CAT 2018 Question Paper – Official Answer Key and Solutions for Download

December 7th, 2018 by

CAT 2018 Official Answer Key was released today (7th December) CAT 2018 Question paper along with candidate responses was released a little while ago. CAT 2018 Question paper - both slots are now available for free download - you can get them in this post below. CAT 2018 Response sheet - the answers that the candidates entered are available on the official CAT website. The process to get the same is given in a video below. CAT 2018 Official Answer key was just released. You can view the official answer key and download it as well from the links given below CAT 2018 Question Paper with


Score vs Percentile Mapping for CAT 2018 Exam – Morning and Afternoon Slot

November 30th, 2018 by

In this post, we will try to figure out the relationship in score vs percentile and also understand the concept of raw score, scaled score, percentile, etc. Score Vs Percentile in CAT 2018 Exam - Morning Slot - Estimate Percentile Overall Verbal LRDI Quant 99 150 70 50 50 98 140 60 45 45 95 120 55 38 38 90 105 50 30 30 85 95 45 25 25 Score Vs Percentile in CAT 2018 Exam - Afternoon Slot - Estimate Percentile Overall Verbal LRDI Quant 99 145 69 48 47 98 135 59 43 42 95 115 54


CAT 2018 Exam Analysis – Expected Cutoff and Percentile Mapping

November 25th, 2018 by

CAT 2018 exam was conducted today (25th November). To publish CAT 2018 exam Analysis we spoke to a bunch of students of our online course. Based upon the feedback that we received, given below is the detailed analysis of the CAT 2018 exam. Highlights of CAT 2018 Exam Analysis There were no major surprises in the CAT 2018 exam. It was on the expected lines. 1) Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation was the toughest section. But it was easier than previous years. 2) Quantitative Aptitude was on the tougher side. The questions were lengthy and calculative. There were a lot of TITA que


Last day before CAT – what should you do?

November 23rd, 2018 by

CAT 2018 exam is barely a few hours away. I can understand that some of you might be worried or panicked. Don’t be. You have put in the months towards the preparation and I am sure you will come out with flying colors. I know it sounds obvious but there is no harm in repeating – it is just an exam. It does not define who you are and will have a marginal impact on your career in the long run. CAT is a standardized test and perhaps one of the best tests in the Indian education system to select the best candidates. It has been going on for decades and has always rewarded students who are


5 Reasons to Start your CAT 2019 Preparation Today

November 12th, 2018 by

CAT 2018 is just around the corner. It is what everyone is talking about right now. CAT 2019 on the other hand is more than a year away. So, why must someone fret over the latter. Indeed, there are several valid reasons why one must start preparations for CAT 2019 from now itself. We at Handa Ka Funda (HKF), are not suggesting that the long-duration prep is the only method, but indeed it has its fair share of benefits. Here, we look at some of those reasons below: 1. Ample Time to Prepare While there remain more than 12 months to prepare now, time is never too much. It is better to start


5 Things to do in last 1 Month to Ace CAT 2018 exam

October 22nd, 2018 by

There is just a little over a month left for the CAT 2018 exam. Now is the time for all last-ditch studies, but also to take stock of things already done well. There will be some aspirants who would make a rather recent decision to appear for the CAT exam this year. There will be others who would have been preparing for a while now. Others would be sandwiched in between. For some CAT 2018 is almost a make-or-break situation, while for others there will be opportunities ahead, this time merely a dress rehearsal. Some are working professionals, so hard pressed for time, while others may be stu


3 Steps to Improve Your Accuracy in Reading Comprehension for CAT

October 21st, 2018 by

Importance of Reading Comprehension for CAT 2019 Reading Comprehension has always been an important part of the CAT exam. In CAT 2014, there were 4 passages with 16 questions out of a total of 100 questions. In CAT 2013, there were 3 passages with 9 questions out of a total of 60 questions. Safe to say, it is not something that you can ignore if you are planning to do well in CAT. As a matter of fact, I recommend my online CAT 2019 course students to dedicate at least 1 full day every week to practicing passages for Reading Comprehension. Background information about Reading Comprehen


Permutation and Combination – Distribution of Objects

October 16th, 2018 by

As an astute man Mr. Gump once said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you going to get.” The Permutations and Combinations that life presents us daily is baffling and probably it is because of that inherent fear of choices and cases we get intimidated by such questions in the exam. I understand that Permutation and Combination is one of the dreaded topics but I hope that once you understand the fundas given below, your fear will reduce. Permutation and Combination Funda 1: De-arrangement If ‘n’ distinct items are arranged in a row, then the number of way


4 Rules to improve reading skills for Reading Comprehension Questions in CAT

October 13th, 2018 by

Every time I think about how to prepare for RC, I am struck by how similar the process of reading is to the technique of driving. If your driving technique is sound, you can drive any car properly. On the other hand, if the technique is poor, you end up wrecking every car you drive. Reading fiction is somewhat like driving a train. Who among us hasn’t ever fantasised about having the best seat on the train? I could give an arm and a leg to be in the driver’s cabin of a German ICE train, or the Swiss Lyria, or the Austrian Railjet, or the Italian Frecciarossa, or the Shanghai Magl


How to solve Family Tree, Relationships problems based on coded symbols

October 11th, 2018 by

Relationships are an integral part of our life whether between or among living ones. Relationships provide definiteness between two objects or persons. Relationships among people are complicated and confusing especially when you are living in a big joint family with innumerable relatives! Blood Relations is a very important part of reasoning section in competitive exam. Every year questions are asked based on them in aptitude tests and entrance exams such as CAT, XAT, SNAP and Bank exams. One other topic of reasoning section is Coding-Decoding. And in this blog, we will understand and develo