CAT 2014: Test duration, pattern and things you should know

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014 is slated to be held on 16th Nov & 22nd Nov 2014. The CAT 2014 test duration & pattern will be as follows.

CAT 2014 Test Duration

The test duration is for a total time of 2 hours and 50 minutes (170 minutes). PWD/DA candidates with scribe requirements will get an extra hour. All candidates will start the test at the same time.

Caution: Don’t touch the keyboard. Doing so will lock the terminal. All answer choices should be made using the mouse.

CAT 2014 Format

The medium of the test is in English language for all candidates. The test has 100 multiple choice questions across two sections.

Section1: QA & DI – 50 Qs

Section2: VA & LR – 50 Qs

Cool factors of CAT 2014

  1. Candidates can attempt any section first: Unlike the previous year CAT, candidates have the flexibility to choose the section they wish to attempt first.
  2. Answer questions in any sequence
  3. Switching between sections is also allowed
  4. Questions left unanswered will attract no penalty

For more details visit get yourself familiar with the rules of the game! wishes good luck for all CAT 2014 aspirants!!

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77 thoughts on “CAT 2014: Test duration, pattern and things you should know”

  1. my cousin has applied for cat, but she is facing problems during the time period calculation in the exam? any quick update for it? the pattern is same or now changed? please tell.

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