CAT 2015- Score vs Percentile

CAT 2015 result is out. To give you a realistic idea of percentile that you can expect with a certain score, Oliveboard brings you a Score Vs Percentile analysis of both CAT 2014 and CAT 2015.



CAT 2015 broke the record of past 3 years with respect to the number of registrations. With 2.18 lakhs registrations for CAT 2015  , the number went up by more than 22,000 as compared to CAT 2014 (which had 1.97 lakhs registrations).

CAT 2015 also witnessed a major change in the pattern- with three separate sections in the exam, as compared to only two sections last year. Data Interpretation (which was clubbed with ‘Quantitative Ability’ section previously) was clubbed with Logical Reasoning (which was clubbed with ‘Verbal Ability’ section previously) and hence the three sections were – Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability

“Non-MCQ” questions (with no negative marking) were included in all the three sections. Also, an onscreen calculator was provided for the first time.

The overall difficulty level of CAT The difficulty level of the exam remained same more or less over these two years (though there was a common consensus that the DILR section was on the tougher side).

Talking about the Verbal Ability section, it was perceived by many as easy and was restricted to only to Reading Comprehension, Para Jumble, Odd Sentence out and Summary questions.

Quantitative Ability section followed the last year’s trend and was on the easier side as well.

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