### **CAT Syllabus**

This is the most repeated question asked when one starts Preparation for CAT Exam. We would like to remind you that CAT syllabus is not predefined, but the mentioned guidline and past tendencies advise that CAT tests in overall aptitude including Quant Ability (i.e. Mathematics), Logical Reasoning (i.e. LR), Verbal Ability (i.e. English), and Data Interpretation (i.e. DI) skills. CAT Syllybus covers all the portion of Quant, English verbal Abilty and Reasoning.CAT syllabus is based on the past paper patterns which usually have questions from these sections.

**CAT Syllabus for Verbal / English Ability
:** Reading comprehension, verbal reasoning, syllogisms,
analogies, antonyms and synonyms, fill in the blanks, sentence
correction, idioms, etc.

Types of Questions

**â€¢ **Vocabulary Based (Synonyms
Antonyms)

**â€¢ **English Usage or Grammar

**â€¢ **Sentence Correction

**â€¢ **Fill in the blanks

**â€¢ **Cloze Passage

**â€¢ **Analogies or Reverse Analogies

**â€¢** Jumbled Paragraph

**â€¢** Meaning-Usage Match

**â€¢** Summary Questions

**â€¢ **Verbal Reasoning

**â€¢ **Facts / Inferences / Judgements

**â€¢ **Reading Comprehension

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CAT Previous Year Analysis |

**Vocabulary:** Vocabulary questions test the candidateâ€™s
knowledge of the primary meanings of words, secondary shades
of meaning, usage, idioms and phrases, antonyms, related words,
etc.

** Grammar:** Grammar-based questions
test the candidateâ€™s ability to spot and correct grammatical
errors. CAT generally tests knowledge of high school level grammar
and includes areas like subject-verb agreement, use of modifiers,
parellel construction, redundancy, phrasal verbs, use of articles,
prepositions, etc.

** Verbal Reasoning:** Verbal
reasoning questions are designed to test the candidateâ€™s ability
to identify relationships or patterns within groups of words
or sentences.

**CAT Quant/Maths Ability Syllabus:**
Nu,ber systems, geometry, trogonometry, probability, permutation
combination, algebra, mensuration, time and work, averages,
percentages, profit and loss, quadratic and linear equations,
etc.

**CAT Syllabus For Quantitative Ability
**

**1. **Number Systems

**2.** LCM and HCF

**3.** Percentages

**4.** Profit and Loss

**5. **Interest (Simple and Compound)

**6.** Speed, Time and Distance

**7.** Time and Work

**8. **Averages

**9.** Ratio and Proportion

**10. **Linear Equations

**11.** Quadratic Equations

**12. **Complex Numbers

**13. **Logarithm

**14. **Progressions

**15.** Binomial Theorem

**16. **Surds and Indices

**17.** Inequalities

**18.** Permutation and Combination

**19.** Probability

**20. **Functions

**21. **Set Theory

**22. **Mixtures and Alligations

**23.** Geometry

**24. **Co-ordinate Geometry

**25. **Trigonometry

**26. **Mensuration

**CAT Syllabus for Data Interpretation: **Interpretation
and analysis of data based on text, tables, graphs (line, area),
charts (column, bar, pie), venn diagram, etc.

Data is given in form of tables, charts or graphs. In this section it is tested that how candidates can interpret the given data and answer questions based on it.

** 1.** Tables**
2.** Column Graphs

**3.**Bar Graphs

**Line Charts**

4.

4.

**Pie Chart**

5.

5.

**Venn Diagrams**

6.

6.

Combination of two or more types linked to each other.

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CAT Previous Year Analysis |

**CAT Syllabus For Logical Reasoning :** Clocks,
calendars, binary logic, seating arrangement, blood relations,
logical sequence, assumption, premise, conclusion, linear and
matrix arrangement, etc.

**1. **Number and Letter Series

**2. **Calendars**
3.** Clocks

**Cubes**

4.

4.

**5.**Venn Diagrams

**6.**Binary Logic

**7.**Seating Arrangement

**8.**Logical Sequence

**9.**Logical Matching

**10.**Logical Connectives

**11.**Syllogism

**12.**Blood Relations

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