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CAT 2015 Sample Papers to be delayed

Last Updated - April 01, 2017

After the delaying of Admit Cards its  the Release of  sample papers to be  delayed making it a havoc among the CAT aspirants


It seems that this year preparing for CAT is really going to be a tough way around.With so many alteration in the CAT Exam pattern and now delaying the release of sample papers till October end with one month for preparation is really a hard task as sample papers provide you a vague idea about the types of questions,topics to be stressed on,preparing strategies  for attempting the question as you all know that CAT syllabus is really extensive sample papers will help the students in streamlining the  curriculum of the subjects.It will also help the students in making the coordination with the time limit allotted.

CAT being one of the topmost Management Entrance exam conducted Nationally.Every year around lakhs of students appears for the exam.This year number has reached a surpass value of 2.18 Lakhs probably being one of the reason of the delay.As you all are aware that CAT conducting authority has announced many changes in the CAT pattern as a consequence of allegations that CAT exam structure is mainly for engineering students.Now  it has made the following alterations so regardless of the course done by the candidate at graduation level  he can attempt the exam efficiently:-

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  • Duration of exam from 170 minutes to 180 minutes
  • This year question paper will contain 3 sections instead of 2 sections.Earlier there was only 2 sections  but now there will be 3 sections as following:-
  1. Quantitative Ability
  2. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
  3. Verbal Ability and Comprehension
  • Restricting the time limit for attempting the each section to 60 minutes only and no toggling of the sections is allowed
  • Availability of virtual calculator
  • This year the question paper will contain some subjective questions also.


So with so many changes in the CAT pattern the only hope left with CAT aspirants is the sample test papers and with the ongoing delay in it is going to be tough for the candidates to get an idea of how the question paper is going to be.Moreover for the students who depends mainly on the mock tests and sample papers for preparation it is going to be hard knocks with just one month left for preparation if the sample paper will release in October end.

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lso there might be delay in issuing of admit cards as it is expected that  the authorities will release it around October 25, 2015 Due to that candidates might face problems in knowing their exam centres and time slots. It is being assumed  that as the authorities has made many favourable changes in the exam pattern, the number of candidates applying for CAT has increased radically so the extension in the registration date and delay in release of admit cards and sample test papers might be the consequences of increased number of applicants due to the changes proposed




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