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CAT Question Paper 2022 (Slot 1, 2, 3): Memory-based Questions with Solutions PDF Download

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: December 01, 2022 04:05 pm IST
CAT 2022 was organised on November 27 by IIM Bangalore. The candidates can check the memory-based CAT Question Paper 2022 and download the PDF of official solutions.
CAT Question Paper 2022 (Slot 1, 2, 3): Memory-based Questions with Solutions PDF Download

CAT Question Paper 2022: IIM Bangalore organised CAT 2022 today in three slots. The timings of the first slot were 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Slot 2 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM and Slot 3 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. After each slot of CAT 2022, the candidates will be able to check the memory-based questions, i.e., questions asked in the exam (slot-wise) here. Basis the responses submitted by test takers, the memory-based questions of CAT 2022 are compiled and provided to the candidates. The candidates can estimate their performance by checking the answers.

CAT 2022 Question Paper: Link to Submit Memory-based Questions

The test takers of CAT 2022 can submit the memory-based questions, i.e., the questions that they remember from the exam through the Google Form link provided below. The candidates must note that no personal details are required to submit the questions.
Click Here to Submit Questions that You Remember

CAT Slot 1 Question Paper 2022 With Solutions

The Slot 1 exam of CAT 2022 has concluded at 10:30 AM, and the memory-based questions will soon be available. The PDF of the Slot 1 CAT 2022 question will also be updated here.
CAT Slot 1 Question Paper 2022 (Available)

CAT Slot 2 Question Paper 2022 With Solutions

The Slot 2 exam of CAT 2022 has concluded at 2:30 PM, and the memory-based questions will soon be available for the same. The PDF of the Slot 2 CAT 2022 question paper will also be released here.
CAT Slot 2 Question Paper 2022 (Available)

CAT Slot 3 Question Paper 2022 With Solutions

The Slot 3 exam of CAT 2022 has been concluded at 6:30 PM, and the memory-based questions have been provided for the same. The Slot 3 CAT 2022 question paper PDF has also been provided here.
CAT Slot 3 Question Paper 2022 (Available)

Apart from the CAT Question Paper 2022, the candidates can check the detailed exam analysis of each slot along with the details on the total number of questions and topic-wise weightage. 

CAT Question Paper Analysis 2022 (Slot-wise)

The CAT question paper analysis 2022 for Slots 1, 2, and 3 are available now since the CAT exam is concluded. You can check the difficulty level, the total number of questions, the number of good attempts, and the weightage given to different topics.

CAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis for Slot 1 (Available)
CAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis for Slot 2 (Available)
CAT 2022 Question Paper Analysis for Slot 3 (Available)

CAT Exam 2022: Major Highlights, Student Reactions

Now that Slots 1, 2, and 3 of the CAT exam 2022 have been concluded, you can check the major highlights and student reactions here. 

Check CAT 2022 Slot 1 Major Highlights & Student Reactions
Check CAT 2022 Slot 2 Major Highlights & Student Reactions

Meanwhile, the CAT 2022 Answer Keyis expectedin the first week of December 2022. The CAT Result 2022 is expected in the second week of January 2023. Test takers may also take a look at the CAT Cutoff 2022 for IIMs to know their eligibility for further admission rounds into these top management institutes.

The candidates can keep checking the LIVE Blog below to stay updated with the memory-based questions, slot-wise question paper analysis, and much more.

CAT Question Paper 2022 LIVE Updates

  • Nov 27, 2022 11:00 PM IST

    CAT Official Answer Key 2022

    The CAT 2022 Answer Key Date will most likely be out in the first week of December 2022. Keep a watch on CAT 2022 official website for further updates!
     

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:00 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Slot 3: VARC Questions

    The VARC section of CAT 2022 slot 3 consisted of inference-based verbal questions and 'If True' questions. Topics for RC passages included Human Automation/Technology, Indian History, Philosophy, Reorganisation / Crime Rate, etc.

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:45 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Slot 3: Ideal Raw Score

    According to the CAT 2022 Slot 3 exam analysis by experts, a raw score of 97-101 will fetch students a 99 percentile in CAT 2022. Expected sectional raw scores for the same are as follows:

    • VARC: 40-42
    • DILR: 30-32
    • QA: 34-36

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:30 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: QA Reactions for Slot 3

    The QA section was the toughest for slot 3, following the same trend as slot 2. Similar to slot 1, the majority of questions in Slot 3 QA section were Arithmetic related.

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:15 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: DILR Reactions for Slot 3

    The DILR section for CAT 2022 Slot 3 was difficult according to many test takers. Questions on Games and Tournaments, Bar Graphs, etc. were included in this section.

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:00 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: VARC Reactions for Slot 3

    According to students, VARC section for Slot 3 was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty. Inference-based RC passages were included in this section.

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:45 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Slot 3 Student Review

    According to various CAT 2022 slot 3 test takers, the overall difficulty of the question paper was moderate to difficult.

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:30 PM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Slot 3 Concludes

    The CAT 2022 slot 3 has been concluded at 6:30 PM. The conclusion of CAT exam slot 3, marks the end of CAT for the year 2022. Major highlights and student reactions will be available soon. Stay tuned for all the latest updates on CAT 2022.

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Degree Certificate Submission Deadlines

    The qualifying degree/equivalent mark sheet and the certificate must be submitted by December 31, 2023. Candidates will automatically lose their admission if they do not submit their paperwork by the stipulated deadline. The provisional admission will also be revoked if incorrect certificates are provided.

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:00 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Slot 3: Answer Key

    Once the CAT 2022 slot 3 is concluded, various coaching institutes and CAT experts will release the unofficial answer key for the slot 3 question paper. Candidates can check this answer key to analyze their performance and estimate their percentile scores.

  • Nov 27, 2022 05:45 PM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Official Answer Key

    After the CAT exam is concluded today, IIM Bangalore will release the official CAT answer key on the official website - iimcat.ac.in. Candidates can expect the CAT answer key to release in the first week of December 2022.

  • Nov 27, 2022 05:30 PM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Marks vs Percentile

    As the CAT exam 2022 comes to an end, candidates will be curious about their performance, rank, and percentile score. Candidates will be able to estimate their percentile scores using their raw scores and CAT paper analysis which will be available here once the exam concludes.

  • Nov 27, 2022 05:15 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Slot 3

    Major highlights and insights on the CAT 2022 slot 3 question paper will be available once the exam concludes at 6:30 PM. Watch out for the detailed question paper analysis right here!

  • Nov 27, 2022 05:00 PM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Tip for Slot 3

    An important piece of advice for CAT 2022 slot 3 students is to avoid panicking. The VARC section is manageable and 2 sets of DILR are easy whereas the other 2 sets are doable. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 04:45 PM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Slot 3 Begins

    The CAT 2022 Slot 3 commenced at 4:30 PM today, November 27. This will be the final slot for the CAT exam this year. Stay tuned for student reactions and major highlights of CAT 2022 slot 3.

  • Nov 27, 2022 04:30 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Slot 2: QA Questions

    Most of the test takers from CAT 2022 slot 2 suggested that the QA section was the toughest of all three. Algebra was the dominant topic in the QA section of the slot 2 question paper.

  • Nov 27, 2022 04:15 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022 Slot 2: DILR Questions

    The DILR section of the CAT 2022 slot 2 question paper was moderately difficult according to popular opinion. There were 2 sets consisting of 4 questions and another 2 sets consisting of 6 questions.

  • Nov 27, 2022 04:00 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Slot 2: VARC Questions

    According to students, the VARC section of CAT 2022 slot 2 consisted of paracompletion questions (sentence fillers) instead of odd-one-out questions. RC questions included 1 question about Octopuses, 1 music-based question, and 1 philosophy-related question.

  • Nov 27, 2022 03:45 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Slot 2: Ideal Attempts

    For CAT 2022 slot 2 question paper, the ideal number of attempts was 11 for the VARC section, 11 for the DILR section, and 11 for the QA section. The overall number of attempts ranges from 45-48

  • Nov 27, 2022 03:30 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: QA Reactions for Slot 2

    The QA section for CAT 2022 Slot 2 question paper was the toughest according to many students. The majority of the questions were from Algebra.

  • Nov 27, 2022 03:15 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: DILR Reactions for Slot 2

    The DILR section had mixed opinions. Some students found this section to be tough, whereas other students found it moderate. DI portion of this section was easier than LR.

  • Nov 27, 2022 03:00 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: VARC Reactions for Slot 2

    According to students, the VARC section was lengthy but doable. Odd-one-out questions were missing whereas fills up were present, similar to that of the Slot 1 question paper.

  • Nov 27, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Slot 2 Student Review

    According to a CAT 2022 slot 2 test taker, the overall difficulty level of the question paper was moderate.

  • Nov 27, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Slot 2 Concludes

    The CAT exam 2022 for slot 2 has concluded at 2:30 PM. Major highlights along with student reactions will be available soon. Stay tuned for all the latest updates.

  • Nov 27, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    CAT 2022: Ideal Raw Score

    According the exam analysis for CAT 2022 slot 1, candidates need a raw score of 98-99 in order to fetch a 99 percentile in CAT 2022.

  • Nov 27, 2022 02:00 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Difficulty: Slot 1 Trend

    The difficulty level of CAT Slot 2 and Slot 3 is expected to follow a similar trend to that of Slot 1. The VARC and QA sections are expected to be easy to moderate. However, the DILR section is expected to be difficult.

  • Nov 27, 2022 01:45 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Slot 1: Ideal Attempts

    According to the exam analysis for CAT 2022 slot 1, candidates are required to attempt 40-49 questions in the CAT 2022 slot 1 paper for a 99 percentile score.

  • Nov 27, 2022 01:30 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Exam Day Mistakes You Must Avoid

    With the 1st slot over and the 2nd slot underway, aspirants who are preparing for the 3rd slot must avoid the following mistakes on CAT 2022 examination day:

    • Showing Up Late
    • Carrying Electronic Items
    • Not Following Dress Code
    • Not Getting Necessary Documents
    • Not Completing Biometric Verification Process
    • Not Reading Instructions Displayed on Screen
    • Not Reading Questions Properly

  • Nov 27, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    CAT Exam Analysis 2022 by Coaching Institutes

    Many top coaching institutes for CAT such as Hitbullseye and Career Launcher have released their exam analysis as per initial reactions from students.  

  • Nov 27, 2022 01:05 PM IST

    CAT Exam Analysis 2022 for Slot 2

    Once the CAT 2022 exam Slot 2 is over, we will give you a detailed analysis of the same. The analysis will include student reviews, good attempts, total number of sections and type of questions.

  • Nov 27, 2022 12:55 PM IST

    CAT Percentile Predictor 2022

    If you appeared for CAT exam 2022 in Slot 1, you can use our CAT Percentile Predictor 2022 tool to check how you performed in the exam. You will be able to predict your result and get an idea of colleges where you can apply for admission basis your estimated percentile.  

  • Nov 27, 2022 12:45 PM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022 for Slot 2

    Insights into the CAT question paper 2022 for Slot 2 will also be available after 2.30 PM. Watch out for this space for detailed analysis of the question paper!

  • Nov 27, 2022 12:35 PM IST

    Colleges Accepting CAT Scores in India

    There are over 3,763 colleges that accept CAT scores for MBA admissions in India. CAT is by far the most popular MBA entrance exam for management aspirants in India.

  • Nov 27, 2022 12:25 PM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Slot 2 Begins

    The Slot 2 of CAT exam 2022 has also commenced. Watch out for student reactions and major highlights of CAT 2022 Slot 2!

  • Nov 27, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    CAT 2022 Unofficial Answer Key

    Many coaching institutes will release the unofficial answer key now that Slot 1 of CAT exam 2022 has concluded. Watch out for section-wise CAT 2022 Unofficial Answer key!

  • Nov 27, 2022 12:05 PM IST

    CAT 2022: Reactions on VARC in Slot 1

    As per test takers of CAT 2022 Slot 1 exam, para summary/para jumbles were very easy compared to last year. Out of the total RC questions, 1 was on Art and Culture (Chinese Art) and 1 on Stoicism (Greek Philosoper).

  • Nov 27, 2022 11:55 AM IST

    CAT 2022: Reactions on Quant Section in Slot 1

    One of the candidates who took the CAT exam in 2020 and has appeared for the computer-based test in 2022 again suggests that the Quant section was heavy on Arithmetic in 2022 compared to 2020.

  • Nov 27, 2022 11:45 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Pro-Tip for DILR

    One of the students who took Slot 1 of CAT 2022 has suggested to take up sets with maximum questions in DILR. For example, skip the the set of 4 questions and take up the set of 6 questions.

  • Nov 27, 2022 11:35 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Type of Questions in QA

    More logical approach, no lengthy calculations, no tough Maths, simple cancel-out value questions, calculation friendly questions.

  • Nov 27, 2022 11:25 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022 Difficulty Level

    As per expert reactions and student reactions, the overall difficult level of CAT 2022 Slot 1 exam was moderate.

  • Nov 27, 2022 11:15 AM IST

    CAT Result 2022 Announcement

    The CAT 2022 results will be declared by IIM Bangalore tentatively in the second week of January 2023. The CAT results will be available on the official website - iimcat.ac.in.
     

  • Nov 27, 2022 11:05 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022 for Slot 2

    The 2nd slot of CAT 2022 will begin at 12.30 PM and will end at 2.30 PM. The question paper for the same will be updated here on this page in a PDF format. Until then, candidates can check CAT question paper 2022 with solutions for Slot 1 on this page.

  • Nov 27, 2022 11:05 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: PDF Download

    The PDF with all memory-based questions of CAT exam 2022 slot 1 will be available here. Watch out for updates on type of questions, section-wise difficulty level and comparison of CAT 2022 with CAT 2021.

  • Nov 27, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Student Reactions for Slot 1

    As per first reactions from test takers of Slot 1 of CAT exam 2022,

    • Overall, there were 66 questions
    • Difficulty level was Moderate
    • VARC had 24 questions
    • DILR had 20 questions and was the most challenging section
    • Quantitative Aptitude had 22 questions and it was easy to moderate
    • Question on ‘Line Graph’ was there
    • There were questions on Games and Tournaments - Venn Diagram.
    • There were 5 questions from 'Geometry'

  • Nov 27, 2022 10:45 AM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: No. of Attempts

    The exam conducting body of the CAT exam, which is the IIMs, has not set a limit to the number of attempts an individual takes for the CAT exam. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 10:35 AM IST

    CAT Exam 2022 for Slot 1 Concludes

    The CAT exam 2022 for Slot 1 has concluded at 10.30 AM. The major highlights and student reactions will soon be available. Stay tune for the updates!

  • Nov 27, 2022 10:15 AM IST

    CAT Response Sheet 2022

    The CAT response sheet will also be released along with the CAT answer key. Candidates who have appeared for the CAT exam can download the answer key and response sheet by logging into their accounts on the CAT official website - iimcat.ac.in.

  • Nov 27, 2022 10:05 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022 & Answer Key Release Date

    The CAT question paper 2022 and official answer key will be released approximately one week after the CAT exam is concluded. Candidates can expect the CAT answer key to be available on the official website in the first week of December 2022.

  • Nov 27, 2022 09:55 AM IST

    CAT 2022 Test Centers

    The CAT exam 2022 is being conducted in 150 test centers across India. The number of test centers has been reduced from 156 to 150, and Imphal has been added as a new test center.
     

  • Nov 27, 2022 09:45 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Passing Marks

    Since CAT is a competitive exam, there is no passing marks criteria for the test. However, if candidates wish to get selected into IIMs or other top MBA Colleges in India, a minimum of 90 percentile must be scored to meet the cutoff requirements.
     

  • Nov 27, 2022 09:30 AM IST

    CAT Exam Duration for PwD Candidates

    The CAT 2022 exam duration for PwD candidates is 160 minutes or 2 hours and 40 minutes. PwD candidates receive an additional 13 minutes and 20 seconds per section in the CAT exam.
     

  • Nov 27, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Total Marks

    The CAT exam 2022 will have a maximum marks of 198. There has been a reduction in the total number of questions and therefore total marks since CAT 2020.

  • Nov 27, 2022 09:00 AM IST

    CAT Question Paper 2022: Section-wise Questions

    There are a total of 66 questions in the CAT exam divided into three sections. The section-wise division of questions in CAT are as follows:

    • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) - 24 questions
    • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) - 20 questions
    • Quantitative Aptitude (QA) - 22 questions
       

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:45 AM IST

    CAT 2022: Expected Difficulty Level

    The CAT 2022 exam is expected to have a moderate difficulty level. The comprehensive CAT paper analysis for 2022 will only be available after the exam has been conducted.

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:30 AM IST

    CAT 2022 Exam: No. of Registered Candidates

    Although the exact numbers are yet to be released by the IIMs, approximately 2.55 lakh students have registered for CAT 2022. The number of applicants for the CAT has increased by 11% from last year.

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:15 AM IST

    CAT 2022: Mode of Examination

    The CAT exam is being conducted as a computer-based test across several test centers spread throughout the country. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:00 AM IST

    CAT 2022: Number of Questions

    The CAT exam 2022 will consist of 66 questions in total. The majority of questions will be MCQ and there will be Non-MCQ or TITA questions included in the question paper as well.

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:45 AM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Number of Sections

    There will be three sections in CAT exam 2022:

    • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
    • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)
    • Quantitative Aptitude (QA)
       

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:30 AM IST

    CAT 2022 Exam Duration

    The total duration of CAT 2022 is 2 hours or 120 minutes. Candidates are required to complete each section of the CAT exam within 40 minutes.

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:15 AM IST

    Who is Conducting the CAT Exam 2022?

    The CAT 2022 exam is being conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Every year, the CAT exam is conducted by the IIMs across India.

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:00 AM IST

    CAT Exam 2022: Time Slots

    The CAT 2022 exam is being conducted in three different time slots today, November 27, 2022. The CAT exam time slots are as follows:

    • Session 1: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Session 2: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Session 3: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
       

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