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CAT 2021 Question Paper: CAT 2021 was conducted in three slots on November 28, 2021 (Sunday). CAT 2021 was conducted in an online mode and candidates had to attempt the questions within the duration of 2 hours. The CAT 2021 question paper was moderately difficulty and based along similar lines as 2020. Candidates looking for a slot-wise question paper for CAT 2021 can find it on this page.
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CAT 2021 Question Paper PDF
Here are the PDF links to download the CAT 2021 question paper -
|Slot||Question Paper PDF Link|
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|CAT 2022 Question Paper|
The question paper of CAT 2021 in Slot 1 had a total of 66 questions, unlike in 2020 when there were a total of 76 questions asked in the exam. In the section of Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), 24 questions were asked. 20 questions were asked in the section of Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Ability (QA) comprised 22 questions.
CAT 2021 Question Paper Pattern
This year, IIM Ahmedabad decreased the number of questions in the CAT 2021 question paper. The revised paper pattern of CAT 2021 was as follows.
|Section||No. of Questions||Time Limit|
CAT 2021 Question Paper: Section-wise Difficulty Level
|VARC||Easy to Moderate|
CAT 2021 Question Paper Analysis - Slot 1, 2 & 3
|Slot 1||CAT 2021 Slot 1 Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key|
|Slot 2||CAT 2021 Slot 2 Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key|
|Slot 3||CAT 2021 Slot 3 Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key|
CAT 2021 Section-wise Analysis
|DILR||CAT 2021 DILR Question Paper Analysis & Answer Key (Out)|
|QA||CAT 2021 QA Question Paper Analysis & Answer Key Out|
Each section of CAT 2021 is individually timed for 40 minutes. Students are not allowed to switch sections unless the time allotted to each section is over. The answer key as well as the CAT 2021 memory-based question paper can be downloaded from this page.
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