CAT Result 2021 is expected to be released on the official website of CAT in January 2022. A candidate who will appear in the CAT 2021 exam will be able to check the result. CAT Scorecard will also be released which you can download from the official website.
Know the details about the CAT 2021 result that will be helpful at the time of the release of the CAT result 2021. Read further to find the information about the important dates, how to check results, answer key, cut-off marks, etc.
CAT Result Important Dates
Below are some important dates related to the CAT 2021 that the interested candidates should know.
|CAT 2021 Event||Date|
|Exam||29th November 2021|
CAT Result Release Date 2021
The official release date for CAT 2021 result has not been announced yet by the conducting authority. Candidates can expect to get their CAT 2021 results most probably in January 2022. The official release date of the result will be announced on the CAT 2021 official website @ iimcat.ac.in.
Candidates should keep in touch with the official website after appearing for the exam in order to get all the information about the CAT 2021 Result release date and other important information about CAT 2021.
How to Check Result & Download Score Card?
To download your CAT 2021 Result and Scorecard from the official website, you have to follow the below-mentioned steps
- Go to the official CAT 2021 website
- Click on the login button
- Enter your User Id and Password
- Click on “Login”
- Your dashboard will open
- Click on the “Score Card” link
- Your scorecard will be displayed
- Download your scorecard
- Take a printout of the scorecard for future use
Details On Score Card
CAT 2021 scorecard will contain the following details about the exam and the candidate
- Name and year of exam
- Name of the candidate
- Photo and signature of the candidate
- Name of candidate’s town/ city
- Name of district
- Name of state
- Email id of the candidate
- CAT Registration number
- PwD status of candidate
- Gender of the candidate
- Candidate’s category
- His /her Date of Birth
- Date and Time of Test
- Section-wise Scaled Score and Percentile
- Overall Scaled Score and Percentile
- Instructions to be followed
CAT Percentile Score
CAT Percentile Score is calculated relative to the rank scored by the candidate in CAT Exam. To make it clear you can suppose that if 100 candidates appear in an exam and you secure the 15th Rank that means 85 people scored less marks than you. In that case, the percentile will be calculated as per the following
(85/100) X 100 = 85 (percentile)
The percentile is very important as all the IIMs take admission of candidates on the basis of their CAT Percentile Score.
CAT Answer key 2021
CAT authority will release the CAT 2021 Answer key one week after conducting the exam. You can access the answer key on the official website of CAT 2021 using your Login Id and password. The answer key can be used to calculate how many marks you are going to score in CAT 2021 exam.
If you are not satisfied with any answer provided in the answer key, then you can raise the objection of the same by following the prescribed method. You have to log in to the CAT 2021 official website and fill the online objection form to which will be available for two days. You also have to make a payment of Rs. 1000/- as a fee to raise an objection against the CAT 2021 Answer Key.
What After CAT Result 2021?
Once the CAT Result will be published, all the participating colleges will release their cut-off percentile for taking admission. CAT percentile score is accepted in the 20 IIMs and over 1000 B-Schools across the country.
Candidates who score the cut-off marks will be able to apply for admission to the participating colleges. The admission process for participating colleges and IIMs will mostly consist of the following three stages
- Screening – on the basis of CAT Score and educational background
- Writing Ability Test / Group Discussion / Personal Interview
- Final Selection
CAT Cut Off Marks 2021
The cut-off marks for the admission of the candidates will be released by participating IIMs and Colleges. Those who score more or equal marks to the cut-off will be able to apply to the participating IIMs and Colleges and go through their separate selection process.
Below we have provided the CAT 2018 & 2019 cut-off marks to give you an idea about how many marks you will require to score in order to apply for admission in the CAT 2021 participating IIMs.
CAT Expected Cut Off 2021
|Name of the IIMs||Expected CAT Cut offs/ Percentile 2020|
CAT 2019 Cut Off Marks For IIMs (Percentile Score)
CAT 2018 Cut Off Marks For IIMs (Percentile Score)
CAT Score Validity
CAT scores are valid for one year only from the date of the release of the CAT result.
CAT 2021 Result FAQs
Q. When The CAT 2021 Result Will Be Released?
A. CAT 2021 Result is expected to be released in the month of January 2022.
Q. Can I Raise An Objection To The CAT 2021 Answer Key?
A. Yes, you will be able to raise objections to the answers provided in the CAT 2021 Answer key by following the prescribed method and paying a fee of Rs. 1000/-
Q. What Will Be The Validity Period Of The CAT 2021 Score?
A. CAT 2021 Score will be valid for one year from the date of the release of the CAT 2021 result.
Q. How Many Marks Will Be Required To Qualify for CAT 2021 Exam?
A. There are no minimum marks set by the CAT authority but candidates will have to score more or equal marks to cut off, which will be released by the participating IIMs and Colleges, to apply for admission in those IIMs and Colleges.
Q. How Can I Check My CAT 2021 Result?
A. You can download your CAT 2021 Result from the official website of CAT 2021 @ iimcat.ac.in/. You have to log in to the website and click on the “scorecard” link to download your CAT 2021 result.