Management Entrance Exams

CAT Answer Key for Slot 1, 2, 3 Released – Check CAT Score on Percentile Predictor

CAT 2023 Answer Key has been released by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on the official website- on 8th December 2023 for Slot 1, Slot 2, and Slot 3 exam. Candidates who appeared for the CAT exam are advised to download the CAT answer key by entering the login details allotted at the time of CAT exam registration.

The exam organizers have released CAT answer key for all type of MCQs & Non-MCQs in the PDF format along with the candidate's response sheet. After downloading the CAT answer key 2023, candidates can challenge the answer key shared by IIM-A. Find out all about the relevance of CAT answer key, steps to raise objections, and how to download CAT final answer key.

Steps to Challenge CAT Answer Key 2023 (Objection Raising Window)

Once you have downloaded the CAT answer key, and cross-checked your response sheet with it, then you are free to challenge the CAT answer key in case there is any doubt about the incorrect evaluation of a particular question.

Here are the steps to raise objection against the CAT answer key:-

  • Visit the CAT 2023 official website i.e.
  • Enter the IIM CAT login user ID and password.
  • Click on the objection form provided on the website
  • Select the question number that you want to challenge
  • Provide necessary details, you can even upload images
  • Pay requisite fee of Rs.1200/- per question.
  • Click on ‘SUBMIT’ button.

Why Challenge CAT Answer Key?

The CAT test takers who appeared for the exam in different slots are provided CAT answer key to maintain transparency in the evaluation system. Once a candidates raise objection against the CAT Answer Key, it is thereafter reviewed by the CAT exam committee to check if changes are required. If in case there is no room for changes, then the final CAT answer key is released without entertaining any further objections.


CAT 2023 Activity Calendar

Candidates should keep track of important events related to the CAT answer key and CAT Result. Here is the list of CAT 2023 exam events that you can mark on your calendar:

CAT 2023 Events

Important Dates

Answer key Released

8th December 2023

Last Date to Download Answer Key

11th December  2023 (5:00pm)

Last date to challenge and file objection

11th December 2023

Final Answer Key to be released

1st week of January 2024

CAT Result Expected

1st week of January 2024

CAT 2023 - Percentile Calculator

Once the CAT answer key along with the CAT Response sheet is released, candidates can check CAT percentile to find out the expected score in the exam. This practice enables them to prepare themselves for the final result day. While shortlisting the college for admission to PGDM course, percentile predictor enables them to know their standing as per the expected cut-off list shared by the respective B-schools.

CAT 2023 Telly – Fact File of Aspirants

While CAT 2023 exam was a major success this year, IIM-Ahmedabad has shared the telly of the CAT aspirants who took exam in all the three slots.

CAT Exam Shifts

Candidates Scheduled

CAT Exam Takers

Shift 1



Shift 2



Shift 3







CAT 2023- Result Date

After the release of CAT answer key, IIM-A will release the CAT 2023 result. As per the general trend of the previous years, the CAT exam result is expected to be declared in the first week of January 2024 at the official website. The final CAT answer key will also be released in the same week. Until then, candidates can check their expected percentile through the CAT Score predictor which is available on the leading CAT education portals.