CAT Form Correction 2017 Ended on September 30

Gareema Bali updated on : 06 Oct 2017

CAT application form correction 2017 window closed on September 30. IIM Lucknow to release CAT 2017 admit card now on October 18.

CAT form correction

CAT Form Correction 2017IIM Lucknow has ended the CAT 2017 application form correction on September 30, 2017. Candidates who completed their CAT registration 2017 till September 25 but made mistakes while filling the form were able to rectify the same. The CAT correction window 2017 was one last opportunity made available to the candidates for correcting certain details. Yes, the form correction will be allowed only for limited details such as marks & percentages filled, work experience details, IIMs programs selected and interview cities filled. Apart, from these fields, if you have entered incorrect details in other fields, then you won’t be able to modify those now. However, you can still contact the official CAT 2017 helpdesk to know if you can still correct other details somehow.

The CAT correction window 2017 remained open for 4 days, from September 27 to 30, 2017. Also, during this duration, the PwD CAT 2017 applicants could fill the request assistance for wheelchair, magnifying screen, scribe etc. A good fact to be taken note of is that facility to edit CAT form 2017 is non-chargeable. No fee is required to be paid for modifying details. Option to edit CAT 2017 form is available online on the official IIM CAT 2017 website, Also, a link to edit the CAT 2017 application form hassle-free has been provided here below. Login to your respective student account using CAT 2017 User Id and Password for making corrections.  

CAT 2017 correction window closed on September 30. Downloading of CAT admit card 2017 to begin from October 18, 2017. Access the link given below to download and print your admit card.

Click Here to Download CAT 2017 Admit Card

CAT Form Correction 2017

CAT 2017 exam takers please note that this will be the last opportunity for you to submit correct and valid details in the form. IIMs do verify the details filled by you in CAT application form at the time of PI short-listing and granting admission, therefore, it is very important for you to fill every detail in the form correctly. Utilize availability of CAT application form correction window 2017 wisely and submit valid and correct details in the form. Your chances of getting short-listed for IIMs Personal Interview depends upon the details submitted in the application form.

CAT 2017 Application Form Correction Schedule

CAT 2017 registration process has ended on September 25, after the deadline being extended by 5 days. Originally, the last date to apply for the exam was September 20. Now, the CAT 2017 application form correction window has been opened, on September 27, 2017.

Know CAT 2017 form correction schedule from the table below. Candidates willing to edit the submitted application form of CAT 2017 must adhere to these dates and should ensure that they don’t miss any of this date.

S. No.




CAT registration ended on

25 September 2017


CAT 2017 form correction started from

27 September 2017


CAT correction window 2017 closes on

30 September 2017


Assistance request for PwD candidates can be filled

27 to 30 September 2017


Release of CAT 2017 admit card

18 October 2017


CAT 2017 exam date

26 November 2017

CAT Form Edit 2017 – What can and cannot be modified?

The table below lists the details which can and cannot be modified in submitted CAT exam application form.


Details which can be corrected

    1.    Percentage of Marks scored
    2.    Work Experience
    3.     IIMs Programs Selected
    4.     Interview City Centres


Details which cannot be corrected


     1.    Personal Details section
     2.    Academics section
     3.    Exam Centre City Preferences

How to edit CAT Form after submission?

By following the below-mentioned steps, the candidates can easily make changes in the submitted CAT 2017 application form.

  • Access CAT 2017 official website or the direct link, which will be provided here on this page with the commencement of CAT application form correction.
  • On the redirected page, enter your CAT 2017 Id and password.
  • After filling valid login details, click on “login” to logging into your respective account.
  • Now, look for link to edit your CAT application form 2017. On finding the same, click on it.
  • Edit the details as required and allowed by IIM Lucknow. Review the new details filled in the form carefully and submit the same. This is the last time for editing the details in the form so ensure that no mistakes are made this time.
  • After successful CAT 2017 form correction and submission, check your application status using the application summary.
  • Ensure that your form has been submitted properly and its receipt. Only candidates whose form would have been received will only be issued the CAT 2017 admit card.
  • Print or save the proof of CAT 2017 application form submission for future reference.

CAT 2017 – Assistance Request for PwD Exam Takers

PwD CAT 2017 applicants can also now submit their requests for required assistance, such as, wheelchair or enable the zoom feature or opt for a scribe etc. at the CAT exam centre. They can submit their assistance requests during the same duration as CAT 2017 correction, September 27 to 30, 2017.

These candidates will also be required to login to their respective CAT 2017 student account and fill the assistance request. Based on the request made in the CAT 2017 application form, only a magnifying screen (System Built feature) and a wheel chair will be arranged by the test centre. However, apart from these, the PwD candidates will be required to arrange all other approved means of testing assistance such as abacus, hearing aids, wheelchair, scribe/reader.

CAT 2017 PwD Candidates – Approved Means of Testing Assistance

Below table provides all the details about testing assistance which is allowed to CAT 2017 PwD exam takers and who needs to arrange this assistance.

S. No.

Testing Assistance

Applicable for

To be Arranged by


Abacus (without calculator)

Visually Impaired



Hearing Aid

Hearing Impairment



Wheel Chair

Locomotive Disability/ Cerebral Palsy

CAT Test Centre, on request in Application Form


Magnifying Screen

Visually Impaired

CAT Exam Centre on request (System In built feature)



Visually Impaired/ Cerebral Palsy


CAT Admit Card 2017

CAT 2017 exam takers will be able to download the admit card from October 18, 2017. It will be available only in online mode, on the official IIM CAT website and will not be sent through post or email. The candidates must download the online CAT 2017 admit card, print the same and affix their photograph on it. This print out of CAT hall ticket must be carried to the allotted test centre as mentioned on it on the exam day for seeking entry and permission to take the CAT 2017 exam. Candidates not carrying the admit card will not be allowed to sit for the exam.

Feel free to comment below in case of any doubts or queries regarding CAT 2017 form correction.

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