CAT Question Papers

CAT Question Papers CAT Question Papers – The management aspirants who are planning to appear for CAT 2018 can use the question papers to prepare for the national-level management entrance exam for admission to 20 IIMs and 100 other B-schools in the country. The CAT question papers will allow the management aspirants to check the exact questions asked in the exam and they would be able to prepare accordingly. As the question papers of CAT are the actual previous year question papers, candidates can use them to know about the type of questions, topics covered in the exam and the format of the exam. The CAT question papers will also allow the candidates to understand the marking scheme of the exam, syllabus, duration, etc. This year, CAT will be conducted on November 25, 2018, in online mode. Candidates can download the CAT question papers by the link given in this article.

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Before knowing the question papers, let’s have a look at the exam pattern of CAT exam. It will allow the candidates to understand the CAT question paper better. This is the tentative exam pattern based on last year’s format. The number of questions in each sector may differ this year.

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CAT Exam Pattern

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Section

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)

34

102

60 minutes

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)

32

96

60 minutes

Quantitative Ability (QA)

34

102

60 minutes

Total

100

300

180

The exam is majorly divided into three sections as mentioned in the table. The duration of the exam is 3 hours (180 minutes) and each section gets 1 hour. Candidates cannot switch between sections as each section is time-bound. Each question carries 3 marks which means each correct answer will get 3 marks and each incorrect response will deduct 1 mark. The exam will have both multiple choice questions (options given to choose the right answer) and subjective questions (type the answer).

 

Click here to download CAT Question Papers and answer key 2017.

 

Advantages of CAT Question Papers

  • The previous year question papers allow the candidates to check the exact type of questions asked in the exam and how they can prepare for it.

  • Solving the question papers of CAT will allow the candidates to understand their weak and strong points and they can prepare accordingly.

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

The management aspirants are advised to refer the CAT syllabus to get an idea of the topics that will be asked in the online test that is scheduled to be conducted on November 25, 2018.

 

CAT Sample Paper - Candidates can also use CAT sample papers to prepare for the exam. The sample papers will allow the candidates to understand the exam pattern, marking scheme, and type of questions asked in the exam. Candidates can download the sample papers by following the steps given below -

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  • Candidates need to Register first

  • Login with Careers360 credentials

  • Candidates can also login with their Google or Facebook accounts

  • Visit Sample Paper Store

  • Click here to download CAT Sample Paper

As time management is the key to success in CAT exam, candidates are advised to solve the CAT sample paper in a time-bound manner to know their level of preparation. Analysing the performance in CAT sample paper is one of the most important factors while preparing for the exam. It will allow the candidates to focus on their weak points and work on them accordingly. It is important for the aspirants to get their performance in mock tests analysed by experts or mentors to give their preparation a right direction.

 

CAT registration has started from August 8 and will continue until September 26, 2018, at 5 PM. More than 2 lakh candidates are expected to appear for CAT 2018. Apart from 20 IIMs, around 100 other CAT participating institutes in India and accept CAT scores for their admission process.

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I've 82,75 in 10,12 and 84%in b.comhons.i fill cat 2018. What percentile required to get IIM Ahmedabad. I belong OBC-nc.

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Hi Chandan! Your past academic records are pretty decent. As per the admission criteria of IIM Ahmedabad 2019-21 batch, the shortlist criteria mention that OBC-NC candidates should obtain 65 percentil...Read More
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I want to apply for CAT 2018 but I have got a backlog in my final year of graduation.

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Hi Aditi! You can apply for CAT 2018. In the month field, mention the month in which you expect the back exam result is expected. The criterion is that you should be clear of backlogs by the time of y...Read More
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What is the course fees structure for CAT coaching in IMS Guwahati?

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The course fees vary from course to course. If you want to do cat coaching in guwahati i would recommend you to join IMS Guwahati because they got the best mentors who are alumni premier of IIM Ahmeda...Read More

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Mohit Kumar 17 hours ago

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College me admission lene k liye CAT ka hona jaruri hai??

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Omisha sharma 17 hours ago

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   Firstly try to specify the college that you are talking about so that we can provide you the proper information regarding the query. All the best!