CAT Answer Key 2018

CAT Answer Key 2018 are live now! IIM Calcutta has released the Official CAT 2018 Answer Key on December 7, 2018. Official CAT Question Paper is also available with your CAT login ID and Password at CAT 2018 website. A ticker on CAT 2018 official website is running with the information, "CAT 2018 Objection form and Question Paper PDF with Answer Key are live, Candidates who have taken CAT 2018 test successfully can login to raise objection (if any) based on the Question Paper PDF until 10-Dec-18 (05:00 PM)." You can check the CAT Answer Keys by following simple steps explained below.

 

Earlier, on November 30, IIM Calcutta had released CAT 2018 Response Sheet and CAT 2018 Question Paper. CAT Response sheet has a candidate’s answers to the CAT question paper.

CAT 2018 Slot 1 Question Paper With Answer | CAT 2018 Slot 2 Question Paper With Answer 

CAT 2018 Slot 1 Answer Key and CAT 2018 Slot 2 Answer Key has been released simultaneously to enable the candidates who appeared in either slot of CAT exam successfully to check the CAT questions and CAT Answer Key for his/her respective test paper. The candidates who did not appear for CAT 2018 exam cannot check their answer key and question paper.  

 

CAT Answer Key 2018 Released 
IIM Calcutta has released the Official CAT 2018 Answer Key on December 7. Official CAT Question Paper is also available. You can check the CAT Answer Key by following simple steps explained as below.

 

How to check CAT 2018 Answer Key on IIM CAT Website 
If you have appeared in CAT 2018 exam, you can check CAT 2018 Slot 1 or Slot 2 answer key as per your eligibility. You should follow steps process to check CAT 2018 answer keys as below:

  1. Log on to CAT official website and Submit your CAT Login and User ID on “Login"
  2. Your Personal CAT Page will appear. This has 5 tabs:
    1. Applicant Details
    2. Application PDF
    3. Candidate Response
    4. Question Paper PDF
    5. Objection Form
  3. Now Click on ‘Question Paper PDF’. Following message will appear: To download your question paper for Assessment Common Admission Test CAT 2018 25th Nov 2018. Click here to generate it. By clicking on this link, you can generate PDF Document containing CAT 2018 Answer Key. This contains complete and all Questions and their official answers. 
  4. By clicking on ‘Candidate Response’ Tab, you can download your Response Sheet which contains your own marked answers in the exam
  5. If you have any doubt on official answers to any question, you can submit your doubts in the ‘Objection Form’. But remember, there is a cost of Rs 1200 for each objection!

Follow the screen by screen process as below.

 

  1. Log on to CAT official website: Submit your CAT Id and Password

  1. Your Personal CAT Page will appear. This has 5 tabs:

 

  1. Now Click on ‘Question Paper PDF’ tab. This tab has both question paper and official CAT 2018 Answer Key.

cat answer key login

 

CAT 2018 Question Paper & Cat 2018 Answer Key PDF

 

4) Click on ‘Candidate Response’ Tab to view your Response Sheet which contains your own marked answers in the exam.

Click on ‘Candidate Response’ Tab to view your Response Sheet

 

CAT 2018 Response Sheet

CAT 2018 Response Sheet

 

5) Submit your doubts in the ‘Objection Form’ 

Submit your doubts in the ‘Objection Form’ 

Check CAT 2018 Exam Slot Analysis.

Eligible Candidates who can Check CAT Exam Answer Key
The CAT answer key will be available for view and download only for the CAT 2018 test takers who have actually taken the exam on November 25, 2018.

 

A candidate who appeared in Slot 1 can check CAT 2018 Slot 1 Answer Key and the candidate who appeared in Slot 2 can verify his answers with the CAT 2018 Slot 2 Answer Keys. If you have appeared in Slot 1, you are not eligible to check CAT 2018 Slot 2 answer keys and if you have appeared in Slot 2, you are not eligible to view and check CAT 2018 slot 1 answer keys.

 

Why the CAT Answer Key are released?
The CAT Answer Keys PDF was released for the first time for the 2017 CAT exam alongwith an objection form suggesting the CAT exam takers to submit their queries and objections in case they were not satisfied CAT question paper with solutions. Few days are allotted for the candidates to raise and submit their objections against the CAT solutions 2018.

 

Key Facts About CAT Answer Keys 2018

  1. CAT 2018 answer key have been released by IIM Calcutta, the CAT exam convener in December 2018 first week
  2. CAT answer keys 2018 is available only for those candidates who have appeared in CAT 2018 exam
  3. CAT answer key enables the test takers to check & verify their CAT answers and thereby arrive at their expected CAT score to explore chances for MBA admission 2019.
  4. CAT 2018 answer keys can be accessed by login to CAT official website with CAT 2018 login ID and password
  5. CAT answer key Pdf is released with a Query-cum-objection form and the candidates who are not satisfied with the CAT 2018 answer keys can challenge any answer by submitting objection to CAT centre 2018 to get the same redressed after paying requisite fee of Rs.1200/-. If an objection raised by a candidate is found to be valid, the remedial measures taken by IIMs will be applicable to all the candidates.
  6. The objections received for CAT answer keys 2018 by the CAT centre will be reviewed. If there is no change perceived by experts in the CAT answer key, the objection will not be entertained

CAT 2018 Answer Keys: Know the Scoring Pattern
Each correct answer in CAT 2018 will carry +3 marks and each wrong answer will impose a negative penalty of -1 mark for MCQ type questions. However, there is no negative marking for wrong answers on Non-MCQ type questions. What you attempted in CAT 2018 exam on November 25, 2018, if you remember a good part of it, you may arrive at your near CAT raw scores and on its basis check what percentile you could get with the help of CAT answer keys. Following table will guide you about your expected score as per the CAT 2018 sectional composition:

Section
No. of Questions
Max Marks per correct answer
Negative Marking for each wrong answer
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
  34
+3
-1 (Only for MCQs)
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
  32
+3
-1 (Only for MCQs)
Quantitative Ability (QA)
  34
+3
-1 (Only for MCQs)
Total
100
300
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Every year, there are grumblings on the ambiguous answer options in CAT exam. The release of CAT 2018 answer keys will help candidates to raise their genuine queries against such answers which are not found correct and the candidates are not satisfied with them.