CAT Result 2017 has been announced by IIM Lucknow, on January 08, 2018, at 10:05 am. It has been declared at iimcat.ac.in and the candidates can check it by entering the User Id and Password. Around 1,99,632 candidates applied for the exam and 1,95,679 appeared for it on November 26, 2017. The result also serves as the scorecard and will be required during the GD/PI and final admission. The CAT Scorecard discloses score and percentile in each section and overall. The CAT 2017 Result is only valid until December 31, 2018. Get here complete information on CAT Result, Scorecard and Percentile and more.
CAT Result 2017
The scaled score is obtained after implementing normalization on raw scores. More about normalization is explained below. First take a look at this summary of important dates for CAT 2017 and its result here.
|Date of exam||26 Nov 2017|
|Date of declaration of result||08 Jan 2018|
CAT 2017 Scorecard is only valid until December 31, 2018. The candidates will not get scorecard through the post of any other medium.
Result: Click Here to Check CAT 2017 Result.
This is how CAT 2018 Scorecard Looks Like
How to check CAT Result 2017 – Step by step
In order to check result, you will first have to click the link above. Then log in with user ID and password. This leads to candidate dashboard containing a link for the scorecard. Step by step guide to check result along with illustrations are given below.
Step 1: Reach result page
First of all you will click on link given above. That is the direct link to check CAT Result 2017 at iimcat.ac.in.
Step 2: Login
You will reach the login page for result. Enter user ID and password. Click login button after entering details.
Step 3: Check CAT scorecard 2017
As soon as you login you will see three tabs which are application summary, download application, candidate scorecard. Click candidate scorecard tab.
Step 4: Download scorecard
Now you can see CAT Scorecard 2017 on screen. Note all scores and percentiles. Download scorecard.
Shortlisting by IIMs
Indian Institutes of Management publish list of candidates shortlisted for GD-PI-WAT one by one. As per last year’s result announcements, date of declaration of shortlists are expected to be as follows.
|Name of IIM||Date for publication of shortlisting|
|IIM Ahmedabad||Jan 2018 (second week)|
|IIM Amritsar||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Bangalore||Jan 2018 (second week)|
|IIM Bodh Gaya||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Calcutta||Jan 2018 (second week)|
|IIM Indore||Jan 2018 (second week)|
|IIM Jammu||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Kashipur||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Kozhikode||Jan 2018 (second week)|
|IIM Lucknow||Jan 2018 (second week)|
|IIM Mumbai||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Nagpur||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Raipur||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Ranchi||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Rohtak||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Sambalpur||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Shillong||Jan 2018 (second week)|
|IIM Sirmaur||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Trichy||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Udaipur||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
|IIM Vishakhapatnam||Jan 2018 (fourth week)|
Validity of CAT Result 2017
The result of CAT 2017, held on November 26, 2017, will be valid until December 31, 2018. Score card will be available for download until that date.
About normalization involved in declaration of CAT result 2017
What is normalization?
In the process of normalization, differences in scores between sessions is taken into account, and that is normalized to ensure fairness and equity.
Why is normalization required?
Normalization is required because Common Admission Test takes place in two different sessions. There could be differences in questions in these two sessions.
How is normalization done?
Normalization of CAT scores in 2017 involves an unknown formula. It is likely to be similar to normalization formula used in GATE exam.
Normalization formula of GATE exam is as follows.
Normalization is a well-known practice that educational institutions use to compare scores of test takers across multiple forms. Apart from IIMs, it is also in use by other national level entrance exams such as GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). IIMs implement percentile equivalence for normalization across sections.
Scaled scores are further converted to percentile.
CAT 2017 Statistics
The number of candidates that applied for CAT 2017 was .59% less than last time. However the number of candidates that appeared for exam was 2% more than last time. Statistics of CAT are as follows.
Scores of Top 20 in CAT’16