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CAT Syllabus

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMS), Indore has decided to conduct Common Admission Test (CAT 2020) at 29 November 2020 for students who want to take admission in MBA programmes. Those candidates who are going to take part in Common Admission Test (CAT 2020) they are advised to make well preparation and CAT 2020 Syllabus only one way to make well preparation and clear exam easily.

CAT Registration 2020 IIM MBA Common Admission Test

CAT 2020 Syllabus is provided below section of this post for the help of eligible students. Through CAT Syllabus 2020, students can know that which questions will be available in Common Admission Test. SO students are required to download PDF of CAT Syllabus 2020 to understand all the topics of the examination. Students can download CAR Exam Pattern 2020 from official website of the CAT 2020 i.e. https://iimcat.ac.in/.

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CAT Syllabus 2020 Short Details-

Conducted Body

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMS), Indore

Page Details  

CAT Registration 2020

Name of the Course

MBA programmes

Exam Name

Common Admission Test (CAT)

Category of Article

Syllabus 2020

Starting Date to CAT 2020 Registration

05th August 2020

Final Date to CAT 2020 Registration

16th September 2020

CAT 2020 Exam Date

29 November 2020

CAT 2020 Official Website

https://iimcat.ac.in/

CAT Syllabus 2020 Full Details:

CAT 2020 Exam Pattern:

Sections

Subjects

Time Allotted

Number of Questions

Total Marks

I

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

60 minutes

32

96

II

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

60 minutes

34

102

III

Quantitative Ability

60 minutes

34

102

Total

180 minutes

100 questions

300 marks

CAT Syllabus 2020: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension:

This is VARC section and it is divided into 2 sub-parts, VA and RC. 60 minutes will be provided for VARC.

  1. Fill in the blanks
  2. Verbal Reasoning
  3. Sentence completion
  4. Grammar
  5. Syllogisms
  6. Jumbled paragraphs
  7. Para Completion and inference
  8. Contextual usage
  9. Foreign language words used in English
  10. Reading Comprehension
  11. Analogies
  12. Sentence correction
  13. Verbal Logic
  14. Different usage of same word
  15. Idioms
  16. Parajumbles
  17. Antonyms
  18. One word substitution

i. Verbal Ability (VA): Key Points

  1. Number of questions asked range from 7-11
  2. Sectional weightage of this section is 7-11 per cent
  3. The type of questions are all non-MCQs, which means the candidates have to type in the answer (TITA)
  4. There is no negative marking in VA since the questions are non-MCQ type
  5. Types of questions range from para-jumbles, out of context sentence in a para, error correction in a para, vocabulary usage and sentence completion to analogies and critical reasoning

ii. Reading Comprehension (RC): Key Points

  1. Number of questions asked range from 24-28
  2. Sectional weightage of this section is 24-28 per cent
  3. The type of questions are all MCQs, hence there is negative marking of -1
  4. RC section of CAT has a mix of RC passages, on an average 4-3 long passages and 2-3 short passages
  5. According to the trend of the last three years, long passages are of 900 word and short passages are of 600 words
  6. Topics of these RCs range from science, history, politics, environment, society to literature, mythology and abstract topics

CAT Syllabus: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

DILR is the second section of CAT question paper which will be divided into two sub-sections - DI and LR.  60 minutes will be provided for DILR.

  1. Blood Relations
  2. Series
  3. Proposition
  4. Direction Sense
  5. Coding-Decoding
  6. Assumptions
  7. Puzzles
  8. Clocks and Calendars
  9. Statements
  10. Data Arrangement
  11. Family Tree
  12. Binary Logic
  13. Seating Arrangement
  14. Sets & Caselets
  15. Syllogism
  16. Venn Diagram
  17. Data Structures
  18. Tables& Pie Charts
  19. Data Sufficiency
  20. Bars & Line Graphs

i. Logical Reasoning (LR): Key Points

  1. Number of questions asked in LR is 16
  2. Sectional weightage of this section is 16 per cent
  3. LR contains both MCQ and non-MCQ type questions
  4. Number of MCQs and non-MCQs may vary
  5. There is negative marking for MCQs
  6. There is no negative marking for non-MCQs

ii. Data Interpretation (DI): Key Points

  1. Number of questions asked in DI is16
  2. Sectional weightage of this section is 16 per cent
  3. DI contains both MCQ and non-MCQ type questions
  4. Number of MCQs and non-MCQs may vary
  5. There is negative marking for MCQs
  6. There is no negative marking for non-MCQs

CAT Syllabus: Quantitative Ability

  1. Geometry
  2. Trigonometry
  3. Algebra
  4. Mensuration
  5. Partnership (Accounts)
  6. Profit & Loss
  7. Ratios and Proportion
  8. In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
  9. Surds and Indices
  10. Time-Speed-Distance
  11. Number System
  12. Geometric Progression
  13. Inequalities
  14. Work and Time
  15. Percentages
  16. Logarithms

Quantitative Aptitude (QA): Key Points

  1. Number of questions asked in QA is 34
  2. Sectional weightage of this section is 34 per cent
  3. LR contains both MCQ and non-MCQ type questions
  4. Number of MCQs and non-MCQs vary every year.
  5. Past trends suggest the number of MCQs in QA section range from 24-27 and non-MCQs range from 7-10
  6. There is negative marking for MCQs
  7. There is no negative marking for non-MCQs

List of cities for CAT exam centers:

CAT 2020 Test Cities

Port Blair

Hamirpur

Mumbai

Guntur

Jammu

Nashik

Nellore

Bokaro

Satara

Vijayawada

Dhanbad

Palghar

Kakinada

Hazaribagh

Ulhasnagar

Rajahmundry

Jamshedpur

Shillong

Visakhapatnam

Ranchi

Aizawl

Kurnool

Belagavi(Belgaum)

Kohima

Tirupathi

Bengaluru

Balasore

Vizianagaram

Hubballi(Hubli)

Cuttack

Itanagar

Mysuru(Mysore)

Sambalpur

Dibrugarh

Kalaburagi(Gulbarga)

Berhampur

Silchar

Shivamogga(Shimoga)

Dhenkanal

Guwahati

Dharwad

Bhubaneswar

Tezpur

Mangaluru(Mangalore)

Rourkela

Jorhat

Udupi

Puducherry

Aurangabad-Bihar

Kannur

Pathankot

Darbhanga

Ernakulam

Ludhiana

Arrah

Kollam

Amritsar

Muzaffarpur

Kottayam

Bhatinda

Bhagalpur

Kozhikode

Patiala

Patna

Thrissur

Jalandhar

Mohali

Trivandrum

Sangrur

Chandigarh

Bhopal

Ajmer

Bhilai Nagar

Jabalpur

Jaipur

Bilaspur

Ujjain

Sikar

Raipur

Gwalior

Alwar

Delhi

Sagar

Jodhpur

Faridabad

Indore

Udaipur

Gurugram

Satna

Bikaner

Ghaziabad

Bhopal

Kota

New Delhi

Jabalpur

Madurai

Greater Noida

Ujjain

Chennai

Noida

Gwalior

Salem

Meerut

Sagar

Trichy

Panaji

Indore

Coimbatore

Ahmedabad

Satna

Vellore

Mehsana

Amravati

Tirunelveli

Vadodara

Jalgaon

Hyderabad

Anand

Nagpur

Karimnagar

Rajkot

Pune

Warangal

Gandhinagar

Solapur

Allahabad

Surat

Navi Mumbai

Bareilly

Ambala

Ahmednagar

Kanpur

Hisar

Kolhapur

Muzaffarnagar

Karnal

Nanded

Agra

Kurushetra

Raigad

Gorakhpur

Panipat

Thane

Lucknow

Rohtak

Vasai

Varanasi

Shimla

Aurangabad

Aligarh

Jhansi

Moradabad

Dehradun

Haldwani

Roorkee

Asansol

Durgapur

Bankura

Burdwan

Kolkata

Hooghly

Kalyani

Siliguri

 

 

Important Date for CAT 2020 Syllabus:

Events

Important Dates

Notification Published Date

29th July 2020

Opening Date to CAT 2020 Registration

05th August 2020

Closing Date to CAT 2020 Registration

16th  September 2020

CAT Mock Test Date

16th October 2020

CAT 2020 Call Latter Available Date

28th October 2020

CAT 2020 Exam Date

29th November 2020

CAT 2020 Result Declaration Date

Second week of January 2021

CAT 2020 Official Website: https://iimcat.ac.in/