Byju Raveendran, CAT expert and founder of Byju’s CAT Classes, said, “The difficulty level of the CAT exam has been increasing compared with the initial years of the computer-based MBA entrance test. But otherwise, the difficulty level was not very high. There have been tougher papers earlier when the exam was conducted in the paper-pencil-
Let us have a look at the section-wise analysis of the Day 6.
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
Geometry and algebra topics formed a major part of the paper. The other topics were trigonometry, function, P&C, mensuration and number system. Honey Rastogi, a test taker, said, “The topics were mostly from the expected areas but the difficulty level was very high.” P&C questions were not seen in the past few days.
The nine questions from Data Interpretation were of moderate difficulty level. There were three sets which were calculation intensive.
Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning
The difficulty level of the section was easy to moderate. The questions were not very lengthy and were application based. According to Raveendran, the passages were direct and easy. However, the questions were a bit indirect and ambiguous and proper understanding of the passage was required.
The questions from the English usage area were para jumble, sentence correction, fill in the blanks, para completion and vocabulary.
The logical reasoning area had nine questions from three sets. Puneet Ahuja, another CAT taker, said, “The RC passages were manageable. The verbal ability questions were tricky. The LR questions were quite easy.
To read the previous analyses of CAT 2012, click on the following links:
Pattern remains same, VA gets tougher on CAT Day 5 (http://www.mbauniverse.com/
CL expert does a detailed analysis as CAT 2012 completes four days (http://www.mbauniverse.com/
CAT Day 2 paper moderate to tough, VA gets more difficult (http://www.mbauniverse.com/
CAT takers, experts dissect Day 1 (http://www.mbauniverse.com/
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