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CAT Question Papers 2021 - Download CAT Slot Wise Sample Papers, Previous Year Sample Question Papers With Solution PDF, Exam Pattern at iimcat.ac.in

CAT Question Papers 2021 - Solving the CAT question papers from the previous five years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020) is the most significant part of CAT exam planning. CAT question papers show you the test pattern, difficulty level, number and variety of questions, and more for the CAT 2021 exam. And More details about CAT Question Papers 2021 read this article below.

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CAT Question Papers 2021 - Download CAT Slot Wise Sample Papers, Previous Year Sample Question Papers With Solution PDF, Exam Pattern at iimcat.ac.in

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New Update on 19-05-2021: CAT Question Papers 2021 - Solving the previous five years' CAT question papers from 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 is the most significant part of CAT exam planning. The CAT question papers give you a good picture of the exam pattern, difficulty level, number and variety of questions, and more for the CAT 2021 exam. Solving CAT question papers 2021 and taking CAT mock tests prior to the main exam will help you prepare for CAT 2021. Not only that, but this activity also aids in the development of self-confidence, which is one of the most important qualities needed for success on the CAT. Candidates will quickly identify their positive and weak points. The CAT 2021 exam will most likely be held on November 28, 2021. Download previous years' CAT query papers 2020, 2019, 2018, and more by reading this blog.

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CAT 2020 Question Paper: Reading Comprehension (RC) topics

CAT 2020 Slot 1

CAT 2020 Slot 2

Migration of Northern Seals

Piracy in international trade

Anarchism

Investing in renewable energy technologies

Grammar/Vocabulary

A study of visualization

Currency of Tang Dynasty

Freudian models of aggression

Slot 3

CAT 2020 Slot 3

The need for economic literacy in the general population

Travel writing and feminism during colonial times

An analysis of human nature

Screen time and undercurrents of social class

CAT Exam Pattern 2021

CAT Question Papers 2021

important Details

Total number of questions

100 questions

76 Questions (54 MCQs and 22 Non-MCQs)

CAT exam mode

Computer-based-test (CBT)

Sections

  • VARC (26 questions) (34 questions)

  • DILR (24 questions) (32 questions)

  • QA (26 questions) (34 questions)

Total time duration

3 hours (180 Minutes)

2 Hours (120 Minutes)

Sectional time limit

60 minutes per section (Total 180 minutes)

  • 40 Minutes for Each Section (VARC, DILR, QA).

  • 53 Minutes 20 Seconds for PwD candidates for each section.

Marking scheme

  • +3 for every right attempt

  • -1 for every wrong attempt

  • No negative marking for non-MCQs

Total marks

300 marks

228 marks

What is the Exam Pattern of the CAT Exam 2021?

CAT follows the basic selection process to recruit eligible candidates. Candidates should prepare for the exam by referring to the CAT Exam pattern 2021. The question paper consists of three sections: Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning, Quantitative Ability, and verbal and reading comprehension. There will be 100 questions in total, and the time duration to complete the exam will be 180 minutes. The sessional duration is 1 hour. The question paper consists of both MCQs and non-MCQs.

S.No

Sections

Total Questions

Total Duration

Scores for each section

1

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)

100

3 hours

102

2

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)

96

3

Quantitative Ability (QA)

102

CAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Details

Total number of questions

76 Questions (54 MCQs and 22 Non-MCQs)

CAT exam mode

Computer-based-test (CBT)

Sections

  • VARC (26 questions)

  • DILR (24 questions)

  • QA (26 questions)

Total time duration

2 Hours (120 Minutes)

Sectional time limit

  • 40 Minutes for Each Section (VARC, DILR, QA).

  • 53 Minutes 20 Seconds for PwD candidates for each section.

Marking scheme

  • +3 for every right attempt

  • -1 for every wrong attempt

  • No negative marking for non-MCQs

Total marks

228 marks

What should one do before the CAT Exam 2021?

As we discussed earlier, candidates have to be attentive once the exam is scheduled. They have to concentrate more on their CAT exam preparation as CAT is a highly-competitive exam. Every year around 2-lakh students appear for the exam, and only a few will be eligible for further rounds of IIMs admission process. If you want to be the one amongst them, you have to put your full effort into CAT Exam Preparation. Here are a few things that one should follow before the exam,

  • Download CAT Notification 2021 and read all the information carefully
  • Check the test cities available for CAT Exam 2021.
  • Apply for CAT once the registration window becomes open
  • Fill in all the required fields without any error.
  • Upload a photocopy of your necessary documents, photograph, and signature if needed
  • Take a printout of the CAT application form 2021 for further use.
  • Refer to the CAT Exam pattern and syllabus
  • Prepare for the CAT Exam 2021 by referring to the syllabus and previous year papers.
  • Attend mock test before the exam
  • Download CAT admit card 2021 and take a printout of it.

How to download CAT 2021 Sample Paper?

After referring to the syllabus and exam pattern, it’s better to refer to the CAT Sample Paper 2021 as it helps in many ways to crack the exam effectively. Candidates who wanted to download the CAT Exam Sample paper can get the direct download links here. Follow the simple steps given below to download the CAT Sample Paper 2021 for free.

  • Visit this page to download CAT Sample Paper 2021
  • Click on the links provided below to download papers based on year-wise.
  • Download all the CAT Previous Year Papers PDF to your desktop
  • Refer to the previous papers before the exam
  • Solve the questions of the CAT Sample Paper 2021

CAT Exam Sample Paper 2020 Download PDF

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CAT 2018 Question Paper

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What is the Importance of CAT Sample Paper 2021?

Once students have completed their study, they can start solving the CAT Exam Sample Paper 2020. Solving previous year question papers help the students in various ways. They are as follows,

Know the type of questions

CAT Exam Sample Paper 2020 is prepared based on the latest CAT exam pattern and syllabus. Candidates who are referring CAT Exam Sample paper can understand the type of questions they will ask in the test.

Boosts your confidence level

CAT Model papers consist of questions from easy to difficulty level. Solving the CAT Exam Sample paper regularly will help to boost your confidence level.

Time Management

Time management is crucial during the CAT exam. It seems that the CAT Exam difficulty level has been increased, so it’s time to practice sample papers regularly. Solve CAT model papers daily to manage your time efficiently during the exam.

Self-Assessment

Solving model papers can help students recognize their strong and weak areas. Candidates can easily find their weak areas and start preparing those sections effectively.

Revision

CAT Exam Sample paper can help students to brush up their knowledge before the main exam. It’s like a mock test before the exam.

Marking Scheme

Solving Sample papers help students to know the marking pattern of the questions and as well as it helps to manage their time during the exam. These are some of the reasons why one should refer to the CAT Exam Sample Paper before the exam.

Some Important Tips for CAT Exam Preparation

Candidates who appear for CAT Exam are advised to refer to the exam pattern, syllabus, sample papers before the exam. Here are some of the important points to keep in mind before start solving the CAT Exam Sample paper.

  • CAT Exam takers are advised to solve CAT model papers as much as they can daily.
  • Take a note of the question that you have failed to solve so that you can find where and why you are lagging.
  • After referring to the CAT Exam Sample paper, attend a mock test, and evaluate your scores.
  • Organize a group study with your friends and ask doubts if the concepts are not clear to you.
  • Don’t guess the answer as there will be a -1 mark for each wrong answer in the MCQs section.
  • Take a note of essential formulas to remember during the revision.
  • Be patient and avoid silly mistakes.
  • Take rest and eat well.

These are some simple tips that one should follow before the CAT exam.

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Sample Papers 2021 - FAQ

1. Is CAT 2020 Sample Papers available in Fresherslive?

Yes, CAT Sample Papers 2020 available here and You can download all CAT Model Papers in PDF Form.

2. Do questions repeat in CAT exam?  

Solve previous year's papers: Going through the previous years' question papers helps a lot, all CAT toppers say. "I appeared for CAT twice and found many questions from previous years get repeated. Since 2008, CAT was a pencil-paper test. If students spend more time solving these questions, they will do well in CAT.

3. For whom are Question Papers of CAT 2021?  

Candidates who want to seek admission in the IIMs, as well as other top B-schools which accept the CAT score, must solve the CAT question papers. Moreover, it is stated that the Common Admission Test is one of the toughest management exams. Hence, those candidates who solve these question papers with all seriousness, they can crack other management entrance exams with ease also.

4. What is the medium of CAT question paper?

The medium of the CAT question paper is English

5. What is the mode of CAT exam?

CAT is conducted as a computer-based-test.

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