CAT results: IIMs may have messed up percentile maths2 min read 09 Jan 2017, 10:28 PM IST
Given that IIMs award percentiles up to two decimal places, 20 out of 195,000 students getting '100 percentile' in the CAT results is a mathematical oddity
The results of the Common Admission Test (CAT), used for admissions to the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other business schools, were announced on Monday. Some 195,000 students took the test, according to a statement by the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore, out of which 20 candidates were awarded “100 percentile". Given that IIMs award percentiles up to two decimal places, 20 out of 195,000 students getting “100 percentile" is a mathematical oddity.
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