Noida, India (PressExposure) August 01, 2013 -- IIM Indore has launched a new website for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013. The CAT aspirants can log on to [http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in/] to register for the online testing scheduled in a 20 day window between October 16 and November 11, 2013. The registration process for CAT 2013 begins on August 5.
Surprisingly, the new website indicates a sharp drop in the number of non-IIMs registered for using CAT 2013 scores for their admission process. According to the CAT 2013 website, only 88 non-IIMs have registered for using CAT 2013 scores so far as compared to a list of 138 non-IIMs B-schools which registered for using CAT scores last year. The CAT 2013 officials from IIM Indore, however, said that the registration for non-IIMs for officially using CAT 2013 scores is still open and more B-schools are expected to register over next few days.
According to the new official website, the revised registration window for CAT 2013 is August 5- September 26. Earlier, the registration window for CAT 2013 was announced from July 29 to September 24, 2013. Prometric is the testing partner for this prestigious MBA entrance exam. The results for CAT 2013 will be announced on January 14, 2014.
The registration fee for CAT 2013 is Rs 1600 for General category candidates and Rs 800 for candidates belonging to reserved category. CAT 2013 convenor Dr Rohit Kapoor said that CAT aspirants can also purchase CAT vouchers online this year. "New to this year's CAT is the option to purchase vouchers electronically. Details about payment of fees online will be made available on CAT 2013 website from 5 PM on Saturday, August 3, 2013. We hope this new point of purchase brings added convenience to the registration process," he said.
The 13 Indian Institutes of Management have altogether added 115 more seats for admission year 2014. "This year's CAT Aspirants will have greater opportunity for admission into the IIMs," Dr Kapoor said, adding, "Across all IIMs, 115 seats have been added for B-School admissions this year, taking the total number of seats in IIMs to 3,335."
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