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CAT Answer Key 2023: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) will release the provisional CAT answer key 2023 three to four days after the exam. The answer key will be released along with the candidates’ individual response sheets. The Written Ability Test will be tentatively held on November 26, 2023. Candidates appearing for the exam can check out the official answer key and their responses to questions at the official website – iimcat.ac.in.
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Moreover, we will also update the direct link to download the official key on this page. Applicants have to log in using their user ID and password to download the response sheet. Scroll down to know more about the important dates, steps to download the answer key and more.
Candidates have to enter their login credentials to raise objections against CAT 2023 exam provisional answer key. The objections will be examined by the exam authority and if any objection is found valid, a revised key will be released. Check the answer key date from the table given below:
|CAT Exam 2023||November 26, 2023|
|CAT 2023 Answer Key Release Date||December 2023|
|Answer Key Challenge Dates||December 2023|
|CAT Result Date 2023||To Be Announced|
|CAT 2023 Final Answer Key Release Date||To Be Announced|
CAT 2023 candidates can use the official key to evaluate their performance and predict their final scores. They can follow the below-mentioned steps to download the provisional key for all slots:
Note: All the correct answers will be marked in green and incorrect answers will be marked in red.
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Each question and its status (candidate’s answer, correct answer, and not attempted) will be listed on the CAT 2023 response sheet. Moreover, the answer key will include the following details:
Follow the procedures below to calculate the CAT 2023 score using the answer key:
Formula to Calculate CAT Raw Score:
|CAT Raw Score = 3 * (No. of Correct Answers) – 1 * (No. of Wrong Answers)|
There are two types of questions in the CAT Exam: MCQ type and non-MCQ type. For non-MCQ-type questions, there is no negative marking. Below we have provided the marking scheme:
|Correct Answer||3 marks will be awarded||3 marks will be awarded|
|Incorrect Answer||No negative marking||1 mark will be deducted|
|Unattempted Questions||No marks will be given||No marks will be given|
If any candidates find any discrepancy in the provisional CAT 2023 Answer Key, they can raise an objection against it through the candidate login. If the exam officials find that the objection raised by the applicant is correct, they will refund the objection amount to the candidate’s same account.
When the objection-raising date gets over, the authority deactivates the window and starts analysing or verifying all the objections. If the authority finds that the objection raised by the candidate is not genuine, the objection will be turned down.
Candidates who find any discrepancy in the answer key must follow the below-provided steps for raising any objection by filling out the objection form:
Applicants who are making an objection to the CAT Answer Key must keep the below points in mind as this will be beneficial:
Applicants appearing for the CAT 2023 exam and desire to raise an objection against any question must know about the transaction fee. Let’s have a look at the below-mentioned transaction fee tabular representation:
|Mode of Transaction||Transaction Fee|
|Debit Card (Visa/ Master/ Rupay)||0.75% of the transacted amount for values up to Rs 2000 & 1% for value that is more than 2000.|
|Credit Card||1.20% for the value of the objection fee transaction|
|ATM-cum-Debit Card||0.75% of the value for the transaction amount of value up to Rs 2000 & 1% for value more than Rs 2000.|
|Credit Card (Amex/ Diners Club)||2.85% of the value of the transaction|
|Cash Card or Wallet||1.75% of the value of the transaction|
|Net Banking||Rs 18 per transaction for HDFC, ICICI, AXIS & SBI and Rs 15 for the rest of the bank|
Here we have provided the most frequently asked question by CAT aspirants regarding the response key:
A: The CAT 2023 answer key will be tentatively released in December 2023.
A: IIM will upload both the CAT response sheet and answer key on the official website, i.e., iimcat.ac.in. Candidates can access the same from there.
A: A fee of Rs. 1200 and transaction charges must be paid for every challenge against the CAT answer key. Applicants must note that the fee is only refundable if the exam conducting officials find the challenge post-verification.
A: A CAT response sheet is an e-document containing the answers marked by the aspirants during the exam.
A: Candidates need to visit the CAT official website and go to the candidate login. Then, they have to provide their login ID & password to check the answer key.
We hope that this article on CAT Answer Key 2023 has helped you. Stay tuned to Embibe for more updates on CAT Exam 2023!
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