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The conducting body of CAT 2021 i.e IIM Ahmedabad will release the response sheet post the exam. Candidates can then download their official CAT 2021 Response Sheets after logging in to their CAT portal by using the direct link given below.
CAT 2021 will be conducted on November 28, 2021. To download the CAT 2021 Response Sheet, candidates will have to enter their login credentials such as CAT registered ID & password to access the response sheet of CAT 2021. The response sheet will also be updated here once it is released on the official website.
Apart from this, candidates should note that they can follow the marking scheme of CAT to calculate their scores using the CAT 2021 response sheet.
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Exam date: 02 Jan, 2022
Check the table provided below to know the important dates of CAT 2021 response sheet.
CAT 2021 Exam
November 28, 2021
CAT 2021 Response Sheet release
To be announced
Last date to challenge the CAT 2021 Response Sheet
To be announced
Official/ Final Response Sheet release
To be announced
CAT 2021 results
Candidates can follow the steps provided below to download the response sheet of CAT 2021
Step 1: Go to the official site of CAT i.e iimcat.ac.in
Step 2: Candidates will then have to enter their login credentials
Step 3: Candidates will be redirected to a new page where they will be able to download the response sheet of CAT
Step 4: Candidates need to click on ” Candidate Response Sheet” and then the response sheet will be displayed on the screen
Step 5: Candidates can calculate their estimated scores
Candidates should note that they can download the response sheet of CAT for future reference
Some of the major benefits of CAT 2021 response sheet are listed below
IIM release the response sheet of CAT to bring transparency
Candidates who have appeared for the exam may access the response sheet to find out where went wrong
The response sheet of CAT allows the candidates to estimate their CAT scores
Candidates can utilise the marking scheme of CAT to calculate their scores. They can follow the steps provided below to estimate their scores.
Find out how many questions are correct using the response sheet of CAT 2021
Multiply the total number of correct questions with 3. For eg., if correct questions are 50 then after multiplying your scores will be 150
After that, find out the number of wrong answers and multiple it with -1. For eg., if your 10 questions are incorrect then final marks will be -10
At last, subtract the scores of wrong answers from the scores of right answers. In this case, your final scores will be 30-10 which will be become 140
The marking scheme of CAT 2021 is provided below.
Candidates who feel any answer in the response sheet of CAT 2021 is incorrect can raise an objection. They can follow the steps provided below to file an objection
Step 1: Visit the official website of CAT 2021
Step 2: Enter your login details in the login page
Step 3: Click on the "Challenge the Response Key" link
Step 4: Select the question that you feel is incorrect
Step 5: Tap on the Objection tab and click "+" to pose a doubt
Step 6: A new window will appear that will allow you to select the question type, section and question
On the basis of last year, candidates will get the following options while challenging the response sheet of CAT
Candidates should note that they can raise any number of objections in CAT answer key but they will have to pay an amount of INR 1200 as raising objection charge
The response sheet of CAT 2021 allows the candidates to verify their answers with the correct answers. Candidates can download the response sheet of CAT released by the officials and compare it with their answers. IIMs allow the candidates to raise an objection if they feel any answer is incorrect. However, the officials have instructed applicants that they should raise an objection only in respect of those answers for which they find it necessary to do so. If the objections submitted by the candidates are found to be incorrect, they will be forfeited.
Some of the important points that the candidates should keep in mind while downloading the response sheet are provided below.
The response key of all the slots of exam will be released in PDF format
Candidates should use an updated browser to download the CAT response key
They will have to enter their login credentials to download the response key
They should take a printout of the downloaded response key for future reference
Only those candidates who have appeared for the exam will be able to download the answer key.
IIMs release the response sheet of CAT to provide transparency and allow the aspirants to know where they went wrong. The response sheet of CAT contains the questions & answers marked by the candidates in the exam.
For the first time, the response sheet of CAT was released in 2017. It was provided with an objection form that allows the candidates to raise their objections and complains regarding changes in the answer key.
Once the objections are made by the candidates, IIM will release a final answer key which will correct answers to all the questions that were asked in the exam. If the candidate's objection is considered valid by the IIM then the objection will be reimbursed. The final answer key is expected to be released in the first week of January 2022. Apart from this, the result of CAT 2021 and IIM cutoff will be released in the second week of January 2022. Those who have satisfied the cutoff of CAT will be called for the selection process of CAT. The selection process will include Written Ability Test, a Group Discussion, and the Personal Interview rounds.
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Yes, you can download the CAT Response Sheet in PDF.
No, the CAT Response Sheet does not have the right answers for all the questions. It will have the answers marked by the candidates.
CAT 2021 Response Sheet will help a candidate know where he/she has gone wrong and the query-cum-objection form helps in raising objections.
Yes, a candidate can file objections to the CAT 2021 Response Sheet.
CAT 2021 Response Sheet will include the answers marked by the candidates in their exam.
Yes, CAT 2021 final response sheet will be released in the 2nd week of December 2021.
CAT 2021 response sheet can be checked by candidates by using their CAT login ID and password.
CAT 2021 Response Sheet will be available on the official website of CAT - iimcat.ac.in.
CAT 2021 response sheet will be available in the first week of December 2021.
Yes, you will get a refund of the objection fee but only when the objection raised by you is found correct.