CAT 2018 Toppers

CAT 2018 Toppers – The result for CAT 2018 has been announced on January 05, 2,019. Rounak Majumdar has scored 100 percentile in the CAT 2018 examination. The candidates can check the toppers from various citied from this page. Ankit Kumar Keshan scored 99.01 percentile in the CAT 2018 examination. Last year, 2 women candidates and 3 non-engineers had scored 100 percentile. Check out all about the CAT 2018 Toppers here including their names, profiles, education, and preferences.

Latest: CAT 2018 Result has been announced today. Click Here to check it.

CAT 2018 Toppers

Check the details of CAT 2018 Toppers below to know their profile and success story. Earlier most toppers used to be male engineers, now there is some change. A total of 2.41 lakh candidates, highest since 2010, registered for CAT 2018. 50% of the rise in applications was due to the rise in the number of women applicants.

CAT 2018 Toppers List

IIM C has announced CAT 2018 Result today, You can also check CAT 2018 Toppers list mentioned in news reports compiled below.

Rounak Majumdar

100 percentile
VARC: 99.95
DILR: 99.98
QA: 100
Applied for admissions to IIMs A, B, C, L, K, I, FMS, and XLRI.
Coordinator at Business Club, IIT Kanpur
Worked at E-Cell, IIT Kanpur
Graduated from IIT Kanpur
Studied at Abhinav Vidyalaya

Mayur Arora
99.83
VARC: 97.75
DILR: 99.59
QA: 99.83
Native of UP
Studied Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Misal Avinash
99.37 percentile
VARC: 99.4 (77.58)
DILR: 98.49 (43.01)
QA: 96.79 (42.29)

The details of the candidates below are as per a news article in Times Of India on January 03, 2019 which talks about high scorers from Vadodara, Gujarat.

Meet Verma
99.93 percentile
native of Delhi
Third attempt
Pune University – BE Mechanical Engineering 2017
German firm near Vadodara
Preference – MBA with specialization in sales and marketing from IIM A
Father Sushil Verma is Mechanical Engineer, mother Rita Verma is homemaker
His first attempt was in 2016. Did self-study in first and second attempt. Did coaching this attempt.

Prachi Patel
99.81 percentile
First attempt
MS University’s Faculty of Technologu and Engineering (FTE) – Engineering in Computer Science
Preference – Digital Marketing from IIM Indore, Kozhikode, Kolkata; FMS Delhi
Father Rajesh Patel has a jewellery shop, mother Rita Patel is homemaker

Barodian Rutvik Lingayat
99.79 percentile
MS University’s Faculty of Technologu and Engineering (FTE) – Engineering in Material Science
Last year scored 99.23 percentile.
Working in coaching centre where he was studying. Did job to get experience to get into better institute.
Preference – Sales and Marketing from FMS Delhi
Father Vivek Lingayat is engineer, mother Ujjwala runs a clinic

Kunal Lalchandani
99.73 percentile
SVIT, Vasad

Tanay Mehta
99.65 percentile
Bachelors of Commerce

Download newspaper article on CAT 2018 Toppers:- Click here to download PDF file of the news published on January 2, 2019.

What does 100 percentile in CAT mean?

CAT Percentile:- In CAT exam, candidates get percentile instead of rank. A percentile means the percentage of candidates who have scored less than or equal to the candidate whose percentile is being calculated.

For example, if 100 people appear in CAT, and your scaled score is more than 98 candidates, then you get 98 percentile. 

100 Percentile in CAT:- A 100 percentile does not mean that 100% candidates got marks less than the candidate. Percentile is rounded to 2 decimal points. Thus candidates with percentile between 99.995 to 99.999 all get a 100 percentile. Therefore you see that more than one candidates get 100 percentile in CAT.

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Heartiest congratulations to all toppers of CAT 2018! You are the torchbearers for all CAT aspirants. Your stories of hard work, dedication, and perseverance shall inspire generations to come. Share your success story to build more leaders of tomorrow.

CAT 2018 Toppers

Significance Of A High Percentile In CAT

There are 20 Indian Institutes of Management. They are public, autonomous. To study in IIMs is the dream of all CAT aspirants. This makes securing admission in IIMs very difficult. Getting a place in the shortlist is one step forward towards the goal. To be in GD PI WAT shortlist, one should first clear CAT cut off and other criteria.

Each IIM has a different selection criterion. Check here all IIMs Selection Criteria 2019.

IIMs consider following factors for shortlisting

  1. CAT 2018 Score (all)
  2. Class 10 marks (depending upon IIM)
  3. Class 12 marks (depending upon IIM)
  4. Graduation marks (depending upon IIM)
  5. Work experience (depending upon IIM)
  6. Diversity (depending upon IIM)

Different weights are given to each of the above factors, and sometimes there are event more factors. Depending upon how much you score in each aspect, you are shortlisted. IIMs publish selection criteria before exam. After the declaration of CAT Results 2018, shortlist is released individually. Same is applicable to non-IIMs also. However in case of non-IIMs candidates have to apply to each college separately.

Check IIM Shortlist 2019 / Waitlist Status.

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IIM Calcutta conducted CAT 2018 at 374 exam centers in 147 cities. There were 34 questions each in VARC, QA sections and 32 in DILR. Candidates were surprised to come across a tough QA section. The CAT exam is conducted every year in the month of November-December for upcoming year MBA/PGDM admission in IIMs as well as several non IIM B Schools.

Trend of number of candidates who get 100 Percentile:- Candidates who obtain 100 percentile each year are recorded. Their numbers are as follows.

S.No. Year Number Of Candidates Who Got 100 Percentile
1 2017 20
2 2016 20
3 2015 17
4 2014 16
5 2013 8

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