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CAT Exam Pattern 2024 at iimcat.ac.in Check Details Here

The CAT exam pattern, along with an official notification, will be released by IIM. It is expected that the CAT paper pattern will be consistent with that of the previous year.

by Sangeetha

Updated May 16, 2024

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CAT Exam Pattern 2024 at iimcat.ac.in Check Details Here

CAT Exam Pattern 2024 at iimcat.ac.in

The CAT exam pattern, along with an official notification, will be released by IIM. It is expected that the CAT paper pattern will be consistent with that of the previous year. Based on the pattern of the past year's CAT, the question paper will comprise a total of 66 multiple-choice questions, with a time constraint of 120 minutes. Each section of the CAT exam, namely VARC, QA, and DILR, will have a duration of 40 minutes.

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CAT Exam Pattern 2024

CAT Exam Pattern 2024

Details

CAT exam time duration

2 Hours (120 Minutes)

Name of the Section

  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)

  • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)

  • Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

Section-wise CAT exam duration

  • 40 Minutes for Each Section (VARC, DILR, QA).

  • 53 Minutes 20 Seconds for PwD candidates for each section.

CAT slot timings

  • CAT slot 1 timing: 8:30 am - 10:30 am (Morning Session)

  • CAT slot 2 timing: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm (Afternoon Session)

  • CAT slot 3 timing: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm (Evening Session)

How many questions in CAT exam

66 Questions

CAT exam total marks

198 marks

Mode of the CAT 2024 exam

Computer-Based Mode (CBT)

CAT Marking Scheme

  • For every right answer, +3 will be awarded

  • For every wrong answer in MCQs, -1 will be deducted

  • No negative marks for Non-MCQs

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How has the CAT exam pattern evolved over the years?

Over the years, the CAT exam pattern has undergone several changes, reflecting adjustments in its structure and format. The CAT question paper typically consists of three sections:

  1. Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
  2. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
  3. Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

These sections have remained consistent throughout the years, with no alterations in their composition or order. Additionally, the CAT exam pattern's marking scheme has remained unchanged.

Candidates can refer to the table below to gain insights into the evolution of the CAT paper pattern leading up to CAT 2024:




CAT Exam Pattern 2024 - FAQs

1. What is the exam pattern for CAT 2024?

The CAT 2024 exam pattern comprises three sections: Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Quantitative Aptitude (QA). Each section has a designated time limit and consists of multiple-choice questions.

2. How many questions are there in CAT 2024?

CAT 2024 will contain a total of 66 multiple-choice questions spread across the three sections: VARC, DILR, and QA.

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