Published: 06th May 2020
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The organising IIM for CAT 2019, Indian Institute of Managemen-Kozhikode has successfully completed the process for the MBA entrance exam to the most sought after B-Schools in the country
The organising IIM for CAT 2019, Indian institute of Management Kozhikode, has successfully completed the process for CAT 2019. The results for the batch of 2020-22 also recorded the highest number of CAT registrations in the last 10 years with 244,190 candidates registering for the online exam. Out of
this, 209,926 candidates successfully appeared for the text which was conducted at 376 test centres spread across 156 cities in India on November 24, 2019.
Once again, CAT 2019 clocked the highest number of CAT test takers in the last 10 years. The results for the first phase of the exam were announced on January 4. Announcing the successful completion of the conduct of CAT 2019, Professor Debashis Chatterjee, Director of IIM Kozhikode, said “CAT 2019 was not only a challenge in terms of the sheer intensity of record applicants but also due to the emerging threat of the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic across the globe during the concluding phase of the exam. However, this proved to be a surmountable hindrance as IIM Kozhikode and other IIMs were able to complete the process by quickly adapting to the needs with the aid of technology and virtual personal interviews."
He also added that the Institute will now hand over the responsibilities for CAT 2020 to the next organiser IIM. The Cat 2019 Convener, Professor Shubhasis Dey, also shared that the CAT 2019 saw an increase in Female-Male ratio at 35.73 %, in the number of appeared candidates, as compared to 35.02% in CAT 2018.