Are 2 Months Enough For CAT preparation? How To Prepare?
CAT 2022, which is going to be held on November 27, 2022, is just two months away. Are 2 months enough for CAT preparation? The answer for this is based on how you planned your preparation for CAT 2022 in this short period. In this article, let us see how to prepare for CAT in 2 months and the time table for CAT preparation in detail.
The first step is to have some understanding of where you stand with respect to the competition. This can be established by taking mock tests. If you have not taken a mock test yet, start by taking a free CAT mock. After taking mocks, find out the areas you are weak in. If you feel that you need some guidance, try online preparation for CAT. Also, try to solve previous year papers of CAT to get an idea about the difficulty level and the various types of questions that can appear. Also, solving past papers will help you boost your confidence.
Are 2 Months Enough For CAT Preparation?
The answer to this is Yes. Many students cracked the CAT exam within two months of preparation. It depends upon how much effort you kept into your CAT preparation. A systematic study plan is must need to crack the CAT exam. Have a look at the below video of one of our students who cracked the CAT in 60days and converted into IIM Bangalore.
How To Prepare For CAT In 2 Months?
We have 2 months for CAT 2022. Anyone can ace the exam with a perfect study plan. Firstly, Ensure that you are almost done with your basics by the end of October. As we have 60 days for the exam, it is better to avoid learning new concepts, which will make you lose your confidence and may lead to getting stress. The best way of preparation for these two months is to take mock tests. If you have not started yet, learn by giving mocks. As we have a very short period to learn, it is advised to watch concept videos to grasp a particular topic.
By taking mock tests, you can identify your strengths and weakness. Try to learn as much as possible about your strengths which will help you increase your score, and do not let your weak areas prevent you from getting a call from your dream b-school. Balancing all the sections is very important. As there will be sectional cut-offs will be given for the top b-schools.
It is not simply enough to take mock tests. And also, it is necessary to analyze them thoroughly. This process will help you to understand how you are improving on the test. Apply various strategies to every mock you are giving and analyze your speed and accuracy, which is essential to consider for the CAT exam.
How To Prepare For CAT 2022: VARC Section
One can ace this section if one already has a habit of reading. If not, you must get started at the earliest possible. Reading is the only way that will help you ace this section, hence the focus should be on reading. Start with reading newspapers and novels, and then slowly shift to reading online articles, especially from foreign sources. The more you read, the better you will get in this section. Reading will also make you develop a viewpoint on a variety of issues.
Start giving mocks and ensure to solve at least one RC every day. The following is the schedule for 2 months one can follow. You can adjust this depending on the time available during the day and based on your strengths and weaknesses.
|Topic||No. of days|
|Para Jumbles and Odd sentence out||1-2|
How To Prepare For CAT 2022: DILR Section
Acing this section completely depends on your logical reasoning skills and your data representation and calculation skills. Start with learning the fundamental concepts of the types of sets that have appeared in the past 3-4 years in the exam, and learn how to represent them logically. Go through all underlying concepts and get used to the conventional sets. Try to solve various types of questions in this section. The more you practice, the more diverse the set of puzzles you solve, and the better you will become in this.
Here is the schedule for 2 months one can follow to prepare for the DILR section. You can adjust this depending on the time available during the day and based on your strengths and weaknesses.
|LR Topics||No. of days|
|Arrangements (Linear, Circular, etc.)||2|
|Puzzles (Einstein puzzles, constraint-based etc.)||2|
|Networks, Games and tournaments, Scheduling, LR based on picking coins||5|
|Blood relations, family tree, Truth-liar concept||2|
|Others (Cubes, 2D Space LR, etc.)||1-2|
|No. of days|
|Bar Graphs, Line Charts, Pie Charts, Unconventional charts & Tables (radar chart, bubble chart etc.)||4|
|Others (DI Based on growth over the years, Data Sufficiency, Caselets, etc.)||2|
How To Prepare For CAT 2022: Quant Section
This is the section where you have more probability get a high score. This section has a predefined syllabus for CAT. For scoring 99 percentile in the CAT exam, the quant section plays a crucial role which can be scored 100 percentile in this section which is enough to score overall 99 percentile in CAT. Hence, a systematic and well-articulated study plan will go a long way in ensuring success. If you are already a quant-heavy person, you need not pay much focus to this section. However, others must know the basics and underlying concepts very clearly and practice well to ace this section.
One can utilize the below study schedule for 2 months to cover the Quant section. And also, it can be customized as per your strengths and weakness.
|Topic||Number of days|
|Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Averages, Alligation, Profit Loss and Discount, Simple Interest and Compound Interest||7-8|
|Time, Speed and Distance, Time & Work||2|
|Linear equations, Quadratic equations, Inequalities||3-4|
|Progressions and series, Surds and indices||1|
|Geometry & Mensuration, Co-ordinate Geometry||7-8|
|Permutation and Combinations, Probability, Set Theory||2|
2 Months Daily Schedule For CAT preparation
It is necessary to have a time table for CAT preparation in 2 months that helps you to cover the complete syllubus. The daily schedule must include a timetable for taking CAT mock tests, sectional tests, learning concept videos, etc., available in Cracku’s CAT 2 months crash course. One can utilise the below CAT preparation daily schedule planned for 2 months to cover all the topics in the CAT syllabus. Click on the below link to download the Daily schedule for CAT preparation PDF.
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