The quantitative aptitude section is considered to be the most difficult section by several aspirants from non-engineering backgrounds. The section includes 34 questions, i.e., a total of 72 marks are included from this section. It should be noted that the quantitative aptitude section only includes questions from basic middle school maths and can be easily solved if one has a strong foundation in mathematics. For the non-engineers, preparing for the quants section is often challenging, and they end up skipping topics. Some of the top preparation tips can help MBA aspirants preparesection and secure an excellent exam score.
Be well-acquainted with the basics.
Most of the CAT quant questions require basic mathematics concepts like percentages, LCM, HCF, etc. So, it is essential to be well-versed in middle school’s basic math concepts like time-speed-distance, profit, loss, geometry, etc.
Analyze the syllabus and strategize
Before starting the preparation, it is crucial to check the syllabus and analyze the weak and strong topics. After analyzing the syllabus, it is important to strategize a preparation plan accordingly. It is suggested to initially cover all the weak topics and includes the strong ones in the schedule.
The CAT exam includes various types of questions that can only be solved if one is well-acquainted with the different question variations. It is suggested to check different question variations and solve sample papers and previous year question papers. This will help to develop problem-solving abilities and can help to tackle any question in the exam effectively.
Take mock tests and analyze
Mock tests are considered to be of utmost importance in the entire CAT preparation. Taking mock tests and analyzing the scores help to understand the level of preparation and make strategies accordingly. Apart from that, mock tests help understand the exam better and help individuals develop time-management strategies accordingly. These were a few tips that can help the CAT aspirants prepare for the quantitative section more effectively. In the, the sectional scores and cutoffs are also as important as the overall ones, and thus, scoring well in each of the sections is extremely crucial. CAT aspirants can also subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube channel and learn different important CAT topics more effectively and engagingly.