CAT Syllabus 2017 – Common Admission Test Syllabus

The conducting authorities have not announced the official CAT Syllabus 2017. CAT official notification is announced on 29th July and the CAT Exam will be conducted on 26th November 2017. We have provided this syllabus on the basis of last year questions and analysis.

CAT 2017 Syllabus is divided into three sections that are Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, and Quantitative Ability.

Candidates preparing for the CAT must go through the syllabus so that they can know the topics that should be prepared for the exam. All aspirants can see the CAT Syllabus 2017 provided by the experts in this article below.

Alos Check CAT Exam Pattern 2017 for preparation.

CAT Syllabus 2017

As we discussed above, CAT syllabus is divided into three sections: Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, and Quantitative Ability. Here candidates can see the syllabus for all three sections in detail can prepare for the exam in a proper manner.

Syllabus For Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

Data Interpretation

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Line Graph
  • Bar Graph
  • Combination of Graphs
  • Caselet
  • Pie Chart
  • Tables

Logical Reasoning

  • Data Arrangement
  • Family Tree
  • Matching Puzzles
  • Proposition
  • Assumptions
  • Blood Relations
  • Constraint-based puzzles
  • Statements
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Binary Logic
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Sets
  • Syllogism
  • Venn Diagram

Syllabus for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • Meaning/Usage Match
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Summary Questions
  • Synonyms Antonyms (Vocabulary Based)
  • Grammar or English Usage
  • Correction in Sentence
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Jumbled Paragraph and Close Passage
  • Analogies and Reverse Analogies
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Facts Inferences Judgements

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Syllabus For Quantitative Ability

  • Averages
  • Quadratic & Linear Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Logarithm
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Sequences & Series
  • Surds & Indices
  • Number Systems
  • LCM & HCF
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Percentages
  • Speed, Time & Distance
  • Time & Work
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Inequalities
  • Probability, Permutation, and Combination
  • Set Theory
  • Functions & Geometry
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry & Mensuration

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CAT Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of CAT varies every year. Exam pattern of CAT 2017 is same as last year. The total number of questions were 100 and time duration for the exam was 3 Hours. All the questions were the multiple and non-multiple choice. All the questions carry three marks. There was negative marking as 1 mark was deducted for every wrong answer.

Section No. of MCQ No. of Non-MCQ Total Number of Questions
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VRC) 24 10 34
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) 24 8 32
Quantitative Ability (QA) 27 7 34
Total 75 25 100

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