IIM Calcutta shortlists 1990 candidates based on CAT 2018 percentile for PGP-2019-21

IIM Calcutta shortlists 1990 candidates based on CAT 2018 percentile for PGP-2019-21
Sreetama Datta | Jan 6, 2019 - 11:18 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, JANUARY 5: IIM Calcutta has released the names of the shortlisted candidates for the PGP batch of 2019-21 on January 5, 2019. As per the official reports, a total of 1990 candidates are called for further rounds of interview with the percentage of female candidates approximately 43. One transgender candidate is included within the shortlist as well.

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CAT 2018 result was officially declared on CAT website on Saturday, January 05, 2019, around 10 AM. Candidates can download their scorecards by entering the credentials (User ID and password) in the official website (iimcat.ac.in).

Highlights of CAT 2018 Result

  • As many as 11 candidates have scored an overall 100 percentile in CAT 2018. The top 11 candidates are male and are from the engineering/technology background. From the graduation records, it was derived that seven candidates are from different IITs and two candidates are from Jadavpur University. From the permanent address provided during the CAT application process, seven candidates are from Maharashtra, two from West Bengal, and one each from the states of Karnataka and Bihar.

  • 21 candidates have scored an overall 99.99 percentile in CAT 2018. Out of the 21 candidates, 19 candidates from engineering background.

IIM Calcutta conducted CAT 2018 in two shifts on November 25, 2018, in 147 cities pan India. A record number of candidates appeared for CAT 2018 (2,09,405 candidates). The gender distribution of the candidates appeared for the examination are -

  • Number of male candidates: 136075

  • Number of female candidates: 73326

  • Number of transgender candidates: Four(4)

After the declaration of CAT result 2018, various IIMs will release their shortlist for further selection process considering CAT score and other mentioned criteria. More than 100 other non-IIM institutions will use CAT score for admission to their management programmes as well.

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