New Delhi: The D-Day has arrived for thousand of management aspirants. The Common Admission Test (CAT), rated as one of the world's most demanding entrance examinations for any graduate institute, is all set to make its Online Debut tomorrow, i.e. November 28, 2009.
More than 2.4 lakh aspirants from across the county would appear for the entrance examination in a bid to make it to the hallowed corridors of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and several other reputed B-Schools of India.
The test is scheduled to be conducted between November 28 and December 7, 2009 at 105 centres in 32 cities across the country.
A total of 241,582 students will appear for CAT this year - a dip from 246,000 students who appeared for CAT 2008.
The test is scheduled to be conducted in two sessions, the first session's reporting time is 8:30 a.m. in which the exam commences at 10 in the morning and the second session's reporting time is 1:30 p.m. where the exam commences at 3:30 p.m.
The results of CAT will be available from January 22, 2010 along with those shortlisted for the interview.
In a bid to apprise the first timers with some guidance for the online CAT, the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) also introduced a 'Practical Guide to the CAT 2009'.