CAT 2020 Result To Be Announced!

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CAT 2020 Result To Be Announced!

Indian Institute of Management Indore will declare the CAT 2020 result in the second week of January 2021. Students will be able to check their score of CAT 2020 in online mode by entering their login credentials. The CAT 2020 exam was held on 29th November 2020.

The provisional answer key was released on December 8, Tuesday on its official website (iimcat.ac.in). Besides this, the institute also released the CAT 2020 response sheet on the same website.

CAT Result 2020: Important Dates



CAT 2020 Exam

November 29, 2020

Release of CAT 2020 response sheet and question paper

December 8, 2020

Final Answer key of CAT 2020

First/Second week of December 2020

CAT 2020 result date

Second week of January 2021

CAT 2020 Selection Process

January - April

CAT Result 2020: Check Result

  1. Go to the official website www.iimcat.in
  2. Click on the tab “Download CAT 2020 Score Card.”
  3. Enter the CAT 2020 registration ID and password
  4. You can view your CAT 2019 scorecard
  5. Click on download and take a print of the CAT 2020 scorecard. It is advisable to take multiple copies of the same

CAT Result 2020: Via SMS

  1. As per the official notification released by IIM Kozhikode – “Candidates' CAT 2020 scorecard will be made accessible at the CAT website. Candidates may also be intimated individually by SMS.”
  2. The candidates can get their CAT 2020 exam result via SMS as well.
  3. The official SMS will be sent on the mobile number that has been used while CAT 2020 registration with all the relevant details.

CAT Result 2020: Result Validity

The CAT 2020 result is valid only for one year. The candidates can use their CAT 2020 score for all IIMs and other top colleges that accept the CAT 2020score for the 2021-23 academic session.

CAT Result 2020: Scorecard

Students can check for the following details that will be mentioned on the CAT 2020 scorecard:

  • Student’s CAT registration number
  • Name of the candidate
  • Candidate’s contact details
  • Town/ City
  • District
  • State
  • Email ID
  • PWD status
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Date of birth
  • Date and time of the test
  • Section-wise scaled score
  • Section-wise percentile
  • Overall scaled score
  • Overall percentile
  • Student’s photograph (test day photo/ uploaded photo)

Note- Students must note that the scorecard of CAT 2020 will be available for download till December 31, 2021. Students must keep a copy of the scorecard.

CAT Result 2020: CAT 2020 Raw Score

 The CAT 2020 raw score will be calculated using the formula is (Number of MCQ & Non-MCQ Correct Answers * 3) – (Number of Incorrect MCQ Answer * 1)

CAT Result 2020: CAT Percentile Aalculation

CAT percentile is calculated to avoid incongruity. CAT percentile is calculated based on the difficulty level of the question paper, the number of students appearing and the slots. Check the steps below to know how CAT percentile is calculated:

Step 1 - Consider the total number of students appeared for CAT 2020 (Say ‘N’)

Step 2 - Assign the rank to the candidates based on scaled score (Say ‘r’)

Step 3 - Calculate the percentile by applying the formula:

? = ( (?−?)/? ) × 100,


P = Percentile of a candidate

N = Total number of candidates

R = Rank assigned to a candidate

Step 4 - Round off the percentile up to two decimals.

CAT Result 2020: How to Use CAT 2020 Score

  1. The overall result is declared by the CAT organizing committee, i.e. IIM Indore this year.
  2. The selection procedure for CAT 2020 is specific to each IIM or non-IIM college accepting the CAT 2020 result
  3. The IIMs and Non-IIM member institutes will independently decide how to use scores for CAT 2020. It is subjective to their selection process. The scores are applicable for shortlisting the candidates for their Post Graduate and Fellow Programme(s) in Management.

CAT Result 2020: CAT 2020 Concerns

For any queries and concern regarding the CAT result 2020 candidates can contact the authorities:

  1. Call on toll-free number 1-800-266-3549 until the 3rd Week of January 2021
  2. Seek web support: cathelpdesk@iimcat.ac.in until end of Mar’21

CAT Result 2020: What After the Result

  1. Once the CAT result 2020 is declared students will be shortlisted for the selection rounds by various CAT participating institutes. Students will be required to apply for the b-school they wish to take admission in. thereafter, considering the CAT scores of the applicants' institutes will release the cutoff. Students who will meet the cutoff criteria will be able to appear for the following rounds:

  2. Written Ability Test
  3. Personal Interview
  4. Group Discussion

The admission process of IIMs consist of three main stages as mentioned below:

Stage 1 - Release of CAT 2020 cutoff based on CAT scores

Stage 2 - Students shortlisted for WAT/PI rounds

Stage 3 - Final admission shortlist is announced