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IIMs have announced that CAT 2017 result will be declared in the second week of January 2018.  The expected CAT 2017 Result date is January 7, 2018. The CAT result date is the most important day for the CAT aspirants who have done well in the CAT exam and on the basis of their performance have high hopes to get into one of the top IIMs. CAT 2017 exam result is expected to be declared on January 7, 2018 or in the beginning of 2nd week of January 2018.

IIMs announce short lists soon after CAT 2017 result

IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta will announce their shortlists immediately after CAT 2017 result declaration. Specific shortlists for GD-PI-WAT round at IIMs will be out immediately after CAT 2017 result is declared.


Expected dates of Shortlists by IIMs and admission process

While the older IIMs will go for early announcement of shortlists and independent GD/PI/WAT round to finalize admission process for 2018-20 batch, out of 13 new IIMs, 11 will follow a Common Admission Process (CAP) in the month of February 2018 going to be coordinated by IIM Rohtak.    Following trend is followed by top IIMs in shortlist announcement after CAT result date:


IIMs Date of shortlist announcement (Assuming CAT result is declared on Jan 7) Individual admission process/ through CAP 2018 Components of final admission round Weight Percent to components of PI round (%)
IIM Ahmedabad Jan 7 Individual WAT, PI 60
IIM Bangalore Jan 9 Individual WAT, PI 40
IIM Calcutta Jan 8 Individual WAT, PI 58
IIM Lucknow Jan 10 Individual WAT, PI 50
IIM Indore Jan 10 Individual WAT, PI 60
IIM Kozhikode Jan 11 Individual GD, WAT, PI 60
IIM Shillong Jan 15 Individual GD, WAT, PI NA
IIM Nagpur April 2 Individual WAT, PI 40
IIM Visakhapatnam April 20 Individual WAT, PI 40
IIM Amritsar * Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI 50
IIM Bodhgaya * Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI 50
IIM Jammu * Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI To be announced
IIM Kashipur* Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI 40
IIM Ranchi* Jan 25

(With common pool)

CAP 2018 WAT, PI To be announced
IIM Raipur* Jan 25

(With common pool)

CAP 2018 WAT, PI 30
IIM Rohtak* Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI To be announced
IIM Sambalpur* Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI 20
IIM Sirmaur* Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI To be announced
IIM Trichy* Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI 30
IIM Udaipur* Jan 25
(With common pool)
CAP 2018 WAT, PI 21




* Shortlisting for CAP 2018 will be done by IIM Rohtak for common pool of 11 IIMs

A glimpse of overall CAT 2017 result with your percentile score will be sent as SMS on your registered mobile number by IIM Lucknow. Detailed CAT 2017 result will be available for download on CAT 2017 website. w.e.f January 7.

Although CAT 2017 convening IIM has not announced the exact CAT 2017 Result date, in all probability CAT 2017 Result date would be January 7 or 8, 2018. Going by the past trends IIMs would declare the CAT 2017 result in the early morning hours.

CAT Result will contain the details of your CAT exam date and time in slot-1 or slot-2, Sectional and overall scaled score, sectional and overall CAT percentile so that you may anticipate your call from the preferred B-school to which you have applied.


CAT Result date trends

CAT exam year CAT Result Date CAT Result time IIM declaring CAT Result
CAT 2017 January 7, 2018 (Proposed) 9AM (Proposed) IIM Lucknow
CAT 2016 January 9, 2017 10AM IIM Bangalore
CAT 2015 January 8, 2016 1PM IIM Ahmedabad



Details you need to check in CAT Result

CAT 2017 result consists of your personal details as well as CAT score card. On the basis of your performance in CAT 2017 exam held on November 26, 2017 in morning and afternoon sessions, IIMs would declare the CAT result in January 2nd week. Key details available in CAT 2017 result are:

  • Your personal details like Name, Address, photograph, Date of Birth, Email ID
  • CAT 2017 Registration number/User ID – Both should be the same
  • Your category – General/OBC/SC-ST
  • Gender – Male/Female
  • PWD Status
  • Date & Time of CAT 2017 exam
  • Section-wise CAT 2017 exam Scaled Score and Section-wise CAT percentile score
  • Overall CAT 2017 Scaled Score and overall Percentile score
  • Important Instructions related to CAT result


How to check your CAT result

IIMs have simplified the process to check the CAT result on the CAT result date. The CAT 2017 result and CAT score card can be viewed and downloaded with the following process:

  • CAT 2017 Result with overall percentile will be sent to the candidates through SMS on their registered mobile phone
  • CAT 2017 Result in detail can be downloaded from CAT website on the CAT result date
  • Step-1 is to click on the ‘Download Score card for CAT 2017’
  • Step-2 is to ‘Login to View/Download Application Form/Score Card’. Enter your CAT 2017 registered user ID and password and click on login.
  • Step-3 is to click on the icon ‘Score Card’ in the next window that opens before you
  • Step-4 is to click on ‘here’ in the message displayed ‘Click here to download your score card’
  • Your CAT 2017 Score card is downloaded and you can now take the print of the same as well.




Validity of CAT 2017 Result and CAT score card

  • CAT 2017 score card will be made available from the CAT 2017 Result date onwards and will remain valid till December 31, 2018.
  • No query regarding the issuance of CAT 2017 score card will be entertained by CAT Centre 2017 after Dec 31, 2018.


CAT 2017 Result: Important instructions

Following are the important CAT result related instructions issued by IIMs for the benefit of CAT 2017 exam takers regarding the score card for CAT 2017 exam:

  • Only candidates who have taken the Common Admission Test (CAT 2017) are entitled to receive the score card. The print-out of the score card is for your information pertaining to CAT 2017. You will not receive score card by email or by post.
  • The Scaled Scores of Section-1 (Verbal Ability & reading Comprehension); Section-2 (Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning) and Section-3 (Quantitative Ability) are not additive. The Overall Scaled Scores is based on the total raw scores earned by the candidate.
  • Percentile refers to percentage of candidates who receive score less than or equal to the score obtained by the candidate.
  • IIMs and Non-IIM member institutions independently decide how to use CAT 2017 scores on the basis of their own selection process. The scores are to be used only for selecting the candidates to their Post Graduate / Fellow Programme(s) in Management.
  • All queries regarding post-CAT 2017 selection process must be directed to respective IIMs. CAT Centre will not answer post-CAT related queries.
  • CAT 2017 score is valid until 31st December 2018 and subject to meeting the minimum eligibility marks in the qualifying examination.

Best of Luck for CAT 2017 Results and XAT exam which is going to held on Jan 7th, 2018. will continue updating on the next phases of the IIMs, FMS, MDI, SPJIMR, IMI, IMT, TAPMI, BIMTECH and other top B-schools’ admission process after declaration of CAT 2017 result to help candidates realize their admission prospects with these top MBA colleges.

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