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6,346 candidates appear for CAT '13 on Day 7

Published On: 25 Oct 2013 | Last Updated On: 25 Oct 2013

Day 7 of the Common Admission Test ’13 (CAT '13) held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 saw 6,346 candidates appearing for the test that included 53 differently-abled candidates. CAT aptitude test is one of the most prestigious examinations in India for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) as well as other premier management institutes.

As per officials of Prometric India, the firm is dedicated to the cause of providing equal opportunities to be assessed on the basis of merit to all candidates who write the CAT examination, including candidates with special needs. Day 7 had special scheduling for differently-abled candidates. The day had a smooth ending and all candidates completed writing the test.

Prometric is a test administration firm which is responsible for conducting the CAT examinations for the IIMs.

Sources from Prometric India claimed that differently-abled candidates were permitted to bring certain assistive devices depending on the type of assistance needed. This included wheel chair, hearing aid, magnifying screen which was given at the test center itself, abacus with no calculator and/or a reader/scribe, the sources added.

There are 1.94 lakh registrations for CAT '13.

Candidates appearing for CAT '13


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CAT ’13 started on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 and will be conducted over a 20 day period till Monday, November 11, 2013, in 40 cities in India.

Source: The Times of India

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