How can I check CAT 2018 result?


Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018) Results are expected to be available by January 07, 2019 . The result will mention scaled scores and percentiles for each section i.e. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Ability. Moreover, candidates will receive an SMS regarding CAT 2018 result including overall scores/percentile. Read this article to know how to check CAT result 2018 at

The candidates are expecting their result for the CAT exam conducted on November 25, 2018 (Sunday) in two sessions i.e. from 9 am to 12 pm for the morning shift and from 2 pm to 5 pm for an evening shift. As per students’ reactions on CAT 2018 exam day, the difficulty level of an exam was average and they are expecting moderate CAT 2018 result.

IIM Calcutta has released preliminary CAT 2018 Answer Key and Response Sheet and the final key will be available soon. While answer key can give candidates a fair idea of CAT scores, they can use CAT Percentile Predictor tool provided by Shiksha to calculate their percentile. This way, they can know their approximate chances for IIM selection.

However, candidates will get to know their actual CAT 2018 scores and percentiles only on the result day announcement.

CAT 2018 Result Key dates:
– Events Important dates
– CAT exam date November 25, 2018 (Sunday)
– Answer key and response sheet available on From the first week of December 2018
– CAT Result announcement By 07, January 2019 (tentative)
– IIM releasing List of candidates shortlisted GD-WAT/PI

By the fourth week of January 2019:
– GD/WAT and PI February to March 2019
– What details are mentioned on CAT result/scorecard?
– CAT 2018 result will mention details about a candidate, CAT exam and result as mentioned below:
 Candidate Name
 CAT 2018 Registration Id
 Address of candidate
 Candidates photograph as per CAT 2018 Application as well as test day photograph
 Registered e-mail id of candidate
 Personal details like Gender, Date of Birth, Reserved Category, PWD status
 Section-wise scaled scores
 Section-wise CAT 2018 Percentile
 Overall CAT 2018 Scores
 overall CAT 2018 percentile
 Instructions regarding CAT result and scorecard

CAT 2018 Result through SMS:

The candidates will also receive an SMS on their CAT registered mobile number mentioning CAT 2018 scores and percentile. This will only be an indication of CAT 2018 scores and not detailed result. To check CAT exam result in details, a candidate need to log in at with CAT Login and Password.

How to check CAT 2018 result?

The result for CAT 2018 will be available on the official website only. Check below how to check result through CAT Login 2018:
 Visit CAT 2018 official website
 Click on link for CAT 2018 scorecard download
 Enter CAT User ID and Password
 Check you result/scorecard for CAT 2018
 Download the same for future references during the final selection procedure

What after the CAT result?

 After the announcement of CAT 2018 result, a list of shortlisted candidates will be published on official website of all IIMs for purpose of GD, WAT and PI rounds.
 The candidates will be called on basis of their CAT 2018 percentile for GD, WAT and PI
rounds as part of IIM Selection procedure.
 IIMs have released their selection procedure mentioning sectional percentile, overall
percentile, and weighting for academic performance, gender diversity, work experience, PI-
WAT, GD and other factors considered for final selection of candidates.
 Each B-School accepting CAT 2018 scores will also release their own cut off marks, admission criteria and other conditions for final admission.



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