Everything IIMs announced about CAT 2017 and MBA 2017-19

With so much happening around related to CAT and MBA this year, we thought of detailing down the MBA news for its 2 lakhs aspirants Take a look at the latest announcements related to your CAT 2017 and MBA 2017-19.


30th July 2017

Dates are out and I haven’t started my preparation- IIM L releases CAT 2017 dates | 26th Nov

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Speculation time is over. IIM L has officially announced the dates for CAT 2017. CAT 2017 would be conducted on 26th Nov.  After a long wait of 7 years, IIM Lucknow will finally be conducting the CAT exam. According to last year, the registration of the exam started on August 8, 2016 and continued until September 27, 2017, while the examination was conducted on December 4, 2016. Read more

Look what people on Quora have to say about the big clash scheduled on November 26th  between IIFT and CAT – Read More

29th July 2017

I too can have the degree – 5 Key takeaways from IIM Bill

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Brought in by Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar in Parliament on Friday, the Bill gives B-schools more autonomy and will allow them to grant degrees instead of postgraduate diplomas. It also restricts government role in the functioning of these institutes, the bill also gives statutory powers to them in their running, including the appointment of directors and faculty members. Read More


17th July 2017

Probable changes in exam pattern

This year’s CAT is being conducted by IIM Lucknow. To bring in more diversity at IIM’s, the CAT convener committee has decided to lower down the difficulty level of the Quantitative Aptitude section. The number of exam centers may also be increased out of small towns. The aspirants expect the ability to navigate across sections while attempting the paper which was removed in CAT 2015. Read more


7th July 2017

Guys Reaction on – IIMs encouraging gender diversity by enrolling more female candidates

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Considering the market scenario with a number of start-up firms being headed by women, IIMs have brought changes in their admission policy to boost gender diversity. Basis the change in the policy, the institute has seen a remarkable upsurge in the percentage of female candidates seeking admission in the management programme. Read More

An exciting choice for non-engineering MBA Aspirants- How Exciting

By tweaking the admission criteria’s and revised CAT exam structure, it becomes exciting for the non-engineering MBA aspirants to increase the diversity. Few changes were made in the policy of the pre-interview process and short listing candidates on the basis of an interview. CAT 2017 qualifying cut -off has been reduced irrespective of their educational background by raising the selection weightage and reducing the CAT weightage. Read More



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