New Delhi: A total of 17 candidates – 16 boys and one girl – have scored a perfect score in the Common Admission Test (CAT), the results of which were announced recently.
CAT is the nationwide entrance test for seeking admission in management colleges.
The 2015 figure of 17 with perfect 100 percentile is double the number of candidates who answered every question correctly in the 2014 edition of the test. It is also the highest in five years.
As per Hindustan Times, 1.79 lakh candidates had appeared in the CAT 2015.
The perfect scores, like always, have been bagged by engineering students, the daily reported.
The number of students scoring zero in CAT 2015 was also high this time – five.
Names of the toppers have not been officially released.