New Delhi: Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) has notified the Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018) will be held on November 25 (Sunday), 2018.

CAT is a pre-requisite for admission to various management programs of IIMs, located at Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bodh Gaya, Calcutta, Indore, Jammu, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Nagpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shillong, Sirmaur, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur and Visakhapatnam. More than 100 other non-IIM institutions also use CAT score for admission to their management programmes.

CAT 2017 was held on 26 November 2017 (Sunday) in two sessions in Test Centres spread across approximately 140 Test Cities.

It is expected the registration process will begin from August second week, 2018.

Candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC, ST and PwD categories).

The programs coming under the purview of CAT 2018 are the Post Graduate Programs (PGP) in Management and the Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM).