Check out the CAT 2016 Cut off list released by IIMs

CAT 2016 results have been announced now and post result declaration, a separate CAT 2016 cut off list of shortlisted candidates is released by each IIM for next level of selection process.

CAT Cut offs, IIMs have been known to have set an extremely high bar falling in the bracket of 95-99.98 percentile. Apart from the overall cut off, each institute also announces a sectional cut off. The sectional cut-off is the cut off for each section of the CAT Exam Pattern that the candidate needs to qualify along with the overall cut off.

CAT 2016 Percentiles

CAT Result is declared in terms of percentile, commonly referred as CAT Percentile. A percentile is a measure used to indicate the value below which a given percentage of test takers fall. On the basis of CAT percentile, a candidate will be shortlisted for admissions in IIMs and other top B-schools. The CAT percentile is calculated on the basis of the CAT normalisation process adopted by the IIMs.

CAT 2016 Score card

Following details are inhere your Score Card:

  • CAT Registration number / U-ID (User ID)
  • Candidate’s name
  • Candidate’s category
  • Date of birth (DOB) and Gender
  • Date and time of examination
  • Candidate contact details and email id
  • Scaled Score of Section 1 (Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension)
  • Percentile of Section 1 (Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension)
  • Scaled Score of Section 2 (Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)
  • Percentile of Section 2 (Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)
  • Scaled Score of Section 3 (Quantitative Ability)
  • Percentile of Section 3 (Quantitative Ability)
  • Overall Scaled Score
  • Overall Percentile

CAT Score Card will look like the below image:

CAT 2016 Cut off List

Cut Offs for IIMs

Various IIMs have released their percentile cut offs.  

IIMs GEN OBC-NC SC ST PwD
IIM Ahmedabad Cut off 80 60 75 70 70
IIM Bangalore Cut off 90 80 75 75 75
IIM Kozhikode Cut off 90 80 65 55 55
IIM Raipur Cut off 90 81 75 65 65
IIM Calcutta Cut off 80 75 65 60 65
IIM Lucknow Cut off 90 82 70 65 7
IIM Trichy Cut off 90 81 75 65 65
IIM Rohtak Cut off 85 75 60 60 60
IIM Udaipur Cut off 90 81 75 65 65

 

IIMs Seats Reservation Criteria

Category Reservation
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC-NC 27%
PwD 3%

 

Seats at IIM

S. No. B-School No. of Seats S. No. B-School No. of Seats
1 IIM Bangalore 412 11 IIM Ranchi 155
2 IIM Ahmedabad 385 12 IIM Kashipur 210
3 IIM Calcutta 462 13 IIM Udaipur 180
4 IIM Lucknow 436 14 IIM Nagpur 60
5 IIM Kozhikode 353 15 IIM Bodh Gaya 60
6 IIM Indore 550 16 IIM Visakhapatnam 60
7 IIM Shillong 120 17 IIM Sirmaur 60
8 IIM Rohtak 170-180 18 IIM Sambalpur 140
9 IIM Raipur 210 19 IIM Amritsar 60
10 IIM Trichy 180 20 IIM Jammu 60

 

IIM Admission Criteria

Although the IIM Admission Criteria are announced by the individual IIMs, the actual interview call cut offs differ with huge margins.

IIM Max. Score Interview Call Cut off Percentile Cut off Percentile Stated in Admission Criteria
IIM Ahmedabad 100 99.50 90
IIM Ranchi 100 96.5 90
IIM Raipur 100 96 90
IIM Trichy 100 96.82 90
IIM Udaipur 100 96.82 90

Stay tuned for more updates.
All the best. (y)

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