How To Score 99 Percentile In CAT?

By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

09th September, 2023 

CAT is a highly competitive entrance exam for admission to top business schools in India. Here are some strategies to help you aim for the 99th percentile:


“Here’s how you can secure 99 percentile in CAT"

Understand the CAT Exam Pattern:

CAT typically consists of three sections: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Quantitative Ability (QA). Familiarize yourself with the exam pattern, marking scheme, and time allocation for each section.

CAT is a challenging exam, so start your preparation early, ideally 6-12 months before the exam date.

Start Early:

Use the best available study materials, including CAT preparation books, online courses, and mock test series from reputable sources.

Study Materials:

Test Yourself Frequently

Decades of research has shown that self-testing is crucial if you want to improve your academic performance. The Feynman technique is particularly effective in understanding concepts and memorizing them long-term. And as you prepare for a test, do as many practice questions as you can from different sources.

Scoring in the 99th percentile in the Common Admission Test (CAT) is a significant achievement and requires a comprehensive and focused approach to your preparation.