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CAT Syllabus 2018/2019, Syllabus for CAT Exam – Quantitative Aptitude

CAT Syllabus 2018 is prescribed by the exam conducting authority. CAT (Common Admission Test) will be managed by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), Calcutta. It is a national level admission test organized for providing admission into postgraduate business administration programs. Through this exam, students will get admission into top management colleges of the country. Here, we have updated the complete information regarding to the CAT Syllabus 2018/2019.

CAT Syllabus 2018/2019

The CAT Syllabus divided into four sections: Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning.

Quantitative Ability or Mathematics

Quantitative Ability or Mathematics: This section consists of 10+2 difficulty level & Fundamental mathematics. The topics are:

  • geometry
  • number system
  • interest
  • quadratic & linear equations
  • probability
  • trigonometry
  • time & work
  • percentages
  • profit & loss
  • algebra
  • LCM & HCF
  • averages
  • permutation
  • ratio & proportions
  • complex numbers, etc.

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Data Interpretation

Data Interpretation: In this section, student’s ability to solve problems accurately & understanding of the data are tested. Students can study the topic of:

  • graphs (line, area)
  • Interpretation and analysis of data based on text
  • Charts (Column, bar, pie)
  • tables
  • paragraph
  • venn diagram, etc.

Verbal Ability & English

Verbal Ability & English: This section contains the usage of Standard English grammar & questions on comprehension. The topics are:

  • verbal reasoning
  • antonyms and synonyms
  • sentence correction
  • fill in the blanks
  • critical reasoning
  • syllogisms
  • analogies
  • idioms, etc.

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Logical Reasoning

  • Direction sense
  • clocks & calendars
  • puzzles
  • binary logic
  • seating arrangement
  • coding- decoding
  • blood relations
  • logical sequence
  • data structure
  • assumption
  • premise
  • conclusion
  • linear and matrix arrangement, etc.

CAT Exam Pattern

The CAT exam pattern comprises of 100 questions from different sections. It is a computer-based test which contains multiple choice questions (MCQ). Some of the questions will be subjective types. 100 questions will be asked in the examination. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours. For each correct response, 3 marks will be awarded & one mark will be deducted for the incorrect response.

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