CAT 2019 Slot 1 Examination has recently concluded and we bring to you indepth analysis of CAT 2019 Slot 1 Analysis and Expected Cutoff. Overall difficulty level of CAT 2019 Exam was Easy to moderate. As expected, CAT has been moving towards easier Quant and manageable LRDI with the objective to provide more levying field to non engineers. Let us have a detailed look at CAT 2019 Slot 1 Analysis and Expected Cutoff.

CAT 2019 Slot 1 Analysis and Cutoff

Overall pattern of the examination for CAT 2019 Slot 1 is as below:

Section Questions MCQs TITA Duration Difficulty Level
Verbal (VARC) 34 27 07 1 hour Easy-Moderate
LRDI 32 24 8 1 hour Moderate
Quant (QA) 34 22 12 1 hour Easy – Moderate
Total 100 73 27 3 Hours Moderate

Verbal Ability Sectional Analysis

There were 27 MCQ Questions and 7 TITA Questions. All the TITA Questions were from Parajumbles and Odd one type. Reading Comprehension and Para Summary questions were all MCQ Questions.

Overall difficulty level of Parajumbles was easier compared to last year.

18-19 Net correct questions would lead to 90 percentile and 23-24 net correct questions would lead to 99+ percentile in the section.

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LRDI Sectional Analysis

This was the toughest section of CAT 2019 Slot 1 Exam. TITA Questions were distributed across caselets just like Career Anna CAT Mock Test Series.

There were 2 sets of Data Interpretation and 6 sets for Logical Reasoning. There was no pure DI Caselet. Both the DI Caselets were Logical DI based.

10-11 Net correct questions would lead to 90 percentile and 15-16 net correct questions would lead to 99+ percentile in the section.

Quantitative Aptitude Sectional Analysis

This was the easiest section of CAT 2019 Slot 1 Exam. Level of Quant was easier than 2018 CAT, and more towards the easy level of CAT 2017.

There were 12 TITA Questions in the section. Arithmetic dominated the section with 8-9 questions coming from it, followed by Algebra and Geometry which had 6-7 questions each coming from them.

14-15 Net correct questions would lead to 90 percentile and 21-22 net correct questions would lead to 99+ percentile in the section.

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Overall Score to Percentile Prediction

Following table shows the predicted score to percentile mapping for overall score and sectional scores. Please note that this is the first cut prediction and will be updated to freeze at 5 PM Today once we have interacted with over 50,000 students who appeared for CAT 2019 Slot 1.

Percentile Overall Verbal LRDI Quant
99+ 152-157 62-66 43-47 61-64
98+ 140-144 57-61 38-42 53-57
90+ 104-109 44-46 27-30 41-45
80+ 82-85 36-39 19-22 30-34

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