CAT Syllabus: In this article we help you understand the syllabus for CAT exam 2018. Studying through the CAT syllabus 2018 will help you get into the top twenty IIM’s and around 100 other institutes that accept the CAT exam score 2018.
Latest Update: IIMs has announced the CAT 2018 exam date on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Detailed notification for CAT 2018 may be released in July / August 2018.
CAT Syllabus 2018: Marking Scheme
The CAT exam pattern has changed over the years and now has 100 questions divided into 3 sections. The exam questions are a mix of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Non Multiple Choice Questions (Non MCQs). Marking Scheme details are as follows:
|Question Type||Correct Answer||Incorrect Answer|
|Multiple Choice Questions||+3||-1|
|Non-Multiple Choice Questions||+3||Nil|
CAT Syllabus 2018: Exam Syllabus
There are three main sections in the CAT exam 2018 and the exam syllabus of CAT is divided accordingly. The CAT exam 2018 is time bound test and candidates will get 60 minutes to answer each section. Candidates must answer all questions in a section and only then move to the other section.
The details of the CAT syllabus 2018 for exam are as follows:
|CAT Exam Sections||CAT Exam Sections Breakup||MCQ||Non-MCQ||CAT Syllabus|
CAT Syllabus: Keep Points
Here are some key points that candidates must keep in mind while preparing for the CAT syllabus 2018:
- CAT 2018 exam is an online exam with 75 MCQ and 25 Non MCQ type questions.
- In the last 3 years, since 2015 there are almost nil questions based on vocabulary and grammar.
- Mostly there are up to five Reading comprehension passages and all questions are a set of 4
- For the QA and DI sections, candidates are allowed to use on screen calculator
- Popular Topics:
- QA: Percentage, Profit & Loss, Work, Time & Speed, Compound interest
- VA: Jumbled paragraph, Paragraph summary and picking odd sentence out of jumbled sentence.
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