The uptrend in the number game of CAT 2012

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As jittery vibes streamed in through the pall of the night, a pleasant score card soothed 2.14 lakh aspirants’ dreams on the 9th of January at 3 am, when the resounding and much awaited results of CAT 2012 were announced.

Witnessing a certain uptrend in figures such as a voluminous rise of 9000 takers for the test, a remarkable upsurge in the number of female aspirants and towering percentiles as compared to the previous year marked these results. A perfect score of 100 percentile was achieved by ten students, of which eights are from IITs. The highest for girls was a whopping 99.99 percentile. The score of this extremely competitive exam is accepted by 13 IIMs and more than 150 B schools in the country.

The next rung in the ladder is to hone your skills for the group discussion, personal interviews and essay writing rounds for which shortlisted candidates will be invited .Rigorous preparation and streamlined focus is essential to crack the aforementioned. Most of the top B schools lay a weightage of 30-55 per cent on the second round of enrolment process. As observed in the past years, IIM Ahmedabad has led the cut off list followed by IIM Ranchi and IIM Calcutta. A 95 percentile is the minimum requirement to seek admission in the top 10 business schools, as per the trend.

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