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,
Reading Comprehension & Verbal Ability,
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

If you have questions, please ask below

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…….

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    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

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  2. 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?

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  3. yogesh jain

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

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  4. Ahmed

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

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  5. soumya

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

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  6. chandan verma

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

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  7. 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………….

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  8. jaswanthi

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

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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

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  11. 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….

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  12. 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?

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  13. abhinav pathak

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

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  14. 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……..

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