CAT Result 2019: CAT is a very competitive exam and the score matters a lot when it comes to admissions in top IIMs. Each year. an IIM Calcutta is responsible for declaring the CAT results. This year, IIM Kozhikode will announce the results tentatively in the first week of January 2020. The CAT 2019 scorecard will be given in the online mode in pdf form. Students can download the same and take a print out. You will also receive an SMS notifying you of the same. This score is valid for an entire year. Read on to find out more about CAT Results 2019.
CAT 2019 Important Dates
|S.No||Events||Important Dates (Tentative)|
|1||CAT 2019 examination||November 24, 2019
Forenoon slot – 9 am-12 pm
Afternoon slot – 2:30 pm-5:30 pm
|2||Release of the candidate response sheet||Last week of November 2019|
|3||Availability of CAT 2019 answer key||The first week of December 2019|
|4||Declaration of CAT result 2019||The first week of January 2020|
|5||IIM shortlist||Second-Fourth week of January 2020|
|6||Selection procedure||February – March 2020|
|7||Final selection||April 2020|
|8||Scorecard validity ends||December 31, 2020|
How to Check CAT 2019 Results?
The results will be declared in online mode. Make sure to download it only from the official website. Below are the steps to follow.
- Go to the official website iimcat.ac.in.
- Enter your CAT 2019 User ID and Password.
- Click “Login”.
- At the top, you will see three tabs – “Application Summary”, “Download Application Form” and “Candidate Score Card”.
- Click on the “Candidate Score Card” tab.
- The results will be displayed on the screen.
- Download it and keep it safe for future reference. You will need it during the GD/PI and final admission.
Details Mentioned On CAT 2019 Score Card
The following details will be mentioned. In case of discrepancy, notify the concerned officials immediately.
- Name of the candidate
- Candidate’s contact details
- Candidate’s test day and the uploaded photograph
- Candidate’s signature
- CAT 2019 registration number
- Date of birth
- PwD status
- Date and time of the test
- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension scaled score and percentile
- Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning scaled score and percentile
- Quantitative Ability scaled score and percentile
- Total overall scaled score and percentile
- General instructions
CAT Marking scheme
The question paper will consist of Multiple choice questions (MCQ) and non-MCQs (Type in the answer type). All questions carry 3 marks. 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Since the exam is conducted in two slots, the marks are normalized to ensure fairness. It takes into account the difference in marks in both sessions. Normalization is also done in other standardized tests like GATE. The scaled marks are then converted into percentile and presented as such in the scorecard.
Important points to note
- The CAT 2019 results will be available only in online mode.
- It will be valid only for one year.
- The result will consist of the section-wise score, total score, and percentile. The total score is the sum of the scaled scores obtained in each section.
- NOTE: You will be disqualified if you have provided any wrong information during the application or have not met the rules of the admission process.
- There is no reevaluation process for the CAT 2019 scores.
- There is no limit on the number of allowed attempts as long as you are eligible to take the test.
Seat Matrix for IIMs
Once you get your results, you just want to know which IIM’s you can get into. It depends upon the cut-off for that particular IIM and the number of seats available. The seat matrix of IIMs for CAT 2019 admission is as follows:
|B – School||No. of Seats|
|IIM Bodh Gaya||60|
CAT 2019 Cut-offs
The cut-offs vary year, but you can make an educated guess based on past year trends. Below given are the cut-off scores for CAT 2018:
|IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff||80||75||70||60||70|
|IIM Bangalore Cutoff||90||80||75||70||60|
|IIM Calcutta Cutoff||≥90||≥85||≥70||≥70||≥70|
|IIM Kozhikode Cutoff||90||80||65||55||55|
|IIM Lucknow Cutoff||90||82||70||65||65|
|IIM Indore Cutoff||90||80||60||50||50|
|IIM Visakhapatnam Cutoff||90||80||75||55||50|
|IIM Bodh Gaya Cutoff||>90||>75||>55||>35||>65|
|IIM Ranchi Cutoff||95||78||60||40||40|
|IIM Kashipur Cutoff||90||78||60||40||40|
|IIM Udaipur Cutoff||90||78||60||40||40|
|IIM Nagpur Cutoff||90||81||65||40||55|
Please note that no official information regarding CAT 2019 Results has been announced yet. The information that is given in this article is based on CAT 2018. Once official instructions are out, we will update this page.