CAT Scorecard 2017

Oct. 11, 2017 anangsha

CAT Scorecard 2017CAT Scorecard 2017 – The scorecard of CAT will be released along with the result in the second week of January 2018. CAT scorecard will be available online only. To download CAT 2017 scorecard candidates have to enter user ID and password. The scorecard will have sectional and overall scaled scores and percentile.CAT 2017 scores will be valid for the academic year 2018. On the basis of CAT 2017 score candidates will be called for further rounds of selection procedure of 20 IIMs and more than 100 CAT accepting business schools for offering admission to Post Graduate Management (PGP) programmes and MBA/PGDM programmes.CAT 2017 is scheduled to be conducted on November 26, 2017 by IIM Lucknow. Read below for more details on CAT scorecard 2018 as well as calculation of scores.

CAT 2017 Scorecard Dates

CAT scorecard will be released in the second week of January 2018. The exam will be held in computer-based mode on November 26. The table below contains the dates pertaining to CAT scorecard dates.

CAT Scorecard Dates

S.No. Events Dates
1. CAT 2017 exam date November 26, 2017
2. CAT scorecard will be issued from Second week of January 2018
3. IIMs’ GD & PI rounds starts from Last week of January 2018

Details required to download CAT scorecard

Candidates have to enter the following details to download CAT scorecard.

  • User Id
  • Password

Snapshot of CAT scorecard login page is given below.

CAT scorecard

Steps to download CAT scorecard 2017

CAT scorecard will be available online and no hard copy of the same will be sent to candidates by post. Candidates have to download CAT scorecard within specified dates. The steps to download CAT scorecard is explained below in details.

How to download CAT scorecard?

Step 1: Click on the link ‘ CAT scorecard 2017’

Step 2: In the login page, candidates have to enter their user id and password.

Step 3: Submitting details CAT scorecard will appear on the screen

Step 4: Download the scorecard and take its print out as it will require during admission.

Snapshot of CAT scorecard

CAT scorecard 2017

The snapshot of CAT scorecard of the previous year is given below. The image will be replaced after the scorecard is released.

Details printed on CAT scorecard 2017

CAT scorecard comprises candidates and exam details, overall and sectional scores and percentile and important instructions. These elements are explained below in details.

CAT scorecard details

Candidate’s details Name, contact details, email address, photograph, signature, category, gender, PWD status, date of birth,
Exam details Registration number, date & time of CAT 2017
Scores Overall and sectional scaled scores and percentile
Important instructions Details regarding calculation of scores

CAT scorecard 2017: Steps to be taken for any error

Candidates for any queries related to CAT scorecard should contact CAT helpdesk. Candidates either call on their toll-free number or write to them via mail.

  • CAT helpdesk
  • Toll-free number: 1800-266-3549
  • Email:cathelpdesk@iimcat.ac.in

CAT scorecard 2017: Definitions of terms

Percentile: This refers to the percentage of candidates who receive scoreless than or equal to the score obtained by the candidate.

Overall scaled scores: This is the sum of the scaled scores of the candidates in the different component.

How CAT 2017 scores will be calculated?

CAT 2017 will be conducted in two sessions, therefore, the scores of candidates will be normalized to adjust the difficulty level of exam. The scaled scores obtained by this process will be converted into percentiles to shortlist candidates. In CAT scorecard, scaled scores of each section- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Quantitative Ability (QA) and overall scaled scores along with percentiles will be mentioned. As per CAT marking scheme, for each correct answer candidates will score 3 marks and for the incorrect answer, candidates will get -1 marks.

What is the purpose of CAT score?

CAT scores will be used by 20 IIMs and over 100 b-schools to offer admission to their PGP, MBA, PGDM programmes. Candidates will be called for GE, PI and WAT based on candidate’s CAT score.

About CAT 2017

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 will be conducted for admission to the 20 IIMs and other top-rated business schools. CAT 2017 contains 100 questions (both MCQs and non-MCQs) and the duration of the test is 3 hours. The questions are divided into 3 sections, which are Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning. The total marks of the exam are 300.

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