CAT 2017 Cutoff by Career Launcher - After CAT 2017 is conducted on November 26, 2017, experts from Career Launcher have released the expected CAT cutoff 2017. According to Career Launcher CAT cutoff prediction last year, it was expected that a score of 155 to 160 will be enough to secure 99 percentile or above and get a call from IIMs and other top B-schools accepting CAT scores. This year, expected CAT 2017 cutoff by Career Launcher is similar to last year.
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CAT 2017 Expected Cutoff by Career Launcher
The expected CAT cutoff 2017 by Career Launcher is based on factors like,
Difficulty level of the test
Number of questions
Number of test takers, etc.
The experts from Career Launcher brings to you the number of accurate attempts to get 99 percentile.
CAT 2017 Expected Cutoff - Slot 1
35-37 (raw score)
CAT 2017 Expected Cutoff - Slot 2
36-38 (raw score)
The difficulty level of CAT 2017 was moderate. The types of questions and the difficulty level are similar for both slots. The exam pattern of CAT suggests that it is a computer-based test of three hours duration carrying 100 questions from Verbal and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability. The following table brings to you the structure of CAT 2017.
The Quantitative Ability section was the easiest, the CAT 2017 cutoff for this section will be higher than last year and vice versa for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, which was the toughest section. VARC section was of moderate difficulty level.
CAT 2017 Exam Pattern
Number of Questions
Duration in minutes
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
Each question carries three marks and for each wrong answer, there is negative marking of one-third marks except for TITA questions. The CAT 2017 result will be declared on January 2018 second week followed by CAT selection procedure at participating institutes of CAT. More than 2 lakh candidates would compete for around 4500 IIM seats.