Get ready for CAT 2011 results



CAT or mostly known as Common Aptitude Test 2011, one of the most challenging yet most popular entrance for the MBA aspirants will announce the CAT 2011 Results on 11 January 2012. It is a stepping stone for the candidates who wish to make a future in the corporate world. The CAT 2011 was conducted from 22 October 2011 till 18 November 2011. This being one of the challenging entrances is accepted by not only IIM's but by various top notch institutes such as MDI, IMT Ghaziabad that enroll admission to the candidates on the basis of their CAT scores.
After the result for the written exam is announced, the list of short listed candidates will be made available on the website for the next level of selection on individual IIM websites. Each IIM will send separate interview letters to the shortlisted candidates as the criteria for short listing candidates differ in each IIM. The processes, academic cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs.
IIMs may use previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short listing and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process. So, in case you haven't secured the score required for making it to the IIM's lots of other institutes are there for you. Keep a close watch on their dates.
CAT 2011 cut offs for IIM's have been declared while the cut-offs of last year for various prestigious institutes have been listed below and the links to their application deadline and other information have been given:

For IIM Lucknow: (2011 cut off)
General85%
NC-OBC80%
SC75%
ST70%
PWD75%
For IIM Udaipur: (2011 cut off)
General80%
NC-OBC70%
SC65%
ST60%
PWD65%
For IIM Kozhikode: (2011 cut off)
General85%
NC-OBC75%
SC65%
ST55%
PWD55%
For IIM Calcutta: (2011 cut off)
General95%+
NC-OBC85% +
SC75% +
ST70% +
PWD70% +
CAT percentile Cut-offs during the year 2010
MDI, Gurgaon97+
NITIE, Mumbai98+
IMT, Ghaziabad95+
SP Jain, Mumbai85+ (profile based)
IMI , Delhi95+ (90+ for HR)
BIM, Trichy95+ (73+ for BC, 60+ FOR MBC/SSC and 51+ for ST)
UBS, Chandigarh96+ (varies for each course, HR & IB cut offs a little lower)
KJ Somaiya, Mumbai85+ (75+ for IB)
LBSIM, Delhi89.5+
Fore, Delhi91+ (82+ for IB)
TAPMI, Manipal86+
NIRMA, Ahmedabad90+
IIFM, Bhopal87+
XIME, Bangalore85+
Welingkar, Mumbai82+
IISWBM81+
IMDR, Pune85+
IFMR, Chennai87+
IMT, Nagpur80+ (70+ in second list due to vacant seats for 3 months)
BIMTECH, Noida70+ (Lower for courses like IB, Retail and Insurance)

CAT Scores of Top B-Schools in the year 2010:
MDI115
SP Jain85% + profile
NITIE Mumbai125
TAPAMI82
BIM104
IMT Ghaziabad110
MICA89
University Business School Punjab75
Alliance Business Academy70
Fore School of Management87
Great Lakes110
IILM85
Welingkar76
LBSIM82
IMI96
Indian Institute of Forest Management75
KJ Somaiya86

All these above listed institutes will have their cut offs and candidates who fulfill all the criteria will be entitled to obtain admission in the respective institutes. So don't lose hope and look forward to a brighter future in the management world.
All the best!