CAT Revision Plan For 2019


The CAT 2019 Examination will be conducted on 24 November 2019. With just a few days in hand, all the candidates who have enrolled for CAT 2019 must be busy with the revision and working on the difficult topics. As the candidates appearing for CAT have a different pattern for preparation, their study hours, schedule and pattern are likely to be different. From candidates taking full time coaching till working professionals who prepare for CAT 2019 along with with their job, the last few days of preparation are crucial for everyone. Hence, to make the most of these final days, here is a revision plan for CAT 2019 aspirants that might just be helpful.


As everyone knows, CAT is the way to fulfilling the dream of getting into IIMs. As every year, numerous candidates work for cracking the CAT exam, it becomes necessary to have CAT revision notes for the last few days. But before that let’s take a quick look at the CAT 2019 exam pattern.



Section name

No. of questions

Total MCQs (With negative marking)

Total Non-MCQs (Without negative marking)

Total maximum marks



24 to 27

7 to 10









23 to 27

7 to 11



Analyse yourself


As this is the revision phase, it is expected that all the candidates are well-versed with the type of questions asked and the time they require to solve them. Hence, it is good to categorize the topics on the basis of your preparation level as mentioned:

1. Difficult

2. Moderate

3. Easy


Once you have listed down all the topics, it is advised to focus more on the difficult topics with higher weightage of marks and begin with the section-wise CAT revision plan.


CAT Verbal Revision 


In the Verbal section for CAT examination, Reading Comprehension can help you score good marks if practised well. One can choose to read not just books but also various articles, blogs and practice a few RCs each day. Whenever you are reading an article, it is always a good practice to work on your vocabulary. Try not to mug up the new words that you come across, it is necessary to learn the meaning of the same to make it fruitful for the D-day.


CAT Quant Revision


The Quantitative Aptitude section can be difficult if you are not aware of the shortcuts used to solve the questions. In the end, time is the key factor while solving quant section. So ensure that you are thorough with all the formulas and shortcuts from various topics like Algebra, Geometry, Number System and many more. Try to take at least 2 topics daily and revise them once and get all the concepts cleared to build confidence and speed while CAT Quant Revision.


Solving online mock tests at Eduwhere can make you aware of your strong and weak areas where you need to work on as they provide a detailed analysis and complete solution of the mock test that you choose to attempt.


CAT Reasoning Revision


In the CAT Reasoning section, always remember, no matter how many books you refer, it is very essential to solve as many Data Interpretation and Reasoning questions as possible. Only when you choose to practice enough from online mock tests, previous year papers and refer all the sources, you can score well. Set a goal for yourself regarding the number of questions that you should attempt. Take Geometry, Diagrams, Tables and Stats very seriously. At the end of the day, working hard and smart for managing the time while CAT reasoning revision counts the most.


Know your strength:


Some candidates can be confident regarding the CAT Quant section whereas some may find Quant as the most difficult section. Once you are aware of the topics where you can score well, do not take the same for granted and keep the revision going. 

For the last 1 month of the examination, try to solve at least 2 mock tests in the last 30 days before the CAT 2019 examination. Every day, analyse your speed and focus more on the topics where you need more time or fail in solving the questions. Depending on the analysis, you should also take topic-wise tests for CAT 2019 daily as a part of your revision process.


Good Luck!