If you wish to get into IIMs.You need to clear CAT exam first.CAT syllabus is vast, generally question asked middle school Maths and English topics. But It's always be tricky, You must learn to solve these tricky question before appearing exams. The CAT is computer based online test. It Cover mainly Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation and logical Reasoning.

Below the table you need to consider before preparation most of the questions came from below topics.


Section Topics
Quantitative Aptitude Section Number System, Geometry, Algebra, Mensuration, Time and Work
Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation Section  Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Tables, Graphs, Data Caselets
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Section Para-jumbles & para-summary, sentence completion, inferences, RC passages based questions, short passages based questions.


Quantitative Ability CAT Exam Syllabus and Topics

Number Systems LCM & HCF Profit, Loss & Discount
Percentages Speed Time and distance Time and work
Simple and compund interest Ration and proportion Averages
Quadric and linear equation Complex numbers Logarithm
Binomial Theorem Sequence and series Inequalities
Mixtures and Allegation Trignometry Coordiate Geometry and Mensuration



Reading Comprehension

Number of question asked 24-28%
Sectional Weightage 24-28%
Type of Question MCQ
Negative Marking -1 for each wrong answer
Type of RC passages Generally trend is 4-3 long passages & 2-3 short passages
Topics Science, History, Politics, Environment, Societyt to literature,mythology and abstract topic is covered
Difficulty level Easy to moderated

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation Important topics


Blood Relations



Direction Sense




Clocks and Calendars


Data Arrangement

Family Tree

Binary Logic

Seating Arrangement

Venn Diagram


Data Structures




Pie Charts

Data Sufficiency


Line Graphs



CAT question section wise Analysis.

From 2017-2018, 34 from Verbal and Reading Compresion, 34 From Quantitative and 32 from Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.

The difficulty was same in both the year. VARC and DILR was less difficult in 2018 as compare to QA.  Till know the subjects and topics remain unchanged but sometime one or two question asked out of the topic which always be surprise.


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