This is a continuing blog post on CAT preparation materials, giving you the list of those websites which gives you free online CAT mock test, CAT sample/previous years papers. If you are appearing in CAT for the first time, you should go through my previous blog post titled: CAT 2011 Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Cut-offs
, which tells you about the CAT exam pattern/structure and also gives you the reference syllabus (based on previous years CAT test analysis). While that post introduces you to what CAT exam is, you would get the sample questions pertaining to each test section in this blog article which points you to the list of mock CAT test websites.
To familiarize yourself with the actual CAT test environment, you should first check this official demo CAT test presented by Prometric who is organizing the CAT test on behalf of IIMs. The test shows you the screens you are going to see in the actual CAT test and teaches you the functions of different buttons - "Next", "Mark", "Review".
Free online CAT Test demo/sample paper from IMS consists of 15 questions for each of the five CAT test sections: Problem Solving, Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation. Each section is timed (of duration 25 minutes) and at the end of the demo test, you can view your result.
You can also take CAT 2008 online (named e-CAT 2008 by IMS), with actual 90 questions of CAT 2008. This test is timed too for 150 minutes duration.Career Launcher
Free online demo CAT Test from Career Launcher consists of 10 questions three CAT test sections: Verbal Ability Test, Quantitative Ability Test, Data Interpretation Test.T.I.M.E. (Triumphant Institute of Management Education)
T.I.M.E. offers a 75 question, 150 minutes duration free online CAT Test demo/mock/sample paper in following three sections: Quantitative, Logic & Data Interpretation & Verbal.
Each section has 25 questions and you can switch between any sections.Career Forum
Free online CAT Test mock/sample paper from Career Forum consists of 25 questions from 3 CAT sections: Quantitative Ability (QA), Data Interpretation & Reasoning Ability (DI) and Verbal Ability (VA). Each section carries 100 marks and duration for the entire test is two and half hours.mindinsight
MindSight offers you a series of 5 mock CAT tests.
Each of the test contains 90 questions in three sections: QA with 25 questions, DI with 25 questions, VA with 40 questions. You have to answer the test in two and half hours.CAT online test demo by TESTfunda.com
TESTfunda.com has a good collection of online CAT 2010 demo tests. You can find a full length CAT online demo test by visiting above link. After arriving at the TESTfunda.com page, click on link “iCAT – 0901 Full Length Mock Test”.CAT 2010 online test demo by onAptitude.com
The demo test here is not as extensive as the TESTfunda.com – only first two chapters of quantitative is offered as free.
Besides above demo tests, you can find information on CBT CAT:CAT Online tips from Career LauncherPaper Based Tests v/s Online TestsCAT 2009 to be Computer Based! What to Expect?
In addition, I also found the following websites giving good preparation materials for CAT test:
On top of these websites, let me point you to a very good CAT test website on Quantitative Aptitude section - Handa Ka Funda
. It is an unique website in the sense that it teaches you the basics of QA through video tutorials.
I am sure all of these websites are going to help you prepare for CAT exam. I would be on the look out for more test prep materials for Online CAT test and post the same here. So please keep returning to this blog.. Best wishes!
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