CAT 2017 Result

Updated On: Friday, November 10 2017, 2:19 PM


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 in the beginning of 2nd week of January 2018.

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 

Although CAT 2017 convening IIM has not announced the exact CAT 2017 Result date, in all probability CAT 2017 Result date would be January 8 or 9, 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 9, 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 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.

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 dates for shortlists at IIMs will be out immediately after CAT 2017 result date. Following trend is followed by top IIMs in shortlist announcement after CAT result date:


IIM Ahmedabad: On the CAT result date

IIM Bangalore: On the CAT Result Date or a day after

IIM Calcutta: On the CAT Result date of one day after 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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