The most important thing to know is how CAT 2012 exams will be conducted for any candidate to appear in CAT examination. This is CAT exam pattern will be same as last year, in 2011 CAT exam there was only 2 section instead of 3, so this year also there will be only 2 sections in CAT exam there will be 15 min review or tutorial for candidates on how to mark, review and finish the test and total of 140 minutes for question paper to solve, that is there will be 70 minuter for each section, they will not be allowed to go back to the previous section. Therefore, total time for which aspirants need to sit and give the test for is 2 hours 35 minutes.
First Section: Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
Second Section: Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning
Every candidate will get a scratch paper at the examination center for rough work. Scratch paper needs to be left at the examination center.
Candidates will not be allowed to take any other paper inside the examination hall. Also, no breaks are allowed during the exam.
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