How to prepare for CAT 2022 in 100 Days:
CAT 2022 exam is going to be conducted on 27th November 2022. It is time for the aspirants to speed up their preparation for the CAT exam. It is advisable to start by taking a free mock CAT to know how close you are to your target percentile and identify your strengths and weaknesses to improve. In this article, we will discuss a 100 days study plan for CAT 2022 exam with an excellent preparation strategy.
Aspirants must keep in mind that the exam duration is 2 hours, with 40 minutes assigned to each of the three sections. So, it is necessary to have a perfect strategy to ace the exam with this 2-hour pattern. The exam pattern remains the same from the last year. Have a look at the CAT 2022 exam pattern below.
CAT 2022 Exam Pattern
|SECTION||EXPECTED DURATION||EXPECTED NUMBER OF QUESTIONS|
|Verbal Ability||40 minutes||24|
|Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning||40 minutes||20|
|Quantitative Ability||40 minutes||22|
Each correct answer is awarded 3 marks, and each wrong answer carries a penalty of -1 mark. No marks are awarded for unattempted questions. And, there might be a sectional time limit of 40 minutes for each section and candidates are not allowed to switch between the sections.
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100 Days Study Plan For CAT 2022
Many people think, “Is that possible to crack the CAT exam in 100 days?”. Yes, it is definitely possible to crack the CAT exam with a great percentile. All you need is a perfect preparation strategy for 100 days to crack the CAT exam. This article will provide you with an excellent preparation strategy for 100days to crack CAT. It is very important to balance all the sections of CAT during the preparation. So let us look at each section’s preparation plan separately.
100 Days Study Plan for CAT – VARC
Regarding the VARC section, almost 24% of the paper contains RCs, so aspirants cannot afford to neglect this topic and concentrate on others. The only way to prepare for reading comprehension is by reading rigorously. Read anything that feels comfortable for you, such as novels, articles, reviews, etc. . Set aside an hour a day for reading. Try to understand the thought flow of the author. Make sure that you have an accuracy greater than 80% while attempting this section.
Aspirants who are specifically weak in the Verbal section are advised to focus on topic tests and sections for VARC along with the mocks. This process will help you improve your weak areas and make you more confident.
100 Days Study Plan for CAT – DILR
This is one of the hard sections for many CAT aspirants. Often the people who expertized in this section also find it difficult to solve more than 2 sets. So, it is very necessary to have a firm grasp of this section. Try to spend at least 1 hour on this section and solve at least 5 sets in a day. Make sure to select the set which consumes less time.
Try to practice different types of puzzles, sudokus and Kakuros, which help you in developing your thought process. Learn how to represent data visually. It will help you understand the logic better and significantly reduce the time expended on solving the set.
100 Days Study Plan for CAT – Quant
The first step is to revise the quant basics well. More often than not, aspirants tend to skip the basics and move directly to the problem-solving part. Chances are there that the aspirant might have forgotten a seldom-used concept; hence, aspirants must allocate some time (those who are thorough with the basics) to refresh the concepts. The Quantitative Aptitude (QA) section can be easily improved with practice.
Finishing the Arithmetic and Geometry concepts first is recommended, as they have the most weightage in the exam (usually 60–70% combined). Aspirants should not be spending an unreasonable amount of time on one particular topic.
Try to find the optimum methods to reach the solution. Even if your answer is correct, check whether the solution provided is better and leads to the answer faster than your approach. Complete the basics within the next 2 months. Ensure that you have enough time to improve your methods.
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