Finally, the CAT 2017 official mock trial has been issued. The CAT 2017 Organizing Institute, IIM Lucknow, has provided the official Cat Mock Test for the forthcoming MBA entrance examination. Cat Mocktest 2017 was made available on the official website ie iimcat.ac.in on 30th October in the evening. The honor of commitment given by Prof. Neeraj Dwivedi, convenor of CAT 2017 Mock Test Cat 2017, has been issued, who assured the MBA candidates that the sample test will be issued till October last week.
Normally, Cat Mocktest goes ahead every year for the upcoming MBA entrance exam, in which there is a glimpse of the exam pattern, format and style of questions that students will face one. The recently released Cat 2017 Mocktest has blown many surprises in front of the candidates and less than a month remains. Therefore, proper analysis of CAT MockTest 2017 is necessary for serious MBA candidates who are really keen to understand the examination pattern of the upcoming examination. To help you, we have given detailed analysis of the CAT 2017.
Exam Pattern Changes in MOCK 2017
1. Reduction in Number of Non-MCQ questions
|No of Non-MCQ’s||28||25||19|
|Verbal Section questions||10||10||10|
|Data Interper. Questions||8||8||4|
2. Addition of more answer options in MCQ’s
CAT 2017 Mock exam have increase the number of options available for MCQ type questions. Even earlier, the candidates had to deal with the answer-specific choices in the CAT exams, this year the MCQ has non-answer specific options as well. There are options like ‘not applicable’, ‘not determinable’ and ‘none of these’. In such options, cat candidates will often be given a specific fix by not giving a specific answer option for multi-option questions. Apart from this, many questions in the CAT 2017 mock test included 5 answer options opposed to the standard 4 answer option.
3. Change in scoring Pattern
Last year, in the MBA entrance examination, 1 mark per question pattern was followed, while this year all MCQ and non-MCQ questions will be of 3 points each. Similarly, the negative marking format for incorrect answers of MCQ has also been changed from the previous year -1 / 3 to -1 mark.
4. Different login credentials will be given on exam date