Common Admission Test (CAT 2017) conducted by Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L) on Sunday witnessed the attendance of around 1,99,600 candidates for the exam for which 2,31,067 students had registered.
India's biggest MBA entrance test was held in 381 test centres spread across 140 cities in India. The test, was held in two sessions of 180 minutes each, comprising of three sections.
The results for CAT 2017 will be tentatively available online on the second week of January next year. The list of candidates shortlisted for the next level of selection will be made available on the website of the respective IIMs.
Each IIM will send interview letters to the shortlisted candidates directly and the selection criteria vary among IIMs.
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer-based test which evaluates a candidate on the bases of Quantitative Ability (QA), Verbal Ability (VA) and Reading Comprehension (RC), Data Interpretation (DI) and Logical Reasoning (LR). The test is conducted every year by one of the IIMs based on a policy of rotation.