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CAT Percentile Predictor 2021: Know Colleges based on CAT Score

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CAT Percentile Predictor is the tool that will help you in predicting the percentiles based on your approximate scores. CAT 2021 test-takers can also use this platform to get an idea of the chances of getting a seat in IIMs. Using CAT Percentile preditor can predict the colleges in which they can get admission based on their scores. CAT College Predictor uses CAT Cut off of management colleges of the past 5 years to provide the estimated CAT percetile & list of colleges. Last year CAT was conducted in 3 slots and CAT Score Normalization method was used while calculating the CAT percentile. In CAT 2021 the same method will be followed to calculate the scores and percentiles of the candidates. Read More CAT Score Calculation

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CAT Expected Cut Off 2021 for Top Colleges

IIM  Expected Cutoff 
IIM Ahmedabad  99 
IIM Bangalore  99
IIM Calcutta  99
IIM Lucknow  97-98 
IIM Indore  97-98 
IIM Kozhikode  97-98 
IIM Amritsar  95-96 
IIM Nagpur  95-96 
IIM Sambalpur  95-96 

CAT Percentile Vs Marks – Past Year Trends

Percentile/Year CAT 2019 CAT 2018
99%ile 160 154
95%ile 126 121
90%ile 110 103
85%ile 96 89
80%ile 85 79

CAT Percentile Vs Marks – Section Wise

CAT Percentile CAT VARC Marks CAT DILR Marks CAT QA Marks CAT Overall Marks
80%ile 25 17 19 57
90%ile 30 23 27 69
95%ile 35 27 33 83
98%ile 39 33 40 101
99%ile 42 36 44 106
99.5%ile 47 41 48 122

Read More CAT Percentile Vs Marks

How to Use CAT Percentile Predictor 2021?

Candidates can use the percentile predictor soon after taking the exam by following a few simple steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • Create a login account at Collegedunia by simply mentioning your email id, contact number, full name and password.
  • Candidates who already have an account can login using their email id and password. This is an essential step to use CAT Percentile Predictor.

Step 2: Enter Details

Once done with registration, a redirected window asking for marks and category details will be displayed. 

  • Expected Marks: Candidates need to enter their expected marks out of 300. Candidates can calculate their expected marks on the basis of CAT Cutoff along with their stated attempts and correct answers. 
  • Expected Percentile: There is also an option to enter expected percentile (out of 100) instead of marks.
  • Gender: Select gender category from male, female and other options. This is necessary as several IIMs and B-schools have defined separate selection criteria based on gender. 
  • Cut off Category: Aspirants have to provide their reservation category details.
  • State of Domicile: Out of the complete list of options available, select state to which you belong. 

Step 3: Predict your  CAT Percentile

After mentioning the required information to calculate your CAT percentile, click on ‘Predict Now’. A new window will open mentioning expected percentile and list of colleges accepting the score. 

Example to Use CAT Percentile Predictor

Suppose a candidate ‘X’ is a male Delhi resident and is aspiring to appear for CAT 2021 and aiming to score 180 out of 300 marks. His/Her Collegedunia Percentile predictor window will appear likewise:

CAT Percentile Predictor

Use Filters to Predict Colleges Accepting Score

Collegedunia Percentile Predictor not just estimates the rank but also provides specific filters according to MBA streams and cities across India. 

  • Select college in a particular state and city: Number of colleges in each state accepting the Percentile is shown down below. Candidates can refine their results as per their desired state.
  • Management Substream: As B-schools provide number of management programs, candidates have their own preferences. According to the expected percentile of the candidate colleges as per specific programs are also displayed. Candidates can opt for programs from operational management to finance and foreign trade.
  • Type of Degree: Not just programs, the predictor also provides option to choose college as per type of degree aspired by the candidate. With MBA/PGDM being the most prominent degree, options of PG Diploma and Executive MBA can also be opted. This depends on the eligibility criteria required for specific degree type.

More than 2,44 lakh candidates applied for CAT 2019 and 209,926 appeared for the exam. The constant increase in the number of CAT aspirants has increased the competition as well. CAT Percentile Predictor is a premium tool to guide candidates shortlist their desired college and program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Are only chances for admissions to IIMs covered through CAT Percentile Predictor?

Ans. No, CAT Percentile Predictor covers a range of reputed private mangement colleges with great placement history, and the generated results are not limited to IIMs. The data for admission cut offs of suitable private colleges has also been covered by Collegedunia’s CAT percentile predictor.

Question: Are the results from CAT Percentile Predictor reliable?

Ans. The results from CAT Percentile Predictor are based on the previous years’ admission cut offs of various participating colleges. CAT Percentile predictor provides an expected range of available colleges post analysing the past trends and the scores entered by you, and therefore it is a reliable tool to explore your college options.

Question: What is expected sectional CAT 2021 Cut off for IIM Calcutta?

Ans. Based on previous year records, the Expected CAT Cut off for IIM Calcutta is tabulated below:

Section Open NC-OBC SC ST DA
Section 1 (Quantitative Ability) 75 65 60 55 55
Section 2 (Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning) 80 65 60 55 55
Section 3 (Verbal Ability) 80 70 65 55 55
Overall Percentile 85 75 70 65 65

Question: Will I get admission in an IIM with 93 percentile in CAT 2021?

Ans. You have scored a decent percentile in CAT, and it is quite possible you might get admission into an IIM. To get further information on which colleges you might get, you can check CAT Cut off

Comments


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shaik kabeer
After scoring 145 marks in the exam, will I be able to clear the cutoff of the exam?
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diya suresh

For top ranking IIMs, the score might not qualify the cut off as it is usually high, but with 145 marks, chances of qualifying the cut of for other good management colleges is foreseen. 145 marks will be equivalent to 95+ percentile and some of the possible colleges are IIT kanpur, BITS Pilani and many more. To know more details visit CAT cut off 2020.

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shreya sarkar
What will be my rank in CAT after scoring 177 marks in General category?
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diya suresh

With 177 marks, you can expect a percentile in between 96-98.9 and the rank will be within top 1000 with this percentile. For most of the top ranking colleges, the score is good enough for admission. The cut off varies with candidate’s category as well as participating college. 

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shivkumar dama
What will be my rank after scoring 292 marks in the exam (ST category)?
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aniket ranjan

As per your expected score, your expected CAT percentile score will be 99-100. With this percentile, you rank could be easily in top 500 and you can easily get admission in some of the good colleges across India that includes some of the top IIMs.

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gouri kumari
If I score 274 marks in the exam, will I get admission in IIM?
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simran singh

Yes, 274 is considered more than excellent. There are 20 IIMs in India that accepts CAT score for admission in MBA program. The top 5 IIMs are IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Kharagpur. For more information, refer to this link: IIM cutoff 

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koyena biswas
Can general category students with 95 percentile get admission in IIM Kolkata or IIM Bangalore?
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drona
What will be my rank in exam after scoring 289 marks in the exam?
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aniket ranjan

As per your expected score, your expected CAT percentile score will be 99 to 100. With this percentile, you rank could be easily in top 300 and you can easily get admission in some of the top colleges across India that including top IIMs.

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shruti verma
In which colleges will I get admission after having 110 marks?
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aniket ranjan

With 110 marks, your expected percentile score will be in between 83 to 84. With this score, you can easily get admission in some of the good management colleges. For more details visit:- CAT PERCENTILE PREDICTOR

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rinki mahapatra
What will be my rank, if I have got 203 marks in exam?
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diya suresh

As oer your score, your expected CAT percentile score will be 99-100. With this percentile, you can easily get admission in some of the good colleges across India that includes the following:

  • IIM Bangalore
  • IIT Kanpur
  • BITS Pilani
  • IIM Ahmedabad
  • IIM Kolkata among others
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uma goenka
If my score in exam is 156, will I be able to clear the cutoff of the exam?
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aniket ranjan

With 156 marks, your expected percentile score will be in between 92-96.9. With this score, you can easily get admission in some of the top ranking IIMs and equivalent colleges. For more details visit:- CAT PERCENTILE PREDICTOR

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sourajit mukherjee
After scoring 243 marks in the exam, what will be my rank?
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aniket ranjan

As per your expected score, your expected CAT percentile score will be 99-100. With this percentile, you rank could be easily in top 500 and you can easily get admission in some of the good colleges across India that including top IIMs.

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ammar zaheer ahmed
Can I clear the cutoff if I have got 166 marks in exam under OBC category?
D
diya suresh

Most of the IIMs accepts qualifying percentile of 99 very easily and that is around 150+ marks for general category. It is further lower for reserved category and since you have 166 marks, you can easily get admission in any top ranking IIM. You will clear the cut off with ease. Also there is sectional cut off that needs to be qualified as well. Check details at CAT cut off 2020.

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laxmi mishra
After scoring 180 in the marks, my rank in CAT will be??
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diya suresh

With 180 marks, your expected percentile score will be in between 96-98.9. With this score, you can easily get admission in some of the top ranking IIMs and equivalent colleges. There is sectional cut off for CAt exam as well that also needs to be passed. CAT 2021 is scheduled for November 2021.

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srushti
Will I get admission in IMS BHU with 49.86 percentile in cat 2020 ? I am student of sc category.
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diya suresh

HI Srushti, Top ranking institutes including IIMs usually are high on their cut offs but other institutes may accept lower cut off scores as per their rules and regulations. WIth 49.86 percentile, you will get admission in BHU provided you belong to reserved category. To get more details visit CAT cut off 2020.

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surabhi s
I am scoring a 112 in the mock tests. What will be my rank in the CAT official exam?
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devnath tiwary

Dear Surabhi S

Greetings from Collegedunia. The percentile of your Mock Test Score will be 83% which is a good score to qualify for IIM colleges in India for Management Courses.

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mizna harmain
I am scoring a 112 in the mock tests, how much score should I ensure in order to secure FMS?
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akankshya pattanaik

Greetings!

112 in the mock test can get you 90-95 percentile in the finals. Good Luck. 


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