CAT 2023 Answer Key (OUT) Live: Download IIM CAT Response sheet at iimcat.ac.in; updates on result date

IIM Lucknow released CAT 2023 answer key along with CAT response sheet at iimcat.ac.in. Last date to raise objection against CAT answer key is December 8, 2023.

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Team Careers360 | December 6, 2023 | 02:50 PM IST

NEW DELHI: CAT 2023 response sheet and answer key have been released. The individual CAT response sheet can be accessed by visiting the official website- iimcat.ac.in by using the CAT user ID and password. Candidates can also raise objections against the CAT exam answer key by paying Rs 1500 with adequate proof.

Direct Link to Download CAT 2023 Answer Key

The CAT answer key objection window will be available till December 8, 2023, at 5 PM. Check all the latest CAT answer key updates, result date, cutoff, IIM normalization process, and percentile calculation here.

CAT 2023 exam was held on November 26, 2023, Sunday as a computer-based test in three different slots. The CAT entrance exam was conducted at 375 test centres spread across 167 cities in India. Around 2.88 lakh candidates appeared for the CAT exam out of 3.28 lakh registered eligible candidates.

Also check- CAT 2023 response sheet out; how is CAT score, percentile calculated?

CAT 2023 Answer Key Live Updates: Highlights

CAT full form

Common Admission Test (CAT)

CAT 2023 conducting body

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow

CAT answer key release date

December 5, 2023

CAT answer key objection window

December 5 to 8, 2023 at 5 PM

CAT 2023 answer key website

Iimcat.ac.in 2023

CAT marking scheme

Right answer: 3 marks

Wrong MCQs answer: - 1

Wrong Non-MCQ answer: No negative marks

Total number of CAT test takers 2023

2.88 lakh

CAT result date 2023

Second week of January 2024

How to download CAT answer key 2023

Steps to download the official CAT answer key pdf 2023.

  • Visit the IIM CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in or access the direct link for CAT 2023 answer key given above
  • Click on the ‘Registered candidate login for CAT 2023’ tab
  • Enter the CAT user ID and password
  • Click on CAT answer key 2023 download link after logging to download CAT answer key
  • The official answer key of CAT 2023 will be saved in your system or mobile.

Around 2.88 lakh candidates have appeared for the CAT exam 2023. Candidates can use the CAT answer key to calculate their estimated scores and check their chances of admission to CAT accepting colleges like the IIMs, IITs, and leading Bschools. They can also use the CAT percentile predictor 2023 to get their estimated CAT percentile scores.

The CAT result date is January 2nd week as per the official CAT notification. Candidates can expect IIM Lucknow to announce the CAT result dates shortly.

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CAT 2023 LIVE Updates: Official CAT answer key 2023 is available on the CAT website- iimcat.ac.in. Latest updates on IIM CAT answer key challenge, CAT result date, cut-off, percentile, admission criteria, top MBA colleges and more.

December 6, 2023 | 02:50 PM IST

Does 12th marks matter in CAT?

Class 12th marks are not required for CAT exam. However, IIMs consider the 12th percentage as a selection criteria for MBA admission. In order to appear for CAT exam, candidates should have completed their graduation with at least 50% marks in total aggregate.

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December 6, 2023 | 12:48 PM IST

How many days after CAT results come?

According to the last year's trends, the CAT 2022 result date is December 21, 2022. CAT result will be declared after 20 days of release of the provisional CAT answer key. As per this, we expect the CAT 2023 result will be declared on December 26, 2023.

December 6, 2023 | 12:03 PM IST

CAT Negative Marking

As per the CAT marking scheme, for each correct answer, candidates will receive 3 marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. However, there is no negative marking for non-MCQs.

December 6, 2023 | 11:22 AM IST

Top MBA colleges accepting 90+ percentile in CAT 2023

Given below is the list of IITs and other top MBA colleges (non-IIMs) accepting 90+ percentile in the CAT exam:

  • DMS, IIT Delhi
  • DoMS, IIT Madras
  • DMS, IIT Roorkee
  • VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur
  • FMS, University of Delhi
  • NITIE Mumbai
  • SJMSoM, IIT Bombay
  • MDI Gurgaon
  • DIME, IIT Kanpur
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management
  • IMT Ghaziabad
  • XIMB
  • BIM Trichy

December 6, 2023 | 10:53 AM IST

CAT percentile calculation formula

The following formula can be used to calculate the CAT 2023 percentile;

  • ? = [(? − ?)/ N] x 100

Where;

P = Percentile score

N = Total number of candidates who appeared for CAT 2023

r = Assign a rank

December 6, 2023 | 10:34 AM IST

IIM Rohtak CAT Cut off

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak have not released CAT cutoff criteria for the acadmic batch of 2024-26. However, IIM Rohtak 2023 cutoff would be around 92 to 94 percentile for candidates belonging to General category.

December 5, 2023 | 10:30 PM IST

When IIM PI shortlisting will start?

Personal interview (PI) shortlisting will start in the first week of January 2024. IIMs will publish PI shortlist forms on their respective websites, which candidates will have to fill if they meet the CAT cut off 2023.

December 5, 2023 | 10:10 PM IST

Can the final CAT exam answer key be challenged?

Candidates cannot challenge the final answer keys of CAT 2023. The answers marked on the CAT 2023 final answer key will be final and the CAT result will be prepared based on those answers only.

December 5, 2023 | 09:53 PM IST

CAT 2023 final answer key release date

CAT final answer key is expected to be released in the third week of December 2023. It will be released only if any objections received from the applicants are found to be valid. If any objection is found to be valid, the provisional CAT answer key published today will be revised and published as the final answer.

December 5, 2023 | 09:25 PM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: How to raise objections?

If a candidate can follow the given steps to raise objection against the CAT exam answer key:

  • Visit the CAT  official website- iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on "Login" tab and enter your CAT User ID and Password
  • Click on the "Objection Form" tab and then click on "Click here for raising objection" 
  • Select the "question number"
  • Add the required details, upload proof, and pay the applicable CAT answer key objection fee
  • Click on "Submit" tab

To raise objections, candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 1500 in online mode.

December 5, 2023 | 09:09 PM IST

CAT 2023 objection window last date

IIM CAT opened the objection window on December 5, 2023. Candidates can raise objections against the CAT answer key till December 8, 5 PM.

December 5, 2023 | 08:27 PM IST

Expected category wise cut off of top IIMs

As per reports. a category-wise expected CAT cutoff 2023 for admission to these top MBA colleges is given below:

Institute nameGeneralOBCSCSTEWS
IIM Ahmedabad99.68 percentile97.71 percentile78.95 percentile72.79 percentile97.71 percentile
IIM Bangalore99.89 percentile96.08 percentile83.38 percentile78.93 percentile95.48 percentile
IIM Calcutta99.71 percentile97.87 percentile91.44 percentile77.90 percentile99.03 percentile

December 5, 2023 | 07:59 PM IST

CAT percentile predictor 2023

Candidates can use the CAT percentile predictor to check their expected CAT percentile. With the help of this CAT percentile calculator, they can get an idea of their CAT marks and their chance to get admission into top MBA colleges. 

December 5, 2023 | 07:36 PM IST

CAT 2023 expected score vs percentile

After downloading the IIM CAT response sheet pdf, candidates can estimate their probable CAT score with the help of the expected CAT score vs percentile table given below:

PercentileScore VARCScore DILRScore QAOverall Score
99.542303086
9936252574
9530202252
9024141342
802011935
70189730

December 5, 2023 | 06:00 PM IST

What is scaled score in CAT?

CAT exam is held in 3 slots on the same day. These 3 slots can have different difficulty levels. So to maintain fairness and equal competition among all the CAT aspirants, the scores are normalized and then the resulting scores are called CAT scaled scores.

December 5, 2023 | 05:40 PM IST

IIT Delhi MBA cut off

IIT Delhi MBA CAT cut off is around 95 percentile which includes freshers and candidates with work experience.

December 5, 2023 | 05:20 PM IST

Colleges without sectional cutoff in CAT

Check out below the Bschools that accept CAT score without sectional cutoff.

  • IMI Delhi
  • DMS, IIT Delhi
  • FMS Delhi
  • MHRM, IIT Kharagpur
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune (SIBM-P)
  • Department of Management Studies (DoMS), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD)
  • Narayana Business School
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), Chennai
  • T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal
  • K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR), Mumbai
  • Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Goa
  • Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA)
  • Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad

December 5, 2023 | 04:56 PM IST

IMT Hyderabad CAT cut off

IMT Hyderabad considers aggregate scores for shortlisting of candidates instead of sectional cutoffs. The minimum IMT Hyderabad  CAT cut off required for admission is 75%.

December 5, 2023 | 04:35 PM IST

IMI Kolkata CAT cutoff

The IMI Kolkata CAT cutoff is between the 60 to 65 percentile. It offers a two-year full-time PGDM course.

December 5, 2023 | 04:15 PM IST

FMS Delhi cutoff

Take a look at the expected CAT cut off scores for FMS admissions based on previous years’ trends. The actual CAT cutoff may be higher:

Category

Composite Score

General

48 - 57

SC

27 - 34

ST

21 - 26

OBC

33 - 40

EWS

35 - 42

PWD

20 - 23

December 5, 2023 | 03:17 PM IST

CAT scaled score calculation formula

In case ABC is a candidate who appeared in CAT 2023 slot 1 and his/her raw score in the VARC section is R. Then the scaled score of ABC in DILR, says ^R given by;

CAT normalization processCAT scaled score calculation

A similar methodology is applied for CAT scaled scores computation for other sections. If this formula yields any scaled score of more than 100, it will be rounded down to 100.

Let Mean = M1 and Standard Deviation = S1, and G1 = M1 + S1.

December 5, 2023 | 02:51 PM IST

IIM CAT 2023: Other MBA entrance exams to apply for

  • SNAP: The SNAP exam is a one-hour exam consisting of 60 questions from VARC, DILR, and QA. SNAP 2023 will be conducted on December 10, 17, and 22.

  • IBSAT 2023: IBSAT will be conducted on December 23 and 24, 2023.

  • XAT: XAT 2023 exam is scheduled on January 7.

  • ATMA: ATMA 2023 phase 1 is scheduled to be held on February 18, 2023. 

  • CMAT 2023: The exam is scheduled to be held tentatively in the last week of March 2024.

December 5, 2023 | 02:28 PM IST

30 marks in CAT percentile

As per CAT expected score vs percentile, securing 30 marks in CAT 2023 will lead candidates to 70 percentile.

December 5, 2023 | 01:48 PM IST

CAT 2023: IIMs seat matrix

CAT exam answer key is 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

December 5, 2023 | 01:31 PM IST

CAT 2023 result likely in January 2024

CAT 2023 result likely in January 2024.

cat score card 2023 cat 2023 answer key release time cat login response sheet of cat 2023IIM Lucknow conducted the CAT 2023

December 5, 2023 | 01:14 PM IST

SPJIMR CAT Cutoff 2023

Going by past year trends, the minimum overall SPJIMR CAT cut off score is 85 percentile and the sectional SPJIMR CAT cut off will be 75 percentile.


December 5, 2023 | 01:07 PM IST

IMT Ghaziabad CAT Cut off

With the release of CAT exam answer key, candidates have started to predict their percentile by using CAT percentile predictor tool. As per last year trens, those who are getting 90 or above percentile in CAT, for them IMT Ghaziabad is best fit. It is expected that IMT Ghaziabad CAT cutoff will be around 90 percentile.

December 5, 2023 | 01:05 PM IST

What is CAT scaled score

CAT score is the score candidates secure in the CAT entrance exam as per CAT marking scheme. To sum it up, CAT score is the sum of total marks secured by the candidate in all three sections namely, VARC, DILR, and QA of CAT exam.

December 5, 2023 | 12:49 PM IST

CAT Exam Answer Key- How to calculate CAT score

To calculate the CAT score, candidates can follow the below-mentioned process:

  • For MCQs: CAT Raw Score -3 x (Number of correct answers) – 1 x (number of wrong answers)
  • For Non-MCQs: CAT Raw Score- 3 x (Number of correct answers)
  • Final Raw Score: CAT raw score for MCQ+ CAT raw score for non-MCQ

December 5, 2023 | 12:43 PM IST

CAT 2023 Score Vs Percentile (Section-wise)

CAT PercentileVARCDILRQuant
99.5141010
99128-98-9
95106-86-8

December 5, 2023 | 12:40 PM IST

CAT 2023 result date

IIM Lucknow conducted CAT 2023 on November 26 and CAT exam answer key has also been released on the CAT official website - iimcat.ac.in. It is expected that the CAT results will probably be announced in the first or second week of January 2024.

December 5, 2023 | 12:28 PM IST

CAT 2023 score predictor

CAT percentile predictor is a tool designed to help candidates predict their percentile. Also, knowing CAT percentile will be helpful for candidates in selecting the MBA colleges in which they will likely secure a spot.

IIMs and other B-schools use the CAT percentile to shortlist candidates for admission to MBA courses offered. Before the CAT 2023 result, all candidates are always curious to know their CAT score.

December 5, 2023 | 12:23 PM IST

CAT exam answer key 2023

CAT exam answer key released today i.e. December 5, 2023. CAT 2023 exam answer key for all slots is available in online mode on the official website- iimcat.ac.in. Candidates can download individual CAT response sheet by entering the required login credentials. 

December 5, 2023 | 12:09 PM IST

CAT percentile predictor 2023

Those who took the CAT 2023 MBA entrance test on November 26 must be curious to know their CAT 2023 percentile as per their performance on the CAT exam day. The CAT marks calculator allows candidates to predict their CAT percentile with the details provided by them. With the help of CAT percentile predictor candidates can get a quick result with accurate predictions with this valuable tool.

Click here to use CAT percentile predictor 2023.

December 5, 2023 | 11:41 AM IST

How to check CAT answer key?

Candidates can refer to the following steps to download the CAT answer key.

  • Visit the CAT official website
  • Now click on the "Login" tab
  • Enter your required CAT credentials such as CAT ID and Password
  • From your dashboard, select "Download Response Sheet"
  • Now the CAT answer key and response sheet will automatically download in the PDF format

December 5, 2023 | 11:28 AM IST

IIM CAT Answer Key 2023- How to download response sheet?

Candidates can download the CAT answer key/ individual CAT response sheet by following the provided steps.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of IIM CAT- iimcat.ac.in
  • Step 2: Now click on the CAT login window and enter the required CAT login credentials such as CAT user ID and password and click on the "Sumit" tab
  • Now candidates will be redirected to a new page where they can see and download the CAT response sheet 2023
  • Calculate the probable CAT score on the basis of CAT marking scheme
  • Download and take a print out of the CAT 2023 response sheet


December 5, 2023 | 11:18 AM IST

CAT response sheet released at iimcat.ac.in

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow has released individual CAT 2023 response sheet in online mode on the official website- iimcat.ac.in. Candidates can download CAT 2023 response sheet by entering the CAT login credentials which includes CAT user ID and Password. 


December 5, 2023 | 11:13 AM IST

CAT official answer key released

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow has released individual CAT 2023 response sheet in online mode on the official website- iimcat.ac.in. Candidates can download the official CAT answer key by entering the CAT login credentials i.e. CAT user ID and Password.

December 5, 2023 | 11:06 AM IST

MBA colleges that accept low CAT scores

Take a look below at the colleges accepting low CAT scores, fees, and cut offs for MBA/ PGDM admission.

Bschools

Course fee

CAT cutoff

Fortune Institute of International Business, Delhi

Rs 8.75 lakh

50 percentile

Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur  

Rs 12.04 lakh

50 percentile

Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata

Rs 2.5 to 5.9 lakh

50.35 percentile

AIMS Institutes (AIMS), Bangalore

Rs 8.75 lakh

60 percentile

IILM Institute for Higher Education (IILM), Delhi

Rs 12.09 lakh

60 percentile

JIMS, Rohini Sector 5 - Jagan Institute of Management Studies

Rs 4.05 to 8.00 lakh

60 percentile

Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship, Bangalore (XIME), Bangalore

Rs 11.50 lakh

70 percentile

December 5, 2023 | 11:03 AM IST

Is CAT 2023 answer key released?

No. The CAT answer key is expected to be released today. Once the CAT answer key released, candidates can download it by logging into their dashboard. The CAT exam answer key and response sheet can be downloaded by using the CAT ID and password.

December 5, 2023 | 10:53 AM IST

CAT score normalization

CAT scores of candidates are normalized to a common scale to ensure that no candidate gets the advantage or disadvantage of easy or difficult papers (each slot's CAT test form has individual questions). The formula applied to normalize the CAT score;

CAT answer key 2023CAT score normalization formula

December 5, 2023 | 10:52 AM IST

CAT Answer Key 2023: Exam held on November 26.

IIM Lucknow to release CAT answer key anytime soon in online mode on the official CAT website. The CAT 2023 exam was held on November 26 in three slots and at 375 test centres across 167 cities in India.

December 5, 2023 | 10:46 AM IST

Is CAT response sheet out 2023?

CAT response sheet will be out anytime soon on the official website of IIM CAT- iimcat.ac.in. Candidates will be able to download CAT answer key cum response sheet by entering the required CAT login credentials such as User ID and Password.

December 5, 2023 | 10:42 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 percent appeared for the exam.

Also read- CAT 2023 recorded 88% attendance

December 5, 2023 | 10:22 AM IST

CAT 2023 answer key pdf download

Once CAT answer key is released on the official CAT website- iimcat.ac.in candidates will be able to calculate their probable CAT score. Also, CAT answer key will be released in the form of pdf. 


December 5, 2023 | 10:22 AM IST

CAT answer key 2023 - how to calculate the CAT score

Once the CAT 2023 answer key is released by IIM Lucknow, candidates can use their CAT response sheet 2023 and check the number of correct answers as well as the incorrect answer they have marked in their CAT paper.

To calculate their CAT scores, they can use the CAT answer key 2023 and match with their responses as follows:

CAT Score = Number of correct answers x 3 marks - (number of incorrect MCQs x 1 mark)

** There is no negative marking for Non-MCQs

For CAT percentile, candidates need to use the normalization method specified by IIM Lucknow

December 5, 2023 | 10:16 AM IST

CAT 2023 Answer Key: Details mentioned

After downloading the CAT answer key, candidates will find all the following detailed mentioned on it. 

  • 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 5, 2023 | 10:11 AM IST

What is the CAT official answer key date?

IIM Lucknow will release the answer key and CAT 2023 response sheet today (December 5, 2023), tentatively. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can expect the CAT answer key release anytime. They need to keep their CAT login credentials ready and use the same to download CAT answer key 2023. 

December 5, 2023 | 09:57 AM IST

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

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

December 5, 2023 | 09:44 AM IST

CAT official answer key 2023

Manu experts and renowned coaching institutes have posted unofficial CAT answer key for Slot 1, 2, and 3. However, the CAT official answer key will be available anytime soon at the CAT official website- iimcat.ac.in.

December 5, 2023 | 09:31 AM IST

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

IIM Lucknow will release CAT 2023 response sheet soon on the official website, iimcat.ac.in along with CAT official answer key. With the help of CAT individual response sheet and answer, candidates can calculate their probable score in CAT 2023 exam.

December 5, 2023 | 09:18 AM IST

CAT exam date 2024

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) conducts the CAT entrance exam on a rotational basis every year on the last Sunday of November. So, as per trends CAT exam date 2024 will be November 30.

December 5, 2023 | 09:14 AM 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.

December 5, 2023 | 09:09 AM IST

CAT result date 2023

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow will announce CAT 2023 result probably in the first or second week of January 2024. However, last year CAT result was declared on December 21.

December 5, 2023 | 08:59 AM IST

What is the CAT cut off for 2023?

Official CAT 2023 cutoff is yet to be released. Check out expected CAT 2023 score vs percentile.

PercentileScore VARCScore DILRScore QAOverall Score
99.542303086
9936252574
9530202252
9024141342
802011935
70189730

December 5, 2023 | 08:50 AM IST

Is CAT response sheet out 2023?

CAT 2023 response sheet is yet to be released by IIM Lucknow. However, the official website of IIM CAT showing some frequent in candidate login window, candidates can expect the release of CAT 23 response sheet anytime soon.




December 5, 2023 | 08:44 AM IST

What score is 99 percentile in CAT?

The difficulty level of CAT 2023 exam was moderately difficult. As per experts and CAT score vs Percentile, a candidate need to score at least 74 marks and for 99+ percentile an overall score of 86 is required in CAT.


December 5, 2023 | 08:35 AM IST

Benefits of CAT response sheet 2023

  • IIM Lucknow will release CAT 2023 response sheet to bring transparency
  • By using CAT response sheet, candidates will find out how many answers they marked correct and where they have gone wrong
  • Also, candidates will also get to know their estimated CAT score before declaration of CAT result

December 5, 2023 | 08:24 AM IST

How to check CAT score?

Candidates will be able to check their exact CAT score after the declaration of CAT result. However, by using CAT response sheet and by applying CAT marking scheme candidates can get their estimated score. CAT response will be available to download on the official website of IIM CAT- iimcat.ac.in 2023.

December 5, 2023 | 08:17 AM IST

Is CAT answer key released?

IIM Lucknow will release CAT 2023 response sheet in online mode anytime soon at iimcat.ac.in. Post releasing of CAT answer key, candidates will be able to download the same by using CAT user ID and password. CAT answer key pdf will be available to download for all CAT exam slots.

December 5, 2023 | 08:10 AM IST

Details mentioned on CAT response sheet 2023

After downloading CAT 2023 response sheet, candidates will find the following details.

  • Candidates name
  • Candidates CAT application number
  • CAT test centre details
  • CAT exam date
  • Correct response along with the incorrect answer (if any) marked by the candidates

December 5, 2023 | 08:02 AM IST

Credentials required to download CAT 2023 response sheet

Those candidates who took CAT 2023 on November 26 can access the CAT response sheet by logging in using their CAT ID and Password. With the help of CAT response sheet candidates can estimate their CAT score before the declaration of the CAT result.


December 5, 2023 | 07:51 AM IST

CAT 2023 question paper pattern

This year the CAT exam pattern was the same as the previous year's paper pattern. The CAT 2023 consisted of a total of 66 questions including 24 questions from VARC, 20 from DILR and 22 questions from QA section.

December 5, 2023 | 07:42 AM IST

CAT 2023 result date

IIM Lucknow is expected to release the CAT results 2023 in the second week of January 2024. The final CAT 2023 answer key will also be released along with the CAT results.

December 5, 2023 | 07:32 AM IST

CAT 2023 response sheet PDF

Candidates will be able to download the CAT response sheet in pdf format as soon as it is released on the IIMCAT official website- iimcat.ac.in. Following the past trends, the CAT 2023 answer key is expected to be released anytime soon this week.

December 5, 2023 | 07:20 AM IST

CAT 2023: IIM admissions

There are a total of 21 IIMs that accept CAT scores. Many of them have started releasing their eligibility criteria for admission. The CAT 2023 cutoffs will be accepted by IIMs for MBA admissions 2024.

December 5, 2023 | 07:02 AM IST

How to download the CAT 2023 answer key?

To download the official CAT answer key, candidates must:

  • Visit the CAT official website -  iimcat.ac.in
  • Click on the “Registered Candidate login” tab
  • Enter CAT ID and password 
  • Download the provisional CAT 2023 response sheet

December 4, 2023 | 10:59 PM IST

CAT 2023 answer key objection window

The authorities have opened the objection window for all the 2.88 lakh examinees. After the release of the official CAT answer key, candidates can challenge the answer key by filling the objection form. They can do so by logging in with their CAT ID and password on the official CAT website.

December 4, 2023 | 10:37 PM IST

When will CAT 2023 answer key be released?

IIM Lucknow is about to release the CAT 2023 answer key very soon on the IIMCAT official website - iimcat.ac.in. As per reports, the CAT answer key-cum-response sheet will be released in the first week of December itself.

December 4, 2023 | 10:20 PM IST

How many candidates appeared for CAT 2023?

As per the notice, a total of 3.28 lakh candidates registered for the CAT 2023 exam. Around 2.88 lakh or 88% of them appeared for the CAT exam

December 4, 2023 | 09:51 PM IST

Which IIM has lowest cutoff?

IIM Ranchi: 92+ percentile.

IIM Udaipur: 90+ percentile.

IIM Kashipur: 90+ percentile.

IIM Raipur: 90 + percentile.

December 4, 2023 | 09:30 PM IST

How many students attempt CAT?

The CAT is a national-level MBA entrance exam conducted by the IIM. This year, 3.3 lakh candidates applied for the exam and 2.88 lakh students appeared.

Also Read | CAT 2023 records 3.3 lakh registrations, highest ever, says report

December 4, 2023 | 09:10 PM IST

CAT 2023 marking scheme

As per the CAT 2023 marking scheme, candidates will be awarded 3 marks for each correct answer. For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted which is applicable to the MCQs only.

December 4, 2023 | 08:52 PM IST

How to check the candidate’s response?

After downloading the CAT 2023 answer key-cum-response sheet, candidates will be able to see the correct answer to the question along with their recorded response to that same question.

December 4, 2023 | 08:37 PM IST

Is CAT response sheet out 2023?

No. IIM Lucknow has not released the CAT response sheet yet. It is expected the response sheet along with the CAT answer key soon be on its official website.

December 4, 2023 | 08:19 PM IST

CAT answer key release trends

Check below the release dates of the CAT answer key and response sheet over the years:

CAT Year

CAT answer key release date

CAT 2022

December 1, 2022

CAT 2021

December 8, 2021

CAT 2020

December 8, 2020

CAT 2019

December 29, 2019

CAT 2018

December 7, 2018

December 4, 2023 | 08:05 PM IST

CAT 2023 answer key objection window opens

IIM Lucknow has activated the objection window login page by saying “Login to Fill Objection Form”. So, it is expected the provisional CAT exam answer key and response sheet will be available anytime soon.

CAT answer key 2023CAT 2023 answer key objection window

December 4, 2023 | 07:53 PM IST

CAT answer key download link

The CAT 2023 answer key and response sheet will be available for download only on the official website - iimcat.ac.in. IIM Lucknow has activated the login window for CAT answer key objection.

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