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CAT 2018 Exam Centers: Locate State Wise List of Exam Cities

Last Updated: Dec 11, 2018 @ 3:37 pm

CAT 2018 is expected to be conducted in nearly 150 cities in the country. In 2017, the number of CAT Exam Cities was 140. The trend for CAT Exam Centers has moved upwards in last few years and this year also new centers are expected to be added into the existing list.

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The list of exam centers is expected to be announced in the month of July along with CAT Official notification. Candidates should list out the preference for centers as per their convenience. However, the final allotment of centers will be subject to the discretion of conducting body. IIM Calcutta under the guidance of Prof. Sumanta Basu will conduct CAT 2018.

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CAT Exam Centers are allocated in the order of precedence as per choices provided by candidates and their availability. Several top notch B-Schools in the county apart from IIMs also use the CAT scores to offer admissions to their management courses.

Allotment of CAT Exam Centers

Candidates can select up to four nearby cities while filling the application form to appear for CAT exam. The convening authorities allot the exam centers on a first cum first serve basis.

  • Candidates can login as new user or already registered user on the official portal of CAT 2018.
  • Fill all the required details and scroll down to choosing exam centers section.
  • Provide preference for one city at a time by selecting the appropriate choice from the drop down menu.

CAT Exam Center Preference

  • Save all the preferences along with other details.
  • Final allocation of center will be subject to availability and discretion of conduction authorities.
  • The allocated center will be printed on the admit card of candidates.
  • Filling the application form early will be the key to getting your desirable exam city.
  • There may be a single window facility to modify the particulars for CAT Exam Centers.

It is advised for candidates to choose the exam center wisely and be sure of the exact location of the exam center to avoid delays on the exam day. Note that no request for change of allotted CAT exam center is entertained under normal circumstances.

Documents to Carry at CAT Exam Center

The information related of the exam center is mentioned in the student’s CAT admit card that you get for appearing in the CAT exam. Candidates need to carry a copy of the CAT Admit Card in the exam center, as entry without it is always restricted.

Candidates appearing in CAT are required to carry a valid photo identity proof with them along with the admit card at the exam center. Failing to carry the same will not let them take the exam.

The documents from which you can present at the CAT exam center as identity proof include School/College Identity Card, PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, Voter Id Card, Passport and Admit Card issued by the respective board for exam.

Apart from this, any other document issued by some competent authority and carrying the photo of candidate would be treated as invalid identity proof to be presented at the exam center. Below are the lists of state-wise CAT exam centers in last few years.
CAT Exam Centers

 

CAT Previous Year Exam Centers

CAT Exam Centers have considerably increased in last few years as conducting IIMs aim to make it more convenient for CAT aspirants to appear for the test at nearby test centers. The number of exam cities had increased from 136 in 2016 to 140 in 2017.

Check below the list of exam centers from last 3 years:

CAT 2017 Exam Centers

State CAT Exam Cities
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor
Kurnool
Nellore
Tirupati
Vijayawada
Vishakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh
Guwahati
Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair
Bihar Aurangabad
Gaya
Muzaffarpur
Patna
Purnea
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Bhilai
Raipur
New Delhi New Delhi
Goa Madgaon
Verna
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Anand
Gandhinagar
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Haryana Ambala
Bahadurgarh
Faridabad
Gurgaon
Palwal
Panipat
Rohtak
Sonipat
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Belgaum
Bidar
Chikballapur
Davanagere
Hassan
Kolar
Mandya
Mangalore
Mysore
Ramnagara
Shimoga
Tumkur
Udupi
Kerala Kochi
Kasaragod
Kozhikode
Kollam
Malappuram
Thrissur
Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Sagar
Maharashtra Ahmednagar
Amravati
Aurangabad
Jalgaon
Kolhapur
Mumbai
Nagpur
Nashik
Navi Mumbai
Pune
Solapur
Nanded
Ratnagiri
Satara
Thane
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Cuttack
Sambalpur
Balasore
Berhampur
Rourkela
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Fatehgarh Sahib
Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Mohali
Patiala
Ropar
Sangrur
Rajasthan Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Udaipur
Ajmer
Alwar
Sikar
Tamilnadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Namakkal
Tiruchirappalli
Tirunelvelli
Thanjavur
Telangana Hyderabad
Karim Nagar
Khammam

CAT 2016 Exam Centers

State CAT Exam Cities
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati
Bihar Aurangabad, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Raipur, Bhillai
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Madgaon, Verna
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Palwal, Panipath, Rohtak, Sonipath
Himachal Pradesh Simla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Chikballapur, Davanagere, Hasan, Kolar, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Ramnagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi
Kerala Kasaragod, Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrissur, Trivandrum
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Ratnagiri, Satara, Solapur, Thane
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelvelli
Telangana Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, Khammam
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

CAT 2015 Exam Centers

State CAT Exam Cities
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati
Bihar Aurangabad, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Raipur, Bhillai
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Madgaon, Verna
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Palwal, Panipath, Rohtak, Sonipath
Himachal Pradesh Simla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Chikballapur, Davanagere, Hasan, Kolar, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Ramnagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi
Kerala Kasaragod, Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrissur, Trivandrum
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Ratnagiri, Satara, Solapur, Thane
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelvelli
Telangana Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, Khammam
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

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