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CAT Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation Syllabus 2019 - IIM Kozhikode, the conducting body, does not predefine any detailed syllabus of CAT 2019 Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation section. Logical reasoning & data interpretation under CAT syllabus 2019 is separate section consisting of questions which require critical and decision making skills. Logical reasoning under CAT syllabus 2019 consists of questions wherein candidates is required to determine and analyze the pattern of question utilizing various information. Whereas, data interpretation includes questions which have to be attempted step by step. CAT exam will be conducted on November 24, 2019. In this article, Careers360 brings you the generalized syllabus of CAT 2019 for LR and DI section. Students through this article can know about the detailed exam pattern, syllabus and marking scheme of CAT 2019.
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Latest: Registration for CAT 2019 to commence at 10 am from August 7, 2019.
CAT Notification 2019
July 26, 2019
Application form for CAT 2019
August 7, 2019
November 24, 2019 (Forenoon Slot - 9 am-12 pm)
November 24, 2019 (Afternoon Slot - 2:30 pm-5:30 pm)
Nature of questions
MCQs and TITA (non- MCQs)
Number of questions
MCQs- 16 questions
TITA- 3-4 questions
Moderate to high
Logical reasoning syllabus under CAT 2019 consists of the topics from which questions might appear in the examination. Refer to the table below:
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Linear and matrix arrangement
Direction sense and decision making
Set theory, Venn diagrams, network diagrams
Logical reasoning based on ranking
MCQs and TITA
Easy to moderate
Syllabus of CAT 2019 for data interpretation includes the topics wherein candidates will be required to identify the piece of information which will lead to step by step approach to the question. Refer to the table below:
Data tables and charts
Bar diagrams and charts including simple, stacked, composite bar charts
Graphs- line X-Y graphs
Data analysis and data comparison
Caselet based data
Candidates must prepare strategic planning before starting with CAT preparation. Some of the strategic planning for the section logical reasoning and data interpretation under CAT syllabus 2019 are:
Follow up with CAT syllabus 2019- logical reasoning and data interpretation
Make a choice for either coaching centres or self-study
Take mock tests online
Solve questions and set targets
Manage time for attempting questions
1. Follow up with CAT syllabus 2019 - logical reasoning and data interpretation
First candidates must know the CAT 2019 syllabus of logical reasoning and data interpretation and exam pattern inside out. Students must know the topics that they must prepare first. The mode of exam for CAT 2019 will be computer-based, henceforth aspirants must know that they can’t switch between sections anytime they want. They will have to firstly complete the respective section and then move forward.
The syllabus of CAT 2019 is divided into three sections:
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
Quantitative Ability (QA)
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
2. Make a choice for either coaching centres or self-study
Choosing between coaching centres or self-study, it puts most of the aspirants in dilemma as to what would be the most suitable way to opt for? Candidates must make a choice on the basis of their time availability, requirements, and skills to complete the CAT 2019 syllabus for logical reasoning and data interpretation.
3. Take mock tests online
Analyze your preparation level by giving mock tests. Mock tests will help candidates in identifying weak and strong points. Identifying weak areas helps in beginning the CAT preparation. Many 99 percentiles have discussed that they gave as many as possible mock test every weak which helped them analyse their mistakes and weak points.
4. Solve questions and set targets
Students must solve questions by setting the target for number of questions to be solved for logical reasoning and data interpretation under CAT syllabus 2019. However, candidates are suggested to maintain accuracy while solving a number of questions and should not compromise with it. Target to solve for 20 questions.
5. Manage time for attempting questions
Aspirants must manage their schedule by attempting the questions which they are confident of and can solve in lesser time. By solving the easy questions first it leads to effective time utilization of time by keeping the difficult question for later consideration.
Referring to the books written by the author that hold certain credibility in the market, will help candidates in preparing for the section logical reasoning and data interpretation of CAT syllabus 2019. Refer to the list below to know the best books for preparation for the section logical reasoning and data interpretation:
Books and authors
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT
With the help of exam pattern of CAT 2019, students will be able to the duration and marking scheme section wise. Through the CAT 2019 exam pattern, students can identify the time they need to devote to the preparation of each section. Check the table below to know the exam pattern of CAT 2019:
Total number of questions
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
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