Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 01 Dec, 2018 13:38 IST
CAT 2018 Question Paper will soon be available here now that the exam has been conducted on 25th November 2018. CAT is a popular entrance exam for pursuing MBA and PGDM courses from top management colleges in India. In case IIM Calcutta decides to release the CAT 2018 Answer Key, you can check the same here as it is published.
One of the highly recommended tips for the preparation is to practice CAT Previous Years’ Question Papers. Solving previous years’ question papers is considered a great way to understand the structure of the exam. The Common Admission Test (CAT) previous year question papers are available here on CollegeDekho. With the help of CAT last year question paper, test takers can get an insight into the nature of questions as well as the number of questions that could be asked in the exam. It also gives an understanding of the exam pattern and the weightage of every topic.
Click on the above-mentioned link – CAT 2017 Question Paper (Shift 1/2)
A new page will open asking for candidate's login detail. Fill in the credentials and click on 'Login' button.
After successful login, candidates will be redirected to a new PDF page with the CAT question paper.
Download the CAT question paper and start practicing.
One of the most prominent advantages of solving CAT previous years’ question papers is that it helps to know the exam pattern and structure of CAT. Candidates need not search references in order to check the exam pattern if they are into regular practicing of solving the previous years’ papers.
Solving the question papers will help candidates in keeping a check of the time taken to solve the entire paper. Candidates can also solve the paper section-wise to figure out the time taken in each section. This in a way will help candidates in improving time management for the main examination.
It will also help candidates in identifying their weak sections of CAT. Once the areas are identified, candidates can work on them and improve their performance. This in a way also helps in the identification of easy and quick sections that can be dealt first in the main paper.
Time management in terms of preparation can also be sorted out by solving the question papers of the past years, as it helps to find the strengths and weaknesses of the preparation and this in return helps to set the time for better preparation.
This magic trick can help candidates convert their weaknesses into their strengths. Tricky questions can be conquered once they are identified.
This is also the best way to build self-confidence and inner strength, which is required at the time of examination.
CAT 2018 preparation must be planned strategically as the level of competition in this examination is very high. One must be aware of the CAT 2018 Syllabus, so that they plan the preparation in a better way, keeping in mind the sections and sub-sections of the syllabus. Experts also advise making an effective timetable that can be followed without missing out any planned time slot. Once you know the entire syllabus, compile the best books and reference materials for CAT 2018 that will help you in studying the subjects of the syllabus.
The motive behind CAT 2018 preparation can only be achieved with rigorous practice and determination. Taking help from seniors and mentors is also recommended for the CAT 2018 aspirants. For this, you can also get enrolled in a good CAT coaching center near your place. Coaching centers are also a good source for acquiring previous years’ question papers of CAT.
Candidates can also explore the following options to boost their preparation for the upcoming CAT 2018 examination.