CAT 2019 Cutoff by Bulls Eye
Naureen Gurung, 13 Nov 2019, #CAT
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CAT 2019 Cutoff by Bulls Eye - One of the most renowned MBA coaching institutes, Bull’s Eye will release the expected CAT 2019 cutoff after the computer-based exam is conducted. The CAT 2019 cutoff by Bull’s Eye will help the examinees analyze how they have fared and shortlist the B-Schools where they can get admission. With over 2 lakh test-takers last year, CAT is undoubtedly one of the most popular MBA entrance exams. Since the CAT 2019 cutoff by Bull’s Eye has not been released yet, candidates can find the CAT 2018 cutoff estimated by Bull’s Eye in the article below. Some factors considered while determining the CAT 2019 cutoff are- number of test-takers, number of seats available, the difficulty level of the test, etc. Read on to find out all about CAT 2019 cutoff by Bull’s Eye. Registration for CAT 2019 has been closed. Correction window was available from September 28, 2019 to September 30, 2019 till 5:00 PM
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CAT 2019 Cutoff by Bull’s Eye - Determining Factors

As per the trends of CAT cutoff, the top-notch B-Schools are expected to set the cutoff of 95+ percentile and this range goes even higher for admission in one of the IIMs. However, Bull’s Eye considers certain factors while determining the probable CAT 2019 cutoff. Check the factors considered for CAT 2019 cutoff by Bull’s Eye given below:

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  • Total number of candidates appearing for the exam

  • The difficulty level of CAT 2019

  • Total number of seats

  • Previous years’ cutoffs (overall and sectional)

CAT Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates must fully understand the exam pattern of CAT 2019 to be able to grasp the experts’ exam analysis and predicted cutoff.

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CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Section

No. of MCQs

No. of Non-MCQs

Total no. of Questions

Total Marks

Time allotted to each section (minutes)

Quantitative Ability (QA)

27

7

34

102

60/ 80 (PwD)

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)

24

8

32

96

60/ 80 (PwD)

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)

24

10

34

102

60/ 80 (PwD)

Total

75

25

100

300

180/ 240 (PwD)


CAT Marking Scheme 2019

Type of Question

Correct Answer

Wrong Answer

MCQ (multiple choice questions)

3

-1

Since the CAT 2019 cutoff by Bull’s Eye will be available later, candidates can check the previous year’s prediction to get an idea for this year.

CAT 2019 Cutoff by Bull’s Eye- Forenoon session

Overall Attempt

VA & RC

Attempt

QA

Attempt

DI & LR Attempt

Probable Score

Expected Percentile

70+

28-32

18-21

20-22

160

99.5

65-70

27-30

16-18

18-20

150

99

55-65

24-28

14-15

14-17

127

97

45-55

21-25

11-12

13-15

117

95

37-45

19-23

9-10

10-12

102

90

29-37

16-20

7-9

7-9

82

80

Section-wise segregation (Slot 2)

Sec. No.

Section Name

Total No. of Ques.

No. of Non-MCQs (TITA Ques.)

No. of MCQs

I

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

34

7

27

II

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

32

7

25

III

Quantitative Ability

34

8

26

TOTAL

100

22

78

CAT 2019 Cutoff by Bull’s Eye - Afternoon Session

Overall Attempt

VA & RC Attempt

QA Attempt

DI & LR Attempt

Probable Score

Expected Percentile

66+

28-31

17-20

16-18

153

99.5

60-66

27-30

15-17

14-15

140

99

52-60

24-27

14-15

13-14

122

97

42-51

21-25

10-12

11-12

109

95

34-42

19-23

9-10

9-11

99

90

26-34

16-20

7-9

8-10

79

80

B-School Expected Cutoff

Approx. Percentile required for General

Institutes

99.5+

3-8 Call from IIM A,B,C,L,K,I,S, FMS

99+

1-2 Call from IIM A,B,C,L,K,I,S and all other IIMs, IIT B

98+

MDI-PGP, IIT-D, all IIMs except the oldest 7

96.5+

MDI- HR/IM, SPJIMR, NITIE, few new IIMs (Latest 6)

94.5+

IIT-KH, IIT-C, IIT-R, IIT-KN, IISc-B, MDI-M, XLRI-Global BM, IIMA (Abm), IIML (Abm)

90+

IMT-G/N, XIMB, MICA, IMI-D, IRMA, GIM, TAPMI, FSM, SIMSREE, UBS-CHD, SPJAIN-D/S, KJSIMSR, BIM, NIRMA,

87+

LBSIM, LIBA, WIMDR-M, IMI-K/B, GLIM, BIMTECH-PGDM/IB, MFC-DU, IFMR, MIB-DU, MHROD-DU, IMT-H, IBS-ICFAI

85+

IIFM, MISB, ISBM-P, WIMDR-B, MBE-DU, BIMTECH-Retail/Insurance

CAT 2019- Sectional Analysis

The sectional analysis of CAT 2019 is yet to be released by Bull’s Eye. However, last year, the overall difficulty level ranged from moderate to tough. Quantitative analysis was considered the most difficult while Verbal and Reading Comprehension provided some relief to the candidates.

About CAT 2019

CAT 2019 is a computer-based test conducted in two slots for MBA admissions in the reigning B-Schools of the country. The exam is conducted in two slots- forenoon and afternoon, for three hours each. The three sections of the exam are- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Aptitude (QA) of 60 minutes each. Candidates will be required to answer 100 MCQs in each section. According to the marking scheme, candidates will be awarded 3 marks for every correct response and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong response. It must be noted that the Non-MCQs and TITA (Type in the answer) questions will not have any negative marking.

CAT 2019 Result

CAT result 2019 will be announced in online mode in the second week of January 2020. Candidates will have to log in using their CAT user ID and password to obtain their result of CAT 2019 in the form of a scorecard. The CAT 2019 scorecard will include the candidate’s sectional and overall scaled scores and percentiles.

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Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 21st Nov, 2019

Aparna, CAT is an online examination of 3 hours duration.The questions in the exam will be of MCQ and TITA type totaling 100 questions. MCQ are multiple choice questions, for which candidates get multiple answer choices. Each Question has 3 marks and a wrong answer takes away 1 mark. However Type in the Answer questions are exempted from Negative Marking.

CAT exam paper can be Categorised into 3 parts:

Quantitative Ability

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

There is no predefined syllabus for CAT. But based on the previous question papers, there is a fair idea of how the questions paper might be or what topics might be included. And go through the previous papers to analyse and prepare a comprehensive plan and set priorities according to the importance of different topics across sections. Customise your own study plan based on your strengths and weaknesses. Gauge your preparation from time to time by taking mock tests. Solve questions to check your levels of preparation but not to set any targets. Remember, its ok to have cheat days and relax. But make sure you have a plan and stick to it for the next few months because even Rome wasnt built in a day

The Verbal Ability section and Reading Comprehension has 34 Questions, Data interpretation-Logical Reasoning section has 32 MCQ questions and Quantitative Ability has 34 MCQ questions totalling up to 100 questions. Each Question has 3 marks and a wrong answer takes away 1 mark.


NCERT books will sharpen your basics and you need strong basics for preparing for any entrance examination. Once your basics are in place, because the time period for preparation is quite less, your preparation should be extensive and thorough.

Quantitative Aptitude covers almost 30% of the CAT question paper. QA can be categorised into Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Advanced Mathematics. Practise chapter by chapter and develop mental calculations. Like practise more of basic summation, subtraction, fractions and tables. Numbers, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio, Proportionality, Time-Distance, Time-Work, Mixtures, Averages, Partnership, Permutation and Combinations, Probability, Set Theory, Progression and Series, Line, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Polygon, Circles, Ares, Volume, Height and Distance, Coordinate Geometry, Basic Trigonometry are few important topics.

Preparation tips:

Because this section involves mathematics and takes most of your time, your focus should be on solving the problems efficiently in the beginning. Even if it takes time, practise upto perfection. Practise as many questions as you can in the conventional way. As and when you get a grip on the subject, you can go for short cuts. Memorise tables, square roots, cube roots, conversion from percent to fraction, etc. Solve sample papers on Mathematics. In the beginning, do not worry about the time it takes. As you practise, you will get the hang of the subject and it will be easier for you.

In Verbal Ability session, command on your English, Grammar, Vocabulary, Understanding of the given paragraph are of more importance. Reading English NewsPaper will also help you in your preparation.

Preparation tips:

Read articles from time to time. Follow newspapers, magazines, and watch the news channels and browse the internet to keep yourself updated. You will need a lot of reading to help you in the comprehension section. You will need speed to help you in this section and you can achieve that only by thorough practise and reading. Take time to understand the question because most answers are interlinked.

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning needs to be practised as much as possible. Comparison of data, Data Analysis, taking clues, interpreting missing data, coming to conclusions and making future projections will be covered under this Category. The questions here are interlinked and so if you get one formula correct, cracking the next few questions will be easy. So it's important to memorise and practise formulae. You should cover topics like Data tables, Data Charts, Bar Diagrams, Pie Charts, Graphs, Data Comparison and Analysis.

Preparation tips:

As this is the most tricky section, this needs a lot of practise. Solve as many sample papers as possible to get the hang of the section. Make notes when required. Regular practise can help you understand and solve the questions easily as time goes on.

Overall,once you know the syllabus, it's easier from there on.Go through the previous papers to analyse and prepare a comprehensive plan and set priorities according to the importance of different topics across sections. Customise your own study plan based on your strengths and weaknesses. Gauge your preparation from time to time by taking mock tests. Solve questions to check your levels of preparation but not to set any targets. Remember, its ok to have cheat days and relax. But make sure you have a plan and stick to it for the next few months

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Shivam bhardwaj Student Expert 21st Nov, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

Hope you are doing well.

Exams for Studying in Canada . Students have to pass one or more additional tests before they can be considered by most universities for admission. These range from the standardised graduate and college admission tests such as GRE, GMAT and SAT to English Language tests, such as TOEFL and IELTS.

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Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 21st Nov, 2019
You haven't mentioned the Institution that you are interested in and your Category. Now IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Lucknow offer ABM course apart from other top B schools. You can check the complete list of colleges that offer this course at our page: https://bschool.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-agriculture-business-management-colleges-in-india

We shall give you the IIMs cut offs for a fair idea of how much you might have to score:

IIM Ahemdabad:

QA VARC DILR Overall

UR 70 70 70 80

NC-OBC/Trans 65 65 65 75

SC 60 60 60 70

ST 50 50 50 60

PWD 60 60 60 70

ST-PWD 50 50 50 60

Now this is sectional cut offs. The selection procedure is as follows:
10th Rating:

Percent score Rating Score

<= 55 1

> 55 and <= 60 2

> 60 and <= 70 3

> 70 and <= 80 5

> 80 and <= 90 8

> 90 10

The same rating score is used for 12th Science /Commerce Streams. For Arts/Humanities:

Percent score Rating Score

<= 45 1
> 45 and <= 50 2
> 50 and <= 60 3
> 60 and <= 70 5
> 70 and <= 85 8
> 85 10

From each Academic sectors top 5% from each stream and each Category will be short listed. It might look like:


Category Upper Limit

General 100

NC-OBC-cum-transgender 57

SC 32

ST 16

PwD 6

After shortlisting the Candidates, the selected Candidates will have to go through WAT and PI rounds. Selection at this stage will strictly be based on the shortlisting of the candidates done separately for each Category ) on the basis of their Final Composite Score. . The numbers selected in different reservation categories will be in proportions mandated by law.

Personal Interview Multiplication Factor (PIF) = 0.50

AWT Multiplication Factor (AWTF) = 0.10

CAT Score Multiplication Factor for Final Composite Score (CATF_FCS) = 0.25

Application Rating Multiplication Factor for Final Composite Score (ARF_FCS) = 0.15


After the AWT & PI round, admission offers are made by IIMA to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in CAT, performance in AWT & PI, academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements, work experience, etc.

IIM Lucknow:

QA VARC DILR Overall

UR 85 85 85 90

NC-OBC 77 77 77 82

SC 55 55 55 70

ST 50 50 50 65

PWD 50 50 50 65

For being shortlisted for Written Ability Test and Personal Interview, the following chart is followed on a composite score of 100:
Scaled CAT Score: 60
12th marks: 10
Graduation: 10
Work Experience: 10
Diversity Factor for Academics: 5
Diversity Factor for Gender: 5
Method of scoring can be found on the official website. Those candidates who are eligible after these 2 rounds are called for Written Ability and Personal Interview Test. The final score is calculated based on this scale:
Common Admission Test: 30
Academic Performance (12th + Graduation): 5+5
Diversity Factor (DF academics +DF gender): 5
Work Experience: 5
Writing Ability Test: 10
Personal Interview: 40
Final Score: 100

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i will clear my backlogs by february 2020,can i appear for cat,mat,icet 2020 exams

Niveditha 21st Nov, 2019

Hi...

Yes you can apply for the exam even if you have the backlog. Candidates who are appearing for the supplementary re-exams are also eligible to apply for CAT,MAT or ICET exams.

While applying foe CAT exam you have to select the "yes" option for the question " Are you in final year of Bachelor degree?". Since your graduation is not complete you have to take the certificate from your college principal or registrar of the university mentioning that you are appearing for the supplementary exam.

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sir, Im a student of Calcutta university in 3rd semester and my semester exam is going to be held in January so Im little bit confused that if I will start my preparations of CAT by february then will it okay to crack CAT in November??

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 21st Nov, 2019

Komal, the best part of CAT is you do not have either a PASS or a FAIL mark. The scores are released in the form of percentiles. Let's say you managed to get 85 percentile, it means that you fared well and scored better than 85 percentage of Candidates who have appeared for CAT. And there are almost more than 1000 participating Institutions which accept CAT score. So getting a good college with your CAT score is reasonably easy. Now the reality is IIMs are everyone's dream and if it is yours too, then you will have to manage to pull off a feat because IIMs and the Top B schools have their own selection criteria. IIMs shortlist candidates for the interview stage based on their own criteria, which may be independent of each other. The process may include Written Ability Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interviews. Performance in the CAT examination is an important component in the admission process. IIMs may additionally use other factors such as the previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience, gender and academic diversity and other similar inputs in shortlisting and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process. The processes, academic cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs. The process is more or less the same with top B-Schools. So if your dream is to get into any of the IIMs or top B schools, you should have a clear mind that you have only 9-10 months for preparation and you cannot wonder whether you can prepare or not. If you want to appear for CAT, you fill in the application form that "YOU CAN MAKE IT". You cannot afford any apprehensions and doubts on your hardwork. Now that we are clear that you can crack CAT, we need to figure how to do it.The tricky part in CAT, is there has never been an official release of syllabus. Based on the previous question papers, the syllabus has been assumed. So your job is quite cut out because you know what to expect.

CAT exam paper can be Categorised into 3 parts:

Quantitative Ability: Quantitative Aptitude covers almost 30% of the CAT question paper. QA can be categorised into Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Advanced Mathematics. Practise chapter by chapter and develop mental calculations. Like practise more of basic summation, subtraction, fractions and tables. Numbers, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio, Proportionality, Time-Distance, Time-Work, Mixtures, Averages, Partnership, Permutation and Combinations, Probability, Set Theory, Progression and Series, Line, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Polygon, Circles, Ares, Volume, Height and Distance, Coordinate Geometry, Basic Trigonometry are few important topics.

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension: In Verbal Ability session, command on your English, Grammar, Vocabulary, Understanding of the given paragraph are of more importance. Reading English NewsPaper will also help you in your preparation.

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning needs to be practised as much as possible. Comparison of data, Data Analysis, taking clues, interpreting missing data, coming to conclusions and making future projections will be covered under this Category. The questions here are interlinked and so if you get one formula correct, cracking the next few questions will be easy. So it's important to memorise and practise formulae. You should cover topics like Data tables, Data Charts, Bar Diagrams, Pie Charts, Graphs, Data Comparison and Analysis.

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