CAT Syllabus
 


1. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)

RC
Reading Comprehension 

Passage Types:
  • Business and Economics
  • Science and Technology
  • Psychology
  • Politics
  • Social Issues
  • Literature
  • Fiction and others
  • Environmental Issues
Skills Tested:
  • Identifying the main idea and supporting details
  • Inferences and conclusions
  • Author's tone and purpose
  • Summary and structure of the passage

VA
Verbal Ability

  • Sentence Construction
  • Para jumbles
  • Sentence completion
  • Paragraph summary
  • Sentence Placement
Grammar and Usage:
  • Sentence correction
  • Error spotting
Vocabulary:
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Word usage in context
  • Sentence Construction:
  • Para jumbles
  • Sentence completion
  • Paragraph summary
2. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)


Data Interpretation
 

Types of Data:
  • Tables
  • Graphs (Line, Bar, Pie) Charts
  •  Radar Charts
  • Scatter Plot
  • Charts
  • Venn Diagrams 
Skills Tested:
  • Data comparison
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Calculation-based questions


Logical Reasoning

 

Problem Types:
  • Arrangement
  • Routes & Networks
  • Scheduling, Optmization&Allocation
  • Games ant Tournament
  • Puzzles

  • Math Puzzles

  • Grid

  • Word Puzzle

  • Blood Relations
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Syllogisms

  • Direction Sens

Skills Tested:
  • Logical sequence and order
  • Deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Pattern recognition
  • Analytical reasoning
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3. Quantitative Ability (QA)


Arithmetic
 

Topics:
  • Percentages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Interest (Simple and Compound)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Time, Speed, and Distance
  • Time and Work

Algebra

Topics:
  • Basic Algebraic Identities
  • Linear Equations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Inequalities
  • Functions
  • Progressions (Arithmetic and Geometric)
  • Logarithms

Geometry and Mensuration

Topics:
  • Lines and Angles
  • Triangles
  • Circles
  • Polygons
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Area and Volume of Solids

Number System
 

Topics:
  • Properties of Numbers
  • Divisibility Rules
  • Factors and Multiples
  • LCM and HCF
  • Remainders
  • Base Systems

Modern Mathematics
 

Topics:
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Probability
  • Set Theory
  • Trigonometry
  • Matrices and Determinants (Basic Level)

 

 Preparation Tips


1. Time Management: Practice with timed mock tests to improve speed and accuracy.

2. Consistency: Regular study and revision of concepts.

3. Mock Tests and Analysis: Take regular mock tests and analyze performance to identify weak areas.

4. Conceptual Clarity: Focus on understanding concepts rather than rote learning.

5. Reading Habits: Develop reading habits for improving comprehension skills.


This structured syllabus provides a comprehensive overview of the topics and preparation strategies for the CAT exam.

Join us for a comprehensive preparation study plan to cover each section thoroughly and practice regularly to excel in the exam.

 


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