CAT Sample Paper 2018

CAT Sample PaperCAT Sample Paper 2018 – IIM Calcutta will conduct CAT 2018 on November 25, Sunday in online mode. The official notification for the exam will be released in July/August 2018. To ace the country’s most competitive exam, management aspirants must prepare by solving CAT sample papers regularly. IIM Calcutta will also release the official CAT mock test and exam tutorial. CAT sample paper / question paper will allow the candidates to understand the complete exam pattern / exam structure, marking scheme and more. The questions in the sample paper of CAT may not align with the difficulty level of the exam but it will certainly help the candidates get an overall idea of the exam. To help the management aspirants who are planning to appear for CAT 2018, Careers360

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Before downloading the sample paper, knowing the CAT exam pattern is important for the candidates. The exam pattern remains more or less same every year. The number of questions in each section may change. Let’s have a look at the last year’s exam pattern to get an idea about the same.

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CAT Exam Pattern

Section

No. of Questions

Duration (Mins)

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)

34

60

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

32

60

Quantitative Ability

34

60

Total

100

180

Every section has both MCQs and Non-MCQs. However, the majority of questions are multiple choice questions (MCQs). The questions without options are called non-MCQs and the candidates would have to write the answer in the space provided.

As per the CAT marking scheme, each question carries four marks and there is negative marking of one mark for each wrong answer. There is no negative marking scheme for unattempted questions and non-MCQs.

It’s time to download and solve the sample paper of CAT 2018. Here is the step by step process to download CAT 2018 sample paper.

 

How to Download CAT Sample Paper

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Solve CAT Sample Paper

After downloading the CAT Question Paper / Sample Paper, candidates are required to solve it in a time-bound manner to know where they stand in terms of preparation. Time management is the key to success in CAT exam. Analysing the performance in CAT mock test / 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.

Before solving the CAT sample paper or question paper, candidates must ensure that they know the entire CAT syllabus. The exam pattern is likely to be same as last year.

The application process of CAT 2018 is likely to start in the month of August. Candidates would need to register first for the exam to fill the application form of CAT 2018. CAT 2018 will be conducted in online mode (computer-based). IIM Calcutta is the conducting body this year and Prof. Sumanta Basu is the exam convener.

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How to prepare CAT exam without coaching?

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I SECURED CRM 175955 SC CAT RANK 8908 HOME STATE - UTTAR PRADESH , WHICH GOVT COLLEGE I CAN GET...

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raaja jahnavi 10 hours ago

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hi nikhil ,

thank you for approaching us . sorry to say , but with the rank you have got you have verrryyy less chances of getting a seat in a government college.

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Kanupriya Yadav 12 hours ago

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My score is 407 and BCB cat what are my chances of getting seat in private medical cllg of haryana(domicile)?be it in management quota...?

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Kajol 12 hours ago

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Hello Yes you might get a management quota seat with these marks but it depends upon the availability of seats. The cutoff for Haryana state is usually high so the competition level increases graduall...Read More
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Kanupriya Yadav 12 hours ago

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My AIR in neet is 72220 & I belong to OBC category & bcb cat in Haryana my obc rnk is 29k so will I get admsn in prvt med college haryana?

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Du San 13 hours ago

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Sir for 317 marks OBC cat female student is there any chance to get MBBS in mop up round in A-category based on last year seat allotment

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Hey,
To be honest there's almost no chance to get college at this marks. OBC category has only 10-15 marks less cutoff than open category! Better luck next time
I hope you got your answer
Thanks