CAT 2022 Live: IIM CAT answer key, cut off, result date at iimcat.ac.in, response sheet, marks vs percentile

CAT 2022 Exam Live Updates and Latest News: IIM CAT exam 2022 for MBA admission was conducted yesterday in 3 slots. CAT 2022 slots, students review, paper analysis, results, cutoff, and more.

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NEW DELHI- Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore has successfully conducted the CAT 2022 exam on November 27. The last slot of the CAT exam 2022 ended at 6.30 PM. As per CAT slot 3 students' reactions, the third slot of the CAT exam 2022 was a little more challenging when compared to slot 1 and slot 2. This year, the overall difficulty level of CAT 2022 was moderately difficult. IIM Bangalore has not yet announced the CAT answer key release date. As per last year's trends, the official CAT answer key is expected to release on December 7, 2022. Check out the overall CAT analysis, CAT 2022 answer key, CAT result date, CAT score vs percentile, and more here on this page.
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IIM Bangalore will release CAT official answer key along with the candidates' CAT response sheet probably in the second week of December. Authorities will release the CAT result 2022 tentatively in the second week of January 2023. Post declaration of CAT result candidates can more details about about MBA admission on the respective website of MBA colleges in India.

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CAT 2022 Exam Live Updates: Highlights

CAT full form

Common Admission Test (CAT)

CAT 2022 conducting body

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore

Number of questions in CAT 2022

66

Total CAT exam centre

438

Total number of CAT test cities

150

Total number candidates registered for CAT exam 2022

2.56 lakh

Exam duration

2 Hours (120 Minutes)

Section-wise CAT exam time duration

  • 40 Minutes for each section (VARC, DILR, QA).

  • 53 Minutes 20 seconds for PwD candidates for each section.

Total marks of CAT exam

198 marks

CAT Marking Scheme

  • For every right answer, +3 will be awarded

  • For every wrong answer in MCQs, -1 will be deducted

  • No negative marks for Non-MCQs

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IIM CAT exam is conducted for MBA admission to 20 IIMs, IITs, and other top MBA colleges including (MDI, SPJIMR, FMS, TAPMI, IMT Ghaziabad, JIMS Rohini, etc). Post conclusion of the IIM CAT entrance exam candidates can use the CAT percentile predictor to predict their CAT percentile and know their MBA admission chances.

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IIM Bangalore held CAT 2022 on November 27 as centre based test in 150 cities across India. The CAT exam was conducted in three shifts. Based on CAT exam analysis 2022, the questions across all three sections of QA, DILR, and VARC were moderately difficult. Know about CAT exam analysis, CAT 2022 expected cutoff, result date, CAT colleges, etc.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 05:23 PM IST

CAT exam 2022- Result date

Along with the final answer key, the CAT 2022 result will likely be released in early January, 2023. The result will be published on the official website of IIM CAT in the form of scorecard. Candidates have appeared in the entrance exam will be able to download the scorecard, using proper login credentials such as CAT ID and password. Shortlisted candidates will be called for admission which may include WAT, PI/GD, etc. CAT 2022 participating institutes will release their CAT cutoff and selection procedure of CAT 2022 that can be checked on the respective website of the institute.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 04:28 PM IST

CAT exam 2022- Scaled score in CAT

CAT 2022 scorecard includes the following details:

  • Sectional scaled score
  • Sectional percentile score
  • Overall scaled score
  • Overall percentile score

The Overall Scaled Score in CAT 2022 is the sum of the scaled scores of the student in the three CAT sections. Percentile refers to the percentage of the students who receive a scaled score less than or equal to the scaled score obtained by the student.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 04:17 PM IST

CAT exam 2022- How much percentile is good in CAT?

For IIMs, nothing less than the 97 to 98 percentile is good but for other top MBA colleges, 90 to 95 percentile is good. Most of the CAT test-takers fall in the category of 80 to 90 percentile and 100's of B-schools accept those with CAT scores in this range.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 03:55 PM IST

CAT exam 2022- IIM admission process

Most of the IIMs have release the admission criteria for the aspirants to analyse and assess their chances of MBA admission at IIMs. Both, overall and section cutoff in CAT in applied to shortlist the candidates for further rounds of IIM admission selection. Now, after the announcement of CAT exam results 2022, IIMs will start shortlisting candidates and send them call letters to participate in the further rounds such as Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). IIMs will shortlist candidates based on CAT 2022 score, CAT 2022 cut-off, overall profile, composite score and performance in WAT and PI.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 03:29 PM IST

CAT exam 2022- IMT Ghaziabad CAT cut off

IMT Ghaziabad will soon release CAT cut off for the next academic session. It is expected that IMT Ghaziabad CAT cut off 2022 will lies between 95 to 97 pecentile. 

Nov. 28, 2022 | 03:11 PM IST

CAT exam 2022- CAT Official Answer Key 2022

Once the objections are raised by candidates, IIM Bangalore will release the CAT 2022 final answer key in online mode. The final answer key can be released likely in the last week of December 2022. If the objection raised by the candidate is found valid by the IIM, then the fee made will be refunded to the same account from which the payment is made otherwise it is non-refundable.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 02:15 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live update- Admission to Non-IIM Colleges

CAT 2022 scores will also be used for admission by more than 90 private and public MBA colleges spread over 23 states and Union Territories. Most non-IIM institutes of CAT 2022 are in Maharashtra (17), followed by Uttar Pradesh (11).

Nov. 28, 2022 | 01:55 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates- Colleges accepting 60-70 percentile range

Given below is the list of MBA colleges that accept CAT scores in the 60 to 70 percentile range.

  • Asian Business School (ABS), Noida
  • Amrita School of Business, Kochi
  • AIMS Institutes (AIMS), Bangalore
  • Amrita School of Business - Bangalore
  • Acharya Bangalore B-School
  • Bengal Institute of Business Studies (BIBS), Kolkata
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  • Christ Institute of Management, Pune
  • International Institute of Business Studies, Noida
  • International School of Business and Media (ISB&M) Bangalore
  • International School of Business & Media, Kolkata
  • IKM Business School, Calicut
  • IILM Institute for Higher Education, Delhi
  • International Institute of Business Studies, Bangalore
  • Doon Business School (DBS), Dehradun
  • Eastern Institute For Integrated Learning In Management, Kolkata
  • FOSTIIMA Business School, Delhi
  • International School of Business & Media, Pune
  • ISBR Business School
  • Presidency College
  • Justices KS Hegde Institute of Management
  • Jagannath International Management School, Delhi
  • Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Delhi (JIMS ), Rohini, Delhi
  • Institute of International Trade, Kolkata
  • Indus Business School, IIEBM, Pune
  • International Institute of Management Studies, Pune
  • Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
  • Lotus Business School (LBS, Pune)
  • New Delhi Institute of Management
  • School of Petroleum Management-PDPU, Ahmedabad
  • The Indian Institute of Financial Planning, Delhi
  • Pune Institute of Business Management (PIBM), Pune
  • PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore
  • Sanskar Educational Group, Ghaziabad
  • SSN School of Management (SSN SOM), Chennai
  • School of Business Studies - Sharda University, Greater Noida
Nov. 28, 2022 | 01:37 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates- Number of candidates appeared in CAT 2022

As per the CAT convener, a total of 2,22,184 candidates appear for CAT 2022 MBA entrance exam. Around 2.55 lakh candidates registered for the CAT exam 2022.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 01:35 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live update- How much percentile is good in CAT?

For IIMs, nothing less than the 97 to 98 percentile is good but for other top MBA colleges, 90 to 95 percentile is good. Most of the CAT test-takers fall in the category of 80 to 90 percentile and 100's of B-schools accept those with CAT scores in this range.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 01:23 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates- CAT 2022 cutoff for top MBA colleges in India

Below is the expected CAT cut-off score for unreserved category candidates for admission to top MBA colleges in India.

Top MBA colleges in India

Expected CAT 2022 cut off percentile

FMS Delhi CAT cut off 2022

98-99

IMT Ghaziabad CAT cut off

95-97

SPJIMR CAT exam cutoff

95-99

MDI Gurgaon CAT 2022 cut-off

97-99

JBIMS Mumbai CAT cut off

96

XIM Bhubaneswar

91

IMI New Delhi

90

KJ Somaiya CAT cut off

86

GIM Goa

85

TAPMI CAT cut off

80


Nov. 28, 2022 | 01:15 PM IST

CAT 2022 exam live updates- CAT normalization process

The CAT 2022 exam was held in multiple slots. To bring equity in the marking process, the exam conducting authority opts a normalization process to announce the CAT result 2022. There are various factors that are considered during the CAT 2022 result normalization process. 

Parameters considered for CAT normalization?

  • Highest score

  • Lowest score

  • Mean score

  • Median score

  • Top 10 percentiles

  • Lowest 10 percentiles


Nov. 28, 2022 | 01:08 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates- Expected CAT 2022 cut-off for IIMs

Check out the expected CAT exam cutoff 2022 percentile for General category students for MBA admission at the top IIMs.

IIMs for MBA admission 

Top IIMs CAT 2022 cut-off (percentile)

IIM Ahmedabad CAT cutoff 

99-100

IIM Bangalore cut-off

99-100

IIM Calcutta cutoff

99+

IIM Lucknow CAT 2022 cutoff

97-98

IIM Indore CAT exam cut-off

97-98

IIM Kozhikode cutoff

97-98

IIM Amritsar CAT cut-off

95-96

IIM Nagpur cutoff

95-96

IIM Sambalpur CAT exam 2022 cutoff

95-96

IIM Trichy cutoff of CAT 2022

94-95


Nov. 28, 2022 | 12:51 PM IST

CAT exam live update- CAT 2022 expected cut-off percentile


CAT percentile

VARC Score

LRDI Score

QA Score

Overall CAT score

99.5 percentile

44

36

39

101

99 percentile

41

31

36

91

98 percentile

35

28

31

80

95 percentile

29

22

24

66

90 percentile

24

18

17

53

85 percentile

20

15

14

45

80 percentile

17

13

11

40


Nov. 28, 2022 | 12:37 PM IST

IIM CAT 2022 live updates- CAT selection process

IIMs and other Top MBA colleges will be starting admission process after CAT 2022 result date. As admission criteria, CAT cutoff, percentile may vary across MBA colleges, candidates should check the admission criteria of a particular B-school they want to apply for. Candidates shortlisted in the eligible list will be called for further rounds which may include GD, PI, WAT, etc.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 12:26 PM IST

CAT live updates 2022- What after CAT exam?

After the CAT 2022 exam, some of the esteemed coaching institutes may provide the CAT answer key. The official CAT answer key release date is not announced yet. It is expected to be out in the first or second week of December 2022.  Using the answer key of CAT, candidates can calculate their probable scores. The estimated marks can be compared to calculate percentile to know chances of selection for the next round.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 12:08 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live update- What is a CAT response sheet?

The CAT response sheet displays the answers marked by candidates for all three sections of the CAT exam question paper. IIM Bangalore will release CAT 2022 response sheet long with CAT official answer key probably in the second week of December 2022.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 12:00 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates- When will CAT paper 2022 to be released

IIM Bangalore will release the CAT paper 2022 along with candidates' CAT response sheet after a few days of the conclusion of the CAT 2022 entrance test. However, after the conclusion of the CAT exam slot, on this page, we will provide a glimpse of the CAT 2022 question paper along with sectional and overall CAT exam slot analysis.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 11:41 AM IST

CAT 2022 Exam: When will the answer key be available?

The official CAT answer key will be released by IIMB in the second week of December 2022 probably at iimcat.ac.in cat 2022. However, Careers360 and some top CAT coaching institutes will release the slot-wise CAT answer key in the coming days. You can check them on their respective websites.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 11:32 AM IST

CAT 2022 live updates: CAT marks vs percentile

CAT scores are the actual marks a student obtains in the CAT 2022 exam. This is calculated as per the CAT exam pattern and marking scheme. This is the sum of the total marks obtained in all sections. CAT percentile is the relative performance of all those candidates who appeared for the CAT exam 2022. The marks obtained in the CAT exam are converted into a scale from 100 to 0. The CAT percentile marks for each section are normalized and then the overall CAT percentile marks are calculated.

Overall CAT Marks Vs Percentile

CAT percentile range

CAT overall score

99+

155-160

95-98

135-154

90-94

101-134

85-89

81-100

80-84

71-80

75-79

61-70

70-74

51-60

Nov. 28, 2022 | 11:25 AM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates- CAT 2022 expected cut off

IIM CAT cutoff for general category students is expected to go around 99 to 100 percentile while the it (CAT off 2022) for reserved category students is likely be  around 97 to 98 percentile.

CAT 2022 cut off percentile for each institute will depend on various factors such as the difficulty level of the CAT exam, the number of students who appeared in CAT 2022, the number of seats available, etc. Candidates can check the cutoff of CAT 2022 at the website of respective institute.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 11:14 AM IST

CAT Exam 2022: Top MBA Colleges as per NIRF rankings

The top 10 management institutes in India as per NIRF rankings are;

  • Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  • IIM Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  • Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • IIM Indore
  • Indian Institute of Management Lucknow 
  • Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology
Nov. 28, 2022 | 10:56 AM IST

CAT Exam Live Updates: Expected IIM Cutoff 2022

Below are the expected qualifying IIMs cutoff 2022:

IIM

Qualifying CAT cut offs

IIM Ahmedabad

85

IIM Bangalore

85

IIM Calcutta

85

IIM Lucknow

90

IIM Indore

90

IIM Kozhikode

85

IIM Amritsar

90

IIM Nagpur

85

IIM Sambalpur

93

IIM Trichy

93

IIM Raipur

93

IIM Ranchi

90

IIM Kashipur

94

IIM Vizag

80

IIM Udaipur

93

IIM Bodhgaya

93

IIM Shillong

75

IIM Sirmaur

93

IIM Rohtak

95

IIM Nagpur

85

IIM Jammu

93

Nov. 28, 2022 | 10:49 AM IST

CAT 2022 Percentile Predictor: Know your chances of admission in top B-schools

Candidates who have appeared in the CAT 2022 exam on November 27 must be curious about their results. The CAT 2022 percentile predictor is one such tool that assists you significantly in assessing your CAT results. The CAT exam percentile predictor allows students to predict their percentile with the details provided by them. Candidates can get a quick result with accurate predictions with this valuable tool.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 10:35 AM IST

CAT 2022 Answer Key: Release date, response sheet

CAT answer key release date has not been officially announced yet. However, CAT 2022 answer key is expected by the first week of December 2022. Once CAT answer key is released, candidates can download it the in PDF format from iimcat.ac.in. Candidates will also be download their CAT response sheet along with the CAT 2022 answer.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 10:24 AM IST

CAT 2022 Exam Live Updates- When CAT results will be out

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore will announce CAT 2022 result probably in the second week of January 2023. Those candidates who took CAT 2022 exam can check and download their CAT scorecard by visiting the official website- iimcat.ac.in. In order to check CAT result candidates will have to use their login credentials which includes CAT user ID and password.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 10:15 AM IST

IIM CAT exam- Previous year official CAT answer key

CAT slotsDownload shift-wise CAT 2021 answer key
CAT 2021 slot 1 official answer keyCAT shift 1 answer key
CAT official answer key 2021 for slot 2CAT slot 2 answer key
CAT 2021 slot 3 answer keyCAT shift 3 answer key
Nov. 28, 2022 | 09:51 AM IST

CAT exam live updates 2022- CAT slot 3 vs slot 2 vs slot 1 exam difficulty level

CAT slot 2 was tougher than CAT exam slot 1 as pointed out by the candidates. CAT aspirants who took slot 1 and 2 found QA section was lengthy and time-consuming. CAT 2022 slot 3 was of moderate difficulty only. Candidates are eagerly waiting for the CAT result 2022 which is expected to be declared around the second week of January 2023.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 09:37 AM IST

IIM CAT 2022 Exam Latest Updates: Calculate your CAT percentile

Click here to check your CAT 2022 percentile Use this tool to know the percentile and your chances of getting into one of your dream MBA colleges.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 09:26 AM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates- Answer key release date

CAT 2022 provisional answer key along with the CAT response sheet will be released by IIM Bangalore probably in the second week of December. Candidates will be able to raise objections against the CAT official answer key within stipulated time by providing adequate proof.

Nov. 28, 2022 | 08:59 AM IST

IIM CAT live updates 2022- Top 5 IIM fee structure

Fees for an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) MBA program range from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 23 lakh. The top three IIMs i.e. Ahmedabad, Bangalore, and Calcutta charge Rs 23 lakh. However, the MBA fee for the new IIMs is less than Rs 12 lakh. The IIM fee structure covers the following costs.

  • Tuition fee

  • Laptop and computer

  • Mess charges

  • Course material

  • Internet

  • Library

  • Personal expenses

  • Travel

  • Boarding

  • Alumni activity

  • Miscellaneous expenses

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:13 PM IST

IIM CAT exam 2022 live updates- CAT exam students experience

Another candidate Ritushree Roy reviewed the paper as moderately difficult, with questions in reading comprehension section was found to be easy, while DILR, VARC sections were a bit difficult. "I can hardly attempt 25 to 30 questions, and was not satisfied with the CAT exam. I will appear for IIM CAT exam next year."

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:07 PM IST

IIM CAT exam 2022 live updates- Students reaction on IIM CAT exam

Ankush Surin, a CAT aspirant said that the CAT exam was relatively tough in comparison to the last year. "The IIM CAT exam tough to me. I can hardly attempted 35 to 40 questions, as the questions in DILR were tough and time-consuming," he said.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:37 PM IST

IIM CAT exam live updates 2022- CAT result date

As per the CAT official website and the schedule released, CAT 2022 result date is yet to be announced. However the tentative date is in the second week of January 2022.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:14 PM IST

CAT 2022: What if not getting a good CAT score

Many candidates do not get admission at their desired MBA college. Such candidates can start preparing for CAT 2023 now. It is better to start preparing for CAT exam 2023 in advance. Application for CAT 2023 will likely open in August 2023. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:02 PM IST

CAT 2022 exam slot 3 analysis

As per test takers and experts, CAT slot 3 was easy to moderate. However, some questions in QA and VARC were s a bit difficult compared with other DILR. Check out the section wise number of questions, difficulty level, and overall CAT exam analysis. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 08:51 PM IST

CAT 2022 percentile predictor

After appearing for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022 exam's each slot, candidates can use the percentile predictor to know their percentile and assess their chances of MBA/ PGDM admission in IIMs and top management colleges such as FMS, SPJIMR, IMT, MDI, etc. Candidates can predict their sectional as well as overall CAT 2022 percentage using this Careers360 CAT 2022 percentile predictor tool.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 08:49 PM IST

CAT score calculator

There are a total number of 2,27,835 students who appeared in the CAT exam. Now you scored a rank of 4000, then your CAT percentile will be

  • Your CAT percentile = [1 - { 4000/2,27,835 }] * 100 = 98.24 percentile
Nov. 27, 2022 | 08:34 PM IST

CAT 2022: Which slot is easy in CAT?

According to CAT analysis, many students find CAT Slot 1 slightly easier than CAT Slot 2 and Slot 3. Know a detailed analysis of CAT 2022 here.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 08:19 PM IST

CAT 2022 live updates- CAT 2022 score vs percentile

CAT scores are the actual marks a student obtains in the CAT 2022 exam. This is calculated as per the CAT 2022 exam pattern and marking scheme. This is the sum of the total marks obtained in all sections. CAT percentile is the relative performance of all those candidates who appeared for the CAT exam 2022.

The marks obtained in the CAT exam are converted into a scale from 100 to 0. The CAT percentile marks for each section are normalized and then the overall CAT percentile marks are calculated.

Overall CAT score Vs Percentile

CAT percentile range

CAT overall score

99+

155-160

95-98

135-154

90-94

101-134

85-89

81-100

80-84

71-80

75-79

61-70

70-74

51-60


Nov. 27, 2022 | 07:44 PM IST

CAT MBA Exam Live Updates: CAT 2022 result date and time

IIM Bangalore will update the CAT result 2022 date and time on the official website of CAT 2022, iimcat.ac.in. The result of CAT 2022 is expected to be released in January 2023. Once the CAT result is out, candidates will be able to download it, using their CAT ID and password. Last year CAT result was declared on January 3.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 07:16 PM IST

CAT Slot 3 Analysis

As per the CAT slot 3 analysis, the paper was a little more challenging when compared to CAT slot 1 and slot 2.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 07:13 PM IST

CAT Exam 2022 Latest News - CAT percentile calculator

CAT score calculator can be used immediately after your CAT exam slot is over. CAT percentile calculator is an online tool created exclusively by Careers360 in partnership with Career Launcher which will help you in assess your performance in the CAT exam and predict your sectional and overall CAT score. CAT 2022 percentile predictor tool is easy to use, gives you quick results, accurate predictions, and is preferred by over 70,000+ MBA aspirants.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 07:13 PM IST

CAT 2022 expected score vs percentile

Percentile

VARC

DILR

QA

Overall

80%ile

25

17

19

57

90%ile

30

23

27

69

95%ile

35

27

33

83

98%ile

39

33

40

101

99%ile

42

36

44

106

99.5%ile

47

41

48

122

Nov. 27, 2022 | 07:10 PM IST

CAT Exam 2022 Live Updates: How to calculate CAT percentile?

Follow these steps to calculate the CAT percentile

  • Step 1: Know the total number of candidates (N) who appeared for the CAT 2022

  • Step 2: Assign a rank (r), based on the scaled scores obtained in the QA section, to all candidates who appeared for the CAT exam 2022. In the case of two or more candidates obtaining identical scaled scores in the QA section, assign identical ranks to all those candidates.

  • Step 3: Calculate the percentile score (P) of a candidate with rank (r) in the QA section as P = [(N − r)/N] x 100

  • Step 4: Round off the calculated percentile score (P) of a candidate up to two decimal points

Nov. 27, 2022 | 07:05 PM IST

CAT 2022 Exam: When will the answer key be available?

The official CAT 2022 answer key will be released by IIMB tentatively on December 7, 2022. However, Careers360 and some top CAT coaching institutes will release the slot-wise CAT answer key today after the CAT exam is over. You can check them on their respective websites.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 07:00 PM IST

CAT 2022 analysis and Student's reaction

Check out the CAT 2022 Slot 2 analysis, students review, difficulty level of CAT slot 2, etc.


Nov. 27, 2022 | 06:47 PM IST

CAT Exam 2022 live updates- Top B-schools accepting CAT score

Other than IIMs, the list of some other top MBA colleges that accept CAT exam score are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

  • IIT Bombay

  • Faculty of Management Studies

  • MDI Gurgaon

  • Institute of Management Technology (Ghaziabad)

  • IMI Delhi

  • JBIMS Mumbai

  • SPJIMR, Mumbai

  • SDA Bocconi Mumbai

Nov. 27, 2022 | 06:41 PM IST

CAT 2022 Slot 3: Exam Analysis, difficulty level

CAT slot 3 analysis timings were 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Of all three sections, the DILR section was of easy to moderate level. Some of the questions were trickier in the quantitative skill section. In VARC, the bulk of the questions were of medium difficulty level. In RC, there were two extensive passages. Overall the difficulty level of CAT exam slot 3 was between moderate to difficult.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 06:40 PM IST

CAT Exam for MBA: Students' Reaction

A student who missed CAT 2022 shared his concern.



Nov. 27, 2022 | 06:35 PM IST

IIM CAT 2022 live updates- Slot 3 exam concludes

CAT exam slot 3 has concluded now at 6:30 pm. The CAT exam 2022 slot 3 started at 4:30 pm today. With this evening session of CAT 2022, IIM Bangalore has successfully conceded the CAT exam this year. There were other two slots as well which were concluded earlier. The other two slots were of moderate difficulty as per the candidates who have appeared in CAT 2022.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 06:34 PM IST

CAT live updates 2022- Slot 3 over students coming out

The CAT exam 2022 slot 3 is over now and students are heading out of the CAT test centre. The students at CAT exam centre have suggested exams to be of moderate level. The CAT exam slot 3 started at 4: 30 pm and concluded at 6:30 pm. Students who appeared in this last CAT slot 2022 were among the 2 Lakh+ candidates who attempted CAT 2022.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 06:19 PM IST

CAT Exam Live - CAT 2022 Result Date and Time

IIM Bangalore has not yet released the CAT 2022 result declaration date and time. The CAT result 2022 is expected to be announced in the second week of January 2023. Last year CAT exam result was declared on January 3.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 06:18 PM IST

CAT live updates 2022: Slot 3 to conclude soon

Only 10 to 12 minutes left for CAT Slot 3 entrance exam. As soon as CAT slot 3 ends, CAT aspirants will share their exam day experience. However, there is not much difference between CAT slot 1 and 2, so candidates can expect the same in the CAT slot 3 question paper.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 06:05 PM IST

CAT live updates 2022- Slot 3 to conclude in half an hour

CAT 2022 is being held in three sessions and slot 3 is the last session. CAT exam in slot 3 started at 4:30 pm and will end in the next 30 minutes. The exam will be over at 6:30 but candidates can leave the test centre at or after 6:45 pm. Before leaving the test lab, candidates will have to deposit the pen, CAT admit card, scribe, etc.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 05:58 PM IST

IIM CAT Exam Live Updates- How was cat exam today

As per students those who took CAT slot 1 or 2 today have shared their exam day experience. As per them, the CAT slot 1 exam difficulty level was moderate but lengthy and time-consuming. While the difficulty level of the CAT slot 2 exam was moderately tough.


Nov. 27, 2022 | 05:52 PM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates- Slot 3 analysis to release soon

The CAT exam slot 3 has been concluded and the CAT exam slot 3 analysis will be live soon for candidates. This CAT exam slot 3 analysis will be providing insight into the difficulty level of each of the sections of the CAT exam question paper along with an idea of the expected CAT cut off. The CAT exam has concluded today in three different slots and will be declaring the CAT results probably in the second week of January 2023.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 05:35 PM IST

CAT live updates 2022: What after CAT exam?

After the CAT 2022 exam, some of the esteemed coaching institutes may provide the unofficial answer key. The official CAT answer key is expected to be out in the first or second week of December 2022.  Using the CAT 2022 answer key, candidates can calculate their probable CAT score. The estimated marks can be compared to calculate the CAT percentile to know the chances of selection for the next round.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 05:25 PM IST

IIM CAT 2022 live updates- Release of CAT official answer key

IIM Bangalore will release the official CAT 2022 answer key within a week of the exam.  Candidates will be able to access the CAT exam answer key along with the response sheet by logging into their CAT accounts. The CAT answer key 2022 will contain question-wise candidate’s response and official answer.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 04:48 PM IST

IIM CAT Exam 2022 Live Updates- Number of questions in CAT exam 2022

The CAT exam 2022 has a total of 66 questions this year which is similar to last year's CAT question trends. The questions of the CAT 2022 exam are Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Quantitative Aptitude (QA).

Nov. 27, 2022 | 04:30 PM IST

IIM CAT Slot 3 exam 2022- Slot 3 begins

The CAT exam slot 3 has now started. This is the evening session of the CAT exam from 04.30 pm to 06.30 pm. It is also the last slot of CAT exam 2022. Candidates were asked to arrive at their CAT exam centre at 3 pm for CAT slot 3 exams. Earlier the second shift of CAT 2022 exam was concluded at 2.30 pm.The CAT exam has witnessed significant growth in the number of CAT appearing students in last few years

Nov. 27, 2022 | 04:19 PM IST

CAT Exam Live Updates- How many candidates appeared for CAT 2022?

It is expected that more than 2.5 lakh candidates registered for the CAT 2022 exam. 

CAT year

CAT exam registrations (In Lakhs)

2022

2.55 (Expected)

2021

2.3 

2020

2.28

2019

2.44

2018

2.41


Nov. 27, 2022 | 04:15 PM IST

CAT Exam 2022 Latest News: Slot 3 begins in 15 minutes

CAT Slot 3 starts at 4.30 pm and will be concluded at 6.30 pm. CAT 2022 exam duration is 120 minutes. Candidates are going through the frisking process, document verification, and other norms. All COVID-19 guidelines are being followed at the CAT test centre.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 04:10 PM IST

CAT exam live updates 2022: CAT slot 1 and 2 combined analysis

Those candidates who are going to take CAT 2022 slot 3 should check the analysis of previous CAT sessions. Check out the CAT slot 1 and 2 combined analysis.

Section nameTotal number of questionsSlot 1 (Score for 99%ile)Slot 2 (Score for 99%ile)
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
2437-3937-39 
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
2027-3027-30
Quantitative Ability (QA)
2240-4240-42
Total
6697-9997-99
Difficulty Level-ModerateTough
Nov. 27, 2022 | 04:10 PM IST

CAT Slot 3 Exam Live Update- What ID proof to carry?

Students must carry one of the following original documents to the CAT exam center along with the CAT admit card 2022 as proof of identity.

  • Aadhar Card

  • Voter ID

  • Driving License

  • College ID

  • Passport

  • PAN Card

  • UID

  • Employer ID

Nov. 27, 2022 | 04:04 PM IST

CAT Slot 2 Review: Students' reaction

Students found a disparity in CAT slots and shared their opinion on Twitter.



Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:59 PM IST

IIM CAT Live Updates 2022- score vs percentile cat 2022


Percentile

VARC

DILR

QA

Overall

80%ile

25

17

19

57

90%ile

30

23

27

69

95%ile

35

27

33

83

98%ile

39

33

40

101

99%ile

42

36

44

106

99.5%ile

47

41

48

122


Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:59 PM IST

CAT slot 2 analysis: DILR, Quant was tough

Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:50 PM IST

CAT 2022 Slot 3: Reporting time, Checklist for students

  • CAT Slot 3 Reporting time: 3 pm.
  • CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Timing: 4:30- 6:30 pm.
  • CAT exam duration: 2 hours
  • Document Required: CAT admit card, valid ID card.
  • Scribble pad, pen, and admit card have to be submitted at the dropbox after the CAT exam 2022.
Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:50 PM IST

CAT 2022 Exam Live Updates- CAT marking scheme

CAT 2022 exam will have a CAT making scheme where 3 marks will be awarded for correct answers and 1 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. Candidates must focus on CAT section wise marks to ensure good score in the CAT exam overall. The CAT exam slot 1 is concluded now and candidates have come out of the CAT 2022 test centers.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:36 PM IST

CAT Exam Live Updates 2022- CAT slot 2 exam analysis

Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:31 PM IST

IIM CAT 2022 Exam Live Update- cat slot 2 review

CAT 2022 slot 2 exam was concluded at 2:30 PM. As per students' CAT exam analysis, the difficulty level of the overall CAT 2022 exam was moderate. As per section-wise CAT exam difficulty level, the Quantitative Aptitude (QA) section was hard while the Verbal (VARC) section was easy to moderate for the students.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:19 PM IST

CAT Exam Live Updates 2022- how many questions to attempt in cat

As per experts, those candidates who are aiming to secure CAT 95+ percentile, candidates should attempt 75 percent of CAT paper 2022 with a good accuracy rate. Check CAT paper pattern 2022 and try solving these number of questions in CAT 2022 exam. 

CAT exam section name

Total questions

Good attempts

VARC

24

18

DILR

20

13

QA

22

16

Total

66

47

Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:05 PM IST

IIM CAT Live Update 2022- CAT slot 2 exam sectional analysis

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) - Moderate
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation (LRDI) - Doable (Easy to Moderate)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (QA) - Easy (Quite lengthy)
Nov. 27, 2022 | 03:00 PM IST

IIM CAT Live Updates 2022- CAT slot 2 paper analysis

Those candidates who appeared in the CAT slot 2 exam analyzed the question paper and as per them is slot of CAT exam was also moderately difficult. A CAT 2022 aspirant said, "the CAT slot 2 exam was slightly tough, most of the questions were asked from number systems".

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:55 PM IST

CAT Slot 2 Exam Analysis: Difficulty Level, Paper Pattern

The difficulty level of the CAT exam and question paper varies in each slot. While the CAT slot 1 exam was moderately to lengthy and as per some CAT slot 2 takers, this slot of the CAT exam was also on similar lines. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:46 PM IST

CAT 2022 Slot 3: Parents waiting at CAT test centre

The CAT slot 2 concluded at 2.30 PM. Students coming out from the CAT examination hall. The authority allowed parents to get inside the waiting hall.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:43 PM IST

CAT 2022 Slot 2 Latest Updates: Post exam students' reaction

IIM Bangalore has concluded the CAT 2022 slot 2 exam. Candidates who appeared for the IIM entrance exam have shared their reactions with the Careers360 team live covering the CAT 2022 exam. Based on students' reactions, the exam was overall moderately difficult. DILR and QA sections were a bit more difficult than Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC). Diversity of questions was also not as expected. Questions were asked about unexpected topics. Normalization process will be applied before releasing the CAT percentile so that no candidates are unfairly given advantages or disadvantages.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:37 PM IST

IIM CAT Live Update 2022- CAT important formulas

In the CAT exam 2022, the Quantitative Aptitude (QA) section will have a total of 20 questions including 14 MCQs and 6 non-MCQs. Check out some important CAT Quant Formulas.

  • (a + b)² = (a² + b² + 2ab)

  • (a – b)² = (a² + b² – 2ab)

  • (a + b)(a – b) = (a² – b²)

  • (a + b)² = (a² + b² + 2ab)

  • (a³ – b³) = (a – b)(a² + ab + b²)

  • (a + b + c)² = a² + b² + c² + 2(ab + bc + ca)

  • (a³ + b³) = (a + b)(a² – ab + b²)

  • When a + b + c = 0, then a³ + b³ + c³ = 3abc

  • (a³ + b³ + c³ – 3abc) = (a + b + c)(a² + b² + c² – ab – bc – ac)

  • (a + b) n = an + (nC1) an-1b + (nC2) an-2b² + … + (nCn-1) abn-1 + bn

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:33 PM IST

IIM CAT 2022 live updates- CAT 2022 slot 2 exam over

CAT 2022 slot 2 exam concluded at 2:30 PM. The CAT slot 2 exam was smoothly conducted. Now CAT aspirants are coming out and submitting their scribble pads and now they will share the CAT 2022 exam day experience. Those candidates who are going to take the CAT slot 3 exam should check the CAT slot 2 analysis to plan their strategy.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:30 PM IST

CAT 2022 exam live updates- Official answer key release date

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore will release the provisional CAT answer key along with candidates’ response sheets after the CAT exam 2022. Candidates can download the answer from the official website. They can also access their response sheet, using the CAT ID and password. Keep track of the official answer key release date. CAT answer key will be available in the form of PDF.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:28 PM IST

CAT Entrance Exam 2022: CAT Slot 2 Analysis Soon

CAT 2022 exam slot 2 will end at 2:30 PM. Students who appeared for the exam will share their experiences and the experts share the CAT paper analysis for slot 2 exam soon.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:22 PM IST

CAT Exam Live Update- CAT 2nd slot timing and CAT exam analysis

CAT slot 2 exam is ongoing and it will end by 2:30 PM. CAT exam slot 2 timing is from 12.30 to 2.30 PM. Right after the conclusion of the CAT 2022 slot 2 exam, we will bring you the CAT sectional and overall exam analysis of the CAT slot 2 exam as per students' reactions from the CAT exam centre. Keep refreshing this page for all the live updates around the CAT 2022 exam, information on CAT 2022 result date and time, CAT response sheet, CAT 2022 question paper, and much more.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:20 PM IST

CAT Entrance Exam: CAT slot 2 to end in 10 minutes

The CAT 2022 exam slot 2 will be ending in 10 minutes. The CAT exam slot 2 started at 12:30 pm and will be ending at 2:30 pm. After the conclusion of the exam, we will share the CAT slot 2 analysis, the student's reactions to CAT 2022 slot 2, and the difference between CAT slot 1 and slot 2 here. Keep in touch with us to know the CAT 2022 slot 2 paper analysis.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:20 PM IST

CAT Exam Live Updates 2022- No. of questions in CAT 2022

The CAT exam 2022 has a total of 66 questions this year which is similar to last year's CAT question trends. The questions of the CAT 2022 exam are Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (24), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (20), and Quantitative Aptitude (22).

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:16 PM IST

IIM CAT 2022 live updates- Slot 2 to conclude soon

CAT 2022 is being held in three slots, and the slot 1 exam has already concluded. The slot 2 exam is ongoing. It started in the afternoon at 12:30 pm. The test will go on for two hours before it concludes at 2:30 pm. All three slots will be held in a single day. After the CAT slot 2 exam concludes, CAT slot 3 will start. The CAT exam timings for slot 3 is 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:11 PM IST

CAT 2022 Shift 1: Post-exam Students' Reaction

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:06 PM IST

CAT 2022 Slot 1 Analysis: Students' Reaction

Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:02 PM IST

CAT 2022 slot 1 analysis and students review

Check out the CAT slot 1 review and paper analysis by CAT aspirants from the test centre.


Nov. 27, 2022 | 02:00 PM IST

IIM CAT 2022 Exam: Slot 2 to conclude in half-hour

CAT 2022 slot 2 exam will conclude at 2:30 PM. Post conclusion of the CAT 2022 slot 2 exam candidates will be able to check students' reactions on this page. They will share their CAT exam day experience along with the CAT exam. On this page, we will provide CAT slot 2 exam analysis like how many questions were asked in the CAT exam, sectional and overall difficulty level, etc. Most important CAT topics from which questions were asked in the CAT 2022 exam.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 01:55 PM IST

Slot-wise CAT exam time duration

As per the timing of the CAT exam 2022, the duration will be 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes. The first session has been conducted from 8.30 am to 10.30 am and the CAT slot 2 is being held from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm, and the CAT exam time for slot 3 will be 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm. The CAT exam format is a Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode. Clear details about the CAT exam time slots have been mentioned in the CAT 2022 admit card.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 01:43 PM IST

CAT Slot 1 Answer Key: Details on date and CAT response sheet

CAT Slot 1 answer key will be released in the first week of December 2022. Candidates can access the answer key along with the CAT response sheet by logging into their CAT 2022 dashboard using their CAT login ID and password. IIM Bangalore is expected to release the provisional CAT answer key 2022 for the three slots conducted today i.e. November 27.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 01:37 PM IST

CAT 2022: How many questions in CAT exam?

The CAT exam pattern 2022 is the same as that of last year. According to the paper pattern, the CAT question paper has 66 questions;

  • VARC - 24 questions
  • DILR - 20 questions
  • QA - 22 questions
Nov. 27, 2022 | 01:32 PM IST

CAT 2022 live updates: Official CAT answer key release date

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore has not yet announced the provisional CAT answer key release date. As per the last year's statics, the CAT answer key will be out along with candidates’ response sheets after the CAT exam 2022. Candidates can download the answer from the official website. They can also access their response sheet, using the CAT ID and password. Keep track of the official CAT answer key release date. The answer key will be available in the form of a PDF.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 01:14 PM IST

CAT exam: What is CAT exam duration?

CAT 2022 is being conducted today in computer-based mode in three slots. The duration of CAT exam is 120 minutes wherein each section has 40 minutes of duration. However, PwD candidates will get a duration of 53 minutes 20 seconds to attempt each section of the CAT exam 2022.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 01:03 PM IST

CAT 2022 Live Updates: Is CAT slot 3 hard?

CAT slot 3 is yet to be conducted by the authorities. As per CAT slot timings, it will start from 4:30  pm to 6:30 pm today. Candidates are quite anxious about their performance in CAT slot 3 exam as the CAT slot 1 exam was of moderate difficulty only. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 01:00 PM IST

CAT Exam Live Updates: How was CAT Slot 2?

As per the CAT slot 2 timings, the exam will conclude at 2.30 PM. Once the CAT slot 2 exam is over, we will share the CAT slot 2 analysis here.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:58 PM IST

CAT 2022: Which slot of CAT is easy?

As of now, the experience of students who participated in the CAT 2022 Morning session, CAT Slot 1 is easy. Once all the slots of CAT 2022 are over, we will share the overall difficulty level.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:58 PM IST

CAT 2022 Live Updates: What is difficulty level of CAT?

The difficulty level of CAT is usually easy to moderate. CAT slot 1 review suggests it to be of moderate difficulty as per the students who have attended CAT 2022 exam. The CAT 2022 slot 2 exam is going on as per CAT slot 2 timings. The CAT exam is to be conducted in three different slots today. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:51 PM IST

CAT Exam 2022: CAT exam date 2022 timing

The CAT 2022 slot timings are 8:30 am to 10:30 am, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm and 4:30 to 6:30 pm. These CAT slot timings have been provided by the conducting body of the CAT exam, IIM Bangalore. Candidates were not allowed to choose CAT exam timing for themselves. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:46 PM IST

CAT 2022: CAT last minute tips

As per CAT exam analysis of slot 1, candidates must focus on CAT sectional timing and devote time on CAT 2022 paper wisely. The CAT exam time for slot 2 is 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Candidates are advised to focus on CAT paper timing wisely and without negligence. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:44 PM IST

CAT 2022 Live Updates: Calculate your CAT percentile of slot 1

Click here to check your CAT 2022 percentile slot 1. Use this tool to know the percentile and your chances of getting into one of your dream MBA colleges.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:35 PM IST

CAT paper analysis for slot 1

Students who find CAT 2022 Slot 1 paper easy share their experience on Twitter.


Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:30 PM IST

CAT Exam 2022: CAT 2022 Slot 2 Begins

The CAT slot 2 exam 2022 has now started from 12:30 pm. CAT test takers are in their CAT exam hall to attempt this MBA exam and crack admission into prestigious MBA colleges such as IIMs. Candidates will get 2 hours to complete all the questions of this CAT exam. The CAT 2022 is conducted in CBT mode by IIM Bangalore. The CAT slot 1 exam concluded at 10:30 pm. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:22 PM IST

CAT 2022 Live Updates: Slot 2 entry closed

The entry gates for CAT slot 2 are now closed. Any student who did not have CAT 2022 admit card along with original government valid ID proof was barred from writing the CAT exam.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:21 PM IST

CAT 2022: Candidates reached test centre for Slot 2 exam

Candidates have reached the CAT test centre to appear in CAT 2022 exam conducted in Slot 2. The candidates have reached their test centre with suggested things to carry in the CAT exam such as CAT admit card 2022, ID proof, and so on. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:18 PM IST

CAT 2022 Slot 2: Exam to begin at 12:30 pm

As per the CAT slot 2 timings, the afternoon session of CAT 2022 will begin at 12:30 pm. The CAT slot 2 will continue till 2:30 pm.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:12 PM IST

CAT exam slot 1 analysis by BYJU'S

CAT 2022 Slot 1 Review: It is a logical CAT, IIM Bangalore has played its role in selecting the best management students. The choice of questions plays an important role while attempting. Overall CAT was selectable and not too difficult compared to 2021.


Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:12 PM IST

CAT 2022: What is the overview of CAT exam slot 1 analysis?

Candidates can check the CAT exam slot 1 analysis provided below by Career Launcher. The CAT slot 1 answer key will be released soon by IIM Bangalore after the conclusion of the CAT 2022 exam.

CAT slot 1 exam analysis by Career Launcher


Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:07 PM IST

CAT Exam Analysis by Unacademy

Here check out the CAT 2022 slot 1 Paper Overview, Cutoff & Questions, Complete Analysis, Expected CAT cutoff, Answer Key by Unacademy.


Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:05 PM IST

CAT Paper Review 2022 : CAT slot 1 analysis CATKing

Check out the CAT slot 1 exam analysis by CATKing;


Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:04 PM IST

CAT 2022 Exam: What is CAT exam syllabus?

The CAT exam syllabus includes -

  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)

  • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)

  • Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

Nov. 27, 2022 | 12:02 PM IST

CAT live updates 2022: CAT exam slot 1 analysis by Career Launcher

Check out the CAT exam slot 1 analysis by Career Launcher below;

CAT SectionNumber of QuestionsCAT Difficulty Level
VARC
24 Questions (3 Non-MCQ)
Easy to Moderate
DILR
20 Questions (6 Non-MCQ)
Easy to Moderate
QA
22 Questions (8 Non-MCQ)Moderate to Difficult
Total66 Questions
Moderate


Ideal CAT 2022 score to get 99+ percentile

CAT SectionIdeal CAT Score
VARC
40-42
DILR  
28-30
QA
36-38
Overall98 (An ideal score of 99%ile)
110 (An ideal score of 99.5%ile)
Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:56 AM IST

CAT 2022 Exam: What are the things to carry for CAT exam?

The things to carry for CAT exam 2022 are as follows:

  • CAT 2022 hall ticket

  • ID proof

  • Candidate's photograph

  • Stationery items

  • Self-declaration form

  • Medical certificate and scribe affidavit

  • Name change document

  • Mask, sanitizer, and other COVID-19-related items

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:54 AM IST

CAT Slot 1 Paper Analysis by 'CAT Aspirant'

As per a CAT aspirant, Atul who took the CAT 2022 exam says, the exam was easy only for those who practiced the mock exam well. And he said, English was easy but LR and Quant were tough because I practiced very less for them. What I feel is that if I prepare well next year, a good percentile required for a top IIM is not far off. Finally, he added that the overall difficulty level of CAT 2022 is moderate.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:47 AM IST

CAT 2022 : What is CAT exam review?

CAT exam review is the CAT slot 1 analysis which points out the difficulty level and experience of candidates who have appeared in CAT 2022 exam. The CAT slot 1 paper was suggested to be moderate in nature by most of the students. As per CAT slot 2 timings, the exam will start at 12: 30 pm. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:43 AM IST

CAT exam review: Slot 1 analysis

Swathi, a first-time CAT 2022 examiner, says the exam is not difficult, but moderate.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:38 AM IST

CAT 2022 live updates: Slot 2 to begin soon

CAT aspirants have started visiting the allotted CAT exam centre for the slot 2 exam. CAT exam slot 2 will be taking place from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. IIM Bangalore conducted CAT 2022 slot 1 exam from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:25 AM IST

CAT 2022 Live Updates: What is CAT exam total marks 2022?

The CAT exam total marks 2022 is 198. CAT 2022 exam is going on today where CAT exam slot has concluded now. CAT slot slot 2 timings are 12:30 pm to 2: 30 pm. Candidates who appeared in CAT 2022 slot 1 suggested the exam to be of moderate difficulty. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:23 AM IST

CAT exam 2022 live updates: Expected CAT cutoff marks

IIM CAT cutoff for general category students is 99 to 100 percentile. For reserved category students who appeared in the CAT exam, the cutoff for CAT 2022 is slightly lower at the 97 to 98 percentile. CAT 2022 cut off percentile for each institute will depend on various factors such as the difficulty level of the CAT exam, the number of students who appeared in CAT 2022, the number of seats available, etc.

Expected CAT 2022 Cut Off: Score vs Percentile

Percentile

VARC

DILR

QA

Overall

80%ile

25

17

19

57

90%ile

30

23

27

69

95%ile

35

27

33

83

98%ile

39

33

40

101

99%ile

42

36

44

106

99.5%ile

47

41

48

122

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:21 AM IST

CAT slot 2 timings

CAT slot 2 timings are 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, a total of 120 minutes (2 hours). The reporting time is 11 am. The CAT test centre gate for CAT slot 2 will be closed at 12:15 pm.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:15 AM IST

CAT marking scheme 2022

The CAT paper pattern and CAT marking scheme are the same as last year;

  • Candidates will be awarded three marks (+3) for each correct answer.
  • One mark (-1) will be deducted for each wrong answer for all MCQ categories.
  • There is no negative marking for non-MCQ-type questions.
  • No mark will be awarded for questions that are not attempted.
Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:14 AM IST

CAT 2022: Which admit card is valid?

CAT admit card is valid to appear in CAT 2022 exam. Candidates must carry CAT admit card 2022 from iim.cat.ac.in 2022 to get an entry to CAT test centre. The CAT exam time duration is 2 hours and is to be conducted in three different slots today. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:11 AM IST

CAT 2022:What qualifying in CAT exam means?

The qualifying in the CAT exam means scoring such marks that the candidate gets the opportunity to get admission into the reputed top B schools. Candidates must focus on cracking the CAT exam with 99+ percentile to get into the top IIMs of the nation. Candidates will have to score brilliant marks in all the three sections of the CAT paper 2022 to achieve such score. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:10 AM IST

CAT slot 2 timings

The students are all set to appear for the CAT 2022 slot 2 which will be starting at 12:30 pm and will be concluded at 2:30 pm. Check out the details of CAT exam timings below;

Particulars

CAT timing

CAT slot 2 timing

12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

CAT slot 3 timing

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM


Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:06 AM IST

CAT 2022 Live Updates: Why scores are normalised?

CAT score are normalised because it allows rationality and veracity in the performance of candidates in the CAT 2022 exam. The CAT 2022 normalization process will be followed for the calculation of the percentile of all the candidates appearing in this MBA exam.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:04 AM IST

CAT slot 1 analysis for VARC

The CAT 2022 slot 1 exam concluded. One of the students said the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension section was found moderate. Students who will appear in CAT 2022 slot 2 and slot 3 will soon get the detailed CAT slot 1 analysis on the VARC paper.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 11:03 AM IST

CAT 2022: When is CAT exam 2022?

CAT exam is to be conducted in three different slots today, November 27. The CAT exam slot 1 is already concluded at 10:30 am. The full form of CAT is the Common Admission Test. The candidates must reach test centre with IIM CAT admit card

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:58 AM IST

CAT Slot 1 Review: Difficulty level, CAT exam pattern

The CAT 2022 question paper will have three sections - VARC, DILR, and QA. The number of questions will be the same as last year. The CAT paper pattern will consist of 66 questions which candidates will have to answer in 120 minutes (2 hours). The difficulty level of the CAT 2022 question paper varies from place to place. Experts will share the CAT paper analysis soon.

One of the CAT test takers Navyashri finds Verbal, history, Logical junction train Questions, Class of boys and girls event questions, Profit and loss, Ratios, and logs questions in the CAT slot 1 paper.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:53 AM IST

CAT 2022 exam analysis for Slot 1

A candidate writing the CAT 2022 exam from a center in Patna said the question paper followed a different pattern from the CAT mock test. There are no questions from the bar graph and pie chart. Three questions were asked from Geometry and in VARC, there were 5 paragraphs and 3 summary questions.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:51 AM IST

CAT Exam 2022 Slot 1 analysis: Quant was Easy

As per Navyasri (CAT aspirant) who took the first CAT 2022 slot 1, says that the Quantitative Aptitude (QA) section was easy for her. DILR was confusing. The overall CAT slot 1 paper was easy. The sectional time limit was 40 minutes for each CAT section with the overall CAT duration being 2 hours. Some students find that the Quant section is difficult for them.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:49 AM IST

CAT 2022 Live: Is there negative marking in CAT?

As per the CAT 2022 paper pattern, 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer in CAT 2022 paper. Each question will carry 3 marks in CAT 2022 exam. The CAT exam paper for Slot 2 will have a similar CAT exam pattern 2022 to that of CAT slot 1. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:44 AM IST

CAT Exam 2022 Live Updates: Slot 1 analysis by CAT aspirant

As per the CAT 2022 slot 1 aspirant Mridula, Quant was difficult, Most questions were logical reasoning, and she found the diagram questions as difficult. The overall CAT paper was moderate.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:42 AM IST

CAT 2022 Live Updates: What is CAT exam eligibility for CAT 2022?

The CAT exam eligibility criteria will allow the candidates to know if they can apply for the CAT 2022 exam. The CAT exam eligibility is as follows:

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized University/Institute.
  • Candidates with professional qualifications like CA/CS/ICWA/Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India (FIAI) with the required percentage can apply.
  • Final year candidates in graduation are also eligible to apply.
Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:41 AM IST

CAT 2022: Slot 2 students arrives on test centre

The Common Aptitude Test (CAT) slot 2 is about to begin. Students have started to reach the allotted CAT examination centre. People are still not coming for the first session and candidates are going in for the next session. So, there are so much rush and too many hot tempers. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:39 AM IST

CAT 2022 live updates: What is CAT question paper pattern?

The CAT question paper pattern is the same to that of CAT last year paper with 66 questions and three sections namely VARC, DILR and QA. Candidates must keep in mind the CAT exam timings particularly the sectional time limit to ace this exam. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:35 AM IST

CAT exam 2022: Slot 1 over students coming out

CAT 2022 slot 1 concluded. Candidates are coming out of the CAT test centre. Get exam analysis, memory-based questions, and student reactions directly from the CAT test centre here on this page.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:32 AM IST

CAT 2022 Live Updates: CAT slot 1 analysis coming soon

The CAT 2022 exam has concluded now. The CAT paper analysis for slot 1 will be soon live. CAT slot 1 analysis will be providing an understanding of the difficulty level, and types of questions asked in CAT 2022 paper. This CAT exam analysis will assist the other candidates who will be appearing in other slots of the CAT exam today. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:30 AM IST

CAT exam 2022 latest news: Slot 1 concludes

The first slot of the CAT 2022 exam concluded at 10:30 am. Candidates are seen coming out of the CAT exam centre. They will share their experience and reveal the number of questions, difficulty level, and more in CAT exam 2022 slot 1. Experts from various coaching institutes will then provide CAT slot 1 analysis 2022 and it will be helpful for CAT slots 2 and 3 students to know the exact CAT 2022 pattern.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:26 AM IST

CAT Exam 2022 Live Updates: CAT slot 2 timing is 12.30 to 2.30 PM

The candidates are all set to appear for the CAT exam slot 2 which will be starting at 12:30 pm and will be concluded at 2:30 pm. This MBA entrance is about checking the logical reasoning and thinking skills of the candidates.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:25 AM IST

CAT live updates 2022- Can I wear jeans in CAT exam?

Candidates appearing for CAT 2022 shall avoid wearing jeans with multiple pockets as per the CAT exam dress code. Socks, cardigans/ plain pullovers/ sweaters without pockets are allowed in CAT 2022 exam,. Jeans, trousers, pants, etc with many pockets are prohibited inside the CAT exam hall. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:24 AM IST

CAT 2022: Pre-Exam Students' Reactions

Aspirants appearing for the CAT entrance exam for MBA/ PGDM admissions in IIMs or other top B-schools, here are candidates' reactions and preparation strategies for CAT 2022. Students discussed their CAT study plan and the strategy they followed and how they prepared for the CAT exam 2022.


Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:21 AM IST

CAT 2022 Latest Updates: Slot 1 to conclude in 10 minutes

The CAT 2022 exam slot 1 will be concluded in just 10 minutes, while slot 2 CAT exam will start at 12:30 pm. The CAT exam is one of the reputed MBA entrance exams conducted annually by different IIMs. IIM Bangalore is conducting CAT 2022 this year.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:16 AM IST

CAT 2022: Slot 1 exam analysis to release soon

IIM Bangalore will conclude the CAT exam slot 1 at 10:30 am. Those who are taking CAT 2022 slot 1 can come out from the CAT exam hall soon. They will share all aspects of the CAT exam slot 1 experience like section-wise and overall difficulty level. A number of questions are asked in each CAT exam section and many more. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:09 AM IST

CAT 2022- Section wise CAT Paper pattern

According to the CAT paper pattern 2022, the paper will be divided into three sections - QA, DILR and VARC. Most of the questions will be MCQ-based wherein candidates will be given options to choose from. However, there are also short answer type questions called TITA questions. TITA questions are descriptive and candidates write the answer. TITA questions are expected to be 17 from all sections. Each section has 40 minutes to be answered including the time for short answer questions. The number of questions in each section will vary. More questions are expected from Quantitative.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 10:03 AM IST

CAT 2022 Exam Pattern- Check detailed CAT paper pattern

The CAT paper pattern will be much like that of last year, except for the number of exam cities. This year CAT will be held in 151 cities across India. CAT 2022 will be held in three sessions and the duration of the CAT exam will be 2 hours, with 40 minutes for each section. The CAT paper 2022 will be divided into three sections:

  • Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

CAT 2022 is a negative marking exam and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. Each question will carry 3 marks. IIM does not define the number of questions. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:59 AM IST

CAT 2022 latest updates: Slot 1 to conclude soon

The CAT 2022 slot 1 exam will be concluded soon at 10:30 am. The CAT slot 1 test takers are completing the CAT question paper which will be changing their careers in the upcoming days. CAT exam 2022 is conducted in CBT mode and the duration of the exam is 2 hours (120 minutes).

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:54 AM IST

CAT 2022: Non-IIM Institutes accepting CAT scores

There are 20 IIMs and other top CAT MBA colleges in a non-IIM category, including MDI Gurgaon, FMS Delhi, SPJIMR Mumbai, DoMS IIT Delhi, SJMSoM IIT Mumbai, among others which are CAT 2022 score-accepting colleges.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:52 AM IST

CAT exam 2022- Is calculator allowed in CAT?

For the CAT exam 2022, candidates are not allowed to take their own calculator in the CAT exam hall. However, a calculator will be provided for solving the CAT paper 2022. It will be a digital calculator present at the corner of the screen. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:34 AM IST

CAT exam 2022 slot 1 analysis release time

CAT 2022 exam slot 1 (Morning session) will be over at 10:30 AM. Post conclusion of the CAT slot 1 exam, CAT takers will share their CAT exam day experience. Based on candidates' inputs, experts, and coaching institutes will prepare CAT slot 1 analysis. It is expected that the CAT slot 1 exam analysis will be available tentatively by 11:00 AM. 

CAT exam slot 1 analysis will be helpful for those candidates who are going to take CAT slot 2 and 3. They will get to know the total number of CAT questions, difficulty level, and other aspects of the CAT 2022 exam.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:30 AM IST

CAT 2022 Exam Live Updates: What is the significance of mock test for CAT 2022?

The mock test for CAT 2022 provided an in-depth understanding of the CAT marking scheme. The mock test for CAT 2022 is available for CAT aspirants at iimcat.ac.in CAT 2022 official website. The CAT exam is conducted today in three different CAT 2022 slots. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:28 AM IST

CAT Exam 2022: Check and summarize CAT syllabus

CAT 2022 is expected to have a total of 66 questions and candidates will get a total of 120 minutes to solve the total question paper. Check the name of CAT exam sections and important topics related to them.

Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)

Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC)

  • Time and Work

  • Interests (SI, CI)

  • Time, Speed, and Distance

  • Probability

  • Geometry & Mensuration

  • Number System, Basic Arithmetic

  • Algebra

  • Permutation & Combination

  • Profit, loss, and Discounts

  • Trigonometry, Logarithms, and Sets

  • Blood Relations

  • Puzzles

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Graphs Related

  • Seating Arrangement, and Data Arrangement

  • Tables and Caselets

  • Clocks & Calendars

  • Assumption and Binary Logic

  • Syllogisms and Venn Diagrams


  • Para-Summary

  • Para-Jumbles

  • Odd Sentences

  • Reading Comprehension Passages

  • Sentence Completion and Correction

  • Word Usage (Vocabulary)

  • Fill in the Blanks


Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:25 AM IST

CAT 2022: Exam day guidelines

In the CAT exam center, the items that are allowed and not allowed inside the CAT exam hall are specified.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:24 AM IST

CAT 2022 Exam: What is the CAT exam timing today?

The CAT exam timing 2022 today is 8.30 am to 10.30 am (Morning Session), 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm (Afternoon Session), and 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm (Evening Session).  The CAT exam slot 1 is already in progress and candidates are attempting CAT 2022 question paper in the CAT exam halls. The CAT exam duration is 2 hours for each of the slots. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:21 AM IST

What to carry for CAT exam?

Candidates without some of these documents will be barred from entering the examination hall on the day of the CAT exam 2022.

  • CAT admit card 2022
  • Photo identity proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter-ID/ PAN Card/ Driving License/ College ID Card/ etc)
  • Stationery items
  • Authorization form
  • Medical certificate and scribe affidavit
  • Name change document
  • Covid-19 related items
Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:12 AM IST

CAT Exam 2022 Live Updates: Is Slot 1 in CAT easy?

CAT 2022 slot 1 has just begun at 8:30 am and the exam is yet to be concluded. The CAT exam difficulty of slot 1 can be pointed out after the conclusion of the CAT exam only. As per last year CAT exam analysis, the CAT exam slot 1 was slightly tougher than the other two slots of the exam. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:12 AM IST

Is jeans allowed in CAT exam?

As per the CAT dress code 2022, students can wear any type of dress that does not have attached pockets while attending the CAT exam 2022. Candidates can wear any type of t-shirt, shirt, trousers, or whatever they feel comfortable but they should make sure that their clothes do not have pockets otherwise they will not be allowed in the CAT 2022 exam hall.

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:07 AM IST

CAT Exam 2022: Can we choose slot for CAT exam?

No, candidates are not allowed to choose the CAT exam slot. It has been allotted by the CAT exam conducting body, IIM Bangalore and can be checked in the respective admit cards of the candidates. There are three different slots in total. The CAT exam slot 1 has already begun at 8:30 am and will be concluded by 10:30 am. 

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:04 AM IST

CAT exam timing today: What are the 3 slots in CAT exam?

CAT slots

CAT 2022 slot timings

Reporting time

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CAT slot 1 timing

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

7:00 AM

8:15 AM

CAT slot 2 timing

12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

11:00 AM

12:15 PM

CAT slot 3 timing

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

3:00 PM

4:15 PM

Nov. 27, 2022 | 09:03 AM IST

Which slot of CAT is most difficult?

As per last year's CAT exam analysis, Slot 1 is slightly tougher than CAT Slot 2 and Slot 3.

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