CAT Exam Pattern 2017

CAT Exam Pattern 2017

CAT Exam Pattern 2017

CAT Exam Pattern 2017

CAT Structure:

S.No.SectionNo. of MCQsNo. of Non-MCQsQuestions from each sectionTime allotted to each section (minutes)
1Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VRC)24103460
2Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)2483260
3Quantitative Ability (QA)2773460
Total7525100180

 

CAT Common Admission Test Syllabus

Data Interpretation & Logical ReasoningVerbal Ability & Reading ComprehensionQuantitative Ability
  • Caselets and Tables
  • Bar Graphs and Column Graphs
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Line Charts & Pie Chart
  • Combination of two or more types linked to each other
  • Number and Letter Series
  • Calendars, Cubes, and Clocks
  • Binary Logic
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Logical
  • Matching
  • Logical Sequence
  • Logical
  • Connectives
  • Blood Relations
  • Synonyms Antonyms (Vocabulary Based)
  • Grammar or English Usage
  • Correction in Sentence
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Jumbled Paragraph and Close Passage
  • Analogies and Reverse Analogies
  • Meaning/Usage Match
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Summary Questions
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Facts Inferences Judgements
  • Number Systems
  • LCM & HCF
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Percentages
  • Speed, Time & Distance
  • Time & Work
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Averages
  • Quadratic & Linear Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Logarithm
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Sequences & Series
  • Surds & Indices
  • Inequalities
  • Probability, Permutation, and Combination
  • Set Theory
  • Functions & Geometry
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry & Mensuration