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CAT 2016 was successfully conducted on December 4, 2016. The official website has released a notification regarding the CAT 2016 Selection Process for IIMS and the declaration CAT 2016 Result. In this article, the participants of CAT 2016 can go through all the details of the official notification.
The conducting body will declare the CAT 2016 Result tentatively during the second week of January 2017 on the official website of IIM CAT. The examination authority releases the lists of candidates shortlisted for the subsequent CAT Selection Process on their individual websites. Additionally, each IIM sends Interview letters to the selected candidates of CAT individually.
Read more: How to check CAT 2016 Result
After the declaration of CAT 2016 Results, each IIM declares individual CAT 2016 Cut offs. The candidates clearing the CAT Cutoff have to participate in the CAT 2016 Selection Process. The CAT Selection Process for the IIMs is independent of one another. An overview of the CAT 2016 Selection Process is given below:
Stage 1: Post CAT Result declaration, the CAT 2016 Selection Process includes Group Discussion (GD) or Written Ability test (WAT). Nowadays, most of the IIMS prefer WAT or Written Test in lieu of Group Discussion.
Stage 2: The qualified candidates have to participate in the Personal Interview or PI Round. The candidates will be individually informed by Interview letters from the respective institutes.
The most crucial criteria that determines the candidates’ chance of getting into the post-result selection process is their performance in CAT 2016. However, each IIM has its own set of selection criteria apart from the CAT Result that the IIM uses at different stages of selection process. Some of the factors are:
The weight given to the above short-listing criteria varies across the IIMs.
There are certain CAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria that the shortlisted candidates have to abide by if they are selected for the Interview round. The list of verification certificates which the candidates have to carry for the interview of CAT 2016 and also if selected for the post graduate programs are listed below:
Note: The candidates have to submit the mark sheet and the certificates on or before December 31, 2016. It is to be noted that failure to do the same will result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.