CAT Result

CAT Result 2019 will be declared once the exam is done. CAT examinees can check their CAT Result by visiting the official website of CAT or through SMS which will be sent by the IIMs officials to their registered mobile number. Candidates can download their CAT scorecard online once it is available on the official website. Check the step-by-step procedure for checking CAT Result 2019.

Last modified:2019-10-14

An Overview of CAT Result

CAT Examinees who appeared for the exam will be eagerly waiting to know their CAT Result. CAT Scorecard will be out by the exam convening body once they’ve completed the validation of answer sheets. As per the latest news, the CAT Result is expected to be declared in the 2nd week of January 2019. CAT examinees can check their CAT Result through the official website of CAT and they can download it online for further use. Moreover, IIMs will also send candidates result through SMS to their registered mobile number. The following table lists out the important dates of CAT 2019,
 

Event

Date

CAT Exam

Will be Updated Soon

CAT Answer Key

Will be Updated Soon

CAT Result

Will be Updated Soon

Shortlist

Will be Updated Soon

Selection Procedure

Feb to March 2019

Final Selection

April 2019

How to check CAT Result 2019?

As we discussed earlier, CAT Result will be released on the 2nd week of January 2019. Once, it will be released by the authorities, examinees can check their scorecard in two ways - by visiting the CAT official website and through an SMS which will be sent by the officials. IIMs will not send any hard copy of the candidate's scorecard, instead, candidates are allowed to download their CAT Result cum scorecard via the internet. After that, candidates will be selected for further rounds based on their score by the IIMs and other participating institutes. Read below to check more details of CAT Results, important dates, and steps for downloading CAT scorecard. The following steps explain the procedure for checking your CAT Result on the official website of CAT. 

  • Visit the official website of CAT.
  • Login by using your CAT username and password
  • Later, click on the tab ‘Scorecard’
  • Download your CAT scorecard and take a printout of the same for further use.

What are the details one can get from CAT Scorecard?

Would you like to know the information mentioned in the CAT Result 2019 cum scorecard? If yes, here it is. There will be some information given in the CAT scorecard so the candidates can get a clear view of their result. The information mentioned in the CAT Scorecard is given below,

  • CAT Registration Number or User Id
  • Name and full address
  • Email id
  • Category and Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • PwD Status and Date and time of CAT Exam
  • Section-wise scores and percentage
  • Overall scaled score
  • Overall percentile
  • Uploaded photo of the candidate

How CAT Result 2019 is calculated?

CAT is a computer-based exam which is conducted to filter the eligible candidates for MBA admissions into top management colleges. CAT 2019 will be conducted by the IIM Calcutta. After that, it will be releasing CAT Result at their official website. Here is how CAT 2019 Result computed, 

  • The CAT result is calculated as per the CAT marking scheme
  • Each question carries 3 marks and there is a negative marking of 1 for each wrong answer.
  • Though, negative marking scheme is not applicable for TITA questions or non-MCQs.

Know about the Previous Year CAT Percentile

The CAT result will be declared in the form of percentile by the IIMs. Candidates will be shortlisted for further selection process on the basis of CAT percentile. The CAT percentile will be computed on the basis of the CAT normalisation process by the IIMs. Do you want to know the previous year’s CAT percentile? Let’s read below to know how the previous year CAT Percentile was calculated.
 

Total Marks (300)

Correct Questions

Percentage

Percentile

192

64

64

100

183

61

61

99.5

171

57

57

99

168

56

56

98

162

54

54

97

153

51

51

95.5

147

49

49

95

144

48

48

94

138

46

46

93

132

44

44

92

123

41

41

91

117

39

39

90

111

37

37

89

99

33

33

85

Expected Percentile of CAT 2019

Above, you’ve seen the previous year CAT Percentile along with total marks, the number of correct questions, and overall percentage. Majority of B-schools declare the cutoff after the CAT result is declared. While few major top B-schools declare their admission criteria including cutoff prior to the CAT result. Based on the cutoff, the candidates will be qualified for further rounds. Remember that CAT cutoff varies from one institute to another. The following section tabulates the expected percentile of CAT 2019. This tabular column explains the category-wise overall percentile rank with sectional cutoffs. Let’s check it before the CAT Result 2019,
 

Category

Verbal Ability

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

Overall Percentile Rank

GEN

80

80

80

90

NC-OBC

75

75

75

85

SC

70

70

70

80

ST

60

60

60

70

DA/PwD

10

70

70

80

What are the documents required for IIMs shortlist process?

IIMs verify the eligibility of the candidates at various stages of the selection process. It verifies the eligibility criteria based on a few parameters. Hence, candidates are asked to keep a few documents such as mark sheets and applicable certificates ready with them. The documents to be showed and submitted at the time of the interview are as follows,
 
Educational certificates - IIMs will verify the candidate’s mark sheets and degree certificates at the time of interview to know whether the candidate meets the eligibility criteria or not.
 
Reservation and category based documents - Candidates who belong to SC/ST/OBC-NC/PWD will have to show their original tribe/caste/disability certificate and submit a photocopy of the same at the time of interview.
 
Final year graduation documents - Aspirants who are pursuing the final year or appearing for the equivalent exam should submit a certificate from the concerned authority certifying that they have scored 50% marks or 45% (reserved category) based on their latest marks.

These are the documents that one should carry along with them at the time of interview.


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