The Common Admission Test (CAT) for 2012 for admission to Indian Institutes of Management will be held from October 11 to November 6. It will be coordinated by IIM, Kozhikode.

The test comprises two sections that are separately timed. Each of the sections will be of 70-minute duration. There will be 30 questions in each section. The sections are to test quantitative ability and data interpretation, verbal ability and logical reasoning.

Once a section ends, candidates can no longer go back to it. They will be presented with the section on quantitative ability and data interpretation first, followed by verbal ability and logical reasoning.

Vouchers for applications will be issued from July 30 to September 17 from the authorised bank and online registration can be made from July 30 to September 19. The results will be announced on January 9.