CAT Syllabus 2016 — CAT (Common Aptitude Test) 2016 is an competitive entrance exam in India, conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Ahmadabad* for admissions into MBA and related programmes in IITs, IIMs, NITs and other private management colleges. It’s an online test, conducts on 29th November 2016.
CAT Syllabus 2016 having 3 sections (4 areas) namely Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability.The candidate must finish the exam with in the time duration of 3 hours. A total of 100 questions will be asked in the CAT 2016-17 exam.
|Section Name||Total Questions||Duration|
|Quantitative Aptitude||34||1 Hour|
|Data Interpretation and|
|Verbal Ability||34||1 Hour|
CAT 2016 online registration starts from 6th August 2016. The last date to submit online application form is 25th September 2016. All candidates must download CAT Admit card 2016 from 15th October to till the exam date. The CAT result will likely to be released in the second week of January 2017.
The Complete Guide on Section Wise CAT 2016 Syllabus
CAT Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
In Quantitative Aptitude sections questions were asked from Number Systems, Equations, Ratio & Proportion, Percentages, Averages, Permutation & Combination, Geometry and Sets, etc. Candidates should refer class 9th and 10th math for basics and practice more advanced questions to get the maximum score.
Below are the topics to prepare in quantitative aptitude section for CAT exam.
- Number System
- Modern Mathematics
- Higher Maths
CAT Data Interpretation(DI) Syllabus
In data interpretation section, the data will represent in the form of graphs, charts, tables and paragraphs. This data will test the candidate’s ability to solve the problems accurately based on graphs and charts.
CAT 2016 data interpretation(DI) topics are given below.
- Pie Chart
- Bar Graph
- Line Graph
- Combination of Graphs
- Data Sufficiency
CAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus
Logical Reasoning questions check the candidate’s ability to logically derive the solutions in given time. In this section questions were asked from arrangements, syllogism, statements and assumptions, etc. All the topics are given below for this CAT logical reasoning section.
- Data Arrangement
- Seating Arrangement
- Blood Relations
- Family Tree
- Venn Diagram
- Binary Logic
- Clocks and Calendars
CAT Verbal Ability Syllabus
Verbal Reasoning is very crucial section in the cat exam, it will test the candidates knowledge of arranging sentences to form paragraphs, determining the type of statements and the correct usage of English.
- Sentence Correction
- Para Jumble
- Para Completion
- Fact Inference Judgment
- Fill in the blanks