CAT 2017 exam was held on November 26 in 2 slots as a computer based test of 3 hours duration for each slot. The pattern of the afternoon slot of was similar to that in the morning slot and very much on the lines of CAT 2016. There were no surprises in the paper in terms of the pattern. Total number of questions were 100. VARC section was of 34 questions, DILR with 32 questions and Quantitative section had 34 questions.

Verbal and Reading Comprehension

Total Questions: 34

24 questions on reading comprehension

  • 5 passages MCQ type
  • 3 passages with 6 questions each
  • 2 passages with 3 questions each

10 questions in Verbal out of which 7 were Non-MCQ type

  • Jumbled sentence: 5 questions
  • Odd one out: 2 questions
  • Summary: 3 questions

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Total Questions: 32

  • All questions in sets of 4 questions each
  • 16 Questions on DI
  • 16 Questions on LR
  • 8 Non MCQs

Quantitative

Total Questions: 34

11 Questions were Non-MCQ type