CAT Sample Paper 2022 - Download Previous Year Question Paper PDF

CAT Sample Paper 2022 - Download Previous Year Question Paper PDF

CAT Sample Paper 2022: The CAT sample papers practice should be a crucial part of the best strategy for CAT 2022 preparation. Practicing with CAT sample paper, candidates will up their chances of scoring high in CAT exam 2022. To get admission into top IIMs such as Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, IIM, Bangalore, IIM, Mumbai, one must score above 99 percentile. Sample papers provide a look at complexity and difficulty level of the questions while allowing candidates to know past questions trends. Candidates planning to appear for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022 can boost up their preparation by solving the CAT sample papers.

With CAT 2022 sample paper and mock tests, candidates will get an idea of CAT exam pattern, marking scheme and the overall structure of the entrance exam. According to media reports, CAT 2022 will be conducted on November 27. Read this complete article to know more about the CAT sample papers and get free pdf download of previous years CAT question papers with solutions, section wise pdf of questions paper with solution, and solved free CAT sample question paper.

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CAT Sample Papers 2022

CAT previous year sample paper lets candidates understand the difficulty level of the CAT question paper and prepare accordingly for the exam. After extensive research of past trends, question papers, the team of CareersToday has curated a most comprehensive list of most useful previous year question paper along with the best solutions. The links to download the pdf of CAT sample questions and their solutions, previous questions and section wise previous questions paper with solutions have been given below.

Our team members worked hard to provide the candidates for the past five years of the CAT sample paper section-wise along with the CAT mock test paper. The candidates can check here CAT sample papers with solutions.

CAT Question Paper

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CAT 2020 Question Paper with Solution

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CAT 2019 Question Paper with Solution

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CAT 2018 Question Paper with Solution

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CAT 2017 Question Paper with Solution

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Subject Wise CAT Sample Papers

CAT exam has 3 sections of VA RC, DI LR, and QA. The number of questions for last year CAT exam was 66. This may vary. Also all sections do not have the equal number of questions. Last year, VARC had 24 questions while there were 20 questions from QA section. CAT sample papers 2022, the candidates will get to know how many MCQs and Non-MCQs will be asked. Check here the subject-wise sample paper with solutions for CAT exam 2022.

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CAT Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

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CAT Mock Test Papers

While CAT sample paper allows candidates to understand the complexity, type and number of questions, mock tests, a facility for candidates to write the exam in CAT simulated environment, develops in candidates confidence for the actual test.

The purpose of the CAT Mock Test 2022 is to introduce candidates to the CAT 2022 exam pattern changes. The main purpose of offering the CAT mock test free online in a computer-based manner is to let the candidates know about the navigation process and other aspects of the general admission test.


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How to Download CAT Sample Paper with Solutions PDF?

The candidates who are all looking to CAT sample papers download with solution are advised to follow the steps mentioned.

Step 1: First, go to the official CareersToday website.

Step 2: Then register with the required details or sign up with the google account.

Step 3: Once registered, visit the candidate's profile using their CareersToday login credentials.

Step 4: Next, find and click the link called “Sample Paper” at the left side of the page.

Step 5: Then it will take you to the question paper page. From there, filter the required question paper by choosing the exam, type.

Step 6: It will show the past year’s CAT sample paper book format.

Step 7: Finally, click the “Free Download” button to download the CAT sample papers pdf 2022.

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Know how to answer the questions in CAT 2022?

Before going to start the CAT examination, the candidates must have to know how to answer questions in CAT 2022. Students should use the following options when answering the questions:

  • Save and Next: Students should select the answer, save it and move on to the next question.

  • Clear Response: Students will have the option to delete the answer to the question they already answered.

  • Mark for Review and Next: If the students are unsure about the answer, in such a case candidates have the option to mark it as a review, then answer it, and then move on to the next one.

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Benefits of Solving CAT Sample Paper

There are a lot of advantages of solving the CAT previous year question papers. For exam, this allows candidates to get more knowledge in the CAT syllabus and topics. Candidates going to take CAT 2022 are advised as many CAT mock tests as possible. Or they should do at least two or more CAT sample papers in a week.

Improving Accuracy, Time Management and Speed

Solving the maximum CAT sample paper will help the candidates to try the real CAT question paper more quickly and accurately by knowing the real CAT question paper with different question variations.

It is necessary to keep track of the time taken while solving the CAT sample papers as it will prepare the candidates to solve the CAT question paper within the stipulated time and devise various strategies to solve the paper effectively.

Creates the Exam Environment

Solving the sample paper of CAT will help the candidates to know the nature and types of questions asked in CAT 2022. Also, students can test their performance against the candidates listed for IIM in a particular year.

Evaluate the Preparation Level

Students can identify their weak and strong areas with the help of the previous year sample papers of CAT 2022. Also, if you take an average of 100 questions per year, students will have 1000 good practice questions if they solve the 10 year CAT exam paper.

Prepare for Other Entrance Exams

Students can find and solve some questions in IIFT/ SNAP/ XAT, copies of CAT questions.

Students are hereby advised to be fully equipped with the CAT 2022 syllabus. Tentatively, from the first week of August 2022 students will be able to fill out the application form online. CAT 2022 will be tentatively held on the last Sunday of November 2022 (November 27, 2022).

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