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CAT Cutoff 2020 - The CAT 2019 cutoff depends on the difficulty level of the exam and other factors. IIMs and other experts has released the expected CAT cutoff 2019 after the exam got over. The cutoff of CAT 2019 refers to the minimum percentile a test taker must obtain in order to qualify for the next round of selection process. Almost all the 20 IIMs including IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Lucknow and IIM Calcutta has released the CAT cutoff for the academic year 2020-22. CAT was will be conducted in two slots, forenoon and afternoon on November 24. The result has been declared on January 4, 2020.Latest: Check CAT 2019 result by using your login credentials such as User ID and Password.CAT cutoff 2019 will depend on various factors such as the total number of test-takers, the difficulty level of the exam, the total number of seats, etc. Candidates appearing for CAT 2019 exam must qualify the sectional as well as the overall cutoff in order to get shortlisted for the next rounds of the CAT 2019 selection process – WAT-GD/PI. CAT is conducted every year by IIMs on a rotational basis for admission MBA/PGDM course offered by IIMs and 100 other top B-schools in the country. This article brings to you the estimated CAT cutoff 2019 of the 20 IIMs and the other top B-schools.
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Important Dates related to CAT 2019 Cut off
CAT 2019 exam
November 24, 2019, Sunday
CAT 2019 Answer Key
First week of December 2019
CAT 2019 Result (Declared)
January 4, 2020
Declaration of Shortlisted candidates
Final selection rounds at CAT participating B-schools
The cutoff percentile/marks of CAT 2019 depend on various factors. Some of the factors determining CAT 2019 cutoff are mentioned below:
Know Your Calling Chances from IIMs & other Top MBA Colleges, Eligibility & Cut-offs
Difficulty level of exam
Number of test-takers
Number of candidates qualifying for the next rounds
Number of seats
Institute repute or ranking
Usually, the CAT cutoff for old IIMs and top B-schools such as FMS (University of Delhi), MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai, etc. goes over 99 percentile. New IIMs including IIM Sambalpur, IIM Ranchi, etc. and other top B-schools have cutoff 90 percentile and above. On the other hand, the cutoff for B-schools belonging to tier two to four range from 80 to 50 percentile.
CAT Result 2019
IIM Kozhikode has declared the CAT result 2019 in online mode on January 4. Those candidates who have appeared for CAT 2019 on November 24 can check their result by entering their credentials such as registered ID and password. The result of CAT 2019 will include the score and percentile. Candidates will also get to know the section wise marks as well as overall score.
IIM Rohtak CAT Cutoff 2019
All the Cutoff for CAT 2019 will be released by the IIMs after the declaration of result. However, on the basis of previous year cutoff, candidates can estimate the CAT 2019 cutoff.IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Calcutta, and IIM Lucknow released the CAT 2019 cutoff category-wise and the rest of the IIMs were expected to release the same. There was no change in the cutoff.
Previous Year CAT Cutoff
Let’s have a look at the CAT cutoff for various B-schools and IIMs.
IIM Ahmedabad CAT Cutoff 2019
DI & LR
PWD (General, NC-OBC-cum-transgender, SC)
IIM Calcutta CAT Cutoff 2019
IIM Lucknow CAT Cutoff 2019
IIM Udaipur CAT Cutoff 2019
Differently Abled Person
IIM Visakhapatnam CAT Cutoff 2019
IIM Indore CAT Cutoff 2019
NC-OBC cum transgender
IIM Bangalore CAT cutoff 2019
IIM Kozhikode CAT Cutoff 2019
CAT Sectional Percentile
Class 10th Percentile
Class 12th Percentile
Overall Percentile for CAT
IIM Ranchi CAT Cutoff 2019
IIM Nagpur CAT Cutoff 2019
IIM Raipur CAT Cutoff 2019
Differently Abled Person (DAP)
IIM Sirmaur CAT Cutoff 2019
IIM Trichy CAT Cutoff 2019
IIM Kashipur CAT Cutoff 2019
IIM Bodh Gaya CAT Cutoff 2019
CAT 2019 Cutoff for IIM Shillong
CAT 2019 Cutoff for IIM Jammu
IIM Sambalpur CAT Cutoff 2019
CAT Cutoff for IIM Amritsar
Now let us take a look at the expected CAT cutoff of non-IIM CAT participating institutes.
CAT Cutoff for Various Colleges
CAT Cutoff (expected)
Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi (FMS, DU)
DMS, IIT Delhi
SJMSOM, IIT Bombay
Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras
Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon
SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) Mumbai
Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB)
Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai
T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) Manipal
Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Chennai
As the CAT cutoff depends largely on the difficulty level of the exam, it’s important to know that the exam last year was moderately tough on the difficulty scale.
As the CAT 2019 result has been declared on January 4, 2020, the participating institutes will shortlist candidates based on their cutoffs and other CAT eligibility criteria. Shortlisted candidates will appear for the selection procedure which includes Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. More than 4000 seats are offered by 20 IIMs through CAT exam.
IIMs and other non-IIM B-Schools accepting CAT score for admissions release their category-wise cut-offs for admissions.
Yes, candidates are supposed to clear each section separately as the IIMs and other participating B-Schools shortlist based on overall Cut-Off as well as sectional Cut-Off.
That is subjective to several factors like several candidates appearing for CAT 2019, the difficulty level of the exam, etc.
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As per the details provided, you have decent academic record and its really good that you have 2 years of work experience. It'll give you an edge in selection process. Also, if you belong to general category, then to get a call from IIM A,B,C you should focus on getting a minimum of 98 percentile in cat.
All the best
Prepare for the syllabus according to the weight age of each section. Give mock tests and improve upon your timing skills. if you join a coaching class it would be good as you will get a clearer idea.
CAT is commencing on 25th November in 2020. So it does not need to get postponed/cancel due to corona virus. The situation should get better till November. So, we can't argue why CAT is conducting.
Please elaborate your query and provide more details so that we can help you better!!
Hello Abhishek !
Yes ,you can apply at JK Lakhmipat University if you have not given CAT , because as per their eligibility criteria for getting admission their the candidates must have appeared in
or any other national level entrance test.
In case the candidate has not appeared for any of the mentioned tests, they will have to appear in the JKLU Management Entrance Test (MET) to qualify for the programme.
So, you can apply there by appearing in their Entrance test.
Hope it helps !
Hello aspirant, hope you are doing well!
CAT ( Common admission test) is a very reputed entrance exam conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) for admissions into various colleges for MBA. The duration of the exam is 3 hours for all the categories and 4 hours for the PwD category. The sectional duration for each section is 60 minutes each whereas it is 80 minutes for the candidates of the PwD category.
The total number of questions asked in the entrance exam are 100. It is a computer based examination.
Candidates lose 1 mark for each incorrect answer and gain 3 marks for every correct answer. No marks are deducted for the questions which the candidate didn't attempt.
The examination consists of 3 sections namely - Quantitative ability , Data interpretation & logical reasoning and Verbal ability and reading comprehension. These sections consists of 34,32 and 34 questions each respectively.
The candidates are not allowed to switch between the sections. He/she can move to the next section only after attempting the previous section which he/she was completing. Though, the candidates are allowed to switch between questions within the same section.
These were some of the main points to be kept in mind for the CAT exam.
Further you can go through this link to know everything about CAT exam.
Hope it helps! All the very best for your future endeavours!
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