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Take a Quick Look At These CAT Exam Prep Tips to Crack it in the First Attempt. Read Here!

By: Avantika Bhardwaj on October 07, 2021

CAT Exam 2021 – This year, IIM Ahmedabad will conduct CAT Exam 2021 through computer-based mode. CAT Exam Date is 28th November 2021 (Sunday). The candidates who have applied for CAT MBA Exam still have almost 2 months for CAT Preparation. The question How to Score 99+ Percentile in CAT Exam? and How to Crack CAT Exam in First Attempt? have always been the most searched questions every year. Here are a few tips for students to crack CAT Exam is the first attempt.

CAT Admit Card 2021 is scheduled to be released on 27th October.

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CAT Prep Tips

CAT is one the of the most sought-after MBA exam in India. With such high competition, it becomes difficult for aspirants to crack the exam it their first attempt. But consistent efforts and revision can make it happen. Candidates must prepare a timetable that they religiously follow, have a clear picture of basic concepts, keep taking mock tests, and make quick note that may come in handy for the last minute preparation.

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CAT Admit Card Release Date

27th October 2021

CAT Exam Date 2021

28th November 2021

Below are the tips that students must follow in order to CAT 2021 in their first attempt.

  • A Thorough Knowledge of CAT Syllabus
    • A deep dive into CAT Syllabus is the most important tip to start with. Candidates taking IIM Cat 2021 must ensure that they are well aware of syllabus of cat. Though the conducting body of the exam i.e. IIM Ahmedabad doesn't specify any particular syllabus for the exam, but a candidate can figure out a specific set of topics from the previous year question papers.
  • Section-wise Strategy for CAT Preparation 2021
    • As the question paper of cat exam is divided amongst three sections i.e. VARC, DILR, and QA, candidates must take a note of the sectional cutoff of all three section over the past few years and start with the topic which had the lowest cutoff in previous year cat question papers.
    • Though, it will be easy for students if they categories the topics and subtopics of each section according to their priority.
    • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension – VARC mainly includes questions from Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary, and Verbal Reasoning. Candidates are advised to keep reading newspapers in order to increase their reding skills.
    • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) – There are questions in this section based on Line charts, Bar graphs, Pie charts, etc. This section is mainly to analyze student's logical ability and reasoning skills. Candidates must develop a clear understanding of the basic concepts.
    • Quantitative Aptitude – In order to ace this section, a rigorous practice and preparation. They are required to possess a strong hold on mathematical subjects such as algebra, trigonometry, and mensuration.
  • Manage Time
    • It is very important to be aware of small tricks to solve questions. It does save time. Since the duration of cat exam is 2 hours and there are 76 questions to be solved. Candidates must attain efficiency while preparing for the exam. Taking CAT Mock Tests might help students to achieve this.

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