CAT Result 2018

CAT 2018 Result

CAT 2018 results was declared by IIM Calcutta on its official website on 5th January, 2019 at 1 pm. The exam was conducted on November 25, 2018 across various test-centers across the country. Among the 2.41 lakh registered candidates, 11 candidates have scored 100 percentile in CAT 2018 exam.

CAT 2018 Result

Important Updates:

  • Almost 2.41 lakh candidates have registered for the CAT 2018 exam.
  • CAT 2018 result was declared on January 5, 2019
  • 11 candidates have scored 100 percentile
  • Shortlisted list of candidates for WAT and PI will be released by last week of January (tentative).

CAT Result Date of Previous Years

The CAT exam results of the previous years were always released by the beginning of the second week of January every year. The trend of the releasing of CAT results is given below in the following table for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, & 2018 (tentative).

CAT Exam Year Conducting Institute CAT Exam Date CAT Results Date
CAT 2015 IIM Ahmedabad November 29, 2015 January 8, 2016
CAT 2016 IIM Bangalore December 4, 2016 January 9, 2017
CAT 2017 IIM Lucknow November 26, 2017 January 8, 2018
CAT 2018 IIM Calcutta November 25, 2018 January 5, 2019

The scorecard will also be available on the official website where candidates can login and download them.

Steps to Check CAT Results 2018

  • First, go to the official CAT website i.e.
  • Click on the “Download CAT 2018 Score Card” which will be available after the results are released.
  • Login using the user ID and password to view the score card of CAT 2018.
    CAT Result 2018

*This login window is for CAT 2017 scorecard and is given here as a reference.

It should be noted that the CAT score is valid only for a year and for CAT 2018, the score will be valid until December 31, 2019. After the results are released, candidates will be shortlisted based on various factors and the list final list for WAT and PI will be released by the end of January. The final selection list will be released by April, 2019.

Note: The candidates will also be intimated through SMS, and the score card will be valid only until December 31, 2019. The CAT Scorecard and attested copies of the relevant documents a candidate has to carry, during the time of interview.

CAT Results & Scorecard Details for 2018

  • After the releasing of results, candidates can download their scorecard and check their performance in detail.
  • The CAT score card 2018 will include the sectional and overall scaled scored of the candidates, and percentile along with the personal details like name, registration number, etc.
  • The score will be valid only for 1 year. The CAT score is one of the major criteria for selecting candidates for WAT and PI.
  • For any discrepancies in the score card, candidates can contact the CAT helpline number (18002090830) or email them at [email protected]

Visit CAT score card 2018 to know more details related to it like the importance, how it is calculated, etc.

CAT 2018 Overview

  • The exam will include 3 sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, Reading comprehension & Verbal Ability, and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning.
  • There will be 100 questions which will be both MCQ type and Non-MCQ type.
  • The exam will be conducted in two slots on November 25 and the duration of each slot will be 3 hours.
  • There is a negative marking of -1 for each incorrect answer for the MCQs only.

CAT Result Analysis

Almost a quarter of a million MBA aspirants register for the CAT exam every year and only a handful of them make it into the top percentiles. An overview of the results for CAT 2015, 2016, and 2017 are given below for reference.

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This year also, it is expected that 18-20 students will score a perfect percentile i.e. 100. Even the candidates from non-engineering backgrounds have started to secure the 100 percentile mark in recent years. For example, in CAT 2017, there were two female candidates and 3 candidates from non-engineering backgrounds who scored 100 percentile. Candidates can take a look at the approximate number of correct questions and estimated percentile to get a fair idea of what colleges could call them for the next stage of selection i.e. WAT and PI:

64 192 100 IIMs
61 183 99.5 Minimum 3 IIMs
57 171 99 At least 1 IIM + FMS
56 168 98 At least 1 IIM + FMS
54 162 97 FMS + SJMSOM
51 153 95.5 MDI GR+ IMT GZB
49 147 95 NITIE + TAPMI
48 144 94 FORE + NIRMA + TAPMI
46 138 93 UBS Chandigarh
44 132 92 IIFM,NIT Tiruchirapalli
41 123 91 Welingkar+Great Lakes Chennai
39 117 90 IMI New Delhi
37 111 89 IMFR Chennai
33 99 85 Amity Noida

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