CAT Previous Year Question Papers – Solving the previous year question papers of CAT is one of the best tactics to prepare for the test. These CAT previous year question paper will help the aspirants to understand the distribution of topics & questions, difficulty level of the topics, candidate’s preparation level, etc. However, candidates are advised to solve the CAT old question papers only after covering the syllabus. Also, after solving the previous year CAT question papers, candidates must analyze their answers to know their strengths and weaknesses. Candidates must work on the topics where they are facing difficulties and taking much time to solve. The notification for CAT 2017 is expected to be announced in the last week of July 2017. The test will be held in a computer-based mode for admission to the IIMs and other top-rated B-Schools. Read this article to know more about CAT previous year question papers and benefits of solving the papers.
CAT Previous Year Question Papers
Candidates solving a CAT old question paper will definitely give them an idea of CAT exam pattern and syllabus i.e. the structure of the paper. It is strongly advisable to all the MBA aspirants who are appearing for CAT 2017 that it is not wise to them to believe that previous questions will be repeated. Therefore, candidates must solve them instead of memorizing. The table below provides the links to access the CAT previous year question papers.
|CAT Previous Year Question Papers|
|1.||CAT Paper 2010 With Solution||Download Here|
|2.||CAT Paper 2009 With Solution||Download Here|
|3.||CAT Paper 2008||Download Here||Download Here|
|4.||CAT Paper 2007||Download Here||Download Here|
|5.||CAT Paper 2006||Download Here||Download Here|
|6.||CAT Paper 2005||Download Here||Download Here|
|7.||CAT Paper 2004||Download Here||Download Here|
|8.||CAT Paper 2003||Download Here||Download Here|
|9.||CAT Paper 2003 Re- Test||Download Here||Download Here|
|10.||CAT Paper 2002||Download Here||Download Here|
|11.||CAT Paper 2001||Download Here||Download Here|
|12.||CAT Paper 2000||Download Here||Download Here|
|13.||CAT Paper 1999||Download Here||Download Here|
|14.||CAT Paper 1998||Download Here||Download Here|
|15.||CAT Paper 1997||Download Here||Download Here|
|16.||CAT Paper 1996||Download Here||Download Here|
|17.||CAT Paper 1995||Download Here||Download Here|
|18.||CAT Paper 1994||Download Here||Download Here|
|19.||CAT Paper 1993||Download Here||Download Here|
|20.||CAT Paper 1992||Download Here||Download Here|
|21.||CAT Paper 1991||Download Here||Download Here|
|22.||CAT Paper 1990||Download Here||Download Here|
CAT Previous Year Question Papers – Benefits of Solving
Solving the old question papers of CAT will help the candidates to know the level of their preparation level. Also, after solving a paper, they must analyse their answers to get familiar with the topics in which they are weak. Some other benefits of solving CAT previous year question papers and other points to be noted while solving are –
- To start with solving the papers, candidates can start with the sample papers freely. After solving a few sample papers, raise the standard by solving previous year question papers and writing mock tests.
- Keep a track of the time while solving the papers so that they can solve the paper within 3 hours (duration of CAT). This practice will help the candidates to manage the time during the examination.
- Regular solving the old question papers will definitely help the candidates to get familiar with the test pattern and sections.
- Also, solving the question papers regularly will help the candidates to understand the difficulty level of the topics.
As mentioned above, the test will be held in a computer-based mode and the total marks of the test is 300. There will be a total of 100 questions and candidates will be provided 180 minutes to complete the test. For each section, a total of 60 minutes will be provided and candidates cannot move from one section to the other without completing the time. The questions will be divided into 3 sections, which are –
- Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC),
- Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR), and
- Quantitative Ability (QA).
To know more about the test pattern of CAT 2017, click on the sub-head above. Also, candidates can check the section-wise practice papers from the table below.
|Aptitude Objective Questions||English Objective Questions||Mathematics Objective Questions||Quantitative Analysis Objective Questions|
|Paper 1||Paper 1||Paper 1||Paper 1|
|Paper 2||Paper 2||Paper 2||Paper 2|
|Paper 3||Paper 3 (To be available soon)||Paper 3||Paper 3|
|Paper 4||Paper 4 (To be available soon)||Paper 4||Paper 4|
|Paper 5||Paper 5 (To be available soon)||Paper 5||Paper 5 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 7 (To be available soon)||Paper 6 (To be available soon)||Paper 6||Paper 6 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 8 (To be available soon)||Paper 7 (To be available soon)||Paper 7||Paper 7 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 9 (To be available soon)||Paper 8 (To be available soon)||Paper 8||Paper 8 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 10 (To be available soon)||Paper 9 (To be available soon)||Paper 9||Paper 9 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 11 (To be available soon)||Paper 10 (To be available soon)||Paper 10||Paper 10 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 12 (To be available soon)||Paper 11 (To be available soon)||Paper 11||Paper 11 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 13 (To be available soon)||Paper 12 (To be available soon)||Paper 12||Paper 12 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 14 (To be available soon)||Paper 13 (To be available soon)||Paper 13||Paper 13 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 15 (To be available soon)||Paper 14 (To be available soon)||Paper 14||Paper 14 (To be available soon)|
|Paper 16 (To be available soon)||Paper 15 (To be available soon)||Paper 15||Paper 15 (To be available soon)|
Disclaimer – The CAT previous year question papers and sample papers provided in the tables above are prepared by various coaching institutes and experts. Entrance Corner provides these question papers solely for the benefit of the MBA aspirants only.
The sample papers of CAT are prepared be various experts and coaching centres according to the latest syllabus and trend. Solving a sample paper along with old question papers will definitely help to boost the preparation level of the candidates. Also, the sample papers are quite effective as the previous year CAT question papers. There are chances that questions in sample paper may appear with the same concept but different structure. Just like the CAT previous year question papers, candidates are required to solve the sample papers. For more details on CAT Sample Papers 2017, click on the sub-heading above.
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