CAT Eligibility Criteria 2015 Exam Age, Score Minimum Eligibility

By | June 5, 2014

CAT Eligibility Criteria

CAT (Common Admission Test) is an entrance exam for Post Graduate Management Courses which is conducted by any of the six IIM every year. To apply for this exam aspirants should fulfill the required CAT eligibility criteria such as age limit, qualification and minimum scores obtained in Graduation.

Apart from IIM, many other institutes/colleges also accept CAT scores to give admission to students in management programs like-MBA, PGDBA etc. along with their other parameters.

Candidates who want to apply for CAT should check the guidelines of minimum eligibility criteria 2015, which is structured below by the team of

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2015

Qualification Details:

  • Candidates should possess Bachelors degree with minimum 50 percent marks or equivalent CGPA recognized by the ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  • Candidates belonging to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and different able category (also referred to as Persons with Disability category) should possess at least 45 percent marks in Graduation.
  • Applicants should have 4 years Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology after 10+2/Post B.Sc./Post Diploma or B.E/B.Tech equivalent, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE
  • Applicants who are appearing in their final year of bachelor’s degree / equivalent and those who have completed their degree and are waiting for their result are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit:

Minimum age limit of applicants should be 21 years.


Category Percentage
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15.00%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.50%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates belonging to the “non-creamy” layer 27.00%
Differently Abled (DA) 3.00%

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One thought on “CAT Eligibility Criteria 2015 Exam Age, Score Minimum Eligibility

  1. pushpendra singh

    sir, I belong to OBC category. I scored 48% marks in my graduation. am I able to face the CAT exam.


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