Kolkata, Sept 13 IBNS | 11 months ago

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on Friday 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:

Delhi/NCR
Bangalore
Hyderabad
Chennai
Mumbai
Pune
Kolkata
Chandigarh
Lucknow
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:

Delhi/NCR
Surat
Bangalore
Pune
Patna
Kolkata
Udaipur
Jaipur
Mumbai
Ranchi

*According to registration data accumulated on September 5, 2013

Vouchers will be available at select Axis Bank branches until 24 September and the registration window will be open until 26 September.

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

(Posted on 13-09-2013)