CAT 2021: No. of questions are likely to reduce this year; Changes to be introduced in paper pattern
Sundararajan|Sep 20, 2021
NEW DELHI: Experts and toppers suggest taking mock tests for Common Admission Test (CAT) preparation and analyzing performance to prepare well for the exam. Candidates preparing for CAT 2021 can start solving mock tests after completing the syllabus to identify their strong and weak areas. Practicing a number of free CAT mock tests will help candidates identify the topics that need more focus and preparation.
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The idea behind attempting CAT free mock test is to experience the actual CAT exam atmosphere and deal with stress while learning to maintain speed and accuracy. CAT mock tests act as a replica of the actual CAT question paper consisting of questions having varied difficulty levels. CAT mock test will also help candidates in comprehending the paper pattern.
IIM Ahmedabad, the CAT 2021 conducting body, will release the official CAT mock test 2021 in the online mode on the official website - iimcat.ac.in. In the meantime, candidates can take this free CAT 2021 mock test and boost their preparation.
CAT exam time duration
2 hours (120 minutes)
Sectional time duration
Total number of questions
76 Questions (54 MCQs and 22 Non-MCQs)
CAT exam mode
Computer-Based (CBT) mode
The official CAT 2021 mock test will be released tentatively in the third week of October on the official website. Candidates will have to visit the official website to access the official CAT mock test using their CAT login details.
Taking the CAT free mock test helps candidates in understanding the process of the CAT exam.
Since the template of the CAT mock test is like an actual exam, it helps candidates in gaining experience of taking a real CAT exam and handling the stress.
Apart from that, the official CAT mock test gives a better understanding of the exam pattern, types of questions, question paper format and marking scheme.
One can improve their speed and accuracy by taking ample CAT mocks.
Practising official CAT mock tests helps candidates in identifying and improving their weak areas and also learn tricks to solve the CAT question paper in lesser time.
The more mock tests one takes, the better they get at their CAT preparation and a step closer to cracking the exam with a high percentile.
Candidates can access the free online CAT mock test by following the steps given below.
Click on the link to access the free CAT mock test- Click here
Now, candidates will be redirected to a new page where they have to enter their name, email ID, and mobile number.
Here, click on the “Start test now”.
Thereafter, an OTP will be sent to the entered mobile number and now click on the “Verify” button.
Now, candidates can access the CAT 2021 free mock test series.
About CAT 2021
The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad tentatively on November 28. CAT is a national-level MBA entrance exam conducted by IIMs on a rotational basis to offer admission to various management programmes.
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