IIM CAT 2020 Exam Duration Reduced: As the IIM CAT exam date has been extended to 29 November 2020. There is another announcement for IIM aspirants that exam duration has been reduced to 2 hours.
IIM CAT 2020 Exam Duration Reduced
Due to Covid-19 pandemic conditions, Common Admission Test (CAT) has been delayed many times but now the final decision is to conduct CAT 2020 on 29 November 2020.
Despite the exam date changes, there are few more changes for the CAT examination. The prominent change in the CAT 2020 exam is that the exam duration has been reduced from 3 hours to 2 hours. Until the year the examination was conducted in 2 sessions but this year CAT will be conducted in 3 sessions.
Further in the notice issued it is also stated that the CAT exam will have 3 sections – Verbal ability and reading comprehension, data interpretation and logical reasoning, and quantitative ability. Candidates will be given 40 minutes for each section and they will not be able to switch between sections while attempting the exam.
Further, the officials stated that Tutorials for understanding the CAT exam new pattern will be provided on the official CAT website in October. Candidates are further advised to work on the tutorials for understanding the new pattern of examination.
There is one more change for IIM aspirants who had not registered before for the examination, now the date for IIM CAT 2020 registration is extended till 5 PM on 5 September 2020.
IIM CAT will not be conducted on 29 November 2020 in 3 sessions for the exam duration of 120 minutes.