CAT mock test 2017: The mock test of CAT is available from October 30. CAT 2017 is scheduled to be conducted on November 26. To attempt CAT mock test 2017 candidates have to sign in with their login id and password. CAT mock test is released by the examination authority so that the candidates get an idea of the actual test. CAT mock test comprises instructions, mock questions from each section and exam pattern. The total duration of CAT mock test is 180 minutes. The test will comprise three sections – Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Ability (QA). CAT mock test will carry 100 questions. Candidates should note that the number of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Non-MCQs given in the CAT mock test might change in the actual test. This article has discussed in details how to attempt CAT mock test 2017. Candidates can read below for more details on CAT 2017 mock test, how to appear for the test and answer questions. Apart from official mock test, candidates can also practice other mock tests of CAT released by coaching institutes.
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The mock test of CAT 2017 should be attempted under real examination conditions. Ideally, candidates should set an alarm clock and take the exam without any break. Here’s a step by step guide on how to attempt CAT 2017 mock test –
Step 1 - As you click on the CAT Mock Test 2017 Link, you will be redirected to the login window. Here, candidates are required to enter their login ID and password. The candidates can proceed by clicking on the sign in button.
Step 2 - As you log in, general instructions will be displayed on the screen. These instructions must be adhered to while answering a question, changing your response and navigating through sections. They also provide information on Question Palette. The candidates must read these instructions carefully and click on the ‘Next’ button.
Step 3 - Some more instructions will be displayed on the screen. These instructions are related to the exam pattern of CAT and marking scheme. The candidates must note that there will be three sections in CAT exam, and candidates can move to the next section only after the completion of one hour. To proceed further, candidates need to accept the ‘Declaration’ at the bottom of the page. Candidates need to click on ‘I am ready to begin’ button to start the test.
Step 4 - The test will begin. The candidates can start answering the questions. They can select the right answers and click on ‘Save & Next’ button. If the candidates want to revisit a question later, they can click on ‘Mark for Review & Next’ button. Later, they can revisit and answer the question by on the question number in the question palette. Candidates can click on ‘Clear Response’ button to change their answers.
At the end of one hour, candidates need to click on ‘Submit’ button. This button will be activated only after completion of one hour. If candidates don’t click on the Submit button, their answers will be submitted automatically.
The question palette shows the status of all the questions through different colours in a particular section. Check the screenshot of question palette given below -
You need to follow the steps mentioned below to answer a question -
Follow the steps mentioned below to change your response
As per CAT mock test 2017 pattern, there will be three sections in the exam. The candidates can move from one section to another only after the completion of one hour (60 minutes). After completion of one hour, the candidates need to click on the ‘Submit’ button displayed below the Question palette.
The official CAT mock test 2017 will be released online by IIM, and the candidates must attempt the same for a good understanding of exam pattern. The candidates are advised to visit this page regularly for the latest updates on the mock test of CAT 2017 exam.
Practicing CAT mock test is important for several reasons. Let’s take a look at how mock tests can help the candidates prepare for the exam –
CAT 2017 is most sought after management entrance exam in the country. The exam is conducted for admission to around 4,000 management seats in 20 IIMs. Moreover, CAT 2017 score will also be accepted by more than 100 business schools. According to CAT exam pattern, the exam will comprise three sections and carries 75 MCQ and 25 Non-MCQ questions. Each question carries 3 marks and -1 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. The examination authority has not prescribed any CAT syllabus. Therefore, candidates have to attempt CAT mock test to understand the pattern of exam and types of questions. CAT 2017 result will be announced in the second week of January 2018.