- CAT 2021 Shift 1 Memory-based Question Paper
- CAT 2021 Shift 2 Memory-based Question Paper
- CAT 2021 Shift 3 Memory-based Question Paper
- CAT 2021 Question Paper Pattern
- CAT 2021 Question Paper: Section-wise Difficulty Level
- CAT 2021 Question Paper Analysis - Slot 1, 2 & 3
- CAT 2021 Section-wise Analysis- Check Here
- CAT 2021 Answer Key
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CAT 2021 was conducted in three slots on November 28, 2021 (Sunday). CAT 2021 was conducted in an online mode and candidates will have to attempt the questions within the duration of 2 hours. The CAT 2021 question paper was moderately difficulty this year and based along similar lines as last year. Candidates looking for a slot-wise memory-based question paper for CAT 2021 can find it on this page.
This year, the question paper of CAT 2021 in Slot 1 had a total of 66 questions, unlike last year 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.
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.
CAT 2021 Shift 1 Memory-based Question Paper
The forenoon shift or Shift 1 of CAT 2021 was held from 08:30 AM to 10:30 AM. You can download the PDF of the memory-based question paper by clicking on the link below -
CAT 2021 Shift 2 Memory-based Question Paper
Shift 2 of CAT 2021 also known as the afternoon slot was held from 12:30 PM to 02:30 PM. The memory-based question paper for CAT 2021 Shift 2 is now available.
CAT 2021 Shift 2 Question Paper PDF - updated
CAT 2021 Shift 3 Memory-based Question Paper
Shift 3 of CAT 2021 was in the evening slot, i.e. from 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM. The reporting deadline for the same is 04:15 AM. Candidates can download the PDF of the CAT 2021 memory-based question paper for Shift 3 here.
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 (Out)|
|Slot 2||CAT 2021 Slot 2 Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key (Out)|
|Slot 3||CAT 2021 Slot 3 Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key|
CAT 2021 Section-wise Analysis- Check Here
|VARC||CAT 2021 VARC Question Paper Analysis & Answer Key (Slot 1) Out|
|DILR||CAT 2021 DILR Question Paper Analysis & Answer Key (Out)|
|QA||CAT 2021 QA Question Paper Analysis & Answer Key Out|
|CAT 2021 Rank Predictor|
CAT 2021 Answer Key
The information and details regarding the response sheet and answer key of CAT 2021 have been provided in the following links: