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Updated on
December 19, 2023

CAT Result 2023: Released on December 21, 2023; Check How to Download; Top Colleges

 

CAT 2023 exam result has been released by IIM Lucknow on December 21, much earlier than the  officially announced CAT 2023 result date of January 2024 second week. You can download your score card from the official CAT website iimcat.ac.in. Last year CAT result was also released on December 21, 2022. CAT 2023 has been rated more difficult than last year and the cut off score for the required percentile for IIMs admission 2024 has gone down significantly as compared to last year. Check CAT score Vs Percentile Predictions 

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 With Number of CAT 2023 test takers going up at 2.88 lakhs, 66000 more than last year, it is expected that competition in IIM admission 2024 may also go up. CAT 2023 Toppers with 100 Percentile have also increased this year. Last year there were 11 candidates who had scored 100 percentile in CAT and 22 Candidates had scored 99.98 percentile including 3 women candidates.

 

Before you check the CAT cut off for IIMs shortlisting criteria for admission 2024, check below how to download your CAT Score card from official CAT website iimcat.ac.in in a single click after login with your CAT ID and password. 

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How to Download CAT Result 2023?  Complete the Process in 3 Steps
You can download your CAT Score card from official CAT website iimcat.ac.in in a single click after login with your CAT ID and password. The 3 steps to access and download CAT Result 2023 are:

  • Step-1: Visit CAT website iimcat.ac.in and click on ‘CAT 2023 Score Card Download’ at home page
  • Step-2: At the Login window, you should login with your registered CAT id and password as existing user
  • Step-3: Click on ‘download score card’. Now you can view and download your CAT score card. After downloading the CAT result 2023, it is suggested to take print of your score card for CAT Result 2023. Your CAT score card contains your scaled and percentile scores.

CAT 2023 Score Card

Read below the important details about CAT exam 2023 result, how to download CAT result, key details to check in the score card, IIMs shortlisting process post declaration of CAT result and more  

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Table of Contents

  1. CAT Result 2023: Important dates
  2. CAT 2023 Result: 7 Key Points
  3. CAT Result: Details Mentioned on CAT 2023 Scorecard
  4. How to Download CAT Result 2023: Flow Chart
  5. Step by Step Process: How to Download CAT Result 2023
  6. How to Check CAT Exam Result on Mobile?
  7. CAT 2023 Result: Important instructions
  8. What after CAT Result 2023: Shortlisting Process by IIMs
  9. Top B-schools accepting CAT Result 2023
  10. Rising number of CAT Exam Takers
  11. CAT Toppers of Previous Years
  12. CAT Result Declaration Trends

1. CAT Result 2023: Important Dates
Below are the CAT 2023 result dates for all the related activities

Step Wise CAT Result Activity
Important  Date 
Remarks
CAT 2023 Exam Date
Nov 26, 2023
In 3 slots of 2 hrs duration each
CAT 2023 Answer Key Release
Dec 5, 2023
Only actual CAT Test Takers can view and download
Submission of Objection for CAT Answer Keys
Dec 8, 2023
These objections are processed with authenticated CAT answers before the CAT result date
Release of  the final CAT Answers by IIMs
Dec 21, 2023
No objection is entertained by IIMs after publishing these answers
Declaration of CAT Result 2023
December 21, 2023
Result with score card is released for all the candidates who appeared in CAT 2023

2. CAT 2023 Result Highlights: 8 Key Points to Note
Shared below are the CAT 2023 Result Highlights with all the important points

  1. After completing the CAT Normalization process across 3 slots, IIM Lucknow will release CAT Result 
  2. CAT 2023 Result Date & Time is announced on Official CAT website
  3. After CAT result declaration, IIMs inform ‘CAT Score Card is live’
  4. You can download you CAT 2023 Result with Score Card immediately after CAT result declaration
  5. IIMs send CAT score through SMS to all candidates who appear in CAT exam
  6. CAT 2023 Score Card will contain your scaled score and percentile.
  7. You can download your CAT Result in 3 steps from official CAT result website  iimcat.ac.in
  8. CAT 2023 score is valid only till December 31, 2024 and will accordingly be accessible on the website                  

3. CAT Result: Details Mentioned on CAT 2023 Scorecard
Your CAT Result 2023 contains the details of your CAT exam date and time in slot-1, slot-2, or slot-3, Sectional and overall scaled score, sectional and overall CAT percentile so that you may anticipate your call from the preferred B-school to which you have applied. 

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3.1 Check Following Important Details Mentioned on CAT 2023 Scorecard:

  • Your personal details like Name, Address, photograph, Date of Birth, Email ID
  • CAT 2023 Registration number/User ID – Both should be the same
  • Your category – General/OBC/SC-ST
  • Gender – Male/Female
  • PWD Status
  • Date & Time of CAT 2023 exam
  • Section-wise CAT 2023 exam Scaled Score and Section-wise CAT percentile score
  • Overall CAT 2023 Scaled Score and overall Percentile score 
  • Important Instructions related to CAT result 

4. How to Download CAT Result 2023 with Score Card: Flow Chart
As per the last year CAT result download process, you need to take following steps to check CAT 2023 Results and to download your CAT 2023 Rank Card when the CAT score card 2023 is released:

How to Download CAT Result

5. Step by Step Process: How to Download CAT Result 2023?

 

5.1 Step-1: Go to the CAT website to login and begin the CAT result 2023 score card download process.  To download your CAT Exam Result 2023, enter your registered CAT id and password at ‘Login For Score Card CAT 2023’ window on CAT official iimcat website, as shown in the image below:

cat result

5.2 Step-2: Now you can view and download your CAT 2023 score card. Please remember that after downloading your CAT 2023 Rank card, you should take print of the CAT Result 2023 as it contains your scaled and percentile scores. Below is shared the actual CAT score card image:

 

6. How to Check CAT Result 2023 on Mobile?
CAT 2023 Score card by means of SMS on your mobile phone will also be sent by IIMs after CAT Result declaration. The glimpse of your score card contains your sectional and overall score & percentile 

 

7. CAT 2023 Result: Key Facts & Important Instructions
Following are the important CAT result related instructions issued by IIMs for the benefit of CAT 2023 exam takers regarding the CAT 2023 score card download:

  • Only candidates who have taken the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2023 are entitled to receive the score card. The print-out of the score card is for your information pertaining to CAT 2023. You will not receive score card by email or by post.
  • The Scaled Scores of Section-1 (Verbal Ability & reading Comprehension); Section-2 (Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning) and Section-3 (Quantitative Ability) are not additive. The Overall Scaled Scores is based on the total raw scores earned by the candidate.
  • Percentile refers to percentage of candidates who receive score less than or equal to the score obtained by the candidate.
  • IIMs and Non-IIM member institutions independently decide how to use CAT 2023 scores on the basis of their own selection process. The scores are to be used only for selecting the candidates to their Post Graduate / Fellow Programme(s) in Management.
  • All queries regarding post-CAT 2023 selection process must be directed to respective IIMs. CAT Centre will not answer post-CAT related queries.
  • CAT 2023 score is valid until 31st December 2024 and is subject to meeting the minimum eligibility marks in the qualifying examination.

8. What after CAT Result 2023? Check Shortlist by IIMs  
Immediately after CAT results are announced, the top 3-4 IIMs like IIM Calcutta, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow announce the shortlist of candidates for final selection process. Each IIM sends interview letters to the shortlisted candidates directly on email/registered/speed post. The criteria for shortlisting vary across IIMs.  

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9. Top MBA Colleges Accepting CAT Result 2023: IIMs & Other Top MBA/PGDM Colleges
The top B-schools accepting CAT Result 2023 include:

 

9.1 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs): 21

There are 21 IIMs which will accept CAT 2023 exam score for MBA admission 2024 as below. CAT cut off in IIMs go from 80 to 99 percentile.

IIM Ahmedabad
IIM Bangalore
IIM Calcutta
IIM Kozhikode
IIM Lucknow
IIM Indore
IIM Mumbai
IIM Shillong
IIM Udaipur
IIM Kashipur
IIM Ranchi
IIM Tiruchirappalli
IIM Raipur
IIM Rohtak
IIM Nagpur
IIM Amritsar
IIM Bodhgaya
IIM Jammu
IIM Sambalpur
IIM Sirmaur
IIM Visakhapatnam

9.2 Other Top B-Schools Accepting CAT
Apart from 21 IIMs the top B-schools accepting CAT result 2023 are FMS Delhi, SPJIMR Mumbai, IITs, MDI Gurgaon, IMI New Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, FORE New Delhi, TAPMI Manipal, K J Somaiya, Great Lakes, GIM Goa, LBSIM New Delhi among others. CAT cut off in these B-schools also go high from 85 %ile to 98%ile.

 

9.3 When will IIMs Release Shortlists for PI Round 2024?
After CAT result release, while IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta release their shortlists in a day or two from the date of CAT result declaration, IIM Lucknow, Indore, Kozhikode, Shillong will release their shortlists in one week from the CAT result date. IIM Kashipur, Raipur, Ranchi, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur will announce their shortlists for CAP round in February 2024. IIM Rohtak, which does not participate in CAP round, will release shortlist separately in a fortnight from the date of CAT result release. The seven baby IIMs will announce their shortlists in March/April 2024. You can check your chances of getting IIM Call accurately with the help of IIM Call Predictor.

 

Some of the following top B-schools will announce their shortlists for final selection round in January last week/February 2024 -  FMS Delhi, SPJIMR Mumbai, MDI Gurgaon, IMI New Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, FORE School of Management New Delhi, LBSIM Delhi 

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10. CAT Exam Result Key Trends: Rising number of Test Takers
Candidates who appear in CAT are rising year after year. Data on CAT Result Trends during last five years are shared below:

CAT Exam Year
Total Applicants
Actual CAT Takers
CAT 2023
328000
2,88,000
CAT 2022
255,501
2,22,184
CAT 2021
231,000
1,91,660
CAT 2020
227, 835
1,90,144
CAT 2019
244,169
2,09,926
CAT 2018
241,000
2,09,405
CAT 2017
231,067
1, 99,632
CAT 2016
232,436
1, 95,679

11. CAT Toppers of Previous Years
Below are shared the CAT toppers of previous years:

Previous CAT Toppers
CAT 2022
CAT 2021
CAT 2020
Total CAT Toppers with 100 %ile
11
9
9
Non-Engineers with 100 %ile
 1
2
2
Women 100 %ilers
None
None
None
Number of CAT toppers with 99.99 %ile
22
19
19
Number of Female CAT toppers with 99.99 %ile
1
None
01
Non-Engineer CAT Toppers with 99.99 %ile
6
3
3

Read More about CAT Toppers 

 

12. CAT Result Declaration Trends
For every CAT exam, IIMs announce to release the CAT exam result in January 2nd week, but during past years, CAT result declaration trends reflect that they were released much earlier. During the last 7 years, CAT exam result dates have remained as below:

CAT Exam year
CAT Result date
CAT Exam date
CAT 2023
Yet to be Released
Nov 26, 2023
CAT 2022
Dec 21, 2022
Nov 27, 2022
CAT 2021
Jan 3, 2022
Nov 28, 2021
CAT 2020
Jan 2, 2021
Nov 29, 2020
CAT 2019
Jan 4, 2020
Nov 24, 2019
CAT 2018
Jan 5, 2019
Nov 25, 2018
CAT 2017
Jan 8, 2018
Nov 26, 2017
CAT 2016
Jan 9, 2017
Dec 4, 2016
CAT 2015
Jan 8, 2016
Nov 29, 2015

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