The CAT 2021 exam process will begin with the release of its official notification in July 2021. It is one of those events for which every MBA aspirant waits with bated breath. The CAT 2021 exam date and dates for all the other related events is given below.
CAT Exam Dates 2021
The candidates must keep a track of all the significant events related to CAT 2021 exam date. To analyze one’s preparation, the candidates are advised to not miss this test at any cost. All the important CAT 2021 exam dates are mentioned below.
|CAT Official Notification 2021||To be announced|
|CAT Application Form 2021 Start Date||To be announced|
|CAT Registration Last Date 2021||To be announced|
|CAT Application Form 2021 Correction Window||To be announced|
|CAT Admit Card Release Date 2021||To be announced|
|CAT 2021 Mock Test||To be announced|
|CAT 2021 Exam Date||To be announced|
|CAT Answer Key Date 2021||To be announced|
|CAT Answer Key 2021 Challenge Dates||To be announced|
|CAT 2021 Final Answer Key||To be announced|
|CAT Result Date 2021||To be announced|
CAT 2021 Exam Pattern and Duration
Some of the major changes that have been incorporated in new CAT exam pattern 2020 are given below:
- The CAT exam time duration, which has always been 180 minutes, has been reduced to two hours (120 minutes)
- The number of questions asked in the CAT 2020 went down by 30%, due to this change.
- The CAT 2020 exam sectional time limit has been dropped down to 40 minutes. Earlier, each section had to be attempted in 60 minutes.
|CAT 2021 Sectional Time Limit (Expected)|
|Section||Time Limit Till 2019||Time Limit from 2020|
|Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning||60 Minutes||40 Minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||60 Minutes||40 Minutes|
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension||60 Minutes||40 Minutes|
- The candidates will have to solve the paper as it comes during the CAT exam time 2021. There’s no provision to navigate through all the sections and choose the one to answer first. The chronological order of the sections in CAT 2021 would be:
- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
- Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
- Quantitative Aptitude
To familiarize themselves with the CAT 2021 exam pattern, all candidates are advised to appear for the CAT 2021 Mock Tests which will be released on the official website. It would not only help them test their preparation for exam, but also enable them to plan their time for the CAT 2021 exam date beforehand.
CAT Mock Tests 2021
The CAT Mock Test 2021 will be released for all candidates about 3 weeks before the exam. Solving this test would be very beneficial for all the aspirants as it would help them assess their preparation, evaluate their performance, and boost their confidence for the main CAT 2021 exam date. It would also familiarize them with the CAT exam pattern 2021 which has recently been changed.
However, before appearing for the official CAT Mock Test, we advise all candidates to take a look at the test series for CAT we've specially developed to test your planning and preparation, after thoroughly observing all the trends and patterns of the CAT exam over the years.