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CAT Result 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: Woman topper gets 99.98 percentile

CAT Result 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: The candidates who had appeared in the examination can check the results through the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Candidates can download their scorecards by logging into the official website

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CAT Result 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM Calcutta) has declared the results of Common Admission Test (CAT) examinations on Saturday, January 5 2019. The candidates who had appeared in the examination can check the results through the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Individual SMS messages will also be sent to candidates informing them of their overall percentiles.

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After CAT, various IIMs will release the shortlist for subsequent process considering CAT score and other criteria. More than 100 other non-IIM institutions also use CAT score for admission to their management programmes.

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CAT result 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: Results declared, check toppers' interview, scores here

Rickshesh Manchanda: CAT topper says self-study is the key

This Rohtak boy,  Rickshesh Manchanda,  believes self-study is the gateway to cracking any competitive examination. “You need to keep revising your chapters and appear for mock tests to understand the preparation level,” he recommended

CAT 2017 99.99 percentile holder appears for exam again gets 100 percentile

Even though he cracked Common Admission Test (CAT) last year with 99.99 percentile, 21-year-old Rickshesh Manchanda appeared again in November 2018 and this time, he is among the top 11 percentile holders. An alumnus of IIT-Delhi, Manchanda is at present working with a bank in Pune. Read his full story here - Meet CAT 2018 topper, IIT-Delhi alumnus, Rickshesh

CAT result 2018: Meet the woman topper

Women topper in the CAT 2018 exam has secured 99.98 percentile marks. With this score, she has scored the third rank across the country. At top rank are 11 boys with 100 percentile score. While details of the female topper awaited it assumes great importance because women have been less represented in the CAT exam. Only 48% candidates among the shortlisted ones are women.

CAT 2018: Maharashtra tops the exam

Maharashtra produced maximum topper from CAT 2018. As many as 7 candidates with 100 percentile score were from Maharashtra including the CAT topper 2018, Ronal Majumdar. The second in the list was West Bengal with two toppers. The NCR Delhi region was nowhere close. Bihar and Karnataka stood third with one topper each. 

MBA entrance test other than CAT

Apart from CAT other entrance exams for admission to MBA include - CAT, XAT, CMAt, GPAT, NMAT by GMAC, GMAT, MICAT, IIFT MBA, MAH MBA CET, Odisha OJEE, KMAT, APICET.

CAT result 2018: XAT tomorrow, another chance

For those who are not satisfied with their CAT 2018 exam, tomorrow - January 6 brings another hope for you. Xavier's aptitude test (XAT) is scheduled to be held tomorrow.  XAT is an online test and candidates who get through this will be eligible to enrol in XLRI - Xavier School of Management. Last year XAT was cancelled in some centres due to a technical glitch.

What is time limit for WAT for IIM?

Different IIMs have a different time limit for the written ability test (WAT). WAT was introduced around 2010 and replaced group discussion round. However, there is no strict time constraint for the same. IIM Bangalore gives 30 minutes to write the essay, while IIM Lucknow gives 15 minutes and the time for writing the essay is as little as 10 minutes in IIM Ahmedabad.

CAT 2018 result: No woman topper

This year there is no woman topper despite several attempts of the IIMs. IIM Kozhikode has also reserved supernumerary seats dedicated exclusively to female candidates to ensure gender diverse campus. Last year a woman from IIT-Delhi Chhavi Gupta had secured 100 percentile but this year no woman has secured 100 or 99.99 percentile score which marks for top two ranks.

CAT 2018: How to prepare for Written Ability Test

The Written Ability Test or WAT is like an essay writing exam. Candidates will be testing on their clarity and uniqueness of thoughts. Among the common mistakes, candidates try to write big words. It should be noted that the test is to assess you over vocabulary. Candidates must read newspapers and form opinions about latest happenings as well. 

CAT 2019: What is WAT?

After the CAT score shortlisted candidates will have to appear for WAT - written aptitude test. After which a personal interview will be conducted. It is a pen-paper based writing test. Each candidate is given of 15 to 30 minutes duration to write on a topic. WAT has replaced the group discussion round in IIM admission process.

CAT result 2018: Check if you are shortlisted for interview

Candidates can click on the direct link - iimcal.ac.in/check-results/pi-and-wat-schedule-for-shortlisted-candidates-for-pgp-batch-201921 and login using registration number to check if they have been shortlisted or not. Admission to IIMs is alloted through a cumulative score of CAT percentile and interview round.

IIM Calcutta releases lists of shortlisted candidates

Out of over 2.4 lakh candidates who appeared for the exam, over one lakh had cleared the exam. Now,  only 19,90 candidates have been shortlisted for the interview round. Among the shortlisted candidates approximately 43% are women and one transgender candidate. A total of four candidates had cleared the exam.

No 100 percentile from Delhi NCR

The Delhi NCR region did not give even a single 100 percentile score in CAT 2018 results. The CAT 2018 results have been declared by IIM Calcutta on the official website iimcat.ac.in. the highest score from Delhi is 99.99 percentile by Anubhav Garg who secured the second position in the country among 21 others. Out of 21 students who hold the second position in CAT result 2018, 19 students are from engineering abckground including Delhi's Garg. The Delhi topper is currently a student of IIT Delhi 

Meet the Delhi topper Anubhav Garg

Anubhav Garg has topped the CAT 2018 exam from Delhi region with 99.99 percentile score. He also holds the second rank across the country. He aims to study in IIM Ahmedabad. All IIMs consider CAT score as basic criteria after which students are shortlisted based on interview and other rounds.

No objections accepted in CAT answer key

While the CAT 2018 result has been declared by the IIM Calcutta on the official website iimcat.ac.in the final result did not take into consideration any of the objections raised by the candidates. "The objections received against questions in CAT 2018 were carefully examined by the expert panels. Those candidates who had raised objections will receive individual responses to their respective objections over their registered email ID. The answer key remains unchanged after careful examination of the various objections," the official statement read. 

No objections accepted in CAT answer key

While the CAT 2018 result has been declared by the IIM Calcutta on the official website iimcat.ac.in the final result did not take into consideration any of the objections raised by the candidates. "The objections received against questions in CAT 2018 were carefully examined by the expert panels. Those candidates who had raised objections will receive individual responses to their respective objections over their registered email ID. The answer key remains unchanged after careful examination of the various objections," the official statement read. 

IIM is test of application of knowledege and not memory: CAT topper

CAT 2018 topper Ronak Majumdar, a Maharashtra based engineering graduate states that CAT is exam of application of knowledge and not memorising it hence it is better to practice mock tests and analyse one's performance than to cram books. Read the full interview here.

One mock a week is secret strategy of second rank holders

Abhishek the younger among the twin brothers secured 99.97 percentile score and Anubhav secured 99.99 percentile score. Both wish to join IIM Ahmedabad as the first preference. The twins told indianexpress.com, "we had the rule to practice at least one mock test every week to access our preparation."

IIT-Delhi twins second in CAT 2018

Twin brothers Anubhav and Abhishek BTech IIT Delhi students secured an equal score of 99.9 percentile and jointly held the second position in CAT 2018 exam. Both preparing for XAT exam scheduled to be held tomorrow as well and aim to study in the IIM -Indian Institute of Management.

Most toppers from Maharashtra

Among the toppers, most of the students from Maharashtra, as many as seven students from the state have secured 100 percentile.  Candidates are from Maharashtra, and two from West Bengal, and one each from Karnataka and Bihar.

Engineers ace the CAT 2018 exam

Perfect 100 percentile was secured by 11 students. All these 11 toppers are male and all are from engineering or technology background. A total of 21 candidates have scored an overall 99.99 percentiles in CAT 2018. Out of the 21 candidates, 19 candidates from engineering or technology background.

More boys than girls

Despite many efforts of the IIMs to make the CAT exam diverse, the number of girls clearing the exam was significantly lesser than the number of boys clearing the CAT 2018 exam. Out of 2,09,405 candidates, 1,36,075 male students cleared the exams. However, the number of girls was almost half the number of boys as only 73326 female candidates cleared the exam. The topper Rounak Majumdar is also a male. Even the top three slots were secured by male students in CAT 2018 results.

Transgender students clear CAT 2018

Among those who cleared the CAT 2018 exam, four students have identified themselves as transgenders. A total of 2,09,405 candidates had
appeared for the exam, out of which 73,326 female candidates, 1,36,075 male candidates and four transgender candidates cleared the exam.

Cut-off for non-IIM courses

The cut-off list for admission to the non-IIM colleges is also not expected to be any less. Among the top league Indian colleges who accept CAT score, the expected cut-off is above 90 percentile score. The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University is expected to be 98 percentile. The Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad 90 percentile. Cut-off for Management Development Institute (MDI) is expected to be around 94 percentile score.

Check the cut-off of top IIMs here

As the CAT 2018 results are out. Here is the list of cut-off scores to get admission in India's premier B-school the Indian Institute of Management (IIM). Based on the results, IIM-Bangalore and Calcutta are expected to have their first cut-off around 90 percentile score and the IIM Ahmedabad is expected to keep the cut-off around 80 percentile. IIM Lucknow, Indore and Kozhikode are also expected to release cut-off near 90 percentile score.

Mocks the key to success: CAT 2018 topper

“My entire preparation was based on taking mock tests. I attempted two mock tests every week and around 40 mock tests in a year," CAT 2018 topper Rounak Majumdar told indianexpress.com.  More than taking mocks, analysing them makes you realise your weakness and strong points and create the test strategy, he added.

Delhi-based twins score second spot!

Delhi-based Anubhav Garg and Abhishek Garg both twins have secured equal marks. They have both scored 99.99 percentile score in CAT 2018 and marked their position at the second spot.

Topper's winning strategy

Rounak was pursuing mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Kanpur when he realised his true calling was business and finance. He topped with 100 percentile score without any coaching and told indianexpress.com that mock tests were his key to securing a perfect score.

22-year-old Thane boy Rounak Majumdar tops CAT 2018

CAT Result 2018: 11 candidates score 100 percentile

CAT Result 2018: This year 11 candidates score perfect 100 per centile. Rounak Majumdar from IIT Kanpur is one of them. The 22-year-old is currently working with American multinational finance company.

CAT Result 2018: Rounak Majumdar tops CAT exam

The result of CAT exam was declared. Rounak Majumdar from IIT Kanpur topped the CAT examination with 100 per centile

Know the process to calculate CAT score

Calculate the mean and the standard deviation (SD) of the raw scores in QA section for all candidates appearing in the morning session. Let Mean= M1 and SD= S1 and G1= M1 + S1

How to calcultae CAT scores

Following steps are followed to calculate the scaled score of a candidate in each of the three sections, i.e. VARC, DILR and QA in CAT 2018. Overall scaled score is obtained by adding scaled scores of these three sections. While illustrating the scaling process, QA section is chosen as an example. Similar process is valid for the other two sections, i.e. DILR and VARC. Two sessions of CAT examination are expressed as morning session (conducted during 9 AM-12 noon on November 25) and afternoon session (conducted during 2:30-5:30 PM on November 25

CAT Result 2018 declared: Website to check

The results of CAT examination has been declared. The candidates can check the results through the official webiste, iimcat.ac.in

CAT Result 2018 declared

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM Calcutta) has declared the results of Common Admission Test (CAT) examinations on Saturday, January 5 2019. The results, scores are availble at iimcat.ac.in

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CAT result 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: The candidates can check the results through the official website iimcat.ac.in. (Image source: unsplash.com)

CAT result 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: Over two lakh candidates had appeared for the CAT that was conducted on Sunday, November 25 at various centres across the country. Those who clear the exam will be eligible for admission to management courses, including PGP, PGDM, PGPEM, EPGP, PGPBM, PGPEX at the IIMs and other management colleges across the country.