The CAT Exam Pattern will be released with the CAT official notification 2023. The CAT exam notification is yet to be released. Candidates appearing for the exam need to know the exam pattern in detail. The marking scheme and exam pattern will provide the candidates with complete information about how much time they need to invest in a single topic.
The exam pattern of the CAT exam has not been changed many times in the last years. However, last year the IIM made a few changes in the pattern. Here in this post, we have explained everything you need to know about the CAT exam pattern, marking scheme, mode of exam, and more.
CAT Exam Pattern 2023
CAT Exam Pattern
|CAT Exam 2021 Highlights||Details|
|Exam Mode||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Exam Duration||120 minutes [40 minutes for each section]|
|Type of Question||Multiple choice type and subjective type|
|No. of Questions||66|
|Marking Scheme||3 marks will be awarded for each correct answer|
|Negative Marking||1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer|
Section-Wise Weightage of Question
|Section||No. of Question||Duration||Total Marks|
|Quantitative Ability||22||40 Min||66|
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension||24||40 Min||72|
|Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning||20||40 Min||60|
CAT Marking Schemes
The total marks of the CAT Exam are 198 marks. All questions carry equal marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer, and three marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
Check the CAT Marking Scheme below:
|Every single correct answer will get||3 marks|
|Every single wrong answer result in the deduction of||1 Mark|
|Deduction of marks for a wrong subjective answer||No Deduction|
|Deduction of marks for un-attempted questions||No Deduction|
If you want to clear the CAT exam, you need to know the CAT exam pattern in detail. The changes were made in the exam pattern and marking scheme after a very long time. The number of questions and the time duration has been reduced.
Here in this post, we explained in detail everything about the CAT exam pattern 2023.
All the best for your exam!
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