The result for CAT 2021 will be declared (tentatively) at 05:00 PM on January 5, 2022, by IIM Ahmedabad, the conducting body for the year. Candidates will access their respective scorecards on the official CAT 2021 website, i.e., They are required to input their credentials like CAT 2021 user ID and password to check their results. The scorecard will also carry details such as the candidate’s name, registration ID, category, sectional score, overall score, sectional percentile, and overall percentile. The result will be accessible only through the online mode.

CAT 2021 result is valid till December 31, 2022, after its declaration. Once the supervising body announces the result, respective IIMs will begin the process of shortlisting based on individual CAT cut-offs to declare a list of candidates eligible for the WAT-PI round.

CAT 2021 exam is to be held on November 28 in three slots to accommodate over 2.31 lakh aspirants. IIM Ahmedabad will be conducting the exam at 400 test centres in 159 cities across the country. This year also marks the participation of the highest number of test cities for any MBA entrance exam in India.

CAT result 2021 dates

Below are the details of CAT 2021 results and all the related events

CAT Result ActivitiesDatesRemarks
Objection for CAT responses submissionDecember 7, 2021The CAT examination department processes objections to responses against the authenticated CAT answers before declaring results
Release of final CAT answer key by IIMsJanuary 3, 2022IIMs recognize no other challenge to the responses once the final CAT answer key is released
Declaration of CAT Result 2021January 5, 2022IIM-A will release the result and scorecard for all aspirants who appeared for CAT 2021 exam

All the dates mentioned above are tentative and based on previous years’ patterns.

CAT 2021 Result Highlights

Below are some of the key points to note for candidates appearing for CAT 2021:

  • The final CAT 2021 result will be declared online and available on the official website –
  • The candidates should expect an SMS by the IIMs on their registered mobile number on the date of CAT 2021 informing them that ‘CAT Score Card is live’.
  • The scorecard window is expected to go live at 9:00 AM on the day of the result.
  • Results will be announced for all the candidates, regardless of their slot timings.
  • The candidates should note that the CAT 2021 scorecard will carry their scaled scores as well as percentiles. There will be no raw scores on the card.
  • The scaled marks of section-1 (verbal ability and reading comprehension), Section-2 (data interpretation and logical reasoning), and Section-3 (quantitative ability) are not additive. The final scorecard or the overall scaled scores is calculated based on the total raw scores obtained by the respective candidate.
  • Candidates will be able to download their official scorecards from the IIM website in 3 simple steps.
  • The CAT 2021 result and scorecard are valid until December 31, 2022, and will be accessible accordingly.

Check CAT Result 2021

The final CAT result scorecard bears the details of the CAT exam date and the time slot in which the candidate appeared for the exam, Sectional and Overall Scaled Score earned, and Sectional and Overall CAT Percentile.

To download the scorecard:

  • Enter your CAT 2021 registration number/user ID on the official website –
  • Specify your category – General/OBC/SC-ST, PWD status.
  • Date and time of the appearance of CAT exam 2021.

You will be redirected to your official scorecard.

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