CAT 2018 Answer Key

CAT 2018 Answer Key – IIM Calcutta has released CAT 2018 Answer Key on December 07, 2018. The candidates can download the same from this page as well. The official answer key for CAT 2018 is available for download at the official website, iimcat.ac.in, at the Student Login. Hence, to download it, the candidates need to enter their User ID and Password. The response sheet for CAT 2018 was released by the exam conducting body on November 30, 2018. The candidates can use both the Answer Key and Response Sheet to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score. With the release of the CAT 2018 official answer key, the candidates will also get the opportunity to submit an objection in it, if they are not satisfied with the response marked in the CAT 2018 Key. On basis of final official answer key, the result of CAT 2018 shall be announced in January for admission to academic session 2019-2020. Check complete details about the CAT Answer Key 2018 from this page.

Latest: CAT 2018 Official Answer Key has been released by the exam conducting body. Click on the link given on this page to download the Official Answer key.

CAT 2018 Answer Key

IIM Lucknow conducted CAT 2018 successfully in two slots on November 25, 2018. The morning session was from 09:00 AM till 12:00 noon and the afternoon session began from 02:30 PM till 05:30 PM. Candidates can use CAT Answer Key to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score, then use CAT Percentile Predictor 2018 to predict their percentile. For every correct answer, candidates are awarded 3 marks, and for an incorrect answer of an MCQ, 1 mark is deducted. There is no negative marking for non-MCQs.

CAT 2018 Answer KeyImportant Dates
CAT 2018 Exam Date25 Nov 2018
Issuance of CAT 2018 Response Sheet30 Nov 2018
Publication of CAT Answer Key 2018 by coaching centres30 Nov 2018
Publication of CAT Answer Key 2018 by IIM Calcutta07 Dec 2018
Objection for CAT Answer Key 2018 starts by07 Dec 2018
Last date to submit the objection in the CAT 2018 Answer Key02nd week of December 2018
Declaration of CAT 2018 Result02nd week of January 2019
  • CAT 2018 Answer Key (Official): Click Here to download the CAT 2018 Official Answer Key.
  • CAT 2018 Response SheetClick Here to download the CAT 2018 Response Sheet. 
  • CAT 2018 Answer Key (Unofficial): Unofficial answer key of CAT 2018 by TIME Institute is given below.

CAT Official Answer Key 2018 for Slot 1

CAT Official Answer Key 2018 for Slot 2

CAT 2018 Official Answer Key

The IIM Calcutta has published the Answer Key and Question Paper for CAT 2018 online at its official website. It is available for download at the Candidate’s Login only. The Official answer key is more authenticate, hence, it is advised that after that you have cross-checked your answers using the memory-based answer key released by the Coaching Institutes, you should use the Official key to cross-check your answers. Also, the candidates will also be given an opportunity to submit the objection in the CAT 2018 Answer Key.

How to Download CAT 2018 Answer Key?

To download the CAT 2018 Answer Key published by the exam conducting body simply follow the instructions below.

  1. Click on the direct link given on this page to download the CAT 2018 Answer Key.
  2. Next, the aspirants need to log in by entering details such as User ID and Password.
  3. Click on the “Login” button to submit the details.
  4. On submitting the login details, a new page will appear on the screen.
  5. Click on the link for Answer Key and then start cross-checking your answers.

CAT 2018 Percentile Calculator

Aglasem has developed a tool by which the students can easily calculate the percentile which they shall obtain in the entrance examination. It is user-friendly and all you have to do is after downloading the Answer Key and cross-checking the Answers, just enter the number of attempts in each section. You can access the CAT 2018 Percentile Calculator below.

CAT 2018 Response Sheet

The IIM Calcutta has released the CAT 2018 Response Sheet at its official website. The response sheet consist of details of the candidate, Question ID, Question Type, Status of the Question (Answered/ Unanswered), and the option chosen by the candidate. The candidates can use this response sheet to cross-check their answers when the CAT Answer Key 2018 will be available. Teh CAT Response Sheet is available in the pdf format and the candidates can download it.

How to Download CAT Response Sheet 2018?

To download the Response Sheet for CAT 2018, the candidates should follow the simple instructions provided below:

  1. Click on the direct link which is given above to download the CAT Response Sheet 2018.
  2. Next, the candidates need to log in by entering details such as User ID and Password. CAT 2018 Admit Card
  3. Click on the “Login” button to submit the details.
  4. On submittiing the login credentials, a new page will appear on the screen, in which, the candidates have to click on the tab “Candidate Response”.CAT 2018 Response Sheet
  5. The response sheet for CAT 2018 will appear on the screen.
  6. Save it and keep it with yourself for future reference.

Calculation of Marks Using CAT 2018 Answer Key

After downloading the CAT 2018 Answer Key, the candidates need to cross check their answers and calculate their probable score. The calculation of marks using the CAT 2018 Answer Key should be done as per the marking scheme only. This means that you need to add marks for a correct answer and if there is a negative marking then you will have to deduct marks accordingly. The exam pattern and marking scheme for CAT 2018 is given below.

Name of the SectionTotal questionsTotal MCQsTotal Non-MCQsMaximum marks
VARC34277102
DILR3224896
Quant342212102

Marking Scheme: 

  • For a Correct Answer, you will +3 marks
  • There is a negative marking of 01 marks for MCQ type questions
  • There is no negative Marking for Non- MCQ type questions
  • No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions

How To Calculate Marks Using the CAT 2018 Answer Key?

Now that you know the marking scheme for CAT 2018, follow the instructions as given below to calculate your marks:

  1. Add +3 marks if there is a correct answer. This is applicable to both MCQ and Non-MCQ type questions
  2. For an MCQ Type question, if there is a wrong answer, then you will have to deduct -1 marks.
  3. For a Non-MCQ type question, the candidates need not require to deduct any marks for a wrong answer
  4. If you have left a question unanswered, then there is no need to add or deduct any marks.

Objection in CAT 2018 Answer Key

After the release of the CAT 2018 Answer Key, the candidates if not satisfied with an answer marked in it, then he/she can submit the objection in it. The exam conducting has opened this facility for challenging the CAT 2018 Answer Key for a limited time period only. Hence, the candidates must the challenge before the last date. The objection in the CAT Answer Key 2018 is to be done by online mode through the Candidate Login. To submit an objection, the candidate need to pay a required amount of fee per question and along with the fee you also need to submit a relevant proof justifying the objection raised by you.

Fee for submitting the Objection – To file an objection in the CAT Answer Key 2018, the candidates need to pay an amount of Rs. 1200/- per objection by Online mode.

How to Submit Objection in CAT 2018 Answer Key?

Below we have mentioned the step following which the candidates can successfully submit an objection in the CAT 2018 Answer Key.

  • Click on the direct link given on this page to submit the objection in the CAT 2018 Answer Key.
  • Now, you will have to log in by entering details such as User Id and Password.
  • Next, click on the tab ‘Objection Form’ and then ‘+’ sign to add an objection
  • Now, select section name, question number, and type of objection among the three options given:
  1. None of the options is a correct answer
  2. More than one option is a correct answer
  3. Answer Key is incorrect
  • An option to add remarks will also be given within 500 words
  • Now, submit the objection and pay the Objection Fee i.e. Rs. 1200 per question
  • A candidate can file for as many objections as s/he wants

What Happens After Submitting Objection in the CAT 2018 Answer Key?

After the candidates have submitted the Objection in the CAT 2018 Answer Key, if it is found valid by the IIM expert panel, the objection fee (excluding transaction charges) shall be refunded. Furthermore, the necessary changes will be done in the Answer Key and on the basis of that, the result for CAT 2018 will be then evaluated.

CAT 2018 Question Paper

This is the first time that the response sheet for CAT exam has been released. Last year, only the Answer Key for CAT exam was available. However, now that the response sheet for CAT 2018 has been released, the candidates can use it to cross-check their answers. In the response sheet, the questions asked in the CAT 2018 is also available. Hence, it is very much expected that the Coaching Institutes shall release the CAT Answer Key 2018 at their websites. The candidates can also use the CAT 2018 Question Paper and can themselves verify the correct answer for the questions.

CAT 2018 Question Paper – Slot 1 Available

CAT 2018 Question Paper – Slot 2 Available

CAT 2018 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes

There are various coaching institutes such as TIME, CL, Byjus, etc who release answer key for CAT 2018. Along with the CAT 2018 Answer Key, the coaching institutes also publish the solution for each section. The Answer Key for CAT exam are published for each slot by these coaching institutes.

Name of the Coaching InstituteDownload Answer Key for Slot 1Download Answer Key for Slot 2
TIMEClick here
Career LauncherLink will be available here to download CAT Answer Key for Slot 1Link will be available here to download CAT Answer Key for Slot 2
ByjusLink will be available here to download CAT Answer Key for Slot 1Link will be available here to download CAT Answer Key for Slot 2

CAT 2018 Answer Key of Slot 1 (Morning Slot)

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Question IDAnswer
48916865744213
48916865781432
4891686592In most cases, even a small cost of immunization was large enough to discourage most people.
4891686600Artificial embryo twinning is low-tech and mimetic of the natural development of genetically identical twins from the embryo after fertilization.
4891686610Professions-approach aims at the institutionalization of knowledge but restricts knowledge production as a function of a select few.
4891686613The three-dimensional understanding of the organism in Europe led to a similar approach towards the understanding of landscape.
4891686685Recent elephant behaviour could be understood as a form of species-wide trauma-related response.
4891686686there is a purposefulness in human and elephant aggression towards each other.
4891686687elephant mothers are evolving newer ways of rearing their calves to adapt to emerging threats.
4891686688The development of treatment programmes for elephants drawing on insights gained from treating post-traumatic stress disorder in humans.
4891686689a metaphor for the effect of human activity on elephant communities.
4891686766there is no recognition of the Indian soldiers who served in the Second World War.
4891686767the large financial debt India owed to Britain after the War.
4891686768a backdrop to the subsequent independence and partition of the region.
4891686769has been focused on building an independent, non-colonial political identity.
4891686770a reflection of the academic and popular view of India’s role in the War.
4891686816Translators are like bumblebees.
4891686847passing regulations targeted at producers that generate plastic products.
4891686848air pollution caused during the process of recycling plastics.
4891686849blame assigned to consumers for indiscriminate use of plastics.
4891686850focusing on consumer behaviour to tackle the problem of plastics pollution.
4891686851a sham as it diverted attention away from the role of corporates in plastics pollution.
4891686853disciplining individuals to be happy.
4891686854Stakeholders globally are moving away from collecting data on the well-being of individuals.
4891686855introduced greater stress into people’s lives as they were expected to be responsible for their own happiness.
4891686856incorporate psychological findings into their research cautiously.
4891686952genetic, epigenetic, developmental factors, and ecological legacies.
4891686953Wilson’s theory of evolution is scientifically superior to either Darwin’s or Mendel’s.
4891686954acquired characteristics
4891686955A study affirming the sole influence of natural selection and inheritance on evolution.
4891686591Displacement in Bengal is thus not very significant in view of its magnitude.
48916868242413
4891686857develops sophisticated technologies to monitor its inhabitants’ states of mind
48916872651324
LRDI
Question IDAnswer
4891686545Must be between 450 and 725
4891686546250
4891686547At most 475
4891686548The number of satellites serving C cannot be uniquely determined
4891686550The size of the research committee is less than the size of the teaching committee
4891686553The total number of educationalists in the three committees
48916868919
48916868944
489168690012
4891686901900
4891686971Bandita and Chitra
4891686972Finance
4891686973Finance
4891686974Operations
4891686993Both 1 and 2
4891686994Bala scored same as Jatin in DI
489168704028.57
4891687041Q1
4891687043Q2 of 2017
4891687044October of 2017
4891687389The contamination level at P10 was recorded as high
4891687390Exactly 8
4891687391The contamination level at P14 was recorded as medium.
4891687392Contamination levels at P11 and P16 were recorded as the same.
489168740313
489168740414
48916874094
48916874103
48916874114
48916874124
48916874157
48916874166
QA
Question IDAnswer
489168659633/4
48916866191:03
489168662328
4891686626243≤N≤252
489168664696
48916866571+3/5
48916866598
489168666259
4891686677192√3
489168669093
4891686701√13
4891686702√(π/3√3)
4891686719198
489168688115
4891686921502
489168694232√3
489168695724, 10
489168706812
489168707119:24
4891687079121000
489168708332
4891687098Jul-33
489168709920
489168710220
489168714610
489168715854
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489168717560
48916874305
4891687462-0.25
489168747132
48916874812-May
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