CAT 2017 Result

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Updated: Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 04:00 PM

CAT 2017 Result

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List of shortlisted candidates for the next level of selection will be made available on the individual IIM websites. Each IIM will send interview letters to the short listed candidates directly. The criteria for short-listing vary from IIM to IIM. Please visit the admission hotlinks of the respective websites of IIMs for further information.

CAT 2017 Score Card

CAT 2017 score card will be made available at CAT website CAT 2017 score will be valid till 31st December 2018.

CAT 2017 Score Card Details
CAT 2017 Result 2nd Week of January 2018
CAT 2017 Score Card shall include

1. Scaled Scores for each section (QA, DILR, VARC)

2. Total Score

3. Percentile

Score Card Validity 31st December 2018
Score Card Download Link

CAT Result Dates for previous years

CAT 2016 - Result declared on 9th January 2017

CAT 2015 – Result declared on 8th January 2016

CAT 2014 – Result declared on 27th December 2014

CAT 2013 – Result declared on 14th January 2014

CAT 2012 – Result declared on 9th January 2013

Normalization of CAT Scores in 2017

CAT 2017 shall be conducted in two sessions. Two different Test Forms shall be administered in two Test Sessions. In order to ensure fairness and equity in comparison of performances of the candidates across different test sessions, the scores of the candidates shall be subjected to a process of Normalization.

The Normalization process to be implemented shall adjust for location and scale differences of score distributions across different forms. After normalization across different forms the scores shall be further normalized across different sections and the scaled scores obtained by this process shall be converted into percentiles for purposes of shortlisting.

For reporting, Scaled Scores for each section (Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning(DILR), and Section III: Quantitative Ability (QA)) and Total along with the Percentiles will be published.

Normalization is done for comparing candidate scores across multiple Forms and is similar to those being adopted in other large educational selection tests conducted in India such as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). For normalization across sections percentile equivalence will be used.

Admission Process

Each IIM shortlists candidates for second stage of selection which may be independent of each other. The process may include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI). Performance in CAT 2015 examination is an important component in the admission process. IIMs may use previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short listing and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process. The processes, academic cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs.

CAT 2015 will be applicable to top 100 plus MBA institutes besides 19 IIMs.

Ahmedabad Indore Raipur Sirmaur
Amritsar Kashipur Ranchi Tiruchirappalli
Bangalore Kozhikode Rohtak Udaipur
Bodh Gaya Lucknow Sambalpur Visakhapatnam
Calcutta Nagpur Shillong  

Selection Criteria for IIMs

IIM Ahmedabad Selection Criteria

IIM Bangalore Selection Criteria

IIM Calcutta Selection Criteria

IIM Lucknow Selection Criteria

What after CAT 2017?

All those who have got high percentile would be getting congratulatory messages and feeling proud on their performance.
Those who are getting names in cut off list of IIMs now have to be ready for either WAT (Written Ability Test) or GD & PI (Personal Interview).

In Written Ability Test (WAT) you will be tested for your English language usage. Your handwriting, your expressions and conclusion in WAT are highly crucial. You need to ensure that your thoughts must continue to focus on the subject assigned for WAT .

Immediately after WAT (Written Ability Test), you will be facing admission selection panel for PI (Personal Interview) and it is over here you will be getting a platform to market yourself. Your body language, gestures or in short your soft skills will be on test in PI (Personal Interview).

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