CAT is one of the many gateways for the students to their dream B schools. It is also one of the trickiest exams as the main motive of this exam is to test your aptitude specifically in the fields of problem-solving, verbal ability, logical thinking, etc. It is conducted every year at a national level.
Cracking the CAT in just 3 months is not very hard but also not very easy. You only require two things to crack CAT in 3 months:
As the experts repeatedly say, one can easily crack CAT 2022 if they only invest 300 to 500 hours of their life ( based on your aptitude), which means, in three months, you only have to study 4 to 6 hours daily, mindfully.
Many students choose to join a coaching institution, while others get a course or do self-study. All three are the means to reach the same destination but you need to choose which one is best for you. Because what works for you, works for you!
No matter what path you take, it is always necessary to have a mentor who can guide you out of every headachy situation.
Step 1: Make a timetable/ study plan that suits you- Time management is no doubt a crucial factor. Managing it is not a piece of cake, one who can do so is the winner. People these days try to copy the timetable provided by their favorite online teacher, but no matter how much expertise it took them to make that timetable, it may not work for you, not because they might be wrong, but maybe because it wasn't suitable enough for you. Make a timetable that keeps you energized and awake during your study period. Make sure that the timetable for day 1 and day 89 must not be the same, always make minor changes phase-wise for optimum productivity.
Step 2: It is advised to know the depth of the sea that you are diving into. Know what you should know (your syllabus, important/ scoring chapters, etc), know what you actually know (the area you covered), and know how much is left to know (the portions you need to work on). Once you are done with a chapter, write it on paper and stick it to the wall, this will enhance your confidence and help you to stay motivated. Also, it is important to analyze the previous year's papers for a better understanding of question patterns and important topics
Step 3: Make a habit of Testing yourself every day - If you don't know where you stand, you will also not know where you are going to end up. Obtain a habit of testing yourself para-wise, page-wise, chapter-wise, and subject-wise, every day from day 1 to the end. This will help you to know what areas you need to work on.
Phase 1 (week 1- 8) Learning important concepts and improving your aptitude should be your core agenda. Constant revision and mock tests are mandatory. In this phase, your primary focus should not be competing with others but to improve yourself every day to form a base for the next phase.
Phase 2 (week 8-11) In this phase, there will be only two things you must focus on, i.e. your speed and your accuracy. According to the math, the average time spent per question must not be over 2-3 minutes. And if you want to achieve more than 90 percentile, your accuracy should be at least 80%-90%. Polish yourself as much as you can by maximizing the number of mocks per day. And analyzing yourself over time.
Phase 3 (week 11-12) Relax. Breath. Be calm. Watch a movie of your favorite genre. Feel light. But don't stop practicing. The last days before the exam are the most critical ones. Engage yourself in preparing for your performance in the exam.
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