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Over the years, engineers have managed to top CAT and the trend continued this year too. CAT 2015 was taken by around 1.8 lakh students this year and all 17 toppers who scored 100 percentile have an engineering degree.
Out of the 1.8 lakh candidates who appeared for CAT 2015 this year, 17 managed to get the perfect score. The no. is the highest in the last 5 years of the exam.
According to an HRD department official, the states have been given a deadline to zeroin on a site before the Common Admission Test (CAT), which is to be conducted on the 16th and 22nd November.
CAT 2014 Admit Card is out.Aspirants can download it now by logging in with their registered CAT user id and password.
The IIMs have been asked to explain the methodology of scoring of Common Admission Test (CAT 2013) by the Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court. They have also asked the institute to obtain raw scores of students in the next two weeks from Prometric Testing Pvt Ltd.
IIM Ahmedabad's post graduate programme for executives (PGPX) has witnessed greater diversity in its batch compared to last year.
Non-IIM B-schools accepting CAT scores for admission are even lesser this year owing to the controversy over the test in 2012. Just 89 non-IIM institutes had registered for CAT 2014 scores as on 6th August. Around 125 non - IIM institutes had registered last year and in 2012, more than 150 non-IIM institutes had registered.
IIMB (The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore) will join edX and will be the first B-school in India to do so. Together as IIMBx the institute will use new technologies and provide education through MOOCs (massive open online courses) to a mass population of students from around the globe.
IIMs are introducing innovative courses with focus on domestic and global markets. Also, IIM C is focusing on developing soft skills of students
IIM A is in the process of reviewing the content of its major courses. One can expect significant changes by next year. In its endeavor to move forward the institute will follow a three-pronged approach of Connect, Nurture and Grow. Content of courses including courses like executive education, Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), post graduate pr
IIM Indore recently became the only IIM to hold CAT for two consecutive years. The institute has been given the task of conducting the test despite allegations of discrepancies in the evaluation of CAT 2013 and subsequent cases filed. Through CAT, students can take admissions to the 13 IIMs and 150 non-IIMs.
Traditionally blamed for their lack of diversity, India’s premier business schools, the Indian Institutes of Management are making conscious efforts to improve representation of non-engineers and women in their new batches for their flagship management programmes this year.