CAT 2017 Question Paper with Official Answer Key and Solutions

08 Oct, 2018

CAT 2017 Question Paper – The candidates longing to clear the entrance test of CAT, an elision for Common Aptitude Test 2018 must solve the question paper of CAT 2017 and of preceding years. Therefore, in this article, we have provided the question papers along with the official answer keys for the proper preparation of CAT 2018. The candidates by solving the question papers or sample papers will get so many benefits as they will get the overall idea about the types of questions that might be asked in the CAT exam along with the difficulty level.  Further, by knowing the difficulty level of the questions, the aspirants can practice accordingly especially on those topics which they are weak in. Moreover, solving questions also boost up the speed and confidence level of the candidates. Therefore, the candidates to qualify for the exam in the first attempt need to strategize the study plan in the proper manner and need to follow it accordingly for the further reference. Above all, read the entire article thoroughly and also download the question papers along with the answer keys mention below.

CAT 2017 Question Paper Benefits of Solving

The candidates willing to appear in the entrance test of CAT 2018 must read the following points that will help them in knowing the benefits of solving the question from previous years question papers of CAT.

  • Candidates on solving the CAT 2017 question paper and of preceding years will get the idea of the pattern of the question paper and the level of difficulty too.
  • The candidates can analyze the portion they are weak in and further can strengthen it by practicing more and also by learning different methods with the help of reference books or mentors.
  • The number of question asked from a particular section usually remains the same every year. So, the candidates by going through the question paper can get to know how much preparation is required for the question to be asked from a particular section.
  • Candidates, by solving the CAT 2017 question paper can learn the time management skill as it is supposed to be the most important factor that is required while appearing in the exam. In other words, it can be said that the candidates should have the proper practice to solve each question within the time duration that will be given to the candidates.

Download CAT 2017 Question Paper

    Now, the most important thing that all the candidates must know is to how to acquire the CAT 2017 question paper and of preceding years too. So, there is nothing difficult in having the same. The only thing that is required is to go through the article as hereby we have provided the links in the table that is mentioned below. Therefore, the candidates for the proper preparation of CAT 2018 and to qualify it in a single attempt must check the given table:

    CAT Previous Years Question Papers Links to Download
    CAT 2017 Question Paper Click Here
    CAT 2016 Question Paper Click Here
    CAT 2015 Question Paper Click Here
    CAT 2014 Question Paper Click Here
    CAT 2013 Question Paper Click Here

    Highlights of CAT 2018 Exam Pattern

    • Mode of the Exam– The entrance test of CAT 2018 will be conducted through online mode.
    • Medium– The medium of attempting the questions in the CAT exam will be English.
    • Number of Questions– Total number of 100 questions will be asked in the CAT 2018 exam wherein 75 questions will be from MCQ section and that from Non-MCQ section, 25 questions will be asked.
    • Marking Scheme– The candidates will acquire 3 marks for each correct answer whereas, for the wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted. Moreover, the negative marking will be applied only for the MCQ section.
    Section No. of Questions Total Marks
    Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 34 102
    Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 32 96
    Quantitative Ability 34 102
    Total 100 300

    CAT 2017 Answer Key

    The candidates by downloading the answer key can get to know the estimate of marks that will be acquired by them in the main exam of CAT 2018. But, in this article, as we have provided the CAT 2017 question paper, according to that, the answers keys are given that are of the previous years. Therefore, the candidates with the help of question papers and answer keys can practice for the upcoming CAT exam that will be conducted by the conducting body i.e. IIM Kolkata on 25th of November 2018.

    Steps to Download the CAT 2017 Answer Key

    • The candidates to download the answer key need to visit the official website of CAT 2017
    • Enter the login credentials i.e. User ID and Password.
    • Now, the candidates need to click on either Shift 1 or Shift 2 question paper.
    • After that, the candidates can go for downloading the PDF or can check their answers on the website itself.
    • Lastly, the candidates in the answer key will find that there will green mark for the correct answers with a tick mark and the red mark for the incorrect one with ‘X’ symbol.

    The above-mentioned information is given for those candidates who will be appearing in the entrance test of CAT 2018. But, now we are going to provide the answer key for the CAT 2017 question paper or of the previous years such as 2016, 2015, 2014 etc. Therefore, candidates to crack the exam and for the preparation purpose must download these answer keys of previous year’s question papers of CAT exam that are mentioned in the tabular form.

    CAT Previous Years Answer Keys Links to Download
    CAT 2017 Answer Key Click Here
    CAT 2016 Answer Key Click Here
    CAT 2015 Answer Key Click Here
    CAT 2014 Answer Key Click Here
    CAT 2013 Answer Key Click Here

    CAT 2017 Sample Papers with the Solutions

    The candidates in order to score high percentile in the entrance test of CAT 2018 need to solve previous years sample papers as it comprises of the question with the same level of difficulty and question-type too. Solving the sample papers of CAT 2017 will help the candidates to boost up the confidence level that will help them in solving each question calmly and without making any mistake. Now, all the aspiring candidates must download the sample papers from the given links in the following table:

    CAT 2017 Sample Papers Links to Download the Sample Papers
    Sample Paper- 1 Download
    Sample Paper- 2 Download
    Sample Paper- 3 Download
    Sample Paper-4 Download
    Sample Paper- 5 Download

    About CAT 2017 Question Paper with official Answer Key and Solutions

    The candidates after reading the article with get the detailed information about the benefits and the links that are mentioned above for the candidates to download and solve for having an idea about the CAT 2018 exam. The exam pattern of CAT 2018 is also mentioned that will help them in knowing about the number of question that will come from a particular section so they can prepare accordingly. Lastly, read the article for having the relevant and thorough information about the CAT 2017 question paper and the official answer key and solutions too. And for further information, leave the comment in the section mentioned below.


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