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COMMON ADMISSION TESTfor IIMs (CAT) Exam Pattern

There is no fixed pattern for exam . The exam pattern keeps changing every year. 


Test Duration and Pattern CAT 2016

  • Duration of the examination has been increased to 180 minutes from the existing limit of 170 minutes.
  • Quantitative Aptitude (QA) and Verbal And Reading Comprehension (VRC)  will consist of 34 questions each and Data Interpretation And Logical Reasoning (DILR) will have 32 questions .
  • Some questions in each section may not be of multiple choice type.
    Instead, direct answers are to be typed on the screen.
  • Facility for the first time given to use of basic on-screen calculator for computation
  • Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they cannot switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.
  • Tutorial to understand the format of the examination will be available on the CAT website from 18th October 2016

Test Duration & Pattern (CAT 2016)

Section

No. of Questions

Duration

1.

 Quantitative Ability

34

3 hrs.

2.

 Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

32

3.Verbal And Reading Comprehension

 34

 

           Total

100

3 hrs.

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For questions other than MCQs, 3 marks are assigned for ‘correct answer’ and no marks for ‘wrong or no attempt’.
The scoring scheme for multiple-choice questions is as follows:
Each correct answer is awarded 3 marks.
An incorrect answer fetches -1.
No marks are given or deducted for un-attempted questions.

You must answer the sections in a pre-specified order and this order will remain same for all the candidates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Exam Type CAT 2010 Pattern - Objective
Question Type

Multiple choice with five options. Choose one correct option

Subjects  No. of Questions  Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 20 Not Exactly Known - Should be 60 marks for each section
Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency 20
English 20
Total Questions 60
Maximum Marks 180
Marks for each Correct Answer 3
Negative Marks for Incorrect Answer -1
Marks for questions not attempted Nil
Total Time for Exam (in minutes) 135 minutes

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