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CAT 2019: Exam Analysis, Expected Cut off for IIMs and best MBA colleges in India

Common Admission Test, CAT 2019 first slot is over. Nearly 2 lakh students appear for the examination each year. The initial reactions from the first batch of students who have appeared for Slot 1 of CAT 2019 are now available. While a complete exam analysis would take time, the initial reaction is positive. The paper – as per the candidates was as expected with the DILR section being the lengthiest and the toughest.

Get the complete exam analysis, section wise cut off and expected cut off for scoring 90 percentile and above as we are joined by Mr. Gautam Bawa – Vice President, Career Launcher. Leave your specific questions in the comment section below for answers as he joins us at 1:45 pm. 

CAT 2019: Exam Analysis 

Preliminary reactions from experts say that the examination was moderately difficult with expected twists. Check updates here. 

Update @1.15 pm: As per expert, Mr. Gautam Bawa – Vice President, Career Launcher, the overall difficulty level of CAT 2019 was similar to that of 2018. However, Verbal was trickier than last year whereas Quant and DILR were slightly easier than last year. The tentative cut-offs for 99 percentile are VARC will be between 60 to 63 marks, DILR will be between 48 to 50 marks, QA will be 57 to 60 marks and the overall cut off is expected to be 156-160 marks. 

CAT 2018: Cut off percentile of best MBA colleges of India

Sl. No.Name of the InstituteNIRF RankCut off percentile in 2018
1IIM Bangalore190
2IIM Ahmedabad280
3IIM Calcutta3Above 90
4IIM Lucknow485
5IIM Indore590
6IIM Kozhikode890
7IIT Delhi9Above 98
8IIT Bombay10Above 99
9IIM Udaipur1390 
10IIM Tiruchirappalli1495
11IIT Madras15Above 95
12IIM Raipur1995
13IIM Rohtak2395
14IIM Shillong2475
15IIM Kashipur2590
16IIM Ranchi2890-95
17National Institute of Industrial Engineering29Above 97
18Faculty of Management Studies3599
19Loyola Institute of Business Administration36Above 77
20Institute of Management Technology41Above 90 

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