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CAT Exam Date: November 26, 2023

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CAT Trainer for 16+ years

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CAT 2023: Latest Updates

The CAT 2023 notification was released on 30th July 2023 and the CAT exam 2023 will be held on 26th November 2023. While the CAT 2023 exam pattern has not been provided in detail, the pattern is likely to be the same as the CAT 2022 pattern. 

IIFT Delhi and IIM Mumbai (NITIE) will also be accepting the CAT scores. Application for IIM Mumbai will have to be filled out separately.

CAT 2023 Exam Pattern

While the CAT 2023 exam pattern has not been released officially, it is likely to continue with the pattern from CAT 2022. Here is a descriptive overlay of the CAT 2023 exam pattern based on the previous year's exam pattern:

Highlight Detail
Conducting Body IIM Lucknow
Mode of Exam Computer-based
Medium of Exam English
Exam Frequency Held Annually
No. Of Questions 66
Total Time 120 minutes
  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
  • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
  • Quantitative Ability (QA)
Number of Questions per section (Tentative)
  • VARC: 24 Questions
  • DILR: 20 Questions
  • QA: 22 Questions

CAT 2023 Marking Scheme

  • The order of attempting the sections is predetermined.
  • Sections start with VARC, followed by DILR, and end with QA.
  • Every correct answer carries 3 marks.
  • Every wrong answer carries -1 mark.
  • Negative marking does not apply to non-MCQs or TITA (type in the answer) questions.