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Updated on 19 Mar 2019


IIM Calcutta has released the CAT 2018 result at 10AM on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Earlier CAT Result was scheduled to be declared at 1PM. An announcement by IIM Calcutta on official CAT website was placed at 10AM ‘CAT Score Card is live’.  CAT Score Card contains your scaled score and percentile. You can download your CAT score card in 3 steps from official CAT website 

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Great Lakes Chennai, Gurgaon,  PGPM 2020-21

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BIMTECH Greater Noida, PGDM- 2020-22

SDMIMD Mysore, PGDM-2020-22

CAT 2018 Result Highlights

  • 11 Students scored 100 Percentile in CAT 2018
  • 7 out of 11 toppers are from Maharashtra, 2 from West Bengal, 1 each from Karnataka and Bihar
  • No candidate from Delhi NCR scored 100 percentile
  • No Female this year has scored 100 percentile
  • All the 100 percentilers are male and are from Engineering back ground
  • 21 candidates have score 99.99 percentile
  • 2,09,405 candidates appear in CAT 2018 on November 25, 2018
  • 1,36,075 Male candidates and 73326 women candidates appeared in CAT 2018
  • IIM Calcutta is the first IIM to announce the shortlist with 1990 candidates

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Earlier IIM Calcutta had announced the CAT 2018 result time at 1 PM on January 5, 2019. As reported first on, a partial leak of CAT 2018 Results on January 1 has prompted IIM Calcutta to prepone CAT results release date. 


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Shortlisting by IIMs: Post CAT Result Process
Immediately after CAT results were announced on January 5, IIM Calcutta emerged as the first IIM to announce the shortlist with 1990 candidates for final selection process. IIM Ahmedabad and IIM bangalore which used to be the first two IIMs in shortlist announcement have lagged behind this year.  Each IIM will send interview letters to the shortlisted candidates directly on email/registered/speed post. The criteria for shortlisting vary across IIMs. 

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MDI Gurgaon - PGP 2020 , Last date Nov 22

NMAT 2019 Registration Open, Last date Oct 3

IMT Ghaziabad- MBA & PGDM 2020, Last date Nov 22

NMIMS Univesity Mumbai, MBA/PGDM 

Great Lakes Chennai, Gurgaon, PGPM 2020-21

IBSAT 2019 Registration Open: Last date Dec 12

BIMTECH Greater Noida, PGDM- 2020-22

SDMIMD Mysore, PGDM-2020-22

How to Download CAT 2018 Score Card on January 5
You need to take following steps to check CAT 2018 Results on January 5 and to download your CAT 2018 Rank Card when the CAT Result 2018:


Step-1: Go to the CAT website to login and begin the CAT result 2018 score card download process as shown in the image below:


Step-2: To download your CAT Exam Result 2018, enter your registered CAT id and password at ‘Login For Score Card CAT 2018’ window on  CAT official iimcat website, as shown in the image below:

cat login


Step-3: Now you can view and download your CAT 2018 score card. Please remember that after downloading your CAT 2018 Rank card, you should take print of the CAT Result 2018 as it contains your scaled and percentile scores. Below is shared the copy of actual CAT score card of last year CAT 99+ percentiler:



CAT Exam Result on SMS
CAT 2018 Score card by means of SMS on your mobile phone has also been sent by IIM Calcutta immediately after CAT Result declaration at 10 AM. on January 5, 2019. The glimpse of your score card contains your sectional and overall score & percentile 


Details to check in CAT Result
Your CAT Result 2018 contains the details of your CAT exam date and time in slot-1 or slot-2, Sectional and overall scaled score, sectional and overall CAT percentile so that you may anticipate your call from the preferred B-school to which you have applied. 


Key details in CAT 2018 Score Card are:

  • Your personal details like Name, Address, photograph, Date of Birth, Email ID
  • CAT 2018 Registration number/User ID – Both should be the same
  • Your category – General/OBC/SC-ST
  • Gender – Male/Female
  • PWD Status
  • Date & Time of CAT 2018 exam
  • Section-wise CAT 2018 exam Scaled Score and Section-wise CAT percentile score
  • Overall CAT 2018 Scaled Score and overall Percentile score 
  • Important Instructions related to CAT result 

CAT 2018 Exam Result: Important instructions
Following are the important CAT result related instructions issued by IIMs for the benefit of CAT 2018 exam takers regarding the CAT 2018 score card:

  • Only candidates who have taken the Common Admission Test (CAT 2018) are entitled to receive the score card. The print-out of the score card is for your information pertaining to CAT 2018. You will not receive score card by email or by post.
  • The Scaled Scores of Section-1 (Verbal Ability & reading Comprehension); Section-2 (Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning) and Section-3 (Quantitative Ability) are not additive. The Overall Scaled Scores is based on the total raw scores earned by the candidate.
  • Percentile refers to percentage of candidates who receive score less than or equal to the score obtained by the candidate.
  • IIMs and Non-IIM member institutions independently decide how to use CAT 2018 scores on the basis of their own selection process. The scores are to be used only for selecting the candidates to their Post Graduate / Fellow Programme(s) in Management.
  • All queries regarding post-CAT 2018 selection process must be directed to respective IIMs. CAT Centre will not answer post-CAT related queries.
  • CAT 2018 score is valid until 31st December 2019 and subject to meeting the minimum eligibility marks in the qualifying examination.

CAT Exam Result: Rising number of Test Takers
Candidates who appear in CAT are rising year after year. There are 9000 more candidates who have registered and applied for CAT 2018. In 2017 there were 3953 more test takers in CAT exam as compared to CAT 2016. Data on CAT Result Trends during last two years bring home this fact:

CAT Exam Year
Total Applicants
Actual CAT Takers
CAT 2018
(Available after exam)
CAT 2017
CAT 2016


Read More: CAT 2019 - Exam Date, Registration, Syllabus, Preparation, Books

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