How to Recover CAT 2021 User ID and Password? Steps to Follow

By Gaurav Gupta|Updated : November 12th, 2021

CAT 2021 Recover Password: After successfully registering for the CAT Exam, candidates gain access to CAT Login 2021. However, if at all they have misplaced their login credentials, they can use the CAT Forgot Password option to gain back access to their registered profile. This time it is very crucial to keep the credentials handy as they will be required at the time of downloading CAT Admit Card 2021. The CAT 2021 Exam will be conducted by IIM Ahmedabad. The convener for CAT 2021 is Associate Prof. M N Ram Mohan. After a candidate has successfully registered for the CAT exam, they will be given CAT Login Credentials, which they can use to fill out the registration form, get their admit card, response sheet, answer key, result, and scorecard.

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In this article, we will guide you on how to recover CAT password and how to recover CAT User ID Password. Let's get started!

CAT 2021 Important Dates

The following is a list of crucial dates for all of the major events surrounding CAT 2021. The important dates for CAT 2021 are mentioned in the table below:



CAT 2021 Notification date

1st August 2021

CAT 2021 Registration form Starts

4th August 2021 (10 AM)

CAT 2021 Registration last date

15th September 2021 (5 PM)

CAT Form correction date

To be announced 

CAT Admit card 2021

27th October 2021

CAT 2021 Exam Date

28th November 2021

CAT 2021 Answer Key release

last week of December 2021 (tentative)

CAT 2021 Result Declaration

2nd week of January 2022 (tentative)

What is required to recover CAT 2021 User ID and Password?

Applicants who are trying to retrieve their CAT login id and password must have the valid email address used for CAT registration along with a working laptop & internet connection. 

How to Recover CAT 2021 Password?

In order to retrieve credentials for CAT User ID Password, the candidates need to click on Forget User ID/Password. Check out the steps given below to do so:


Steps to Recover CAT Password

Any applicant has the potential to lose, forget, or misplace their CAT Login Credentials. You must take the following actions to recover your lost credentials:

  • Click on the Login button under the "Registered Candidate Login" column on the Official CAT Website

  • Click on “Forget User ID/Password
  • Enter your email address and the CAPTCHA code and click the Get User ID/Password button
  • A password reset link will be sent to your email address
  • Click on the reset link and follow the instructions to reset your CAT Login Password

Importance of CAT Login ID Password

CAT officials utilise CAT login to make it easier for candidates to access all of their vital information. Login credentials for CAT 2021 can be used for the following purposes:


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  • No, you can recover your CAT User ID or Password any day, any time.

  • You must know your login credentials for logging into CAT 2021 portal as you will get your CAT Admit Card, Response Sheet, Scorecard, and every other detail there only.

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