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CAT: 2 women make it to 100-percentile club

NEWDELHI/LUCKNOW: Two women were among 20 candidates who notched 100 percentile scores in the common admission test (CAT), results declared on Monday showed, suggesting that efforts to fix a gender imbalance in the country’s top B-schools may be paying off.

The CAT, treated as a benchmark for admissions into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and several top colleges, is dominated by candidates who are male and have a background in engineering. Officials in the IIMs, which conduct the exam, have been gradually making it better suited to a wider demographic.

In the last five years, the 100 percentile club has seen at most one woman, once in 2014 and once

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