CAT 2018 Result

05 Dec, 2018

CAT 2018 Result –  The result of CAT 2018 is soon to be declared by the examination conducting authority i.e. IIM Calcutta. As the CAT 2018 exam has been concluded on 25th November 2018, candidates would be so eager for the declaration in online mode in the second week of January 2019 tentatively. The result of CAT 2018 will be in the form of scorecard consisting both overall as well as sectional scaled scores and percentiles. The percentile of CAT exam will be sent through SMS on the registered mobile number of the candidate and are advised to keep till the admission process is over. Hence, the result will be valid only for one year i.e. until December 31, 2018. Moreover, post declaration of the result, each participating institute will release the cutoff percentile and accordingly, the candidates will be called for selection procedure round. Lastly, based on the CAT 2018 marks, performance in GD and PI rounds, previous academic records etc. Therefore, lastly, candidates ought to go thoroughly through the article to have detailed information about CAT 2018 result.


CAT 2018 Result: Important Dates to Remember

The important dates related to CAT 2018 result are given below:

CAT Exam Events Dates
CAT 2018 Exam 25th November 2018
The release of CAT 2018 Result 1st or 2nd week of January 2019
Shortlisting Process 4th week of January 2019
Selection Procedure February – March 2019
Final Selection April 2019

How to check the CAT 2018 Result?

    For the ease of the aspirants, a step by step procedure is given to download the CAT  2018 Result. The steps are discussed below:

    • Firstly, you need to visit the official website of CAT 2018 or click on the link given.
    • Login with the registration credentials –  user id and password
    • Click on the tab ‘login’
    • Click on the tab ‘Score Card’ and download your CAT 2018 result cum scorecard.
    • The last step is to take a print, save and preserve CAT 2018 Scorecard till the admission  process will be completed

    Information Printed on CAT 2018 Result cum Score Card

    The following details will be printed on the CAT 2018 scorecard cum result:

    1. Name of the candidate.
    2. Candidate’s contact details and email ID.
    3. Category
    4. Date and time of the examination.
    5. Date of birth.
    6. Gender
    7. Overall percentile
    8. Overall score
    9. Instructions for post of CAT 2018 result.
    10. Section 1 percentile(VARC)
    11. Section 2 percentile (Data interpretation and logical reasoning)
    12. Section 2 percentile (Quantitative ability)
    13. Unique ID and registration number.
    14. Scaled score of section 1 (verbal ability and reading comprehension).
    15. Scaled score of section 2 (Data interpretation and logical reasoning)
    16. Scaled score of section 3 (Quantitative ability)

    How is CAT 2018 Result Calculated?

    1. According to CAT 2018 marking scheme, three marks will be awarded to each correct response.
    2. For every incorrect answer, there will be negative marking as well. For every incorrect response, there will be a deduction of one mark.
    3. However, negative marking is applicable to Non-MCQ’s.

    CAT 2018 Score Vs Percentile

    Candidates who have appeared in CAT 2018 exam need to go through the information provided in the table furnished below. After scrutinizing the information, candidates will be able to know the difference between score and percentile how both the parameters vary:

    CAT Score

    CAT Percentile

    155.8 to 200.4

    99 to 99.9

    142.8 to 155.2

    98 to 98.9

    134.6 to 141

    97 to 97.8

    128.2 to 134.2

    96 to 96.9

    123.3 to 127.9

    95 to 95.9

    What after the declaration of CAT 2018 Result?                  

    Post declaration of CAT 2018 result, each participating institute will release the cutoff percentile. The score of CAT 2018 exam will be accepted by 20 IIMs along with 100+ B-schools across the country. Now, let’s have a look at the below-given details:


    Cutoff Percentile

    Availability of Seats

    IIM Calcutta



    IIM Bangalore



    IIM Lucknow



    IIM Ahmedabad



    IIM Kozhikode                                   



    IIM Indore



    IFMR Chennai



    CAT 2018 Selection Procedure

    Candidates, while filling the application were given an opportunity to select their choice of participating institutes in which they wished to get admission. After each participating institute release the cutoff percentile, it is checked whether the candidates who had applied for that particular institute fulfills the minimum qualifying marks or not. If yes, their names will be announced to participate in selection procedure round that involves Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Further, on the basis of CAT score, performance and marks acquired in GD and PI rounds, previous academic record, work experience etc., the final merit list is released that contains the names of the candidates who can get into the institute for courses such as MBA, PGDM etc.

    Apart from this, post selection procedure round, candidates have to go for the verification of the document. Therefore, what are the significant documents, candidate needs to carry for verification are below-cited.

    • Caste Certificate
    • PWD Certificate (for those who are physically disabled)
    • Mark sheets of 10th, 12th, and Graduation
    • CAT 2018 Score Card
    • CAT 2018 Admit Card etc.

    Highlights: CAT 2018 Result

    1. The overall scaled score is the sum of scaled scores of all the three sections.
    2. People often get confused between percentile and percentage. Percentile is who receive score more or less than the candidate.
    3. All the queries related to CAT 2018 result cum scorecard will be solved by IIM.No examination centre will solve any sort of any query or question.
    4. The candidates appearing for the examination are eligible to receive scorecard cum result. Candidates are advised to keep the copy of CAT 2018 result until the admission procedure gets over.
    5. CAT 2018 scorecard is valid until one year i.e 31st December 2019.
    6. IIM’s and non-IIM institutes independently take decisions for the usage of CAT’s score. There are further steps in the admission procedure after the CAT 2018 Examination.
    7. Detection of instances of incorrect information and process violation by a candidate at any stage can result in disqualification of the candidate. Candidate’s score will become null and void and he/she will not be allowed to appear for CAT in future. If any issues related to the information are undetected during the current selection process but are detected in subsequent years, such disqualification will take place with retrospective effect.

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