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CAT 2016 results: 20 male engineers score 100 percentile

Ipsita Sarkar | Updated on: 10 January 2017, 11:54 IST

Twenty candidates have scored the highest 100 percentile in CAT 2016 exam, results of which were declared on Monday, 9 January, 2017. Interestingly, all the 20 toppers are male candidates and all engineers, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore told Catch. Among the 20 toppers are BITS Pilani-Goa student Avidipto Chokroborty, Pune-based Yash Chaudhari, IIT Delhi's Akshay Mehndiratta and Chandigarh-based Mukesh Goyal. Three 100 percentilers are faculties at a top coaching institutes. Click on link below to know more about toppers:

CAT 2016 results: Know topper profile of 20 engineers with 100 percentile

Professor Rajendra K Bandi, Convener, CAT 2016, told Catch: "However, in the sectionals, many non-engineers and female candidates have scored 100 percentile."

CAT 2016 results out! Scorecards available @iimcat.ac.in

On 4 December, 2016, 1.95 lakh candidates took the test which was conducted across 138 cities in the country. On Monday, 9 January, 2017, the candidates were informed individually by text messages about the results and their overall percentile even as the results were announced on the CAT website (www.iimcat.ac.in)

"The untiring support of the CAT Committee, comprising admissions chairpersons of IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode and IIM Lucknow, and the tremendous hard work by the CAT 2016 Secretariat at IIM Bangalore played a big role in enabling us to declare the results on schedule," Prof. Bandi said.

IIM Bangalore will announce its shortlist for personal interviews on its website on Monday evening, 9 January, 2017.

First published: 9 January 2017, 14:10 IST
Ipsita Sarkar @piercingharmony

Ipsita writes on education with focus on schools, higher education (engineering, B-Schools), HRD ministry, policies, and startup ecosphere. She's previously worked with Hindustan Times and Shiksha.com.