CAT 2019 Question Papers
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CAT 2019 Question Papers: IIM Kozikhode has released the CAT 2019 question papers on November 29 along with the answer key. In 2017, it is for the first time that official question paper of CAT was released by IIM Lucknow then IIM Calcutta for CAT 2018 as well. CAT exam was conducted on November 24, 2019. Students will download the CAT 2019 question paper to know the structure and difficulty level of the exam. CAT 2019 question paper contained three sections which are logical reasoning, verbal ability, data interpretation and quantitative aptitude and comprehension. With the help of previous question papers of CAT, candidates could know about the type of questions, topics covered in the exam and the pattern of the exam. By solving the CAT question papers, candidates will be able to understand the marking scheme of the exam, syllabus, exam duration, etc. In this article, candidates will find that how to download the CAT question papers, benefits of CAT 2019 question papers, exam pattern etc.
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Important dates of CAT Question Papers 2019



CAT 2019 Exam

November 24, 2019 (First Slot - 9 am - 12 pm)

November 24, 2019 (Second Slot - 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

Releasing of CAT 2019 Answer Key

November 29, 2019

CAT 2019 Result Announcement

January 4, 2020

CAT Question Papers 2019

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CAT Exam Pattern 2019

Before knowing the question papers, let’s have a look at the CAT exam pattern. It allowed candidates to understand the CAT question paper in a better way.

CAT Exam Pattern


No. of Questions

Total Marks


Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)



60 minutes

Quantitative Ability (QA)



60 minutes

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)



60 minutes





The exam was divided into three sections as mentioned in the above table. The duration of the exam was 3 hours and each section gets 1 hour. Each question carries 3 marks which means each correct answer will get 3 marks and each incorrect answer will deduct 1 mark. The exam had both subjective questions (type the answer) and multiple choice questions (options given to choose the right answer).

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Benefits of CAT Question Papers 2019

  • After solving the CAT question papers 2019, candidates will manage their time according to the exam duration. It is very important to complete the exam in a given time so candidates have to manage and save your time.

  • With the help of CAT 2019 question papers, candidates will be clear about their strong point and weak point. CAT question papers will help candidates to identify their weak and strong areas.

  • It will also allow the candidates to enhance their time management skills. They will also get to know how immediately they need to solve a question, which question to attempt and which question to leave, etc.

CAT Sample Papers 2019

Candidates could use CAT sample papers to prepare for the exam. With the help of CAT sample papers, candidates could understand the exam pattern, type of questions asked in the exam, and the marking scheme. Candidates can download the CAT sample papers by following the below steps:

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CAT 2019 Question Papers

Question: How many times in a year CAT exam is conducted?


CAT is conducted only once a year.

Question: How should candidates start their preparations for CAT 2019?


Candidates must form their strategies planning before the preparations for CAT. Some of the strategic planning are:

  1. Follow exam pattern and syllabus

  2. Time management

  3. Basic strong and chapter-wise preparation

  4. Make a preference to opt for coaching centres or self-study

  5. Take Mock tests and solve sample papers

Question: Will there be any age limit for taking the CAT 2019 exam?


No, there is no age limit for appearing in the CAT 2019 exam.

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Papeya Dubey Student Expert 22nd Feb, 2020

The next MAT will be conducted in the month of May.

MAT is conducted four times a year namely February, May, September, December.
Eligibility is passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university, even final year students are eligible.
As of now , no official dates have been announced regarding the exam or any other details related to it. You can stay updated at the official website at

which books are good for CAT exam

Hrisheekesh Singh 22nd Feb, 2020

Hi Rohan,

In CAT Exam the questions are of a decent level so I recommend you to study from standard books.

These are some of the standard books for preparation of CAT Exam:-

QA Books:-

  • How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Arun Sharma
  • Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Nishit K. Sinha
  • Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT - Sarvesh K Verma

LR and DI books:-

  • How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT by Arun Sharma
  • How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT by Arun Sharma
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT

VARC Books:-

  • Word power made easy by Norman Lewis
  • Mastering the Verbal Ability for CAT by Ajay Singh
  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT  by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay

You may refer to this article for more information about Best Books for CAT Preparation.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!


which are the best private colleges for intrigated MBA (BBA+MBA) ???

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 22nd Feb, 2020


Following private colleges offer integrated MBA program-

Jindal Global Business School, Sonepat

Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

NMIMS, Mumbai

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

Doon Business School (DBS), Dehradun

Gitam Institute of Management, [GIM] Vishakhapatnam


Whats the CAT cutoff for MBA in DSM, DTU?

Shiksha 22nd Feb, 2020


DSM, DTU for MBA takes only CAT scores. The safe CAT percentile for all the courses is 65 percentile. Although different courses have different cut offs.

Its a below average college. (íts not recommended to join this, but if you don't have any options left then go)

For more details visit the below link:

Hope this helps.


what are the benefits for CATS

Mayank Chowdhary 22nd Feb, 2020

Hi Chung!! Hope you are doing well!! CAT is one of the most important exams of our country. CAT was initially started by Indian institute of Management. It is a computer based test. The benefits of giving CATs and cracking it are that you will be eligible to take admission for a graduate management program in colleges across the country. CAT score is considered by a large amount of management Colleges of our country and many students try their best to crack it as it gives them a chance to move towards their management learning goal.

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