CAT 2016 Result - 20 candidates secure 100 percentile, says Convenor Prof. Bandi
Sreetama Datta, 09 Jan 2017, #CAT
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As many as 20 candidates have secured 100 percentile in CAT 2016 with all coming from an engineering background. After the CAT 2016 Results were announced, Prof. Rajendra K Bandi, CAT 2016 Convenor shared that all candidates securing 100 percentile are male and engineers. “However, in the sectionals, many non-engineers and female candidates have scored 100 percentile,” he informed.

 

Yash Choudhary from Pune and Avidipto Chakraborty from Kolkata are two of the CAT 2016 100 percentilers. Yash is a final year B.Tech student of College of Engineering, Pune. Avidipto is a student of BITS Pilani Goa campus.

 

The result of CAT 2016 has been released on January 9, 2017, afternoon by IIM Bangalore, CAT 2016 conducting authority. Out of 2,32,434 registered candidates, 1.95 lakh took the test on December 4, 2016, in forenoon and afternoon slots.

 

56,000 candidates secure zero or negative marks in DI & LR

 

As per the analysis of CAT 2016 result, the number of candidates who got overall less than zero marks in CAT 2016 is more than 14,000, which is about seven per cent of the total test takers. Over 56,000 candidates out of total 1.95 lakh test takers scored zero or negative marks in Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (LR) section. Also, more than 37,000 candidates failed to secure any positive score in Quantitative Aptitude Section.

 

What after CAT 2016 Result?

 

IIMs will start announcing the shortlist of candidates from the third week of January, 2017.  The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the Writing Admission Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds conducted at IIMs and other CAT participating institutes. The selection rounds are likely to be conducted from February to March, 2017. The academic session for MBA/PGDM batch of 2017-19 will commence from July 2017.

 

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