CAT 2017 to be conducted by IIM Lucknow, Neeraj Dwivedi to be the convenor

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow will be conducting this year’s Common Admission Test (CAT) in the month of November/December. In a notification asking for advertisement services bids on the official website of IIM Lucknow, it was revealed that they are the conducting authority of CAT 2017. 

Professor Neeraj Dwivedi from IIM Lucknow, who specialises in Strategic Management will be the convenor for CAT 2017. IIM Lucknow will be conducting the CAT after a span of seven years. The last two CATs were conducted by IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore. Last year, allegations of paper leak had surfaced after the CAT 2016 examination and this year IIM Lucknow would like to avoid such a situation. 

Every year, over 2 lakh management aspirants take the CAT, which is the window to get admission in post graduate management courses in IIMs and other top management institutes. 

According to reports, the notification of CAT 2017 will be out by the first week of August and the examination is expected to take place in the month of November/December. PaGaLGuY tried to get in touch with convenor Neeraj Dwivedi and are awaiting his response. We will update you with more information on CAT 2017 as soon as it is available.