CAT Normalization Process 2020 : Check Composite Score Formula
CAT Normalization Process 2020 - CAT result 2020 will be based on the normalization process of CAT 2020 followed by IIMs. We all know that the national level CAT exam is the biggest entrance exam, hence every year more than 2 lakh candidates register for it. To conduct the exam successfully and without altercation, CAT 2020 will also be conducted in two different shifts. Therefore, two different test forms shall be conducted in two test shifts. To ensure rationality and veracity in the performance of candidates in CAT 2020 exam, IIM will follow a CAT normalization process 2020. As per Indian Institute of Management, “the normalization process of CAT will adjust for location and scale differences of score distribution across different forms.” First normalization process is done across different forms, then the scores are further normalized across different sections. Nowadays, the normalization process has become a common trend and is used in all entrance exams which are conducted in different slots/shifts. Registration of CAT 2020 will begin from the first week of August.
Exam Dates of CAT 2020
Before filling the application form, candidates must be aware of the exam dates of CAT 2020 as it contains the start and end dates, admit card date, CAT 2020 date and much more. As per the exam dates, CAT 2020 is likely to be held in the last week of November 2020. Given below is a tentative schedule of CAT 2020 which can be checked by candidates for reference.
CAT Exam Dates 2020:
Start of Application Process of CAT 2020
First week of August 2020
End of CAT application process
Third week of September 2020
Admit card of CAT 2020
Last week of October 2020
Last week of November 2020
Declaration of Result
First week of January 2021
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What is the CAT Normalization Process 2020?
The entrance exam of CAT 2020 will be conducted only in computer-based mode in two shifts i.e. morning and evening. Henceforth, to avoid any kind of discremination, Indian Institute of Management will follow the process of normalization for CAT 2020 which will change scale differences of score distributions across different forms. Normalization process of CAT 2020 will be followed as an established practice that will compare the scores of candidates across different/various forms. The main purpose of CAT 2020 normalization process will be that none of the candidates from either of the slots/shifts get undue advantage or face disadvantage. The scaled scores will then be converted into CAT percentile. The shortlisted candidates (on the basis of CAT percentile) will have to appear for the selection process of IIMs, which will include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.
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Calculation of Scaled Scores
Complete details related to sectional scores as well as overall scaled scores will be mentioned on the result of CAT 2020. Below-mentioned steps will be followed by IIM in CAT result 2020, to calculate the scaled score of each section. Let us look at an example on how scaled score will be calculated for CAT 2020 -
Step 1: First the mean & standard deviation (SD) will be calculated of the raw scores in the DILR section for all candidates who will appear in the morning shift.
Let Mean = M1
Let SD = S1
Hence, G1 = M1 + S1
Step 2: Similarly, mean and the standard deviation (SD) of the candidates who will appear in afternoon shift will be calculated of the raw scores in the same DILR section for all candidates.
Let Mean = M2
Let SD = S2
Hence, G2 = M2 + S2
Step 3: Now, calculate the mean and the standard deviation (SD) of the raw scores in the DILR section for all candidates who will appear in both morning and afternoon shifts.
Let Mean be M
Standard Deviation be S
Therefore, G = M + S
Step 4: Calculate the mean raw score in the DILR section of the top 0.1% candidates who will appear in the first morning shift. Denote the same by 𝑀1 0.1
Step 5: Similarly, For top 0.1% candidates of the afternoon shift, calculate the mean raw score in the DILR section. Denote it by 𝑀2 0.1
Step 6: Now For top 0.1% candidates who will appear in CAT 2020 for both morning and afternoon shifts, calculate the mean raw score in the DILR section. Denote the same by 𝑀0.1.
Similar technique will be followed to calculate the scaled score of all three sections.
i.e. Total scaled score = Sum of scaled scores of DILR, VARC, QA.
How to Calculate CAT Percentile 2020
The conducting body of CAT 2020 will release the percentile calculation method of CAT 2020. Rank obtained by a candidate will be termed as CAT percentile 2020. On the basis of the scaled score, the percentile of CAT 2020 will be calculated. It is imperative for candidates to understand how their CAT percentile 2020 will be calculated and ranks will be allotted to them. Higher rank will be provided to those candidates who score more marks in all sections. If two candidates will score similar marks in the VARC section, then in such case both of them will be given Rank 1. The CAT 2020 percentile score will be calculated on the basis of a defined formula. After the formula is implemented, there will be a need to round off the calculated percentile score (P) of a candidate upto two decimal points.
CAT Result 2020
Conducting IIM of Common Admission Test will announce the result of CAT 2020 in the first week of January 2021. CAT 2020 result will contain details related to the personal details of candidate, sectional scores obtained, percentile as well as total scaled score and percentile. Candidates who will qualify, will be called upon to take part in further admission process. CAT scores are accepted not only by Indian Institute of Management, but various other top b-schools other than IIMs as well.
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Questions related to CAT
I have average marks in 10th 12th But if i score 95+ percentile in cat. am i eligible for admission?
Would CET be conducted for IPU this time? or only on CAT basis for MBA program? #IPUniversity
GGSIPU Considers both CAT scores as well as IPU CET. It also accepts CMAT scores if there are vacant seats.
On the basis of CAT 2019 Scores candidates will be called for councelling. In case of vacant seats CMAT will be considered and then finally IPU CET. These are the entrance exam for MBA acedemic year 2020-2022.
IPU CET MBA Admission 2020- correction window is opened from June 1- june 3. Dates are extended now.
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Ive filled for CET application for IPU. I have not given cat would they conduct the cet exam?
IPU is going to conduct the entrance exam for the MBA course 2020. IPU conducts the exam every year and they would conduct this year too
So even you have not given CAT. You need not worry about the cet. The date of exam is not notified yet
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how i start cat preparation in starting?
CAT is one of the high weighed exam for MBA. So first target the year you wish to give CAT. You can join coaching classes either Online/ Off-line. For now offline will be a better option
Start preparing from books as well. Try to finish the syllabus thoroughly so that you can give mocks. Mocks and solving last years papers is a very important part in preparation. Give as much mocks possible.
Read newspapers daily, have update of what is happening in the surrounding. It will add value to your GDPI round
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