How to attempt the CAT 2022 Paper: Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022 is just around the corner and the aspirants have already begun to experience nervousness and butterflies in their stomach. You won’t find a happy someone about to appear for CAT 2022 because you won’t find anyone at all. Now is the time to lock yourself up in your rooms and prepare your minds for one of the biggest management entrance tests of India. As the 2022 generation jumps into piles of books and notes, you should consider yourself lucky to have come across this article.
Glad you asked. After all the conceptualising of topics, practice of mock test and preparation of notes is done, most of the students miss out on preparing a strategy that will work on D-Day, the actual CAT paper. Sure you have gone through previous years’ question papers and probably you have aced all of them, but a sudden change in pattern can catch you off guard and can risk your only chance at prestigious management colleges in India. And that is why, we decided to help you with the one question that should be hovering in everyone’s mind.
Also read: CAT Do’s and Don’ts
To be honest, there is no specific strategy, no proper guideline. But there is a way that you can design one for yourself. This article encompasses all you need to do to come up with an effective plan that will help you tackle the CAT 2022 paper without any hassle.
To start with, let us have a look at some changes in the latest CAT pattern:
* : The pattern has been officially specified however the number of questions may change
Important note: The candidates will not have a choice on which section to attempt first. The sections will be presented to the candidates in the order mentioned above.
Now that we have a clear idea on how the paper will be presented to us, we’ll move on to how can we tackle each one of these. One important rule which is common for all the sections is to Scan, Identify and Attempt questions in the order of Easy, Moderate and High difficulty levels. This rule will be more clear once we go through each section individually.
Also Read: CAT Preparation Tips
Most of the candidates who have a knack for Quantitative Aptitude find this section to be tough. However it is a fact that this section can be scoring with lots and lots of practice. After we have solved hundreds of comprehensions and grammar questions, it is time now for some important points to remember.
This is one section that most candidates let go of as it sounds easy however truth be told it is not. Logical Reasoning section too like other sections has different levels of difficulty which is so confusing at times that if taken lightly can be risky even for the one who excels at it. Even for data Interpretation, it is important to be familiar with different data types, which again, comes by practice. Some pointers for this section are:
Quants is one section which comes naturally to majority of the crowd. Ask anyone and 7 out of 10 people have strong mathematical skills. Which is why, the entrance tests too have a higher difficulty level for particularly this section as compared to the other two. Some important to-do’s to keep in mind for this section are:
Also Read: Points to remember for CAT
Each section for CAT has some or the other hack. But there are also many common points that you have to remember while giving the exam.
It took you approximately 7 minutes to read this article and it was not your time wasted. This can help you save lots of time in CAT 2017 that otherwise would have gone vain.
Hope the article is of help and CAT 2017 proves to be the turning point of your life.
Best wishes of luck to all!