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Saturday, January 14, 2012

CAT results Declared

IIM have declared the results for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2011 on Wednesday, in which nine aspirants have notched up a 100 percentile. Around 1.85 lakh candidates took the test over a 20-day period across 36 cities starting mid-October, 2011.
The IIM and several other B-schools, including the management studies departments in the National Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Technology, subscribe to CAT score. The IIT and FMS decided to accept CAT scores this year for their MBA.
The convenor of CAT 2011, professor Janakiraman Moorthy of IIM Calcutta, said the IIMs will start calling candidates for the next stage of the admission process with immediate effect. "Some IIM may come out with the list from this evening itself. Within a week, all the IIMs would have sent out mails to prospective candidates," he said. About the results, Moorthy said: "While nine aspirants scored 100 percentile, 1,800 candidates scored 99 percentile and above."Vinayak Gupta, a student of economics (H) with SRCC who scored 99.89 percentile, said: "The 15-minute trial was a great help, and the test was better organized."
This year, many of the new IIM, including those in Tiruchirapalli, Udaipur and Raipur, have increased their intake from 70 to 120 for MBA . This will improve the chances of making it to the prestigious institute.

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