CAT 2020 Result Date: Expected (9 Jan 2021), Official, Past Year Trends

CAT Result Date 2020

IIM Indore has officially provided the CAT 2020 result date to be any date in 2nd week of January 2021, or by it. However as per our predictions, the result date would be a date between 03 January 2021 and 11 January 2021. And the date with highest probability of result declaration is 09 January 2021. 

However, a lot will also depend on the date of release of official answer keys, and the last date of objection. 

When will IIM Indore declare CAT 2020 results? This is the biggest question on the minds of MBA aspirants at the moment. Whereas the official notices and brochures say that the result of CAT 2020 exam will be announced in the second week of January 2021, a more specific date can be predicted going by past year trends. And maybe, IIM I will announce the date and time themselves soon.

Read on to know the latest news on CAT result date 2020 including date by the organizing body, exact expected date and time, and more. 

Officially announced CAT 2020 result date

The CAT 2020 exam advertisement says that the date of declaration of CAT exam 2020 will be in the second week of January 2021.

CAT 2020 information bulletin says the same thing. 

The document on selection process of IIMs also says that.

CAT 2020 Result Expected Date As Per Past Year Trends

As per our calculations, CAT 2020 result should be announced on a date between 05 January 2021, and 11 January 2021. And the most likely date for the result is 09 January 2021. 

The calculations behind this prediction are as follows.

Every year, the organizing IIM tells the tentative month and its week of CAT result date. The date in itself is never announced. Nevertheless the relative timeline of exam date, answer key release date, and result date remains similar every year. Check this data.

YearExam DateAnswer Key Release Date
and Last Date for Objection
Result DateResult Time
201924 Nov29 Nov – 06 Dec04 Jan01 PM
201825 Nov30 Nov – 10 Dec05 Jan10 AM
201726 Nov07 Dec – 09 Dec08 Jan12:30 PM
201604 DecNot Released09 Jan04:00 PM
201529 NovNot Released08 Jan7 AM – Available in source code
Later – Released officially

After this first data set, here is how we predicted the date for the CAT 2020 result: with this second data set.

YearNo. of days between exam date and result dateNo. of days between answer key release date and result dateNo. of days between objection last date and result date

Armed with these numbers, here is the prediction for the CAT 2020 result date. 

Exam DateCAT 2020 Result Date Range Prediction
As Per Date Difference Between
Exam Date and Result Date Of Past Years
29 Nov 202003 Jan 2021 to 11 January 2021

Most Probable Date – 09 Jan 2021

However the final decision on when IIM Indore would publish the CAT 2020 results is entirely up to them. In fact after looking at the bag full of surprises by IIM Indore in the exam, maybe a few surprises (albeit good ones) could be expected with results too. For example IIM Indore may choose to provide a date and time beforehand.

If so, that will be made available at

CAT 2020 result will be announced on the date and time decided by IIM Indore at In all probability, candidates will be able to download their score cards from the login itself.

What do you think? When will CAT 2020 result be announced? Let us know in comments below.

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