CAT 2016 First Cut Analysis


CAT 2016 – First cut Analysis ( Powered by CATKing )

CAT 2016 has seen the highest number of registrations in the past 7 years. With a happy sign : number of female candidates rising up as compared to the last year.

Talking about the first cut analysis from the Morning Slot of CAT 2016, the paper did not surprise a lot. The exam pattern remained same as CAT 2015 and the official mock on the website; however the marking scheme saw a small twist. 1 Mark for the correct answers as compared to the always 3 marks per correct answer. Negative marking existed for the MCQ questions; 1/3rd ie 0.33 negative marks. TITA Questions didn’t have any negative marking similar to the CAT 2015.


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How to crack CAT- 8 tips to succeed in it!

What comes to your mind when you hear about Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, etc? They are the names of cities in India. Right! What else? Some of the Indian institutes of management are situated over there. You are absolutely correct about it. Institutes like IIM-A, IIM-B, IIM-C are among the top b-schools in the country. Getting a seat into one is like indirectly securing one of the best job packages in India. There is no question that you will get to interact with some of the best minds of the country including their faculties. Also, getting associated with the IIM brand name itself reflects the level of competency you have!


CAT 2016 Update: Download your Admit Card and take the official Mock Test

The registrations for CAT 2016 were finalized on September 27, 2016. 2, 32, 434 people are going to give the CAT on December 4, 2016. The number of registrations last year was 2,18,664. So, there has been an increase of around 13,700+ students this year. This is a huge increase.

IIM Bangalore is going to conduct the exam this year. Admit cards were released at 1 P.M. on October 24, 2016.

Following are the actual steps to download your CAT admit card:


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Strategy for CAT

The registration window for CAT 2016 closed with 2,32,434 applications, as confirmed by the office of the Convenor for CAT 2016. This makes the number of applicants, the highest in the past seven years. You know you have to have some strategy in hand, if you plan to compete with 2.32 lakh candidates.

Therefore, following are some guidelines to help you in your CAT preparation:


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CAT 2016 Registrations shoot up to a seven-year-high

Every year, lakhs of students register for the Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission to the IIMs and other top business schools in the country. The total number of applications keeps fluctuating every year. Also, this number had started to dwindle in recent years, indicating a lack of interest in higher management studies. However, the registration window for CAT 2016 closed with 2,32,434 applications, as confirmed by the office of the Convener for CAT 2016. This makes the number of applicants, the highest in the past seven years.


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One on one interview with CAT 2016 Paper Setter

CAT 2016For lakhs of CAT 2016 aspirants, there’s a reason to feel relieved but no time to relax as although, the exam pattern and marking system remain unchanged this year, the test is going to be tough.

CAT 2016 convener Professor Rajendra K Bandi says that this year, the question paper is going to be ‘demanding.’ So, the key is to perform well in all the three sections. In an e-mail interview, Professor Bandi shared with us what should be the approach of the aspirants to tackle CAT 2016, India’s biggest management entrance exam.


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How to Decode CAT 2016 and its Paper Pattern

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This blog is about detailed analysis of CAT 2016 and CAT paper pattern.

Who will set CAT 2016 paper pattern ?

IIM-BANGALORE will set the CAT 2016 paper pattern. This implies that the level of verbal section may increase.All candidates have to study for other subjects but one should be well prepared for Verbal. Since Verbal is IIM-BANGALORE’s area of comfort and excellence.