Syllabus for CAT 2016 or for any earlier CAT exams is never predefined by the convening IIM Bangalore or any earlier IIM. It is based on the mentioned guidelines and current structure of CAT exam. Past tendencies advise that CAT overall tests the candidate on Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension; Quantitative Aptitude; Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning. CAT Syllabus covers all the major topics on them. CAT 2016 syllabus is proposed to be based on the past paper patterns which contain questions from these sections.
CAT 2016-Verbal Ability & Reading comprehension syllabus
CAT 2016 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
CAT 2016-Syllabus for Data Interpretation:
The key topics are Tables; Column Graphs; Bar Graphs; Line Charts; Pie Chart; Venn Diagrams.
CAT 2016-Syllabus for Logical Reasoning: