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Hello Aspirants, Hope you all are doing great with your studies. As the notification for Common Admission Test 2020 is released, all have become busy in finding study materials for the exam. If you have applied for the exam and searching for CAT 2020 Previous Year Papers for better preparation then you are in the right place. You will be able to download CAT 2020 Question Papers in PDF format from this article.

In our previous article, we have shared the information regarding CAT Eligibility Criteria 2020, Age, Nationality, Qualification. In this article, we will give you the link to download Common Admission Test Question Papers.

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[Page Index]
1. CAT 2020 Useful Resources
2. Important Dates
3. Exam Pattern
4. CAT 2020 Sample Paper
5. Previous Year Question Papers
6. Entrance Exam in India
7. Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)
8. List of Top Colleges in India

CAT 2020 Useful Resources

CAT 2020 Major NotificationClick Here
CAT 2020 Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
CAT 2020 Exam PatternClick Here
CAT 2020 SyllabusClick Here
CAT 2020 BooksClick Here
CAT 2020 Previous Year PaperClick Here
CAT 2020 Sample PaperClick Here
CAT 2020 Admit CardClick Here
CAT 2020 CutoffClick Here
CAT 2020 CounselingClick Here
CAT 2020 Seat MatrixClick Here

CAT 2020 Previous Year Papers in PDF

Before we speak about Eligibility for Common Admission Test 2020 Question Paper in PDF Format, let us first have a look at the basic details about this very prestigious exam.

Important Dates

Name of the ExamCommon Admission Test 2020
Application Form Released5th August 2020 (Announced)
CAT 2020 Application Form End23 September 2020 (Announced)
Release of CAT Admit Card 202028 October 2020 (Announced)
CAT 2020 Exam Date29 November 2020 (Announced)
CAT 2020 Result declaredAnnounced soon

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Read Also: Download CAT 2020 Sample Papers in PDF | Model Question Papers for CAT.

CAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The CAT 2019 Entrance Examination will consist of 3 sections. the total no. of questions will be 100 questions. Each section is timed with the individual time limit of 1 hour. You need to get a high score in each of the 3 sections as there is also a sectional score cut off in IIMs for shortlisting.

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  • Total No. of Questions: 100
  • Number of sections: 3
  • Questions with negative marking (MCQs): 75
  • Questions without negative marking (Non-MCQs): 25
  • Score awarded for each correct answer: 3 marks
  • Negative marking Applicable for  wrong answers in MCQs: -1 mark

Exam Pattern of Each Section

Section nameTotal questionsTotal MCQs (With negative marking)Total Non-MCQs (Without negative marking)Total maximum marks
VARC*3424 to 277 to 10102
DILR*32248  96
Quant*3423 to 277 to 11102

*VARC: Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
*DILR: Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
*Quant: Quantitative Ability

CAT 2020 Sample Paper

Aspirants applying for Common Admission Test may find these sample paper very useful as it will give you the exact idea of what is being asked in the national level entrance examination. These Sample Papers for Common admission Test 2020 will also serve as Model question paper for CAT 2020. Have a look. The CAT 2020 Entrance Examination is Consist of three sections:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Verbal Ability& Logical & Analytical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation & Reading Comprehension

Quantitative Ability

Unitary MethodClick Here
Time & WorkClick Here
Time & DistanceClick Here
Surds & IndicesClick Here
Square Root & Cube RootClick Here
SimplificationClick Here
Simple Compound InterestClick Here
Ration & ProportionClick Here
RacesClick Here
Profit & LossClick Here
ProbabilityClick Here
Pipe & CisternClick Here
PercentageClick Here
Number SystemClick Here
Number SeriesClick Here
Mensuration 2D & 3DClick Here
HCF & LCMClick Here
GeometryClick Here
Decimal FractionClick Here
Data InterpretationClick Here
Boat & StreamClick Here
Banker DiscountClick Here
AverageClick Here
AreaClick Here
Allegation & MixtureClick Here
AlgebraClick Here

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Word FormationClick Here
SyllogismsClick Here
Statement & ConclusionClick Here
Statement & AssumptionClick Here
Seating ArrangementClick Here
Reasoning AbilityClick Here
PuzzlesClick Here
Ordering & RankingClick Here
ODD One OutClick Here
Input-OutputClick Here
InequalitiesClick Here
DirectionClick Here
Critical ReasoningClick Here
Course of ActionClick Here
Coding-DecodingClick Here
Blood RelationClick Here
AnalogyClick Here

Reading Comprehension

Synonyms & AntonymsClick Here
SpellingsClick Here
Sentance JumbledClick Here
Sentence CorrectionClick Here
Reading ComprehensionClick Here
Phrase ReplacementClick Here
Para JumblesClick Here
One Word SubstitutionClick Here
Idiom & PhrasesClick Here
Fill in the BlanksClick Here
Direct & IndirectClick Here
Cloze TestClick Here
Active & Passive VoiceClick Here

Read Also: CAT 2020 Experts Recommended Books: Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Much More!

CAT 2020 Previous Year Question Papers

Here is the link to download previous year Common Admission Test Question Papers. You may also use these question papers asked in Previous year Common Admission Test examination as a model paper or sample paper for CAT 2020. Let us have a look.

Previous Year Paper 2001 To 2012

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Previous Year Paper of 2013 To 2018

CAT Previous Year Paper (Year Wise)PDF Links
2018Click Here
2017Click Here
2016Click Here
2015Click Here
2014Click Here
2013Click Here

Read Also: CAT 2020 Exam Pattern & IIM Selection Procedure.

Entrance Exam In India

Engineering Entrance Exam in India Click Here
Medical Entrance Exam in India Click Here
Law Entrance Exam in IndiaClick Here
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Polytechnic Entrance Exam in IndiaClick Here

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Q. When should I start preparing for CAT 2020?

Ans. If you start CAT 2020 preparation now, you should finish the core syllabus of CAT by July-August. Thereafter start solving previous years CAT question papers, mock test series and sample papers to develop speed and accuracy. The last three months (Sept-November) before CAT should be entirely dedicated to mock tests.

Q. Will cats be conducted in 2020?

Ans. There is no proposal to postpone or cancel CAT 2020, says IIM Indore. Instead, the process of conducting the exam is already on. … No change in CAT 2020 Testing Mode. Professor Harshal Lowalekar, Faculty and Chair Admissions at IIM Indore has been appointed as the Convener of CAT 2020 exam.

Q. Is coaching necessary for CAT?

Ans. Many CAT toppers and experts suggest that taking mentorship and coaching for CAT is beneficial to a great extent. But it is not always mandatory. According to one of the CAT 2020 toppers Anumay Aashish, taking coaching for CAT is not the most essential part through which a candidate can secure good marks.

Q. How can I get 99 percentile in CAT?

Ans. Study hard but more importantly, study smart! Focus equally on all sections – Quantitative Aptitude And Data Interpretation, Verbal Aptitude And Reading Comprehension, and Logical Reasoning are the three sections of the test. No one has managed to score a 99 percentile by ignoring any of these sections during prep.

Q. How difficult is cat?

Ans. The overall difficulty level of CAT 2020 was moderate to tough. Out of the three sections, Verbal Ability Reading Comprehension was the toughest while Quantitative Aptitude and DILR were both equally intimidating. The overall difficulty level of CAT 2020 was moderate to tough.

List of Top Colleges in India

Courses NameLinks Here
Engineering Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Medical Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Architecture Colleges in IndiaClick Here
BAMS Colleges in IndiaClick Here
BHMS Colleges in IndiaClick Here
BSMS Colleges in IndiaClick Here
BYNS Colleges in IndiaClick Here
BUMS Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Dental Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Nursing Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Physiotherapy Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Veterinary Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Pharmacy Colleges in IndiaClick Here
LAW Colleges in IndiaClick Here
B.Ed Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Hotel Management Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Fashion Designing Colleges in IndiaClick Here
Polytechnic Colleges in IndiaClick Here

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  1. HELLO Sir,
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