List of CAT Exam Centres – CAT 2018

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Common Admission Test or more commonly known as the CAT is a national level entrance examination conducted for admissions into more than 100 institutes.  Each year almost 2 lakhs candidates appear for the examinations as it is a highly competitive exam.  The CAT Exam Centres are located in almost every state of the country for the ease of the candidates.

The CAT Exam Centres for CAT 2018 are expected to be located in 147 cities. On July 29, the governing body, IIM Calcutta announced two more states for the CAT exam centres – Nagaland and Mirozam. At the time of application, candidates need to fill 4 cities as their preferences. The final exam centre will be allotted by IIMs and the same will be mentioned on the Admit Card of CAT 2018 which will be released on 24 October.

CAT Exam Centres

CAT Exam Centre States

CAT Exam Centre Cities
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Kurnool, Chirala, Nellore, Kakinada, Guntur, Rajahmundry, Vizianagaram, Vijaywada
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Silchar, Guwahati, Jorhat, Tezpur, Dibrugarh
Bihar Patna, Muzaffarpur, Gaya, Purnea, Darbhanga, Aurangabad
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Raipur, Bhillai, Bilaspur
Delhi-NCR Delhi-NCR
Goa Goa
Gujarat Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Mehsana, Anand
Haryana Krnal, Hisar, Panipath, Ambala, Rohtak, Kurushetra
Himachal Pradesh Shimla, Hamirpur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu, Samba
Jharkhand Bokaro, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh
Karnataka Bengaluru, Mysuru (Mysore), Belagavi(Belgaum), Dharwad, Hubballi(Hubli), Kalaburagi(Gulbarga), Mangaluru(Mangalore), Shivamogga(Shimoga), Udupi
Kerala Trivandrum, Kannur, Kollam, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thrissur
Madhya Pradesh Ujjain, Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Satna, Jabalpur, Sagar
Maharashtra Mumbai, Nagpur, Amravati, Pune, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad-Maharashtra, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Nanded, Nashik, Satara, Solapur, Ulhasnagar, Raigad
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Sambalpur, Cuttack, Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Dhenkanal, Rourkela
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Mohali, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Patiala, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Sangrur
Rajasthan Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Sikar, Kota
Tamil Nadu Madurai, Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Salem, Tirunelveli, Trichy
Telangana Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, Warangal
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi, Agra, Jhansi, Lucknow, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Dehradun, Haldwani
West Bengal Siliguri, Asansol, Bankura, Burdwan, Kolkata, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani

At the time of registration, process candidates will have to select the preferred ECAT Exam Centre. Candidates have to select four options from the drop down menu. CAT authorities will alott the exam centre on the basis of candidates preference and availability.

The final exam centre allotted to a candidate will be mentioned in their respective Admit Cards which would be available from 24 October on the official website.

CAT Important Dates

he CAT Important Dates include the start and end dates of online application, time for editing application, release of admit card, CAT 2018 exam date, CAT result date and many more. Applicants must be well aware of the dates related to CAT Examination, to plan and manage time for preparation and to avoid the hassle. Here are the CAT 2018 exam Date and other important dates for the CAT 2018.

CAT Exam is usually scheduled at the end of the year. so, this time CAT 2018 is also dated 25 November 2018. All the important related dates are as following:

Events Important Dates
CAT Notification 29 July 2018
CAT Application Commencement 8  August 2018
CAT form last date to apply 26t September 2018
CAT application form edit 27 September 2018
CAT  Admit Card 24 October 2018
CAT  Tutorial 17 October 2018
CAT 2018 Exam Date 25 November 2018
CAT Result Date Second Week of January 2019

As per the official notification by IIM Calcutta for Common Admission Test in 2018 – 2019, the CAT Exam will be conducted on 25 November 2018. Notification was released on 29 July and CAT aspirants can fill application form till 25 September 2018.

So, these are the CAT exam centres for CAT 2018. Candidates are advised to look up their designated exam centre as soon as they receive the admit card, to arrange for the travel. Also, it is advised that candidates reach the examination centre half an hour prior to the commencement of the examination to avoid any last minute fuss.