Avoid Common Mistakes For CAT 2019 Exam: The final show of CAT Exam is just a few days from today and the exam pressure on MBA aspirants is increasing day by day. There are some common mistakes CAT aspirants generally do, which must be avoided for the better results (CAT Score).
The CAT 2019, one of the highly competitive MBA entrance exam will be held on this Sunday, 24 November and aspirants are well prepared to score their best to fulfil the dream of admission in prestigious IIMs and other top B-schools in the country. A well-planned strategy before and during CAT exam is MUST for a better outcome.
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the difficult exams to crack with the top score, even the small and silly mistake can result in a great loss and hamper the dream of IIMs. So here, we are sharing some general mistakes that CAT aspirants must avoid.
Common Mistakes While Appearing For CAT 2019 Exam
1. Last-Minute Learning New Concepts
Many candidates have the tendency to read the new topics before the exam. To grasp the untouched part of the syllabus before the exam is the common mistake which is common among candidates. This practice should be avoided as any new or uncleared information can create confusion in mind.
So, revising the preparation notes is better option compare to study new concepts. With the proper revision, the examinee would be able to recall the information properly.
2. Stuck on Tricky Questions
Being the CAT aspirants, you should know the CAT exam pattern i.e. Sections and sectional time duration, question format and their marking scheme. You have only 60 minutes to attempt each section. But if you get stuck in solving a tricky question (in any section) due to lack of conceptual clarity then, it may take more time than expected and hence, you will not be able to attempt the remaining questions properly from the section and thus, depression begins to set in.
Keep in mind about the negative marking, if you face any tricky question and you are not confident about it then it is wise to skip the question for the later.
3. An Absence of Consistency in Focus and Motivation
To get the best result of your CAT preparation, you need to focus, be determined and stay motivated. Motivation in the study and preparation is mandatory. Visit your friends and seniors for guidance and motivate yourself.
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4. Take the Sections Easy Going
Usually, students ignore preparing any section properly feeling the easy section and hence don’t even bother to look at the basic funda of that section. Some students tend to skip VARC topics while engineers ignore the QA section assuming they can easily crack it, which must be avoided. All the exam section are very important for overall CAT percentile, so revise them properly in this last week.
5. Don’t let your Mind go through the Negative Thoughts
Your mindset before and during the CAT exam can affect your test-taking ability, therefore, you must avoid any negative thoughts, fear of competition or overthink. This can cause stress and lower morale. You must keep yourself relaxed and confident.
6. Nightout Before Exam
Sleepless Nights is another mistake that CAT Aspirants must avoid. Sleep well before 4-5 CAT day is of utmost importance for relaxed and focussed mind on exam day. A good sleep before the exam will improve the orientation for the test that helps to improve your CAT percentile.
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These are some common mistakes CAT Aspirants must avoid, any of the above-listed mistakes can hamper your confidence and hence, CAT 2019 performance.
Believe in yourself, keep calm and focus are the three mantras a CAT aspirant must follow for the success!!
All the Best CAT aspirants for the EXAM!!
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