CAT 2005 Dates, Forms Last dates, applications

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    Indian Institute of Management (IIMs)
    Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozhikode, Lucknow

    Common Admission Test (CAT) on Sunday, November 20, 2005
    Post Graduate Programmes in Management (PGP)
    IIM Ahmedabad: PGP and PGP-ABM / IIM Bangalore: PGP and PGSEM
    IIM Calcutta: PGP-PGDM and PGP-PGDCM / IIM Indore: PGP and Exec-PGP
    IIM Kozhikode: PGP / IIM Lucknow: PGP and PGP-ABM
    Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.]
    IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore IIM Lucknow

    Note: Separate advertisements will appear for the Fellow Programme of each Institute as well as the PGSEM of IIM Bangalore, PGDCM Programme of IIM Calcutta and the Exec-PGP of IIM Indore. See the CAT Bulletin for the further information.

    Last date for receipt of completed CAT applications by the IIMs: September 09, 2005

    Eligibility: For Post Graduate Programmes in Management: For all IIMs, the minimum eligibility criterion for admission to PGP. The candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education
    after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
    Candidates appearing for the final bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination can also apply. Such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally only if they submit a certificate latest by June 30, 2006 from the Principal/Registrar of their college/institute (issued on or before June 30, 2005) stating that they have appeared for the examinations (including practicals, viva voce, etc.) in all the subjects required for obtaining the bachelor's degree / equivalent qualification. Their admission will be confirmed only when they submit the mark sheet and a certificate of having passed the bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by Principal/Registrar of their college/institute. The deadline for submission of marksheet and the certificate is December 31, 2006. Non-fulfilment of their condition will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.

    CAT Scores: The CAT scorecard will be mailed to the candidates around January 6, 2006.
    The CAT scores will remain valid for admission to PGPs and FPMs of IIMs for the year 2006-2007.

    Scholarships/Financial Assistance: It is the endeavour of all IIMs that no student be denied opportunity to pursue the Post-Graduate Programme in Management for want of adequate financial resources. Substantial need-based scholarships are available for students belonging to economically disadvantaged families. (Please see the write-up on each IIM in the CAT bulletin for details.)

    Reservations: As per Government of India requirement 15% and 71/2% seats are reserved for SC and ST candidates, respectively. 3% seats are reserved for Persons with Disability (PWD). The three categories of disability area: (a) low-vision/blindness, (b) hearing impairment, and (c) locomoter disability/cerebral palsy.

    Test Centres: Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Patna, Pune, and Vishakhapatnam.
    Note: IIMs reserve the right to change or cancel any test centre at their discretion.

    CAT Bulletin: The CAT bulletin containing the CAT application form and other information can be obtained at branches of State of India, between July 18 and August 22, 2005 for Rs.1100/- (Rs.550/- for SC/ST candidates). Please note that a candidate needs to buy only one CAT Bulletin irrespective of how many IIMs he/she is apply to. All candidates must enclose 3rd copy of Bank's/IIMs' Pay-in Slip with the CAT application form. SC/ST candidates should submit a copy of SC/ST certificate to the Bank/IIM at the time of obtaining the CAT Bulletin. Please ensure your eligibility to appear in CAT before procuring the CAT Bulletin. CAT application form of ineligible candidate and application form with incomplete information will be summarily rejected. No claim of refund will be entertained on bulletin once sold.

    Under exceptional circumstances [such as (a) if the stock of bulletins exhaust in the nearby branch of the bank, (b) bank branch is inaccessible to the candidates, and (c) the bulletin sale through banks close] copy of the CAT Bulletin can also be obtained directly from any one of the IIMs at the following addresses till August 26, 2005 by sending a crossed DD for Rs.1200/- (Rs.600/- for SC/ST candidates with a copy of the SC/ST certificate) drawn in favour of the respective IIM. Request for bulletin should be accompanied by
    a cloth-lined self-addressed unstamped envelope of size 12"x10".
    Admission Office, IIM Ahmedabad, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad-380 015 (Phone: 079-26324632)
    Admission Office, IIM Bangalore, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore-560 076 (Phone: 080-26993188)
    Admission Office, IIM Calcutta, D.H. Road, Joka, Kolkata-700 104 (Phone: 033-24679178)
    Admission Office, IIM Indore, Pigdamber, Rau, Indore-453 331 (Phone: 0731-5058785)
    Admission Office, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Kozhikode P.O., Kozhikode-673 570 (Phone: 0495-2809213)
    Admission Office, IIM Lucknow, Prabandh Nagar, Off Sitapur Road, Lucknow-226013
    (Phone: 0522-2734028, 2736682)

    Important Dates
    Issue of CAT Bulletins by State Bank of India STARTS: July 18, 2005
    Issue of CAT Bulletins by State Bank of India ENDS: August 22, 2005
    Issue of CAT Bulletins by IIMs Ends: August 26, 2005
    COMMON ADMISSION TEST: NOVEMBER 20, 2005
    (For more detailed information on each IIM, please refer to the CAT Bulletin

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