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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) 40-42 Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) 20 40 Minutes +3/-1 (for MCQs) +3/0 (for non-MCQs) 26-27 Quantitative Ability (QA) 22 40 Minutes +3/-1 (for MCQs) +3/0 (for non-MCQs) 30- 33

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

The section was easier in slot 3 as compared to the previous slots. Following the trend of VARC of Slot 1 and Slot 2, there were a total of 24 questions to be attempted in 40 minutes.
3 questions were Non-MCQs. The RC passages were around ~500 words each. 2 passages were easy to read whereas the other 1 was moderate and 1 was difficult to read.
The VA section comprised para jumbles, para summary and the new topic of para completion. Each of the 3 topics had 1 question that was difficult to solve.
Many of the questions in the section were inference-based and could come off as tricky. Overall, a score of 40-42 can be considered enough for a 99 %ile in VARC Slot 3.
CAT 2022 VARC Question-wise Breakup:

 Topic No. of Questions (MCQ/non-MCQ) Ideal Score/ Attempt Reading Comprehension 16 (4+4+4+4) 8-10 Verbal Ability - Parajumbles 3 2 Verbal Ability - Summary 3 2 Verbal Ability - Para completion 2 1

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

Slot 3 DILR was difficult than what was seen in DILR of Slot 2 and Slot 1, in terms of LOD. The DILR section had 20 questions distributed across 4 sets with 5 questions each. Again, the number of non-MCQs was 6. Among the 4 sets in the section, there was only 1 easy set.
A score of 26-27 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 and Logical Reasoning Covid cases 5 2-3 Computer Science-ratios 5 2-3 Blue & pink- male female-graph 5 4-5 Games (4 people) 5 2

### CAT 2022 Quantitative Aptitude (QA) Analysis

The QA section of CAT 2022 Slot 3 was lengthy and had a higher level of difficulty. It had 22 questions to be attempted in 40 minutes. The section had 8 non-MCQs. As seen in Slot 1 and Slot 2 QA sections, the Slot 3 QA section continued to be dominated by Arithmetic and Algebra.
A score of 30-33 would be ideal for a 99+ percentile in the QA section of CAT 2022 Slot 3.
CAT 2022 QA Questions- wise Breakup:

 Topic No of Questions (MCQ/non-MCQ) Number System 1 Algebra 7 Arithmetic 9 Modern Math 1 Geometry & Mensuration 4

### 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 40-42 26-27 30-33 94-95 95 31-33 20-22 23-25 66-69 90 27-29 16-18 17-19 55-58 85 24-26 14-16 13-15 47-49 80 20-21 12-14 12 42

Candidates would have done well to maintain their calm and follow the guidelines shared by Career Launcher, in all its sessions. The overall cutoff for a 99 percentile is expected to range around 94-95.