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Updated on May 17, 2022 17:56 IST

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CAT Mock Test – Candidates preparing for CAT 2022, must practice CAT Mock Test series to score high percentile. The ideal time to start practicing mock tests for CAT exam is September onwards, after finishing the exam syllabus. However, candidates can take a couple of CAT mock tests even before to know their control over the three sections of the paper – VARC, DILR and Quantitative Aptitude. Aspirants can start practicing CAT mock tests in the last leg of exam preparation after completing the CAT syllabus. 

The official CAT mock test 2022 will be released in October after the release of CAT admit card. Candidates will be able to take the official CAT mock test 2022 by logging on to the official website iimcat.ac.in. Previous year's official CAT mock test link can be accessed below in this article.

The online CAT mock tests help candidates in getting used to the actual exam atmosphere as they are designed exactly like an actual CAT question paper, including login, section-wise MCQs, on-screen calculator, timer, etc. The mock tests also help the candidates in improving speed and accuracy in solving the questions which is key to scoring well in CAT exam. An important benefit of CAT mock tests is that, it prepares the candidate for sitting through a two-hour long online test keeping mental and physical stamina high until the end. 

Why Practice Mock Test for CAT?

Taking the free CAT mock test online is important for test-takers as the same is designed to help candidates get a feel of the actual CAT question paper. Also, the mock test helps candidates in identifying their weaknesses and analysing their performance. When it is less than three months for CAT 2022 exam, the candidates must speed up the exam preparation and start practicing CAT mock tests rigorously. IIMCAT will release the official CAT 2022 mock test along with a tutorial guide on the official website. 

Online CAT Mock Test: Benefits

Solving online mock tests for CAT preparation has many benefits. Some of them are listed below:

  • It helps the candidate in understanding the online process of CAT exam
  • Since it is a dummy of the actual CAT exam, candidates get to familiarise themselves with each step they need to know in order to proceed correctly during the exam
  • CAT mock tests provides a fair understanding of question paper pattern and marking scheme
  • CAT online mock test helps in improving speed and accuracy of solving questions calculation-based questions or questions which require reading long passages
  • Practicing mock tests helps in discovering tricks and shortcuts of solving CAT question paper in least time required
  • The more mock tests one will practices, the better they will get at solving all varieties of questions – tough, easy, lengthy or tricky

Once the CAT admit card is issued and you know your exam slot, start practicing mocks during the same exam timing as that of actual test. This will enable you to retain energy while taking the CAT 2021 test as you will be used to it.

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CAT Mock Test Structure

The official CAT mock test is same as the actual test. The mock test is divided into three sections and there's a time-limit for each section. Check below, the structure of CAT mock test: 

CAT Mock Test Features

Details

Number of sections

Three

Name of the sections

  • Section 1: VARC
  • Section 2: DILR
  • Section 3: Quantitative Ability

Sectional time limit

40 minutes for each section

General instructions

Yes

Question wise answer status

  •  Answered
  • Not answered
  • Not validated
  • Marked for review later
  • Answered and marked for review later

Official Mock Test for CAT

The official CAT mock test is available on the official website. Candidates can log on to the official website and access the mock test, by using their login credentials. Given below are the CAT 2021 mock test links and a the walk-through for reference. 

CAT 2021 Mock Test Link:
https://www.digialm.com//OnlineAssessment/index.html?756@@M15
CAT 2021 Mock Test Link - For PwD Candidates (Blindness and Low Vision)
https://www.digialm.com//OnlineAssessment/index.html?756@@M17
CAT 2021 Mock Test Link - For Other PwD Candidates
https://www.digialm.com//OnlineAssessment/index.html?756@@M16

CAT Mock Test: A Walk Through

Candidates can login in to their CAT exam account on iimcat.ac.in website by using their registration number and password. A dummy registration number and dummy password has already been embedded. Candidates can proceed directly by clicking on ‘Sign In’.

Once the candidate logs in, he/she needs to read the general instructions provided and click on 'Next'.

On clicking 'Next', ‘Other important instructions’ will appear on the screen. Towards the end of the page, there will be a disclaimer  – 'I agree to the terms and conditions'.

Next, click on ‘I am ready to begin’ to start the CAT mock test.

The online mock test has three sections in the sequence same as the actual CAT exam. Each section has MCQs and Non-MCQs. The sectional time-limit is 40 minutes as per latest CAT exam pattern.

Other Features of Online CAT Mock Test

Calculator: For the convenience of test-takers, an on-screen calculator is provided on the top, right-hand corner of the screen.

Timer: Time management is extremely crucial while attempting CAT exam, thus a timer is given on the screen for candidates to time themselves well.

The question palette provided on the right-hand side of the screen of CAT mock test indicates the statuses of each question which are:

  • Grey indicates that the question has not been visited yet
  • Orange stands for question has been visited, but not answered
  • Green indicates that question has been answered and will be considered for evaluation
  • Purple states that question has been marked for review and has not been answered while purple button with an icon indicates that the question has been answered and marked for review and will be considered for evaluation
Also read: CAT Mock Test Guidelines

How to Answer a Question in Official CAT Mock Test Online?

To answer a question in the official mock test, the candidate is required to click on the question number in the question palette. To answer the MCQ type question, they have to click on the correct answer bubble.

To submit the answer, they have to click on ‘Save & Next’. To save the answer for the current question and also to mark it for review, they need to click on ‘Mark for Review & Next’. If any candidate doesn't choose any of these options, the answer for the current question will not be saved.

How to Change Your Response on CAT Mock Test?

In case a candidate needs to change the response of the question, he/she needs to de-select the already chosen answer and click on ‘Clear Response’ button on the palette. Select another answer bubble and make sure you save the changed answer by clicking on Save & Next’ or ‘Mark for Review & Next’ button.

How to Navigate Between Sections?

The CAT mock test has been designed according to the actual exam paper. It has three sections and the order of the sections are:

1. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

2. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

3. Quantitative Ability

Candidates must note that there is a sectional time limit and they cannot switch between sections. Candidates can move from one section of CAT exam to other only after completion of 40 minutes.

CAT Mock Test: Advantage for PwD Candidates

A separate mock test is released for PwD candidates every year. The duration of such an online CAT mock test is four hours; one hour more than time allotted to non PwD/DA candidates.

CAT 2022 exam will be held on November 27. To prepare for the exam get here CAT Syllabus know CAT exam pattern and download previous years CAT question papers.

Free DILR Questions with Answers for Practice Free Quantitative Aptitude Questions with Answers for Practice Free VARC Questions with Answers for Practice
CAT Mock Test by Shiksha

Shiksha has prepared free CAT Mock Tests for practice, which aspirants can avail below. Read the steps given below to use Shiksha mock test:

  • Click on “Free CAT Mock Test”
  • Register on Shiksha with name, email ID and other details
  • After registration, the user will be redirected to online test URL
  • The user will have to solve all the questions within the time limit
  • An onscreen clock will be on display for candidates to keep a check on time
  • A user is allowed a maximum of three attempts
  • After the test is over, the user can check the score and download the question paper with answers

CAT Mock Test will help you get an idea about the type of questions that will be asked, the exam pattern and marking scheme. After taking the test, you can immediately check your score. You can also download the Question Paper along with answers and their explanations for Free. Click below to start the free online test now.

Free CAT Mock Test 1

CAT Mock Test will help you get an idea about the type of questions that will be asked, the exam pattern and marking scheme. After taking the test, you can immediately check your score. You can also download the Question Paper along with answers and their explanations for Free. Click below to start the free online test now.

Free CAT Mock Test 2

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FAQs on CAT Mock Test

Q: What are the benefits of practicing CAT mock tests?

A: Practicing CAT mock tests helps in improving speed and accuracy to solve the question paper within the time limit in the main exam. It also helps in identifying the strengths and weaknesses during the preparation phase, so that you can work on them and get better.

Q: Does IIM release CAT mock test?

A: Yes, the exam conducting IIM releases official CAT mock test every year. Candidates can access the official mock tests by using their log in credentials. The official CAT mock test will be accessible even after the exam day.

Q: Are CAT mock tests identical to the actual exam?

A: Yes, mock tests released on the CAT official website are similar to the actual CAT exam. The exam conducting body follows the exam pattern, marking scheme, test structure, syllabus and difficulty level to prepare the mock test so that the candidate gets prior practice of CAT exam.

Q: How many CAT mock tests should I practice to ace the exam?

A: It is recommended to practice at least 30-40 mock test series during CAT preparation phase but the candidates can choose to practice lesser or higher number of mock tests depending on their progress. However, they should practice the CAT mock tests only after completion of the syllabus. 

Q: When should I start solving official CAT mock test?

A: Candidates are recommended to take the official CAT mock tests as soon as it releases. It is released in October.

Q: Should I solve more than one CAT mock test per day?

A: Candidates must not solve more than one CAT mock test in a day. We recommend practicing one mock test and analysing the performance vis-a-vis each section and topic. Such as, how much time it took you to solve which type of question, what was the accuracy, which questions you could solve more accurately and which ones you could not attempt well, etc. Schedule your next mock test based on how you performed.

Q: Should I practice the sectional mock tests for CAT?

A: Yes, sectional mock tests are a good source of practicing and improving sectional speed and accuracy as CAT has sectional time limit. Sectional mock test also help you in getting well versed with each section of the exam. 

Q: Can I access the mock test available at the CAT website without registration?

A: No. The CAT mock test is only accessible to successful applicants i.e. who have registered for the exam, submitted the CAT application form and paid the fees. If you have not registered for the current session, you can practice the CAT mock tests available at Shiksha.

Q: Is there any sectional time limit in the CAT mock test?

A: Yes. CAT mock test is designed keeping the exam pattern, syllabus, and difficulty level of the actual exam. The mock tests are practice sessions provided to candidates to only understand and get familiar with the CAT exam but also to develop speed and accuracy in solving tough and lengthy questions to manage time during the actual exam.

Q: Are paid CAT mock tests provided by several coaching institutes reliable?

A: It is advisable to check the reliability of a coaching institute before paying for the CAT mock tests. However, several platforms, including Shiksha provide reliable free mock tests for CAT preparation.

Q: How can CAT mock tests help in improving the overall preparation?

A: After attempting CAT mock test, check the correct responses marked by you and the questions where you were facing difficulty. Based on that analysis, plan in depth study of the topic, which you found difficult. 
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