CAT 2006 Analysis

 


Here's an overview of how you should have attempted this paper:

CAT 2006

Section

Topic

No of Qs

Total marks

Suggested time (min)

Possible attempts

Possible scores

Expected
cut-offs

I

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

25

75

40

15

40 +

30-33

II

Verbal Ability

25

75

55

16

35 +

28-32

III

Quantitative Ability

25

75

55

15

40 +

38-42

Total

75

300

150

46

135 +

105-110

Disclaimer: These cut-offs are decided by our expert faculty who have attempted the CAT 2006 paper. They may not be the actual IIM cut-offs. These calculations are based on our experience and expertise.


Expected Cutoffs for different institutes

Any one IIM call: 110

MDI, SP Jain: 100-105

NITIE, MDI-HR, MICA: 90

IMT, TAPMI, IMI: 85

KJ Somaiya, BIM, UBS Welingkar: 75

FORE, ITM, LBS: 75

CAT 2006 vs CAT 2005, CAT 2004

Parameter

CAT 2006

CAT 2005

CAT 2004

Number of sections

3

3 x 2

3 x 2

Number of questions

75

90

123

Difficulty level (Overall)

Moderate

Difficult

Difficult

Difficulty level (Quant)

Easy

Average

Average

Difficulty level (EU + RC)

Difficult

Average

Average

Difficulty level (DI + DS + AR)

Moderate

Difficult

Difficult

Expected cut-off (Overall)

105-110

47-49

55

Expected cut-off (Quant)

38-42

12-13

16

Expected cut-off (EU + RC)

28-32

17-18

21

Expected cut-off (DI + DS + LR)

30-33

10-11

14