CAT 2021 Answer Key (Slot 1, 2 and 3): Download PDF

CAT 2021 Answer Key (Slot 1, 2 and 3): Download PDF

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Aug 5, 2021CAT 2021 notification has been released You can apply for CAT from 4th August to 15 September 2021.. Check other details about the CAT exam such as exam date, registration, syllabus, exam pattern and more. 
CAT 2021 notification has been released You can apply for CAT from 4th August to 15 September 2021.. Check other details about the CAT exam such as exam date, registration, syllabus, exam pattern and more. 
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CAT Answer Key 2021

IIM Ahmedabad will release the CAT Answer Key 2021 on its official site. In the first week of December, the CAT 2021 answer key will be released as the CAT 2021 exam will be conducted on 28 November 2021. Individual response sheets will also be supplied with the CAT answer key. By logging into their CAT 2021 account, test takers will be able to obtain their CAT answer key 2021 with responses. CAT Exam Answer Key is also known as the CAT response sheet as it contains correct and incorrect answers. 

The CAT answer key includes the candidate's response to each question as well as the official answer. If a candidate believes an official answer is erroneous, he or she can file an objection by filling out an online answer key correction form. The CAT exam authorities will investigate the objections, and if they are judged to be genuine, a revised final answer key (IIM CAT final answer key) will be provided. The final CAT answer key will be used to determine the CAT 2021 result. 

The direct link to check the answer key for the CAT 2021 exam will be mentioned here. You can check the CAT answer key for Shift 1, Shift 2 & Shift 3 here. Please note that the CAT answer key will be released for Slot 1, slot 2 and slot 3 separately. After the CAT 2021 exam, BYJU'S Exam Prep experts will also conduct CAT 2021 exam analysis which will include an unofficial CAT 2021 answer key and question paper. BYJU'S Exam Prep experts will provide a detailed solution with a question paper in the exam analysis. 

CAT Answer Key 2021 Release Date

Candidates can check the table below for all the dates related to the CAT answer key 2021. Candidates can maintain track of the publication of the tentative and final answer key for CAT 2021, as well as the release of the CAT response sheet, by knowing all of the CAT answer key dates.

CAT Answer Key Details
Dates (Expected)
Unofficial CAT Answer Key 2021
28 November 2021
CAT 2021 Answer key Release
First week of December 2021
Last Date to Check Answer Key
First week of December 2021
CAT 2021 Response Challenge Form Release (CAT Answer key Objection form)
Second week of December 2021
Last date to raise Objection to CAT answer key
First week of January 2022
CAT Final Answer Key 2021
First week of January, 2022

How to Download CAT 2021 Exam Answer Key

Candidates who plan to take the CAT 2021 exam can get the provisional CAT answer key 2021 for all slots, as well as the question paper. Candidates can get the CAT 2021 answer key by following the instructions provided.

  • Visit the official site of CAT 2021 
  • Now click on the Log-in button and enter your correct log-in details 
  • Now click on the Candidate Response to check the CAT Response Sheet and CAT Answer Key
  • In case of any discrepancies in the response submitted by IIM Ahmedabad, you can click on the 'Objection Form' to raise an objection

How to Calculate Score CAT Answer Key 2021

Candidates who will take the CAT 2021 exam can utilise the answer key to estimate their likely CAT score before the results are released. To calculate CAT marks, candidates can use the specified CAT marking methodology.

Total Questions in CAT Exam

76

CAT Exam Pattern Total Marks

228

Total Sections

3

Total Exam Duration

2 Hours

(40 Minutes for each section)

Mode of Paper

Online Only

Marking Scheme

 

MCQs

Non-MCQs

Correct

+3

+3

Incorrect

-1

0

Unattempted

0

0

Section Names

1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VA-RC)

2. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI-LR)

3. Quantitative Ability (QA)

How to File Objection to CAT Answer Key (IIM Instructions)

Follow the below instructions to raise an objection in the CAT Answer Key 2021.

  • Check carefully the Question Id from the Question Paper PDF available next to the "Candidate Response".
  • Make sure that the Question Id is as per the Question Paper PDF only.
  • Fill Section Name, Question Id and other details carefully.
  • Now click on the "Pay & Submit" button.
  • The CAT Objection fee is Rs. 1200* (per objection).

Note: Objections once submitted cannot be edited later, also you can one objection at a time.

Make sure you keep the following points in mind while raising an objection:

  • The CAT Objection fee is non-refundable 
  • There is no limit to raising an objection in the answer key 
  • The objection fee is Rs 1000 (per objection), you can pay through credit card, debit card or net banking
  • The final answer key will be released after the objections are being reviewed 
  • All the answer keys for CAT 2021 are counted for the percentile calculation of CAT 2021.

Points to Remember while Raising Objection to CAT Answer Key

Make sure you keep the following points in mind while raising an objection:

  • The CAT Objection fee is non-refundable 
  • There is no limit to raising an objection in the answer key 
  • The objection fee is Rs 1000 (per objection), you can pay through credit card, debit card or net banking
  • The final answer key will be released after the objections are being reviewed 
  • All the answer keys for CAT 2021 are counted for the percentile calculation of CAT 2021.
Important CAT Links
CAT Notification 2021CAT Eligibility Criteria 2021
CAT Registration 2021
CAT Syllabus PDF
CAT Practice Set Papers
CAT Exam Pattern 2021
CAT Admit Card 2021
CAT 2021-2022
CAT Cut off
CAT Analysis
CAT Question Papers
CAT Result 2021
 

Previous year CAT answer key 2020

Candidates can double-check their answers by comparing them to the answer keys provided below when working on CAT previous year question papers. The direct link to download the CAT Answer Key will be updated here. 

CAT 2020 Answer Key - Check Direct Official Link

CAT Answer Key 2020: Slot-wise PDFDownload pdf
CAT 2020 Question & Answers Slot 1 PDFDownload CAT Slot 1 Answer Key 2020
CAT 2020 Question & Answers Slot 2 PDFDownload CAT Slot 2 Answer Key 2020
CAT 2020 Question & Answers Slot 3 PDFDownload CAT Slot 3 Answer Key 2020

 

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  • CAT 2021 answer key will be released in the first week of December 2021. The CAT 2021 exam will be conducted on 28 November 2021.

     
  • The CAT 2021 answer key will consist of the correct option against each question in all sets of the question paper.

     
  • Candidates can download the answer key of the IIM CAT 2021 exam by clicking on the downloadable pdf link on the official website.

     
  • Candidates can easily raise objections on the CAT answer key after logging in and submit the correction application form. 

     

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