CAT 2020 RESPONSE SHEET
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CAT 2020 will be conducted on November 29, 2020 in computer-based mode. The response sheet will be published within the first week of December following the completion of the exam by the respective Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). Candidates eager to review the responses can access a copy of CAT 2020 response sheet by providing their login details like registration ID and password. Response paper will include the candidate-marked answers from the test day and the correct answer. Response sheet will assist applicants to determine their total scores and measure marks that will be received.
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Details relating to the test, the release of the response document, the results and so on shall be given in compliance with CAT 2020 dates. Candidates wanting to take the exam should be mindful of the dates beforehand so that nothing significant is overlooked. The dates provided in the table are timely and updated once IIM Indore will release it.
|CAT 2020||November 29, 2020|
|Publishing of CAT 2020 Response Sheet||First week of December, 2020|
|Last Date to File Objections to the Response Sheet of CAT 2020||First week of December, 2020|
|CAT 2020 Official Answer Key||Second week of December, 2020|
|CAT 2020 Result Announcement||First week of January, 2021|
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Firstly, you must download the response sheet for CAT 2020, view your answers, compare them with the official response sheet published by the conducting body, and then determine if you want to challenge and file an objection to the official CAT 2020 answer keys. To contest official responses, IIMs have instructed applicants to fill out a CAT response sheet objection form only in respect of those answers for which they find it necessary to do so. This is because they will be forfeited, if objections to CAT responses are found to not be accurate. The objection fee will also not be returned.
Note that the response sheet will have the official CAT 2020 answers which provide the exam takers with the chance to check their responses with the correct standardized responses. If the response key set out by IIM Indore is found to be unsatisfactory, then objections can be raised by providing adequate proof of the same. The response sheet might be released two times, that is, separately for each exam slot.
While checking the CAT 2020 Response Key, keep the following in mind:
The CAT 2020 response sheet and the evaluation paper will only be valid for the candidates who appeared in CAT 2020. The CAT 2020 formal response sheet can help these candidates verify their responses.They can object by submitting an objection raising form in their respective CAT 2020 slot. The PDF of the test paper and the CAT 2020 answer sheet will be published for all the MCQs and Non-MCQs that were included in the CAT 2020.
Because there is a great rush of exam takers who want to check the published CAT 2020 Slot 1 and Slot 2 responses, it is advisable to open the CAT 2020 website with the recommended version of Mozilla Firefox to navigate faster through the site. Please check and compare your CAT answers and the official CAT response sheet before you submit the objection inquiries to the CAT 2020 website after you review the CAT answer sheet.
Once the CAT result 2020 has been announced, the candidates can review their response sheets. Students can download the CAT 2020 response sheet through the following steps:
Step 1 - Go over to the CAT 2020 official link, iimcat.ac.in.
Step 2 - Tap on the registration window and enter the CAT 2020 registration ID and password.
Step 3 - Candidates could access the CAT response sheet 2020 from a new tab.
Step 4 – Calculate the likely marks based on the 2020 CAT examination pattern.
Step 5 – Download the CAT 2020 response sheet and print it out.
In order to check their answers and calculate their expected CAT score, the candidates can use the answer key and response sheet. The following steps can be taken for the calculation of the score:
Step 1: Download the response sheet and answer key directly from the official CAT website.
Step 2: Review the answers from the response sheet and the answer key. Mark the answers as right or wrong.
Step 3: Ensure that marks are added and deducted in accordance with the marking scheme. Employ the CAT marking scheme given as:
|Type of Questions||Marks for a Correct Answer||Marks for an Incorrect Answer|
Step 4: The cumulative score of the candidate is calculated by using the following formula: CAT Raw Score (for MCQs) = 3 x (number of correct answers) – 1 x (number of wrong answers).
Step 5: Then, the marks received must be added to the marks for Non-MCQs.
Besides publishing a response sheet, the Indian Management Institute (IIM) of Indore would also give candidates the opportunity to object to the CAT 2020 response key within the specified dates and times. The candidates may file their objections provisionally by the first week of December, in compliance with the CAT exam dates 2020.
Candidates who think that the CAT 2020 response sheet of IIM Indore has a mistake can file objections by taking the following steps:
Step 1 - Go to the authorized CAT 2020 page.
Step 2 - Fill in the CAT registration ID and password to login, and then press the "Sign in" tab.
Step 3 - Now, click on the "Challenge the Response Key" link.
Step 4 - Select the question and answer that you think is wrong
Step 5 - Tap on the Objection tab and click "+" to pose a doubt.
Step 6 - Then, a new window will open to select the section, question type, and question number for the candidate.
On the basis of the last year, the following options are probably available to candidates, while challenging CAT 2020's answer key:
The number of objections that can be made will not be limited. This means that more than one challenge may be posed by candidates. For each challenge, however, the applicants are obliged, as a raising objection charge, to pay INR 1200.
The following are some of the main benefits of the CAT answer sheet for students:
Ques: How Much Time will be Given to Review and Challenge the CAT 2020 Response Sheet?
Ans: Typically, students would have 3 days to review their CAT 2020 slot 1 response sheet or CAT 2020 slot 2 response sheet and to raise and send their objections to the official CAT responses.
Once candidates raise their objections, the final CAT 2020 answer key, which contains all correct responses, is issued by the respective IIM. In the second week of December 2020, the final response sheet of CAT 2020 will possibly be released by the IIM. If the candidate's objection is considered valid by the IIM, then the amount paid will be reimbursed on the same account from which the payment was made. Otherwise, it does not get reimbursed
The result of CAT 2020 will be published by IIM Indore after the final CAT 2020 answer sheet is released. During the first week of January 2021, IIM Indore will release the result of CAT 2020. The selection process of CAT 2020, which includes a Written Ability Test, a Group Discussion, and the Personal Interview rounds, is open to all applicants qualifying for the CAT 2020.
Ques: When and where can the CAT 2020 response sheet be accessed?
Ans: The response sheet for CAT 2020 will be available on iimcat.ac.in. During the first week of December, tentatively, the response sheet will be available.
Ques:How can a student check the response sheet for CAT 2020 online?
Ans: Candidates should use their CAT login ID and password on the official webpage to review the CAT 2020 response key online.
Ques:What is there in the CAT response sheet?
Ans: The CAT response sheet consists of section-wise questions that you have answered or not answered in your slot, the answer option that you have given, and answer status – whether right or wrong as per the IIM's official response sheet.
Ques: How can I challenge the official CAT response?
Ans: You have to fill out the CAT objection form for the response sheet which will be available on the official CAT website and submit the same. Please check and compare thoroughly before submitting a query-cum-objection form.
Ques: Will candidates be reimbursed for their fees for objections?
Ans: IIM Indore shall only refund the fee for objection if the objection raised by candidates is deemed correct.
Ques: What is the distinction between the CAT response sheet and the final CAT response sheet?
Ans: The IIMs release the final CAT response sheet after reviewing all the objections to the originally published CAT response sheet. At the time of final release of the CAT response sheet, if there is no alteration in the CAT response sheet of the IIMs, you would receive the following message: "The IIMs' expert panels have carefully examined the objections raised to the CAT 2020 questions. There is no change in the answer key to any subsequent question."
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College