IMS #Chat4CAT Transcript


IMS Experts take on CAT 2016


Q: Sir I have attempted 24 in verbal with 19 correct, 13 attempts in di-lr with 11-12 correct and quant 24 attempt with 22 correct
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Sir my attempts are 28 in VA, 12 in DI and 12 in QA with 70-80% accuracy for all. What percentile should I expect?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: In VA section, 28 question with 70% accuracy, in DILR 14 questions with 70% accuracy and quants 16 questions with 80% accuracy. I belong to general category ?What would be my percentile ? Will I be able to clear the sectional cut off ?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: i attempt 24-14-16 with accuracy 60-70-80%..what percentile shoud i except?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: 26 in va, 14 in dilr and 15 in quants with 75柚uracy. what will be the expected percentile?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: I expect 10 question from DILR to be correct.Will it be sufficient for clearing the cut off ?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: I have attempted 22 questions in VA, 10 questions each in DILR and QA with 85-90% accuracy. What could my sectional and overall percentiles? Also there were few questions in QA with "pi" symbols, which were not very clear. Are those typos by any chance? If so how will they be evaluated?
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: Hello Sir, I have attempted total 62 questions (VARC: 28, DILR: 15, QA: 19). In SIMCATs, my overall accuracy is 70-75%. Can you please tell me what percentile can I expect? And which institutes in Mumbai can I possibly get into?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile. Also, institutes you can expect calls from.

Q: Is PGDM a wise choice for someone with 4 years experience? or getting an executive MBA after attaining 7 years of experience makes more sense? Because I have heard that the higher the work experience is, the chances of getting placed for summer internships and final placements is less. Is this true?
IMS Expert: The name of the course doesn't matter. The name of the college does. For example: IIMA doesn't offer MBA but gives PGDM.

Q: good acads(>93% 10 and 12) and cg>8 gen male. Expected score 160ish. Which institutes can i expect a call from?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile. Also, institutes you can expect a call from.

Q: 32 in VA, 10 in DI/LR, 11 in QA. 70-75 % accuracy. what should one expect?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: I have attempted 22 questions in VA, 10 questions each in DILR and QA with 85-90% accuracy, in Slot 1. What could my sectional and overall percentiles? Also there were few questions in QA with "pi" symbols, which were not very clear. Are those typos by any chance? If so how will they be evaluated?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile. As for the questions with the confusing symbols, it's difficult to comment on how it will be tackled. However, it should not matter, as it will be applicable universally

Q: Hello sir, wat will be my percentile if I got VA-RC 15 marks, DI-LR 5 marks and quant 3 marks??
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: I attempted about 64 questions, 27 in VARC 85% accuracy, 14 attempts in DI/LR expecting 12 to be right for sure, and 23 attempts in QA with 90-95% accuracy. How much can I expect?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: 50柚uracy I expect with 17 ques attempted in RC/VR,1DI and 4 QA.. percentile prediction??
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: For 90%ile in CAT overall, B.E.(agg 65%), SSC (86%), HSC (79.5%) with work exp of 2.5 yrs in IT, what are the good colleges I can convert in Mumbai?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Hello Sir, Attempted 28 in VARC with 60% accuracy , 10 in DILR with 75 % accuracy and 20 in quant with 90% accuracy . what percentile i can expect ?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: 40%ile score??
IMS Expert: pls elaborate

Q: Sir, I attempted about 64 questions, 27 in VARC 85% accuracy, 14 attempts in DI/LR expecting 12 to be right for sure, and 23 attempts in QA with 90-95% accuracy. How much can I expect?
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: Sir, I attempted about 64 questions, 27 in VARC 85% accuracy, 14 attempts in DI/LR expecting 12 to be right for sure, and 23 attempts in QA with 90-95% accuracy. How much can I expect?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Hi Sir, Attempted 45 questions with 85-90% accuracy. What could be the range of percentile that i can expect?Also what if we do not clear a particular section, what sort of an impact can it have on the final selection?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile. Only the top IIMs and a few other institutes look at sectional cut-offs

Q: Sir, For 90%ile in CAT overall, B.E.(agg 65%), SSC (86%), HSC (79.5%) with work exp of 2.5 yrs in IT, what are the good colleges I can convert? (in Mumbai)
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Expecting 100-110 marks. What percentile shall I expect?
IMS Expert: between 80 and 85%ile

Q: Sir I have attempted 24 in verbal with 19 correct(worst case), 13 attempts in di-lr with 11-12 correct and quant 24 attempt with 22 correct(min) and 23 (max)
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Hi. I made 79 attempts (31 in VARC, 22 in DI/LR and 26 in Quant) with expected accuracy of 55-65%. Expected percentile?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Hi All, I have attempted 20 VRC ,8 DI(1 max incorrect),13-15 quanta(10 minimum correct).What is the expected percentle.Please tell me.
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: percentile required to get at least new IIMs like Trichy, with no work experience?
IMS Expert: Should be ideally 90%ile+

Q: Sir I have attempted 17ques in VA,1ques in DI and 4 in QA with 50% overall accuracy. Percentile I cn expect?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Hello sir, I attmtd VA-RC 20 qstn 75% accuracy, DI-LR 5 qstn 50% accuracy and QUANT 5qstn 50% accuracy. Could you please let me know my percentile??
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Hello! I made 79 attempts (VARC- 31, DI/LR - 22 and Quant - 26) expected accuracy - 55-65%. Rough estimation of percentile?
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Hello sir, I attmtd VA-RC 20 qstn 75% accuracy, DI-LR 5 qstn 50% accuracy and QUANT 5qstn 50% accuracy. Could you please let me know my percentile??
IMS Expert: Pls refer to http://gofyi.in/score_predictor to figure out your expected percentile.

Q: Hi Sir, which colleges are good apart from IIMs through CAT?
IMS Expert: Please refer to the IMS prospectus for the list of top 30 colleges. However, you should meet your mentor to discuss what suits your profile the most.

Q: Attempt : 25 (90% accuracy), 12 ( 95% accuracy), 15 (80% accuracy). How much can i expect?
IMS Expert: Can you please provide us with a tentative total score that you are expecting?

Q: Just one question, was CAT 2016 a 100 marks paper?
IMS Expert: We are all awaiting confirmation on the same

Q: Sir i have attempted 57 question with around 80% accuracy.what percintile can i expect.
IMS Expert: 92 to 95 percentile

Q: howmuch should we score to get 90 percentile in DI LR?
IMS Expert: around 36

Q: Hi sir, 66.66 or 66.67 as an answer in DILR set TITA Ques. I've marked for 66.66. Which one would be considered if it is the answer?
IMS Expert: It should not have

Q: Sir I have attempted 24 in verbal with 19 correct(worst case), 13 attempts in di-lr with 11-12 correct and quant 24 attempt with 22 correct(min) and 23 (max).. how much cn i expect??..
IMS Expert: around 98+%

Q: Sir, I attempted about 64 questions, 27 in VARC 85% accuracy, 14 attempts in DI/LR expecting 12 to be right for sure, and 23 attempts in QA with 90-95% accuracy. How much can I expect?
IMS Expert: Somewhere between 98+%

Q: 99.5%ile score??
IMS Expert: 175 to 180 or more

Q: Sir I attempt 30 Q with 60% accuracy what percentile I expet
IMS Expert: Is this your overall attempts, or in some specific section?

Q: Sir, 70 attempts , 50-55 correct. Percentile?
IMS Expert: 97 to 98 percentile

Q: this tym GDs are replaced by writing skills .is it true?
IMS Expert: Quite a few good institutes have been conducting WATs instead of GDs since the last few years already

Q: I'm planning to go on a vacation from feb 18-26, will the date clash with the GD PI dates of IIMs ?
IMS Expert: GD-PI dates starts from end of Jan and go on till march

Q: Sectional cutoffs for Va and Dilr?
IMS Expert: VA/RC approx 38 DI/ Approx 32 for 85%ile

Q: Is ISB as good as IIM-A,B,C?
IMS Expert: Yes

Q: Sir any chance of retake of the exam? Given the fact people were posting questions during the live window?
IMS Expert: cannot comment

Q: Sir what %ile I can expect with 17 ques attempted in VA/RC,1 in DI and 4in QA
IMS Expert: Can you send us an approximate score please.

Q: Attempts 29-10-16 with 60-70% accuracy. Percentile prediction?
IMS Expert: 80+ %ile

Q: what should be best field under mba for bioliogy graduated student? is der any??
IMS Expert: There is no hard and fast rule. but majority of people from such fields choose Marketing in Pharm and some creative people going in for Finance. Depends on your aspirations!

Q: Sir my attempts are 28 in VA, 12 in DI and 12 in QA with 70-80% accuracy for all. What percentile should I expect?
IMS Expert: around 85%ile

Q: Is Praxis Business School a good option for around 75%ile and a fresher with good Acads?
IMS Expert: Yes it is.

Q: 53 attempts with 70% accuracy. Percentile to be expected?
IMS Expert: Somewhere near about 80 %ile

Q: Sir I have attempted 24 in VA with atleast 19 correct, 14-15 in DI with almost all correct, 13 in QA with at least 11 correct. What will be my percentile nearly about???
IMS Expert: You can expect 90%ile

Q: is ISBR Bangalore college better or central university like tejpur assam?
IMS Expert: Hello, This would depend on your profile and your aspirations. You'd be a better judge to make that choice. Regards.

Q: good acads(>93% 10 and 12) and cg>8 gen male. Expected score 160ish. Which institutes can i expect a call from?
IMS Expert: 99+ %ile can b expected, call will depend on other parameter like stream of ur graduation

Q: Sir i attempted 12 qestions in DILR with 70% accuracy.Will the percentile 85% ?
IMS Expert: It is unlikely to garner 85 percentile

Q: Is there possibility of FMS call with 99%i?le
IMS Expert: Hi, Last year FMS was at 99.2, so yes you should be able to clear those cut offs. Best of luck!

Q: A score of around 35 plus in QA can fetch what percentile?
IMS Expert: Around 80 percentile

Q: Hello sir, I attempted 28 15 23Qs expecting 21 10 18 Qs(around 50/66) to be correct. What percentile can I expect.
IMS Expert: around 95+%ile

Q: 23 in VARC,12 in DILR, 16 in QA. QA and DILR 100% accuracy and VARC 75% accuracy. What can I expect?
IMS Expert: 90+ %ile

Q: 22 right and 4 wrong (all MCQS )in RC/Va should amount to what percentile? thank you.
IMS Expert: 95+ %ile

Q: What brings down the cutoffs this year if the difficulty level is reported comparative to last year?
IMS Expert: Cut-offs are not expected to reduce significantly

Q: What's the process of normalization of scores? By how much do the raw and normalized scores vary?
IMS Expert: visit the official website

Q: 99%le score
IMS Expert: 160+

Q: Hello Sir, I have attempted total 62 questions (VARC: 28, DILR: 15, QA: 19). In SIMCATs, my overall accuracy is 70-75%. Can you please tell me what percentile can I expect?
IMS Expert: 90%ile

Q: Is there any way to get questions with answer key before results?
IMS Expert: NO

Q: Hi sir I am expecting net score of around 115-125 .How much %tile I can expect? Also, I am CA, pursuing CS , 10th score 88%,12th score 90%, BCOM(OPen) 64%,work ex KPMG 1.5 years and EY 0.5 yrs Which Institute can I expect call from
IMS Expert: You can expect around 85 to 87 percentile

Q: A Score of 100 can expect how much percentile?
IMS Expert: 80%ile

Q: 75 questions with 80% accuracy,how much can I expect?
IMS Expert: 99+ %ile

Q: My attemptes were: VA: 34 DILR: 14 Quant: 21 Total: 69 Overall 75-80% accuracy. Can I expect 98.5%ile and above?
IMS Expert: You probably will end up with between 97 to 98 percentile

Q: Hi sir,I've attempted 55 questions with 80% accuracy.What percentile can i expect?
IMS Expert: 90+ %ile

Q: When will answers be uploaded so we can check score?
IMS Expert: No there wont b any uploading of any answers as All of us have signed the Non Disclosure Agreement

Q: i have attempted 68 questions with approx 80% accuracy. what %le can I expect?
IMS Expert: around 95-97 percentile

Q: i am expecting 60-70 .how much i can expect ?
IMS Expert: 60-70

Q: There were a few questions in Quant that had weird symbols. Can we expect those questions to be removed from consideration by the authorities?
IMS Expert: yes u can

Q: How many ambiguous/ wrong questions were there in slot 1,and what happens of them?
IMS Expert: Hello, If the incorrect questions are acknowledged by the authorities, those questions will be ignored in the total tally. Lets wait and watch. Regards

Q: Sir, are you answering according to 1st slot or 2nd?
IMS Expert: both as they were on the same lines

Q: Hello, Attempted 41 questions with accuracy of 90% should fetch how much percentile ?
IMS Expert: 80+ %ile

Q: Expecting atleast 150 and at most 180. Percentile?
IMS Expert: 98+

Q: i was not able to solved more den 4-5 qsns in quant but i attempt 50% in both di/lr nd eng. can u tell me my aprprx %tile
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: 99%lescore?
IMS Expert: 160+

Q: i was not able to solved more den 4-5 qsns in quant but i attempt 50% in both di/lr nd eng. can u tell me my aprprx %tile
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: What will happen to wrong ques in slot 1, geometric progression one?
IMS Expert: nothing can b said with surety ,most likely it should be ignored

Q: i was not able to solved more den 4-5 qsns in quant but i attempt 50% in both di/lr nd eng. can u tell me my aprprx %tile aman : 140-147 I am hoping. What is the percentile expectation
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: i was not able to solved more den 4-5 qsns in quant but i attempt 50% in both di/lr nd eng. can u tell me my aprprx %tile
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: i was not able to solved more den 4-5 qsns in quant but i attempt 50% in both di/lr nd eng. can u tell me my aprprx %tile
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: i was not able to solved more den 4-5 qsns in quant but i attempt 50% in both di/lr nd eng. can u tell me my aprprx %tile aman : 140-147 I am hoping. What is the percentile expectation
IMS Expert: A score of 140 should fetch around 95 percentile

Q: Sir, i have attempted 25qs in rcva, di 13qs and qa 15qs with 85% accuracy. What percentile can i expect?
IMS Expert: 90-95%ile

Q: Hello, what score will be sectional cut off for verbal?
IMS Expert: Hello, we expect the VA sectional to come till 40-45.... Hope that helps..

Q: i am expecting 150-160 ..how much i can expect?
IMS Expert: you can expect around 97-99 percentile

Q: What would fetch a 99.9 percentile?
IMS Expert: 190+

Q: 22 right and 4 wrong (all MCQS )in RC/Va should amount to what percentile? thank you.
IMS Expert: 95+ %ile

Q: Erm... DI LR 90%ile at?
IMS Expert: A score of around 38 to 40

Q: Dilr score of 31 would be what percentile?
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: Dilr score of 31 would be what percentile?
IMS Expert: Between 80 to 83 percentile

Q: will 30-35 in quant clear the cutoffs
IMS Expert: 38 around

Q: will the cut-offs go down this year?
IMS Expert: almost on the same line as last year

Q: Hello, Attempted 41 questions with accuracy of 90% should fetch how much percentile ?
IMS Expert: 75 to 80 percentile

Q: i found RC in VA having very close options.Am i alone or other people felt same?
IMS Expert: quite a few questions were straight forward though there were 3-4 questions in RC where u could have face the problem. overall RC was on the easier side

Q: Sir I am expecting 65 in VRC,45 in QA but 25 in DI,how much would I get over all and please suggest that 25 mark is enough for 80% or not.
IMS Expert: Overall, you can expect around 90 to 95 percentile. 25 in DI should be sufficient for 80 percentile

Q: 38-42 in maths??
IMS Expert: 85-90 %ile

Q: i have attempted 68 questions with approx 80% accuracy. what %le can I expect?
IMS Expert: 97+ %ile

Q: Hi sir I am expecting net score of around 115-125 .How much %tile I can expect? Also, I am CA, pursuing CS , 10th score 88%,12th score 90%, BCOM(OPen) 64%,work ex KPMG 1.5 years and EY 0.5 yrs Which Institute can I expect call from
IMS Expert: around 90+ %ile

Q: What is the expected percentile by attempting 45 questions with approx 80 % accuracy?
IMS Expert: around 80+ %ile

Q: how much should we score to get 95 percentile?
IMS Expert: should be around 140+

Q: attempted 48 Question with 80% accuracy. what would be percentile ???
IMS Expert: 80 to 85 percentile

Q: Attempts : VA 26, DILR 11, Quant 13 with 80% accuracy, how much can i expect?
IMS Expert: around 85+ %ile

Q: 140-147 I am hoping. What is the percentile expectation
IMS Expert: You can expect 95-97 percentile with that score

Q: Dilr score of 31 would be what percentile?
IMS Expert: already answered

Q: Dilr score of 31 would be what percentile?
IMS Expert: around 85 %ile

Q: Hello, i have heard people saying DI was the toughest section.I have solved 20 DILR questions and expect 16 correct answers, what could be my percentile in that section?
IMS Expert: You should get around 90-95 percentile in that section... depending on whether your incorrect answers were MCQs or TITA questions

Q: Can I expect to clear cutoff in DILR with score around 30 in slot 1 ?
IMS Expert: should be difficult, mat b in the range of 85+ %ile

Q: around 110-120 expectation. Can you tell me approx percentile please?
IMS Expert: around 85 %ile

Q: what will be a face saver score in DILR for slot 1 ??
IMS Expert: a raw core of 40+ in DI LR should be good enough for a 90+ percentile

Q: will be scoring around 125 130 what percentile I can expect??
IMS Expert: You can expect around 90-92 percentile with that score

Q: 160-170 will be around? And 12 correct in DI LR an issue?
IMS Expert: 99 %ile +

Q: will 9 right attempts in di/lr and 13 right attempts in quant clear sectional cut offs?
IMS Expert: a raw score of 40 would fetch a 90+ %ile which is equvalent to approx 13 right

Q: Hello, what score would fetch 90 ?
IMS Expert: A score of around 120-125 would fetch 90 percentile