CAT Admit Card 2023 – Release Date & Download Link

CAT Admit Card 2023 - Release Date & Download Link
CAT Admit Card 2023 - Release Date & Download Link

CAT Admit Card 2023: Release date (7th November), How To Login & Download Online & Guidelines

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow, will release the CAT 2023 admit cards on 7th November, 2023, at 5 PM. The official website’s last date to download the CAT admit card 2023 will be November 26th, 2023. CAT 2023 admit card will be available after entering the CAT login ID and password.

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Steps to download CAT 2023 admit card

CAT 2023 admit card will be released 1 month before the exam. So it is expected to be out on Oct 27th from 5 p.m onwards. CAT admit card mentions a name, date of birth, registration number, category, CAT entrance exam day instructions, CAT 2023 exam date and time, reference number, emergency contact number, and google map link, along with displaying the candidate’s photograph.

Step 1 – Go to the CAT 2023 site – 

Step 2 – Login using CAT exam credentials like user ID and password

Step 3 – The CAT admit card will be displayed

Step 4 – Download the same and check the details mentioned therein.

Step 5 – Keep a soft copy of the admit card for CAT 2023 saved for future reference.

Note: All candidate’s primary reference identities will be through their CAT exam 2023 application number printed on the CAT Admit Card. This application number identifies the exam lab/console at the exam centre on the CAT Exam Day.

Click on the CAT admit card 2023 download link below to visit the CAT official website.

[Updated once the link is live] CAT admit Card 2023 download link

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CAT 2023 Exam Schedule

CAT 2023 exam Reporting Time Candidates not allowed CAT exam Timings
Forenoon Session 7.00 am Post 8.15 am 8.30 am to 10.30 am
Afternoon Session 11.00 am Post 12.15 pm 12.30 pm to 02.30 pm
Evening Session 03.00 pm Post 4.15 pm 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Things/ Documents to carry to the CAT exam centre

Candidates will be allowed to carry the following documents

  • CAT 2023 admit card.
  • Original valid photo identity card.
  • Requisite medical certificate and Scribe affidavit (if applicable).

CAT Exam Day Guidelines 2023

Candidates appearing for the CAT 2023 examination should take the following documents to the examination centre to enter the examination hall:

  • CAT Admit card: Students appearing for the CAT exam 2023 must carry a printout of their admit card with a photo affixed to it. Entry without CAT 2023 admit card and valid photo ID will not be permitted.
  • Identity Proof: Along with the CAT admit card, students must also carry an original valid photo ID proof such as a PAN card, Voter ID, Aadhaar card, College ID, Driving license, Employer ID, or Passport.
  • Name change document: If a student has changed their name, they would be required to carry a name change document/ certificate along with a CAT admit card and ID proof.

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Do’s for Candidates for the CAT 2023 exam

  • Print the CAT admit card on the A4 size paper
  • Before reaching the CAT exam centre, make sure you have admit card in hard copy and original ID proof
  • Use the google map link (embedded on the e-admit card) to locate the CAT exam centre 2023
  • Candidates must affix photographs in the space provided on CAT admit card
  • They must use the mouse to answer CAT MCQ questions and use the on-screen keyboard to answer TITA questions in CAT 2023
  • They have to return the writing pad after completing their CAT exam
  • The admit card must be handed to the invigilator once the CAT entrance exam is over

Don’ts for Candidates for the CAT 2023 exam

  • Do not carry any prohibited items inside the CAT exam centre
  • Avoid copying/cheating during the CAT exam
  • Keep a distance from fellow candidates/staff. Keep conversations to a minimum.
  • Avoid using the keyboard in the CAT exam as this will lock the computer system
  • Unless it’s a medical emergency, avoid going for a bio-break in between CAT 2023.
  • Do not waste the writing pad provided or take away pages after completing the CAT exam.

CAT Exam Centres 2023

CAT Test Cities 2023: CAT 2023 will be held in at least 155 test cities across the country at more than 400+ test centres. Essential details about these CAT test venues in CAT test cities are available on the CAT 2023 official website. Candidates will be assigned a test city nearest to their address. The name of the CAT test centre within the test city will also be mentioned on the CAT admit card.

Things to do in the last month (CAT 2023 Preparation)

After the completion of the CAT 2023 admit card download, locate your centre. Do not postpone the task until the day before the exam. Know how to reach your centre. If the centre cannot be reached easily on the exam day, make the necessary arrangements well in advance. Take a few printouts of the admit card and also have the original photo with you.

Start taking mocks in the time slot allotted to you. Take at least 5 to 10 mocks in the exact timing as your CAT slot so that you get used to the exam timings. It is essential to perform to the best of your abilities on the day of the exam and hence, ensure that you take an ample number of mocks in the actual exam timing.

Try to develop a plan of action for the exam day and implement it in all the mocks. Avoid being too rigid with your strategy and be open to making changes based on the demands of the situation.

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