Kolkata, 05 January 2019: Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 results have been declared on CAT website in the morning of Saturday, January 05, 2019. Candidates can download their scorecards by logging into the official CAT website (www.iimcat.ac.in) .
11 candidates have scored an overall 100 percentiles in CAT 2018. All 11 candidates are male and are from engineering/technology background. From the graduation records, 7 candidates are from different IITs followed by 2 candidates from Jadavpur University, said Sumanta Basu, CAT Convener – 2018.
IIM Calcutta is organizing institute for CAT 2018.
From the permanent address provided during application, 7 candidates are from Maharashtra, 2 from West Bengal, and one each from Karnataka and Bihar.
21 candidates have scored an overall 99.99 percentiles in CAT 2018. Out of the 21 candidates, 19 candidates from engineering/technology background.
CAT was conducted in two shifts on November 25, 2018. More than two lakhs (A total of 2,09,405 candidates) had appeared for the exam, which was conducted in test centres spread across 147 cities. The number of test takers this year was the largest till now.
Out of candidates appeared the test, number of female candidates were 73,326. The number of male candidates were 1,36,075. The number of transgender candidates were 04.
After CAT, various Indian Institutes of Management IIMs will release their 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.