CAT 2018 Result through Source Code; Technical glitch to be rectified soon

CAT 2018 Result through Source Code; Technical glitch to be rectified soon
Ranjini Basu | Jan 2, 2019 - 2:59 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, JANUARY 2: Technical glitches happen to be associated with Common Admission Test (CAT) almost every year. The official result of CAT 2018 yet to be announced. However, candidates who appeared for the test can check the same using page source code. As per some unofficial reports, some aspirants have claimed that the result can be checked on the official website through source code with a little bit of programming skills. IIM Calcutta, the conducting body of the exam this year, has denied the same.

Currently, the login page at the official website ( has been disabled by the exam conducting authorities.

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What exactly happened?

Due to some technical glitches, the CAT 2018 login was inactive yesterday. It started working in the afternoon. Some students, especially the ones who knew programming skills, visited the official website and logged in. After that, they simply made a right-click on the page and clicked View Page Source. Now, they made a search Scorecard on the page and their CAT 2018 percentile was available inside CDATA brackets.

If candidates like to check their overall percentile in CAT 2018 exam, they can use the given method. However, it must be noted that it’s the unofficial result. Candidates wouldn’t be able to check their sectional score with this method. The login page on the official website went through some technical glitches yesterday. IIM-C is likely to fix the problem and will release the result soon. Only then, candidates will be able to check the complete sectional as well as overall score.

A lot of aspirants got really confused with the incident as a similar case happened three years back but avoid any kind of confusion, IIM released the exam result officially on the same day.

How to check official CAT 2018 result?

  • Visit the official website of CAT 2018

  • Login through your registration credentials – CAT User ID and Password

  • Click on the tab ‘Score Card’

  • Download your CAT 2018 Result cum Scorecard

Candidates are advised to take the printout of the result and keep it until the admission process is complete. IIM Calcutta might release the CAT 2018 result in a day or two. We shall keep you posted regarding the release date of CAT result 2018.

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