In very general terms, scoring above 120 will place you in the 90th percentile, or with a score better than 90% of test-takers. Many B-schools will consider this a good CAT score.
The following lists the meaning of each score: 9 - Highest level 8 - High level 7 - Well above average 6 - Slightly above average 5 - Average 4 - Slightly below average 3 - Well below average 2 - Low level 1 - Lowest level . Stanine scores are useful in calculating means, correlation coefficients, and other statistics which are meaningful to test evaluators.
CAT cut offs for top IIMs usually range from 99 to 100 percentile for General category students. For reserved category students the CAT exam cut offs are slightly lower around 95 to 98 percentile. The cut offs for admission to top MBA colleges such as FMS, MDI, SPJIMR among others, range from 95 to 99 percentile.
100. 30-40. Candidates not qualifying in any of the tiers above, still have chances of getting into good B-schools that accept low CAT score or can appear for other national level entrance exams like CMAT, XAT, SNAP, and so forth which are accepted by the B-schools.
If more than 1 candidate gets the same highest score, they are all considered 100 percentile candidates. A total of nine students have scored 100 percentile in CAT 2020. In 2017, 20 students scored 100 percentile and a perfect score in CAT.
Usually, the candidates who have more than 80 percentile in CAT are likely to be selected and get a call for selection rounds from top B-Schools of India. Major four ranges on the basis of which CAT 2021 score vs percentile data can be presented are -. 95.01 percentile and above. 90.01 to 95 percentile.
CAT4 Scores Gifted and Talented Testing. The Cognitive Abilities Test, also known as CAT4, is used to identify both a student’s academic potential and challenges. The CAT4 is divided into four batteries – verbal, non-verbal, quantitative, and spatial ability. CAT4 includes reports for both teachers and parents.