January 01
All India

CAT  Exam 2022:

IIMs are considered India’s premier national institutes providing quality management education and research. IIMs primarily offer post graduate, doctoral and executive education programmes. The flagship programme of IIMs is the two-year post-graduate programme. These two year programmes are residential in nature. The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is a fulltime doctoral level programme in management and is equivalent to a Ph.D. programme. The Executive Post Graduate programmes are targeted at working professionals.

Admission to the two year post graduate programmes in IIMs is based on merit and involves a rigorous selection process comprising of a Personal Interview, Written Ability Test/Group Discussions, and scores in the Common Admission Test which is commonly known as CAT. CAT is a management aptitude test conducted by the IIMs primarily to evaluate and shortlist candidates for the post graduate programme. It is a computer-based exam and a candidate has to follow the due process of registering in order to appear for this exam conducted once a year.

As per Government of India norms, IIMs reserve 15% seats for SC candidates, 7.5% seats for ST candidates, 27% seats for NC-OBC candidates and up to 10% seats for EWS candidates. 5% seats are also reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities. IIMs also provide scholarships to deserving students who need financial support.

The Indian Institutes of Management are leading institutions providing management education in India with the older IIMs having been established more than 50 years ago. Today, there are 20 IIMs established in different parts of India.

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad will declare the CAT 2022 result tentatively on 1st week of January 2023 in an online mode. Candidates can check CAT results on the official IIM CAT website

Candidates will be required to use their CAT 2022 login credentials such as user ID and password in order to check IIM CAT 2022 results.

Post declaration of CAT result, IIM’s will release the CAT cutoffs individually. After the declaration of CAT result, IIM shortlisting will begin, based on individual CAT cut offs.

Read this article to know the CAT result 2021 release date, how to download result, direct link, cut off, How is CAT Percentile Calculated and other details.

CAT Percentile Calculation 2021

To calculate the CAT percentile 2021, the scaled scores are used. The process of calculating percentiles for the CAT 2021 result remains the same for all sections. The more percentile the greater will be the chances of selection. The given below process will be used to calculate CAT 2021 percentile.

Step 1: Take the total number of candidates who appeared for CAT in the morning, afternoon, and evening shifts.

Total no. of candidates = N

Step 2: Assign rank = R, on the basis of the scaled scores obtained by candidates in VARC (can take any of the three) sections of all candidates who will appear for CAT 2022. If two or more candidates will obtain identical scaled scores in the VARC section, identical ranks will be assigned to them.

For example, if two candidates obtain the highest scaled score in the VARC section, then both candidates will be assigned rank 1. Candidate(s) obtaining the second-highest scaled score in the VARC section will be assigned a rank of 3.

Step 3: Now calculate the percentile score (P) of a candidate with rank (r) in the VARC section as shown below:

P= (N-r)/ N ) *100

Step 4: Now round off the calculated percentile score (P). This can be done up to two decimal points. For example, all CAT percentile scores greater than or equal to 99.995 are rounded off to 100, all percentile scores greater than or equal to 99.985 but strictly less than 99.995 are rounded off to 99.99, and so on.

What is the CAT Normalization process?

As the CAT exam is conducted in different slots, a normalization process is used wherein the marks of every candidate are scaled in order to bring equity in the marking process. The normalization process of CAT is an established practice followed over the years to assess the performance of a candidate across multiple sessions.

What are the parameters taken into consideration for CAT normalization?

  • Highest score

  • Lowest score

  • Mean score

  • Median score

  • Top 10 percentiles

  • Lowest 10 percentiles

CAT 2022 Exam Result: Important Instructions

  • Candidates who have successfully taken the CAT exam 2022 will be entitled to receive the CAT scorecard.
  • CAT result 2021 will be available online; candidates can take a printout for future reference. However, no hard copy of the CAT 2022 exam result will be sent to the candidates.
  • IIMs as well as Non-IIM institutions are free to use the CAT exam 2021 result based on their respective selection process.
  • CAT exam result 2022 will be valid till December 31, 2023.

You can choose B-School as per the list provided to you during filling of CAT Entrance Application Form.

Important Dates

AUG 3, 2022, Wednesday
CAT 2022 Registration Starts at 10:00 AM (IST)

SEP 14, 2022, Wednesday

CAT 2022 Registration Ends at 5:00 PM (IST)

OCT 27, 2022, Thursday

CAT 2022 Admit Card Download Begins at 05:00 PM (IST)

NOV 27, 2022, Sunday

CAT 2022 Test Day

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