a hundred-percentile CAT club: 11 engineers, all male – Cases of India

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MUMBAI: Eleven of the two lakh candidates who took CAT 2018 for entry to premier IIMs bag made it to the blue-chip a hundred percentile club. All of them are male engineers, unlike final year when two girls and three non-engineers bagged the safe rating.

In potentially a significant, this time, one in all the four transgender examination takers bought a call from IIM Calcutta; IIM Kozhikode has shortlisted two transgender candidates too.

Maharashtra holds the excellence of having essentially the most toppers with seven of them scoring a hundred percentile. Among the others, two are from Jadavpur College in West Bengal and the opposite two from Karnataka and Bihar. This year furthermore had the safe depend of girls who took the CAT nonetheless none of them made it to the head club.

Three of the seven toppers from Mumai are coaching class college, including Patrick D’Souza and Suneet Khumbat, all of whom took the CAT to like its altering sample. Amit Bikram, Jagesh Golwala, Rounak Mazumdar and Ritesh Manchanda are among the others who aced the CAT from the mumble. One person in the head 11 is a closing-year student from IIT-Bombay—Jagesh Golwala. Rounak Mazumdar, an IIT Kanpur alumnus and a Thane resident, furthermore cracked the examination.

One other 21 of them, all males, scored 99.99 percentile; 19 of them are engineers. Each and every IIM will beginning its checklist of shortlisted candidates for the flagship put up-graduate programme (PGP) 2019-21 batch.

A host of alternative students from the premier Powai institute and other engineering institutes a lot like VJTI and ICT bag scored above 99 percentile this year. “As expected, the scaled rankings are down 10-12%. A rating of 174 fetched a 99 percentile in CAT 2017 when compared with a hundred and fifty five this year. The same traits are observed for 98.ninety five and ninety percentile benchmarks. The Quant part, which modified into sophisticated, is basically responsible for the autumn in rankings,” said Hemang Panchmatia, chief mentor of a training institute.

Patrick D’Souza (Forty two) bought a a hundred percentile for the fifth time this year; he’s furthermore bagged a brand recent excessive with his hat trick this year. D’Souza scored a hundred percentile in 2016 and 2017 too. “You will deserve to pause abreast of original traits in paper patterns and questions. It’s miles a explicit ride for me yearly,” said D’Souza, a Thane resident.

Ever since additional marks had been launched for females and non-engineers in 2010 by IIMs, the class profile has modified, increasing the vary. IIM Calcutta released a listing of 1990 candidates, of which forty three% are females and one is transgender.

“I judge females bag accomplished wisely. The IIM Calcutta shortlist is an indicator of the incontrovertible reality that a gigantic share of females bag accomplished wisely in the CAT,” said Sumanta Basu, convenor, CAT 2018. IIM Kozhikode has shortlisted 17,002 candidates, of whom three,338 or 20% are females. “The efficiency of females and non-engineers has been in step with final year. But many more female candidates took the CAT this year and the shortlisted recordsdata will replicate their greater numbers too,” said Debashis Chatterjee, IIM Kozhikode director.

This institute will admit a supernumerary batch of 60 girls for the put up-graduate programme. “As an alternative of the conventional threshold of the CAT rating, the admission lens will gaze at the broader aspect of who will accomplish that serious difference to the country and world at gigantic,” added Chatterjee.

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