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CAT Answer Key Date 2022: Know when Response Sheet and Key Expected

Rini Maria
Rini MariaUpdated On: November 28, 2022 09:49 am IST
Candidates who have appeared for CAT 2022 can expect the answer key by the first week of December 2022 through the official website. Meanwhile, candidates may go through the unofficial answer key available. 
CAT Answer Key 2022 Date

CAT Answer Key 2022 Date: IIM Bangalore will announce the official CAT Answer Key 2022 through the official website only. Test takers are advised to check the website frequently to be updated with the latest information on the answer key. CAT Response Sheet 2022 is expected to be released within 2-3 days, and the CAT Answer Key 2022 will be released within one week. Candidates may download the CAT answer key and check cross-check with the response sheet. Also, the answer key may be challenged by the candidates if they have doubts or are not satisfied with the answers with a minimal fee. Candidates will have 2-3 days to check and challenge the answer key when released, based on which the final answer key will be released and CAT Result 2022 will be released.

CAT Answer Key & Response Sheet 2022 Expected Date

Here are the important dates to be noted for the CAT 2022 upcoming stages: 



CAT 2022 Exam Date

November 27, 2022

CAT 2022 Response Sheet Date

within 5 Days after the Exam

CAT Answer Key 2022 Date

within 5 Days after the Exam

CAT Result 2022 Date

First week of January 2023

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CAT Question Paper 2022

CAT Result Date 2022
CAT Cutoff 2022 for IIMs GD/ PI

CAT Answer Key Date: Previous Year Trends

Here are the previous years' exam date vs the answer key date of the CAT exam -

YearExam DateAnswer Key DateGap Days
2021November 28, 2021December 8, 202110
2020November 29, 2020December 8, 20209
2019November 24, 2019November 29, 20195
2018November 25, 2018November 30, 20185

CAT Unofficial Answer Key 2022

The candidates can click on the links below to download CAT Unofficial Answer Key 2022 -

CAT Slot 1 Unofficial Answer Key 2022

CAT Slot 2 Unofficial Answer Key 2022

CAT Slot 3 Unofficial Answer Key 2022

Candidates will be able to download the answer key through their login credentials. To raise objections to the answer key, candidates will have to do it through the login portal. They may select the question or answer they have objections and provide supporting documents for their claims. To complete the process, candidates will have to pay a fee for each question. The authorities will consider the claims and release the final answer key accordingly. However, the final decision will lie at the discretion of the conducting body solely.

The CAT Result 2022 will be released based on the final answer key. Candidates may download the answer key to check their responses, and estimate their CAT 2022 scores, although the results will be released in percentile. The CAT 2022 scores will help to determine which colleges will accept the scores or percentile. Hence, candidates are advised to download the CAT Answer Key 2022 as soon as it is released and calculate their scores to ensure their seats at their preferred colleges. 

Also Read:

CAT Question Paper Analysis 2022 (All Slots)

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