CAT 2020 Question Paper PDF: The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a National Level entrance test for the management aspirants. Every year more than 2 lakhs students appear for CAT exam. With each year, the difficulty level increases.
CAT 2021 is the most awaited and anticipated MBA entrance exam in India. Understanding the CAT 2021 pattern and the questions is very important when you start preparing for CAT. The CAT exam will be held on the last Sunday in the month of November 2021 (November 28, 2021). The registrations for CAT 2021 has also started from 4th August 2021. The CAT exam helps aspirants to secure admission into the Top B School across India. This year the CAT exam is being conducted by IIM Ahmedabad.
CAT Exam Pattern 2021
It is important that the aspirants have a clear understanding of CAT exam pattern and CAT syllabus. The CAT exam consists of 3 sections Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Quantitative Aptitude (QA) and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR). The expected number of questions are given in the table below:
Expected No. of Questions
Note: The usual pattern until CAT 2019 was VARC- 34 questions, QA-34questions and DILR 32 questions
CAT Marking Scheme 2021
The marking scheme of CAT 2021 has not changed for some years. The total marks can either be 300 or 228 depending on the number of questions
Type of Question
|Correct Answer||Incorrect Answer|
|+3||No negative marks|
Note : There is no negative marking for questions which are not attempted by the candidate.
It is important to understand that questions in the CAT exam are covered from varied topics in all the 3 sections
CAT Syllabus 2021
It is important to understand the syllabus of CAT 2021 so that no topic is left uncovered. The sectional syllabus CAT based on the previous year trends is:
Para Jumbles (with and without options)
Odd One Out
Finding Units place and tens place of a number
HCF & LCM
Indices and Surds
Percentage and Average
Time and Work
Mixtures and Allegation
Ratio, Proportion and Variation
Profit, Loss and Discount
Pipe and Cistern
SI and CI
Time, Speed and Distance
Geometry and Mensuration
Lines and Angles
Functions and Groups
Maxima and Minima
Linear and Quadratic Equation
Inequalities and Modulus
Permutation and Combination
Routes and Network
Data Caselets - Reasoning Based DI
Order and Ranking
Games and Tournaments
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