Alert CAT 2007 aspirants

CAT not only changed it self quantitavely but also qualitively. Initially the question used to test basic concepts; now they also test once reasoning skills.The total number of questions has been reduced, the difficulty level has increased.
subject-wise no. of question in english has decreased. Before 1998 english has 50% importance. Now english has only 1/3 importance. Now CAT tests students ability to think.
Subject-wise change

Verbal section: In this section from 1992 to 1994 no of question was 95, 90, 85 respectively. From 1995 to 1998 it remained 100.After 1998 they reduced the no of questions. In 1999 that was 80. In 2000 that was 65 & in 2001 it was 50, from 2001 to 2004 it was 50. In 2005 it was 35.From this you can easily get that the weightage of verbal section has reduced from 50% to 1/3 of CAT paper.

Problem Solving: From 1992 to 1995 the no. of question in this section was 45 to 50. In 96, 97 it was around 50 to 55. From 1998 to 2001 it has raised from 40 to 60 with increment of 5 questions per year.There after from 2001 to 2005 it has deduced to 35 questions. CAT 2005 paper has 35 ps questions.

DI Logic section: The chage in pattern for this section is not so drastic over years. It has been changed from 38 questions in CAT 1992 to 30 questions in CAT 2005.From all above DATA the CAT is anyone can get CAT changes its pattern almost yearly. In 2006 it has changed its time limit to 2.5 hours.So all CAT aspirants must be ready to handle any change in pattern & must set their minds for this change.


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