During the second week of this month (January), the results of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2016 are expected to be out. According to a spokesperson of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, it is confirmed that the results of the top MBA entrance test will be declared on time.
"As of now, everything is on schedule. CAT 2016 results will be declared by the second week of January," he said. In order to get admissions in top MBA colleges and Business Schools such as IIMs across the country, CAT scores are useful.
CAT scorecards will consist of attributes such as scaled score of verbal ability section, percentile of verbal ability section, sclaed score of logical reasoning and data interpretation section, percentile of logical reasoning and data interpretation section, scaled score of quantitative ability section, overall scaled score, overall percentile.
On Sunday (4 December, 2016), CAT 2016 exam was was conducted. The exam was held across 138 cities, about 1.95 lakh candidates have to said to have taken-up the examination. This year, CAT 2016 saw a seven-year high of registrations with 2,32,434 applications. CAT 2016 was organised by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
The number of questions and pattern was as similar as that of the last year say experts. The questions were similar to the previous year had 3 sections verbal ability and reading comprehension (34 questions), data interpretation and logical reasoning (32 questions) and quantitative ability (34 questions). The data interpretation and logical reasoning part was said to be the toughest section this year.
"If we were to summarise CAT 2016 in one line it would be this: An examination with the same format as of CAT 2015 but with a higher difficulty level," MBA expert Parasharanchari, COO of Endeavour Careers remarked.
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