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 Section Name Total Questions Time Limit Marking Scheme Score for 99%ile Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) 24 40 Minutes +3/-1 (for MCQs) +3/0 (for non-MCQs) 38-40 Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) 20 40 Minutes +3/-1 (for MCQs) +3/0 (for non-MCQs) 28-30 Quantitative Ability (QA) 22 40 Minutes +3/-1 (for MCQs) +3/0 (for non-MCQs) 36- 38

## CAT 2022 Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) Analysis

The VARC section was the same as last year and had an easy to moderate level of difficulty. There were a total of 24 questions to be attempted in 40 minutes.

3 questions were Non-MCQs. The RC passages were around 300-350 words each. 2 were easy while 2 passages were difficult.

VA came with a surprise as the odd-sentence-out questions were removed and para completion was in the section.

Overall, a score of 38-40 can be considered enough for a 99 %ile.

CAT 2022 VARC Question-wise Breakup:

 Topic No. of Questions (MCQ/non-MCQ) Ideal Attempt Reading Comprehension 16 (4+4+4+4) 13 Verbal Ability - Parajumbles 3 3 Verbal Ability - Summary 3 2 Verbal Ability - Para completion 2 2

## CAT 2022 Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) Analysis

The DILR section had 20 questions distributed across 4 sets with 5 questions each. CAT 2022 DILR was difficult as compared to CAT 2021 DILR section. The number of non-MCQs was 6. The total number of doable questions was around 8-10.

A score of 28-30 marks can be considered ideal for a 99+ percentile in DILR.

CAT 2022 DILR Question- wise Breakup:

 Subject Topic No of Questions Ideal Attempt Data Interpretation + Logical Reasoning Token 5 3 University Team 5 4 15 girls get together 5 3 Metrolines 5 2

## CAT 2022 Quantitative Aptitude (QA) Analysis

As expected, the QA section of CAT 2022 was easy to moderate in terms of the level of difficulty. It had 22 questions to be attempted in 40 minutes. The section had 8 non-MCQs.
As expected, Arithmetic dominated this section. A score of 36-38 would be ideal for a 99+ percentile in the QA section of CAT 2022.
CAT 2022 QA Questions- wise Breakup:

 Topic No of Questions (MCQ/non-MCQ) Ideal Attempt Number System 1 1 Algebra 8 5 Arithmetic 8 5 Modern Math 2 2 Geometry & Mensuration 3 3

## CAT 2022: Expected Percentile

Based on the overall and section-wise scores, level of difficulty and good attempts, given below are the score required for various percentiles:

 Percentile Sections Overall VARC DILR QA 99 38-40 28-30 36-38 97-99 95 30-32 22-24 28-30 70-72 90 26-28 18-20 22-24 58-60 85 23-25 16-18 18-20 49-50 80 19-20 14-16 16-18 44-45

Candidates would have done well to stay calm and follow the guidelines shared by Career Launcher, in all its sessions. The overall raw score for a 99 percentile is expected to be in the range 97-99!