CAT Answer Key 2019

Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 10 Jan, 2020 13:53 IST

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CAT 2019 Answer Key (Released)

CAT 2019 answer key is released on November 29, 2019. The answer key of CAT 2019 has been released prior to the declaration of CAT 2019 results in online mode for the candidates who appeared in the entrance exam. With the help of the CAT 2019 Answer Key, candidates can draw a relation between their expected CAT Score vs CAT Percentile. Meanwhile, candidates can check the detailed CAT 2019 exam analysis and predict their CAT percentile using the CAT Percentile Predictor tool. 

CAT Answer Key 2019 and Response Sheet (Click on the Link to View Your Answer Key and Response Sheet)

Candidates who are willing to raise objections on CAT answer key (if any) can raise the same until December 06, 2019 (6:00 PM).

The CAT 2019 response sheet for those who will appear for the exam has been released by the conducting IIM. Candidates may download the response sheet from the CAT 2019 official website. On the home page of the website, candidates will be able to see the 'Login' tab under 'Registered Candidate Login'. Once they click on log in, a new page will open where they will have to enter their User ID and Password. After logging in, the 'Response Sheet' will be available for download in the PDF format. The response sheet contains the candidates’ registration number, name, name of the test center, exam's time slot along with question paper, ID, etc.

In the sheet, candidates will only find the responses marked by them and there are no correct answers available as of now. Once the answer key is released, candidates will be able to verify the responses marked by them. This is the first time that the candidate response sheet has been released by an IIM.

The answer key of CAT 2019 has the correct answers to all the questions asked in the entrance exam. Therefore, with the help of CAT 2019 answer key, candidates will know how many correct and incorrect answers they have marked in the entrance test. To calculate the probable scores correctly, candidates must also know the marking scheme of CAT 2019. Candidates are awarded 3 marks for each correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect response.

CAT Answer Key Date 2019

CAT 2019 answer key will be released as per the dates specified below - 



CAT 2019 Exam

November 24, 2019

CAT 2019 Answer Key

November 29, 2019

Steps to Download CAT Answer Key 2019

Test-takers should follow the below-mentioned steps to check the correct responses to the questions asked in the entrance exam.

Step 1: When the CAT 2019 answer key is released, visit the official website of the exam.

Step 2: Click on the 'Login' tab available on the homepage. 

Step 3: After clicking on the link, enter your User ID and Password.

Step 4:  After providing the required credentials, the CAT 2019 answer key will be displayed on the screen.

Step 4: Cross-check your answers with that of CAT 2019 answer key.

Step 5: Download the CAT 2019 answer key for future reference.

Marking Scheme of CAT 2019 Answer Key

To calculate the probable scores in the entrance exam, candidates must know the marking scheme of CAT 2019.

  • For each correct response, 3 marks are awarded to the candidates.

  • 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect response.

The table given below lists the CAT 2019 marking scheme:

Type of Answer


For Correct Answer

+ 3 Marks

For the Wrong Answer

-1 Mark

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