Gear up for the CAT 2020 Expected Paper Pattern Mock

CAT 2020 Expected Paper Pattern Mock

Important Steps to take Free Mock

1. Enter your Name, Contact Number and Email address. Please ensure the email address is correct as it will generate an OTP
2. Set your password, preferable something easy for you to remember
3. Select the Expected Latest CAT Pattern Mocks as the product to sign up for
4. Click on Sign up
5. Once you Sign up: Go to the Prepzone —> Expected CAT Pattern Mock and Give the First Free Mock

CATKing CAT Pattern Analysis

Exam Mode Year No of Slots Questions Minutes No. of sections Sections Convenor Time Per Question
Offline 2005 75 150 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 25-25-25 2
Offline 2006 75 150 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 25-25-25 2
Offline 2007 75 150 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 25-25-25 2
Offline 2008 60 150 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 20-20-20 2.5
Online 2009 (15 min tutorial) First Online 60 150 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 20-20-20 2.5
Online 2010 (15 Min Tutorial) 20 day window- 2 Slots Each Day 60 150 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 20-20-20 IIM Lucknow (Himanshu Rai) 2.5
Online 2011 20 day window- 2 Slots Each Day 60 140 2 QA & DI, LR & VA 30-30 IIM Calcutta 2.333333333
Online 2012 20 day window- 2 Slots Each Day 60 140 2 QA & DI, LR & VA 30-30 IIM Kozhikode 2.333333333
Online 2013 20 day window- 2 Slots Each Day 60 140 2 QA & DI, LR & VA 30-30 IIM Indore 2.333333333
Online 2014 2 Days 4 Slots 100 170 2 QA & DI, LR & VA 50-50 IIM Indore 1.7
Online 2015 1 Day 2 Slots 100 180 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 34-34-32 IIM Ahmedabad 1.8
Online 2016 2 Days 2 Slots 100 180 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 34-34-32 IIM Bangalore 1.8
Online 2017 3 Days 2 Slots 100 180 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 34-34-32 IIM Calcutta 1.8
Online 2018 4 Day 2 Slots 100 180 3 QA, DI & LR, VA 34-34-32 IIM Bangalore 1.8

What to Expect from IIM Indore?

Online 2013 20 day window- 2 Slots Each Day 60 140 2 QA & DI, LR & VA 30-30 IIM Indore 2.333333333
Online 2014 2 Days 4 Slots 100 170 2 QA & DI, LR & VA 50-50 IIM Indore 1.7
Online 2020 – Case A (LOD will reduce drastically) 90 120 3 VARC, LRDI, QA IIM Indore 1.333333333
Online 2020 – Case B (Similar LOD as past 4 years ) 66 120 3 VARC, LRDI, QA IIM Indore 1.818181818
Online 2020 – Case C 75 120 4 VARC, LRDI, QA IIM Indore 1.6

Based on CAT 2010 Himanshu Rai was Convenor what changes can be expected in Verbal

Case Questions Comments
Case I 30 Questions 4-5 Reading Comprehension Sets (5 or 4 Ques each) + 10 (Parajumbles + Parasummary+Odd One Out)
Case II 22 Questions 3 Reading Comprehension Set (5 Ques each) + 7 (Parajumbles + Parasummary + Odd One Out)
Case III 25 Questions 4 Reading Comprehension Sets (Total 18-20 Ques) + 5-7 (Parajumbles/Parasummary/Odd one out)

If Convenor Wants to bring some Wicked Plans:
Include 2010 Style of Verbal Ability Questions ie Fill in the Blanks, Grammar
Include Critical Reasoning Questions
Include Vocabulary Based Questions

Special Changes Years

2005: 
Introduced Differential Marking (0.5,1,1.5,2 Marks)
75 Questions (25-25-25 3 sections)
2 Hours Paper

2009: 
Introduction to Online CAT and making it 2Hrs 15 Minutes

2011: 
Introduced Merging of the 3 Sections into 2 sections (QA + DI and VA+LR) 60 Questions Overall

2014: 
Increased from 60 Questions to 100 Questions 2 Sections

2015: 
Introducing 100 Questions 3 Sections Pattern of 34-34-32
Introduced TITA Questions
Introduced On Screen Calculator
Time increased to 180 Minutes