CAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

CAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

CAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019: CAT is an online computer based test which is conducted in the last week of December every year for admission in MBA/PGDM programs at the various IIM, IIT, NITs and many other Government and private institutions located in India.

Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national level examination managed by the IIMs (Indian Institutes of Management) on a rotational basis. CAT 2019 is scheduled for two shifts, however, it depends upon the number of applicants. The number of applicants is increasing because of better future scope in MBA.

Here, in this blog, you can know about the latest CAT Syllabus and exam pattern for 2019 examination. Go through the blog to know more details regarding the CAT exam.


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CAT Exam Pattern 2019

CAT 2019 will be conducted in online mode. The paper is divided into three sections viz Verbal and Reading Comprehension section, Quantitative Aptitude section, and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning having 100 Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and non-Multiple Choice Questions(non-MCQs).

  • Total marks will be 300.
  • Total time for the exam will be 180 minutes (60 minutes for each section).
  • The questions will be asked in the English language only.
  • Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for each right answer while 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Section No. of MCQs No. of Non-MCQs Total No. of Questions
Verbal and Reading Comprehension 24 10 34
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 24 8 32
Quantitative Aptitude 24 10 34
Total 72 28 100

CAT Syllabus 2019

CAT syllabus for 2019 exam includes all topics from each section. We will update if there are any changes notified by the board. You can click on the below link to know the detailed CAT Syllabus for 2019.

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Topics from Quantitative Aptitude

Variation Time and Work Time, Speed and Distance
Linear and Quadratics Equations Surds and Indices Inequalities
Logarithms Mensuration and Geometry Tables and Case lets
Probability/ Profit or Loss Critical Path Averages and Partnerships
Alligations and Mixtures Algebra Percentage

Topics from Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Bar Graph Case lets Statements
Line Graph Combination of Graphs Sets
Pie Chart Data Sufficiency Venn Diagram
Tables Venn Diagram Data Arrangement
Seating Arrangement Blood Relations Assumptions
Syllogism Puzzles Clocks and Calendars

Topics from Verbal and Reading Comprehension

Sentence Correction Word usage
Fill in the blanks Para Jumble
Para completion Fact Inference Judgement
Analogies Idioms

Well, this is the CAT syllabus and Exam Pattern for 2019 examination. After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern it is important to prepare well. So to kickstart your preparation for CAT, we have a wide range of CAT Preparation Books in our library. We will keep you updated with all the latest news regarding CAT 2019.

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