Two lakh register for CAT-2010

 | October 26,2010 12:05 pm IST

Over two lakh candidates have registered for the online Common Admission Test (CAT)-2010 starting Wednesday for admissions in 10 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other business schools, an official said Tuesday.


The responsibility of organising the test is with IIM, Kolkata, and IIM, Lucknow.

"A total of 204,267 candidates have registered for CAT-2010, which will be organised in two slots from Oct 27 to Nov 24. As no test will be conducted on festivals and other occasions, CAT-2010 will be a 20-day affair," convener CAT-2010 and IIM, Lucknow, professor Himanshu Rai told IANS.


CAT-2010 will be conducted in 33 cities of the country.


"With around 30,000 registrations, Maharashtra has the highest number of candidates, followed by Uttar Pradesh with around 26,000 candidates," said Rai.


Uttar Pradesh is followed by Delhi (19,000 candidates).


Forty different sets of question papers have been prepared. The results of CAT-2010 will be declared Jan 12.