Online CAT drives smooth run

Started by ganeshbala, Nov 30, 2009, 12:39 PM

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Online CAT drives smooth run

After witnessing horrible experience of online test, The competitive Common Admission Test (CAT),finally got off to a smooth start Monday after two days of technical glitches and poor management, which affected hundreds of B-school aspirants across the country.

"Until now we have not had any negative feedback on the test. So after two days of computers crashing and bad management, the online version of CAT finally seems to have taken off smoothly," said Gautam Puri, vice chairman of Career Launcher, a coaching institute.

The CAT exam, which determines admission to the country's prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) and other business schools, went online for the first time Saturday, but several students had a harrowing time as computers crashed in 11 centres across the country.

Similarly on day two of the exam, technical glitches and poor management led to the exam being rescheduled in 24 centres across the country, creating a lot of confusion among the aspirants. The exam's staggered online formal has a 10-day schedule and will conclude Dec 7.

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