CAT Sample Paper 2020 : Check Mock Tests/ Question Paper Available
CAT Sample Papers 2020 - Common Admission Test, also known as CAT is the most coveted management entrance exam and can be aced by solving the CAT 2020 sample paper. Confused about how to know about the CAT exam pattern and syllabus? then, it is always advisable to solve the sample paper of CAT 2020. Careers360 brings to you the previous year sample paper of CAT 2020. With the help of CAT sample paper 2020 students will be able to know the complete exam structure, marking scheme, and get an overview of the exam. CAT 2020 will be conduted on November 29. CAT is a national level entrance examination conducted for admission to MBA programme of institutes accepting CAT scores. Read this complete article to know in detail about sample paper of CAT 2020, steps to download and so forth.
Latest- CAT registration 2020 commences from August 5, 2020. CAT 2020 to be held on November 29.
CAT Exam Pattern 2020
Before downloading the sample paper of CAT 2020, it is important for candidates to be thorough with the exam pattern. It will mention the number of sections and questions in each section that are likely to be asked. Let’s have a look at the previous year exam pattern of CAT 2020.
CAT Exam Pattern
Total Number of Questions
Total Number of TITA Questions
Total Number of MCQs
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
As per the exam pattern, the paper consists of MCQ as well as Non MCQ questions. Major of the questions will be MCQs, wherein students will have to chose one correct option from the four options. Also, there is sectional time limit. Once students are thorough with the exam pattern of CAT 2020 they are ready to download the CAT 2020 sample paper.
CAT Sample Paper 2020
With the help of previous year sample papers candidates can know the type and nature of questions that might be asked in CAT 2020. Solving the CAT sample papers 2020 candidates will get to know about the number of questions and time taken in each section. To download the sample paper of CAT 2020, refer the steps mentioned below:
How to Download CAT Sample Papers 2020
Step 1 - Visit the official website of Careers360 - Click here
Step 2 - Register by entering details and to create login credentials
Step 3 - Now login with the credentials created
Use Facebook/Gmail account for direct login
Step 4 - Click on the tab ‘sample papers’
Step 5 - Search for CAT Sample Papers
Step 6 - Download the sample papers
Also, candidates can refer the table below for direct link to download the CAT sample papers
CAT Sample Question Papers
With the help of previous year sample paper of CAT, students can check the difficulty level of the question paper and prepare for the exam accordingly. Check the table below to download the previous year’s question paper.
CAT Question Paper
CAT 2019 Question Paper and Answer Key
Download Here for Slot 1
Download Here for Slot 2
CAT 2018 Question Paper and Answer Key
CAT 2017 Question Paper and Answer Key
Subject Wise CAT Sample Paper
CAT Quantitative Aptitude
CAT Verbal Ability
CAT Data Interpretation
CAT Sample Papers and Mock Questions
CAT Sample Papers
Mock CAT Questions
Tips to Utilize CAT Sample Paper 2020
After downloading the sample paper, students are advised to solve the papers in a time provided to have the exact exam environment.
While solving the CAT sample paper ensure to analyze your performance and manage time effectively.
Focus on strong and weak areas.
After solving the sample paper, aspirants are advised to get their performance analyzed by mentors or experts.
Advantages of Solving CAT Sample Paper 2020
Creates Exam Environment
Solving the sample paper of CAT 2020 will help candidates to be acquainted with the nature and type of questions that will be asked in CAT 2020. Also students can ASSES their performance against the candidates who were shortlisted for IIMs in that particular year.
Improves Speed, Accuracy & Time Management
Students will be able to know the time to be devoted in each section by solving the sample papers. Also with this students can know the type of questions they should solve first without losing any mark.
Assess Preparation Level
Students can identify their weak and strong areas with the help of sample papers of CAT 2020. Also, taking an average of 100 questions per year, if students solve 10 years CAT paper, they have 1000 good practice questions.
Prepare for other Entrance Examinations
Students are hereby advised to be thorough with the syllabus of CAT 2020. Also, candidates aspiring to appear for CAT must not forget to fill the application form of CAT 2020 which is available from August 5, 2020. Students will be able to fill the application form in online mode till September 16, 2020. CAT 2020 will be held on November 29.
Quick Links of CAT 2020
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CAT Sample Paper 2020 : Check Mock Tests/ Question Paper Available
Question: Can I use calculators while giving CAT 2020?
Students will be prohibited to bring the calculators in the examination hall, however on screen calculators will be enabled.
Question: How should I mark myself after solving the CAT 2020 sample paper?
After solving the CAT sample paper, candidates must mark themselves as per the marking scheme of CAT 2020
Each correct answer will fetch 3 marks
Incorrect answer will deduct 1 mark
No marks will be deducted for incorrect or unattended questions
Question: How many sections will be there in CAT 2020?
CAT 2020 will be divided into three sections namely:
Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Section III: Quantitative Ability
Question: What are the total number of TITA questions?
The total number of TITA questions are not specified it varies from year to year.
Question: Is the marking scheme similar of MCQ and Non-MCQs?
Yes the marking scheme remains the same for all types of questions.
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Questions related to CAT
I obtained my EWS certificate on 22nd Feb 2020. Will it considered be invalid after 31st Match 2020? I need to fill the CAT exam form, can I upload this certificate for registration? Please enlighten.
No, your EWS certificate won't be considered invalid.
Since you have obtained it on 22nd of February 2020 , you can definitely use it for CAT 2020.
It can be used even after 31st of August 2020.
You can upload the EWS certificate on the portal during the registration for CAT 2020.
All the best.
what is final year certificate proforma in cat? should we upload it while registering for cat exam or we should submit it after the exam only after getting the call?
The final year pro forma certificate is a kind of provisional certificate that your college will issue to you until the original certificate or degree comes.
The official website of CAT 2020 says pro firmaofCertificate to be obtained from the Principal, HoD, Registrar or Director certifying the applicant has obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates) or equivalent based on latest available grades/marks on College/Institution's Letterhead.
This pro forma of certificate is needed only when you get a seat at any institute and you want to proceed for provisional admission.
Hope it helps :)
Im in final year 7th semester engineering now but my 6th sem result are not yet out so What should I write in graduation part of cat form? should I write my 5th sem marks?
Abhishek,according to the Registration guide manual available at: https://cdn.digialm.com//per/g01/pub/756/ASM/WebPortal/17/PDF/Registration_Guide_CAT_2020.pdf, you need to enter the aggregate of marks or percentage obtained for the semesters completed to date. Going by that, even if you are in your 7th semester now, because you only have results announced until your 5th semester, you should calculate the aggregate or percentage of marks scored until the 5th semester and mention them in the given column. But before that please make sure that you have selected "Yes" for the question, "Are you in the final year of your Bachelor's degree?" Only then will you be able to fill in these details. Because you are in your Final year, you also need a proforma obtained by your Principal or HOD. https://cdn.digialm.com//per/g01/pub/756/ASM/WebPortal/17/PDF/Final_Year_Certificate_2020.pdf This certificate is to enable you to appear for CAT 2020 as you haven't yet completed your Graduation but are in your Final year of Graduation.
What to fill in CAT caste number column
Saurabh, you haven't mentioned your Category. This serial/entry/certificate number in the CAT registration form is for OBC Category students. Please visit http://www.ncbc.nic.in/User_Pane... (http://www.ncbc.nic.in/User_Panel/CentralListStateView.aspx) Click on your State and search for your Caste using Ctrl+F. Under the entry column, see the number corresponding to your Caste and enter that in the CAT application form. For example, lets say your Category number is 20, then you have to mention 20 as your Caste number in the Column.
what are the benefits in writing cat?how much minimum mark is required to get scholarship in cat? blue print and syllabus of cat 2020
CAT is the entrance examination for admission to Post Graduate Management Courses to as many as 20 IIMs and almost 1000 participating Institutions. So if you write CAT, you can apply for these Institutions to study MBA. And there is no minimum marks per se. Scholarships are offered by the Institutions in which you get admission in.
CAT is an online examination of 3 hours duration.The questions in the exam will be of MCQ and TITA type totaling 100 questions. MCQ are multiple choice questions, for which candidates get multiple answer choices. Each Question has 3 marks and a wrong answer takes away 1 mark. However Type in the Answer questions are exempted from Negative Marking.
CAT exam paper can be Categorised into 3 parts:
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
The Verbal Ability section and Reading Comprehension has 34 Questions, Data interpretation-Logical Reasoning section has 32 MCQ questions and Quantitative Ability has 34 MCQ questions totalling up to 100 questions. Each Question has 3 marks and a wrong answer takes away 1 mark.
Quantitative Aptitude covers almost 30% of the CAT question paper. QA can be categorised into Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Advanced Mathematics. Practise chapter by chapter and develop mental calculations. Like practise more of basic summation, subtraction, fractions and tables. Numbers, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio, Proportionality, Time-Distance, Time-Work, Mixtures, Averages, Partnership, Permutation and Combinations, Probability, Set Theory, Progression and Series, Line, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Polygon, Circles, Ares, Volume, Height and Distance, Coordinate Geometry, Basic Trigonometry are few important topics.
In Verbal Ability session, command on your English, Grammar, Vocabulary, Understanding of the given paragraph are of more importance. Reading English NewsPaper will also help you in your preparation.
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning needs to be practised as much as possible. Comparison of data, Data Analysis, taking clues, interpreting missing data, coming to conclusions and making future projections will be covered under this Category. The questions here are interlinked and so if you get one formula correct, cracking the next few questions will be easy. So it's important to memorise and practise formulae. You should cover topics like Data tables, Data Charts, Bar Diagrams, Pie Charts, Graphs, Data Comparison and Analysis.