CAT Exam 2023: Expected score vs percentile; No. of questions to answer for 95+ percentile

IIM Lucknow is all set to conduct the CAT 2023 on November 26. Check out the expected good attempts required to score 95+ percentile in the CAT exam.

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CAT 2023 expected score vs percentile (source:freepik)CAT 2023 expected score vs percentile (source:freepik)

Anusha Bhalotia | November 24, 2023 | 07:02 PM IST

NEW DELHI- Indian Institute of Management Lucknow has scheduled the CAT 2023 exam on November 26. The Common Admission Test (CAT) is the most widely accepted entrance exam for admission to Masters of Business Administration. Admission into the top B-schools including IIMs, IITs, MDI, FMS, etc., are based on the 95+ percentile in the CAT exam. Candidates must know the probable good attempts needed to score an excellent percentile in the CAT 2023.
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Candidates can get an idea about the conversion of their CAT scores into percentiles through this CAT scores vs percentiles analysis. Appearing candidates can check the expected number of good attempts required to score their desired percentile from the tables below.

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CAT 2023: Section-wise good attempts to score 95+ percentile

The difficulty level of the CAT question paper 2023 is likely to be moderate. It is expected that like last year 66 questions will be asked from 3 sections-Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC),Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning,Quantitative Ability. The expected number of good attempts required for each section are tabulated below-:

Sections

Total Questions per Section

Expected Good Attempts

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

24

13-15

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

20

9-12

Quantitative Ability

22

11-13

Total Questions

66

27-33


Expected score vs percentile

The analysis between CAT score vs CAT percentile helps the candidates understand the CAT score required to achieve a specific percentile. The actual difference between them is that the CAT score is the overall score of the candidate whereas the CAT percentile is the score obtained with regard to other candidates appearing in the exam.

CAT Percentile

VARC Score (expected)

DILR Score (expected)

QA score (expected)

Total Overall score (expected)

99%

41

29

42

97

98%

37

26

37

86

95%

32

21

28

72

90%

27

17

23

59

85%

23

15

19

52

80%

21

13

16

44


As CAT 2023 is around the corner, writing the mock tests and self-analysing the performance becomes very crucial. Candidates are advised to keep calm and revise the CAT important topics to excel in this MBA entrance.

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