CAT 2023 Exam Analysis (Section Wise) Slot 1, Slot 2 & Slot 3

The CAT 2023 exam has been concluded and the section wise detailed section-wise analysis for all slots are out. This year’s paper was called one of the toughest by the appearing candidates. Here, we will be providing you with a detailed CAT 2023 exam analysis for all the slots.

The CAT 2023 pattern witnessed a major change with an increase in the number of TITA questions and changes in topic-wise weightage.

CAT 2023 Exam Analysis Slot 1

For Slot 1, iQuanta also took the live feedback from the students right after the Slot 1 paper was over. Students confirmed that DILR section was particularly tough. Quant was lengthy and VARC was easy to moderate level. Algebra garnered the highest weightage in Quant section. There were no questions on Probability and number of TITA questions were increased. You can also check the CAT Score Vs Percentile 2023.

VARC Slot 1 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions24
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks72
LODEasy-Moderate
No. of MCQs20
No. of TITA Questions4
Topic Wise WeightageRC : 4 sets (16 questions)
Parajumbles : 2
Para Completion : 2
Para Summary : 2
Odd One Out : 2
Good Attempt17

LRDI Slot 1 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions20
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks60
LODModerate-Difficult
No. of MCQs14
No. of TITA Questions6
Topic Wise WeightageLR : 15 Questions
DI : 5 Questions
Good Attempt11

Quant Slot 1 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions22
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks66
LODModerate
No. of MCQs16
No. of TITA Questions6
Topic Wise WeightageArithmetic- 9
Algebra- 8
Geometry- 3
Numbers- 1
P&C – 1
Good Attempt11

CAT 2023 Exam Analysis Slot 2

For Slot 2 as well, the analysis provided to you is from the feedback we received from our students and one of iQuanta’s faculty members. The VARC section was easy to moderate level. Quant was moderate to difficult and DILR section was tough.

VARC Slot 2 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions24
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks72
LODEasy-Moderate
No. of MCQs20
No. of TITA Questions4
Topic Wise WeightageRC : 4 sets (16 questions)
Parajumbles : 2
Para Completion : 2
Para Summary : 2
Odd One Out : 2
Good Attempt17

DILR Slot 2 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions20
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks60
LODModerate-Difficult
No. of MCQs14
No. of TITA Questions6
Topic Wise WeightageLR : 15 Questions
DI : 5 Questions
Good Attempt11

Quant Slot 2 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions22
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks66
LODDifficult
No. of MCQs15
No. of TITA Questions7
Topic Wise WeightageArithmetic- 9
Algebra- 7
Geometry- 3
Numbers- 3
Modern Math – 0
Good Attempt11

CAT 2023 Exam Analysis Slot 3

The CAT 2023 Slot 3 paper proved to be easier as compared to the other 2 slots. Number system is Quant section had 4 quesions this time. Where the Modern Math had low to no weightage in the first two slots, 4 questions were asked from the topic in Slot 3. VARC was lengthy and time-consuming whereas DILR and QA were moderate level.

VARC Slot 3 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions24
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks72
LODModerate
No. of MCQs20
No. of TITA Questions4
Topic Wise WeightageRC : 4 sets (16 questions)
Parajumbles : 2
Para Completion : 2
Para Summary : 2
Odd One Out : 2
Good Attempt16-18

DILR Slot 3 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions20
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks60
LODModerate-Difficult
No. of MCQs12
No. of TITA Questions8
Topic Wise WeightageLR : 15 Questions
DI : 5 Questions
Good Attempt9-11

Quant Slot 3 Analysis

ParticularsAnalysis
No. of Questions22
Duration40 mins.
Total Marks66
LODDifficult
No. of MCQs14
No. of TITA Questions8
Topic Wise WeightageArithmetic- 8
Algebra- 4
Modern Math – 4
Geometry- 3
Numbers- 3
Good Attempt9-11

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