CAT Official Answer Key 2021 – IIM Ahmedabad will release the CAT 2021 official answer key on 08 December 2021 at 10.00 am. The CAT official answer key will remain available until 11 December 2021. Candidates can check the answer key of CAT 2021 on its official website – iimcat.ac.in. The answer key will be available for slots 1, 2, and 3 separately. Candidates can check the answer key by entering their user id and password. The answer key carries the applicant’s response and official answers to the question. So, in this article, we have provided complete details regarding CAT Official Solution Key 2021. Therefore, go through the details carefully.
CAT Official Answer Key 2021
Latest: Click here to download the CAT official answer key of CAT 2021.
Latest: IIM-A will release the CAT individual response sheet on 08 Dec 2021 at 10.00 am on the official website. Click here to download.
Official CAT Answer Key – Once IIM Ahmedabad releases the official CAT answer key we will add the link here.
CAT Official Answer Key Release Date
As per the announcement on the official website i.e. iimcat.ac.in, CAT official answer key will release on 08 December 2021.
|CAT 2021 exam date||28 Nov 2021|
|Release of the response sheet||08 Dec 2021 (10.00 am)|
|Last date to submit objections||11 Dec 2021 (05.00 pm)|
|Final result declared||1st week of Jan 2022|
Candidates can check the answer key release date for the last 4 years from the below table.
|Year||Exam date||Answer key release date||Difference in days|
|2020||29 Nov 2020||08 Dec 2020||9 days|
|2019||24 Nov 2019||29 Nov 2019||5 days|
|2018||25 Nov 2018||07 Dec 2018||11 days|
|2017||26 Nov 2017||07 Dec 2017||10 days|
How to Download CAT 2021 Official Answer Key?
The CAT solution key will be released online. Candidates who have appeared the exam can download the answer key in the following steps –
1st Step – Visit the official website of CAT – iimcat.ac.in. Click on “Registered candidate login”.
2nd Step – Now enter the user id and password.
3rd Step – Click on submit, and now the student dashboard will open.
4th Step – Click on the “Candidate response” tab.
5th Step – Download the answer key and cross-check the responses.
How to Calculate Score Using CAT Answer Key 2021?
Candidates evaluate the scores using the CAT answer key 2021. Also, he/she can cross-check their answers and calculate their probable CAT score. Thus, the steps to calculate the approximate scores in CAT 2021 is as follows-
- Firstly, download the CAT Solution Key from the candidate login portal.
- After downloading the answer key, follow the marking scheme and evaluate the scores. The marking pattern is as follows-
|Question Type||Marks awarded for correct answers||Marks deducted for incorrect answers||Unattempted Answers|
|MCQ based questions||+3 marks||-1 marks||0 marks|
|NON-MCQ based questions||+3 marks||00 marks||0 marks|
The formula to calculate the CAT 2021 Raw Scores is
CAT raw score = 3 X (no. of correct MCQs + no. of correct non-MCQs) – 1 X (number of wrong MCQs)
Raise objections in CAT Official Answer Key 2021?
Candidates can raise an objection to the answer key if they are not satisfied with the options marked in the key. However, along with the objection, candidates have to submit a few documents as proof and pay the fees for the objection.
Last year, the candidates had to pay Rs 1200/- per objection raised. The payment of the fees can be done through Internet Banking, Debit or Credit Card.
How to submit an Objection in CAT Official Answer Key?
The steps to submit the objections in CAT Answer Key 2021 is as follows-
- Visit the official website and click on the candidate portal link available.
- Now login using the user id and password.
- Once you land on the dashboard section, click on the objection form.
- Now add the objection, then select the question number and enter the relevant details as needed.
- Lastly, pay the requisite amount.
If the authority is satisfied by the objection sent by the candidate, then IIM Ahmedabad will release a final answer key by the 4th week of December 2021.
CAT 2021 Result
IIM Ahmedabad will release the CAT result 2021 in the 2nd week of January 2022. Candidates can check the result by following the steps below –
1st Step – Visit the official website i.e. iimcat.ac.in.
2nd Step – Log in using User ID and Password.
3rd Step – Click on the “CAT 2021 Score-card” link.
4th Step – The scorecard will be displayed on the screen.
5th Step – Download and take a printout of it.
Particulars printed on CAT 2021 Result
Soon after downloading the result, candidates must go through all the details carefully. Thus, the particulars printed on the scorecard of CAT 2021 is as follows-
- Applicant Name
- Date of Birth
- Email id
- Date and Time of Exam
- Sectional Score
- Overall Score
- Overall Percentile
- Important Instructions
- Photograph of the candidate
CAT 2021 Official Answer Key 2021 – FAQs
Answer- The CAT official answer key is expected to release in the first week of December 2021
Answer- To download the CAT answer key candidate have to visit the official website and log in with the user ID and password of CAT 2021.
Answer- Candidates can raise an objection to the answer key if they are not satisfied with the options marked in the key. However, along with the objection, candidates have to submit a few documents as proof and pay the fees for the objection.
Answer – As per the last year, the candidates had to pay Rs 1200/- per objection raised. The payment of the fees can be done through Internet Banking, Debit or Credit Card.
Answer- A CAT response sheet is a document that has the answers marked by the candidates on the day of the exam.
Answer- IIM Ahmedabad releases the answer key for CAT. It is released 5-10 days after the exam.
Answer- Yes, the objection fees will be refunded if the objection raised is found to be valid by the authority.