IIM Ahmedabad has released the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 answer key today on its official website iimcat.ac.in. The official answer key along with the response sheet is activated online at the 'Candidate Response Tab' activated at 10:00 am. With this, the candidates who appeared in the IIM CAT 2021 can check and download their answer key using their login credentials.
Earlier, the Institute announced through an official statement on its website that the Candidate Response tab and Objection Management tab for CAT 2021 will be active from 10.00 AM on December 8 till 5:00 PM on December 11. Candidates will be able to see the Answer Key as well as their Individual Responses to Questions during this duration.
In order to check and download the IIM CAT official answer key 2021, candidates are informed to visit iimcat.ac.in. On the homepage, they have to click on the tab that reads, 'Candidate Response Tab.' By doing so a new window with a response sheet and answer key will be shown. Candidates then enter their User Id and Password to access. Therein, CAT answer key 2021 will be displayed on the screen.
Display of the CAT Answer key allows candidates to raise objections (if any) against it. The candidates may raise it from the 'Objection Management Tab' on or before the last date i.e December 11. A detailed guide to raise the objection is made available by the institute on its site.
The CAT 2021 was organized as a common entrance test for admissions to IIMs by the Ahmedabad-based Institute. The test was held on November 28, 2021, in three shifts at 438 test centres spread across 156 cities in India. According to the statistics presented by the IIM Ahmedabad, around 1.92 lakh candidates appeared for the exam out of 2.30 lakhs registered eligible candidates. The overall attendance was approximately 83%. Out of the 1.92 lakh candidates taken the admission test, 35% were Females, 65% Males and 2 candidates represent Transgender.
CAT centre and its delivery partner Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Limited had taken measures to ensure implementation of Covid-19 advisory of the Government of India and State Governments on social distancing and other preventive/protective measures at the examination centres.
CAT 2021 Score & Rank Calculation:
To calculate the CAT 2021 overall and sectional percentile scores obtained by a candidate a formula will be adopted by the Institute. The percentile score of a candidate with rank (r) in the QA section the following formula will be adopted. P= (N-r/N)x100. Round off the calculated percentile score (P) of a candidate will be made up to two decimal points.