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50 must do questions on Para Completion
120 Critical Reasoning questions Inferences Strong weak arguments
51 must solve para jumble questions
40 must solve questions on Essence of the passage
Odd statement out questions
Type in the answers questions started in CAT in 2015 and had become a regular feature of the CAT exam. Student can type the answers from the virtual screen keyboard which includes Letters A to Z and Numbers 0 to 9 only.
How many TITA Qs in each section
It is expected that Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC), the first section of CAT will have 10 Non-MCQs out of total 34 questions; Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning (DILR), the second section with 32 questions would have 8 Non-MCQs and the third and last section Quantitative Ability (Quant) will have 10 Non-MCQs out of total 34 questions.
Percentage of TITA questions
If we try to calculate, DILR section has 25% non-MCQs;
VARC and Quant sections propose to have 29% non-MCQs each in CAT
No Negative marking so no fear
Total maximum marks that you can score in CAT are 300, Out of this 84 marks will come to you from Non-MCQs or TITA questions only. Without negative marking, TITA questions should be taken as a fearless weapon in your arsenal.
Don’t miss now
With no penalty of negative marking for wrong answer to Non-MCQs, candidates should understand the negative effect of non-serious preparation for these type of questions. CAT toppers and experts alike suggest that to score high in Non-MCQs it is very much necessary to prepare the fundamentals and concept of the topic as without proper understanding you will end up putting a wrong answer in the given space on computer screen.
Type in the answer: Don’t mark
You will be required to choose the right answer option out of the given options to a non-MCQ. Instead of clicking at the number of the answer option like A, B, C, D or 1, 2, 3, 4 to mark your answer, you will have to key in the correct answer out of the 4 options that you think is right.