CAT 2019 Result

CAT 2019 Result – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) releases the CAT Result 2019 in the first week of January 2020. The scorecard for CAT issues online at the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Candidates can download the CAT 2019 Result using user id and password. It publishes in the PDF format having the sectional and overall percentile. On the basis of the CAT 2019 Result, candidates can take admission to IIMs, IITs, DU, and other top b-schools. After the announcement of the result, you may have to appear for Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GDPI) rounds. Get more details about CAT Result 2019 in the article below.


CAT 2019 Result

Last year, 11 students scored a perfect 100 percentile. All of them were male with an Engineering/ Technology background. Also, there were 21 candidates who scored 99.99 percentile. A total of 73326 females, 136075 males, and 4 transgenders appeared for the exam.

CAT 2019 Result Date – Candidates can check the tentative Result schedule of CAT 2019 in the table below.

Events Dates
Exam Date 24 Nov 2019 (Expected)
Declaration Of Result 1st week of Jan 2020

Download: The CAT 2019 Result releases at iimcat.ac.in.

Understand CAT 2019 Result

There are various terms that are related to CAT Result. So, clear the confusion by understanding the same.

Raw Score

It is an actual score of a candidate that is calculated according to the exam pattern. which means +3 for correct answers and -1 for incorrect answers. The maximum marks of the paper are 300.

CAT 2019 Raw Score and Percentile Calculation

What is the Normalized or Scaled Score in CAT 2019?

As the CAT 2019 Exam conducts in multiple phases, there are chances that the difficulty level across the slots may vary. So, the exam conducting body scales the candidates’ score to maintain parity and fairness. In this process, student marks may increase or decrease. Normalization takes place in two phases ie section-wise and overall.

There is no one parameter to decide if the one slot is difficult than other. So, it is decided by the average scores. Example: Let’s say, in the first slot the average score of all students is 150 whereas in second it is 170. So, it is assumed that slot 2 was easy in comparison. Thus, the score of each student in the first slot shall be multiplied by 1.13 (170/150).

How is CAT Percentile calculated?

Percentile in the simple sense refers to the percentage of students who have scored marks less than you. So it is the reliable measure without considering the marks as the sole indicator of candidates’ performance.

CAT Cut Off 2019

Various IIMs and Non-IIMs release their minimum qualifying marks. Most importantly, the meaning of cut-off may change from institute to institute. IIMs generally release minimum cut-off on the website. Which means only students in that bracket are eligible to shortlist in the second. In the pool of these candidates, they are shortlisted on the basis of factors like academics, experience etc. Only after that, you receive the call for GDPI, WAT.

For some college, the cut-off means that all the candidates in that range are eligible to appear for the next round. After this round, there academic performances and other factors are considered before granting the final admission. Importantly, there is no specific cut-off to clear the exam, it is just the cut-off for admission to each school.

CAT Result Statistics

Candidates can look at the statistics of CAT exams in terms of candidates appeared in the exam, the number of students getting 100 percentile. Being the most prestigious exam, there are more than 2 lakh candidates apply for it.

Number of 100 Percentilers in CAT Exam 2013 to 2018

Year Candidates Registered Candidates Appeared Number of 100 Percentilers
2018 240338 209405 11
2017 231000 199632 20
2016 232434 195000 20
2015 218664 179602 17
2014 196988 167829 16
2013 194516 173714 8

CAT 2019 Selection Process

Appearing for CAT 2019 is only the first step to get admission in b-schools. Overall, it is a three to four stage admission process. Candidates performing remarkably in each round can secure admission in a top management school.

  1. CAT 2019 Result – Once the scorecard is out, check your percentile and apply for the colleges as per the cut-off.
  2. Call for the Interview – Candidates clearing the cutoff gets the call from the institutes to attend the GDPI round.
  3. GDPI – This round usually takes place in each institute. Whereas in some institutes Written Ability Test (WAT) also takes place.
  4. Final Selection – Candidates clearing all the rounds gets the final offer letter to join the batch of 2020-21.

IIM Selection List/ Process

IIMs only consider CAT 2019 Result for the admission two-year postgraduate programme. Thus, it takes place in two phases ie shortlisting and admission. In the first step, IIMs issues the name of candidates on their official website. Candidates have to login via CAT Registration Number and Email-ID to check the status. If shortlisted, you have to complete the admission process which generally includes GDPI, Analytical Writing Test (AWT) etc.

IIM CAP 2019

New IIMs conduct admission via the Centralized Admission Process (CAP). In this round, the normal admission process takes place and then scores are sent to the participating colleges. Thereafter, IIMs selects the students on the basis of these scores. Participating IIMs are Bodh Gaya, Jammu, Kashipur, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Sirmaur, Trichy, and Udaipur.

General Shortlisting Criteria of IIMs

  • Academic Scores
  • CAT Performance
  • Work Experience
  • Achievements
  • Gender and Academic Diversity

CAT 2019 Toppers

Shing stars never stop to amaze by getting perfect 100 percentile. These students are an inspiration for future exam takers and motivate them to reach their goals. This year also, many candidates will score high. Till then, we can read about CAT previous year toppers.

Fee Structure of IIMs

Following is the fee structure for IIM as per previous year’s data. It may or not change this year. But if in case there’s a change, we’ll update you right away regarding the same.

IIM Fee INR (Lakh)
Ahmedabad 23
Amritsar 10.5
Bangalore 21
Bodh Gaya 11
Calcutta 21
Indore 16
Jammu 10.5
Kashipur 12.5
Kozhikode 17.5
Lucknow 14.16
Nagpur 11
Raipur 12
Ranchi 14
Rohtak 12.3
Sambalpur 10
Sirmaur 9
Shillong 12.68
Trichy 14
Udaipur 12.6
Visakhapatnam 10.5

How to Download CAT 2019 Result?

The CAT 2019 result issues only online at the official website for IIM CAT. Candidates should note that IIM CAT does not send any Hard Copy of the Result/Grade Card to any test taker. The simple steps to download the result are as follows.

  • In the first step, access the login at the official website, iimcat.ac.in.
  • Therein, enter the user id and password.
  • Next, click on the “Result” tab and hit on “Click Here to download Scorecard for CAT 2019”.
  • Finally, download the soft copy and keep it for the future process.

CAT 2019 Scorecard

Candidates who are aspiring for admission to the academic year 2020-21 must have the valid CAT 2019 Scorecard. Getting a good percentile can secure your dream to study in the top management colleges of India. The window to download the scorecard remains open for 1 year.

Key Information to check on CAT Scorecard 2019

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Contact Details
  • Test and Uploaded Photograph
  • CAT Registration Number
  • PWD Status
  • Gender, Category
  • Date of Birth
  • Time and Slot of Exam
  • Sectional Scores
  • Sectional Percentile

CAT 2019 Scorecard/ ResultAbout Common Admission Test

The Indian Institute of Management better known as IIM which is the whole sole conducting body. It organizes the country’s prestigious examination known as CAT aka Common Admission Test. Candidates can appear for this exam who wish to take admission in the Management courses run at IIMs, DU, IITs, and other government and private institutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is a good score in CAT 2019?

A. Well, there is no one answer to it. It may vary as per the college a candidate is targeting. Still, to give you a number you must target a minimum of atleast 140-150 marks.

Q. What is the highest score in CAT 2019?

A. Right now, I can give you last year statistics. Topper Rounal Majumdar scored 251.38 marks.

Q. what is an overall scaled score in CAT?

A. It is the normalized score from your actual overall raw score.

Q. Can I check the CAT 2019 Result in Sourcecode?.

A. Last Year, candidates could able to check their result before the actual announcement of the result. This may or may not work this year also. Still, the method to check it is as follows.

  • Access the website and login.
  • Next, right-click anywhere on the screen and select “view source code”.
  • Ctrl + F and write “scorecard”.
  • Next, look for CDATA Brackets above and below the search. There you will find the percentile.

So, this is all about IIM CAT 2019 Results! For all the latest updates like the exact date of result declaration, etc. stay tuned with us and check out this space regularly!

For any sorts of questions arising in your mind related to IIM CAT 2019 result, feel free to ask us in the comments! All the best to all…!!
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