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CAT 2021 Result: Dates, Result, Scorecard, How to Download

Updated On - August 02 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

CAT 2021 Result will be declared in the 2nd week of January 2022 tentatively by IIM. The Common Admission Test 2021 will be held tentatively on 28 November 2021 in two sessions. The list of candidates shortlisted for the next level of selection for admission in various Management courses will be made available on the website of the respective IIMs. Each IIM will send an interview letter to the shortlisted candidates via post. The CAT exam is organised for those seeking to take the admission in the Post Graduate Programmes in Management, Fellow Programmes in Management. The candidates who appeared in the CAT can  go thorugh the complete article below to get to know the detailed information about its Result.

CAT 2021 Result Dates

The Common Admission Test 2021 Result important dates can be checked below in the table:

EventsDates (tentative)
Exam date28 November 2021
Result2nd week of January 2022

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CAT 2021 Result

CAT 2021 result will be declared in the 2nd week of January 2022 on the website of the competent authority. Candidates may also be intimated individually by SMS. Thereafter, no queries related to the issuance of CAT 2021 scorecards will be entertained by the authority. Below are the other mentioned points regarding the result:

  • The list of candidates shortlisted for the next level of selection will be made available on the website of the respective IIMs very soon.
  • The selection criteria for shortlisting the applicants vary across IIMs. Please visit the admission websites of the respective IIMs for further information. 
  • IIMs may also use the previous academic performance like, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short-listing of candidates at various stages of the selection process.

CAT 2021 Score Card

Appeared candidates will be able to view or download their score card through online mode. Check more details below: 
  • CAT 2021 score card will be checked by entering the login details such as user Id and password.
  • If candidate forget their password they can recover it by clicking on ‘forget Password’ button.
  • The selection procedure for the next rounds will be conducted after the few weeks of the declaration of result.
  • The score card will carry the candidate’s personal and qualifying marks details. It will include the marks scored in each section by the candidate.

How to Download the CAT 2021 Result?

The aspirants can download the CAT 2021 scorecard by following the below steps:
  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the link given on the home page of the official website.
  • Enter the login credentials which will be asked to get the scorecard.
  • After the result gets open the candidates can download the rank card and keep it safe till the admission process gets over.

CAT 2021 Percentile Calculation

CAT result will be declared in the form of percentile. The CAT 2021 Percentile will be calculated on the basis of CAT marking scheme. The total score is adjusted through a process called “equating”. Then, the score is normalized across different sections. Thereafter the normalized score secured by the candidates will be further converted into percentiles for the purposes of shortlisting.

CAT 2021 Selection Criteria

IIMs shortlist candidates for the interview stage based on their own criteria, which may be independent of each other. The process may include Written Ability Test (WAT), Personal Interviews (PI) and Group Discussion (GD).
  • Performance in the CAT 2021 examination is an important component in the admission process.
  • IIMs may additionally use other factors such as the previous academic performance of thecandidates, relevant work experience, gender and academic diversity and other similarinputs in shortlisting and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process.
  • The processes, academic cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs.
  • Applicants are advised to refer to the admissions policies of individual IIMs on their respective websites for more information.
  • Although some of the important factors are given below which are taken into consideration for the admission process.

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