CAT 2016 Syllabus

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Jul 13, 2016 11:58 IST

CAT 2016, is approaching and the aspirants must buckle up their belts to speed up the preparation. Syllabus is the foundation on the basis of which you will prepare yourself to win the race against millions competitors.

Syllabus for the entrance exam also provides you an overview on the basis of which your aptitude will be tested. In this article we will provide you an in-depth information of syllabus (Section-wise) that is expected in the CAT 2016. 

CAT Quantitative Ability

  1. Number System
  2. HCF & LCM
  3. Sequences, Series and Progressions
  4. Decimals & Fractions
  5. Inequalities
  6. Quadratic Equations
  7. Functions
  8. Permutations & Combinations
  9. Ratio & Proportion
  10. Probability
  11. Geometry
  12. Mensuration

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CAT Verbal Ability

  1. Reading Comprehension (Tone, inference, meaning of phrases)
  2. English Usage/ Grammar-Sentence Correction
  3. Parajumbles
  4. Facts-Inference-Judgments
  5. Critical Reasoning (Assumption, Conclusion, Strengthen, Weaken)

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CAT Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)

  1. Tables and graphs (line, area)
  2. Data Representation Charts (column, bar, pie)
  3. Game based/Logical Analysis- Caselets (Puzzles, Ranking, Blood Relation)
  4. Seating Arrangement (Circular, Linear or Matrix)
  5. Venn Diagrams

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Note: This syllabus (i.e. sections and topics covered) is tentative and is subject to changes as and when intimated by the conducting body

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