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Common Admission Test
Online | National Level Exam
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Q - What is online CAT? What is the difference between CBT & IBT?

A -

COMMON ADMISSION TEST (CAT) is a computer-based test (CBT) and not an Internet-based test (IBT). Instead of reading the questions in a paper booklet and darkening the ovals on the answer-sheet, a candidate will read the questions on a computer terminal and choose an answer by clicking on the correct option.

Counselling Process

Counselling Process after CAT
Counselling Process after CAT
Any candidate who is shortlisted for interviews by IIMs will have to comply with the eligibility criteria and verification that involves the following: Degree certificates & mark sheet ...

How to Prepare

Aspirants should focus on core quant topics and theory.  Try and finish all the topics in the next two months. Thereafter, do not touch new topics or comfortable areas. The chief strategy should be to attempt familiar questions and leave non-familiar/non-comfortable questions. Candidates should be able to decide this within 10 seconds.

Speed will be also very critical in the exam. Apart question learning to select a question, candidates should also to reject a question in less than 10 seconds.

Expect some calculation-heavy problems in QA & DI section. These questions are meant to be left alone if you are not very thorough with the concept. Give them a try only if they are not very close.

So focus on the areas of the different sections in CAT exams.

Logical reasoning is comparatively more difficult to solve than Quant and Data Interpretation in the exam. We can expect a similar pattern in this setion of the exam. Questions in LR can range from Decision Making to Verbal Logic.

Verbal ability section usually consists of grammar, reading comprehension. There’s no different strategy for VA section. Focus on basic grammar rules that you learnt during your school days. Candidates need to focus on an overall strategy while preparing for verbal sections, because most competitive exams have similar syllabus. Do lot of reading from various sources. Candidates need to focus on an overall strategy for MBA exams while preparing for verbal sections, because all the exams have similar syllabus.

However, it would be advisable for a student to work on his/her speed the exam. Some of the questions under Data Interpretation tend to be calculation intensive.

CAT 2017 Question Paper Format

questions 100
of Questions
duration 3.0 Hr
online Online
Exam Type
marks 300
Total Marks

CAT 2017 News and Updates

Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Placement Report 2017
February 23, 2017 04:22 PM

Faculty of Management Studies of University of Delhi or DU is one of the best B-Schools in the country which records 100% placements every year. FMS grants admission to the students as per CAT score. The institute offers assured placements to the students according to their choice and desirable ...Read more

IIM Rohtak to Begin CAP 2017 Process for 9 IIMs Soon
February 08, 2017 04:47 PM

Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak will soon begin the Common Admission Process (CAP 2017) for nine IIMs soon. CAP is regarded as the second stage of the selection process for admission to PGDM, PGPM and PGP programmes offered at nine new Indian Institutes of Management. The following ...Read more

IIM Raipur to Organise ‘Equinox 7.0' from January 27, 2017
January 24, 2017 05:49 PM

Indian Institute of Management, Raipur )IIM-R), in association with IDBI Bank, will organise a grand cultural fest and mega business conclave ‘Equinox 7.0' from January 27, 2017. A team of students organised flash mob in the city as a prelude to the main event. The flash mob was held ...Read more

IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak Announce Shortlisted Candidates for WAT-PI 2017 for Admission
January 23, 2017 11:21 PM

IIM Indore has declared the names of shortlisted candidates for WAT & PI for admission to Post Graduates Programme (PGP) 2017-19. Those candidates who have cleared their CAT exam with 90 percentile can check their status by visiting the official website of the insitute. As part of the second ...Read more

Infusion: Annual Fest of IIM Rohtak to Celebrate Entrepreneurial Spirit of Students
January 20, 2017 07:43 PM

Keeping its pace with the changing times, IIM Rohtak is all set to celebrate its annual fest - Infusion under the theme 'Beyond Conventions'. The students of the institute are inspired by the encouragement they are getting from the institute to nurture their entrepreneurial spirit. The ...Read more

CAT Contact Details

Address Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru, India Pin Code : 560 076
Phone no 080-2699 3388
Type National
Mode Online