The registrations for CAT 2018 are likely to begin in August. While these will continue till September, candidates will be able to download their hall ticket in 3rd or 4th week of October. The results for the same will be declared in 2nd week of January, 2019.
It is the most sought after management entrance test in the country. CAT paves your way to admission in the prestigious IIMs and is also accepted by other business schools such as FMS Delhi, SPJIMR Mumbai and JBIMS Mumbai. Common Admission Test 2018 is likely to be conducted in last week of November 2018 or first week of December 2018.
Around 2 lakh candidates appear for the exam every year. The cut off for IIMs is generally above 97th percentile for most of the candidates, which means that you do need to score very well in the exam to grab a good college. And for this, you need to do some real hard work. Successful candidates use all kinds of material available to them, among which mobile apps are a key part. Apps provide 24*7 learning, at any place, proving to be highly useful in your CAT preparation.
Today, we bring you 8 apps which will make preparing for the exam very easy. These have been trusted by many aspirants and you can get some real help from these. So let us move straight into the matter and know which are the apps you need for your preparation.
Rating: 4.8 / 5
If you are preparing for CAT by yourself, the Unacademy is the perfect app for you. It is a platform where many educators provide free video lectures for various exams, including CAT.
In this app, you can get video lectures for almost all the important parts of the syllabus of CAT, be it Number Theory, Data Interpretation or Reading Comprehension. Also, for many concepts there are video lectures available by different educators, which means if you are not satisfied from one teacher, you can always watch some else’s course.
Also, the educators at Unacademy (for CAT) are IIM, XLRI alumni and of course CAT toppers. So rest assured, you are going to get some great learning experience at Unacademy.
Rating: – 4.4 / 5
iQuanta is probably the biggest online CAT preparation platform in the country, and now they have come up with their own app as well. You can get some good deal of questions and preparation material on their application. Also, there is always the option of purchasing their course through which you can access more study material, sectional tests and mocks, along with some daily practice questions.
iQuanta Facebook group has more than 2 lakh members and you can always post your doubts there. Mostly, the doubts get cleared within minutes, along with proper explanation. iQuanta has also been organizing free monthly motivation and guidance sessions for CAT 2017 aspirants on their Facebook group. iQuanta app and Facebook group are a great opportunity to learn through unconventional methods and also to take benefits of peer learning.
Rating: 4.1 / 5
Testfunda is another beautiful platform to prepare for CAT, as well as other management entrance exams. Testfunda app provides tons of free features that are pretty useful in CAT preparation.
The testfunda app provides some questions and tips on daily basis, which include RC of the day, tip of the day, question of the day and daily word list. Apart from this, there is a puzzle of the week, which is very helpful in DILR preparation. Detailed solutions for each question are provided.
Also, you can always purchase study material such as mocks and sectional tests. With all such features, Testfunda is really a brilliant app to have for CAT preparation.
Rating: – 4.6 / 5
Byju’s app is must download app for CAT aspirants. Byju’s is an Indian start up that is working for better education right from school level, and provides courses for CAT as well. In Byju’s app, you can get access to some free videos and tests.
The app also provides some video lectures that help you understand Byju’s courses. It has a lot of sectional tests and mini tests which can be taken for free. However, a big bonus in this app is that you get 15 full length mock tests on the app for CAT, and that too for zero cost. We all know how important mock tests are for preparation, and thus, Byju’s app is a must have for CAT.
Rating: – 4.5 / 5
Solving previous year papers is an important aspect of preparation of any exam, and so is for CAT. CAT Previous year’s papers app by Sarkar Babu is your one stop solution for understanding the paper pattern and practicing with previous year question papers.
With this app, you can get access to all previous year papers of CAT. All these are available with complete solutions and in superfine image quality.
Rating: – 3.8 / 5
This app by TCY online is another power packed source for your CAT preparation. Also, it offers all relevant content for other exams such as SNAP, CMAT and XAT.
With TCY MBA prep app, you can search questions from a huge repository of quant, reasoning, English or any other related subject. You also get access to a unique feature, ‘Test Generator’, with which you can create your own customized test, for your own preferred level of difficulty.
You can download a complete test pack which includes sectional and chapter-wise questions on all the subjects. There are full length mock tests as well and also, you get in depth analysis of each mock test you attempt.
Rating: – 4.5 / 5
Cracku is an educational start-up founded by IIM alumni and helps students crack competitive exams such as CAT, various banking exams and SSC. Cracku has its own app which offers a bunch of features for CAT preparation.
This app offers a feature named ‘Daily CAT Quotient’, in which you get 5 questions each day. Detailed answers of these questions are provided when you practice them. Also, Cracku offers full length mock tests, which are free during a limited window.
Apart from this, it also offers past year papers in exam-like format. Also, you can anytime purchase the premium offering of Cracku anytime from the app.
Rating: – 3.9 / 5
Vistamind Crack it! App is an all-inclusive preparation app for CAT, as it given almost all the features that you need. Vistamind is an educational startup by IIM and XLRI alumni and its mentors have trained thousands of students in various competitive exams.
Vistamind’s app lets you build strong vocabulary through its daily ‘Vocab Shots’ feature. It also updates you about current affairs, recent happenings and GK through its ‘GK Articles’. It provides free reading material, makes you comfortable with Quant with its ‘Quant Ready Reckoner’ and also lets you have personal assistance by its ‘Ask an expert’ feature.