engineers have scored a perfect 100 percentile marks in the
CAT-2010 - the gateway to pursue MBA in Indian Institutes of
Management (IIMs) and other prestigious business schools. The
results were announced Wednesday.
"Of the eight engineers, two are from Mumbai and one each from
Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai and Indore," Himanshu Rai,
the convenor of Common Admission Test (CAT)-2010 and professor
with IIM-Lucknow, told reporters.
The responsibility of organising CAT-2010 for admissions in 10
IIMs and other business schools was with IIM-Kolkata and
According to sources, the trend related to the results indicates
that "CAT-2010 was tough".
While a total of 204,267 candidates registered for CAT-2010,
186,238 candidates appeared for the online test that was organised
in two lots from Oct 27 to Nov 24, officials said.
With around 30,000 registrations, Maharashtra had the highest
number of candidates registered for the prestigious exams. It was
followed by Uttar Pradesh with around 26,000 candidates and Delhi
with over 19,000 candidates.
A total of 40 sets of question papers were prepared for the