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By: Avantika Bhardwaj on September 12, 2019

While appearing for any entrance examination, it is a must to know the pattern of question paper along with the type of questions asked in the exam. CAT Exam is one of the most popular business entrance examinations conducted across the country. It has always been a matter of concern amongst students as to what students must study to score well in the examination.

Online registration for CAT Exam began in the month of August 2019 and is still in progress until 18th September 2019.

CAT Exam is all set to be conducted on 24th November 2019

According to the trend that CAT Examination has been following since past few years, no such huge changes have been noticed in the examination pattern. Following are the factors that are considered before appearing for the examination:

  • Examination Pattern
  • Difficulty level of Questions
  • Expected Cut Offs

Some handy tips that provide students with the slightest idea of these above-mentioned factors make it easier to take the exam and understand the exam pattern.

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Exam Pattern of CAT 2019

Knowing the exam pattern and the type of questions asked during the examination is a step towards scoring well. Candidates must analyze previous years' question paper that would give them an idea to prepare themselves.

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test


Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

Type of Questions

MCQ and Non MCQ

No. of Questions



3 hours (180 minutes)

Know more about CAT Exam Pattern

The question paper of CAT Exam comprises of three segments namely:

  1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
  2. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
  3. Quantitative Ability

The questions asked during the examination are of two types i.e. MCQ and Non MCQ.

Apply Soon for CAT 2019

A huge number of students have already applied so far through CAT Application Procedure, and the number is expected to increase with each passing day as the due date to fill the application form is 18th September 2019, which is still in 6 days from now. Candidates willing to take the examination can still apply by visiting the official website of CAT i.e.


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