CAT 2017 Result Declared (Download PDF)

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The results of the common admission test (CAT) declared today. As many as 20 IIMs will accept the scores of CAT 2017 along with 100 + B-schools of India. 20 candidates have scored an overall 100 percentile in CAT 2017.

CAT 2017 Result Declared

Topper Candidates

  • 20 candidates have scored an overall 100 percentile in CAT 2017.
  • Out of which two are female candidates and three are non-engineering students
  • These toppers candidates in CAT 2017 have different profile as compared to last year CAT toppers.


  • More than 199,000 candidates seek admission in India՚s top business schools, including the IIMs.
  • IIMs will next announce their admission criteria largely based on CAT score, writing ability, group discussion and personal interviews.
  • India has 20 IIMs which declare about 4,000 students into their flagship 2 year management programs.
  • CAT was conducted in two shifts on November 26,2017.
  • 1,99, 632 candidates appeared for the exam across 140 cities.
  • Number of test takers this year was the largest in last 3 years.
  • Last year also there were 20 toppers, all of whom were male and engineering students.

How to Check

  • Candidates can check the result online using their CAT id and password on iimcat. ac. in.
Online Checking Result of CAT through Id and Password

CAT 2017 Overview

Table Contain Shows the CAT 2017 Overview
Name of TestCommon Admission Test
Purpose of TestQualifying Test for admission to 20 IIMs and 100 + B-schools
Conducted byIndian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM Lucknow)
Mode of ConductComputer-based test (Online mode)
Exam typeNational Level
PeriodicityOnce in a year
Score or Grade Validity1 year
Annual Number of Test Takers1,99, 632 in 2017
Negative MarkingYes (1 mark for each wrong answer)
SyllabusQuestions are asked from VRC, QA, DI & LR
No. of Questions100
Pattern of TestMCQs and Non-MCQs
Test Duration3: 00 hours

Year Wise CAT Result Trend

Table Contain Shows the Year Wise CAT Result Trend
YearNo. of RegistrationsNo. of candidates given the testDeclaration of CAT ResultCAT Result Declaring IIMScores obtainedConversion into percentile
CAT 20162,32, 3431,95, 000January 9th, 2017IIM Bangalore220.09 - 241.68100
CAT 20152,18, 6641,79, 602January 8th, 2016IIM Ahmedabad254.61 - 249.90100
215.54 - 215.4399.89
CAT 20141,96, 9881,67, 829December 27th, 2014IIM Indore268.700 - 261.740100

CAT Cut off for IIMs

Table Contain Shows the CAT Cut off for IIMs
1IIM Ahmedabad8075706070
2IIM Bangalore9080757575
3IIM Calcutta9085707070
4IIM Kozhikode9080655555
5IIM Lucknow9082706565
6IIM Indore9080605050
7IIM Visakhapatnam9080755555
8IIM Bodh Gaya> 90> 75> 55> 35> 65
9IIM Ranchi9078604040
10IIM Kashipur9078604040

Category Wise CAT 2017 Cutoff

Table Contain Shows the Category Wise CAT 2017 Cutoff
IIM AhmedabadVRC7065605060
DI & LR7065605060
IIM BangaloreVRC8575706060
DI & LR8070656060
IIM CalcuttaVRC8075656060
DI & LR8075656060
IIM LucknowVRC8577555050
DI & LR8577555050
IIM IndoreVRC8070554545
DI & LR8070554545
IIM KozhikodeVRC8070604040
DI & LR8070604040

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- Published/Last Modified on: January 8, 2018

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