2 months study plan for CAT 2017

2 Months Study Plan for CAT 2017: Comprehensive Study Plan for preparting for CAT 2017

2 months study plan for CAT 2017

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) is conducting the CAT exam 2017 on Sunday, 26 November 2017, which leaves you a little over 2 months to prepare for the exam. Over 2 Lakh students compete in CAT Exam every year, so the examination is not only tough but highly competitive too. If you are an aspirant who has just started to prepare for the exam, here is the study plan devised exclusively for you.

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Study Plan for Month 1: 2 Months Study Plan for CAT 2017

  • Revise the Syllabus and refresh Basic Concepts

Start your preparation by revising the syllabus: Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension and refresh your fundamental concepts and basics.

Refer Exam Pattern

It’s a good idea to start your preparation by glancing through the CAT 2017 exam pattern.

S. No.


Number of Questions

Duration in minutes


Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension




Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning




Quantitative Ability






  • Practice

Practice basic and advanced concepts by referring to the syllabus. This is also a good time to go through and analyze previous years CAT exam papers. CAT Practice sets will give you a brief idea on how you can solve the problems in less time and with greater accuracy. Practicing will help you learn some shortcuts which can help you to solve problems faster. Solve as many different kinds of problems as possible from different topics.

Study Plan for Month 2 : 2 Months Study Plan for CAT 2017

  • CAT Mock Test

Once you are clear with your basic and advanced concepts, start taking CAT Mock test. Mock tests your preparation, tells your current level of preparation, determines your speed and accuracy and highlights your strengths and weakness. Take Mock Test every alternate day.

  • Revise section wise topics

Learn tables, basic and advanced formulas and solving methods and shortcuts for Quant. Maintain a sheet and enter all the formulas, shortcuts and notes for a quick revision before the exam. For data interpretation, take time to solve crossword puzzles, Sudoku, kakuro, brain teasers and riddles. This will also help you develop logical thinking. Dedicate 1-2 hours every day to read newspapers (The Hindu, The Economic Times), Magazines (India Today), articles, books (fiction and non fiction). Reading is a great way to enhance your vocabulary. Also focus on grammar.

In short, last 2 months just focus on practice, topic wise revision and Mock Tests!

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