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CAT 2016 First & Second Slot Analysis

By: Vikram on December 05, 2016

CAT exam was smoothly conducted on 4th December, 2016. It was held in morning session ( 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and an afternoon session (2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.) A lot of experts in the education field  have released their own analysis available across multiple web platforms.

Let's do the first slot vs second slot analysis:

First Slot

Second Slot

Marking scheme was wrongly mentioned (+1,0.33 instead of 3,-1)

Marking scheme was mentioned right

Count in verbal section 34 while 32 was on display

Verbal section easy but time-consuming

Tougher than last year and lengthy

Exam was moderately difficult

Sigma instead of root symbol in a question

Quantitative section was tough

The Logical Reasoning and Data interpretation section was tough

No question on pie chart or trigonometry

 

Overall, the Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation section were tough and tricky while the other two sections were set to moderate difficulty level but consumed a lot of time. There were a few errors in the questions,especially in the quantitative section.  

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