CAT 2018 Analysis for Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability Analysis section has been available for CAT 2018 slot 1 and slot 2. The thorough analysis of VARC section helps to predict the expected cut off for the exam. With moderate VARC section of CAT 2018, candidates could able to increase their number of attempts. Though the quantitative ability was difficult, this sections proved to be the life-saver. There were 34 questions from this section which included 24 reading comprehension question and 10 Verbal ability question. In total and in VA there were 7 Non-MCQ questions. Candidates can check the detailed analysis of the exam from students feedback and experience. Looking at the reviews, you can read how the exam is for other students. You are welcome to add your valuable inputs here.
CAT 2018 Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability Analysis
This year questions were much easy with only a few inference based questions. With the easy elimination of option, candidates could able to easily attempt the questions. Candidates who able to secure 256 marks have a high chance to get 99+ percentile. After the exam, IIM is expected to release the CAT 2018 Answer Key in a few days.
CAT 2018 VARC Slot 1 vs Slot 2Analysis
The CAT 2018 VARC Slot 1 and Slot 2 analysis is now available. Here is a thorough analysis of the verbal ability section that appeared this year.
This section was overall easy with long passages of 550 -600 words. The passages were long but all were the interesting read and also candidates need not visit the passages again and again while attempting the questions. Overall, candidates who fear from this section could easily able to increase their attempt.
With the easy Verbal Ability section with 7 Non-MCQ helped the candidates to increase their attempts with confidence. As there were only 4 sentences in para jumbles and easy odd one out, this section proved to be the lifesaver.
Changes in VARC this year
- Long Passages of 550-600 words.
- Sets 4 or 5 questions instead of 3 or 6.
- Easy Inference based question.
- Comprehensible passages
- Seggregation of VA & RC section.
- Easy VA
|Slot 1||Slot 2|
|Number of RC questions||24||24|
|Number of VA questions||10||10|
|Number of a total Non-MCQ question||7||7|
VARC Expected Cut off and Good Attempts by TIME
Here is the expected cutoff for VARC section of CAT 2018. Overall 24 questions will help to get 85 percentile.
Slot 1 percentile according to scores
|85||46 ± 1||25 ± 1||25 ± 1|
|95||59 ± 1||35 ± 1||41 ± 1|
|99||70 ± 1||52 ± 1||50 ± 1|
Slot 2 according to scores
|85||45 ± 1||23 ± 1||22 ± 1|
|95||58 ± 1||33 ± 1||38 ± 1|
|99||69 ± 1||48 ± 1||49 ± 1|
VARC Expected Cut off and Good Attempts by Endeavor Careers
Here is the expected cutoff for VARC section of CAT 2018 for Slot 1 and Slot 2. For a 98 percentile, 27-28 attempts with an 85% accuracy should be considered good.
|Expected Percentile on basis of Raw Scores|
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