CAT 2020 Exam Analysis: Good Attempts, Difficulty Level, Major Highlights

CAT 2020 Exam Analysis: Good Attempts, Difficulty Level, Major Highlights

CAT 2020 Exam has been successfully conducted by IIM Indore on 29th November 2020.The first slot was over at 10:45 am. This year CAT is being conducted in three slots having a duration of 120 minutes. The overall difficulty level of CAT 2020 was moderately-difficult. We have provided you with the CAT 2020 Exam Analysis below for each section. You can check the section-wise difficulty level, topic-wise distribution of questions, and major topics covering each section.

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CAT 2020 Shift Timings

CAT 2020 Exam is being conducted in three shifts of two hours each.

CAT 2020 Exam Shift Timing Reporting Time
Morning Shift 8:30 AM to 10:30 PM 7:00 AM
Afternoon Shift 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM 11:00 AM
Evening Shift 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM 3:00 PM

CAT Exam Analysis 2020 Major Highlights

1. CAT 2020 is being conducted in three shifts instead of two slots as it used to be earlier

2. The sections for CAT 2020 exam is as follows: Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Quantitative Ability (QA)

3. This year a total of 2.27 lac registrations have been witnessed amidst the pandemic situation

4. While the VARC had many tricky questions and it was the most difficult section

5. The DILR section was of moderate to difficult level

6. The Quant section on the other hand was easier compared to the other two sections.

7. Total MCQ questions were 57 & non-MCQ questions were 19

8. 115 score should fetch you 99+ percentile in CAT 2020

CAT Exam Analysis 2020: Section Wise Exam Analysis

Given below is the CAT Exam Analysis 2020 highlighting section-wise difficulty level, good attempts, and major topics from each section.

Section Difficulty Total Questions
Major Topics
VARC Tough 26 RC, Odd-One Out, PFQs, Para
Summary etc.
DILR Moderate 24 Table, Grid Puzzle, Logical Venn
Diagram, Set Theory, etc.
QA Easy 26 Arithmetic, Number System,
Geometry, Algebra, etc.

CAT Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern for CAT is as follows:

Section No. Of Questions Time (in minutes)
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 26 40
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 24 40
Quantitative Aptitude 26 40
Total 76 120

For a detailed exam analysis for CAT 2020, you can visit Gradeup. You will get a more comprehensive exam analysis for CAT 2020 on Gradeup that will cover memory based questions as well.Source From : Times Of India

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