# CAT Examination Syllabus

CAT is an aptitude test. There is no set or defined syllabus for the exam. what we can say about CAT is it is designed to assess the natural ability of a person towards their desired objective. Hence CAT is designed to test the inclination of the applicant towards managerial tasks and roles.

Mainly the questions are asked from

Quantitative Aptitude,
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

## 162 thoughts on “CAT Examination Syllabus”

1. isha

Respected sir/mam
please send me a proper syllabus for cat examination……
also tell me which books or site i have to refer for cat examination……..
plzzzz ….as soon as possible…….

1. Teja

CAT Syllabus 2011

QUANTITATIVE:

Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc) visit tutorial»
Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, In-equations visit tutorial»
Quadratic and linear equations visit tutorial»
Algebra visit tutorial»
Profit & Loss visit tutorial»
Averages, Percentages, Partnership visit tutorial»
Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time visit tutorial»
Number system: HCF, LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean , Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS visit tutorial»
Mensuration, Alligation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns visit tutorial»
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Set Theory, Venn Diagram visit tutorial»
Instalment Payments, Partnership, Clocks
Probability, Permutations & Combinations visit tutorial»
Topics like Trigonometry, Vectors, Binomial Expansion, Co-ordinate geometry, Logarithm, Calendar, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers are less likely to be there in CAT , MAT etc but are likely to be there in JMET.

DI AND REASONING :

Data Interpretation based on text, Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables. visit tutorial»
Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, Venn Diagram, etc.
Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, identifying valid inferences , identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements.
Puzzles, Syllogisms, Functions, Family tree – identifying relationship among group of people, Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding , Sequencing , identifying next number in series, etc.

ENGLISH :

Comprehension of passage ( Poems can also come). visit tutorial»
Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms , Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed), visit tutorial»
Sentence Correction, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, odd man out, idioms, one word substitution, Different usage of same word etc.

GK/GA/BA :

Current Affairs, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Major corporate events
Famous award and prizes
World Records
Books and authors
Science, History, Geography, International organizations
Important quotations
Social issues, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics etc

2. manish bajaj

Just want to know about cat ayllabus,,,since looking for this 2 days ,,,pls help me out

3. Rohit Joshi

SIR,I want the best possible syllabus for CAT.Hope you’ll help me out…

4. swaneet

i have quit maths, and am doing medical for undergraduate. so when i graduate, im planning of givin cat. so will it be impossible for me to crack the cat, seeing the fact that im a medical student, with no touch with maths? i mean, are many questions based on maths in the cat?

5. yogesh jain

Please send me CAT syllabus for electronics & communication student. Please send me & help me

6. Ahmed

Hey…..
I want the proper syllabus of CAT
PLease send me the syllabus of CAT
or tell me the name of webside

7. soumya

i want to know what type of books i should refer to get admissions to IIM…please reply as fast as possible..

8. chandan verma

i want the proper syllabus of CAT please send me the sylabus of cat or tell me the name of wecsite

9. jay shankar prasas

i am a pre-final computer science engineering student,
plese send me the eligibility to attend the cat exam,proper syllabus and proper book to face the cat exam…….
plese send me soon………
and the schedule of this exam………….

10. abhi

im dng c.a (cpt). how can i prepere 4 cat.wat r d books prefered 4m now on wards.pls suggest me

11. jaswanthi

im an electronics n computer engeneeing student.I want 2 know the correct syllabus for my branch.hope u will rply me

12. shivansh saxena

plzzz tell me the proper syllabus of CAT and also tell me any web side for more help…

13. kalpana paritala

I complete my PG electronics in 2005 and worked as lecturer for two years.Now iam house wife. Can i eligible for CAT,please suggest me.

14. kumar satyajit

i want to know abut the syllabus of xat examination……….&how to get admision in xlri jamshedpur plz give me full procedure of xat eame

15. Harpreet

plz tell me which book or site I refer for preparing cat examinations to get admission in iim

16. vikash jaiswal

sir/mam

plz send me CAT syllabus & which book i refer for CAT preparation …..plzzz send me as soon as i’m pre final year student B.Tech food processing….

17. NAVYA

I BELONG TO OC.HOW MUCH RANK SHOULD I GET?
I`M STUDYING B.TECH FIRST YEAR?I THINK CAT IS THE THOUGHEST EXAM?WHAT SHOULD I DO THESE FOUR YEARS IN ORDER TO FACE CAT?

18. abhinav pathak

i am a b.tech 2nd year student plz send me exat syllabus for cat and how can strong vacabulary

19. shailja

PLEASE HELP ME ,WELL IT WILL BE BETTER IF I START PREPARING FOR CAT WITH MY 3RD YEAR………IF YES THEN TELL ME HOW CAN I START PREPARING……..