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CAT Sample Papers 2018- CAT Mock Test/ Question Papers Available

Updated On - February 6th 2019 by KRITIKA GUPTA

CAT Sample Papers are a great resource to prepare better for the examination. IIM Calcutta, regulating body of CAT 2018, has scheduled the exam for November 25 in CBT mode. With this, the official mock tests link has also been activated for candidates to get familiar with the online mode exam. Know more

  • Registration has now concluded, download CAT Admit Card before Nov. 25, 2018.
  • This year, the paper will have 100 MCQ & Non-MCQ questions that are to be completed in 3 hours. Check CAT Exam Pattern
  • Syllabus will be based on the curriculum of class 10+2. It evaluates a candidate’s quantitative, verbal/reading, data interpretation and reasoning skills. Download CAT Syllabus PDF  

In order to score a good percentile in the management examination and land a spot in one of the IIMs, a candidate must prepare competently. With only a week left for the Common Admission Test, it’s time for candidates to revise their concepts and practice rigorously. CheckLast Minute CAT Preparation Tips

How to Download CAT Sample Paper?

It is estimated that competition level of CAT will be comparatively high for this year. Fret not! With the help of CAT Question Papers, you can easily secure an excellent score. We have also released an exclusive CAT 2018 Model Paper to help you better. This acts as a great tool to measure your strengths and weaknesses and also give you a fair idea about CAT Syllabus and Pattern. Given below are some easy steps to download CAT Question Papers by Collegedunia:

  1. Click on link for CAT Sample Paper given below
  2. A pdf file will open
  3. Download the sample paper for practice

CAT 2018 Sample Papers – Importance

The sample papers of CAT 2018 are beneficial for better preparation for the entrance test.

  • To use CAT sample papers efficiently, applicants must solve the question paper as per the prescribed exam pattern. It will help in understanding the paper pattern.
  • During the practice, candidates must try to solve CAT Question Paper (pdf) within the allotted time limit i.e. three hours (3 hours). This will help aspirants to enhance their time management skills.
  • After attemting all CAT Sample Questions, aspirants can match their answers with the solutions provided below in the practice papers to calculate their probable scores.
  • Once the score is calculated applicants can analyses their preparation level and work on the weaker sections.

Benefit of CAT Sample Papers 2018

Here, we have put together an inclusive list of advantages that you can gain by solving CAT Sample Papers-

  • Overcome the Fear 
  • Effective Revision
  • Marking Scheme
  • Time Management 
  • Self Assessment
  • Speed and Accuracy
  • Boosts Confidence

There are three ways in which a candidate can incorporate mock tests in their preparation strategy-

  1. They can solve question papers from previous CAT exams’ question papers. Although there is a minimal probability of questions repeating from the previous years, it will definitely help in getting an idea of the type of questions which are asked more often.
  2. They can solve mock papers and practice papers. Mock tests will help a candidate get in the mode for the big day.
  3. They can solve individual test papers for each section. This will help in analysing performance in each section and prepare exam day strategy accordingly. 

CAT 2018 Mock Paper

For all the candidates appearing in CAT 2018, we have an awesome tool to measure your preparation level. You can easily do this by taking help from CAT 2018 Mock Paper. This model paper will give a fair idea about what can be expected in the upcoming CAT Exam.

The sections include three sections viz. Quantitative Ability, Verbal and Reading Comprehension, and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning. 

Practicing CAT 2018 Mock Paper, along with the sample papers, will help you enhance your speed and accuracy. They will help you manage your time properly since there is a sectional time-limit of one hour for each section.

Read CAT Mock Test 2018

CAT Exam Pattern 2018

  • CAT is an online exam that is scheduled for November 25, 2018.
  • The total duration of the exam is 3 hours, where one hour is devoted to each section.
  • The examinee is asked 100 questions of both MCQ and Non-MCQ nature.
  • Around 70% – 75% of questions are multiple choice questions whereas the remaining 25%- 30% are non-MCQs.
  • For every correct answer, a candidate will be awarded +3 marks and -1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Check complete CAT Exam Pattern 2018

Difficulty Level of CAT Exam

The level of questions asked in CAT is very high as compared to others. Over the years, change in the level of difficulty of the sections has been observed. The same is predicted in the following table:

SectionLevel of Difficulty
Quantitative AbilityDecreased
Verbal and Reading ComprehensionIncreased
Data Interpretation and Logical ReasoningHighly Increased

We hope this article was helpful in getting to know about CAT Question Papers. Practice them regularly and we assure you and excellent CAT Result 2018. Good luck!

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Ruchika Singh

Solution for the above mocks ?

15 Sep, 2018 22:18

How can I dawnload answer key

11 Sep, 2018 07:03
Nakul Malik

Where can i find solutions for these mocks?

11 Sep, 2018 05:47
Amitesh Naik

What is the eligiblity for appearing the CAT exam ?

21 May, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Amitesh, If you want to get the information about Eligibility for CAT Exam, May you please check this link :- Eligibility Criteria for CAT Entrance test.

21 May, 2018 15:06

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