On 4 December 2016, 195,000 candidates took the test across 138 cities in the country. The IIMs received 232,434 applications for admission to their flagship management courses. More than 37,400 aspirants skipped the common admission test (CAT) this season, the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) said on Monday as they announced the CAT 2016 results.
“There are 20 candidates who have scored overall 100 percentile in CAT 2016, the results of which announced on Monday (9 January). They are all male and all engineers,” said Rajendra K. Bandi, convener, CAT 2016. However, in the individual segments of the exam “many non-engineers and female candidates have scored 100 percentile,” he added.