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Estimated cut-offs for CAT 2005

November 20, 2005

The Common Admission Test 2005 is finally over.

Here are the cut-offs as predicted by some of the top CAT training institutes in the country. The institutes are mentioned in random order.

Note: This information was updated at 8.10 pm on November 21.

Cut-offs at a glance

This figures are as predicted by five training institutes

Training Centre Quant Verbal Ability DI Overall *
Top Careers & You

17

20

13

61+

Career Launcher

14-15

20-21

10-11

48-50

T.I.M.E

8-9

14-15

7-8

44+/-1

ManyaCAT

17-19

22-23

13-15

52-53

Career Forum

16-19

22-25

12-15

51-60

These are the estimated cut-offs if you expect to get calls from the IIMs.

Cut-offs in details

~ TOP CAREERS & YOU

Reasoning/ DI/ DS: The section has been rated as 'tough' by TCY experts.

Cut-off: 13 marks

Quant: Though comparatively less tough, this section was a little more time consuming. TCY experts have rated this section as 'moderately tough'.

Cut-off: 17 marks

Verbal Ability: This was rated 'moderately tough' by TCY experts.

Cut-off: 20 marks

Overall student rating of CAT 2005: 'Moderately tough'.

To get a call from IIMs, one requires an aggregate score of atleast 61-63 marks with proper sectional cut-offs.

IIMs: 61+ marks

MDI, NITIE, SP Jain: 56+ marks

IMT: 53+ marks

UBS, TAPMI: 51+ marks

KJ Somaiya, IMI, FORE: 48+ marks

NIRMA, LBSIM: 45+ marks

* * *

~ CAREER LAUNCHER

These, according to Career Launcher, are the expected cut-offs.

Quant: 14-15 marks

DI: 10-11 marks

Verbal Abilty: 20-21 marks

Overall: 48-50 marks

Expected institute cut-offs:

All IIM calls: 52+ marks

Multiple IIM calls: 50+ marks

One IIM call :48+ marks

MDI, S P Jain, NITIE: 45+ marks

TAPMI, IMT: 40+ marks

MICA: 40+ marks

IMI, Fore, Nirma, Kirloskar: 38+ marks

Welingkar: 35+ marks

Somaiya: 35+ marks

* * *

~ T.I.M.E

Quant: 8-9 marks

VA/ RC: 14-15 marks

DI/ Reasoning: 7-8 marks

Overall cut-off:

1 IIM call: 44 marks +/-1 mark

6 IIM calls: 55 marks +/-1 mark

* * *

~ ManyaCAT, in association with The Princeton Review

These, according to ManyaCAT, are the expected cut-offs.

Quant: 17-19 marks

VA: 22-23 marks

DI: 13-15 marks

Overall cutoff: 52-53 marks

* * *

~ CAREER FORUM

These, according to Career Forum, are the expected cut-offs.

Quant: 16+ marks for 1-2 IIM calls, 19+ marks for 5-6 IIM calls.

VA: 22+ marks for 1-2 IIM calls, 25+ marks for 5-6 IIM calls.

DI: 12+ marks for 1-2 IIM calls, 15+ marks for 5-6 IIM calls.

Overall cutoff: 51+ marks for 1-2 IIM calls, 60+ marks for 5-6 IIM calls.

DON'T MISS!



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Sub: hi

hi i got a percentile of 65 in CAT05. where will i stand in the race. where can i apply.what is the procedure for applying?


Posted by dharmendra





Sub: cat-2005 comments

the paper was toooo tough, guess iim people would have to go without any students this year!!!


Posted by chandni





Sub: CAT 2005

Hi I have not even prepared for CAT and still could attempt it well. I do feel it was tough but man it was attemptable ...


Posted by sumeet





Sub: not good

hi time and carrier launcher expectaions is not enough. cat questions is very easy.may be cut off be high.


Posted by rashid





Sub: cat 2005 comments

the paper was too tough to be attempted & must be torn at first sight.


Posted by anurag




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