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Madhya Pradesh High Court issues notice to all 13 IIMs on CAT scores

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MP High Court issues notice to all 13 IIMs

The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued a notice to all 13 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on CAT 2013 scores.

High Court asked IIMs to explain about normalisation and scaling process of CAT 2013.

Additionally, the HC has also issued a notice to central government, the CAT examination conducting committee and Prometric, the company which administrates the exam.

HC also directed all 13 IIMs to put a hold in the admission process, till the final decision of the writ petition. The HC will hear the petition on 07th March 2014.

CAT aspirants also filed write petitions, alleging discrepancy in the scoring.

Last week, some candidates of CAT 2013 had filed a petition in Delhi High Court supplicating for a hold in the admission process.

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CAT 2013 results were announced on 14th January 2014. Many of the candidates have been demanding a re-evaluation.

"The entire methodology for computation of marks for CAT 2013 is faulty. We have asked for the raw marks of all students who appeared in the exam. The marks should not be processed so many times. In fact, there should not be 2-3 layers of filtration," said Piyush Mathur, CAT student.

A total of eight candidates had scored 100 percentile in CAT 2013 exam. The test was conducted by IIM Indore.

According to sources, CAT 2012 scores of 80 examinees on the website have been tampered / altered, resulting in inflation of scores for these examinees.

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