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CAT 2018 Analysis and CAT 2018 Expected Cut-off

Now that we are done with the CAT 2018 Exam, the first thing all the aspirants would want to do is to check CAT 2018 Analysis. We bring to you CAT 2018 Analysis.

CAT 2018 Exam was held across 147 cities across India on November 25th, 2018. It was conducted in two slots, Slot-1 being from 9 am-12 pm and Slot-2 from 2:30-5:30 pm. The detailed slot-wise analysis of CAT 2018 is released by the experts, now that the exam is over.

The Level of Difficulty of CAT 2018 was higher than CAT 2017 with CAT 2018 cutoff expected to drop by 15-20 marks. 99 percentile cutoff for CAT 2018 is expected to lie somewhere around 160 marks

CAT 2018: Analysis & Expected Cut-off

The level of difficulty of the CAT 2018 Paper was changed this year, as compared to the previous year. While VARC turned out to be easy, DILR would have proved to be relief for the students. This was soon compensated by the Quant section which was highly difficult and tricky. At a glance, an overall raw score of around 160 should fetch a student a 99%ile in CAT 2018. This year, Quant would not be the differentiator this year; VARC, being easy, would. The overall structure of the CAT paper is as follows:

Section

No. of Questions

No. of non-MCQ questions

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

34

7

Easy-moderate

27-29

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

32

8

Moderate-Difficult

16-18

Quantitative Ability

34

12

Moderate-Difficult

22-24

Total

100

27

Moderate-Difficult

50-55

CAT 2018 Slot 1 Analysis

* Live by 3PM on 25th Nov.

CAT 2018 Slot 2 Analysis

* Live by 9PM on 25th Nov.

CAT 2018 Expected Marks vs Percentile

There has been a lot of speculations about CAT 2018 Expected Percentile because of the difficult Quant Section. We bring to you CAT 2018 Expected Marks vs Percentile Mapping for better understanding of the level of difficulty of exam.

Raw Score

Expected Percentile

215+

100

180

99.5+

160-165

99+

123-127

95+

100-105

90+

75-80

80+