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IIM admissions subject to outcome of writ petition on CAT 2013 results

The final admissions at the premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are expected to be granted after the outcome of the writ petition filed by disgruntled test-takers of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) , the Results of which were declared on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 . Test-takers of CAT 2013, who have claimed that there are discrepancies in the CAT 2013 Results, had sought the intervention of the Indore High Court to resolve the issue and filed a petition regarding the same. The petitioners had alleged that they scored low percentile in CAT because of the...

MP High Court issues notices over alleged discrepancies in CAT 2013

The issue of alleged discrepancies in Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) evaluation is taking new turns as Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court on Tuesday issued notices. It was reported that the High Court issued notices to all IIMs , government of India, CAT and Prometric Testing Pvt Ltd (partner agency of CAT 2013) following a petition filed by some students who have alleging discrepancies in CAT 2013. According to reports, the petition was filed by aggrieved candidates Rutvij Waze and Vikram Singh of Indore and the notices were issued by double bench of Chief Justice A M...

Discontented CAT 2013 test-takers approach Indore High Court

Test-takers of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) , who have claimed that there are discrepancies in the CAT 2013 Results, have sought the intervention of the Indore High Court to resolve the issue. A petition was filed at the court in this regard on Thursday, February 13, 2014. In an earlier move, disgruntled candidates had sought the Delhi High Court’s intervention for a re-evaluation of CAT 2013 results and access to their raw scores. They had also sought clarity on the normalization process. Some candidates had filed RTIs regarding the issue. Moreover, the...

What next after CAT?

The wait is finally over for the anxious CAT 2013 aspirants with the declaration of results on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 . Over 1.94 lakh aspirants appeared for the computer based test, which was conducted for over 21 days across 36 cities in the country. The CAT 2013 scores will be accepted by 13 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and 150 B-schools across the country. Click here to check your score now! Now that you have cleared presumably one of the most difficult steps to secure an admission in a reputed B-school, what should be your next course of action? Choosing the...

Discontented CAT 2013 test-takers seek Delhi High Court intervention

Test-takers of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) , who have claimed that there are discrepancies in the CAT 2013 Results, have sought the Delhi High Court’s intervention to resolve the issue. Candidates have asked for a re-evaluation and access to their raw scores. They have also sought clarity on the normalization process. The case is yet to come up for hearing. Some candidates had also filed RTIs regarding the issue. CAT 2013, which is one of the most prestigious examinations in India for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) as well as other...

PGDM applications at XISS Ranchi extended till February 20

The deadline for applications of the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programs offered by the Xavier Institute of Social Service Ranchi (XISS Ranchi) has been extended till Thursday, February 20, 2014 . Only online registrations will be accepted. The full-time two-year PGDM programs of XISS Ranchi are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) . The programs offer specializations in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management (HRM), Information Technology (IT) and Rural Management. The HRM and Rural Management programs have 75 seats each. All the...

MBA most preferred PG course; CAT,CMAT most popular entrance exam

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the most sought-after postgraduate (PG) course, despite the notion that the MBA qualification is losing its mojo in the face of a dip in demand and increase in the number of vacant seats due to diminishing job prospects and low remunerations offered. This information is evident from the 'MBA in India' survey conducted by India College Search. The survey shows that popularity of MBA courses is increasing in the major metro cities of India. According to the 'MBA in India' survey, out of the 100 top Indian cities in terms of population, the eight...

IIMs not looking at fee hike this year

The prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) , it seems have decided against increasing the course fee this year with the CAT popularity seemingly on the wane. According to reports, the drop in Common Admission Test (CAT) numbers and inflationary trends might have forced the premier B-schools to either not increase fee at all or do so only by a small measure for their flagship management programs. It was reported that most of the IIMs have felt that the number of candidates taking the CAT not increasing much every year, a fee hike would further dent the registration...

New IIMs release shortlist for PI-WAT

The shortlist of candidates for the Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT) of the six newer Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have been released, as per an announcement by the IIM Tiruchirappalli . On the basis of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) scores, around 9,600 candidates have been shortlisted for the PI-WAT process of the new IIMs. If selected, these candidates will gain entry into the Post Graduate Programs (PGPs) of the 2014-16 academic session. The six new IIMs had released an updated list of percentile cutoffs to shortlist...

CAT 2013 scores of 700 candidates being sent to Prometric for verification

The scores of around 700 test-takers of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) are being sent to the test administration firm Prometric for verification. A few thousand test takers have submitted complaints to the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) stating that there are discrepancies in the CAT 2013 Results. CAT 2013 was conducted from Wednesday, October 16 to Monday, November 11, 2013 , the Results of which were declared on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 . IIM Indore was the convener of CAT 2013. CAT aptitude test is one of the most prestigious examinations in India for...

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