IIM announce mid-registration trends for CAT 2013

The registration window for CAT 2013 ends 26 September

September 14, 2013 11:56 IST | India Infoline News Service
Indian Institutes of Management today announced mid-registration trends for Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013).  According to the data, Delhi NCR ranks no. 1 with the maximum number of registrations received till date, followed by Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Lucknow and Ahmedabad.  Prometric, trusted provider of market-leading test development and test delivery solutions is the IIM’s partner in developing and delivering CAT 2013.  The registration window for CAT 2013 ends 26 September. 

Cities with highest number of registrants:
1.  Delhi/NCR
2.  Bangalore
3.  Hyderabad
4.  Chennai
5.  Mumbai
6.  Pune
7.  Kolkata
8.  Chandigarh
9.  Lucknow
10.  Ahmedabad

*According to registration data accumulated on September 5, 2013

Testing centers in Delhi NCR, Bangalore and Hyderabad are closest to meeting their full capacity and will soon be closed for registration. These cities are followed by Surat, Bangalore, Pune, Patna, Kolkata, Udaipur, Jaipur, Mumbai and Ranchi.

“Interest in gaining an MBA continues to be high, and CAT registration follows that trend,” said Professor Rohit Kapoor, CAT 2013 Convenor.  “Students see value in the ROI of attending the IIMs.  They see how placement salaries at IIMs compare favourably, not just in India, but even internationally when considering tuition costs.  Getting placed upon graduation is never an issue.” 

Registration figures will be announced after the conclusion of the CAT registration window.

“We are reaching a point in the registration process where students need a sense of urgency while preferred testing locations remain available, said Soumitra Roy, General Manager, Prometric India.  “We are sharing trends on highest registration and seating capacity to help registrants understand where availability is becoming increasingly limited.” 

Cities Most Filled to Capacity:
1.  Delhi/NCR
2.  Surat
3.  Bangalore
4.  Pune
5.  Patna
6.  Kolkata
7.  Udaipur
8.  Jaipur
9.  Mumbai
10.  Ranchi
*According to registration data accumulated on September 5, 2013

Vouchers will be available at select Axis Bank branches until 24 September 2013 and the registration window will be open until 26 September 2013.  A list of Axis Bank branches is available on the IIM website (http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in/bank_branchs.htm). 

E-voucher purchases are available by visiting the IIM website (http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in/registration_process.htm).

CAT 2013 will be conducted over a period of 20 days from 16 October to 11 November 2013

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