CAT 2019 toppers

CAT 2018 Toppers List and CAT 2018 Toppers Interview: Rounak Majumdar, Swapnil Suman
CAT 2018 Result were declared at 10AM on January 5, 2019. Here are some key CAT Toppers trends for CAT 2018.

  • Maximum 100 percentile was secured by 11 students in CAT 2018. Rounak Majumdar & Swapnil Suman are two of them.
  • All 11 toppers are Male and all are from Engineering/Technology education background.
  • A total of 21 candidates have scored an overall 99.99 %. Out of 21, 19 candidates from engineering or technology background.
  • Out of 2,09,405 candidates who took CAT 2018, 1,36,075 were male students and 73326 were girls
  • Seven students from Maharashtra have secured 100 %, while two from West Bengal, and one each from Karnataka and Bihar.
  • Twin brothers and IIT Delhi students have both secured 99.9 percentile!

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CAT Toppers 2018 

cat toppers 2018


CAT 2018 Topper Overall Percentile
Amit Bikram 100
Niranjan Prasad 100
Rickshesh Manchanda 100
Rounak Majumdar 100
Swapnil Suman 100
Anubhav 99.99
Kaustubh Vyas 99.99
Kishan Kashyap 99.99
Abhishek 99.97
Karan  99.91
Mayur Arora 99.88
Kushaagr Panwar 99.6
Kuldeep Atri 99.44
Avinash Misal 99.37
Pratik Mishra 99.33


1. CAT 2018 Topper - Amit Bikram

  • Overall: 100 Percentile
  • VARC: 99.6
  • DILR: 99.93
  • Quant:100
  1. Amit Bikram’s overall scaled score is 235.18, Sectional scaled scores are – VARC:79.59; DILR:60.51; Quant:95.07
  2. Amit Bikram belongs to Mumbai. Plans to join one of the top three IIMs-IIM Ahmdabad, Bangalore or Calcutta.

Preparation Strategy:

  • Started Self Preparation in May 2018. Spent first two months in concept revision and strengthening the fundamentals. Did not take coaching for theory part
  • Started Taking Mock from August 2018 with one Mock per week and analysed it for mistakes and improved.
  • Later took one mock per day during the month before CAT 2018 exam day. In all attempted 30+ Mocks
  • Was weak in VARC and DILR and consistently worked upon to improve on them and scored well
  • Took the Mocks from Career Launcher and registered for e-Test series of IMS and practiced the variety of questions from Arun Sharma.
  • Improved vocabulary and reading skills by reading a lot. Did not take short cuts and practiced a lot.

Message for CAT 2019 Aspirants

  • Four months are good enough to complete CAT syllabus
  • Take only need based coaching
  • Know your own strengths and weaknesses. Make preparation plan accordingly
  • Don’t follow others’ preparation strategy.  

2. CAT 2018 Topper- Niranjan Prasad

  • Overall: 100 Percentile
  1. B.Tech (Dual Degree) Final Year student IIT Madras
  2. Belongs to small town Manipal in Udupi District
  3. Has scored top Rank in National Talent Search Competition
  4. Started self preparation Last Year
  5. Identified his weak areas first then practiced more and more

3. CAT 2018 Topper - Rickshesh Manchanda

  • Overall: 100 Percentile

IITD Alumnus, Working in a Bank in Pune, Scored 99.99 in CAT 2017 also 


4. CAT 2018 Topper - Rounak Majumdar

  • Overall: 100 Percentile
  • VARC: 99.95
  • DILR: 99.98
  • QA: 100
  • College: IIT Kanpur
  1. Has cleared Chartered Financial Analyst Level I
  2. Had taken the test series programs at a few major coaching institutes in India.

Raunak Majumdar’s preparation was focussed on Mock Tests. He says he attempted around 30-35 mocks before the exam! He has applied to top IIMs, FMS and XLRI. He wants to pursue a career in finance, preferably investment banking, after MBA. 


5. CAT 2018 Topper - Swapnil Suman

  • CAT 2018 overall percentile: 100 %
  • VARC percentile: 99.23 %
  • DILR percentile: 99.99 %
  • QA percentile: 100 %
  1. Swapnil Suman is a Mechanical Engineer
  2. He was born in Patna and is working in Petrochemical industry. M
  3. Successful use of Mock Tests was his success mantra at CAT 2018
  4. He did not join any coaching institute for preparation but used Mock test series from prominent coaching institutes

6. CAT 2018 Topper- Kaustubh Vyas

  • Overall CAT 2018 Percentile: 99.99 %
  1. Vyas is a fourth-year student at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay
  2. He hails from Nagpur
  3. His CAT 2018 strategy was effective time management

7. CAT 2018 Topper - Kishan Kashyap

  • Overall CAT 2018 Percentile: 99.99 %
  • VARC – 99.23 %
  • DILR – 99.95 %
  • QA – 99.97 %
  1. Kishan is a resident of Delhi and is CAT 2018 Topper from Delhi
  2. He took CAT 2018 in second shift

8. CAT 2018 Topper - Karan 

  • Overall Percentile: 99.91
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 99.49 %
  • DILR: 99.4 %
  • VARC: 999.88 %

Karan has been preparing for CAT 2018 for last 9 months. Karan joined a top coaching center to prepare in an organized manner. Mocks were the most important part of his CAT 2018 preparation and would have attempted 20+ Mocks.


9. CAT 2018 Topper - Mayur Arora

  • Overall Percentile: 99.88 %
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 99.83 %
  • DILR: 99.59 %
  • VARC: 97.75 %
  1. Took test series of IMS and TIME.
  2. Applied to IIMs, FMS, MDI, XLRI, SPJIMR.
  3. Would like to work in a marketing/ product management function post MBA

Mayur Arora started preparation 6 months back in July as he believed that 6 months are enough for concepts and mock tests. He too believes that Mocks are important and took about 40 mock tests in total before CAT.


10. CAT 2018 Topper Kushaagr Panwar

  • Overall CAT Percentile: 99.6 %
  • VARC: 99.69 %
  • DILR: 98.76 %
  • QA: 97.3 %
  1. Had attempted around 40 Mocks 
  2. Has applied to all IIMs, FMS and XLRI

11. CAT 2018 Topper Kuldeep Atri

  • Overall: 99.44 Percentile
  • VARC: 97.44
  • DILR: 99.16
  • QA: 98.43
  • Home Town: Udaipur (Rajasthan)

12. CAT 2018 Topper Avinash Misal

  • Overall CAT 2018 Percentile -  99.37 %
  • VARC: 99.4%
  • DILR: 98.5%
  • QA: 96.8%
  1. Avinash did CAT Coaching at TIME in Bangalore
  2. He studied at Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology
  3. He is a Software Engineer by profession 

13. CAT 2018 Topper - Pratik Mishra​

  • Overall Percentile: 99.33 %
  • VARC Percentile: 97.1 %
  • DILR Percentile:  99.7 %
  • QA Percentile: 996.9 %
  1. Prepared with books by Arun Sharma
  2. Didn’t attend any coaching center
  3. Is keen on top IIMs and FMS

Pratik Mishra started seriously preparing for CAT 2018 in August only. He used Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma and solved Sudoku puzzle daily! He didn’t study at any coaching institute but the test series provided by coaching centres prove to be of great help. He also used Arun Sharma’s book on DI. Pratik Mishra has applied to all IIMs, FMS Delhi and NITIE Mumbai.


CAT 2018 Toppers Interviews from Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and other cities will be published on this page soon.  


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CAT toppers 100 percentile has been on the rise for the last 3 years. A total of 20 candidates have scored an overall 100 percentile in CAT 2017 as against 16 two years ago. Two women candidates and three Non-Engineers are amongst CAT 2017 Toppers. To help CAT 2018 aspirants, has gathered CAT toppers Interviews with the CAT exam preparation toppers strategy. It will broadly guide the CAT 2018 aspirants on CAT toppers strategy on how do toppers prepare for CAT; CAT topper online preparation strategy; last minute tips from CAT toppers, Role of Mocks in CAT preparation by toppers among others.  


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