CAT Analysis

Common Admission Test (CAT) is the MBA entrance exam for admission to the MBA programs in Top MBA colleges across India like IIM, SP Jain, MDI, NITIE and others. The students are advised to join the CAT test series for better level of preparedness for the entrance exam. The students are advised to go through the past year CAT solved paper and CAT exam questions either via website or via books for CAT. This will prove to be beneficial for the preparation for other MBA entrance exams like XAT, NMIMS, IIFT, SNAP etc. In addition to this there is other study material available for the Correspondence MBA courses.

CAT 2017 Analysis

CAT, known to be the most important exam for MBA aspirants saw 2.3 Lakh registrations this year as well. There were no changes to the CAT exam structure in terms of the number of questions and time. What makes it interesting is to see the shift in focus of the sections in terms of the difficulty level. Every year we see the paper being made more and more non engineer friendly. Which is clearly reflected with the Quantitative Ability section being made relatively easier every passing year.

Also Read: CAT 2017 First Cut Analysis

As compared to always the slot 1 was towards the higher difficulty level as compared to the second one , Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning section was the most difficult and time consuming. The most significant twist was the over emphasis to Data interpretation with giving just 8 to 10 questions based on logical reasoningAs compared to always the slot 1 was towards the higher difficulty level as compared to the second one , Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning section was the most difficult and time consuming. The most significant twist was the over emphasis to Data interpretation with giving just 8 to 10 questions based on logical reasoning


CAT 2017 First Cut Analysis

CAT 2017 First Cut Analysis


CAT 2017 Slot 1 wraps up in a spree, not much technical glitches the overall Exam has not taken us by surprise, it was on the lines of How CATKing has been predicting the papers. The overall difficulty level was Moderate, those who have put in their best efforts would definitely be able to see good results.
Overall Moderate Exam


CAT 2017

CAT 2017- Probability to get into IIM’s Doubled ?

Common Admission Test (CAT)

CAT 2017Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 Exam for admission to flagship MBA/PGDM programs starting in 2018 and will be conducted by IIM Lucknow probably on December 3, 2017. The entrance exam will be convened by Professor Neeraj Dwivedi who is Admission Chair and Faculty at IIM Lucknow. Referring the past statistics it is expected that 2 lakh+ candidates will register and apply for CAT 2017. CAT has become a 3 hours exam instead of earlier 140 minutes exam. CAT is a mandatory exam to be eligible for IIM’s. The convener Professor Neeraj Dwivedi has done his specialization in Strategic Management.

Probability to get into IIM’s Doubled?

There is a total of 20 IIMs which provides 20,000 seats in total for various MBA Programs. The approximate registration for CAT 2017 is 2,00,000+ Earlier the intake of IIMs was 10,000 seats. But after a meeting held with the IIM Directors, the Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar had announced the decision to increase the intake capacity to 20,000 seats. Although the exact seat matrix and intake will be announced after CAT 2017. (more…)

Neha Rathore’s Secret to Score 98.97 % ile

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Success Mantra of Neha to score 98.97%ile in CAT Exam?

“Believe in yourself and the world will believe in you.” This quote is something that kept me motivated through the whole CAT Exam phase from a dreamer to an achiever. This is something that everyone should follow in order to achieve their dreams.The key is to stay focused and dedicated with no excuses involve.

From which Colleges did you get an Interview Call after CAT Exam?

Scoring 98.97 percentile in CAT Exam opened doors of a lot of colleges. But the colleges that made a huge difference and made me cross check twice to confirm that i was qualified for the interview round were IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Shillong, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak. (more…)

CAT 2010 v/s CAT 2017 Similarity IIM -L What can we learn from the Past?

CAT 2017 is conducted by IIM-Lucknow and the last time IIM-Lucknow conducted CAT was in the year 2010. It is very important to understand the thought process of the authority conducting the exam.This year IIM Lucknow PGP Admission Chair Professor Neeraj Dwivedi will be the convener of CAT 2017. CAT 2016 was conducted by IIM-Bangalore and the assumptions of Verbal Section being a bit tricky came out to be true.Further, we’ll analyze CAT 2010 exam and try to grasp all the information and the changes that we can expect in the CAT 2017.

Section-wise Analysis of CAT 2010

CAT 2017

CAT 2010 Quant Section was tough but with the coming years, the level of difficulty has gone down a notch or two giving the non-engineers a fair chance to get their dream college. Dividing the chapters according to their weightage and studying the chapters accordingly is one of the way to do smart work rather than hard work. Quants section for CAT 2017 candidate can expect the following breakdown of chapters with the approximate number of questions asked according to the chapters-

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How to Crack CAT 2017 in 5 Months ?

Are 5 months Sufficient to Crack CAT 2017?

Every CAT Aspirant have the same question in their mind. The only difference is the number of months left for CAT Exam. Right now the candidate has 5 months to Crack CAT Exam which sums up to 150 days approximately. So the answer to the query of every CAT Aspirant of whether they can Crack CAT in 5 months is positive. Candidate can Crack CAT with the desired percentile with 5 months of preparation.

CAT 2016 Pattern and Sections-

Crack CAT 2017 in 5 months

Crack CAT 2017 in 5 months

Crack CAT 2017 in 5 months

Crack CAT 2017 in 5 months

How to start off with the preparation?

The main and the biggest obstacle a student faces is “Procrastination”. The excuse of starting CAT Preparation from tomorrow will only lead a candidate to a position where he/she will search the net on “how to crack CAT in 1 month or a week ?“ Before reaching this point the candidate should get up and start their preparation and don’t delay your preparation even by a day. One of the most important things is not to do the countdown in months but do the countdown in days. (more…)

CAT 2017 Registration Process & Application Procedure

CAT-2017-Exam-Dates-Procedure-and-Registration-ProcessCAT 2017 Overview

Common Admission Test (CAT 2017) is one of the entrance exams for pursuing post graduation. It offers a big opportunity to candidates for taking admissions in  19  Indian Institute of Management(IIMs).The IIM conducting CAT will issue the application form for the test online.This year IIM Lucknow is going to set paper for CAT 2017.

CAT 2017 Registration Process

CAT 2017 candidate will have to download the application form, a link will be provided on this page for the convenience of the aspirants. Candidates have to register themselves for the test before filling CAT 2017 application form. For login id and password, the candidate must enter necessary details properly.This login in credentials should be used by applicants to fill CAT 2017 application form. Candidates are also required to upload the essential documents and scanned application form.Images of candidate’s photograph and signature. The images must be accurate as per the required size and format mentioned by the conducting authority. Candidates are required to pay the necessary fee. The application fee is expected to be around Rs. 1700/-  (SC/ST/PWD/DA: Rs. 850/-) for CAT 2017. Avoid making mistakes while filling the Application form for Common Admission Test.If there are errors in application form than candidates would be disqualified for CAT 2017. (more…)

Strategies to crack Data Interpretation

Strategies to crack Data Interpretation for CAT

An Overview
The Data Interpretation section of CAT 2017 is divided into two parts.

1) Data Interpretation
In this section intensive calculation is to be done . It consists of graphs, charts and tables from which you have to analyze data.

Aspirants  before the official exam,  should be familiar not only with the question types they will see on the exam, but also with the different ways the exam may present data:

  • Line graphs
  • Bar graphs
  • Pie charts
  • Scatter plots
  • Tables
  • Multiple data sources

Aspirants should be have good knowledge as well as comfort level with this concepts. These consist primarily (but not exclusively) of the following:

  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Ratios
  • Proportions
  • Data comparison

Tips to crack Data Interpretation

  • Read  the Questions Carefully:
    In Data Interpretation questions will consist of  statistics, numbers & diagrams that might look difficult but are actually not at all difficult to solve. The scarier a DI set,the easier it is to solve. So don’t loose heart and loose your confidence. Don’t start finding the easier-set.


CAT 2017

CAT 2017 – Important Notifications

Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most challenging entrance exams and is scheduled to take place in the month of December 2017. IIM Lucknow will be conducting CAT this year which is one of the most highly anticipated exams.IIM Lucknow already aired the notification of tender for advertisement services on June 21, 2017. IIM Lucknow convened CAT earlier in 2010. Currently, there are total 419 seats for PGP and other courses. About two lakh aspirants are expected to appear for this highly vying competition.

IIM Lucknow will introduce some changes in the structure of CAT 2017 as well as in the level of difficulty. One of the changes in CAT 2017 will be in the number of questions in each section. Positive news for non-engineers is that IIM Lucknow will try to bring down the difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude Section.The new format is quiet student friendly and will help the CAT Aspirants to score better. (more…)

CAT Mocks

How to Analyze CAT Mocks ?

CAT MocksStep-wise approach for CAT Mock Analysis

With few months left for the CAT Exam, all candidates should start giving their CAT Mocks. Candidates appearing for CAT tend to forget one major factor which leads to a low percentile. Every Candidate should analyze their mocks thoroughly. Mocks without thorough analysis is futile and is waste of time. But before jumping on the analyzing part of the mock every CAT Aspirant needs to make sure they have their own strategies and shortcuts to solve CAT Mocks.

This article will give you a detailed analysis with Steps to analyze CAT Mocks thoroughly. Candidates following these steps to analyze Mocks will understand his/her weak areas and strong areas in the CAT Exam. (more…)