CAT 2017 Official Mock Test Released - Take IIM CAT Mock Test 2017 Here

Gareema Bali updated on : 08 Nov 2017

Official CAT 2017 mock test release by IIM Lucknow on October 30, 2017. Take this test to know how well are you prepared for CAT 2017.

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CAT 2017 Official Mock Test - The candidates preparing for IIM CAT 2017 can now take the official mock test. IIM Lucknow released the mock test of Common Admission Test 2017 on October 30, 2017. In the same week, on October 25, the admit card to appear for this entrance test was made available. IIM Lucknow is now all set to conduct this management entrance test on November 26, 2017 across 140 cities of the country. The exam will be conducted in two sessions, morning and afternoon. Candidates must take this official CAT 2017 mock test in order to get accustom to the actual exam. This test will help them to better comprehend the CAT exam pattern 2017 and prepare themselves for the test. 

To take this mock test, candidates will have to visit the official website, and login using their respective User id and password. Also, for easy access to the test, candidates can click on the link given below. The official mock test of CAT 2017 is the complete and perfect guide for the upcoming exam as it is most likely to be on similar lines as this mock test. Though, the candidates taking the mock test must note that the number and difficulty level of the questions may differ in the actual exam.

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CAT 2017 Official Mock Test

Candidates can take the official CAT mock test unlimited times. As per the announced exam pattern, this test also has 100 questions in total. However, this year the non-MCQs have been reduced to just 19. Duration of the mock test is 180 minutes. However, PwD candidates will have 20 minutes extra to attempt the mock test and the actual exam. There are 3 sections in the test and time allowed to complete each section is 60 minutes. 

  • For Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, each situation/scenario may consist, a block of 4 questions. For Reading Comprehension, each passage will consist of a block of 3 or 6 questions.

For better understanding of the sections and number of questions given in the official CAT 2017 mock test, all the details about the composition of questions in the mock test has been provided in the table below - 

S. No.

Name of Section

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What to Consider When Taking CAT 2017 Mock Test?

While taking the official CAT mock test 2017, the candidates need to keep the following things in mind - 

  • Kindly go through the various symbols used in the test and understand their meaning before you start the test.
  • The computer allotted to the candidates at the test centre will run on a specialized software that will permit only one answer to be selected for the question using a mouse.
  • The answers marked by the candidates shall be updated and saved on a server periodically and also at the end of the test. The test will stop automatically at the end of 180 minutes (or 240 minutes for PWD candidates).
  • Each MCQ question will have choices out of which only ONE is the correct answer. The candidate has to choose the correct answer by clicking on the radio button (O) placed before the choice. For Non MCQ questions you will have to use the on-screen keyboard and put the answers in the given space.
  • Make sure you are free for the three hours.
  • Keep all the necessary paraphernalia like water etc. within the easy reach.
  • Make sure you have a spare and empty room away from any intervention to take the mock test so that you can concentrate.
  • Consider keeping your cell phone off during the entire duration. 

​How to Take CAT 2017 Official Mock Test?

  • Visit the official website or access the direct link given here on this page. 
  • On the redirected window, enter your CAT 2017 login User Id and password. 
  • On successful login, read all the mentioned instructions and guidelines before commencing with the mock test. Understand how questions need to be marked, what does the question palette means and more in order to attempt the exam properly.
  • The sections in the exam have been pre-adjusted and one cannot change its sequence. The candidates must make their on the spot exam taking strategy of attempting the exam.
  • Thereafter, you can take the mock test and we suggest all the exam takers to analyse the test carefully after completing it.

Guidelines to Answer Questions and Changing Marked Response in CAT Mock Test

The below image displays the instructions given in the mock test for marking answers in the test and changing the marked answers.

IIM CAT 2017 mock test

CAT 2017 Question Palette

On the right side of the screen, a question palette will remain displayed during the exam duration. This palette will show the question status as in how many questions have you attempted, how many are left, how many have been marked for review, how many of questions have been marked for review but have not been answered. 

The CAT 2017 question palette will look like the one shown in the image below -

CAT 2017 Mock Test

Along with this palette, the CAT 2017 official mock test screen will regularly display the time left to attempt the section, sequence of section,the section candidate is currently attempting and the marking scheme. 

The official CAT mock test 2017 screen will look like the one given in image below.

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