Techies again hold the grip of CAT

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Engineers have continued to dominate the Common Admission Test this time, with 20 students from the technical field scoring 100 percentile. There are 20 IIMs in India that have almost 4,500 seats offering courses under post-graduate projects. While six of the IIMs are old, seven were set up in the vicinity of 2007 and 2009 while another seven were included in the course of the most recent two years. IIM Jammu is the most recent B-School to be added to the rundown. The CAT result itself does not ensure a seat in an IIM. Each IIM has its own particular affirmation strategy under which differential weightage is given to marks got in Class XII and graduation. The B-Schools additionally sort out gathering examinations and meetings. Dissimilar to the IITs, each of the IIMs conducts its own advising. A year ago, almost 1.8 lakh competitors had taken the test while 17 understudies, including a young lady, had scored 100 percentile. Every one of them were specialists. So also, around 1.68 lakh hopefuls had showed up for the test in 2014 and 16 understudies had scored 100 percentile. The top scorer in CAT is one who gets 100 percentile. Different competitors get their percentile by isolating the quantity of understudies underneath the 100-percentile scorer with the aggregate number of candidates and afterward increasing it by 100.

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