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Team Careers360 | December 4, 2023 | 06:50 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow will release the CAT 2023 answer key anytime. IIM Lucknow has updated its official login page by saying 'Login to fill objection form'. So, it is expected the CAT answer key and response sheet will be available soon. To download the CAT answer key 2023, should enter user ID and password.
CAT Answer Key 2023 Live Updates

As per the latest media release, CAT recorded the highest of 3.3 lakh registrations, of which it registered an overall attendance of 88%. Those candidates who appeared for the CAT will be able to download the CAT response sheet along with the official CAT answer key from the official website- iimcat.ac.in.

As per the schedule, the IIM CAT 2023 results will be declared in the second week of January 2024. The exam was held at 375 examination centres across 167 cities on November 26.

As per students’ reaction, the overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate to difficult. The CAT score 2023 is one of the components for admission to various postgraduate and fellow, doctorate programmes of IIMs.

How to download CAT answer key 2023

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the CAT official answer key PDF 2023.

  • Visit the IIM CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in.
  • Click on the CAT official answer key PDF download link.
  • Login using the credentials generated during registration.
  • The official answer key will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and save it for future reference.

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CAT 2023 LIVE Updates: 2.88 lakh students await official CAT answer key. Updates on IIM CAT result date, marking scheme, percentile predictor, admission criteria and more.

December 4, 2023 | 06:50 PM IST

CAT 2023 Percentile Predictor: MBA admission chances

CAT 2023 percentile predictor will help MBA aspirants predict their admission chances in IIMs. The predictor will use appeared candidate's expected score for each section along with date of birth or registration number to predict the percentile. The predicted percentile will be used to calculate admission chances based on institute's trends.

December 4, 2023 | 06:35 PM IST

Can I download the CAT answer key 2023 without my ID?

No. Without a CAT ID, candidates will not be allowed to log in to their dashboards. But you can recover your CAT ID and password by visiting the link "Forgot User ID/Password". After logging in using the credentials, candidates can download their CAT response sheet and answer key.


December 4, 2023 | 06:29 PM IST

What is the exact time to download the CAT answer key 2023?

The IIM will not announce any exact date and time for the release of the CAT 2023 answer key. So, candidates are advised to stay with us to get CAT's latest news and updates regarding the provisional CAT 23 answer key.

December 4, 2023 | 06:12 PM IST

Is CAT response sheet out 2023?

No. IIM Lucknow will release the CAT 2023 response sheet along with the answer key soon on its official website. The authority has activated the CAT 2023 answer key objection window. But, the link is not open.

December 4, 2023 | 05:23 PM IST

What if you don't perform well in CAT 2023?

If you don't perform well in the CAT exam 2023, don't worry, prepare for other MBA entrance exams like XAT and CMAT. XAT registration is open till December 10, so apply if you haven't already.

December 4, 2023 | 05:07 PM IST

Official CAT answer key login window opens

IIM has updated their official website login page by saying “Login to Fill Objection Form”. So, it is expected the provisional CAT 2023 answer key will be available anytime soon.

CAT Answer Key Objection WindowCAT answer key objection window

December 4, 2023 | 03:44 PM IST

How long will the CAT 2023 answer key be available for download?

The official CAT answer key will be downloaded in 2 to 3 days (the period during which the challenge window is open). Candidates have to download their CAT response sheet within that period after which only the scorecard and CAT final keys will be issued.

December 4, 2023 | 03:23 PM IST

Can CAT final answer key be challenged?

No, the final answer key of CAT 2023 cannot be challenged under any circumstances. If anyone wants to challenge the official CAT answer key, they must do so within the given time frame.

December 4, 2023 | 03:00 PM IST

Duration of CAT answer key challenge?

CAT 2023 answer key challenge window is open for 2-3 days only. Applicants should submit their requests within that period only. Thereafter no objection shall be entertained under any circumstances.

December 4, 2023 | 02:40 PM IST

CAT answer key 2023 challenge fees

CAT 23 answer key challenge fee is Rs 1200 per question. The fee is to be paid while filling out the objection form. Fees are non-refundable. It will be returned only to those candidates whose objections are accepted as valid.

December 4, 2023 | 02:25 PM IST

CAT 2023 answer key challenge fee payment mode

CAT answer key challenge fees can be paid online only. Through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ NetBanking/ UPI.

December 4, 2023 | 02:05 PM IST

Is academic record important for IIM MBA admission?

Yes, academic record, especially class 12 marks and graduation, is the most important criteria for IIM admission. More marks, more chances of getting into IIMs.

December 4, 2023 | 01:34 PM IST

CAT 2023 answer key: Total questions

The CAT 2023 answer key will have correct responses of 66 questions in the following three sections:

VARC: 24

DILR: 20

QA: 22

December 4, 2023 | 01:25 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: Non-IIM colleges

The CAT 2023 result will out on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. The top non-IIM colleges accepting the CAT 2023 scores are:

  • 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 4, 2023 | 01:01 PM IST

CAT 2023: Slot 1, 2, 3 answer keys

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM Lucknow) will upload the CAT answer key for all three slots -- slot 1, slot 2 and slot 3 -- separately on the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

December 4, 2023 | 12:49 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: Colleges accepting 70 percentile

B-SchoolCAT Percentile
Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar70 Percentile
Shiv Nadar University, Dadar70 Percentile
Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi70 Percentile
VIT Business School, Vellore70 Percentile
Apeejay School of Management, New Delhi70 Percentile

December 4, 2023 | 12:25 PM IST

How to calculate CAT percentile 2023?

Formula to calculate CAT percentile

Your CAT percentile = [1 - {rank/total students}] * 100

December 4, 2023 | 12:13 PM IST

What is the official website of CAT result 2023?

iimcat.ac.in is the official website of CAT 2023. IIM Lucknow will announvce CAT 2023 result on the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

December 4, 2023 | 12:08 PM IST

CAT 2023: Expected cut-offs of top IIMs

Students who appeared for CAT 2023 exam can check the expected cut-offs of top IIMs.

Institute

Cut-off percentile

IIM Ahmedabad

98-99+

IIM Bangalore 

98-99+

IIM Calcutta

97-99+ 

IIM Lucknow

96-98+

IIM Indore

95-98+

December 4, 2023 | 11:56 AM IST

IIM CAT 2023 question paper

IIM Lucknow is likely to issue the CAT 2023 question paper along with candidate's CAT response sheet in the first week of December.

December 4, 2023 | 11:37 AM IST

CAT result 2023 validity

The CAT result 2023 will be valid only till December 31, 2024. Once released, candidates will be able to download the CAT 2023 result through the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

December 4, 2023 | 11:24 AM IST

CAT 2023 answer key release time

CAT 2023 answer key will be issued in the first week of December, convenor Sanjeet Singh told Careers360. However, the CAT 2023 answer key release date and time is yet to be announced.

December 4, 2023 | 11:12 AM IST

IIM CAT Answer Key 2023: How to download

  • Visit 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 and take a copy for future reference

December 4, 2023 | 10:58 AM IST

iimcat.ac.in: Cat 2023 answer key download

Candidates who appeared for the MBA entrance test will be able to download CAT 2023 answer key from the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

December 4, 2023 | 10:45 AM IST

CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key

CAT answer key for slot 3 will be issued separately for all slots. CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key will be available to download probably in the first week of December. 

December 4, 2023 | 10:32 AM IST

How many marks are deducted for wrong answer in CAT 2023?

The scoring pattern for the CAT exam is as follows:

  • For every correct answer, candidates will get +3 marks
  • For incorrect responses in MCQs leads to a deduction of 1 mark
  • No negative marking for Non-MCQs

December 4, 2023 | 10:19 AM IST

CAT exam result date 2023

The CAT 2023 result is expected to be out in the first week of January 2024. IIM Lucknow has not announced any CAT result declaration date.

December 4, 2023 | 10:14 AM IST

Is CAT 2023 response sheet released?

CAT individual response sheet will be available along with the CAT answer key on the official website- iimcat.ac.in 2023. IIM Lucknow has not announced CAT 2023 answer key release date, but as per the CAT convener, the same will be released in the first week of December 2023.

December 4, 2023 | 09:03 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: How to download

Candidates can follow the following process to download the CAT answer key 2023: 

  • Go to 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 4, 2023 | 07:20 AM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023 PDF: Is login ID required?

IIM Lucknow will host the link of CAT answer key 2023 PDF for slot 1, 2, and 3 on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Candidates can download the answer key and CAT response sheet using their login credentials such as login ID and password with which they registered for the exam in order to download the PDF. 

December 3, 2023 | 10:27 PM IST

IIM CAT 2023: Courses offered by IIM Mumbai

The recently formed IIM Mumbai is offering three management courses -- MBA, MBA in Operations and Supply Chain Management, and MBA in Sustainability Management -- through CAT 2023. 

December 3, 2023 | 09:23 PM IST

CAT Official Answer Key 2023: Placements at IIMs after Covid

The median salaries of IIM graduates placed after 2021 academic session saw an increase. The lowest median salary of students who got placements jumped by 58.46% in the 2021-22 session while the highest median salary saw over 14% increase.

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

December 3, 2023 | 08:16 PM IST

CAT 2023 Slot 2 Answer Key: Second slot difficulty level

Students found the CAT 2023 slot 2 exam more difficult than the first slot and slot 3. As per the reactions by candidates who wrote the exam, the Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) section was tough.  

December 3, 2023 | 07:25 PM IST

Answer Key of CAT 2023: IIMs have more female students

6 IIMs including IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Kashipur, IIM Rohtak and IIM Shillong have more female students than male and the number is going to increase in the upcoming years. The institutes have been revising their admission policies to suit women such as giving more weightage to gender diversity. 

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

December 3, 2023 | 06:39 PM IST

FAQ: Is CAT 2023 response sheet out?

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2023 response sheet is yet to be released. IIM Lucknow will release the response sheets of candidates containing their responses in the exam at iimcat.ac.in. Once out, the link will be updated here. 

December 3, 2023 | 05:51 PM IST

IIM CAT: IIM Kozhikode admission rules revised

IIM Kozhikode has announced its PGP admission 2024 policy through CAT 2023. The policy has been revised and the institute has given 10 percent weightage to the gender diversity component. The CAT exam 2023 has got 35% weightage.

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

cat answer key 2023 pdf, cat 2023 answer key, cat 2023, iim cat, iim kozhikode, iimcat.ac.in 2023CAT 2023: IIM Kozhikode has revised PGP admission policy for 2024 session. 

December 3, 2023 | 05:22 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023 PDF Download: Is login ID required?

CAT answer key 2023 PDF will be out soon for slot 1, 2, and 3 on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Candidates may require their login credentials such as login ID and password with which they registered for the exam in order to download the PDF. 

December 3, 2023 | 04:53 PM IST

CAT 2023: New MBA courses by IIMs, non-IIMs

The recently launched MBA courses by IIMs and non-IIMs are given below:

  • MBA in Land Governance by the Institute of Land and Disaster Management, University of Kerala
  • MBA in Disaster Management by the Institute of Land and Disaster Management, University of Kerala
  • MBA in River and Water Management by the Institute of Land and Disaster Management, University of Kerala 
  • MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation by IIM Lucknow
  • MBA in Hospital and Healthcare Management by IIM Bodh Gaya
  • MBA in Digital Business Management by IIM Body Gaya
  • MBA in Sustainability Management by IIM Bodh Gaya
  • MBA in Operations and Business Management by IIM Mumbai

December 3, 2023 | 04:22 PM IST

CAT official answer key 2023 anytime soon

CAT official answer key 2023 can be expected anytime soon. The exam authorities will release the CAT 2023 answer key along with CAT 2023 response sheet at iimcat.ac.in. Last year, the provisional answer key was released on December 1. 

December 3, 2023 | 04:01 PM IST

CAT 2023: 100% IIM Ahmedabad students placed

All 406 students of IIM Ahmedabad have been placed in the summer placement drive for the 2023-25 batch. The students received a total of 170 job roles offered by 124 companies. The consulting sector made 35% offers followed by the finance one. 

Read More: IIM Ahmedabad Placement 2023: All MBA students of class 2025 get job offers

December 3, 2023 | 03:30 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023 download steps

Applicants can follow these easy steps to download the CAT 2023 answer key: 

  • 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 3, 2023 | 02:46 PM IST

Is CAT 2023 answer key released?

The CAT exam 2023 convenor Sanjeet Singh said the IIM Lucknow will release the official answer key in the first week of December and the students will be able to view and download the PDF from the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

December 3, 2023 | 02:16 PM IST

Is CAT 2023 response sheet out?

Indian Institute of Management (IIM Lucknow) will release the CAT 2023 answer key and candidates' response sheets on the official website, iimcat.ac.in, in the first week of December

December 3, 2023 | 01:46 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: Steps to download

Candidates can follow these steps to download the CAT 2023 answer key:

  • 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 3, 2023 | 01:23 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: Login credentials

Candidates will have to login using their user id and password to download the CAT 2023 answer key on the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

cat 23 answer key fms delhi iimcat cat 23 response sheet cat exam full formCAT 2023 answer key will be released for three slots.

December 3, 2023 | 12:25 PM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: Cut-off for top IIMs

Students aspiring for admission into top 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 3, 2023 | 12:09 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Ket: 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

December 3, 2023 | 11:37 AM IST

CAT 2023 slot 2 answer key

Indian Institute of Management (IIM Lucknow) will soon upload the CAT 2023 answer key of three slots --slot 1, slot 2 and slot 3 -- on the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

iim. cat cat 23 answer key fms delhi iimcat cat 23 response sheetCAT 2023 was conducted in three slots. (Image: Pexels)

December 3, 2023 | 10:51 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Marking scheme

Candidates will be awarded three marks for each correct answer in CAT 2023. For each wrong response, one mark will be deducted.

December 3, 2023 | 09:47 AM IST

CAT 2023 Admit Card: Exam centre in 167 cities

The Common Admission Test (CAT 2023) answer key will be issued in the first week of December on the official website, iimcat.ac.in.  The CAT 2023 exam was conducted at 375 examination centres across 167 cities on November 26.

December 3, 2023 | 09:30 AM IST

CAT 2023: Top IIMs cut-off

The expected CAT 2023 cut-offs of top IIMs will be as follow:

Institute

Cut-off percentile

IIM Ahmedabad

99-100

IIM Bangalore 

99-100

IIM Calcutta

99 

IIM Lucknow

97-98

IIM Indore

97-98

December 3, 2023 | 08:49 AM IST

CAT 2023 answer key at iimcat.ac.in

A total of 2.88 lakh students are awaiting for the CAT answer key 2023 of three slots- slot 1, slot 2 and slot 3. The CAT answer key 2023 will be released on the official website, iimcat.ac.in.

December 3, 2023 | 07:55 AM IST

CAT 2023 answer key to be out in December first week

CAT exam convenor Sanjeet Singh said the CAT answer key 2023 will be released by the first week of December 2023 at iimcat.ac.in. He added, "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."

December 2, 2023 | 10:21 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIM Ahmedabad cut-off

Expected cut-off for admission to IIM Ahmedabad in 2024 is 99-100 percentile.

December 2, 2023 | 09:56 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer key: Credentials required

  • Application number
  • Date of birth

December 2, 2023 | 08:48 PM IST

CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key

CAT answer key 2023 will be issued separately for slot 3. CAT 2023 slot 3 answer key is expected to be out in this week.

December 2, 2023 | 08:17 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIM Calcutta cut-off

Expected cut-off for admission to IIM Calcutta in 2024 is 99 percentile. 

December 2, 2023 | 07:58 PM IST

CAT 2023 result validity

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

December 2, 2023 | 07:52 PM IST

CAT 2023: Slot 1, 2, 3 answer keys

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


December 2, 2023 | 07:28 PM IST

CAT 2023 official website

Candidates who appeared for CAT 2023 will be able to download CAT 2023 answer key through the official website, iimcat.ac.in. 

December 2, 2023 | 07:18 PM IST

CAT 2023: 88% registrations this year

This year, CAT exam recorded a highest of 3.3 lakh registration, of which it registered an overall attendance of 88%

December 2, 2023 | 07:00 PM IST

CAT 2023 question paper

IIM Lucknow is likely to issue the CAT 2023 question paper in the first week of December.

December 2, 2023 | 06:45 PM IST

CAT response sheet 2023: Credentials required

  • Application number
  • Password or date of birth

December 2, 2023 | 06:30 PM IST

IIM CAT 2023: Attendance

Registered: 3.28 lakh

Appeared: 2.88 lakh

Attendance: 88 per cent

December 2, 2023 | 06:14 PM IST

CAT 2023 results

The CAT 2023 result is likely to be declared in the second week of January 2024,

December 2, 2023 | 05:55 PM IST

CAT 2023 slot 1 answer key

CAT answer key 2023 will be issued separately for slot 1. CAT 2023 slot 1 answer key is expected to be out in this week.

December 2, 2023 | 05:40 PM IST

Required CAT 2023 marks for 99 percentile

SectionScore
VARC40-42
DILR28-30
QA36-38
Overall98

December 2, 2023 | 05:26 PM IST

CAT 2023 percentile predictor

CAT percentile predictor helps to predict percentile based on candidate's probable marks in the CAT exam. 

December 2, 2023 | 05:07 PM IST

CAT 2023 response sheet expected date

CAT 2023 response sheet is expected to be out this week. 

December 2, 2023 | 04:50 PM IST

CAT 2023 slot 2 answer key

CAT answer key 2023 will be issued separately for slot 2. CAT 2023 slot 2 answer key is expected to be out in this week.

December 2, 2023 | 04:35 PM IST

Is CAT 2023 response sheet out?

CAT 2023 response sheet is not yet out. Once released, it will be available on the official site, iimcat.ac.in. 

December 2, 2023 | 04:03 PM IST

CAT Exam 2023: Slot 1 analysis

The difficulty level of the CAT 2023 slot 1 exam was moderate. There were no surprise elements and out of the box questions in the paper.

December 2, 2023 | 03:26 PM IST

IIM CAT 2023 marking scheme

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

December 2, 2023 | 03:14 PM IST

CAT 2023 exam conducted in November 26

IIM Lucknow conducted the CAT 2023 exam on November 26 in three slots and at 375 test centres across 167 cities in India.

December 2, 2023 | 02:46 PM IST

IIM CAT 2023: Check students data

Registered: 3.28 lakh

Appeared: 2.88 lakh

Attendance: 88 per cent

December 2, 2023 | 02:34 PM IST

CAT 2023 held in 375 exam centres

The CAT 2023 exam was held at 375 examination centres in 167 cities across the country

December 2, 2023 | 02:12 PM IST

CAT 2023 Exam: Details to check on answer key

  • 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 2, 2023 | 01:46 PM IST

CAT 2023 highest registrations this year

This year, CAT exam recorded a highest of 3.3 lakh registration, of which it registered an overall attendance of 88%

December 2, 2023 | 01:25 PM IST

CAT 2023 results

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

December 2, 2023 | 01:07 PM IST

Which slot was toughest in CAT 2023?

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

December 2, 2023 | 12:38 PM IST

CAT 2023 answer key in December first week

CAT exam convenor told Careers360 that CAT answer key 2023 will be issued by the first week of December 2023 on the official website, iimcat.ac.in. He said, "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."

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