CAT 2020 Objection Form Till December 11: Steps to File Objections/ Challenge CAT Answer Key

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: January 02, 2021 | CAT

The candidates who appeared for CAT 2020 are eligible to raise objections to the CAT answer key 2020. The provision has been made available from December 8 to 11. Find all the details of challenging the CAT 2020 answer key here.

Challenging CAT Answer Key

CAT 2020 Final Answer Key has been released on December 30, 2020. The CAT 2020 Provisional Answer Key was released on December 08. Candidates had the option of raising objections on CAT 2020 answer key from December 8 to 11. The fee for challenging the CAT 2020 answer key is INR 1,200 per question. CAT 2020 result has been released on January 2, 2021.

Through the answer key of CAT 2020, the candidates who appeared for the MBA entrance exam can gauge their expected score and CAT 2020 results. They will also be able to get an idea of their percentile by using the CAT 2020 Percentile Predictor. The Common Admission Test (CAT) was conducted on November 29, 2020.

After the release of the CAT 2020 answer key, the candidates who appeared for the exam raised objections to the answer key. All the details of challenging the CAT 2020 answer key have been provided in this article. To understand the process completely, it is important for the candidate to know every detail of the CAT answer key 2020 which is also included here. The candidates who appeared for CAT 2020 must go through all the points to know how to raise objections to CAT answer key 2020.

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Eligible Candidates Who Can Check CAT 2020 Answer Key

The answer key of CAT 2020 will be accessible only to a few candidates. The points mentioned below explain who is eligible for checking the CAT 2020 answer key.

  • Those who have appeared for CAT 2020 will be the first candidates who will be able to view the answer key of CAT 2020.
  • The candidates who have registered for CAT 2020 but did not appear for the exam will also be able to access the CAT answer key 2020.
  • The answer key of CAT 2020 will be released in the online mode.
  • Candidates will have to log on to the official website of the exam to view the CAT 2020 answer key.
  • They will be required to use their login credentials to access the CAT answer key 2020.
  • Any individual who appeared for CAT in the previous years will not be able to check the answer key of CAT 2020.

Challenging CAT 2020 Answer Key

All candidates who appeared for CAT 2020 can raise objections to the answer key of CAT 2020. In case the CAT aspirants find any discrepancies in the CAT 2020 answer key, they will get a chance to challenge it within the specified time. They must keep themselves updated with the schedule of the process so that they do not miss out of any deadline.

Important Dates for CAT 2020 Answer Key

The table given below provides the dates important for submitting CAT 2020 answer key objections.

CAT 2020 Exam DateNovember 29, 2020
Release of CAT Answer Key 2020December 08, 2020
Commencement of Inviting Objections to CAT Answer Key 2020December 08, 2020
Last Date to Submit Objections to CAT Answer Key 2020December 11, 2020
Announcement of Changes in CAT Answer Key 2020December 30, 2020
Declaration of CAT 2020 ResultsJanuary 2, 2021

How to Challenge CAT 2020 Answer Key

In order to submit your objections to the CAT answer key 2020, you will have to follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Log on to the official website of CAT 2020 (
  • Go to the tab of candidate login and click on it.
  • Enter your unique login credentials and sign-in on the new page that will open.
  • The screen will show the page of your personal details.
  • On the page, click on the tab titled “Objection Form”.
  • Choose the question number, section, and type of objection from the provisional CAT 2020 answer.
  • Select one from the following three options given:
    • More than one option is a correct answer
    • None of the options is a correct answer
    • The answer key is incorrect
  • While objecting to any CAT 2020 question, you will be given the option to add remarks of up to 500 words.
  • After you have raised the objection and given the remark, you will be required to pay the objection fee of Rs. 1,200.
  • It is important to be very careful while submitting the objections to CAT 2020 because no changes will be allowed later on.
  • There is no restriction to the number of objections that you can raise.

Who Will Release CAT Answer Key 2020?

The answer key of CAT 2020 has been released by the conducting body of the exam. Since CAT 2020 is being conducted by IIM Indore, the answer key has also been released by IIM Indore. Separate CAT answer key 2020 has been published for all the three slots of the exam.

Why is CAT 2020 Answer Key Released?

The CAT answer key 2020 helps the test-takers in getting an understanding of their expected score. They will be provided with the correct answers to all the questions and they can match the answers they marked themselves while giving the exam. Through this, the candidates get to know the total number of questions they answered correctly and incorrectly. This helps them is roughly figuring out their CAT 2020 score. 

Facts about CAT 2020 Answer Key

Here are some important facts about the CAT 2020 Answer Key.

  • The CAT answer key 2020 is available only for the candidates who appear for the CAT 2020 exam.
  • The institute has released separate answer keys for CAT 2020 Slot 1, Slot 2, and Slot 3.
  • The CAT 2020 answer key assists the candidates in verifying their CAT 2020 answers. This will help them in arriving at their expected CAT 2020 score.
  • Through the answer key of CAT 2020, candidates get an idea of their percentile and will start targeting MBA colleges for admission accordingly.
  • The answer key of CAT 2020 is released in a PDF format along with a query-cum-objection form.
  • All CAT 2020 test-takers who think there is any discrepancy in an answer can challenge that by submitting their objections.
  • The CAT solutions 2020 consist of the CAT 2020 answer keys along with the detailed solutions for all the three sections of CAT - VARC, DILR, and QA.
  • The final answer keys for CAT 2020 will be counted for the CAT 2020 percentile calculation.
  • The question paper of CAT 2020 has also been released along with the answer key of CAT 2020. The PDF file will contain the solutions for all the question sets and slots of CAT 2020.

What Does CAT Answer Key 2020 Consist of?

The following information is provided on the answer key of CAT 2020.

  • The candidate's name
  • The candidate's CAT registration number
  • Exam centre of CAT 2020
  • Date of CAT 2020
  • CAT 2020 Slot of the candidate
  • Question
  • Type of Question
  • Question ID
  • Status (the answer marked by the candidate)
  • Correct answer

How to Calculate CAT 2020 Score?

The answer key or response sheet of CAT 2020 is used for calculating the CAT 2020 score obtained by the candidate. Check the table given below to know the marking scheme of CAT 2020.

Type of Answer

Marks Given

For Every Correct Answer

+3 Marks

For Every Wrong Answer

-1 Mark

For Each Unattempted Question

0 Mark

CAT 2020 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes

Many leading CAT coaching institutes will release their individual answer keys of CAT 2020. Some of the leading coaching institutes of CAT are TIME, IMS, Career Launcher, Byju's etc. Students rely on these institutes and their official solutions of the exam. The answer key of the top CAT coaching institutes will be updated here as soon as they are released.

TIME CAT 2020 Answer Key (coming soon)IMS CAT 2020 Answer Key (coming soon)
Career Launcher CAT 2020 Answer Key (coming soon)Byju's CAT 2020 Answer Key (coming soon)

The answer key of CAT 2020 is a good way to understand how you performed in the exam. To know more about a good score in CAT and other important information regarding CAT 2020, the links given below will be useful.

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