The long wait was finally over when CAT 2017 results were declared on January 8, 2018 at the official website.
CAT 2017 witnessed a few differences in the profile of aspirants topping the exam. This is a welcoming change as CAT exam has been dominated by engineering students. Check CAT Cutoff For the first time, 3 aspirants from a non-engineering background and 2 women were among the top scorers. It serves as a source of encouragement for students going forward.
This year’s topper’s list has undergone some significant change. We are really proud of them and laud their hard work. Given below are the names of top scorers who made it to the elite list.
|Mayank Raj||100||Vaishali, Bihar|
|Meet Agarwal||100||Surat, Gujarat|
|Pattrick D’Souza||100||Thane, Maharashtra|
|Pramod Beri||100||Phagwara, Punjab|
|Sai Praneeth Reddy||100||Hyderabad, Telangana|
|Vishal Vohra||100||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Gaurav Saha||99.9||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Kaustabh Sharma||99.98||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh|
|Shikhar Sachdeva||99.98||New Delhi|
|Bishwadeep Bagchi||99.96||Warangal, Andhra Pradesh|
|Prohibitnob Sarkar||99.94||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Sharad Mishra||99.92||Uttar Pradesh|
Based on CAT 2017 results, IIMs and tops B-schools initiate the screening procedure by short-listing aspirants. The best aspirants will be invited for the next round of the admission procedure.
Selected aspirants have to appear for Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (DG) and Individual Interview (PI). Based on the performance on these rounds, aspirants are selected. According to officials, 20,000 aspirants will take part in the second round out of which 5,000 students will be selected in different IIMs and top B-schools across the country.
For those aspirants who do not have a perfect score obligatory not be worried. Even in the past, aspirants with lower CAT scores have been selected based on their work experience or academic credentials. They are still in the running to get a seat at one of the best B-schools.
Aspirants can begin filling the application forms of the below institutes. They will accept the scores of CAT Exam 2017. Aspirants securing the at least CAT Cutoff 2017 will proceed towards GD/PI rounds.
|Institute Name||Application Dates||Link|
|IIM Ahmedabad||Until January 22, 2018||Click Here|
|NITIE CAT Cutoff & Admission 2018||Until January 22, 2018||Click Here|
|IIM Lucknow||January 31, 2018||Click Here|