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    About CAT Exam

    About CAT Exam

    The CAT Exam is the most popular of all IIM entrance exams held every year. Getting an MBA from a reputed institution is a dream for many aspirants. Applicants seeking admission to MBA programs must appear for the CAT Exam.

    The CAT exam is an entry requirement for admissions into the IIMs and India’s top business schools. By reading through this post you can learn all about CAT, CAT Eligibility Criteria as well as the time needed to complete the entire syllabus to get through CAT and various other programmes offered by IIM.

    CAT Exam Syllabus:

    A thorough understanding of the CAT exam syllabus is important for determining your direction all through this CAT journey. It will be much easier to determine how much time you should spend on each segment, when you have a reasonable understanding of the CAT Syllabus.

    CAT Exam Syllabus Topics
    Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude – Number System, Geometry Time and Work, Algebra, Mensuration and Arithmetic
    Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation Puzzles, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Coding and Decoding Tables, Graphs, Data Caselets
    Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Reading Comprehension, Para Jumbles, Para Summary, Verbal Ability, Odd Sentence Out

    CAT Exam Marking Scheme:

    • For each correct answer, candidates will receive 3 marks.
    • Candidates will receive a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer for the objective questions.
    • For non-MCQ-type questions, negative marks will not be deducted.

    The table below will give you an outline of the MCQ and Non-MCQ questions for CAT:

    Section Number of MCQ and Non-MCQs In each Section
    Verbal Ability &Reading Comprehension (VARC) MCQ -19Non-MCQ – 5
    Data Interpretation &Logical Reasoning MCQ – 15Non-MCQ – 5
    Quantitative Aptitude MCQ – 14Non-MCQ – 8
    Total no of Questions 66

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