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CAT 2014 results to be declared today evening
Saturday December 27, 2014 7:00 PM, IANS

The much awaited results of the Common Admission Test (CAT 2014) will be declared today i.e. Saturday December 27 in the evening, it is officially announced.

CAT 2014 Results

"The results of the CAT 2014 will be declared on the official CAT website on December 27 in the evening", Rohit Kapoor, Convener CAT 2014, said Thursday.

The results will be posted online on:

The Common Admission Test (CAT), conducted by the IIM-Indore for the session 2014, was held on two days - November 16 and November 22, 2014.

On the basis of CAT 2014 results and the percentiles scored by the candidates, 13 existing and 6 proposed IIMs will short list about 25,000 candidates for the final admission round. The number of candidates proposed to be shortlisted thsi year is higher than earlier years.

Apart from the IIMs, top rated B schools will also offer admission to high percentilers scoring a percentile between 80 to 99 in the academic session 2015-16 for MBA/PGDM batch 2015-17.

Scores of the candidates are subjected to a process of normalization. The process to be implemented will adjust for location and scale differences of score distributions across different forms and the scaled scores obtained by this process shall be converted into percentiles for purposes of short listing candidates.

While reporting the result, scaled scores for each section (Section I: Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, section II: Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning) and total score along with the percentile shall be published.

Normalization process of scoring is an established practice for comparing candidate scores across multiple Forms and is adopted by other large educational selection tests conducted in India such as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

For each correct answer, three points are awarded to the examinee. That means, the total maximum score in CAT 2014 will be 300 since the total number of questions will be 100. The test had two sections of 50 questions each.

The two sections were - Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI) and the other section included Verbal Ability (VA) and Logical Reasoning (LR).

For each incorrect answer, one point is deducted. There will be no penalty for questions that were left unanswered.


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