CAT Exam 2018 - Results, Dates, Cut off, Answer Key & Question Papers

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Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
CAT 2018 Overview

Update On Dec 12, 2018

CMAT 2019 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) will direct CMAT 2019 test on January 28, 2019. The concede cards for CMAT 2019 test have been issued on January 7, 2019 on the official site of NTA.



Earlier, on January 1, 2019, the CAT result window was reported to have gone live on the official website. It was deactivated within minutes and it was reported the incident happened due to a bug. IIM Calcutta had discharged CAT 2018 answer key or reaction sheet with right answers on November 30, 2018. The connection to document reactions to the last CAT answer key was likewise enacted on the official site of CAT for contender to record their protest (on the off chance that they have) with respect to any question.


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Latest News & Updates

  • CAT 2018 Answer Key (Final Answer Key) to be released soon.
  • CAT Answer Key (Response Sheet) 2018 and Question Paper now available for download.
  • About 2.9 lakh aspirants appeared for CAT exam 2018 on Noveber 25, 2018
  • CAT 2018 exam held on November 25, 2018. Check CAT 2018 Exam Analysis
  • CAT Percentile Predictor will help you find out your chances of making it to the IIMs this year
  • CAT Results 2018 is expected to be announced in the second week of January 2019.
  • CAT 2018 admit card was released by IIM Calcutta on October 24, 2018.
  • The registration numbers for CAT 2018 exam reflect an upswing this year, as compared to low numbers in 2017. CAT registration for 2018 has gone up by 10000 to 2.41 lakh from 2.31 lakh last year. This is the highest number of registration for exam since 2010.


CAT Exam 2018 Highlights

Event Details Specifications
Exam Name Common Admission Test (CAT)
Conducting Body IIM Calcutta
3Exam Level National Level Exam


CAT Eligibility Criteria

CAT eligibility criteria refers to the minimum educational qualification one must have to be able to apply for CAT. Eligibility criteria for admission through CAT may be different and specific to the institute.

  • A CAT aspirant must be a Graduate with minimum 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent from a recognised university
  • The CAT aspirant must have completed education uptiill Graduation in 10+2+3 mode
  • Candidates in their final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply


CAT 2018 Important Dates

CAT tutorial to be available October 17, 2018
Download CAT Exam Admit card October 24, 2018
CAT Exam 2018 November 25, 2018
Declaration of CAT result 2018 January 5, 2019


CAT application forms received over the years (figures in lakh):



What’s New in CAT Exam 2018?


This year, IIMCAT has made a few changes in the exam pattern of CAT 2018. This year there were less MCQs and the number of questions which require answers to be keyed in were more. As per the revised exam pattern, the exam paper consisted of 3 sections carrying a total of 100 questions. Quantitative Aptitude (QA) had 34 questions, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) had 32 questions and Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) had 34 sections.



CAT 2018 Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates appearing for the Common Admission Test must read the exam day instructions printed on the CAT 2018 admit card carefully to avoid any last minute hassle. To avoid chaos at the time of examination, following are the documents one must carry to the exam center:



What to carry on Exam Day?

CAT 2018 is a computer-based test and test-takers will be provided with a pencil and a scratch sheet for any rough work. However, it is advisable to carry a pen or a pencil for the test. Besides knowing the materials that one must carry to the exam centre, it is also important to know about what must not be carried to the examination hall. Test-takers are not allowed to carry calculators, any document besides admit card and identity proof to CAT exam centre. Bags, purses, jewellery, application of mehendi, closed footwear, or phones are strictly prohibited in the CAT 2018 exam centre.



Documents required

  • Admit card: Test-takers need to carry the admit card to the CAT exam centre. It must be noted that carrying the admit card to the exam centre is mandatory and entry will not be given to candidates who fail to carry the same. CAT 2018 admit cards will be available for download from October 24 onwards.
  • Identity Proof: Along with the admit card, candidates need to carry a photo identity provided by the Government of India. Candidates can carry any of the mentioned documents: College ID (must be supported with a valid debit/credit card), Employer ID, Driving License, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar card or UID.
  • Name change degree document (only if applicable): In case a candidate’s name has been changed due to any event, s/he will be required to carry name change degree document that supports the name change.

Click here to get complete details on what to carry at CAT 2018 exam centre.



Things not allowed inside exam hall:

Beside electronic gadgets, the following items are also not allowed inside the CAT 2018 exam hall:

  • Jewellery that contains metal
  • Jackets and clothes with pockets
  • Footwear
  • Candidates with a metal implant, pacemaker, etc. in their body will be required to bring medical certificate of the same at Test Centre.


Top Colleges Accepting CAT scores


CAT scores are accepted by 20 IIMs and various B-Schools across the country. A few top colleges that accept CAT scores are:



List of IIMs accepting CAT scores
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CAT 2018 Results

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CAT 2018 Cut-Off

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CAT Cut off 2018 - The 20 IIMs fix their own minimum CAT cut off percentile for selection of candidates for the first phase of admission process. The minimum CAT cut off percentile are different for each Category of students, like General, OBC, SC, ST and PwD. For General category students the CAT cut offs remain high every year (90-100) but for Reserved category students their is considerable relaxation of marks.

CAT 2018 Answer Key

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CAT 2018 Admit Card

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CAT 2018 Counselling

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CAT 2018 Application Form

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CAT 2018 Prep Guides

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Download previous year CAT question papers and sample papers to boost your confidence and enhance your time management skills. With the help of previous year CAT question papers available on Shiksha, you can improve your speed and accuracy besides getting an idea of the type of questions you can expect in CAT 2018. Aspirants can download CAT previous year question papers free of cost. You can also download preparation guides for the exam designed by Shiksha experts.


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CAT 2018 Pattern

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