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IIM Indore to be the convener of CAT 2014; TCS the test-taking partner

The premier Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) has been chosen to be the convener of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , like it was for CAT 2013 . The information was shared by institute officials, although an official notification from the institute is awaited. Moreover, the renowned multinational firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will be the test administration partner of the IIMs for the CAT examination this year, added the officials. Last year, the responsibility was with test administration firm Prometric . The Common Admission Test, popularly...

IIM Bangalore admission list for PGP 2014-16 released

The final Offer/Wait List of the two-year full-time Post Graduate Program (PGP) for the 2014-16 academic session, to be offered by the premier Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM Bangalore) has been released by the institute. To access the list, please click here . There is a separate list for overseas applicants . To access the Offer List for overseas students, please click here . The number of seats on offer for PGP 2014-16 at IIM Bangalore is 400 . The first short-list was drawn on the basis of candidates scoring minimum section-wise and ...

CBI takes over probe of 2012 CAT results case

While there have been reports disgruntled students filing court cases over Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013 results, the case related to CAT 2012 is yet to be resolved. Now it has been reported that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over the probe into the case related to the tampering of results of the CAT conducted by IIM-Kozhikode in October and November 2012. According to reports, the case had been registered against a Lucknow-based company which was assigned the job of publishing the result of CAT exams on IIM’s official website. The CBI has lodged an FIR...

126 disgruntled CAT 2013 candidates file writ petition at Indore court

In addition to the ongoing cases filed in the courts of Kolkata, Delhi, Madras, Indore and Allahabad, 126 disgruntled test-takers of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) have now filed a joint writ petition at the High Court of Indore. During the hearing on Monday, April 7, 2014 , the Indore High Court has ordered notices to be sent to all the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) including the CAT 2013 convener IIM Indore and Prometric Testing Private Limited , which is the partner agency of CAT 2013. The court has asked the IIMs and Prometric to provide the raw...

B-schools accepting CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT/ATMA scores for admission

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification is widely regarded as a stepping stone to professional success. The management season is about to wrap up and candidates are eager to gain admission into a premier business school (B-school) offering a program of their choice. A list of some of the most sought-after management institutes in India is provided below, along with their courses, entrance test scores accepted, selection process and admission information. Candidates seeking B-school entry with scores of Common Admission Test (CAT) / Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) / ...

Calcutta high court tells IIMs to show answer sheets of CAT 2013

With the disgruntled candidates going to court over CAT 2013 results, the issue has been raging on with no solution seems to be close at hand. Now the Calcutta High Court has directed the IIMs to show the answer sheets and the raw scores to the six petitioners. According to reports, the Court has directed the respondents to file an affidavit within 4 weeks to disclose the answer sheets, the methodology for evaluation and raw marks to the petitioners. It was mentioned that ever since the results of CAT 2013 were announced on January 14, several students have been demanding a...

CAT 2013 disgruntled candidates get response from IIMs

Disgruntled 2013 CAT candidates who had filed petitions in several courts in the country against IIMs have finally received some response from the management institutions. It was reported that the candidates had filed petitions at multiple high courts including Delhi, Indore, Madras, Kolkata and Allahabad. They had appealed to different high courts requesting clarity in the normalisation process for arriving at scores, access to raw scores and a halt on IIM admission process. Different high courts had issued notices to the IIMs, IIM-Indore (convenor of CAT 2013), Prometric (CAT...

CAT 2013 result discrepancy update from Kolkata and Indore high courts

The hearings of two separate cases regarding the discrepancies in the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) results were held on Friday, March 7, 2014, at the Indore and Kolkata high courts. The Indore high court has granted the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and Prometric Testing Private Limited (partner agency of CAT 2013) one month’s time to respond to the questions presented by the petitioners. The Kolkata high court pulled up the IIMs for not providing the raw scores. During the hearing in Kolkata, the IIMs claimed that since the data is with...

CAT 2013 result discrepancy battle reaches Lucknow court

The dispute regarding the discrepancies in the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) results continues, with the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court sending notices to all the 13 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) , the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and Prometric Testing Private Limited (partner agency of CAT 2013) to respond to the questions presented by the petitioners. Eight test-takers of CAT 2013 have approached different courts in India asking the CAT 2013 convener IIM Indore to provide the raw scores and an explanation of the...

Disgruntled CAT 2013 test-takers file petition in Madras high court

Following several disgruntled test-takers of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) filing petitions in the Delhi and Indore High Courts, eight of them have now filed a petition in the Madras High Court as well, seeking a stay on the short-listing process of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other institutes that accept CAT scores. Some of the petitioners have also requested the court to nullify the entire CAT 2013. The petition came up for admission in the court on Thursday, February 27, 2014 . The Madras High Court has passed a directive for the CAT 2013...

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