Can I Crack CAT 2022 in 3 months? (Study Plan from September)

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Can I Crack CAT 2022 In 3 Months?

As the CAT 2022 Exam notification has come out, many of the aspirants have a common question: “Can I Crack CAT in 3 months?” the answer is yes, you can. All you need is to know how to crack CAT in 3 months. In this article, we will provide you with a month-wise CAT study plan for 3 months which will help you to prepare for the CAT 2022 in a structured manner by covering the complete syllabus and also will provide you with the important topics from all the sections that are to be covered in these few days by the aspirants in detail.

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CAT 2022 Exam Pattern

Verbal Ability 40 minutes 24
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 40 minutes 20
Quantitative Ability 40 minutes 22


120 minutes 66

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.

CAT Study Plan for VARC section & Important Topics

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. It is advised to cover the below important topics in these few days so that you can ace this section in the CAT 2022 exam.

  1. RC
  2. Para Summary
  3. Para jumbles
  4. Odd one out

CAT Study Plan for DILR section & Important Topics

As we all know, this is one of the hardest 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. And check out the important topics below to practice as much as possible in these few days.

  1. Arrangements
  2. Puzzles
  3. Venn diagrams (maxima-minima)
  4. Selections and conditions
  5. Games and Tournaments
  6. Quantitative LR
  7. Cubes
  8. Spider charts
  9. Graphs/charts.

CAT Study Plan for Quant section & Important Topics

It is advised 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. 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.

Remember that aspirants should not be spending an unreasonable amount of time on one particular topic. Below are some of the important topics that are enough to cover in these few days, which will help you ace this section.

  1. Arithmetic
  2. Algebra
  3. Geometry
  4. number systems
  5. modern maths

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How To Prepare For CAT In 3 Months While Working?

As we all know, many aspirants taking the CAT exam are working professionals. It is possible to Crack the CAT even if you are doing a job. It is very necessary to manage the timings and allot some time to prepare for the CAT exam in the daily schedule while working. As we have very few days left for the examination, it is advised to spend at least 2-3 hours preparing for the CAT exam on weekdays and spend as much as possible on weekends as the exam is approaching within a few days. It is very necessary to have a daily schedule to cover the complete CAT syllabus, and also, taking mocks plays a crucial role in the part of CAT preparation. Hence, we have launched a 3 months crash course for CAT 2022, which will provide you with a monthly daily-wise schedule, national-level mock tests, and sectional tests that will help you in improving your weak areas of the CAT 2022 syllabus.

Has Anyone Cracked CAT In 3 Months

Yes, one of our students cracked the CAT exam in 2 months, not even 3 months and scored 100 percentile in the CAT exam. Anyone can crack the CAT exam in 3 months with a perfect preparation strategy and dedication to the preparation. One can check out the below interview video made for our students who cracked the CAT exam in 2 months.

CAT 2022 Month-wise Study plan for 3 Months


Learning the core concepts of all the three sections

Revise the concepts, Practice, and Take one mock per week


Take sectional tests and 2-3 mocks per week and experiment with mock strategies. Note down your mistakes, improve your question selection skills, and experiment with various strategies in the mocks.


Pick a strategy that suits you the most. Test it in the mocks. Revise the concepts and the common mistakes you tend to make.

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