Appearing for the CAT (Common Admission Test) for MBA this year? Then you must be aware of the exam pattern of the paper. Recently, it has been announced that there will be new exam pattern for CAT 2014 this year. Want know more about it in detail? Have a look at the information given below.
[Exam Pattern] CAT 2014 Changes in Exam Pattern
What changes have come?
- First of all, the good news is that the time duration of CAT will be 2 hours and 50 minutes. 170 minutes has been increased for the exam.
- The syllabus of CAT 2014 will stay same.
- Moreover, another good thing happened is that aspirant will be given the facility to switch between sections of CAT 2014 exam paper at any time during the exam.In short, you will have an option to give less or more time in specific section according to your choice.
- In addition, the number of questions has been increased to 50 as well. Data interpretation and quantitative aptitude sections will contain of 50 questions and verbal ability and logical reasoning will have 50 questions each. As previously, there were 30 questions only.
- There will be no tutorial before starting the examination. Applicants are suggested to do check and practice the tutorial from the official website of CAT 2014.
- Don’t be afraid of the increment in questions of CAT 2014 exam.It is not that hard. You just have to answer few more questions as same as students were doing it previously.
- The increase in time duration of exam to 170 minutes is adequate for all of you.Don’t think much about completing the paper as soon as possible. Just answer the questions you know and rest will be done.
- You will be given the facility to switch sections anytime during your CAT 2014 exam.This is the best part of it!
- The difficulty level of questions will remain same this year as well.However, composition of the questions will be altered to some level.
Important Dates of CAT 2014
- Date of commencement of online registration: August 6, 2014 (Wednesday)
- Last date of registration: September 30, 2014 (Tuesday)
- Download of Admit Card: October 16, 2014 (Thursday)
- CAT exam dates (forenoon and afternoon sessions): November 16, 2014 (Sunday) and November 22, 2014 (Saturday)
- Tentative dates for Results: Third week of December 2014
If you have any doubts regarding the new exam pattern CAT 2014 then do not hesitate to leave comment below.
Wish you all the best in advance!
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