Chandigarh Boy Makes The City Proud | Tops CAT Exam

Chandigarh boy has topped CAT Exam after leaving behind 1.5 lakh students. Breaking all records, this is the 4th time that Chandigarh city has produced all India CAT Topper. Released on Monday, Mukesh Goyal scored 100 percentile thereby ending the waut of around 1.95 lakh aspirants from all over India.

2 Toppers from Chandigarh

Beating his own record, last year Mukesh Goyal had scored 100 percentile in the Quant Section but missed a chance to get a seat in IIMs as he scored less in the verbal section. Mukesh’s last year percentile was 99.72. He said that it was his hard work, focus and the motivation that kept him going.’

In the tricity, 2nd position was bagged by Pritika Sachdeva, a student of University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University. Enjoying her success, Pritika gave the cfedit to her mentors, friends and family for giving the unconditional support required during this time.

Why CAT Score is such a Big Deal

Common Admission Test is country wide accepted criteria for entry into not only the IIMs but many prestigious colleges and institutes like IITS, FMS of the Delhi University.  Also, University Business School (UBS) of Panjab University accepts CAT score as a criterion for admission. Depending on your percentile, the student can apply in the Top B-Schools. Having the first step cleared, further process consists of group discussions, personal interviews and essay writing.


All India Management Entrance Exam, CAT was conducted across 138 cities in India last year. More than 8500 students from Chandigarh region appeared for the test. Convened by IIM, Bangalore, Tata Consulting Services has been conducting CAT Exams in India. If you are as lucky as Mukesh Goyal and Pretika Sachdeva, after completion of your management course, you will be placed in top Indian & Foreign MNCs with average starting salary ranging from 15-22 lakhs.


Sakshi Sood

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