CAT 2017 results declared: 20 candidates score 100 percentile
Results for the prestigious Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 were declared today. You can check them on its official website.
This time, it was conducted by IIM-Lucknow. 1,99,632 candidates appeared for the exam on November 26.
Twenty candidates secured 100 percentile, just like last year.
Many institutes compulsorily ask for CAT scores for admission into management courses.
CAT 2017 results declared
Here's how to check your results
To check your results, go to the official website of the CAT 2017 at www.iimcat.ac.in.
Click on 'Score Card for CAT 2017'. This will be visible on the right of the page.
Enter your login ID and password, then click on 'Login'.
Downloading the score card soon is advisable.
Visit the official websites of the IIMs for the cutoff and further selection process.
More women, non-engineers among the toppers
Twenty candidates secured 100 percentile last year as well as this year, but the profiles of the candidates were different.
In CAT'16, all the 20 were males and engineers. This year, there are two females and three non-engineers in the list.
The number of women candidates increased by 1.16% this year to 78,009.
Transgender candidates also increased from 22 to 31.
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After a seven-year high in 2016, registrations declined this year
Despite extending application dates, the total number of registrations decreased from 2,32,434 in 2016 to 2,31,067 this year. The number of physically challenged applicants also reduced from 921 to 910.
What's next for the successful candidates?
Apart from the 20 IIMs, CAT scores are also accepted by over 100 colleges for admission into their business courses, including the IITs, IISc's, SPJIMR Mumbai, FMS Delhi etc.
Based on scores, previous academic performance and work experience, IIMs will now shortlist candidates for a writing test, GD and PI.
Interview letters will be sent to the chosen candidates.
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