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Team Careers360 | December 5, 2023 | 09:47 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The Common Admission Test (CAT) answer key 2023 is expected by the first week of December 2023. The Indian Institute of Management (IIM Lucknow) will upload the CAT official answer key 2023 on the official website, iimcat.ac.in 2023. Students who wrote CAT exam 2023 will be able to download the provisional CAT 2023 answer key and CAT 2023 response sheet using their login credentials.

About CAT 2023 answer key release date, CAT 2023 exam convenor Sanjay Singh told Careers360, "At this point, I cannot give a date for the release of the CAT answer key, but we will release it soon, by the first week of December.”

Candidates will be allowed to check the CAT 2023 slot 1, 2, 3 answer keys and challenge the provisional answers by paying the requisite fee per question.

Also read | IIM CAT 2023 Answer Key LIVE: Response sheet, official key PDF at iimcat.ac.in soon; result date, updates

On the basis of objections raised by candidates, the exam authority will release the CAT 2023 final answer key. CAT 2023 result will be declared on the basis of the final answer key.

How to download CAT answer key 2023?

  • Go to the official website of CAT 2023, iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on the link for CAT answer key 2023
  • Enter login credentials such as application number
  • CAT 2023 answer key PDF will be displayed
  • Check the answers and raise objections, if any

CAT 2023 saw 2.88 lakh candidates out of 3.28 lakh applicants who registered (88% approximately).

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Updates on CAT 2023 answer key, CAT 2023 response sheet release date, CAT result 2023, CAT 2023 marks vs percentile, CAT cut off 2023, CAT 2023 percentile predictor, and more.

December 1, 2023 | 10:26 PM IST

CAT 2023 admit card: IIMs seat matrix

CAT 2023 admit card will available on the official website, iimcat.ac.in . Seat matrix of IIMs is as follow:

IIM Name

Seat intake

IIM Name

Seat intake

IIM Ahmedabad

385

IIM Kashipur

210

IIM Calcutta

462

IIM Nagpur

60

IIM Bangalore

412

IIM Ranchi

155

IIM Udaipur

180

IIM Kozhikode

353

IIM Shillong

120

IIM Visakhapatnam

60

IIM Bodhgaya

60

IIM Raipur

210

IIM Sirmaur

60

IIM Rohtak

180

IIM Indore

550

IIM Amritsar

60

IIM Sambalpur

140

IIM Trichy

180

IIM Lucknow

436

IIM Jammu

45

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December 1, 2023 | 10:07 PM IST

CAT 2023 accepting top institutions

RankInstitute
1IIM Ahmedabad
2IIM Bangalore
3IIM Kozhikode
4IIM Calcutta
5IIT Delhi
6IIM Lucknow
7NIIE, Mumbai
8IIM Indore
9XLRI Jamshedpur
10IIT Bombay

December 1, 2023 | 09:39 PM IST

CAT 2023: Top IITs

CAT 2023 score are also accepted for admission into management programmes of IITs. Some of the IITs accepting the CAT 2023 score are following:

NIRF rankings 2023

Institute

Department

5

IIT Delhi

Department of Management Studies

10

IIT Bombay

Shailesh Jha Mehta School of Business

15

IIT Kharagpur

Vinod Gupta School of Management

16

IIT Madras

Department of Management Studies

18

IIT Roorkee

Department of Management Studies

23

IIT Kanpur

Department of Management Studies

cat score card 2023 cat 2023 answer key release time cat loginIIT Bombay accept CAT score for admission into Shailesh Jha Mehta School of Business.
 

December 1, 2023 | 08:58 PM IST

CAT 2023: Section-wise questions

The CAT 2023 exam had 66 questions in the following three sections:

VARC: 24

DILR: 20

QA: 22

December 1, 2023 | 08:34 PM IST

How to check CAT 2023 answer key?

The CAT 2023 answer key link will be hosted on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Applicants can login using the user id and password.

December 1, 2023 | 08:11 PM IST

CAT 2023: 2.88 lakh appeared

A total of 3.28 lakh had registered for CAT 2023, of which 2.88 lakh appeared for the exam. A total 88 per cent students appeared in the CAT 2023. 

December 1, 2023 | 07:45 PM IST

CAT 2023 response sheet

The CAT 2023 response sheet will be uploaded along with the answer key on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. The CAT 2023 responses will show the answers marked by the candidate in the exam.

December 1, 2023 | 07:15 PM IST

CAT 2023 result likely in January 2024

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM Lucknow) hasn't yet announced the date to release CAT 2023 result. It will likely declare the CAT 2023 result in January 2024 on the official website, iimcat.ac.in.cat score card 2023 cat 2023 answer key release time cat login response sheet of cat 2023IIM Lucknow conducted the CAT 2023.

December 1, 2023 | 06:39 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: Steps to download

Candidates can follow these steps to download the CAT 2023 answer key, which will be released soon: 

  • Visit the official website, iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on 'CAT answer key 2023' link
  • Enter login credentials, including application number
  • CAT 2023 answer key PDF will be displayed
  • Download it for future reference.

December 1, 2023 | 06:11 PM IST

CAT 2023 cut-off for top IIMs

Candidates aspiring for admission into top Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will have to get 97 or above percentile in CAT 2023 exam. 

Institute

Cut-off percentile

IIM Ahmedabad

99-100

IIM Bangalore 

99-100

IIM Calcutta

99 

IIM Lucknow

97-98

IIM Indore

97-98

December 1, 2023 | 05:41 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: Top non-IIM colleges

The CAT 2023 result will also be used for admission by these top non-IIM colleges:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • IIT Bombay
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • MDI Gurgaon
  • Institute of Management Technology (Ghaziabad)
  • IMI Delhi
  • JBIMS Mumbai
  • SPJIMR, Mumbai
  • SDA Bocconi Mumbai

December 1, 2023 | 05:01 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Marking scheme

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM Lucknow) will release the CAT 2023 answer key on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Candidates will be allotted three marks for every correct answer and one mark will be deducted for every wrong  response.

December 1, 2023 | 03:27 PM IST

CAT login credentials 2023

Candidates can login using their user id and password to download the CAT 2023 answer key.

December 1, 2023 | 03:15 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Check previous year trends

YearDate
2022December 1
2021December 8
2020December 8
2019November 29

December 1, 2023 | 03:02 PM IST

CAT 2023 marking scheme

  • +3 for correct answer
  • -1 for incorrect answer
  • 0 for non attempted

December 1, 2023 | 02:48 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Exam pattern

CAT 2023 question paper consisted 66 questions. Out of them, 24 were in Section I or Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), 20 were in Section II or Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and 22 were in Section 3 or Quantitative Ability (QA) 22.

December 1, 2023 | 02:32 PM IST

CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key

The CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key is likely to be issued in the first week of December.  

December 1, 2023 | 01:40 PM IST

CAT 2023 answer key pdf download

Students can check the CAT 2023 answer key and their individual response sheet by logging in using the user ID and password.

December 1, 2023 | 01:29 PM IST

iimcat.ac.in 2023 to host CAT answer key 2023

IIM Lucknow will issue the CAT answer key 2023 on the official website soon, iimcat.ac.in.

December 1, 2023 | 01:16 PM IST

CAT 2023 calculate probable score

Candidates can use the CAT 2023 provisional answer key to calculate their probable scores in the exam. 

December 1, 2023 | 01:04 PM IST

CAT 2023: Expected cut-off for top IIMs

Candidates who appeared for the CAT 2023 exam can check the expected cut-offs for top IIMs

Institute

Cut-off percentile

IIM Ahmedabad

99-100

IIM Bangalore 

99-100

IIM Calcutta

99 

IIM Lucknow

97-98

IIM Indore

97-98

December 1, 2023 | 12:52 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: How to download

  • Go to the official website of CAT 2023, iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on the link for CAT answer key 2023
  • Enter login credentials such as application number
  • CAT 2023 answer key PDF will be displayed
  • Check the answers and raise objections, if any

December 1, 2023 | 12:38 PM IST

CAT 2023: Students data

Registered: 3.28 lakh

Appeared: 2.88 lakh

Attendance: 88 per cent

December 1, 2023 | 12:24 PM IST

Where to check CAT 2023 answer key?

The CAT 2023 answer key will be made live on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Eligible candidates can login using the user id and password.

December 1, 2023 | 12:13 PM IST

CAT 2023 result date

CAT exam 2023 result is expected to be announced in January 2024. The exact date is not yet announced. The CAT 2023 result will be announced on the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

December 1, 2023 | 12:02 PM IST

What is CAT 2023 response sheet ?

The CAT 2023 response sheet will show the responses marked by the candidate on CAT exam.

December 1, 2023 | 11:45 AM IST

CAT 2023 result

CAT exam 2023 result is likely to be declared in January 2024. There is no confirmation on the  exact date. 

December 1, 2023 | 11:24 AM IST

CAT 2023: Section-wise number of questions

VARC: 24

DILR: 20

QA: 22

Total: 66 questions

December 1, 2023 | 11:14 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Exam held on November 26

The CAT 2023 exam was held on November 26 in three slots and at 375 test centres across 167 cities in India.

December 1, 2023 | 11:00 AM IST

CAT 2023 answer key: 88% appeared for exam

A total of 3.28 lakh candidates registered for CAT 2023 exam of them, around 2.88 lakh or 88 per cent appeared for the exam. 

December 1, 2023 | 10:47 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: How to download

  • Visit the official website of CAT 2023, iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on the link for CAT answer key 2023
  • Enter login credentials such as application number
  • CAT 2023 answer key PDF will be displayed
  • Check the answers and raise objections, if any

December 1, 2023 | 10:31 AM IST

CAT response sheet 2023: Credentials required

  • Application number
  • Password or date of birth

December 1, 2023 | 10:19 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Details mentioned

  • Candidate name
  • CAT registration number
  • CAT 2023 exam centre
  • Exam date
  • Questions
  • Question ID
  • Status (attempted or not attempted)
  • Right answer
  • Candidate's response

December 1, 2023 | 10:05 AM IST

CAT 2023: IIM Mumbai courses

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MBA (Operations and Supply Chain Management)
  • MBA (Sustainability Management)

December 1, 2023 | 09:47 AM IST

CAT 2023 question paper

IIM Lucknow is expected to issue the CAT 2023 question paper along with candidate's CAT response sheet in few days.

December 1, 2023 | 09:30 AM IST

CAT Exam 2023: Total number of questions

A total of 66 questions were there in all slots of CAT exam 2023. The CAT 2023 exam pattern was similar to previous year's pattern.

December 1, 2023 | 09:16 AM IST

List of IITs accepting CAT exam 2023 score

NIRF rankings 2023

Institute

Name of the Department

5

IIT Delhi

Department of Management Studies

10

IIT Bombay

Shailesh Jha Mehta School of Business

15

IIT Kharagpur

Vinod Gupta School of Management

16

IIT Madras

Department of Management Studies

18

IIT Roorkee

Department of Management Studies

23

IIT Kanpur

Department of Management Studies

December 1, 2023 | 09:01 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Credentials required to download

Students need the following credentials to download the CAT answer key 2023 in PDF format:

  • Application number
  • Password or date of birth

December 1, 2023 | 08:45 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Where to check

CAT answer key 2023 will be available on CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in.

December 1, 2023 | 08:30 AM IST

CAT 2023 answer key release date

CAT 2023 answer key is expected to be out by first week of December 2023.

December 1, 2023 | 08:15 AM IST

CAT 2023 result date

IIM Lucknow's information bulletin says CAT exam 2023 result is expected to be declared in January 2024. 

December 1, 2023 | 08:00 AM IST

CAT 2023: IIM Mumbai admission criteria

Parameter

Weight

CAT 2023 score

55

PI

20

Academic performance and work experience score

20

Gender diversity

05

Total

100

December 1, 2023 | 07:47 AM IST

CAT answer key release dates

Year

CAT exam date

CAT answer key release date

     Availability

2023

November 26

December first week

 ---

2022

November 27

December 1

3 days

2021

November 28

December 8

10 days

2020

November 29

December 8

9 days

2019

November 24

November 29

5 days

December 1, 2023 | 07:30 AM IST

How to download CAT response sheet 2023

  • Visit the CAT official website 2023, iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on the CAT response sheet 2023 link
  • Enter login credentials as required.
  • CAT 2023 response sheet PDF will appear on the screen.
  • Download the PDF and save it for future reference.

December 1, 2023 | 07:16 AM IST

CAT response sheet 2023

CAT response sheet 2023 is expected to be available soon on the official website iimcat.ac.in.

November 30, 2023 | 07:46 PM IST

CAT Result 2023: IIFT to consider CAT scores

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) announced in August that it will accept CAT 2023 scores for admission to two MBA programmes -- MBA in International Business and MBA in Business Analytics. Earlier, the institute used to conduct MBA admissions through the entrance exams conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

cat 2023, cat exam 2023, cat result 2023, cat 2023 score, iift, mbaIIFT will use CAT 2023 scores for MBA admissions. (Image: Official)

November 30, 2023 | 07:39 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIM Mumbai fees

The newly formed Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Mumbai has set MBA fee at Rs 21 lakh. The institute will be offering three MBA programmes including MBA, MBA in sustainability and management, and MBA in operations and supply chain management. The IIM Mumbai fee is higher than other new IIMs including IIM Sirmaur, IIM Sambalpur and IIM Bodh Gaya. 

Read More: IIM Mumbai sets MBA fees at Rs 21 lakh, just below IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore

November 30, 2023 | 07:16 PM IST

iimcat.ac.in 2023: What after CAT answer key 2023?

After releasing CAT answer key 2023, IIM Lucknow will prepare CAT 2023 result on the basis of candidate's scores and other factors. CAT result 2023 will be released in the form of CAT 2023 percentile. 

November 30, 2023 | 07:05 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023 Slot 3: Colleges accepting 70 percentile

B-school

CAT percentile

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

70 Percentile

Shiv Nadar University, Dadar

70 Percentile

Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi

70 Percentile

VIT Business School, Vellore

70 Percentile

Apeejay School of Management, New Delhi

70 Percentile


November 30, 2023 | 06:38 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Colleges accepting 60 percentile

B- school

Accepted CAT percentile

Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore

60 Percentile

NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata

60 Percentile

Veltech Business School, Chennai

60 Percentile

Universal Business School, Raigad

60 Percentile

Skyline Business School, Delhi

60 Percentile

November 30, 2023 | 06:16 PM IST

CAT 2023 Official Website: Fellow programmes in IIMs

  • IIM Ahmedabad - Doctoral Programme in Management 
  • IIM Amritsar - PhD
  • IIM Bangalore - PhD
  • IIM Bodh Gaya - PhD 
  • IIM Calcutta - Doctoral Programme (PhD)
  • IIM lndore - FPM
  • IIM Jammu - PhD, PhD (Working Professionals)
  • IIM Kashipur - PhD
  • IIM Kozhikode - PhD, Fellow Programmes in Management PhD (PT)
  • IIM Lucknow - PhD
  • IIM Nagpur - PhD, PhD (Executive)
  • IIM Raipur - FPM/PhD, EFPM
  • IIM Ranchi - PhD, EPhD
  • IIM Rohtak - PhD
  • IIM Sambalpur - PhD, Executive PhD
  • IIM Shillong - Doctoral Program, Doctoral Program(WP)
  • IIM Sirmaur - PhD, PhD (Executive)
  • IIM Tiruchirappalli - PhD, Executive PhD
  • IIM Udaipur - PhD
  • IIM Visakhapatnam - PhD

November 30, 2023 | 05:40 PM IST

CAT 2023 official answer key: Lowest qualifying percentile for MBA at IIMs

IIMs

Minimum overall cut-off

IIM Ahmedabad

80 percentile

IIM Bangalore

90.6 percentile

IIM Calcutta

90 percentile

IIM Lucknow

90 percentile

IIM Indore

90.5 percentile

IIM Kozhikode

90 percentile

November 30, 2023 | 05:15 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIM Lucknow summer placements

IIM Lucknow recorded 100% summer placements for the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) and Postgraduate Programme in Agribusiness Management (PGP-ABM) batches. Students bagged 576 job offers across various roles including consulting, finance, general management, product management, sales and marketing, operations and retail, and e-commerce. The top recruiters were Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Adobe, Alvarez & Marsal, Amazon, Arthur D Little, Atlassian, Avendus Capital, Bain & Company, Bernstein, Boston Consulting Group among others. 

cat answer key 2023, cat 2023 answer key, iimcat, iim lucknow, cat 2023CAT 2023 Answer Key: IIM Lucknow students got 576 offers during summer placements. (Image: Official)

November 30, 2023 | 04:53 PM IST

FAQ: When will CAT 2023 answer key be released?

While the IIM Lucknow has not announced a fixed date for CAT 2023 answer key release, the exam convenor did say that CAT answer key 2023 will tentatively be uploaded by the first week of December. 

November 30, 2023 | 04:17 PM IST

IIMCAT response sheet soon; IIM Mumbai courses

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Mumbai will use CAT 2023 scores for admission to its management programmes. The institute will be offering the following courses:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MBA (Operations and Supply Chain Management)
  • MBA (Sustainability Management)

November 30, 2023 | 03:20 PM IST

Steps to download CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key

  • Visit the CAT official website 2023, iimcat.ac.in
  • Log in with your credentials
  • Click on the CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key link
  • CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key PDF will appear on the screen
  • Download the PDF and save it for future reference

November 30, 2023 | 03:06 PM IST

CAT 2023 result

CAT exam 2023 result is expected to be declared in January 2024. The exact date is not yet announced. 

November 30, 2023 | 02:50 PM IST

CAT 2023: Expected cut-off for top IIMs

Institute

Cut-off percentile

IIM Ahmedabad

99-100

IIM Bangalore 

99-100

IIM Calcutta

99 

IIM Lucknow

97-98

IIM Indore

97-98

November 30, 2023 | 02:36 PM IST

CAT answer key release date 2022

CAT official answer key was issued on December 1 last year. 

November 30, 2023 | 02:20 PM IST

CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key

CAT answer key 2023 will be issued separately for all three slots- slot 1, slot 2 and slot 3 but on the same day. The CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key is expected to be available in the first week of December.  

November 30, 2023 | 02:01 PM IST

What is response sheet of CAT 2023?

The CAT 2023 response sheet shows record of responses marked by the candidate on exam day.

November 30, 2023 | 01:44 PM IST

CAT 2023 question paper

IIM Lucknow is expected to issue the CAT 2023 question paper along with candidate's CAT response sheet in few days.

November 30, 2023 | 01:29 PM IST

CAT 2023 slot 2 answer key

CAT answer key 2023 will be issued separately for all three slots- slot 1, slot 2 and slot 3 but on the same day. The CAT 2023 slot 2 answer key is expected to be available in the first week of December.  

November 30, 2023 | 01:10 PM IST

CAT 2023 slot 2 solution

CAT 2023 slot 2 solution will be available on the answer key. CAT 2023 answer key will be be available at iimcat.ac.in. 

November 30, 2023 | 12:51 PM IST

What is CAT exam?

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national-level entrance exam for admission to MBA programmes at Indian Institutes of Managements (IIMs) and other top business schools in India.

November 30, 2023 | 12:31 PM IST

CAT Official Answer Key 2023: Where to check

Some of the coaching institutes may provide CAT answer key 2023 but they are not the CAT official answer key. The official CAT answer key 2023 will be out at iiimcat.ac.in .

November 30, 2023 | 12:08 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Details to check

  • Candidate name
  • CAT registration number
  • CAT 2023 exam centre
  • Exam date
  • Questions
  • Question ID
  • Status (attempted or not attempted)
  • Right answer
  • Candidate's response

November 30, 2023 | 12:02 PM IST

When will CAT answer key be released? Analysis of previous CAT dates

A look at the CAT exam dates and CAT answer key release dates from past years shows:

Year

CAT exam date

CAT answer key release date

No. of days

2023

November 26

December first week

 ---

2022

November 27

December 1

3 days

2021

November 28

December 8

10 days

2020

November 29

December 8

9 days

2019

November 24

November 29

5 days

November 30, 2023 | 11:50 AM IST

How to download CAT response sheet 2023

  • Visit the CAT official website 2023, iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on the CAT response sheet 2023 link
  • Enter login credentials as required.
  • CAT 2023 response sheet PDF will appear on the screen.
  • Download the PDF and save it for future reference.

November 30, 2023 | 11:36 AM IST

CAT 2023 slot 2 answer key

CAT 2023 slot 2 answer key can only be accessed by those candidates who appeared in slot 2 CAT exam 2023. The CAT 2023 slot 2 answer key will be available at iimcat.ac.in

November 30, 2023 | 11:18 AM IST

Cat answer key 2023 release date

According to reports, CAT answer key release date is the first week of December. This means that CAT 2023 answer key will be released between Dec 1 to 7. Last year, iim cat 2023 answer key was released by IIM Bangalore on December 1; three days after of the CAT exam date which was November 27.

Candidates may note that the cat answer key 2023 pdf download will be available soon. Candidates will have tologin and download the same. The CAT answer key pdf 2023 will also be released by leading coaching centres after IIM Lucknow releases it.

November 30, 2023 | 11:15 AM IST

CAT response sheet 2023: Credentials required

Students need these credentials to access the CAT response sheet 2023

  • Application number
  • Password or date of birth

November 30, 2023 | 10:57 AM IST

CAT 2023 answer key will include marks?

CAT response sheet and CAT 2023 answer key will not include candidates' score. 

November 30, 2023 | 10:43 AM IST

When will CAT release response sheet?

CAT response sheet 2023 is expected to release soon on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Exact date for the same is not yet announced. 

November 30, 2023 | 10:23 AM IST

CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key

CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key can only be accessed by those candidates who appeared in slot 3 CAT exam 2023. The CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key will be available at iimcat.ac.in

November 30, 2023 | 10:04 AM IST

CAT response sheet 2023

CAT response sheet 2023 is expected to be available soon on the official website iimcat.ac.in.

November 30, 2023 | 09:48 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Availability

The CAT 2023 answer key will be available for download until the last date of raising objection.

November 30, 2023 | 09:31 AM IST

CAT 2023: Score vs percentile

CAT Percentile

CAT VARC Score

CAT DILR Score

CAT QA Score

Overall CAT Score

99+

34-35

28-30

36-37

98-102

98+

32-33

27-28

30-32

90-93

95+

32-34

20-21

28-30

80-82

90+

29-30

17-19

26-27

72-75

85+

24-29

14-15

20-22

59-61

80+

20-23

11-13

15-16

46-48

November 30, 2023 | 09:15 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Slot 2

CAT answer key 2023 will be issued separately for all three slots- slot 1, slot 2 and slot 3. The CAT answer key 2023 is expected to be available in the first week of December.   

November 30, 2023 | 09:00 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Where to check

CAT answer key 2023 will be available on CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in.

November 30, 2023 | 08:44 AM IST

CAT 2023: 88% students appeared for exam

Around 2.88 lakh candidates appeared for CAT 2023 exam on November 26 in three shifts. 

November 30, 2023 | 08:30 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Credentials required to download

Students need the following credentials to download the CAT answer key 2023 in PDF format:

  • Application number
  • Password or date of birth

November 30, 2023 | 08:21 AM IST

CAT 2023: Total questions

The total number of questions in all the slots of CAT 2023 was 66.

November 30, 2023 | 08:09 AM IST

CAT 2023 EXAM: 27 marks in each section for 99 percentile

Candidates will need 27 marks in each section of CAT 2023 to secure more than 99 percentile.

November 30, 2023 | 07:56 AM IST

CAT 2023 response sheet

IIM Lucknow will release response sheet of CAT 2023 soon on the official website, iimcat.ac.in along with CAT answer key 2023, it will help candidates to calculate their probable CAT 2023 exam scores. 

November 30, 2023 | 07:42 AM IST

CAT 2023 result date

IIM Lucknow's information bulletin says CAT exam 2023 result is expected to be declared in January 2024. 

November 30, 2023 | 07:32 AM IST

CAT 2023: How to download answer key

  • Visit the CAT official website 2023, iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on the CAT answer key 2023 link
  • Enter login credentials as required
  • CAT 2023 answer key PDF will appear on the screen
  • Download the PDF and save it for future reference

November 30, 2023 | 07:18 AM IST

CAT 2023 Result: Validity

The CAT exam result 2023 will be valid only till December 31, 2024

November 29, 2023 | 10:32 PM IST

CAT 2023: Top B-schools

RankInstitute
1IIM Ahmedabad
2IIM Bangalore
3IIM Kozhikode
4IIM Calcutta
5IIT Delhi
6IIM Lucknow
7NIIE, Mumbai
8IIM Indore
9XLRI Jamshedpur
10IIT Bombay

November 29, 2023 | 10:17 PM IST

CAT 2023 answer key

Private coaching institutions that had students writing the CAT exam 2023 have also posted unofficial CAT 2023 answer keys for Slot 1, Slot 2 and Slot 3. However, the official CAT 2023 answer key is the one available at the CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in. 

November 29, 2023 | 10:03 PM IST

CAT exam 2023 result validity

The CAT exam result 2023 will be valid for admission to IIMs and other participating B-Schools till December 31, 2024. Any candidate aiming for an IIM seat after that will have to appear for the IIM CAT exam again.

November 29, 2023 | 09:40 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIMs seat matrix

IIM Name

Seat intake

IIM Name

Seat intake

IIM Ahmedabad

385

IIM Kashipur

210

IIM Calcutta

462

IIM Nagpur

60

IIM Bangalore

412

IIM Ranchi

155

IIM Udaipur

180

IIM Kozhikode

353

IIM Shillong

120

IIM Visakhapatnam

60

IIM Bodhgaya

60

IIM Raipur

210

IIM Sirmaur

60

IIM Rohtak

180

IIM Indore

550

IIM Amritsar

60

IIM Sambalpur

140

IIM Trichy

180

IIM Lucknow

436

IIM Jammu

45

November 29, 2023 | 07:40 PM IST

CAT 2023 Review: Slot 3 quant section was difficult

CAT 2023 candidates found slot 3 to be easier in comparison to slot 1 and slot 2 exams. The sectional analysis of CAT 2023 slot 3 is given below:

VARC 

  • Moderate to lengthy.
  • 4 RC and 4 questions.
  • RC passages were easy to moderate. Questions came from para jumbles, summary and para completion.

DILR

  • Difficult.
  • Two sets were doable. Set 3 was based on mean, median and mode.

QA

  • Moderate to difficult and lengthy as well.
  • Questions from geometry, arithmetic, algebra and number systems
  • The maximum number of questions were from algebra

November 29, 2023 | 07:25 PM IST

IIMCAT: Good CAT scores not enough for IIM admissions?

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) do use CAT scores for admissions to management programmes. However, their admission criteria also includes academic qualification, diversity, work experience, personal interview, and more. An analysis of the IIM admission criteria of top IIMs shows that while good CAT 2023 scores will help you qualify for PI and WAT, the institutes look for students with high academic scores and relevant work experience. 

Read More: CAT 2023: IIM admission criteria go far beyond CAT scores; these are the factors

November 29, 2023 | 07:08 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIM Ahmedabad placements

In IIM Ahmedabad's summer placement 2023, 40 companies participated ranging across the fields of banking, financial services and insurance, consumer technology, core manufacturing and infrastructure, education technology, gaming and sports, IT consulting and analytics, and more. TCS remained the top recruiter with 19 job offers. 

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November 29, 2023 | 06:57 PM IST

CAT 2023 Percentile: Normalisation of scores

Since the CAT exam 2023 was conducted in three different sessions, CAT 2023 scores will be normalised in order to ensure fairness in the CAT 2023 result. As per the normalisation process followed for the exam, IIM Lucknow will normalise the scores across different forms. Thereafter, the scores will be normalised across different sections. These will be called 'scaled' scores which will be used to calculate CAT 2023 percentile and for shortlisting of candidates. 

November 29, 2023 | 06:40 PM IST

CAT 2023 Exam: Slot 1 sectional analysis

CAT 2023 slot 1 was 'doable' with the Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) section being lengthy and Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) being inference-based, said coaching institute's analysis. The analysis of VARC section is given below:

  • Non-MCQ questions were overall moderate.
  • There were 2 Out of Context (OOC) questions, involving five statements with tricky connections.
  • There were 2 para-jumble questions, each with four statements.
  • The paper included 2 para-summary questions, with options closely related to each other. 
  • 2 paragraph completion questions were included.

November 29, 2023 | 06:14 PM IST

CAT 2023: Pandemic helped boost MBA placements at IIMs

As per analysis of the NIRF rankings of IIMs from the 2021-22 session, the median salary of graduates of top IIMs who were placed increased in 2021-22 with Rs 31.50 lakh at IIM Bangalore. While the lowest median salary of placed students increased by 58.46%, the highest median salary saw a hike of 14.13%.

Read More: MBA placement rates, salaries at IIMs, top B-schools, post Covid-19: Analysis

November 29, 2023 | 05:59 PM IST

CAT 2023 Cut-off: Expected IIM cut-offs

Expected CAT cut off 2023 for admission to the participating IIMs is given below.

Institute

Cut-off

IIM Ahmedabad

99-100

IIM Bangalore

99-100

IIM Calcutta

99

IIM Lucknow

97-98

IIM Indore

97-98

IIM Kozhikode

97-98

IIM Amritsar

95-96

IIM Nagpur

95-96


November 29, 2023 | 05:49 PM IST

CAT Result 2023: How is percentile score calculated?

CAT 2023 exam authority will follow the steps given below to determine a candidate's overall percentile as well as sectional percentile:

  • Step 1: Calculate the total number of candidates who appeared for CAT exam in all sessions.
  • Step 2: Assign a rank (r), based on the scaled scores obtained in a section, to all candidates. In the case of two or more candidates obtaining identical scaled scores in the QA section, assign identical ranks to all those candidates.
  • Step 3: Calculate the percentile score (P) of a candidate with rank (r) in the section as: P = (N - r/N) x 100
  • Step 4: Round off the calculated percentile score (P) of a candidate up to two decimal points.

November 29, 2023 | 05:36 PM IST

CAT Response Sheet Date 2023: Candidate responses in December 1st week

IIM Lucknow is expected to release CAT response sheet 2023 along with CAT answer key 2023 in the first week of December 2023 as told by the exam convenor. The CAT 2023 response sheet will include responses marked by candidates in the exam held on November 26. Students will be able to match their responses with the provisional answers provided by the exam authority to calculate their CAT 2023 score. 

November 29, 2023 | 05:27 PM IST

CAT 2023: Participating IIMs and their seat matrix

IIM Name

Seat intake

IIM Name

Seat intake

IIM Ahmedabad

385

IIM Kashipur

210

IIM Calcutta

462

IIM Nagpur

60

IIM Bangalore

412

IIM Ranchi

155

IIM Udaipur

180

IIM Kozhikode

353

IIM Shillong

120

IIM Visakhapatnam

60

IIM Bodhgaya

60

IIM Raipur

210

IIM Sirmaur

60

IIM Rohtak

180

IIM Indore

550

IIM Amritsar

60

IIM Sambalpur

140

IIM Trichy

180

IIM Lucknow

436

IIM Jammu

45

November 29, 2023 | 05:10 PM IST

CAT Percentile Predictor: Know admission chances in IIMs

CAT 2023 percentile predictor will help candidates who appeared for the exam know their admission chances in participating IIMs and other management colleges. The CAT percentile predictor will use candidate's expected score in each section and date of birth or registration number to predict the percentile and admission chances based on the percentile. 

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November 29, 2023 | 05:00 PM IST

CAT Exam 2023: IIM Mumbai to hold admissions through CAT 2023 scores

The new Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Mumbai will also offer admission to its management programmes through CAT 2023. The institute has given 55% weightage to CAT 2023 score in its admission policy 2024 while the weightage for other components is given below:

Parameter

Weight

CAT 2023 score

55

PI

20

Academic performance and work experience score

20

Gender diversity

05

Total

100

Read More: CAT Exam 2023: IIM Mumbai gives 55% weightage to test for MBA admissions

November 29, 2023 | 04:50 PM IST

CAT Exam Result 2023: Validity

The CAT exam result 2023 will be valid only till December 31, 2024. Any candidate aiming for an IIM seat after that will have to write the IIM CAT exam again. 

November 29, 2023 | 04:49 PM IST

CAT 2023 Slot 3 Answer Key: Slot 3 was easier than 1, 2

Candidates who appeared for CAT 2023 slot 3 exam held on November 26 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm said that the overall difficulty level was easy to moderate, and claimed that slot 3 was comparatively easier than slot 1 and 2 papers.

CAT 2023 slot 3 analysis

November 29, 2023 | 04:46 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: What comes after?

The CAT answer key 2023 can be challenged. To do so, candidates must login on iimcat.ac.in and raise objection through the "Objection Form". The conducting body - IIM Lucknow for CAT 2023 - will charge a fee for each question challenged. 

November 29, 2023 | 04:43 PM IST

CAT official answer key 2023

Private coaching institutions that had students writing the CAT exam 2023 have also posted unofficial CAT 2023 answer keys for Slot 1, Slot 2 and Slot 3. However, the official CAT 2023 answer key is the one available at the CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in.

November 29, 2023 | 04:32 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: The CAT exam question paper

CAT exam 2023 was conducted in three slots. For each slot, the CAT questions were distributed across categories in the following pattern: 

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC): 24
  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR): 20
  • Quantitative Ability (QA): 20

Overall, the DILR section was judged to be the most difficult by candidates across slots. The CAT answer keys 2023 will be announced for CAT question papers administered in each of the slots. The CAT 2023 answer keys will be released at iimcat.ac.in. 

November 29, 2023 | 04:27 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIM CAT result date

IIM Lucknow's information bulletin on the CAT exam 2023 says the IIM CAT result date will likely be in January 2024. 

November 29, 2023 | 04:24 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key, Results: Why more women are getting IIM seats than ever before

With several top IIMs, including IIM Calcutta and IIM Kozhikode including gender diversity points in their admission criteria, more women are getting into IIMs than before. 

Read More | CAT Exam 2023: Why women have a better chance of getting into IIMs than ever before

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November 29, 2023 | 04:16 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: What we know

The CAT 2023 result is expected in the second week of January 2024, according the information bulletin . However, the CAT 2023 answer key is likely to come much sooner. It can be expected in the first week of December, IIM Lucknow told Careers360 today. 

November 29, 2023 | 03:51 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIM Kozhikode admission policy revised

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode has revised its admission policy and given a weightage of 10% to gender diversity component and 5% to academic diversity. CAT 2023 scores have got a 35% weightage for PGP admissions 2024. While the institute will follow a three-step selection process for admissions to its postgraduate programmes, final shortlisting of candidates will be done on the basis of CAT 2023 scores along with performance in ability test and interview conducted by the IIM.

Read More: CAT 2023: IIM Kozhikode revises admission policy; gender diversity gets 10% weightage

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November 29, 2023 | 03:16 PM IST

CAT 2023 Slot 1 Answer Key: Slot 1 analysis, difficulty level

CAT 2023 slot 1 was moderate in terms of difficulty level according to candidates who appeared for the exam. The first shift of CAT 2023 was conducted from 8:30 am to 10:30 am on November 26. Students found the Quantitative Aptitude (QA) section quite difficult to solve. 

Read More: CAT Slot 1 Analysis 2023: Previous year questions repeated, difficulty level moderate, expected good attempts

November 29, 2023 | 02:56 PM IST

Response sheet of CAT 2023 soon at iimcat.ac.in

IIM Lucknow will release response sheet of CAT 2023 soon on the official website, iimcat.ac.in along with CAT answer key 2023. With the help of response sheet and answers, candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores in CAT exam 2023. 

November 29, 2023 | 02:45 PM IST

FAQ: Which slot was difficult in CAT 2023 IIM?

According to candidate reactions, the CAT 2023 slot 2 exam was difficult as students found the Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) section more difficult than the other 2 slots. 

Read More: CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2023: 66 questions, moderate to difficult, quant was doable

November 29, 2023 | 02:36 PM IST

CAT 2023: 88% students appeared for exam

The overall attendance of CAT exam 2023 stood at 88% this year, a jump of 1% from last year's attendance. Around 2.88 lakh candidates wrote the MBA entrance exam on November 26 in three shifts. 

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November 29, 2023 | 02:24 PM IST

CAT answer key 2023 soon; credentials required to download

Students expecting CAT answer key 2023 will need the following credentials to download the CAT official answer key PDF:

  • Application number
  • Password or date of birth

November 29, 2023 | 02:13 PM IST

How to download CAT answer key 2023?

Candidates who appeared for CAT 2023 exam held on November 26 can follow the steps given below to download the CAT 2023 answer key when it's out:

  • Go to the CAT official website 2023, iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on the CAT answer key 2023 link
  • Enter login credentials as required
  • CAT 2023 answer key PDF will appear on the screen
  • Download the PDF and save it for future reference

November 29, 2023 | 02:03 PM IST

iimcat.ac.in 2023 to host CAT answer key 2023 link

IIM Lucknow which conducted the CAT exam this year will upload the CAT answer key 2023 on the CAT official website 2023 -- iimcat.ac.in. The announcements section on the home page will notify students about the answer key link. 

November 29, 2023 | 01:51 PM IST

CAT 2023 answer key by first week of December

CAT exam convenor told Careers360 that CAT answer key 2023 will be released at iimcat.ac.in by the first week of December 2023. "At this point, I cannot give a date for the release of the CAT answer key, but we will release it soon, by the first week of December," he said. 

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