CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2019
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CAT Slot 2 Analysis 2019 - Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode conducted CAT 2019 slot 2 on November 24, from 2.30 PM to 5.30 PM. The CAT slot 2 analysis garnered from the students and experts is now available on this page. The question paper of slot 2 had mixed reactions from the students with some finding it easy but lengthy but many finding it moderately difficult and lengthy. Most students found questions on quantitative ability to be easy as compared to the past years. Verbal ability and reading comprehension was moderately difficult and perceived lengthy too. The exam went smoothly at all centres as per reports. CAT 2019 slot 2 analysis in general was found to be difficult and questions were logic based. As per the CAT slot 2 analysis 2019, students from engineering and science backgrounds seemed to find the overall paper easy as compared to the others. Experts suggest that questions in Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) section were moderate to tough and levelled the field for students not from science or engineering backgrounds. Careers360 presents the section-wise detailed CAT slot 2 analysis 2019 from various sources to allow candidates and other aspirants an idea of the exam and its difficulty levels. Factors like difficulty level of the sections, ideal attempts for each section, changes introduced and ambiguous questions asked in CAT have been dealt in the slot 2 analysis of CAT 2019 given below.
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Here is the exam structure of CAT 2019 Slot 2.


CAT slot 2 analysis - exam structure

Section

No. of Questions

No. of non-MCQ

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension

34

7

Easy-moderate

28+

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

32

8

Moderate to Difficult

16+

Quantitative Ability

34

12

Difficult

15+

Total

100

27

Moderate-Difficult

60+


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CAT 2019 Slot 2 Analysis – Section-wise


Let’s take a look at the CAT section-wise analysis for slot 2.


CAT 2019 Slot 2 Analysis - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension


The VARC section of second slot was similar to that of the first slot. As per the experts, most of the questions related to VA supposedly to be difficult. Candidates sttaed that the comprehension passages were lengthy.

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CAT Slot 2 Analysis - Topic wise question distribution of VARC

Area

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

(24 Questions)

Reading Comprehension

24

Easy

Verbal Ability

(10 Questions)

Para-jumble

4

Moderate

Summary

3

Difficult

Para-jumble (Odd sentense out)

3

Difficult


CAT 2019 Slot 2 Analysis - Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning


As per the students reaction analysis of CAT slot 2, the DI & LR section difficult. Let's have the topic-wise analysis of the section.


CAT Slot 2 Analysis - Topic wise question distribution of DILR

TopicNo. of QuestionsEasily DoableDifficulty Level
Box Diagram of 3 companies/products41-2Moderate
Currency Exchange and rate changes42-3Easy
Smartphones and market share44Easy
Coding (Alphabet/digits)42-3Easy-Moderate
Institute Accreditation42-3Moderate
Tickets to a show, old, young and middle-aged people42-3Easy
Interview Arrivals (Arrangement)43-4Easy
Set theory (3 games, Ludo, Kho-kho, Gilli Danda)42Moderate


CAT 2019 Slot 2 Analysis - Quantitative Ability


The QA section of CAT 2019 slot 2 can be was termed as moderately easy. there were direct questions in the quantitative ability section. As compared to last year, quantitative section was easy. Normally the engineering students find this section easy as compared to those who are from the non-engineering background.


CAT Slot 2 Analysis - Topic wise question distribution of DILR

TopicNo. of QuestionsEasily DoableDifficulty Level
Arithmetic13-148-9Difficult
Algebra8-94-5Difficult
Geometry and Mensuration73-4Moderate-Difficult
Modern Math31-2Moderate-Difficult
Number System21Moderate-Difficult


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An overall score of 150-155 or above should be enough to secure 99 percentile. Around 2 lakh applicants appeared for CAT this year out of around 2.44 lakh registrations. The result of CAT 2019 is likely to be announced on January 4, 2020.

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