CAT Percentile Predictor 2021

After CAT 2021 exam, you can predict your overall performance by using CAT 2021 Percentile Predictor tool before the declaration of the actual result and know your chances to get shortlisted by IIMs as per their expected cut-offs.

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CAT Percentile Predictor 2021

CAT Percentile Predictor 2021: Careers360 presents CAT percentile predictor 2021 for students who want to know their rank in CAT 2021. With the help of CAT 2021 percentile predictor, students can know their probable ranks and percentile even before the CAT result 2021 is declared. The percentile predictor is the best tool to know CAT score vs percentile.


The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national-level entrance examination that holds great importance for Management aspirants. A good rank in CAT 2021 will be the deciding factor for admissions into IIMs, IMTs, TAPMI ManipalSPJIMR, etc. Read the article to know how to and why to use CAT percentile predictor.


How to use CAT Percentile Predictor 2021?

Given below are the steps for using the percentile predictor for CAT exam 2021: 

  • Enter your expected score out of 228.
  • Next, they may enter the Enter your DI/LR, QA, VARC score (Optional).
  • Select the CAT exam slot where you appeared.
  • Next, enter your CAT registration number (Optional).
  • At last, students have to enter their date of birth.
  • Click on the ‘Predict My Rank’ button.
  • The CAT 2021 percentile predictor results shall appear on the screen.


CAT Percentile Predictor 2021- How to calculate score?

Students need to follow the steps given below for calculating their CAT scores after the exam is conducted:

  • Find the CAT answer key for the day and shift you appeared for.
  • Download the CAT question paper and response sheet.
  • Compare the responses and correct answers for CAT 2021.
  • Refer to the CAT exam pattern for the marking scheme.
  • Calculate the positive marks for correct response and deduct the incorrect answers following the negative marking.
  • The product of this calculation is the expected CAT score.


How to Calculate CAT Percentile?

In simple terms, the CAT percentile refers to the number of candidates who have scored below him/her. Before finding out the CAT percentile, the students should know their expected rank.


For example, 

A total of 2,27,835 people have appeared in the CAT exam. Now that you have set the standard to 4000, then your CAT percentile will be:


  • CAT percentile = [1 - { 4000/2,27,835 }] * 100 = 98.24 percentile


CAT Score vs Percentile

The CAT score and CAT percentile are two different scores and both are equally important as they both directly influence the chances of admission into IIMs and other top B-schools. CAT 2021 scorecard has two main scores; CAT scaled score and the CAT percentile associated with these CAT scores. Below we present the CAT 2021 score vs percentile range prepared by experts:


CAT overall score

CAT percentile range

155-160

99+

135-154

95-98

101-134

90-94

81-100

85-89

71-80

80-84

61-70

75-79

51-60

70-74


CAT Marking Scheme 

  • CAT exam have a total of 76 Questions (54 MCQs and 22 Non-MCQs)
  • For every correct answer, +3 marks will be awarded
  • For every incorrect answer in MCQs, -1 mark will be deducted
  • No negative marks for Non-MCQs


CAT 2021 Percentile Predictor - Key features 

  • The CAT exam percentile predictor lets students predict their percentile before the results are announced.
  • The accuracy of CAT 2021 percentile predictor from percentile score depends upon the details entered by the students.
  • CAT percentile predictor 2021 indicates the percentile for the difficulty level of the exam shift based on student experience and expert analysis.


IIM CAT Result 2021

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad will declare the CAT 2021 result in online mode on the official IIM CAT website. In order to check the CAT results, candidates have to enter their valid CAT login credentials, user ID and password.

CAT exam result 2021 mentions the scores and percentile along with the candidate's name, roll number, category, and more about the CAT exam.

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