Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore issues CAT membership application and MOU for non-IIM institutes who wishes to use the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020 scores for their admission procedure. IIM Indore has already declared that it will be coordinating CAT 2020.
IIM Indore has released the CAT membership on its website iimidr.ac.in. The last date for application is July 15. All management schools other than IIMs wishing to use CAT 2020 scores for their admissions will have to visit this website and download the membership application form and MoU.
Institutions must provide documents to prove that they are either registered as University (recognised ether by an act of Parliament or State Legislature), declared to be a Deemed University or any institution with valid affiliation from such Universities.
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Non-IIMs will have to submit the duly filled application and MoU along with their course brochures and their newspaper advertisement of the admission notification to the CAT Centre 2020. IIM Indore has also directed these institutions to provide their certificate of accreditation issued by the Ministry of Human Resource Department (MHRD) or All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or other equivalent accreditation bodies. The institutions that are already underway in the process of obtaining accreditation may also obtain membership for using the CAT 2020 scores.
The annual membership fees and online membership costs 3.4 lakh. There is also a processing fee of Rs. 200 (excluding GST). The non-IIMs have to send scanned copies of duly filled, signed and stamped documents via email (email@example.com). They are also required to send two copies of the MoU, one copy of the application form, and other original documents to the Admission Office of IIM Indore by July 15.
The CAT exam is conducted every year on a national level for students striving for admission for Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree under the various IIMs of India, conducted as a Computer Based Test (CBT).