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Updated On: ‎Monday, ‎January ‎08, ‎2018, 2:00 PM

 

SMS from IIM Lucknow sharing CAT 2017 percentile on registered mobile number of the candidates received at 1 PM on January 8, 2018 although the result was declared at 10AM. 

 

CAT 2017 result is out. The CAT result this year has been declared for a total of 1,99,632 candidates who had appeared for the exam on November 26, 2017 in more than 140 test cities. The number of test takers this year was the largest in last 3 years. 

 

There are 20 candidates who have scored an overall 100 percentiles in CAT 2017. These toppers in CAT 2017 have different profile as compared to last year CAT toppers. 

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The list of top 20 toppers in CAT 2017 contains two female candidates and three non-engineers as against last year CAT result which had all the 20 male and engineer candidates as CAT toppers.

 

After CAT, various 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.

 

IIM Lucknow has informed that subsequent process comprises of Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI) which will be conducted for the shortlisted candidates during February - April 2018.

 

CAT 2017 result has been declared by IIM Lucknow on January 8, 2018 at 10AM. CAT 2017 score card is available for download and candidates should download their CAT score card before the CAT 2017 official website gets overflowed and gets technical glitches. Till now CAT 2017 percentile score has not been sent on the candidates’ registered mobile phone numbers as has been the practice during last 3 years of CAT result 

CAT 2017 Result declared: Score card available for download; No Score on mobile sent till now​

Go to the CAT website to login and begin the CAT result 2018 score card download process

 

Enter your registered CAT 2017 id and password at ‘Login For Score Card CAT 2017’ window on  CAT official iimcat website

 

You can view and download your CAT score card now. After downloading it, it is suggested to take print of the CAT Result 2018 as it contains your scaled and percentile scores.

 

CAT Result 2017 Delayed; "Not on January 5, but early next week", IIM Lucknow tells MBAUniverse.com

CAT 2017 Result will now be released on January 8, 2018. IIM Lucknow has confirmed that CAT Result 2017 will be out in the early second week of January. The media reports had suggested that CAT 2017 result could be released on January 5. With the confirmation from CAT 2017 convening IIM Lucknow that CAT 2017 result would be released in the second week of January all speculations on CAT 2017 result date have ended.   

 

CAT Result: 3953 more test takers in CAT 2017 exam
Although total number of CAT applicants this year was less than last year, the number of test takers in CAT 2017 is more than last year. 

CAT exam year
2017
2016
Increase/decrease
 (2017-2016)
Total applicants
231,067
232,436
- 1369
Total Actual test Takers
199,632
195,679
+ 3953

 

CAT Result declaration trends
As announced by IIM Lucknow, the CAT exam convener this year, the CAT Results are to be declared in the second week of January 2018. However, going by the past trends of CAT result declaration and the CAT exam date during last three years, it is expected that CAT Result can be out on January 7. During the last three years, CAT exam results were declared as per following schedule:

CAT Exam year
CAT Result date
CAT Exam date
2017
Jan 7, 2018 (Expected)
Nov 26, 2017
2015
Jan 8, 2016
Nov 29, 2015
2016
Jan 9, 2017
Dec 4, 2016

 

Since CAT was conducted a few days earlier than last 2 years, for admission to MBA 2018-20 batch in IIMs, it is anticipated that the CAT results would also be declared at least one or two days before the earlier CAT result dates. Accordingly, it will not be a surprise, if CAT result is declared by the end of 1st week of January 2018, on Jan 6, 2018 instead of second week of January. 

 

IIMs have announced that CAT 2017 result will be declared in the second week of January 2018.  The expected CAT 2017 Result date is January 7, 2018. The CAT result date is the most important day for the CAT aspirants who have done well in the CAT exam and on the basis of their performance have high hopes to get into one of the top IIMs. CAT 2017 exam result is expected to be declared on January 7, 2018 or in the beginning of 2nd week of January 2018.

 

IIMs announce short lists soon after CAT 2017 result
IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta will announce their shortlists immediately after CAT 2017 result declaration. Specific shortlists for GD-PI-WAT round at IIMs will be out immediately after CAT 2017 result is declared.

 

Expected dates of Shortlists by IIMs and admission process

While the older IIMs will go for early announcement of shortlists and independent GD/PI/WAT round to finalise admission process for 2018-20 batch, out of 13 new IIMs, 11 will follow a Common Admission Process (CAP) in the month of February 2018 going to be coordinated by IIM Rohtak.    Following trend is followed by top IIMs in shortlist announcement after CAT result date:

 

IIMs
Date of shortlist announcement (Assuming CAT result is declared on Jan 7)
Individual admission process/ through CAP 2018
Components of final admission round
Weight Percent to components of PI round (%)
IIM Ahmedabad
Jan 7
Individual
AWT, PI
60
IIM Bangalore
Jan 9
Individual
WAT, PI
40
IIM Calcutta
Jan 8
Individual
WAT, PI
58
IIM Lucknow
Jan 10
Individual
WAT, PI
50
IIM Indore
Jan 10
Individual
WAT, PI
60
IIM Kozhikode
Jan 11
Individual
GD, WAT, PI
60
IIM Shillong
Jan 15
Individual
GD, WAT, PI
NA
IIM Nagpur
April 2
Individual
WAT,PI
40
IIM Visakhapatnam
April 20
Individual
WAT, PI
40
IIM Amritsar *
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
50
IIM Bodhgaya *
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
50
IIM Jammu *
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
To be announced
IIM Kashipur*
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
40
IIM Ranchi*
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
To be announced
IIM Raipur*
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
30
IIM Rohtak*
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
To be announced
IIM Sambalpur*
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
20
IIM Sirmaur*
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
To be announced
IIM Trichy*
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
30
IIM Udaipur*
Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018
WAT, PI
21

* Shortlisting for CAP 2018 will be done by IIM Rohtak for common pool of 11 IIMs

 

A glimpse of overall CAT 2017 result with your percentile score will be sent as SMS on your registered mobile number by IIM Lucknow. Detailed CAT 2017 result will be available for download on CAT 2017 website. wef January 7.

 

Although CAT 2017 convening IIM has not announced the exact CAT 2017 Result date, in all probability CAT 2017 Result date would be January 7 or 8, 2018. Going by the past trends IIMs would declare the CAT 2017 result in the early morning hours.

 

CAT Result will contain the details of your CAT exam date and time in slot-1 or slot-2, Sectional and overall scaled score, sectional and overall CAT percentile so that you may anticipate your call from the preferred B-school to which you have applied. 

 

CAT Result date trends

CAT exam year CAT Result Date CAT Result time IIM declaring CAT Result
CAT 2017 January 7, 2018 (Proposed) 9AM (Proposed) IIM Lucknow
CAT 2016 January 9, 2017 10AM IIM Bangalore
CAT 2015 January 8, 2016 1PM IIM Ahmedabad

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Details you need to check in CAT Result

CAT 2017 result consists of your personal details as well as CAT score card. On the basis of your performance in CAT 2017 exam held on November 26, 2017 in morning and afternoon sessions, IIMs would declare the CAT result in January 2nd week. Key details available in CAT 2017 result are:

  • Your personal details like Name, Address, photograph, Date of Birth, Email ID
  • CAT 2017 Registration number/User ID – Both should be the same
  • Your category – General/OBC/SC-ST
  • Gender – Male/Female
  • PWD Status
  • Date & Time of CAT 2017 exam
  • Section-wise CAT 2017 exam Scaled Score and Section-wise CAT percentile score
  • Overall CAT 2017 Scaled Score and overall Percentile score 
  • Important Instructions related to CAT result 

How to check your CAT result

IIMs have simplified the process to check the CAT result on the CAT result date. The CAT 2017 result and CAT score card can be viewed and downloaded with the following process:

  • CAT 2017 Result with overall percentile will be sent to the candidates through SMS on their registered mobile phone
  • CAT 2017 Result in detail can be downloaded from CAT website iimcat.ac.in on the CAT result date
  • Step-1 is to click on the ‘Download Score card for CAT 2017’
  • Step-2 is to ‘Login to View/Download Application Form/Score Card’. Enter your CAT 2017 registered user ID and password and click on login.
  • Step-3 is to click on the icon ‘Score Card’ in the next window that opens before you
  • Step-4 is to click on ‘here’ in the message displayed ‘Click here to download your score card’
  • Your CAT 2017 Score card is downloaded and you can now take the print of the same as well.  

Validity of CAT 2017 Result and CAT score card

  • CAT 2017 score card will be made available from the CAT 2017 Result date onwards and will remain valid till December 31, 2018.
  • No query regarding the issuance of CAT 2017 score card will be entertained by CAT Centre 2017 after Dec 31, 2018.

CAT 2017 Result: Important instructions

Following are the important CAT result related instructions issued by IIMs for the benefit of CAT 2017 exam takers regarding the score card for CAT 2017 exam:

  • Only candidates who have taken the Common Admission Test (CAT 2017) are entitled to receive the score card. The print-out of the score card is for your information pertaining to CAT 2017. You will not receive score card by email or by post.
  • The Scaled Scores of Section-1 (Verbal Ability & reading Comprehension); Section-2 (Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning) and Section-3 (Quantitative Ability) are not additive. The Overall Scaled Scores is based on the total raw scores earned by the candidate.
  • Percentile refers to percentage of candidates who receive score less than or equal to the score obtained by the candidate.
  • IIMs and Non-IIM member institutions independently decide how to use CAT 2017 scores on the basis of their own selection process. The scores are to be used only for selecting the candidates to their Post Graduate / Fellow Programme(s) in Management.
  • All queries regarding post-CAT 2017 selection process must be directed to respective IIMs. CAT Centre will not answer post-CAT related queries.
  • CAT 2017 score is valid until 31st December 2018 and subject to meeting the minimum eligibility marks in the qualifying examination.

MBAUniverse.com will continue updating on the next phases of the IIMs, FMS, MDI, SPJIMR, IMI, IMT, TAPMI, BIMTECH and other top B-schools’ admission process after declaration of CAT 2017 result to help candidates realize their admission prospects with these top MBA colleges.

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