CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis: Check Overall & Sectional Exam Pattern, Key Changes, Difficulty Level, likely Cut offs

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November 27, 2022, India’s No.1 MBA portal will release its indepth CAT 2022 slot 3 exam analysis at 7 PM, immediately after the CAT exam third slot on November 27 is over. expert team will assess the key changes in CAT exam, overall and sectional difficulty level and will be the first to publish CAT 2022 exam slot 3 analysis with likely cut offs.

cat 2022 will release its indepth CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis at 7 PM immediately after the slot-3 of CAT exam is over on November 27. IIM Bangalore is conducting CAT 2022 exam on Sunday November 27, 2022 in three slots of 2 hours each. 2.56 lakh candidates have applied for CAT this year and out of them 2.25 lakh are expected to appear in CAT at 400+ test centres located in 150+ cities. Expert team from would be taking CAT 2022 exam to share first hand CAT 2022 exam slot 3 analysis. CAT Exam Slot 3 Analysis will reflect upon the key changes in overall & sectional CAT exam pattern, difficulty level, predictions on CAT cut offs among others to help the test takers to gauge their performance in CAT 2022 and their admission chances in top B-schools. To offer a wider perspective, will also share Slot 3 CAT 2022 Exam Analysis by experts of leading institutions and top CAT coaching institutes like Arun Sharma, IMS, CL, T.I.M.E. among others.

CAT 2022 Exam Slot 3 Analysis: Time Slot & Release Schedule for CAT Exam Analysis   

  • This year CAT exam is conducted by IIM Bangalore.
  • CAT 2022 Exam Date: Sunday November 27, 2022
  • CAT 2022 test duration is 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
  • CAT 2022 is scheduled in three slots Morning, Afternoon and Evening on the same day.
  • CAT 2022 Slot-3 (Evening Slot): 4.30 PM to 6.30 PM
  • Reporting Time: 3 PM
  • CAT Exam Analysis Slot-3 Release Time: 7 PM, Nov 27

Key Coverage Areas:

  • CAT 2022 Paper Pattern: Key Changes
  • CAT paper difficulty level
  • Good attempts and likely cut off score for different percentile range  

CAT 2022 Slot-3 Question Paper Pattern
The CAT 2022 Slot-3 question paper with key changes is likely to have the following pattern and sectional composition.

CAT 2022 Exam Components
CAT 2022 Pattern
Test duration
   2 hrs (120 Minutes)
Test sessions/Slots
   3 (Morning, Afternoon and Evening)
Total questions
Total score
Number of Sections in CAT question paper
    3 (VARC; DILR; QA)
Time Allotted for Each Section in CAT exam
 40 Minutes
Total questions in VARC Section
Total Questions in DILR section
Total Questions in QA section

 Source: CAT Exam Analysis

CAT 2022 Exam Slot 3 Analysis: Expected Sectional Composition
CAT Exam 2022 Section Wise Analysis, immediately after the exam, is likely to be based on the following exam pattern. The table below shares the CAT exam 2022 section wise analysis with sectional order from Section-1 to Section-3, expected number and type of questions in each section, questions with and without negative marking and total maximum marks available for each section for the 2 hours CAT exam.

CAT 2022 exam components
Total questions
Total MCQs (With negative marking)
Total Non-MCQs (Without negative marking)
Section-1: Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
4 RC Passages with 16 Qs; VA had 8 Qs divided in 3 MCQs & 5 Non MCQs on Para jumbles, Para Summary, and Out of Context Sentences
Section-2: Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
LR – 10 Ques
DI – 10 Ques
All in Sets of 3 & 4 Qs
Section-3: Quantitative Ability (QA)
High on Arithmetic. Other on Log, Geometry, Roots, Algebra

Source: analysis CAT Exam Analysis Slot 3: Key Highlights
MBAUniverse CAT 2022 Slot 3 Exam Analysis will cover the following:

  1. CAT Exam Pattern & key changes
  2. Variation as compared to last year in Topics, Type of Questions for each section
  3. Changes in questions split (MCQs and Non-MCQs) 
  4. Any Surprise elements in CAT 2022 Exam paper
  5. Exam Difficulty Level: Overall & Section wise Analysis by Experts
  6. Required Good Attempts: Overall and Section wise
  7. Sectional Cut off Predictions as per the difficulty level
  8. Overall CAT 2022 cut offs predictions by Experts to help the aspirants to assess their performance and check their call chances by top B-schools
  9. Percentile Predictions & Cut off CAT score range

CAT Exam Slot 3 Analysis by Top CAT Coaching Institutes & Experts will also separately publish the CAT Exam Slot 3 Analysis  from top CAT coaching institutes & CAT experts like TIME, IMS, CL, Arun Sharma with their take on exam difficulty level, sectional and overall changes and expected cut offs. The expected time schedule for release of CAT Test Slot 3 Analysis is as given below.

CAT 2022 Exam Slot-3: Nov 27, 2022
Slot 3 CAT 2022 Exam Analysis by IMS -Expected Time
Slot 3 CAT 2022 Exam Analysis by CL – Expected Time
Slot 3 CAT 2022 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E. – Expected Time
CAT Exam Analysis 2022 Slot 3: 4.30 PM to 6.30 PM
8.00 PM
9.00 PM
9.30 PM

CAT 2022 Slot-3 Question Paper Analysis
Given the reputation of CAT exam over the years, the CAT 2022 Test paper has been changed. Although the actual CAT 2022 slot-3 question paper analysis by experts will be made after the exam is over, all the leading CAT prep institutes and CAT experts expect many changes in CAT exam pattern

CAT 2022 Exam Slot 3 Analysis: Actual To be Updated at 7 PM on Nov 27

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