CAT 2016 question paper with solution pdf

Download CAT 2016 question paper with solution

CAT 2016 first cut analysis slot 1

Students speak:
“Quant was very easy as said by Cetking in class ” – Vishal
“Main deciding factor will be DILR” – Rahul
“RC was lengthy but easy” – Divya

Key changes in the exam:
– No change in the paper pattern 34 32 34 questions
– No major change in level of difficulty: verbal quant doable and DILR difficult

Verbal
Overview: The level was doable like last year. One can easily touch attempt of 25 out of 34.
Ideal Attempts and Cutoffs:
99%ile 25 attempts and 90%ile 17 attempts

DILR
Overview: level of difficulty was high but not as high as last year paper. 2 sets out of 8 were manageable.
Ideal Attempts and Cutoffs:
99%ile 20 attempts and 90%ile 12 attempts

Quant
Overview: The level of difficulty was easy with many questions as sitters. Cetking shortcuts were easy to apply on most of the questions.
Ideal Attempts and Cutoffs:
99%ile 24 attempts and 90%ile 16 attempts

Overall attempts and cutoffs
99%ile 70 attempts and 90%ile 50 attempts

Note: Accuracy plays important role so these cutoffs are based on 85% accuracy assumption.


CAT 2016 first cut analysis slot 2

Students speak:
“Quant much more easier than **** classes mocks” – Hetal
“Could only solve 3 sets out of 8 in DILR” – Manish
“RC was difficult with close options” – Andrea

Key changes in the exam:
– level of difficulty close to slot 1.
– compared to slot 1 verbal was little difficult while DILR was slightly easy
– No change in the paper pattern 34 32 34 questions
– No major change in level of difficulty as compared to last year.
Verbal
Overview: The level was doable like last year. One can easily touch attempt of 23 out of 34.
Ideal Attempts and Cutoffs:
99%ile 24 attempts and 90%ile 16 attempts

DILR
Overview: level of difficulty was high but not as high as last year paper. 2 sets out of 8 were manageable.
Ideal Attempts and Cutoffs:
99%ile 22 attempts and 90%ile 14 attempts

Quant
Overview: The level of difficulty was easy with many questions as sitters. Cetking shortcuts were easy to apply on most of the questions.
Ideal Attempts and Cutoffs:
99%ile 24 attempts and 90%ile 16 attempts

Overall attempts and cutoffs
99%ile 70 attempts and 90%ile 50 attempts

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