CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis: Review, Difficulty Level Questions Asked, Good Attempts, Expected Cut Off

By BYJU'S CAT|Updated : November 29th, 2022

CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis was conducted by BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts on 27th November. The CAT 2022 Exam was successfully conducted by IIM Bangalore in three slots.

As per CAT Analysis 2022, the overall difficulty level of CAT 2022 Slot 3 was Moderate, similar to the slot 1 and 2 exams. In the following CAT Exam Analysis 2022 Slot 3 article, we will be sharing the exam highlights, exam pattern, questions asked, section-wise review, difficulty level, expected cut-off scores, and good attempts for the IIMs.

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CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis was conducted by BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts on 27th November. The CAT 2022 Exam was successfully conducted by IIM Bangalore in three slots.

As per CAT Analysis 2022, the overall difficulty level of CAT 2022 Slot 3 was Moderate, similar to the slot 1 and 2 exams. In the following CAT Exam Analysis 2022 Slot 3 article, we will be sharing the exam highlights, exam pattern, questions asked, section-wise review, difficulty level, expected cut-off scores, and good attempts for the IIMs.

CAT Exam Analysis 2022 Slot 3: Important Highlights

The CAT Analysis 2022 was conducted by the BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts. Candidates can check the highlights of the CAT 2022 Slot 3 exam given below:

  • Total number of questions: 66
  • The overall difficulty of the Slot 3 was Moderate
  • DILR Section was moderately difficult
  • TITA questions in QA were lenghthy

CAT 2022 Question Paper Pattern Slot 3

The CAT 2022  exam consisted of three sections (40 minutes each) and was conducted in three sessions. As per the CAT Exam Analysis 2022, the section-wise breakup is as follows.

Section

Number of Questions

Number of

MCQ Questions

TITA

VARC

24

21

3

DILR

20

14

6

QA

22

14

8

Total

66

49

17

Note: The Marking Scheme is given below:

  • +3 marks for every correct answer
  • -1 mark for every incorrect answer
  • 0 marks for un-attempted questions

CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis - Difficulty Level

The overall difficulty level of CAT 2022 Slot 3 was Moderate. As per CAT Exam Analysis 2022 given by our Experts, the section-wise difficulty is given below:

Section

Difficulty

Level

VARC

Moderate

DILR

Moderate

QA

Moderate

Overall

Moderate

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Section-Wise CAT Exam Analysis 2022 Slot 3

Candidates can check the table given below to know the section-wise CAT 2022 Analysis for VARC, QA and DILR.

CAT Analysis 2022 for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)

As per CAT Exam Analysis 2022, the overall difficulty level of the VARC section of Slot 3 exam was Moderate. RC was easy to read with tricky options. Verbal Ability had 16 questions on RCs and 8 VA Questions, similar to that of Slot 1 and Slot 2. Candidates can check the VA section difficulty level given below:

 Verbal Ability
(8 Questions)

Passages

Easy

Moderate

Difficult

Total

Para Summary

-

2

1

3

Para Completion

1

1

-

2

Para Jumbles

-

3

-

3

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CAT Exam Analysis 2022 for Quantitative Ability (QA)

As per CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis, the QA section had a difficulty level of Moderate. This section was dominated by questions from Arithmetic and Algebra. Following is the topic-wise breakup of the questions of CAT 2022.

Section

Topic

No. of Questions

Doable

Quantitative Ability

Number System

1

0

Algebra

9

5

Arithmetic

8

4

Geometry & Mensuration

4

1

A comparative analysis of the QA section of 3 Slots of CAT 2022 

Slot 1​

Slot 2​

Slot 3

Topic​

No. of

Questions​

Doable​

Topic​

No. of

Questions​

Doable​

Topic​

No. of

Questions​

Doable​

Number System​

1

Difficult

Number System​

3

Difficult

Number System

1

0

Algebra​

7

Tricky

Algebra​

5

Moderate- Difficult

Algebra

9

5

Arithmetic​

9

All but 2 doable

Arithmetic​

8

Easy- Moderate

Arithmetic

8

4

Modern Math​

2

1 Easy, 1  Difficult

Modern Math​

3

Moderate

Modern Math

0

0

Geometry and Mensuration​

3

Easy

Geometry and Mensuration​

3

Easy - Moderate

Geometry & Mensuration

4

1

CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis for Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)

As per CAT Exam Analysis 2022, the overall difficulty level of the DILR section was moderate. In DILR, there were 4 sets of 5 questions each. Note the table below to have an idea of the topic-wise distribution of this section.

Section

Topic

No. of Questions

Doable

Data Interpretation

&

Logical Reasoning

Bar Graph

5

Easy- Moderate

Unconventional Games (Number Arrangement)

5

Moderate

Matrix and Grid

5

Moderate

Venn Diagram

5

Moderate - Difficult

CAT Exam Analysis 2022: Good Attempts/Score Slot 3

Check the good attempts for all three sections in slot 3, as per CAT Analysis 2022, in the table given below:

Section

Net Correct for 99%ile

VARC

38-40

DILR

31-33

QA

31-33

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FAQs on CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis

  • The total number of questions was 66 in Slot 3 of CAT 2022 exam.

  • The expected raw score for CAT 2022 to get a call from top B schools is given in the CAT 2022 Slot 3 analysis. The candidates can refer to them in the given article.

  • The difficulty level of the CAT 2022 exam was Moderate. As per the previous year CAT Exam Analysis, the overall difficulty level of Slot 3 exam was moderate.

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