CAT 2020 - Exam Pattern

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CAT 2020 Exam Pattern

This year CAT 2020 will be conducted by IIM Indore .IIM Indore has come up with few changes in CAT 2020 Exam Pattern to make competition higher. CAT 2020 Exam time duration has been decreased from 180 minutes to 120 Minutes and now CAT 2020 will be conducting into three sessions instead of two session that are Morning, Afternoon and Evening There is no change in section composition, it will remain same as per previous years. There will be 40 minutes for each of the section

There will be three sections:-

  1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
  2. Data Interpretations & Logical Reasoning
  3. Quantitative Aptitude

IIM Indore has made changes into CAT 2020 Exam Pattern by decreasing duration and no. of questions.

CAT 2020 Exam: Changed Pattern

This year also CAT 2020 will be conducted online by IIM Indore. CAT 2020 Exam will include VA&RC, DI&LR and Quantitative Aptitude. Each section will be allotted with 40 minutes. It is necessary to qualify each section to qualify CAT 2020 Exam. No. of Questions will be reduced as well.

Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for each correct answer. The entire question (MCQ type and Non-MCQ type questions) contain equal marks. For every wrong answer one mark will be deducted. However, there is no negative marking for Non-MCQ type questions.

CAT 2020 Exam :Sectional Division


 No. of MCQs

No. of Non- MCQs

  Time Allocated

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension(VA&RC)

       24 or 27

        7 or 10

       40 Minutes

Data Interpretations & Logical Reasoning ( DI& LR)



       40 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

( QA)

     23 or 27

       7 or 11

       40 Minutes




     120 Minutes


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