CAT 2020 Official Answer Key, Response Sheet DATE ANNOUNCED: 8-11 Dec at Objection Management Tab

CAT 2020 Answer Key, Response Sheet Official Announcement

IIM Indore has made the official announcement on CAT 2020 answer key, and response sheet.

As per it, the answer key as well as response sheet of CAT exam 2020 will be available from 8 to 11 December 2020. To allow candidates to check these two things, and challenge them, they will open a objection management tab in this duration at Also note that on the day of release, the said tab will be available from 10 AM. Check the complete notice here.

CAT 2020 Answer Key

The official announcement says:

The Objection Management tab for CAT 2020 will be active from 10.00 AM on December 8, 2020 till 5:00 PM on December 11, 2020. Candidates will be able to see the Answer Key as well as their Individual Responses to Questions during this duration.

IIM Indore

What is the Objection Management Tab?

The tab in candidate login through which candidates will be able to check and challenge the CAT 2020 official answer key and their response sheet is referred to as the objection management tab. Basically when candidates login, they will have to access this tab to check their question paper, answers, and responses.

Key highlights of the notice

  • CAT 2020 response sheet will be available from 08 Dec 2020, 10 AM to 11 Dec 2020.
  • The CAT 2020 answer key will also be available in this same duration.
  • Also, in this duration, you can challenge these two things.
  • To check and challenge the answer key and response sheet, you will have to click the objection management tab in login.

How to challenge CAT 2020 official answer key and response sheet?

The objection management process will be self-intuitive as such. That is, when you go to the tab you will be able to see clearly the options before you. Follow the instructions on screen to check and challenge the key and sheet. However a brief explanation of the steps is as follows.

  • Go to
  • Click on the login link.
  • Enter username and password to login.
  • Now click on the objection management tab in the candidate dashboard.
  • Click on the response sheet or other such option available there.
  • Go through the question paper, answers, responses and note the ones you wish to challenge.
  • Now access the challenge option.
  • Select the questions, and / or responses you wish to challenge.
  • Submit relevant details as asked on the challenge option.
  • Now see the total fee and pay it.

CAT 2020 Result Date

Once you are through with your answer keys, the next big day to wait for is the declaration of results.

Officially, the result date is supposed to be in 2nd week of January 2021.

However, as per past year trends, the most probable date for result is 09 January 2021. But, this year IIM Indore incurred a delay of 4 days in releasing the answer keys. Therefore it is possible that result be announced on or around 13 January 2021 instead.

More on that soon.

Wishing you all the very best for CAT 2020 results!

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