CAT Sample Paper 2018

CAT Sample PaperCAT Sample Paper 2018 – To ace the country’s most competitive exam, management aspirants must prepare by solving CAT sample papers regularly. CAT 2018 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. IIM Calcutta will conduct CAT on November 25, Sunday in online mode. To help the management aspirants who are planning to appear for CAT 2018, Careers360 brings to you CAT 2018 sample paper, how to download etc.

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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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  • Click here to download CAT Sample Paper

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 started from August 8 and will continue until September 19. 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) on November 25. IIM Calcutta is the conducting body this year and Prof. Sumanta Basu is the exam convener.

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I didnt self attest my obc certificate in cat application form, will that be a problem?

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If i resgister CAT then next year should i have to register again?

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Yes seperately registration shakl be required for CAT 2019. As of now, registration is for CAT 2018 attempt which takes place once a year fpr admission to college sin 2019 year. Application form is ...Read More
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chaitanya rao 10 hours ago

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By any other exams or entrance tests other then CAT , can I do MBA?

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Dear Chaitanya,Yes, there are other management entrance exams too for admission to MBA. Entrance exams like-XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)-  It is a national level management aptitude test. It is a Q...Read More
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My neet ug score is 508 and AIR-18596 and state (UP) rank is 2454 (obc cat rank-7100) what are the chances to get govt seat through mop up?

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There are chances as you have a reasonable rank and even in addition to it you have the reservation for which you will have scope to get admission for MBBS.

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Hlo sir. I am given b.com exam but i have no clear my 1st year paper. Can i give cat exam.

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Nikhil Sharma 6 hours ago

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HiiHiiYou can't apply for CAT Exam now. You can apply for CAT in your last year of Graduation.You must fulfil any one of the following conditions in order to be eligible for the exam:Bachelor’s Degr...Read More