Minglebox Education News - cat2010 http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:00:32 GMT Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:00:32 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[CAT 2014 test day instructions on exam duration & pattern]]> The test day guide for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) has been released on the website, along with a video. These give a better understanding of the test day guidelines, login and answering procedures for the test to the candidates. The guide provides comprehensive information on the duration and pattern of CAT 2014. CAT 2014 will be held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The forenoon session and afternoon sessions on both the days will be held from 9.30 am to 12.20 pm and from 3 pm to 5.50 pm respectively. The reporting times for the forenoon..

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:06:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac493205cc014932d0e0a10c92
<![CDATA[Rectification of CAT 2014 admit card discrepancy from November 25-28]]> The admit cards for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) aspirants have been made available at the CAT site from 1 pm on Sunday, October 19, 2014 . Discrepancies, if any, in the Date of Birth and/or Gender can be edited on the CAT website from 10 am on Tuesday, November 25 to 5 pm on Friday, November 28, 2014 . The candidates can view/download/print the admit cards from the site. The admit cards can be downloaded till Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The admit cards include the Candidate Name, Test Date and Session Timing as well as Test City and Center Address, among other..

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:11:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffead492d88fc0149311de7db1b1b
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 test day video released: key instructions]]> The test day video of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) has been released on the website. The video gives a better understanding of the test day guidelines, login and answering procedures for the test to the candidates. The CAT 2014 aspirants need to follow a set of instructions, as mentioned below. Timings: CAT 2014 will be held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014. The forenoon session and afternoon sessions on both the days will be held from 9.30 am to 12.20 pm and from 3 pm to 5.50 pm respectively. The reporting times for the forenoon and..

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:27:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa491ea62501492d86fec36eba
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 admit cards to be downloaded from site, not from mail]]> The admit cards for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) aspirants have been made available at the CAT site from 1 pm on Sunday, October 19, 2014 . The candidates can view/download/print the admit cards from the site. The admit cards can be downloaded till Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The candidates need to download the admit cards by logging in to the CAT 2014 website with their registered CAT user id as well as password. Candidates are advised to check the details mentioned in the admit cards. It is important to note that candidates have to download the admit cards from..

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:53:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf491ea43301492be725347111
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 admit cards can be downloaded from October 19]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) need to note that the admit cards for the examination can be downloaded from 1 pm on Sunday, October 19, 2014 , according to the website. The candidates can view/download/print the admit cards from that date. The admit cards can be downloaded till Saturday, November 22, 2014. During registrations, the candidates were allowed to select up to three cities for taking the CAT 2014 examination. However, the city allocated will be based on center and node availability. This information will be communicated on the..

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:21:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf490ed7e9014918e82a286db6
<![CDATA[7,100 more applications for CAT 2014 during extended window]]> A total of 7,100 more online applications for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) have been received during the extended registrations window. CAT 2014 registrations reopened just for one day, from 00.00 hours to 23.59 hours, on Friday, October 10, 2014 . The total number of students expected to appear for the CAT this year has also increased due to the added registrations during the extended window. This year, 1,89,796 candidates had registered for CAT 2014 during the earlier 56 day window. The registration process for CAT 2014 had started on Wednesday, August 6 and was..

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:20:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8548f9fb0f014907f392177ff9
<![CDATA[MBA registrations at DU's Faculty of Management Studies till Nov 10]]> The online registration process for 2015-17 admissions to the two-year full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) of Delhi University (DU) will continue till Monday, November 10, 2014 . The registrations started on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 . The online application and payment facility is available at www.fms.edu . A candidate can apply for one or more programs of FMS. All candidates are required to send the computer-generated application acknowledgement form, after online registration, along with the supporting..

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:24:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8548edc65e0148f9963bd4219a
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 registrations reopen just for one day today]]> The online registration and application submission process of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) has reopened just for one day today, that is, from 00.00 hours to 23.59 hours on Friday, October 10, 2014 . The one-day extension has been granted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) to make up for the technical glitches faced by candidates towards the end of the earlier scheduled registration window. IIM Indore is the conducting body of CAT 2014. Candidates can register for CAT 2014 from the official CAT 2014 website - www.iimcat.ac.in . For any query,..

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:59:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8548edc65e0148f8db57e41412
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 registrations hit new low despite increased IIM seats]]> Registrations for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , which is the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) in India, have come down to a new low, although the number of seats in the IIMs have increased. Around 1,89,759 candidates have registered for CAT 2014 so far. Around 1.94 lakh candidates had registered for the examination last year, which was also a seven-year low, down by around 33% compared to 2008. Candidates aspiring to appear for CAT 2014 can also apply for the six new IIMs (outside..

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:04:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac48e8a0710148e9a38c871a82
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 registrations to reopen on October 10 as one-day extension]]> The online registration and application submission process of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) will be reopened from 00.00 hours to 23.59 hours on Friday, October 10, 2014 , as a one-day extension has been granted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) to make up for the technical glitches faced by candidates towards the end of the earlier scheduled registration window. IIM Indore is the conducting body of CAT 2014. The decision to extend the registration window was taken by IIM Indore on the basis of the emails received from disgruntled aspirants, who..

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:00:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac48d900a00148e3d46b540c0a
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 registrations to close at 11.59 pm today]]> The online registration and application submission process of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) will close at 11.59 pm today, that is, Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Candidates can register for CAT 2014 from the official CAT 2014 website - www.iimcat.ac.in . The registration process started on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Registrations were temporarily suspended from 8 pm on Sunday, September 28 to 11 am on Monday, September 29, 2014. The disruption was due to the scheduled site maintenance activities, according to the website. CAT is the entrance test for admission..

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:10:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa48bf75460148c4f79b33477e
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 registration, application service to be temporarily suspended]]> The online registration and application submission services of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) will remain temporarily suspended from 8 pm on Sunday, September 28 to 11 am on Monday, September 29, 2014 , according to information available at the official website. The disruption will be due to the scheduled site maintenance activities, adds the website. The registration process for CAT 2014 started on Wednesday, August 6 and will continue for 56 days till 11.59 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 . Candidates can register for CAT 2014 from the official CAT 2014 website - ..

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:13:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac48b050670148b1e18cc62308
<![CDATA[Registering for XAT or CAT a pre-condition to apply for PGDM at LIBA]]> Candidates aspiring to apply for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program at the Chennai-based Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) need to note that registering for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) or the Xavier Aptitude Test 2015 (XAT 2015) is a pre-condition to apply for the 2015-17 session at the institute. The last date to fill up the application form online for LIBA is Monday, January 26, 2015 . The registration process started on Monday, September 15, 2014 . The last date for receipt of LIBA application fee is Monday, February 2,..

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:40:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844887a31801489d60a4b96957
<![CDATA[Queries related to Common Admission Test 2014]]>   1) I hear that CAT will be held online. Is that correct? No, that is not correct. CAT is not an online exam. It is a digital or Computer Based Test (CBT); not an Internet-Based Test (IBT); i.e. a candidate will not take the exam on an internet site. Instead of reading the questions in a paper booklet and darkening the ovals on the answer-sheet, a candidate will read the questions on a computer terminal and choose an answer by clicking on the correct option.   2) How is the computer-based format different from the paper-based format? The format of the exam is..

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:48:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4887a66701488c3d82734009
<![CDATA[DU's Faculty of Management Studies to use CAT scores for admission]]> The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) of Delhi University (DU) will use the scores of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) for 2015-17 admissions to its two-year full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. FMS has 216 seats for the MBA program. Shortlisted candidates will also be called for a Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) round. The final selection will be based on the cumulative performance of the candidate in the CAT examination, GD and PI as well as previous work experience and academic profile. The admission calendar for MBA..

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:22:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa48833f980148876cbf8a3120
<![CDATA[MBA 2015-17 admissions at XIM-B start; X-GMAT introduced]]> The admission process for various Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs for the 2015-17 batch at the premier Indian business school (B-school) Xavier Institute of Management-Bhubaneswar (XIM-B) has started. The programs are two-year full-time Masters Degree Program in Business Management (MBA-BM), Masters Degree Program in Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM), Masters Degree Program in Rural Management (MBA-RM), Masters Degree Program in Global Management and Leadership (MBA-Global), Integrated Doctoral Program in Management (MBA & PhD - Integrated PhD) and Masters Degree..

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:29:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4862b4d901486932140b6527
<![CDATA[Indore HC directs IIMs, Prometric to release CAT 2013 raw scores]]> The Indore High Court (HC) has directed Prometric Testing Private Limited to release the raw scores of the disgruntled test-takers of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) to the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) . The HC has also directed the IIMs to provide an explanation of the normalization as well as scoring method of CAT 2013, as demanded by the petitioners. The IIMs and Prometric have been granted two weeks to provide the information. Prometric was the partner agency of the IIMs for CAT 2013 while IIM Indore was the convener of the examination. The direction was..

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:14:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8547f8b3780147fda39e844ed2
<![CDATA[IIM Calcutta admission process for PGP-PGDM 2015-17]]> The selection of candidates for admission to the 2015-17 batch of the Postgraduate Program in Management-Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGP-PGDM) at the premier Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) is a two-step process. IIM Calcutta PGP-PGDM admission criteria and selection process (2015-17) - Step 1: Short-listing of candidates for Personal Interview (PI) - Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) scores and previous academic performance, provided they get the minimum section-wise and overall..

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:22:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8347ee81b80147f24b9c2f35e0
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 registrations: how to obtain user ID and password]]> The online registration process of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) started on Wednesday, August 6 and will continue for 56 days till 11.59 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 . Candidates can register for CAT 2014 from the official CAT 2014 website - www.iimcat.ac.in during the 56-day registration window. User profile for CAT 2014: Candidates need to obtain a user ID and password to create a user profile, which is necessary to complete the registration and will be applicable throughout the examination process. Before the candidates start the process to obtain user ID and..

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:33:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffea847b5fb790147c4d88d544055
<![CDATA[New CAT pattern may result in hiking B-school cut-offs]]> In a bid to improve the overall examination experience for the candidates, some major changes have been introduced in the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) . CAT is the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) in India. A major change is that the CAT 2014 examinees will get 30 more minutes to complete their papers, since the total number of questions will also be more for this year’s examination. Earlier 140 minutes were assigned to CAT test-takers to complete their paper, which has gone up..

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:05:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8347abf5b60147b5b9a80c7f62
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 aspirants can apply in 6 upcoming IIMs]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) can also apply for the six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) , which are expected to be set up in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. Hence, CAT 2014 applicants can opt for all the 19 IIMs. The information is available in the CAT 2014 website and registration video, which says, interested candidates may also choose the Postgraduate Programs (PGPs) in the new locations, under the section Apply to the Proposed New Six IIMs. Currently, there are 13 IIMs in..

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 05:56:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8347abf5b60147b43078ee653a
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 fee payment: a guide]]> The online registration process of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014)  has started on Wednesday, August 6 and will continue for 56 days till 11.59 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 . CAT is the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) in India. Candidates can register for CAT 2014 from the official CAT 2014 website - www.iimcat.ac.in during the 56-day registration window.  It is a three-step process: Registration to get User ID and Password for CAT 2014 Login to CAT..

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Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:52:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffea647abee480147b086acfe55ff
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 registrations begin; key instructions for aspirants]]> The online registration process of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) has started earlier today, that is, Wednesday, August 6 and will continue for 56 days till 11.59 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 . The registration link was enabled today at 10 am. CAT is the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) in India. Before the candidates register, they need to: Check their eligibility for CAT 2014 by referring to the eligibility document on the website Ensure they have a valid as..

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:02:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffea647a66e120147aa56ff2934f0
<![CDATA[Selection process of IIMs from CAT 2014 qualified candidates]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) in India, will be held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 (forenoon and afternoon sessions on both days). The result is expected to be announced in the third week of December, 2014. IIM Indore will be the convener of CAT 2014. The details of the selection process of the IIMs from the qualified CAT 2014 candidates are provided below. Admission Process: Each IIM shortlists..

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:12:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffea74785cd1a0147a5037900070a
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 Exam Dates]]> Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore has announced the exam dates for  Common Admission Test (CAT-2014) , which will be conducted in November 2014. The CAT will be held only for two days this year i.e. on Sunday, November 16, 2014 and Saturday, November 22, 2014. CAT is conducted for taking admission to various management programs of IIMs for the session 2014. Unlike previous years, IIM-Indore which is holding the exam has cut short the window period for holding examination. Eligibility Criteria for   CAT   2014: The candidate holding..

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:21:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffea7476db938014780c7e0d52eed
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 eligibility criteria, important dates]]> The registration process of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) is all set to start from Wednesday, August 6 and will continue for 56 days till 11.59 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 . Candidates aspiring to appear for CAT 2014 need to take note of the eligibility criteria for the same. The details of CAT 2014 eligibility are provided below. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), which will be 45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and..

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Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:46:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffea84785c96f0147a0d735894f52
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 registrations to start on August 6; major changes in the exam]]> The online registration process of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) will start from Wednesday, August 6 and will continue for 56 days till 11.59 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. The registration link will be enabled on August 6 at 10 am, according to the official website. CAT is the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) in India. In a bid to improve the overall examination experience for the candidates, some major changes have been introduced in the CAT examination from this year, as..

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Mon, 04 Aug 2014 06:03:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffea84785c96f01479f9d6b162d77
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 examinees to have 30 more minutes to complete paper]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) examinees will get 30 more minutes to complete their papers, since the total number of questions will also be more for this year’s examination. CAT 2014, the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) in India, will be conducted on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . According to officials of IIM Indore , earlier 140 minutes were assigned to CAT test-takers to complete their paper, which has gone up to 170 minutes for CAT 2014. IIM..

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:55:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854785c6cb01479023206d214e
<![CDATA[CAT Results 2014]]> Common Admission Test (CAT)   2014  results  are expected to be declared in the third week of December, 2014  by Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore . Candidates, who are going to appear for the exam, can check their  results  on the official website of  Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore . Check here for more updates on  CAT 2014 Exam Dates CAT   2014: The CAT will be held only for two days this year i.e. on Sunday, November 16, 2014 and Saturday, November 22, 2014. CAT is conducted for..

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:11:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffea7476db93801478208ae474f46
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 exam dates are out with major changes in exam pattern]]> The countdown for the country’s top management entrance exam has now begun with Common Admission Test (CAT) dates are out. Unlike previous years, IIM-Indore which is holding the exam has cut short the window period for holding examination. The CAT 2014 will be conducted only for two days this year i.e. on November 16 and November 22 only in forenoon and afternoon sessions. The examination will be conducted in 99 cities comprising 354 test sites. Last year, there were 45 test sites only. The test will have some major changes in the examination pattern this year...

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:29:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffea7476db93801477c4d3b275b2d
<![CDATA[T.I.M.E. to hold free All-India Online Mock CAT on June 29, 2014]]> Triumphant Institute of Management Education Pvt. Ltd (T.I.M.E.) , India’s leading test-prep institute is conducting a free All India Online Mock CAT on Sunday, June 29, 2014. This test is an online computer based invigilated test, replicating the exact test atmosphere of the actual CAT. This test will be conducted at numerous locations across the country and will be written by a very wide cross-section of students. Based on the performance in the free online mock CAT, a student can get attractive discounts from T.I.M.E. on their test series (AIMCATs), and classroom..

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 07:15:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8346cd2dbb0146d1e155bc0c3e
<![CDATA[New IIMs re-issue final admission list for PGP 2014-16]]> The new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have begun to re-issue their final admission lists of the two-year full-time Post Graduate Program (PGP) for the 2014-16 academic session. The new IIMs which have already released the updated lists are IIM Trichy , IIM Kashipur , IIM Udaipur and IIM Raipur . The two other new IIMs are IIM Rohtak and  IIM Ranchi. As per a clarification notice, due to the revision of data, some admission offers extended previously have been withdrawn. On the other hand, some offers have been extended to candidates who did not get..

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Fri, 30 May 2014 10:49:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854648a03101464cbfecd44be1
<![CDATA[IIM Indore admission list for PGP 2014-16 released]]> The final admission 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 Indore (IIM Indore) , has been released by the institute. To access the list, please click here . Once at the page, candidates need to enter their Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) Registration Number, Date of Birth and Security Code. IIM Indore has selected candidates based on their CAT 2013 scores, previous academic records, work experience, Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI)...

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Thu, 22 May 2014 12:38:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85461ee026014623f08b4d493f
<![CDATA[Six new IIMs to re-issue final admission list on May 23]]> The six newer Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are expected to re-issue their final admission lists of the two-year full-time Post Graduate Program (PGP) for the 2014-16 academic session on Friday, May 23, 2014 , as per a notification from IIM Trichy. This is because IIM Kozhikode was unable to submit the scores of a number of candidates due to technical issues. According to sources, due to the technical error some of the names of the candidates are missing in the final admission list, although they appear on the main list. Individual IIMs and candidates have contacted IIM..

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Tue, 20 May 2014 10:13:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac46188f040146191ef5294218
<![CDATA[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..

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Wed, 07 May 2014 05:22:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8345d2119c0145d52205e45480
<![CDATA[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 ..

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:17:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834549fc9a01455ff501df4a27
<![CDATA[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..

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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:37:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4549fb1501454a9244a82520
<![CDATA[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..

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:08:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85452cd73e01453ff355057ca7
<![CDATA[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) / ..

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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:50:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83437a950701437bfcd61230ce
<![CDATA[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..

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:59:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83449297ef0144aff0b3d978db
<![CDATA[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..

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:43:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84449204810144aa842420355a
<![CDATA[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..

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Sat, 08 Mar 2014 05:12:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85449204a40144a01b0d3a1949
<![CDATA[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..

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Tue, 04 Mar 2014 06:38:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834478de9601448bd0f8043fe8
<![CDATA[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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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:11:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834476e4ce014476e7be100001
<![CDATA[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..

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:42:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac444f345d014452f72ade5f62
<![CDATA[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..

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:54:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834444c463014448ec9c0c69d5
<![CDATA[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..

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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 05:18:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844426035c014433fb763d37e9
<![CDATA[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..

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Wed, 09 Jan 2013 06:28:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffead3c1b6b86013c1dff26852b82
<![CDATA[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..

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:38:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85441bd975014420bdbb3c7ab8
<![CDATA[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..

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Thu, 06 Feb 2014 09:31:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854401c9ec0144068941c36d79