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CAT 2019 Result will be Announced!

CAT 2019 Result will be Announced!

CAT 2019 aspirants will get to know their result in January 2020 & since it is yet to be announced that which of IIM will conduct CAT 2019, it is difficult to predict hence, you are advised to keep watch on this space, we will keep you informed on the latest happening pertaining to CAT 2019.

The CAT 2018 result has been announced. It was announced on 5th January 2019 at 10 am by IIM Calcutta on the official website. The CAT 2018 Scorecard is live now the official website https://iimcat.ac.in. You can download the scorecard till 31st January 2019.

Some facts related to the CAT 2018 exam are:

 

  1. The CAT 2018 was conducted by IIM Calcutta
  2. The CAT 2018 Exam was held on 25th November 2018 in two slots Morning 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon and Afternoon 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  3. The CAT 2018 exam was conducted in 374 exam centers across 147 cities in India
  4. Around 2.41 lakh students registered for the CAT 2018 exam
  5. The CAT 2018 score is accepted by the 20 IIM’s and some of the top B-schools in India like MDI, IMI, IMT, etc
  6. The link to check the CAT 2018 result will be made live at 1 pm on IIMCAT Official Website.

 

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CAT Result 2018: Important Dates

CAT 2018 Registration Window

8th August 2018 till 26th September 2018

CAT 2018 Admit Card

24th October 2018

CAT 2018 Exam Date

Sunday, 25th November 2018

 

CAT 2018 Exam Result

 

Friday, 5th January 2019, 1 PM onwards

 

CAT 2018 Selection Rounds*

4th Week of January 2019

CAT 2018 Final Merit List

April 2019

CAT 2018 Score Card Availability

Until 31st December 2019

*The WAT, GD and PI Rounds will be conducted individually by each of the IIMS and non-IIM colleges using the CAT 2018 score.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

CAT Result 2018: Check Result

  1. Go to the official website www.iimcat.in
  2. Click on the tab “Download CAT 2018 Score Card.”
  3. Enter the CAT 2018 registration ID and password
  4. You can view your CAT 2018 scorecard
  5. Click on download and take a print of the CAT 2018 scorecard. It is advisable to take multiple copies of the same

CAT Result 2018: Via SMS

  1. As per the official notification released by IIM Calcutta – “Candidates' CAT 2018 scorecard will be made accessible at the CAT website. Candidates may also be intimated individually by SMS.”
  2. The candidates can get their CAT 2018 exam result via SMS as well.
  3. The official SMS will be sent on the mobile number that has been used while CAT 2018 registration with all the relevant details.

CAT Result 2018: Result Validity

The CAT 2018 result is valid only for one year. The candidates can use their CAT 2018 score for all 20 IIMs and other top colleges that accept the CAT 2018 score for the 2019-21 academic session.

CAT Result 2018: Scorecard

The CAT 2018 Scorecard contains the following information:

  1. Candidate’s Name
  2. Candidate’s DOB
  3. Candidate’s Gender
  4. CAT 208 Registration Number
  5. Candidate’s Category
  6. Date & Time of the CAT 2018 Exam
  7. Candidate’s Section-wise Scaled Score
  8. Candidate’s Section-wise Percentile
  9. Candidate’s Overall Scaled Score
  10. Candidate’s Overall Percentile

CAT Result 2018: CAT 2018 Raw Score

 The CAT 2018 raw score will be calculated using the formula is (Number of MCQ & Non-MCQ Correct Answers * 3) – (Number of Incorrect MCQ Answer * 1)

CAT Result 2018: Normalisation of the CAT 2018 Score

  1. The actual CAT 2018 score is not exactly based on the marking scheme for CAT, i.e. +3 marks for correct answer and -1 for the wrong answer. You can refer the above section to see how to calculate your CAT 2018 raw score.
  2. The actual score is calculated by a process called normalization
  3. The normalization is done to ensure the candidates get a fair scoring since the CAT 2018 exam is conducted in two slots – morning and afternoon – and the difficulty level of both levels can vary
  4. It also ensures that the overall CAT results are fair and equal when compared to the overall performance of the candidates across the two test sessions.
  5. Based on the normalization process a scaled score is calculated which should be close to the actual score that a candidate may get.
  6. Normalization is done across two levels - the two time slots and the three sections
  7. The CAT percentile means the %age of students whose score fall below that number.
  8. It is calculated using the formula (Total candidates whose score is less or equal to you) / Total candidates appearing in CAT 2018 exam) * 100

CAT Result 2018: How to Use CAT 2018 Score

  1. The overall result is declared by the CAT organizing committee, i.e. IIM Calcutta this year.
  2. The selection procedure for CAT 2018 is specific to each IIM or non-IIM college accepting the CAT 2018 result
  3. The IIMs and Non-IIM member institutes will independently decide how to use scores for CAT 2018. It is subjective to their selection process. The scores are applicable for shortlisting the candidates for their Post Graduate and Fellow Programme(s) in Management.

CAT Result 2018: CAT 2018 Concerns

For any queries and concern regarding the CAT result 2018 candidates can contact the authorities:

  1. Call on toll-free number 1-800-266-3549 until the 3rd Week of January 2019
  2. Seek web support: cathelpdesk@iimcat.ac.in until end of Mar’19

CAT Result 2018: What After the Result

  1. After the CAT 2018 results are announced, the various IIMs and non-IIM colleges release the list of the candidates shortlisted for further rounds.
  2. The candidates shortlisted are called for Writing Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds to the individual colleges
  3. Candidates are shortlisted based on the following parameters:
    1. CAT 2018 Scores
    2. Past Academic Scores (Class X, XII and Graduation)
    3. Work Experience (If Applicable)
    4. WAT Score
    5. GD Score
    6. PI Score
  4. The weightage for each component varies for every institution

 

CAT Result 2018: Result Trend

The previous year results of some of the top IIM’s for the general category is as given below-

CAT Result

IIM

QA

DILR

VA

Overall

Ahmadabad

70

70

70

80

Bengaluru

85

80

80

90

Calcutta

80

80

80

90

Kozhikode

80

80

80

90

Indore

80

80

80

90

Vizag

85

80

80

90

Ranchi

80

80

80

90

A look at what is the overall percentile at which candidates are accepted in various colleges:


Cutoff

 

 

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