CAT results 2018 declared at iimcat.ac.in: 11 engineers secured 100 percentile
New Delhi : The Indian Institutes of Management has announced the results of CAT 2018. Though the board has mentioned to change the format of the Combined Admission Test (CAT) to enrol students from diverse backgrounds, 10 engineers secured 100 percentile in the exam. The news has been officialy released by the IIM Calcutta who has conducted the CAT 2018.
However, there was a tie between 21 students across the country who had secured 99.99 percentile score and held the second rank. Out of these, 19 students were from engineering and technology background.
State-wise, most toppers are from Maharashtra with as many as seven candidates scoring 100 percentile in CAT 2018. The list also includes top rank holder of this year, Rounak Majumdar who hails from Thane, Maharashtra and has pursued his graduation from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur.
Anubhav Garg from IIT-Delhi with 99.99 percentile score is the second rank holder. Rounak Majumdar is the CAT topper who is also an IIT student. Both the rank holders gave stress on online mock test to prepare for CAT exam.
Among other states, two 100 percentile score came from West Bengal, and one each from Karnataka and Bihar.
In CAT 2018 exam, a total of 2,09,405 candidates had appeared for the exam, which was conducted in test centres spread across 147 cities. The number of test takers, according to IIM Calcutta, was the highest this year. Out of the total, 1,36,075 were male candidates and 73,326 were women. This year four transgender candidates have also cleared the exam.
CAT results have been declared on CAT website. Candidates are advised to download their scorecards from the iimcat.ac.in for future reference.