CAT 2013 voucher sale to begin July 29

 | May 01,2013 12:29 pm IST

The Common Admissions Test (CAT) 2013 will be held from October 16 and November 11, 2013 in a 20 days long testing window. CAT 2013 will be conducted at 40 locations across India, including new centers at Surat, Udaipur, Trivandrum and Vijayawada.

The vouchers will be available for sale from July 29 to September 24, 2013 at selected Axis Bank branches. Candidates obtaining the voucher will be able to register online till September 26, 2013.

Unlike previous years, CAT 2013 has been announced 170 days prior to the test. Also, the voucher sale duration has been escalated to 58 days. Nearly 2.14 lakh applicants registered for CAT 2012, of which approximately 84% actually appeared for the test.

Prof Rohit Kapoor of IIM Indore will be the convenor for CAT 2013. This will be the fifth year of CAT becoming online. Testing agency Prometric has been the hand in providing technical support for conducting test online. The agency was in a five year contract with IIMs for conducting the test. With CAT 2013, the five-year contract comes to an end.