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How much CAT score do you need to get 99 percentile in the most coveted MBA entrance exam? What could be your percentile range basis your expected CAT scores? Which B-schools may call you for GD-PI and WAT round post your CAT results? Careers360 CAT Result Predictor brings you your expected percentile range depending on your CAT performance.
What is your percentile?
Careers360 CAT percentile Predictor reveals that a score of 150+ is expected to put you among CAT toppers in the range of 99-100 percentilers. This may also bring you a call from top IIMs and other top B-schools in India.
Careers360 prediction of CAT percentile range is based on the expected CAT scores of 22,624 CAT-takers, who used the Careers360 result predictor tool to predict their percentile as on December 15, 2015. Last year’s CAT percentile range has also been taken into consideration to rationalize the findings.
According to this prediction, those candidates scoring126-150, are expected to get a percentile of 95-99. The candidates in this range are expected to get a call from most of the new IIMs and many prestigious B-schools. Further, candidates scoring in the range of 111-125, can expect a percentile of 90+, thus making them eligible for next round of admission process at many top B-schools in India.
The table brings you Careers360 percentile prediction based on your expected scores:
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning(Score)
Verbal Ability And Reading Comprehension (Score)
Scoring pattern reflects easy VA-RC; Tough DI-LR
The scoring pattern of the CAT 2015 takers also suggests that Verbal Ability was the easiest section. Most of the candidates scored highest in this section. The toughest of the three sections was Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.
The scoring pattern also reflect that majority of the candidates expect almost a double score in DI-LR section than that of their VA-RC score.
As per the expected scores of the users of CAT result predictor, Quantitative Ability was of moderate difficulty level where majority of the candidates expect good scoring.
CAT 2015: 79 % of 22,600 CAT-takers using result predictor say CAT difficulty level was ‘moderate’
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As a general Category the chances are very less to get a call from IIMs. The other colleges you can apply in colleges-
DMS, IISc Bangalore
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
Goa Institute of Management
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi
But CAT marks are not the only parameter involved in the selection procedure. After CAT exam every college in which you apply prepares a merit list to call students for next round of interview based on your aggregate score which comprises of many parameters such as CAT marks, 10th, 12th and graduation percentage, work experience etc. whose weight age varies for all different colleges. After the round of interview again a merit list is prepared which includes marks of your interview, GD and WSAT which along with CAT marks generally have the highest weightage.
You can also use CAT Pathfinder tool given below to know your other admission possibilities.
The official cutoff of JEE Mains will be released long with the final results after the April Mains. The NTA will announce category wise cutoffs then. But you can still check your estimated rank using the formula (100-your total percentile)*869010/100. So with this percentile, you estimated All India rank is around 1,21,000. Now, if the number of candidates giving the exam in April increase, you rank will go higher up.
Well, yes with that percentile, you might be able to get some GFTIs like (Mentioning refering to Other State quota) -
You can refer to the following link -
Also, to predict your college, you can use this college predictor-
All the best!
Preparing for CAT is a step towards fulfilling your dream of an MBA, so how you choose to prepare becomes the deciding factor of your exam. It is not an easy exam because of being one of the most competitive exams in the country. So here are some basic steps to prepare and ace it!
Know the exam pattern and syllabus in detail : The duration of the exam is 3 hours and you will roughly have an hour to complete each section. This will be a computer-based test with a total number of 100. Each correct answer will secure 3 marks and there will a negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer. There are three sections: Quantitative Ability (QA), Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC) and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR). Out of this DILR will have 32 questions and the other two sections, i.e., QA and VARC will have 34 questions. There will be 7-10 non MCQ type questions in each section.
The syllabus is-
DILR- Bar Graphs, Caselets, Column Graphs, Tables, Blood Relations, Calendars, Cubes, Clocks, Number and Letter Series, Binary Logic, Seating Arrangement, Line Charts, Venn Diagrams, Pie Chart, Combination of two or more types linked to each other, Syllogism etc.
QA- Trigonometry, Arithmetic, Higher Maths, Mensuration, Algebra, Geometry, etc.
VARC- English Usage or Grammar, Jumbled Paragraph, Close Passage, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Synonyms Antonyms, Verbal Reasoning, Facts-Inferences-Judgements etc.
Choose your study material wisely : To prepare for CAT, here are some books you can consider.
Other than this, solve question papers . Find one of the question banks here:
This will help you analyse your progress so far and what are your strengths and weaknesses and aid your course of preparation.
Be sincere, confident and dedicate your time religiously to the discourse of preparation. Be with people who motivate you to move forward in this discourse and use the internet for guidance from time to time.
Hope this helps. All the best!
Many institution give the format of the document required in their information brochure or at the official site. So visit the official site of CAT exam. There in the certificate section you will find the format of all the certificate required.
From there download the EWS certificate. And after proper attestation submit it.
Hope it helps.
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