25 Nov CAT 2018 Answer Key 2018 | Solved Question Papers & Exam Analysis @iimcat.ac.in

Common Admission Test 2018, has conducted successfully on 25th of November 2018. CAT is a national entrance examination which was conducted for admissions in IIM’s and other B-Schools for the academic year 2018.  Applicants who have appeared in this online examination can check cat answer key 2018, along with solved question paper as provided in the computer based test (CBT) on 25/11/2018. A detailed exam analysis is also discussed with full question paper discussions and answers. Aspirants can read their cat exam analysis 2018, for all three sections of the question paper. It should be noted that we will only provide unofficial cat answer key solved by our expert panel, however aspirants can get official answers on IIM’s CAT official website (iimcat.ac.in). Other sources like TIME, Career Launcher, also available here.

Latest Update (01 Dec 2018): CAT 2018 Candidate Response file (answer sheet) is live and now available, Candidates who have taken CAT 2018 test successfully can login to view their respective question paper and response.

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CAT 2018, Exam analysis for slot 1 (1st shift) and slot 2 (2nd shift) is now available, we are working to upload answer real soon.


Section No. of Ques No. of non-MCQ questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension 34 7 Easy 28+
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 32 8 Moderate 16+
Quantitative Ability 34 12 Difficult 15+
TOTAL 100 27 60+


Section No. of Ques No. of non-MCQ questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension 27 7 **** ****
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 24 8 **** ****
Quantitative Ability 22 12 ***** ****
TOTAL 100 27 **** ****

Table Will Be Updated Soon..

CAT 2018 Answer Key 2018

As per official entrance exam notification published on iimcat.ac.in, the official answer key will be on first week of December 2018. But no one want to wait till Dec, because everyone want to get their marks in the written exam just after the exam so that aspirants can predict their admission in IIM. The examination has been done in two consecutive shifts on the same day due to large number of applicants appeared this year. IIMCAT, will also invites objections and corrections which will be available in the upcoming days. A correction/ objection fee of Rs 1000/- will be charged to submit your request.

26 Nov 2018: CAT Solved Question Paper Shift 1 & Shift 2

Aspirants can download question paper for Shift 1/ Shift 2 and their answers  in PDF format. Links will be available on this page once we get the question paper from our sources like Career Launcher, TIME, etc. Separate link for shift 1 and shift 2 will be posted. A detailed exam pattern is mentioned below.

Sections Questions Duration Max Marks
A: Quantitative Aptitude 34 60 Min 102
B: Data interpretation and logical reasoning 32 60 Min 96
C: Verbal comprehension and learning 34 60 Min 102
TOTAL 100 180 Min 300

Morning and Afternoon Shift Answer Keys:-

Shift Reporting Time Last Entry Exam Duration
Shift 1 (Forenoon Session) 7:30 AM 8:45 AM 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Shift 2 (Afternoon Session) 1:00 PM 2:15 PM 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Detailed CAT 2018 Exam Analysis

CAT Exam Date

25, Nov, 2018

Organizing IIM

IIM Calcutta

Total No. of Questions


Maximum Marks Allotted


Marking Scheme

+3 for each correct answer

Negative Marking

– 1 Mark for each wrong answer

Type of Questions

MCQ’s & Non-MCQ’s

Questions with Negative Marking

MCQ’s (Multiple Choice Questions)

Number of MCQ’s


Number of Non-MCQ’s

VARC-7 DILR-8 QA- 12

Level of Difficulty

VARC-Easy DILR-Moderate QA- Difficult

Sections with number of questions

VARC-34 DILR-32 QA- 34

CAT 2018: Official CAT Answer Key Release Date On iimcat.ac.in

Important Upcoming Events Date
Exam Date November 25, 2018
Official Answer key & Question paper release 2nd week of December 2018
Last date to submit objection 2nd week of December 2018
Result Announcement First week of January 2019

25 Nov cat 2018 shift 1 2 answer key exam analysis

Unofficial Answer Key & Ques Paper On Career Launcher, TIME

Soon after the commencement of online exam we will update links to download answer key and question paper right from here. We will also in touch with our unofficial partners like career launcher and time so that their answer keys will be available here too. Please share your thoughts and exam experience with us and other aspirants. What are your chances of getting your Favorite IIM?  Tell us in the comment section.

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