CAT 2018- As per the latest notification released on the official website of CAT i.e. iimcat.ac.in, CAT 2018 has been declared on January 5, 2019 by IIM Calcutta. Candidates, who appeared for CAT 2018 on November 25, will be able to check their CAT 2018 result on the official website i.e. iimcat.ac.in. The CAT result are the same as leaked through the source code of the official website on January 01. The CAT result was suppused ot be our at 1:00pm as per the previous announcement, however, the result was reeased earlier and made available for the aspirants at 9:30 am.
Take a look at the announcement made on the official website of IIM CAT
However, there were some technical glitches due to which candidates couldn’t view their CAT 2018 percentile. However, there was no official confirmation on the same. Yesterday, IIMCAT official flashed a notification put an end to the guessing game, confirming that the students can check their CAT 2018 result Jan 5. The CAT scorecard can also be downloaded from the website using the login ids available with the candidates. Read on to find out more about the CAT 2018 result here:
About the Technical Glitch
CAT 2018 Result was out for a brief time, thanks to a technical glitch on the official website of the MBA entrance exam i.e. iimcat.ac.in. As per several reports on the social media, CAT 2018 aspirants were able to check their percentile for the exam using a technical glitch or loophole on the website. The reports claim that aspirants could check their CAT 2018 Results online on iimcat.ac.in through the source code of the website. The reports also suggested that candidates could check their results by following the below-given steps:
- Step 1: Visit the official CAT 2018 website i.e. iimcat.ac.in
- Step 2: Login to the portal using your ID and Password
- Step 3: Right Click and select Inspect Source Code
- Step 4: Press CTRL + F
- Step 5: Type / Search ‘C Data’
- Step 6: Your Percentile will be revealed
Although many MBA aspirants have claimed that they have been able to check their CAT 2018 percentile using this method, there is no official communication from IIM Calcutta – the institute conducting the CAT 2018 exam.
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However, shortly after the reports of this loophole to check CAT 2018 percentile, the login page of CAT 2018 on the website was disabled. But looking at the frequency of updates that are being implemented on the CAT 2018 website, it seems that the CAT 2018 result will be announced in this week. Candidates can go through the detailed procedure for checking CAT 2018 result and also understand different aspects related to it by going through the details provided below.
How to check the CAT Result 2018
Follow these steps to access and download CAT Result 2018:
- As soon as the CAT Result is declared, you will get a message from HP IIMCAT about your percentile in CAT based on your application number. This will automatically let you log in to the official CAT website and begin the CAT score card download process.
- After you have made it to the official CAT website, make sure to login with your registered CAT id and password as an existing user on the button “Download Score Card”
- Subsequently, you will be able to view and download your CAT score card. You must take a print out of the downloaded score card for future communication.
Your expectation Vs the actual CAT score
Now, it’s time to compare the CAT score with your expectation. Please don’t panic even if you get a low score that won’t get you into the top IIMs. Check for other options, and find out the best MBA colleges based on the CAT score you have got. You will definitely find one. All the best!
A better CAT score
What if destiny smiles on you and fall on the bright side of CAT exam 2018? Suppose, you get 85 percentile in the CAT exam, but you were expecting 70 percentile. This is the case where your CAT score exceeded your expectation. Great news that is! In this situation, you will get a number of calls from best MBA colleges across India that accepts CAT score. Nevertheless, the need of the hour is to check whether you have applied to those colleges or not. Here are some of the best colleges that will give you admission based on your score in the range of 80 to 85 percentile.
If your CAT Score 2018 didn’t match your expectation
God forbid this shouldn’t happen; however, if your score didn’t match your expectation, you must not panic at all. Suppose, you expected a score in the range of 80 to 90 percentile, nevertheless, what you actually fetched was 72 percentile in the CAT Exam 2018. Don’t worry, as you still have a lot of options to explore and find a best college based on this score. Here’s a list of some of the best colleges that will give your admission even with a low score in CAT exam 2018.
Almost 2 Lakh candidates appeared in the CAT exam and are eagerly waiting for the judgment day that will seal their fate to a bright future. It is based on the CAT result; students will be able to think about their admission in top 5 IIMs or other best colleges accepting CAT score. This year, the number of test takers was more by 4000 as compared to last year’s CAT test takers.
Hope you get admission in your dream MBA College. In case, you want to have your say, please free to pen down your thoughts in the comment box below. Also, you can share this article across your circle to let your friends know about the upcoming CAT result and the best B-schools accepting low and high CAT scores.