CAT Result 2020 (OUT) Live Updates - IIM CAT Exam Result Direct Link, Cutoff

IIM Indore has released CAT result 2020 at A direct link to check CAT exam result is here. Candidates can download CAT 2020 scorecard through login.

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NEW DELHI - IIM, Indore has released the CAT result 2020 in online mode at 4.30 pm. Candidates can visit the official website i.e. 2020 to check IIM CAT 2020 result. A direct link to check the result of CAT 2020 is provided below.

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CAT Result 2020- Live Updates

  • Total Number of candidates registered: 227835
  • Number of candidates appeared: 190143
  • CAT 2020 result date and time: January 2, 2021 at 4.30 pm
  • CAT result 2020 website: 2020
  • Credential required to check CAT 2020 result: User Id and password

Candidates need to enter User Id and password to check the result of CAT 2020 exam. CAT exam 2020 was conducted on November 29 in 3 shifts. The exam was conducted in computer-based mode.

IIM Indore has declared the toppers along with CAT result 2021. Along with the result, CAT 2020 toppers are also released, below are some of the CAT 2020 toppers

CAT Result 2020 Toppers

  • Ramya who has scored 99.99 percentile,
  • Ekansh Agarwal - 99.98 percentile,
  • Adit Sanjanwala - 99.85 percentile,
  • Saurav Kumar Singh - 98.45 and
  • Reshma George - 99 percentile.

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CAT Result 2020 - IIM Indore has announced CAT 2020 result on the official website i.e. Keep visiting the page to know CAT result 2021 live updates.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:32 PM IST

IIM Admissions- Parameters

At the time of selection process, IIMs will consider the following factors to shortlist candidates.

CAT 2020 scoreClass 10 score
Class 12 scoreGraduation score 
Academic diversityWAT/ GD-PI score
Work experienceGender diversity
Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:31 PM IST

CAT Results- Attendance Recorded this year

IIM CAT Nov 29, 2020 Attendance


Candidates Scheduled

Candidates Present

Present %

# Candidates Absent

Shift 1





Shift 2





Shift 3










Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:23 PM IST

IIMCAT Result 2020- IIM cut off institute wise

Given below the expected CAT cutoffs for IIM admission 2021.

IIM CampusCAT cutoff 2020 (in percentile)
IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta99-100
IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode97-98 
IIM Nagpur, IIM Amritsar, IIM Sambalpur95-96
IIM Raipur, IIM Trichi, IIM Ranchi, IIM Kashipur 94-95
IIM Udaipur, IIM Vizag, IIM Bodhgaya92-94
IIM Sirmaur, IIM Shillong90
Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:19 PM IST

When IIM admission will start?

After closing of application form window of respective IIMs, they will release the schedule of their selection rounds. As per CAT cutoffs candidates can apply for it.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:19 PM IST

CAT Result 2021- When IIM admission will start?

After closing of application form window of respective IIMs, they will release the schedule of their selection rounds. As per CAT cutoffs, candidates can apply for it.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:15 PM IST

CAT 2020 Result- IIM Indore Director- Himanshu Rai encourages CAT aspirants

Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:13 PM IST

IIMCAT 2020 marks vs percentile

As per past year CAT results analysis, check CAT 2020 marks vs percentile range prepared by experts.

CAT percentile rangeCAT overall score
Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:10 PM IST

CAT college predictor

By using CAT college predictor, candidates can know their chances of getting calls from top MBA colleges on their CAT score. Along with that candidates will get to know required CAT cutoff 2020.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 07:06 PM IST

CAT 2020- IIM Admissions

After declaration of CAT 2020 result, IIM admission process will begin which includes the shortlisting of candidates on the basis of Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 06:58 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- What is the validity?

IIM CAT scores 2020 are valid till December 31, 2021. After the validity is over, no queries related to CAT results of scores will be enter tained. Candidates are advised to download the CAT 2020 result card as soon as possible and keep it safe.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 06:50 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- Other MBA Entrance exams

CAT 2020 result is out now, those who have unable to secure a good percentile in CAT, they can appear for other MBA entrance exam such as...

  • CMAT
  • XAT
  • IIFT
  • SNAP
  • MAT
  • NMAT by GMAC
  • ATMA
Jan. 2, 2021 | 06:41 PM IST

IIM CAT Result 2020- List of IITs accept scores

After the declaration of CAT 2020 result, all the IIT's who offers MBA admission will their application form for the same. On the basis of CAT 2020 score, candidates can apply to the following IITs.

IIT BombayIIT Delhi
IIT RoorkeeIIT Kanpur
IIT MadrasIIT Kharagpur
IIT Dhanbad
Jan. 2, 2021 | 06:32 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- What to do in case of low scores?

There are certain B-schools which accepts low CAT percentile. Check the list of Management institutes accpets low CAT score.

B-SchoolOverall Percentile
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra50 Percentile
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad50+ Percentile
Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Ahmedabad50+ Percentile
New Delhi Institute of Management, New Delhi50+ Percentile
School of Management Sciences, Varanasi55 Percentile
Jan. 2, 2021 | 05:51 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- Statistics

  • Number of registered male candidates- 1,47,699 
  • Number of female candidates- 80135.

IIM Indore successfully conducted CAT 2020 on November 29 in computer based mode. After the conclusion of the CAT 2020 exam, CAT convenor released the slot wise CAT 2020 statistics about the total number of candidates who appeared for the exam. Out of the total 2, 27, 835 candidates who registered for CAT 2020, 190143 candidates appeared for it in overall three slots.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 05:40 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- Overall percentile of toppers

Along with the CAT 2020 result, name of few toppers with their overall CAT percentile are also released. Below are CAT result 2020 topper

Name of the candidatesPercentile score
Reshma George99
Saurav Kumar Singh98.45
Adit Sanjhawala99.85
Ekansh Agarwal99.98
Jan. 2, 2021 | 05:29 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- Check Seat matrix of IIMs

After CAT 2020 result declaration, candidates have to apply for IIMs. Candidates must check the IIM seat matrix before applying to any IIM. 


Number of Seats*

IIM Bangalore

MBA- 412

IIM Ahmedabad

PGP- 398


IIM Lucknow

PGP & PGP-AB- 436

IIM Calcutta

MBA- 480+

IIM Kozhikode

PGP- 360

IIM Indore


IIM Raipur

PGP- 260+

IIM Shillong

MBA- 125

IIM Rohtak

PGP- 140+

IIM Ranchi

PGP- 200+

IIM Trichy

PGPM- 230


IIM Kashipur

MBA- 90

IIM Amritsar

MBA- 150+

IIM Udaipur

MBA- 325

IIM Nagpur

PGP- 225+

IIM Bodhgaya

MBA- 150+

IIM Sirmaur

MBA- 100+

IIM Sambalpur

PGP- 180

IIM Jammu

MBA- 180+

IIM Visakhapatnam

PGP- 60

Jan. 2, 2021 | 05:13 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- Know all about IIM admission criteria

Candidates based on the IIM CAT scores can apply for IIMs. Below are the factors considered to offer a seat in IIMs.

  • Number of candidates who appeared for CAT 2020

  • The difficulty level of the exam

  • Availability of seats

  • Past years’ cutoff trends

  • The institute’s reputation 

Candidates qualifying the cutoff marks will then be shortlisted for further admission process on the basis of their CAT 2020 score.

The shortlisted candidates will then have to appear for WAT/GD-PI after which they will be given admission as per the calculation of composite score and final selection.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 05:07 PM IST

CAT result 2020 - How will the scorecard look like?

Candidates can now be able to download their CAT 2020 result cum CAT scorecard from the official website of IIMCAT. The official CAT 2020 result contain all the details details such as candidate's name, registration number, category, photo, sectional score, overall score, sectional percentile and overall percentile. Candidates can download their CAT result by using their login ID and password. The validity of the CAT 2020 result is one year and can be accessed till one year via a tab aside- ‘CAT 2020 scorecard’. This is how the CAT 2020 scorecard looks like:

Jan. 2, 2021 | 05:00 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- What after the result?

After the declaration of CAT 2020 result, candidates will be required to apply for MBA admission to IIMs, IITs and leading B-schools of India. Once the result of CAT 2020 is declared, candidates should start preparing for the next stage of selection which includes GD, WAT and PI round. On the basis of CAT exam result, candidates need to shortlist B-schools and apply accordingly. Most of the management institutes announce their admission process after declaration of CAT result.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:58 PM IST

CAT 2020 Result- Top b-schools admitting CAT scores

There are many B-schools which accept CAT score for admission, such as:

Institutes accepting CAT score

Cutoff in percentile

Institute of Rural Management, Anand


FORE School of Management, Delhi


International Management Institute, Delhi


Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay


Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:53 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- Know the CAT cutoff for the IIMs

IIMs will soon release their respective cutoff. The IIM cutoffs are different for different categories of students. The minimum CAT cutoff percentile is between 90-100 for general category students while for reserved categories, the CAT cutoff by IIMs is slightly on the lower side, that is, between 85-98 depending on the institute. CAT cutoff for IIM Ahmedabad for General category was 99-100 percentile in CAT 2019, CAT 2018 and CAT 2017; for IIM Calcutta, it was around 92-99 percentile. 

Expected IIM CAT 2020 cutoff

IIM campus

Expected CAT Cut Off 2020 (in percentile)

IIM Ahmedabad | IIM Bangalore | IIM Calcutta


IIM Lucknow | IIM Indore | IIM Kozhikode


IIM Amritsar | IIM Nagpur | IIM Sambalpur


IIM Trichy | IIM Raipur | IIM Ranchi | IIM Kashipur


IIM Vizag | IIM Udaipur | IIM Bodhgaya


IIM Shillong | IIM Sirmaur


Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:51 PM IST

CAT Result 2020 Topper

IIM CAT 2020 results have been released by Indian Institute of Management. There are a total of 2,27,835 who had candidates registered for CAT 2020. In that, 1,47,699 male candidates, 80,135 female candidates, and one transgender are registered.

Slots/ Shifts

Candidates Scheduled

Candidates Present

Slot 1 (8:30 AM to 10:30 AM)



Slot 2 (12:30 AM to 2:30 PM)



Slot 3 (4:30 PM to 6:30 PM)






CAT 2020 Topper list

The state-wise details of the CAT 2020 toppers who got 100 percentile can be checked below.

  • Shivam Kumar- 99.95 Overall Percentile

  • Syed Abdus Sattar - 99.19 Overall Percentile

  • Armaan Chawla- 98.72 Overall Percentile

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:45 PM IST

CAT Result 2020 - Why it is important?

A total of 190143 candidates appeared for CAT 2020. CAT exam is a gateway for admission to top IIMs and other top MBA colleges in the country. CAT 2020 score is accepted by more than 100 top B-schools in India. Candidates are required to apply for their desired institutes by visiting the related official website before the last date. 

CAT result 2020 also holds significance in the next selection rounds for getting shortlisted in a particular college. The final admission is granted to a student based on CAT 2020 result, GD/PI/WAT rounds, academic profile, work experience and many such parameters.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:41 PM IST

CAT Result 2020 Login Window

Candidates will be able to access the CAT 2020 result by visiting the official website of CAT, i.e. On clicking the CAT 2020 result link, the result window will appear on the screen. In order to view the CAT exam result, candidates will be required to enter their CAT 2020 ID and password. Next click on the scorecard tab and download the CAT 2020 scorecard. This is how the CAT result 2020 window looks like:

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:34 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- How to check scores

In order to check the CAT 2020 result, the candidates have to follow below steps

  • Step 1: Visit the official website which is 
  • Step 2: Now, click on ‘CAT Results’ tab and enter the login credentials
  • Step 3: Subsequently, click on the ‘IIM CAT Result Score Card Download’ link
  • Step 4: CAT Result 2020 will be visible on the screen
  • Step 5: Then, take a print out and download CAT 2020 result for future reference
Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:30 PM IST

CAT Result 2020 - Helpline number and contact details

It is quite possible that the CAT server can crash after the declaration of the CAT result. Moreover, while checking or downloading CAT result, if any problem occurs, then candidates can call CAT helpdesk number which is +91-731-2439410 or email them at

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:30 PM IST

How to calculate the CAT percentile

The formula to calculate candidates CAT sectional and overall percentile is the same and method is mentioned below.

P= (R/ N) x 100

Where P= Percentile score, R= Candidates rank on the basis of CAT scaled score or total number of candidates who rank below and N= Number of candidates who appeared in CAT 2020 (including morning, forenoon and evening) session

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:28 PM IST

CAT 2020 Result - How ranks are allotted

IIM Indore will also release the rank details along with CAT 2020 result. There will be a separate All India ranking list and a category wise IIM CAT rank list. The big question is how this ranking is allotted in the CAT 2020 exam, assuming that many 100 percentiles will be in the CAT 2020 exam.

An IIM CAT score of 100 percentile is given to students who have scored the highest in their exam shift - Morning, Afternoon, and Evening. So these students are allotted CAT 2020 ranks (All India ranks) on the basis of the inter-merit guidelines given by IIM.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:26 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- How to Check Scores?

Candidates can follow the steps that are given below to check the CAT 2020 result.

  • Step 1- Visit the official website of IIM CAT i.e.
  • Step 2- Now click on “Registered Candidate Login” tab and enter login credentials
  • Step 3- Click on IIM CAT result 2020 scorecard link
  • Step 4- CAT 2020 result will appear on the computer screen
  • Step 5- Now download CAT exam result and take a printout of it for future reference
Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:23 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- Know all about the normalisation process

IIMs follow the normalization process to declare CAT 2020 result. 

To avoid any discrimination, the Indian Institute of Management has followed the normalization process for CAT 2020, which has changed the scale differences of the score distributions in different forms. The normalization process is followed as an established procedure, which is to compare the scores of candidates in different forms.

The main objective of the CAT 2020 normalization process is that none of the candidates from both the slots/ shifts get unnecessary benefits or face any disadvantages. CAT 2020 was conducted on a computer-based mode in only three shifts, namely morning, afternoon and evening.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:22 PM IST

CAT 2020 Result- How to calculate CAT percentile

A CAT percentile is a measure of the percentage of candidates below a candidate on the merit list. Follow the methodology given to calculate overall CAT percentile score.

P - Percentile score

N - Total number of candidates

r - Allot rank

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:21 PM IST

IIM CAT Result- How to calculate CAT score

The marks obtained by a candidate based on the scheme representing the exam pattern are called the CAT score.




Questions Answered



Correct Answers



Wrong Answers



Marks for Correct Answers

75*3= 225

80*3= 240

Marks for Wrong Answers

25*1= 25

8*1= 8

CAT Score

225-25= 200

240-8= 232

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:18 PM IST

CAT Result 2020- Check Score vs Percentile

CAT 2020 scorecard includes the scrores and percentile secured by the candidates. CAT scorecard has two main scores; CAT scaled score and the CAT percentile score as well as sectional and overall.

Jan. 2, 2021 | 04:17 PM IST

CAT 2020 Result - Details mentioned in Score Card

Candidates can download their scorecard after the announcement of CAT 2020 result. After the CAT result 2020 declaration, toppers list and CAT cutoff will also be released along with the candidate's merit list.

CAT Scorecard 2020- Details

  • Name of the candidate
  • Candidate’s contact details
  • Town/ city, District, State, Email ID
  • CAT registration number, PwD status, Gender, Category, Date of birth, Date and time of CAT 2020
  • CAT sectional scaled score and sectional percentile score for VARC, DILR, and QA
  • CAT overall scaled score and the overall percentile score
  • Other instruction regarding CAT 2020 scorecard
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