Altogether eight engineers have earned a perfect 100 percentile marks in the CAT-2010 – the gateway to pursue MBA in Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other prestigious business schools. “
Of the eight engineers, two are from Mumbai and one each from Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai and Indore,” Himanshu Rai, Convener of Common Admission Test(CAT) -2010 and professor with IIM-Lucknow, told reporters.
The responsibility of organizing CAT-2010 for admissions in 10 IIMs and other business schools was with IIM-Kolkata and IIM-Lucknow. According to sources, the trend related to the results indicates that “CAT-2010 was tough”. While a total of 204,267 candidates registered for CAT-2010, 186,238 candidates appeared for theonline test that was organized in two lots from October 27 to November 24, officials said.
With around 30,000 registrations, Maharashtra had the highest number of candidates registered for the prestigious exams. It was followed by Uttar Pradesh with around 26,000 candidates and Delhi with over 19,000 candidates. A total of 40 sets of question papers were prepared for the candidates