The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020 is less than a week away and students appearing for CAT 2020 on November 29 must be on their last leg of preparation. Aspirants taking CAT 2020 and preparing for the exam would now have an idea of the CAT pattern. But the last few days are critical as candidates get confused about what they have practised. Also, they tend to forget what they have learnt during their preparation. You can check some last-minute preparation tips to ease and to avoid the stress.
CAT to be conducted on November 29
The admission test of CAT is held for candidates seeking admission to postgraduate management programmes (MBA). CAT examination is scheduled to be conducted on November 29. It will be held in three shifts. The first shift will start from 8: 30 AM and end at 10: 30 AM. While the second shift from 12: 30 pm to 2: 30 pm and the third shift between 4: 30 pm to 6: 30 pm.
Last-minute preparation tips for CAT 2020 Exam
Mock tests and sample papers
CAT aspirants must try solving two-three sample papers or CAT mock tests every day instead of diving into the books during the last week. It is always better to give mock tests every day and one should take mock and keep track of the time. Moreover, while taking final mock candidates should set an aura like they are sitting in the examination centre. For this, they need to keep aside their phone, lock the room, have a rough sheet and a pen and set the timer.
Start with easy questions
Solve the paper in two of three rounds and start with the subject in order of your comfort level in the first round to maximize attempted questions. You should not attempt such questions first which you are not sure of. Firstly, you should solve such questions which you can solve while reading it. You should keep aside the difficult questions at the beginning of every section. Through this, you can increase your overall number of attempted questions.
Keep polishing speed and accuracy level
Ensure that you are not leaving any section or topic and also go through the CAT 2020 pattern. In any entrance exam, losing speed and accuracy is always a bane. When the exam day is near aspirants must keep the focus on speed and accuracy in an integral part of the CAT. There are a lot of tricks available over the internet and textbooks that candidates can use to increase mental calculation speed.
Read all the instructions
Try to stay calm and relaxed, remain focused during the week. Eat healthy so that you do not get ill in the last week. Keep in mind to read all the instructions carefully on the CAT 2020 admit cards. Read the CAT test day workflow 2020 carefully.