CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2020 - Know Detailed Slot 2 CAT Exam Analysis 2020
CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2020 - CAT 2020 Slot - 2 has concluded. If you are one of the candidate’s who appeared for CAT 2020 in the second slot, then checking the CAT slot 2 analysis is a must. As per the new CAT 2020 exam pattern, the number of questions were 76 same as Slot -1. The DILR section was moderately tough as compared to slot - 1. the english seems to be easier section than the rest of the two sections.. Complete information related to the type of questions asked, related topics, difficulty level, ideal attempts as well as changes introduced in the paper pattern are provided under this article of CAT slot 2 analysis. The analysis provided in this article for CAT slot 2 is based on the expert’s opinion of those who appeared in the IIM entrance exam. CAT, this year was held in three shifts keeping in mind the safety of all staff and students. All candidates were strictly notified to follow safety measures before appearing in CAT 2020 slot 2 and wear masks all the time.
Latest Update: IIM Indore has released CAT final answer key on December 30 in online mode. Candidates can check CAT 2020 result in the second week of January 2021. Check CAT 2020 cutoff details here.
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Slot-wise CAT Analysis 2020 - Important Links
CAT Exam Pattern 2020 (Revised)
As per the information conveyed by CAT 2020 Convener, this year CAT question paper had certain changes with reference to time duration per section. Prior to this, candidates had a handful of 60 minutes per section, but this year CAT 2020 have only 40 minutes. However, the number of questions decreased as compared to last year from 100 to 76. In order to gauge their performance as per CAT slot 2 analysis 2020, candidates must once refer to the CAT 2020 exam pattern.
CAT Exam Pattern 2020:
Details ( CAT 2019)
Details ( CAT 2020)
Duration for all three sections
Section-wise time duration
100 (may be reduced to 60 to 70 questions)
CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2020
According to the CAT slot 2 analysis, CAT 2020 slot 2 has been conducted successfully on November 29 in the afternoon at 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Candidates can know the difficulty level of all three sections i.e. VARC, DILR and QA through this article of CAT slot 2 analysis 2020.
CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2020
As per CAT 2020 slot 2 analysis, the CAT question paper was divided into three sections with sectional time duration of 40 minutes each. No candidates can switch between sections, hence marking questions carefully within the time allotted becomes a great deal if not practised well in advance. For each correct answer, three marks will be given to candidates, whereas any wrong answer takes away -1. However, TITA questions do not have any negative marking, but candidates may end up devoting a good amount of time if not taken care off.
Section-Wise CAT 2020 Slot 2 Analysis
The exam was moderate to difficult in terms of difficulty level, according to the students who appeared for the CAT 2020 exam in slot 2. In contrast to other sections of the exam, the Quantitative Aptitude section was the hardest. The section on verbal ability was simple, but this section did not have any direct questions. In this section, there were 2 detailed passages. There were questions in this segment from Jumbled sentences. No questions were posed about synonyms and antonyms. There were questions in the Quantitative Aptitude section about time and distance. The DILR segment was mildly challenging and had 3 sets of 4 questions each. The segment on mathematics was mildly challenging. There were algorithm-based queries. There were 8 descriptive questions in the Quantitative Aptitude section; Multiple Choice Questions were the majority of the questions in the exam.
CAT 2020 Analysis: Slot 2
Number of Questions
Jumbled Sentence Rest
(6 questions of 2 sets and 4 questions of 3 sets)
Given below is section-wise exam analysis of CAT 2019 for slot 2.
CAT 2019 Slot 2 Analysis - Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Slot 2 witnessed both TITA and MCQs in CAT 2019. Let us have a look at the overall CAT slot 2 analysis 2020 of the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension section through the given table. Reading Comprehension passages were quite lengthy and consumed a good amount of time while the Verbal Ability questions were also on the difficult side.
CAT 2019 Analysis: CAT Slot 2 Analysis for VARC Section
No. of questions
Para-jumble (Odd Sentence out)
CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2019 - Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Last year in CAT 2019, this section of DILR had a total of 8 sets with 4 questions each. Four sets were from Data Interpretation and four of them were from Logical Reasoning. CAT slot 2 analysis 2020 for DILR section will be updated once the exam is conducted successfully.
CAT 2019 Analysis: CAT Slot 2 for DILR Section
Topics (8 sets)
Questions (4 each)
Currency Exchange and rate changes
Smartphones and market share
Easy to Moderate
Tickets to a show, old, young and middle-aged people
Interview Arrivals (Arrangement)
Set theory (3 games, Ludo, Kho-kho, Gilli Danda)
Box Diagram of 3 companies/products
CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2019 - QA
This section of CAT 2019 was considered moderately easier due to direct questions. Candidates were able to solve the questions in time. also In the arithmetic part, the questions were time taking.
CAT 2019 Analysis: CAT Slot 2 for QA Section
Geometry and Mensuration
CAT Cutoff 2020
Minimum marks required by candidates to be called upon for further selection rounds is called the CAT 2020 cutoff. For the year 2021, some of the IIMs have released their CAT cutoff that candidates need to secure in order to take part in selection rounds. At the time of calculating cutoffs, IIMs consider various factors such as difficulty level of CAT, previous year’s cutoff and related. By checking the CAT slot 2 analysis 2020, candidates will be able to gauge their performance and start preparation for selection rounds. CAT result 2020 will be available tentatively by the second week of January 2021.
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Questions related to CAT
Im stuck between 60 - 75 scores in cat mocks, what should I do in order to hit the 90s mark?
hope you are doing well and safe. As per your query , I would glad to inform you that score can be improved to 90 but for that you need to do quite hardwork and do self analysis on yours . Focus on the easy topics in which you are weak and work on them and upsolve all the mocks and dont redo the same mistakes . For sure you will hit 90 marks soon
Hope you found this answer informative. Best wishes for your future
i want admission on iim for that i had to clear CAT exam so i need full details about CAT course
CAT is not a course rather an entrance examination through which you can get into IIMs and many other B-schools.
Here's the complete detail about CAT
CAT i. e Common Admission Test is a national level entrance examination for admission in MBA/PGDM in B- Schools, including IIMs and several other prestigious B- Schools. It is conducted by IIMs themselves every year in rotation in online mode/computer based examination in English medium and it is accepted by 1100+ B-Schools.
>>>>>>>> Eligibility criteria
CAT eligibility criteria says that:
To be eligible for CAT ,
you need a Bachelor's/graduation degree in any discipline
you must have got at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent CGPA in your graduation . SC/ST/PH students need only at least 45 percentage in Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline to be eligible .
Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation are also eligible for CAT examination.
There is no age restriction to be eligible
It is not mandatory to have work experience to be eligible
For detailed information about eligibility go through
>>>>>>>> CAT examination pattern:-
CAT EXAMINATION PATTERN
Mode of examination
Online i. e Computer-Based Mode
Name of the Section
There are 3 sections :-
----------) VARC i. e Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
----------) DILR i. e Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
----------) Quantitative Aptitude
Types of questions asked
There are 2 types of questions in CAT
----------) mcqs &
----------) non - mcqs
---------) +3 marks for each correct answer
---------) -1 marks for each wrong answer in case of MCQs ,
---------) No negative marking is there for wrong answers in case of non-mcqs
You can get the complete examination pattern:-
>>>>>>>> How to prepare for CAT
Follow the below tips:-
********* First of all go through its syllabus and examination pattern so that you can prepare accordingly.
Your CAT examination has 3 sections :-
----------) VERBAL ABILITY AND READING COMPREHENSION ( VARC) :- Reading is the key to score good marks in VARC, you need to go through newspapers, articles, journals, etc so that you can improve your reading skills. While reading note down the new words and write their meanings to improve your vocabulary. You need to practice questions based on comprehension, para jumbles and inference.
>>>> Best books for VARC
Word Power made easy by Norman Lewis ( to improve your vocabulary)
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay
Mastering the Verbal Ability for CAT by Ajay Singh
----------)DATA INTERPRETATION AND LOGICAL REASONING (DILR) :- You need to practice topics like blood relations ,seating arrangements, syllogisms,Propositions, etc to have a good hold on this section. Unlike maths, there's no formula in DILR so practice is the key, the more you practice, the better you get.
>>>> Best books for DILR :-
How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT by Arun Sharma
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT by K. Sinha Nishit
----------)QUANTITATIVE ABILITY (QA) :- First clear your basics of maths, you need to go through topics like profit and loss, geometry, Arithmetic, number system, Time-Speed and Distance etc . Avoid the use of calculator so that you can do improve your calculation speed. For each topic, you can write down important fomulas and short tricks on a sheet of paper so that it's easy for you during revision.
>>>> Best best books you can follow for QA:-
How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Arun Sharma
Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Nishit K. Sinha
Quantitative Aptitude Quantum by Sarvesh K Verma
********* Make a time table, give more time to the subject you are weak at , for example if you are weak at Quantitive ability then give it more time.
********* Plan your studies, and set daily, weekly and monthly goals and meet them without any fail.
*********Solve previous year question papers of CAT :-it will let you know the examination pattern, type and difficulty level of questions, also concepts behind the question often gets repeated, so you should definitely solve year papers . You can get cat previous year question papers at https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/cat-question-papers
*********Once you are done with complete CAT syllabus then go through CAT mock test papers , it will let you know your preparation level and and weak areas so that you can work on them and perform well in your examination
For detailed information about how to prepare go through
can you please guide me where I star preparing for cat exam
A proper mindset and dedication is required to crack CAT entrance. You need to make a proper time table, a proper strategy. Understand the pattern of the exam, your capability, your strong and weak area/portion.
There are total 3 section in CAT exam -
- Verbal and reading comprehension (VARC)
- Data interpretation and logical reasoning (DI and LR)
- Quantitative analysis (QA)
Try to read a lot of vocabulary related books such as Word power made easy, or you can read any novels too, This will make your reading comprehension more strong in verbal section.
Read the newspaper everyday, this will make you aware about the current affairs.
Complete the basic concepts of quanta, you can start doing maths problem of 10th grade.
You can join any class for CAT exam, this will help you to make your doubts clear.
Start giving mock tests, as you know practice makes a man perfect. Try to practice a lot this will help in boost your confidence and your flow. Join the test series and stick to your schedule. Focus on smart learning.
Later on, test your accuracy and your preparation. Solve previous year papers, don't lose hope if you aren't scoring well in mock tests. Try to give your best.
Stay motivated and focused.
Hope this helps !
All the best for your bright future
from where most of questions comes in CAT exam
You have to be regular with your studies , be updated about current affairs, for making vocab string you should read newpaper , books.
regularity is the most important thing for crack the CAT.
every year questions are different so it is hard to predict.
i hope this information is helpful for you.
I am currently in my final year in the 5th semester of my college. my 6th and final semester will get over by July. can I give the cat exam then fir MBA admissions
Yes it is possible that student who is pursuing his last year in bachelor's degree can appear for Common Aptitude Test for MBA admission. However the candidate must have completed their bachelor's degree with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks for reserved categories.
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