CAT 2021 Result Announced!

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CAT 2021 Result Announced!

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has declared the CAT 2021 result on 3rd January 2022 at 5 PM. Students are  able to check their score of CAT 2021 in online mode by entering their login credentials. 

CAT 2021: Important Dates



CAT 2021 Exam

28 November, 2021

Release of CAT 2021 response sheet and question paper

December, 2021

Final Answer key of CAT 2021

First/Second week of December 2021

CAT 2021 result date

3rd January 2022

CAT 2021 Selection Process

January - April 2022

CAT 2021: Check Result

  1. Go to the official website
  2. Click on the tab “Download CAT 2021 Score Card.”
  3. Enter the CAT 2021 registration ID and password
  4. You can view your CAT 2021 scorecard
  5. Click on download and take a print of the CAT 2021 scorecard. It is advisable to take multiple copies of the same

CAT Result 2021: Via SMS

  1. Candidate's CAT 2021 scorecard will be made accessible at the CAT website. Candidates may also be intimated individually by SMS.
  2. The candidates can get their CAT 2021 exam result via SMS as well.
  3. The official SMS will be sent on the mobile number that has been used while CAT 2021 registration with all the relevant details.

CAT Result 2021: Result Validity

The CAT 2021 result is valid only for one year. The candidates can use their CAT 2021 score for all IIMs and other top colleges that accept the CAT 2021 score for the 2022-24 academic session.

CAT 2021: Scorecard

Students can check for the following details that will be mentioned on the CAT 2021 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 keep a copy of the scorecard.

CAT 2021: CAT 2020 Raw Score

 The CAT 2021 raw score will be calculated using the formula is (Number of MCQ & Non-MCQ Correct Answers * 3) – (Number of Incorrect MCQ Answer * 1)

CAT 2021: 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 2021 (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 2021: How to Use CAT 2021 Score

  1. The overall result is declared by the CAT organizing committee, i.e. IIM Indore this year.
  2. The selection procedure for CAT 2021 is specific to each IIM or non-IIM college accepting the CAT 2021 result
  3. The IIMs and Non-IIM member institutes will independently decide how to use scores for CAT 2021. 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 2021: CAT 2021 Concerns

For any queries and concern regarding the CAT  2021 candidates can contact the authorities:

  1. Call on toll-free number 1-800-266-3549 until the 3rd Week of January 2022
  2. Seek web support: until end of Mar’21

CAT Result 2021: What After the Result

  1. Once the CAT  2021 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 2021 cutoff based on CAT scores

Stage 2 - Students shortlisted for WAT/PI rounds

Stage 3 - Final admission shortlist is announced