How to Download CAT Answer Key 2023 PDF for slot 1, 2 and 3? (Soon)

CAT Exam Solution 2023 – Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) will share the provisional version of official CAT Answer key 2023 through their official website: Thereafter, IIMA will release the final CAT 2023 Answer key PDF in the first week of December 2023.

However some popular coaching institutes also release their own CAT exam solution 2023, after a few days of the examination. Students can download the answer key by entering the credentials as mentioned in CAT 2023 admit card.

They can use the CAT Answer key 2023 to calculate their estimated score by matching their answers with the CAT 2023 Answer key PDF.

CAT 2023 Answer Key Dates

These are some important dates related to CAT Answer key 2023, all the dates except CAT 2023 exam date are tentative:

CAT exam November 26, 2023
CAT Answer key 2023 release dateFirst week of December 2023
Last day to raise an objectionSecond week of December 2023
Final CAT 2023 Answer keyFirst week of January 2024
IIM CAT result 2023First week of January 2024
CAT Answer Key 2022 Dates

CAT Answer Key Release Dates of Previous Years

YearExam dateAnswer key date
2021November 28December 8, 2021
2020November 29December 8, 2020
2019November 24November 29, 2019
2018November 25December 7, 2018

How to download CAT Answer Key PDF 2023?

Candidates who appeared for CAT 2022 slot 1 and 2 can download the CAT Answer key 2023 PDF by following these steps:

  1. Visit the official website: or click on the link provided.
  2. Click on the “Candidate Login” tab under the “Common Admission test 2023” section
  3. A candidate login page will appear, enter the CAT 2023 registration ID and password to log in to the dashboard.
  4. On the dashboard, click on the “CAT Answer key PDF Slot 1 2023” option
  5. A PDF with CAT 2023 Answer key will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Download this PDF to match your answers.

Official CAT Answer key 2023 PDF links:

CAT 2023 exam slot/shiftLinks
CAT 2023 Answer key Slot 1Available Soon
CAT 2023 Answer key Slot 2Available Soon
CAT 2023 Answer key Slot 3Available Soon

Unofficial CAT Answer key 2023 PDF Links:

Career LauncherAvailable Soon
IMSAvailable Soon
T.I.M.EAvailable Soon

Information available in CAT Answer key 2023 PDF

One can find the following details in Answer key CAT 2023:

  • Registration number 
  • Candidate’s Name
  • Date and Time of Exam
  • Exam centre details
  • Questions
  • Status
  • Correct Answers

** All the correct answers in CAT Answer key PDF 2023 Slot 1 & 2 will be marked in green whereas the incorrect answers will be marked with a red cross.

How to use the CAT Exam Solutions 2023 to calculate estimated score?

Students can check their most probable score with the help of CAT 2023 Answer key and match these scores with CAT cutoff 2023 marks to know the chances of selection. Students can tally their answers with the correct answers given in the Answer key PDF CAT 2023.

To calculate the estimated score, use CAT 2023 Marking scheme give below:

  • For MCQ based questions, +3 is given for every correct answer, -1 for incorrect answer and no marks are awarded for unattempted questions.
  • For Non-MCQ questions, +3 are awarded for correct answers and no marks are deducted for incorrect and unattempted questions.

Calculation of CAT score 2023

  • Total MCQ marks = 3 x (Total number of correctly marked questions) – 1 x (Total number of Incorrectly marked questions)
  • Total Non-MCQ marks = 3 x (Total number of correctly marked questions)
  • Total CAT score 2023 = Total MCQ marks + Total Non-MCQ marks

How to raise an objection against the CAT 2023 Answer key ?

If students feel that there is any mistake in the answer given in the official CAT Answer key PDF 2023, then they can send their objection to the CAT officials by following the below given procedure:

  • Go on the official website:
  • Click on the “Candidate Login”.
  • Use your CAT registration and password to enter the dashboard.
  • There click on the “Objection Form” tab.
  • On the redirected page, select the question number, name of the section of type of objection, you have:
    • The answer given is incorrect
    • More than one option is correct
    • None of the options are correct
  • Then, write a remark of upto 500 words describing their query.
  • Click on the submit tab to submit your objection.

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FAQs Related to CAT 2023 Answer Key

  1. Should we trust the unofficial CAT 2023 Answer keys?

    Students can check their marks with unofficial CAT 2023 Answer keys but it’s also advisable to use the official CAT Answer key 2023 to cross-check the answers to avoid any confusion.

  2. What is the fee to raise objections against the CAT Answers PDF Slot 2 2023?

    Yes, students need to pay Rs 1200 for every question, they want to raise the objection. If the objection raised turns out to be correct then the fees will be refunded back.

  3. What is the limit on numbers of questions for raising the objections in CAT Slot 1 Answer key 2023?

    No, Students are free to raise objections against any number of questions given in the CAT 2023 Answer key.

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