India’s biggest MBA entrance exam has attracted huge academic interest; as many as 2.31 lakh students have registered for Common Admission Test (CAT) exam this year.
Speaking on the development, an official from Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-K) said, ‘Nearly 2.31 lakh candidates have registered for MBA entrance test, the Common Admission Test to be conducted by the (IIM-L) Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L). Since the exam is conducted on on November 26, last date for submission of form was yesterday’. Though the number are correct, the exact number of applicants will be known on Tuesday. Though the number of aspirants have swelled over the years, there is not significant change in the number of applicants as compared to last year.
Furthermore he said, ‘Registrations for the Common Admission Test (CAT) to IIMs and other leading B-schools declined a bit this year. It incread 2.34 lakh in 2016’.
It should be remember male candidates comprised majority in 2016, around 67 per cent.