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# CAT 2023 Response Sheet Released | Check How to Calculate Percentile, Raise Objections

The CAT (Common Admission Test) occurs annually in the final week of November and is administered by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). This test serves as an entrance requirement for their postgraduate management programs and various prestigious business schools throughout India. In its most recent update, IIM Lucknow, overseeing CAT 2023, has disclosed the Response Sheet for the exam today. This document contains candidates’ recorded responses to the CAT exam questions. For those aspiring towards a management education, the CAT exam is a crucial gateway to some of the nation’s most esteemed business schools. The Response Sheet allows candidates to assess their performance and raise objections if needed.

1. Visit the official website of CAT 2023, iimcat.ac.in.

2. On the website’s homepage, navigate to the ‘login’ section.

3. Enter the required details, including CAT 2023 login ID and password, to proceed further.
5. The screen will display the CAT 2023 Official Answer Key and Response Sheet.

6. To retain a copy for future reference or analysis, select the download option available on the screen.

7. Now, you can calculate your score manually or copying the URL and pasting it on Cracku CAT 2023 Score Calculator so that you can know your score directly, accurately.

## How do I calculate my CAT 2023 percentile from the Response Sheet?

Calculating your CAT 2023 percentile from the response sheet is crucial for evaluating your performance compared to other test-takers and here’s a comprehensive guide. CAT follows a scaled scoring system called Normalisation, converting raw scores to scaled scores and determining your percentile ranking.

### Essential Information for Percentile Calculation

• Ensure you have your total raw score from the response sheet.
• Average and standard deviation values of all candidates’ raw scores in your exam slot (morning/afternoon/evening) provided by CAT authorities.

### Formula for Percentile Calculation

The CAT 2023 percentile formula is:

= [(Total Number of Candidates That Appeared for All the Slots – Your Rank Number of candidates) / (Total Number of Candidates That Appeared for All the Slots) ] x 100

• Match your raw score to the scaled score range using the normalisation process specified by CAT authorities.
• Utilise the formula to calculate your percentile based on your rank compared to the total number of candidates.

### Interpreting Percentile

Your CAT 2023 percentile reflects the percentage of candidates who scored equal to or below your scaled score. For instance, a percentile of 90 indicates performing better than 90% of candidates.

### Important Considerations

• CAT percentiles are relative to others’ performance.
• Official percentile calculation involves complex statistical methods by CAT authorities.
• While this guide provides insight into calculating your CAT 2023 percentile from the response sheet, only official final percentiles are announced by CAT authorities.

Also, Read: CAT 2023 Score vs Percentile

## How do you Raise Objection on the CAT 2023 Answer Key?

• Access the official CAT 2023 website. Navigate to the ‘Login’ section and input your CAT login ID and password to proceed. Locate the ‘Objection’ tab within the portal.
• Utilise the ‘Add Objection’ option denoted by the ‘+’ sign.
• Identify the specific question number from the PDF version of the official question paper available on the website.
• Fill in all details related to the Objection, ensuring accuracy. Also, Supporting documents that validate the Objection should be uploaded as required.
• Pay the Objection fee of Rs.1,200 per question through available payment modes like credit/debit card, net banking, or UPI.
• Please note that the objection fee will only be refunded if the raised Objection is deemed valid. Once submitted, objections cannot be altered or edited, so ensure accuracy before submission.
• There’s no restriction on the number of objections a candidate can raise against the official CAT answer keys. But, it’s also essential to note that no objections will be entertained following the release of the final CAT answer key.The CAT 2023 result will only be declared after concluding the objection process regarding the answer keys because any objections after result will invite problems.

## FAQs

### What is the CAT Response Sheet?

The Indian Institutes of Management release the CAT Response Sheet every year after completing the CAT exam. It contains the recorded responses of candidates to the questions asked in the exam. This sheet allows candidates to review and compare their answers to the officially provided correct answers. It is an essential tool for candidates to evaluate their test and helps them plan for the next step towards an MBA.

### Is there any restriction on the number of objections one can raise against the CAT 2023 Answer Keys?

No, there is no restriction on the number of objections a candidate can raise against the official CAT 2023 Answer Keys. Candidates can raise multiple objections but should ensure accuracy before submission for MBA Entrance Preparation and CAT Exam Review. And if interested, you should submit Rs. 1200 for each Objection.

### How soon after the CAT 2023 exam can I expect the release of the Response Sheet and Official Answer Key?

The CAT 2023 Response Sheet and Official Answer Key release typically occurs 4 to 5 days after the CAT exam. At maximum, it takes one week.

### Which slot was difficult in CAT 2023?

Slot-3 is the toughest of all the three. VARC and DILR are of same level across all the slots. Quant was the toughest. Questions are of Moderate difficulty with trickier and lengthy questions.

### Can I access the CAT 2023 Response Sheet on a mobile device?

You can access the CAT 2023 Response Sheet via the official CAT 2023 website and download them on mobile devices.