The Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted every year by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for selecting students for their Business Administrative Program. CAT 2018 is the Computer Based Test (CBT) and very important exam to get admissions in top 20 IIMs and hundreds of other top MBA colleges in India.CAT 2018 will be the single day two session test and will be held on 25 Nov 2018. This year CAT exam will be conducted by IIM Calcutta. This is the first time during past six years that IIM Calcutta will be going to conduct CAT exam.

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As we know CAT 2018 is the computer-based test (CBT) examination. It divided into three sections and section wise syllabus is as follows:-

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Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

  • Number Systems
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • LCM and HCF
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Percentages
  • Time and Work
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Quadratic Equations & Linear Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Logarithm
  • Sequences and Series
  • Inequalities
  • Probability
  • Surds and Indices
  • Set Theory & Function
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration

Syllabus for  Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning(DILR)

  • Tables
  • Caselets
  • Bar Graphs
  • Line Charts
  • Column Graphs
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Pie Chart
  • Other Basic Reasoning Questions
  • Calendars
  • Number and Letter Series
  • Clocks
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Cubes
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Binary Logic
  • Logical Matching
  • Logical Sequence
  • Syllogism
  • Logical Connectives
  • Blood Relations

Syllabus for Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC)

  • English Usage or Grammar
  • Vocabulary Based (Synonyms/ Antonyms)
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence Correction
  • Cloze Passage
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Meaning-Usage Match
  • Analogies or Reverse Analogies
  • Summary Questions
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Facts-Inferences-Judgments
  • Reading Comprehension

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