IIM Ahmedabad has released the CAT 2021 official answer key, response sheet, and question paper on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. The Common Admission Test was held on November 28, 2021, in three shifts. Candidates can check the answer keys and response sheets of slot 1, 2, 3 and submit objection against the same till December 11, 2021, 5:00 PM. Now, as the answer key is released, it is highly anticipated that the result will be announced in the first week of January 2022.
It is confirmed that the response sheet, answer key are out, as candidates have started posting screenshots of answer keys on various social media platforms like Youtube. Along with this, several students have also been posting comments regarding their obtained score on different Youtube videos thus confirming that IIM has released the CAT answer key 2021.
How to check CAT 2021 official answer key, response sheet, question paper?
The candidates can download the CAT 2021 answer key by following the steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Visit the official website of IIM CAT, iimcat.ac.in.
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the candidate’s login.
Step 3: Next, enter the user id and password on the login page and click the login button.
Step 4: After this, click on the candidate’s response sheet on the dashboard and proceed.
Step 5: Download the PDF, go through the details available on CAT 2021 answer key and download a copy of the same.
The candidates can also raise objections against the incorrect response mentioned in the CAT 2021 answer key. While raising an objection, they are required to submit INR 1200 against each wrong response. Post going through the objections raised by candidates, the authorities will release the final answer key that is expected to be released by the fourth week of December 2021.
The CAT answer key is helpful in calculating the marks scored in the examination. Along with this, it is also helpful in knowing the candidate’s performance in the IIM CAT 2021 exam. After downloading the answer key of CAT 2021, candidates have to compare the answers marked in the response sheet with the answer key and also use the marking scheme as mentioned by the authorities. Following is the prescribed marking scheme that candidates have to use to check their overall score:
|Question Type||Correct response||Negative response|
|Non- MCQ questions||+3||0|
The result of the CAT 2021 exam is expected to be released tentatively in the first week of January 2022. The result will depict the section-wise marks scored in the exam along with the obtained percentile. As per reports, this time around 1.92 lakh candidates have participated in the CAT 2021 examination this year. The successful candidates will be eligible to get admission to top IIMs and B-Schools.