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CAT 2017 Result Declared, 20 Candidates Score 100 Percentile

IIM Lucknow, the conducting body of CAT 2017 has released the scorecard today morning, i.e. January 08, 2018 for candidates who appeared in Common Admission Test conducted on November 26, 2018. Examinees can check their scores at the official website of the conducting body by entering their login details.


CAT 2017 Result Declared, 20 Candidates Score 100 Percentile

The name and roll number of aspirants who crack CAT will be made available on the website of the respective IIMs following which interview letters shall be issued to the shortlisted candidates directly by IIMs. The criteria for shortlisting vary for each IIM and other B-schools.

20 candidates, like last year, score 100 percentiles in CAT 2017. But, this year the toppers include two female candidates and three non-engineers rather than 20 male engineer candidates being the top scorers the previous year.

CAT result this year has been declared for a total of 1,99,632 examinees in more than 140 test cities. The number of test takers this year was the largest in last 3 years. IIMs, the most coveted B-schools of India will now declare their pick of students based on their CAT score, writing skills, group discussions and personal interviews. Every CAT college will release its separate category-wise cut off and it is important to clear CAT sectional & overall cut off to participate in WAT-GD/PI rounds.



More than 100 other Non-IIM institutions also use CAT score for admission to their management programs. Some such Non-IIM institutes include MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai, JBIMS Mumbai, FMS Delhi etc. Candidates must note that CAT scores are valid for one year and can be downloaded from the website within a period of one year. 

Here’s How to Check Your CAT Score

All aspirants for CAT 2017 can check their score at the official website, i.e. www.iimcat.ac.in. Follow the steps mentioned below to check your score.

·         Visit the official website, i.e. www.iimcat.ac.in
·         Click on the link for ‘CAT 2017 Scorecard’
·         Enter your login id and password. 
·         Click on Submit.
·         View and download your scorecard

Expected Date of Shortlist by IIMs

Older IIMs are expected to opt for early announcement of shortlists and independent GD/PI/WAT round to finalise admission process for 2018-20 batch. However, out of 13 new IIMs, 9 will follow a Common Admission Process (CAP) in the month of February 2018 going to be coordinated by IIM Rohtak.

The most important component in the admission process is the performance in CAT. Additionally, IIMs use other factors like the previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in shortlisting and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process.

See, What the Toppers Share for CAT 2018 Aspirants

Sai Praneeth Reddy, hailing from Andhra Pradesh scores 100 percentile in CAT 2017. Being one of the top scorers, he suggests candidates.

"Learning from mistakes is the main thing that will help anyone get better in life. Don't miss AIMCATs. For English, start reading novels and articles, it helps a lot. For quantitative ability section, be strong with basics.”

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