How to improve your Mock tests scoresAnisha Mukhija
CAT, Common Aptitude Test is the one-stop destination for MBA aspirants to get into India’s best B-schools. Mock CAT tests are a great way to prepare for the actual exam. There are many benefits of taking mock CATs. They help you identify your strengths and weaknesses; they give you an idea of what to expect on the real day, they help you develop test-taking strategies and they also help you keep track of your progress.
CAT 2022 is just around the corner, and if you’re still unable to score more than 60%ile in the mock tests then here are some tips that can help you.
Advantages of Mock Tests:
- Help you analyze your exam preparation
- Increases accuracy & speed
- Develops a viable exam-taking method
- Fast and successfully adjusts to different cat patterns
- Demonstrates self-control several times prior to the actual cat to overcome anxiety.
- Examine both your strong and weak chapters to help you perform better.
- Produces information for one’s own examination and comparison with others.
How to increase your Mock scores:
If you’re one of aspirants who’s unable to score more than equivalence of 60%ile in your mock tests, then don’t worry and follow these steps:
- Scavenger Hunt Technique: Also known as the ‘Selection Method’, In this method, the candidate should aim to score at least 100 out of a total score of 198, and so play smart and choose selectively the questions that are easy to solve and marks fetching.
- Get your concepts clear: You cannot score well in CAT unless you are familiar with the concepts, and confident about those questions. And in the case of Quants, getting the concepts clear would solve half of the problem for this section, and extensive practice will make this section the most scoring one!
- Make 1 section your niche: To get a decent percentile, try to focus on scoring 85+ percentile in any two sections and 99 percentile in that one remaining section. In other words, you need to aim for 45-50% of marks in any 2 sections and 55-60% in the remaining section.
- Try to follow the ultimate mantra: Practise 2 Logical Reasoning questions, 2 Data Interpretation Questions, 2 Reading Comprehensions