IIT- M Abhiram
Iyer tops CAT

loves soccer, wants to be a novelist

Abhiram Iyer, a 23-year old mechanical engineer from IIT Madras, topped the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013. A football enthusiast and a avid-reader of fiction à la Steven Erikson, he aspires to one day write a fantasy novel.

Abhiram, who has been a project planner at Ashok Leyland for the last 18 months, secured 100 percentile after two previous attempts, which gave him a score above the 99th percentile.

According to him, de-stressing yourself is essential in preparing for a paper like CAT. He added, “Before every mock test, I would watch a game of football. It reminded me nothing is predictable, just like the CAT.”

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