The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have announced the dates for the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) for admissions to top management institutes in the country. The test will be conducted over 20 days from October 16 to November 11.


According to a release, CAT vouchers will be available at select Axis Bank branches from July 29 to September 24 and the registration window will be open from July 29 to September 26. IIM Indore is conducting the test.

Four new testing locations have been added this year — Surat, Udaipur, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada, increasing the total number of locations to 40.

The release also quoted CAT 2013 convener Rohit Kapoor as saying: “CAT is one of most prestigious management entrance exams of the country for admissions into the Indian Institutes of Management as well as other top management institutes. Getting to know the dates well in advance of the registration and testing window will enable candidates to prepare better for a successful future.”

During CAT 2012, 2.14 lakh vouchers were sold and the number of registrations was 9,000 more than the previous year.