Q. What are the last dates for applying for the CAT examination? Exactly how do I go about applying?

Answer: CAT is generally held on the second Sunday of December every year. Notification for CAT is published in all the leading newspapers in India in the last week of July or the first week of August. Bulletin and application forms for CAT are sold by select branches of the State Bank of India all over India as mentioned in the notification. Generally, the last date of application falls in the middle or last week of October. So look for the notification in a leading newspaper in your city in July and August, collect the bulletin and application form; and follow instructions given in the bulletin.