CAT 2019 Cutoff by IMS Learning - IMS Learning has released the CAT 2019 cutoff after conclusion of CAT entrance exam. The CAT cutoff 2019 by IMS Learning will mention the probable minimum marks required for candidates to qualify for MBA admissions in various reputed institutes. Experts at IMS Learning determine the CAT 2019 cutoff by going through various aspects like difficulty level of the paper, number of test-takers, previous years’ CAT cutoff, etc. By knowing the CAT 2019 cutoff by IMS Learning, candidates will be able to figure out where they stand in the race towards the best B-schools in the country. Along with an estimated cutoff, IMS Learning will also release a complete analysis of CAT so that candidates can compare the difficulty level, predict their score and/ or prepare accordingly for future attempts. To know more about CAT cutoff 2019 by IMS Learning, read the full article given below. Registration for CAT has been closed on September 25 at 5:00 PM. Correction window for photograph and signature was available from September 28, 2019 to September 30 2019 till 5:00 PM. CAT correction window has been closed now.
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Candidates can check the links below to know the expected cutoff predicted by various coaching institutes:

Factors affecting CAT 2019 Cutoff by IMS Learning

There are various determinants which are taken into account by the experts at IMS Learning while formulating the cutoff of CAT 2019. After knowing the expected CAT 2019 cutoff which will be released by IMS Learning, candidates will be able to analyse their admission options even before the result declaration. Check the influencers of CAT cutoff 2019 by IMS Learning:

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  • Number of test takers

  • Difficulty level of CAT 2019

  • Number of seats

To further understand the CAT 2019 cutoff and analysis which will be released by IMS Learning, it is essential for candidates to check the exam pattern and marking scheme. Check the CAT 2019 exam pattern and marking scheme provided below:

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CAT Exam Pattern 2019

CAT is conducted in the computer-based mode for a duration of 3 hours. Candidates are required to answer 100 questions- MCQs as well as non-MCQs/ TITA questions. As per the exam pattern of CAT 2019, Each of these carries 3 marks whereas every incorrect response deducts 1 marks (not applicable for TITA questions). Check the distribution of questions in CAT 2019 below:

CAT 2019- Section

No. of MCQs

No. of Non-MCQs

Questions from each section

Marks

Time limit(minutes)

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)

24

10

34

102

60/ 80 (PwD)

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)

24

8

32

96

60/ 80 (PwD)

Quantitative Ability (QA)

27

7

34

102

60/ 80 (PwD)

Total

75

25

100

300

180/ 240 (PwD)

CAT Marking Scheme 2019

Type of Question

Correct Response

Incorrect Response

MCQ (multiple choice questions)

3

-1

Since IMS Learning will declare the expected CAT 2019 cutoff after the computer-based test is conducted by IIM Kozhikode, candidates can check the CAT 2018 cutoff by IMS Learning to get a fair idea about the cutoff trends. Check below to know the CAT cutoff 2018 predicted by IMS Learning:


CAT Result 2019


As per official announcement by IIM Kozhikode, the CAT result 2019 will release in online mode on January 4. Those Applicants who have appeared for CAT 2019 on November 24 can check their result by using their login credentials such as registered ID and password. The CAT 2019 result will include the score and percentile. Candidates will also get to know the section wise marks as well as overall score.


CAT Expected Cutoff 2019

Percentile

VA-RC

DI-LR

QA

90

26-28

11-14

24-26

Candidates who could attempt the above-mentioned number of questions with 85% accuracy were expected to score 90%. The CAT 2018 cutoff predicted by IMS Learning for both the slots are as follows:

CAT 2019 Expected Cutoff by IMS Learning - Sectional and Overall

Percentiles

Slot 1- Forenoon

Slot 2- Afternoon

VA-RC

DI-LR

QA

Overall

VA-RC

DI-LR

QA

Overall

75

30

12

25

65

30

18

24

70

80

36

19

30

80

36

25

29

85

85

45

26

38

95

45

30

36

105

90

50

33

44

110

50

38

42

120

95

60

35

50

130

60

40

48

140

99

73

42

65

150

73

46

63

160

99.5

80

48

75

175

80

53

72

185

Needless to say, the top B-schools set their CAT cutoff as high as 90% to shortlist candidates with high competency. But for tier 2 and tier 3 B-schools, the CAT cutoff ranges from 70-80 and around 50-60 percentile respectively.

CAT 2018 - Section-wise Possible Attempts

Section

Number of Possible attempts

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

28-30

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

18-28

Quantitative Ability

19-21

CAT 2019 scores will be accepted by 20 IIMs and over 100 B-schools across India. The CAT result 2019 will be declared on January 4, 2020. Candidates will need their login credentials to obtain their result which will be available in online mode only. Based on the cutoff set by various participating institutes of CAT 2019, candidates will be shortlisted to participate in the CAT 2019 selection procedure which includes Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

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Note: 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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I have 76% in 10th, 88% in 12th and 80% in graduation. Addition to that i have a 2 years work experience. How MUCH percentile do i need to score in cat to get a call from IIM ABC ?

Harshita Sharan Srivastava Student Expert 30th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

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

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Hlo....mam or sir! Im Rajlaxmi frm Odisha.. How to preparation for CAT ... during bba 2nd yr... how to crack CATexam ..

Prateek Sinha 30th Mar, 2020

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.

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why these exams are conducting

Aniket Sharma 29th Mar, 2020

hi lramprasad,

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!!

Thanks!!!

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Can i apply for MBA at JK Lakhmipat University if i have not given CAT?

Megha 29th Mar, 2020

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 CAT/MAT/ATMA/XAT/CMAT 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 !

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What is the CAT exam pattern ?

Aashima Puri 29th Mar, 2020

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. https://www.google.com/amp/s/bschool.careers360.com/articles/cat-exam-pattern/amp


Hope it helps! All the very best for your future endeavours!

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