CAT Answer Key 2021: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad has released the CAT 2021 answer key on Wednesday (December 12). Candidates can access the CAT Answer Key 2021 PDF by visiting the official website- iimcat.ac.in. Along with CAT official answer key, candidates will be able to check individual CAT 2021 response sheet by entering login credentials like User ID and Password.
CAT answer key 2021 is for the IIM entrance exam which was conducted on November 28, 2021. As per the past trends and pattern of IIM Ahmedabad, the answer key for this exam is released around 10-11 days after the exam is conducted.
CAT Answer Key 2021: How to Download
Step 1. CAT 2021 answer key link will be made available on the official website iimcat.ac.in.
Step 2: Those who appeared for the exam need to visit the official website and open the specified link.
Step 3: On clicking the respective link, users will be redirected to a new webpage where they will have to submit the login details.
Step 4: The answer key for CAT 2021 will be available for each slot separately. So, examinees will need to select their slot and download the answer key.
Step 5: Once downloaded, candidates can tally their answers and calculate their probable percentage.
IIM Ahmedabad conducted the CAT 2021 exam on November 28 in 159 cities across the country. CAT Exam 2021 was conducted in three different slots and total 191660 candidates appeared for it. The overall difficulty level of CAT exam was Moderate to Difficult. This year, the number of questions came down to 66 and earlier it was 76. By checking the answer key of CAT exam candidates can estimate their overall CAT 2021 percentile.
CAT Answer Key 2021: How is the percentile calculated?
Step 1: Count the total number of candidates (n) who appeared for CAT (i.e. including morning, afternoon and evening sessions).
Step 2: Assign a Rank (R) based on the scaled marks obtained in a section.
Step 3: Calculate the percentile score (P) of the candidate ranked (r) in this section:
= ( – / n) x 100
Step 4: Round off the calculated percentile score (P) of a candidate to two decimal points
CAT Answer Key 2021: Objection Window
Along with the release of the official answer key of CAT, the officials will start the CAT answer key objection window for the candidates who find discrepancy in the released CAT answer key. Candidates must note that while objecting the answer key of CAT exam, candidates will have to pay an objection fee of Rs 1200/- per question.
CAT Answer Key 2021: What After Release?
IIM Ahmedabad will announce the CAT 2021 result tentatively in the second week of January 2022. To download the CAT scorecard, candidates need to use their CAT login details such as User ID and Password. CAT results will be valid for one year. CAT Score 2021 is accepted by 20 IIMs – IIM Bangalore, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Nagpur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Lucknow, etc and top MBA colleges like FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai, SJMSoM IIT Mumbai, DoMS IIT Delhi, etc. Is.
Ways to get admission in IIM not only CAT
While CAT score is one of the major criteria, it is not the main way to get into IIMs. Usually, apart from CAT scores, students have to go through a group discussion, writing ability test and personal interview. IIMs are free to mandate their own eligibility criteria (including academic cut-offs and relative weightings) and follow various selection procedures.
Performance in CAT 2021 exam is an important component to be considered in the selection process. IIMs may also use candidates’ past academic performance, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short-listing candidates at various stages of the selection process.