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CAT 2021 exam day analysis

After CAT 2021 on November 28, 2021, a detailed exam analysis will be published covering CAT 2021 Paper Pattern, Difficulty Level, Good Attempts & Predicted Cut-off.

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CAT 2021 Expected Exam Pattern

Section Number of Questions Sectional Time
VARC 26 40 Min
DILR 24 40 Min
QA < 26 40 Min
Total < 76 120 Min

CAT 2021 Marking Scheme

  • Every correct answer carries 3 marks
  • Every wrong answer carries -1
  • Negative marking does not apply to non-MCQs or TITA (type in the answer) questions
  • The order of attempting the sections is predetermined
  • Sections start with VARC, followed by DILR, and end with QA

CAT 2021 Expected Cut-of

  • The Top IIMs as well as colleges like FMS and ISB Hyderabad require a CAT Score of over 99%ile to get a call for the interview rounds
  • New IIMs like IIM Udaipur, IIM Trichy, etc. all have a CAT Cut-off of 90-95%ile for an interview call
  • Baby IIMs have similar CAT Cut-offs as in the New IIMs but some can dip to 85%ile for the candidate with the right profile.
  • Tier 2 and Tier 3 Colleges can have CAT Scores and CAT Cut Offs of anywhere between 50 and 80%ile.

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