BANGALORE: The last day to register for CAT this year is September 19. The registration and scheduling process for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2012 will be shut on 11.59 pm on that day, the Indian Institutes of Management announced on Monday. The last date for voucher sales will be September 17.

The registration process for CAT 2012 began on July 30 and since then, candidates have been scheduling for their tests online based on their preferred choice of location, date and time. New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune are the top cities in terms of the highest numbers of scheduled tests to date. “The registration process is going well. It is encouraging to see more females coming forward this year to challenge their male counterparts for admission to the IIMs,” said professor SSS Kumar, CAT 2012 convenor.

“Seats were filling up fast within the first four weeks of registration. Prometric has been actively adding test seats for the convenience of as many candidates as possible. As we are now approaching the end of the registration window , adding more capacity will be difficult. So I urge candidates to register early to avoid the last minute rush,” said Soumitra Roy, managing director , Prometric India.

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