks, Recorded Videos, And Practice Questions Across VARC, DILR, And Quants
The Aspirant Can Further Check Their Status Through Miscellaneous Questions.
Individual Centric Session Over Batch Centric
In a typical in-class CAT Coaching Program or even Online Cat Coachings, you are bound to study in a fixed set of batches & your CAT Preparation alignment is never on the basis of what is needed for you, as a result of which you end up wasting your valuable time on reading stuff which you already know. This majorly happens especially in a case when someone is taking a CAT Exam 2nd or 3rd time.
Free Lifetime Access (Applicable For Instructor Led)
Every year 2.5 lac students register for CAT Examinations but many do not get the expected score for their preferred college(s). Unlike typical institutions, we accept the fact that every student does not clear the CAT exam in just 1 attempt.
We offer lifetime access to our online CAT Coaching without any additional cost. By any chance, if you fail to meet your expected results you can re-prepare without spending anything extra on your CAT preparation studies through our self-paced recorded sessions.
In the above case, given your coach is already aware of your strengths and weaknesses it will become easier for us as well to get you through with your CAT Exam in the next attempt.
Flexibility For Working Professionals & College Students
We assume a big percentage of students preparing for CAT/MBA entrance Test are working professionals or college students. They are limited with time, travel & of course energy due to their other personal commitments. Our Online CAT Coaching allows our students to give enough time for their exam preparation without compromising with their personal commitments.
Process For IIMSKILLS Online CAT Coaching (Instructor-Led Course Only)
Once you register you will get confirmation over email for your Learning Management System for Online CAT Preparation.
You will be asked to appear for an online test which is 3 hours long, based on previous year CAT papers. This test includes various questions to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses.
Based on your score your expert instructor will evaluate your skill set and will conduct an online discussion round with you. During this online telephonic session, your roadmap to CAT Preparation will be designed.
Note: If you are interested in colleges accepting NMAT/SNAP exam then your coach will design your learning path accordingly.
Expectation Set Up
If you're student re-appearing for CAT Exam then your training alignment will be different from someone attempting it for the first time.
Note: If you have any specific college preferences other than colleges accepting CAT score you can share that with your Coach.
Students will have multiple options to start their Online Classes For CAT preparation (Weekdays & Weekends)
Access to Learning Management System
Lifetime access will be given for our LMS with latest video sessions, PPT Presentations, Ebooks & Updated Mock Tests for CAT.
Classes will be delivered through an interactive online learning platform. To join a class, students will get every week New Session ID and Password.
Note: You would need headphones with a working mic to attend the live class.
CAT EXAM Information
What is the CAT Exam?
CAT Exam or Common Admission Test is an online computer-based student selection test conducted by IIM B-Schools in India as a pre-admission requirement for the student selection for the business administration programs. Other than IIMs many famous B Schools in India have the same requirement for the admission process. To name a few colleges like the Institute of Management Technology, S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research, FMS (Faculty of Management Studies).
CAT Exam Dates & Events
|CAT Exam Online Registration Open From||August 2024 (First week)|
|CAT Exam Online Registration Last Date||September 2024 (Last week)|
|Admit Card Release Date||October 2024 (3rd week)|
|CAT Exam Date||November 2024 (Last week)|
|CAT Exam Result Declaration||2nd Week of January 2024|
What is Eligibility To Appear for CAT Exam
You must fall in the following Category to apply for the Online CAT Exam.
Any bachelor’s degree holder with a minimum score of 50% or else Cumulative Grade Point Average equivalent to 50% or above. Students from reserved categories have a rebate of 5% in the total aggregation of marks. 45% is the minimum benchmark set for SC, ST, OBC seat students. 3% seats are reserved for people with any type of disability however for this category also the minimum score required is 45%.
Your degree should be from only UGC approved colleges or universities or deemed to be university according to an education law or it should hold an equivalent recognition from MHRD India.
Students who are still appearing for their final year examinations are also eligible to apply for the online CAT Exam. Once you are selected, there is a provision period for which the student needs to submit a certificate from the college principal/registrar stating that you have completed all the requirements to obtain your degree from the respected institute/college with the certificate issued date.
CAT Exam Pattern
|Number of Questions||100|
|Types of Sections||3|
|Time Duration||3 Hours|
|Negetive Marking?||Yes -1 for each incorrect answer|
CAT Exam Syllabus
Though there is no predefined syllabus for the CAT exams however usual CAT exam questions come from higher school topics of Maths & English. Please note that Logical Reasoning Questions are also part of the CAT Examination. Majorly the 3 types of CAT exam questions come from:
CAT Quantitative Aptitude: This includes topics from schools standard 8th to 10th like geometry, algebra, number system, etc.
CAT Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation: The second most important syllabus to focus on is DILR which includes a variety of logical reasoning sections like parallel logic, strengthening, etc.
Verbal Ability Section & CAT Reading Comprehension: In this section, comprehension passages are given followed by a few questions. Apart from that, veral ability based questions like sentence completion, para jumbles, critical reasoning, etc. are asked.
CAT Exam Registration
One can only register for the CAT examination online, registrations can be done only at CAT official website once it is released. The expected time to start registration every year is August 1st Week and it continues until the last week of September. There is a short time correction window available after the final registration process dates. One should fill the correct details as false information or incorrect information can further lead to the cancellation of your application.
Once you are shortlisted by any IIMs Colleges for Written Ability Test or Personal Interview you will be undergoing through the following verifications which include.
Marksheets and Degree Certificate
An original mark sheet along with self-attested copies needs to be submitted during the time of your personal interview. In a case, if you are selected for a particular program you would need to submit original and self-attested copies along with original mark sheets of all your previous semesters at the time of joining.
Reservation Category Requirements
Those who are applying under reserved category need to show their original documents along with self-attested copies which needs to be submitted on interview day. Students would be asked to submit the original certificate degree and a signed copy for further verification process.
Candidates in the Final Year of Graduation
Students who are yet to complete their final year graduation are required to submit original certificates produced by the college registrar/principal or the director of the University/Institution certifying that you have scored more than 50% or above for general category based on your current marks/grades. For the reserved students, 45% of marks/grades are required.
All IIMs shortlist final candidates on the basis of Written Ability Test and Personal Interviews and it is the sole discretion of IIMs to approve or reject candidates after their final selection process. Your individual performance is the biggest factor for your overall selection process which includes your past academic background, work experiences and other collective inputs to shortlist at prestigious B Schools.
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General FAQs related To CAT Online Coaching Classes
What is the format of the CAT Exam?
CAT is a computer-based online test which since 2015 contains 100 questions across 3 sections of an hour each :
- Verbal Ability: 34 Questions
- DILR: 32 Questions
- Quantitative Ability: 34 Questions
If you need any help talk to our Online CAT Coaching Advisor
What is the minimum eligibility criteria for appearing in CAT Exam?
For general category criteria is at least 50 % bachelor’s and for special category it is at least 45 %.
How do I register for CAT exam?
CAT registration can be done online at their website. There is an online registration fee for Rs 1900 for general category students & 950 for certain categories. You may be living anywhere like Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Ernakulam, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Noida, Patna, Pune, Surat or Vishakhapatnam process to register will remain. If you need any help, talk our Online CAT Coaching Consultant free of cost.
What documents do I have to submit to register for CAT?
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Is there an age limit (minimum and maximum) for CAT exam?
There is no age restriction (maximum or minimum) for the CAT exam. However, you do have to possess a bachelor’s degree with required percentage of marks or a professional degree. Also, you can appear for the exam if you are in the final year of bachelor’s degree with the required percentage up to that point.
In case of errors, How do I edit the CAT application form after registration?
There are certain fields like your name, DOB, email, and mobile number that cannot be changed at any stage of the registration process. If you make an error in these categories, you have to fill the form afresh.
However, for other fields like communication address, gender, Educational information, work experience, and City preference for exam, CAT allows for a correction window during a specific period of time. It will be notified on the CAT Website. During that timeframe follow the following steps.
- Login with user ID and password on the CAT website
- Go to the application form and make the required changes
- Save the form
When can I contact the CAT supported team for any query?
You can contact the CAT support team via phone from Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
What is the syllabus for the CAT exam?
Though the exact syllabus is a bit difficult to define, usually it is from a list of topics across Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Ability (QA).
In case of reserved categories what documents should be submitted?
The caste certificate issued by the government of India must be uploaded at the time of filling the application form. The certificate should mention the following information
- Name of the cast or Tribe
- If the candidate belongs to scheduled caste or scheduled tribes
- District and state/Union Territory of candidates ordinary residence
- The government of India schedule under which candidates caste tribe is approved.
What is the fee for CAT exam? How to pay for it?
The Fee for general and NC OBC candidates is Rs 1900.,SC ST PWD categories is RS 950 . You only have to pay the registration fee once.
You can pay the CAT exam fee when registering for the exam online. Complete the payment through the payment gateway using a credit card, debit card or net banking facility
Can I select a shift and test time according to my preference?
You will be given a shift based on your city of preference. You cannot select a shift of your choice. You will be allotted a time slot. You cannot change that.
I have not yet received the marks for my Bachelor's degree. Can I submit my 12th mark sheet?
You will have to submit the aggregate percentage till the last declared results by your University in the CAT application form. CAT registration.
For 12th there is a separate section for filling the marks and it is mandatory
When will I get my Admit Card? If I have not received my Admit Card whom should I contact?
The date for the issue of admit card will be available on the CAT website. The admit card will be available to candidates who have successfully completed the online application process.
If you are unable to view and download your admit card on the website contact the CAT support team
What if my University name is not mentioned in the drop down menu of the application form?
If your University name is not mentioned, then select others and type the name of the university in the specified column.
Can I appear for CAT exam if I have backlogs in my Bachelor's Degree?
A candidate can appear for the CAT exam with a backlog in graduation but while completing the application form, you have to select ‘yes’ to the question “are you in the final year of bachelor’s degree”. Since your graduation is not complete yet, you are required to submit a certificate issued by the principal or registrar of the university mentioning the candidate has appeared for re-examination and awaiting results.
What is the CAT exam criteria for Reserved Categories?
The candidates from reserved categories will have to attain a minimum percentage of 45% in aggregate in their bachelor’s program.
I do not have a bachelor's degree but I have a diploma. Can I appear for CAT exam?
A diploma holder cannot appear for the CAT entrance exam. The minimum eligibility is for students who have completed graduation from a recognized University or are in their final year of graduation and have a minimum of 50% aggregate (45%for special categories mentioned above). If you have completed a professional degree like CA or ICWAI then also you are eligible for the exam.
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Other FAQs For Online CAT Coaching at IIM SKILLS
Why IIM SKILLS is known as Best Online CAT Coaching in India?
There are various reasons why IIM SKILLS is known as Best CAT Coaching in India:
- Expert Faculties: Our online coachings are designed by Subject Matter Experts. Every different Subject is led by different expert, they are authority in their specific niche.
- Flexible Learning Hours: Unlike typical CAT Coaching Institutes, we do not focus on delivering group lectures. Our coaching provides individual attention with the help of our Live Online Coaching Programs during Weekdays or Weekends.
- Lifetime Access: Every student can access our class material including recordings, Mock Tests, Test Papers & Online Doubt clearance sessions for lifetime. This exclusive feature is only available with IIM SKILLS for students enrolling in our Online CAT Coaching.
Do I need any other Online CAT Coaching Apart From IIM SKILLS?
Definitely No. When you explore Internet for CAT Preparation material, you may find alot of content around Mock Test, Video Courses & Other Preparation Material however based on our years of experience in CAT Coaching students starts believing that they are missing out on absorbing alot of content which other students might have prepared.
You need to understand, consuming content is not your final AIM, clearing an Online CAT Exam is your core objective. At IIM SKILLS Online CAT Coaching Classes you will get To The Point study material along with right set of teachers.
Why Should I consider IIM SKILLS For CAT Online Coaching?
There are various reasons for IIM SKILLS being a leader in Online CAT Coachings.
- 100% Money Return policy: Expect IIM SKILLS no other CAT Coaching Institutes in India offers this facility.
- No Location Centric Coaching: You may be living anywhere in India like Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Ernakulam, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Noida, Patna, Pune, Surat or Vishakhapatnam you can join our ONLINE CAT COACHING with Best Instructors.
- Training by SME: Our Classes are led by Subject Matter Experts. Unlike a normal classroom CAT Coaching we do not have only one trainer leading entire course.
- Flip The Classroom: In a traditional CAT coaching you need to study in a group environment however Online CAT Coaching gives you a privilege to attend classes which are more important for you.
Who will be my Instructor?
You will be trained throughout your Online CAT Coaching by Best Instructors. You can check their credentials before enrolling.
Who will be my Instructor?
You will be trained throughout your Online CAT Coaching by Best Instructors. You can check their credentials before enrolling.
When Can I Enrol in Your Online CAT Coaching?
Our CAT Online Coaching starts every Week. You can consult with your advisor to select any of our Weekdays or Weekend Batches.
What if I miss any lecture?
Our each Online CAT Coaching session gets recorded, if you miss a lecture you can cover the same with the help of class recordings.
Can you explain me about your 100% Money Return Policy?
If you do not like our online cat coaching delivery, we offer 100% money return policy**
Note: You can claim for money return only after the first session or with in 24 hours of your first lecture.
Note: 100% Money Back Policy in only applicable for Complete Course, Not applicable for students taking Self Learning and Section Learning(s).
Is your Online CAT Classes Interactive?
Absolutely yes, you can speak during your live online cat coaching sessions. The classes are 2 way interactive, after the class you get access to our online discussion forum to interact with the trainer, fellow students and our internal team.