Here’s when the CAT 2021 answer key and response sheet will be released on the official website.

CAT 2021: The answer keys and response sheet for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 will be issued soon. All applicants who took the IIM CAT 2021 exam are urged to maintain a close eye on the official website — — for the most up-to-date information.

CAT 2021 answer key, response sheet to be out soon Direct link to check
CAT 2021 answer key, response sheet to be out soon Direct link to check

On November 28, 2021, CAT 2021 was successfully held in three shifts at 438 test centers across 156 cities in India. The test took 120 minutes to complete. Out of the 2.30 lakh registered eligible students, almost 1.92 lakh took the exam. The overall attendance rate was around 83 percent.

35 percent of the 1.92 lakh candidates who took the exam were females, 65 percent were males, and two candidates were transgender.

How to check the answer key for the CAT 2021 exam:

  • Go to, the official website of CAT 2021.
  • Click on “CAT 2021 – Answer Key” on the homepage.
  • The answer key will be displayed together with the response sheet.
  • Raise any objections you have and then click the submit button. This year, the CAT center and its delivery partner Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Limited took steps to ensure that the Covid-19 guideline on social distance and other preventive/protective measures at test centers was implemented by the Government of India and state governments.

Scorecard for CAT 2021:

Scorecards for the CAT 2021 exam will be available on the CAT website. Candidates may also receive personalized SMS notifications. By the second week of January 2022, the CAT results are expected to be released.

The CAT 2021 score is only valid until December 31, 2022, and will be available on the internet as such. After that, no questions on the issuance of CAT 2021 scorecards will be answered.