CAT Result 2021: CAT 2021 is a national-level entrance exam that is conducted every year by either of the IIMs on rotation basis. Candidates can appear for the CAT 2021 exam to seek admission in the IIMs and other top B-schools. CAT 2021 MBA entrance exam is conducted generally in the month of November in online—mode at several test-centers across India.
After the exam is over, the IIM or the exam conducting body releases the final answer sheet, and the result in online mode at the official website. In this article, candidates will find out complete information related to the CAT exam result 2021. Candidates are advised to bookmark this page to receive all updates related to CAT exam result 2021. Alternatively, candidates can fill the form provided above on this page to receive the latest updates directly in their inbox.
CAT 2021 Result Declaration Date
CAT result 2021 is generally declared in the month of January 2021, preferably first week of January. The CAT 2021 examination result is declared in online mode at the official website, iimcat.ac.in. Candidates who appear for the CAT 2021 examination can visit the official website to check CAT 2021 result. Alternatively candidates can also check CAT result 2021 through the direct link which will be provided on this page. CAT result 2021 is released in the form of CAT scorecard which aspirants can download using the Login ID and Password provided on the official website.
How to Check CAT Result 2021 online
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) will declare CAT 2021 results on the official website. Therefore, candidates who appear for the MBA entrance exam will be able to check the CAT 2021 result at the official website or through the direct link which will be provided on this page.
However, on the CAT result day, as lakhs of aspirants will be eager to check the CAT 2021 result, there are chances that the official website might crash due to high traffic. Therefore, aspirants are advised to keep refreshing the website until the website is restored. Additionally, candidates should read the step-by-ste process mentioned as under to check the CAT 2021 result and download CAT scorecard 2021.
Step 1: Visit the CAT 2021 official website
Step 2: Click on the CAT 2021 Result/ CAT 2021 Login link
Step 3: Enter the User Id and Password
Step 4: Click on Submit and Download CAT Result 2021
Step 5: CAT 2021 Scorecard will appear on the screen, read it carefully and take its print out for future reference.
CAT Result 2021 Cutoff
The CAT cutoff 2021 refers to the minimum percentile to be secured by candidates in order to qualify for the further rounds of selection at IIMs and other premier B-schools. The CAT 2021 cutoff depends on the difficulty level of the CAT Exam in addition to the number of applicants who appeared for the exam and the cutoff from the previous years. The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and other Management institutions and colleges set their respective cutoffs depending on decision taken by their admission committee. CAT 2021 cutoff is released separately by each MBA institute after the declaration of the result. Candidates who meet the shortlisting criteria are then called for further rounds of selection such as WAT, PI and GD rounds for admission to the best B-schools of India.
CAT Result 2021 - Previous Year’s Trend
In the previous year, a total of 2.44 Lakh candidates registered and appeared for the CAT entrance examination. Reports also suggest that 6 toppers secured a perfect 100 percentile in the CAT examination while several candidates secured 99.99 percentile in the CAT MBA exam.
CAT Scorecard 2021 – Details to be Checked
After the announcement of CAT 2021 results on the official website, students can download the CAT scorecard through the link available online. Candidates are advised to download the CAT 2021 scorecard from the official website and check for following details on it:-
- Name of the Candidate
- Roll number of the candidate,
- Candidate’s contact details,
- Candidate’s email id,
- Candidate’s registration number,
- Candidate’s date of birth
- Category of the candidate,
- Section wise score of CAT 2021,
- Overall score in CAT 2021,
- Overall CAT percentile
CAT Result 2021 - Answer Key
The CAT 2021 Answer key is released on the official website, iimcat.ac.in shortly after the CAT exam is conducted. Candidates can check the CAT answer key to affirm their performance in the exam and to gauge the expected score in CAT 2021. IIM provides the candidates an option to raise objections against the answers given in the primary CAT 2021 answer key. Candidates are free to raise objections within the time window mentioned by the exam conducting body by paying a nominal objection raising fee. After considering the objections being submitted by the candidates, the final answer key of CAT 2021 is released online. Following which the CAT 2021 results is declared for the candidates.
CAT Result 2021 Selection Procedure
Candidates who qualify CAT 2021 examinations are shortlisted by the IIMs and Top B-schools for further rounds of selection such as WAT, GD and PI. The admission selection procedure begins tentatively by March 2021. The final admission depends on the scores of the candidates in the CAT 2021 examinations and their performance in the GD, PI and WAT rounds conducted by individual MBA colleges.
The Common Admission Test (CAT) exam is conducted for admissions to the Management programmes offered in the different management colleges in India. The CAT examination is conducted annually by one of the participating Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) across the different examinations centres across the country. CAT is one of the toughest and biggest MBA Exam for which around 2 lakhs candidates appear for the exam every year. The candidates who qualify CAT 2021 exam will be eligible to apply for the admissions to top MBA institutes such as IIMs, FMS, SPJIMR, MDI, JBIMS, IMI, IMT, NITIE and the MBA programmes offered at the Indian Institute of Technology along with top management institutions in the country.
It is mandatory to qualify CAT 2021 exam for the candidates seeking admission to IIMs and different postgraduate management programmes. CAT 2021 score is accepted for admissions to non-IIM institutions as well. Candidates must note that the IIMs have no role in the selection process of the students to the non-IIM institutions.