CAT 2017 Analysis

CAT 2017 Analysis Slot 1 - Summary

CAT 2017 did not throw up any surprises wrt the paper format. The level of difficulty of the paper changed this year as compared to last year. While VARC continued to be easy, DILR was more difficult than last year with sets that took more time to solve as well. Quant was also easier and similar to CAT 2015 in level and marginally easier than 2016. On first impressions, an overall raw score of around 160 should fetch a student a 99%ile in CAT 2017. LRDI would not be the differentiator this year, since all students would be lumped in smaller categories. Quant, being easy, would play the role of differentiator.

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CAT 2017 Analysis Slot 2 - Summary

CAT 2017 Slot 2 did not throw up any major surprise as comparison to Slot 1. However, at the first glance, the questions were slightly tougher. While VARC continued to be easy, the options were really close. Students could have been trapped by the similar kind of options. DILR was deceptively tricky i.e. one could have assumed the questions to be easy; however, they were not. Like Slot 1, Quantitative Aptitude continued to be on the easier side. On first impressions, an overall raw score of 155-160 should fetch a student a 99%ile, this year.

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Go through the previous year CAT exam analysis to be prepared for surprises