1.94 lakh register for CAT-2013
Common Admission Test (CAT)- 2013, which graduates and employees take, to secure the coveted Masters in Business Administration (MBA) seats in premium business schools (B-Schools) in the country, saw 1,94,500 registrations this year though 1,96,00 vouchers were sold.
While Delhi topped in the number of registrations, Hyderabad was ranked second followed by Bangalore. Mumbai stood at the fifth position. Registration for the test ended on Sept 26.
A new aspect, online registration for the test was introduced by the management institutes this year along with the regular mode. On the whole, 65 per cent of the people registered online.
CAT-2013 will be held over a period of 20 days from October 16 to November 11 in test centres across 40 cities this year. Last year, the test was held in 36 cities, a press release said. It added that 115 seats have been added in the IIMs taking the total to 3,335.
Across the 40 cities, the test will be conducted in 76 centres which includes 4 centres in Hyderabad and one each in Vijayawada and Visakhapatanam. The results are scheduled to be released on January 14.