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CAT Syllabus 2019 - IIM Kozikhode, conducting body of Common Admission Test (CAT) did not prescribe any specific syllabus for CAT. CAT syllabus 2019 provided by Careers360 is mostly generalized and it is vast as well. As per previous years syllabus of CAT, questions are generally asked from middle school level English and Mathematics. Under the CAT 2019 syllabus, one will get to know all about the sections and the topics that are likely to be covered. By going through the CAT syllabus, candidates will get to know all the aspects of the topics, sections and the weightage that is given to each one of them. CAT was conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode on November 24 in computer-based mode. Read the full article to know all the details about CAT syllabus 2019 such as the sections, topics from which the questions will be asked. Candidates can check the CAT mock test 2019 to be released on October 16, 2019. Latest: CAT result 2019 can be downloaded by entering the login credentials
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CAT 2019 Overview of Syllabus
In the overview of CAT syllabus 2019, candidates will get to know all about the sections and topics. To download the detailed PDF of CAT syllabus 2019 - Click Here
Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation
Tables, Graphs, Data Caselets, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Syllogism,
Geometry, Algebra, Time and Work, Mensuration, Number System
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
Sentence completion, Questions based on reading comprehension, Para-jumbles & para-summar, inferences
The syllabus of CAT 2019 includes the topics that are covered in each section and from which questions are likely to be asked in Common Admission Test (CAT).
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Profit, Loss and Discount
Speed, Time and Distance
LCM and HCF
Ratio and Proportion
Time and Work
Quadratic Equations & Linear Equations
Simple and Compound Interest
Sequences and Series
Set Theory & Function
Surds and Indices
Permutation and Combination
Mixtures and Alligations
Based on past years trends, it is likely that the total number of questions that would be asked in the CAT 2019 is mentioned in the table given below:
Topics and Total Number of Expected Questions
Total Number of Expected Questions
Geometry & Mensuration
Name of the book
Name of the author
‘How to prepare for Quantitative Ability for CAT’, published by Tata McGraw Hill
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations
Abhijit Guha (Tata McGraw-Hill)
The Complete CAT Digest, by Tata McGraw-Hill
How to Prepare for the CAT Common Admissions Test
Muhamed Muneer, published by Om Books.
Quantitative Aptitude for CAT and Other MBA Entrance Exams
Trishna Knowledge Systems (Pearson)
In the syllabus of CAT 2019 for data interpretation and logical reasoning, candidates will get to know the topics which will come under this section and from which questions will be asked.
Other Basic Reasoning Questions
Number and Letter Series
Expected number of questions
Graph, Bar diagram
Tables & Charts
Tables, Pie chart
Name of the Book
Name of the Author
Trishna's Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning For The CAT And Other MBA Examinations by T.I.M.E. Publisher: Pearson
How to Prepare for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning for CAT (Tata McGraw-Hill)
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT
Nishit K. Sinha
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
The syllabus of CAT 2019 for verbal reasoning comprises the topics from which the questions are expected to be asked in the entrance exam.
English Usage or Grammar
Fill in the blanks
Vocabulary Based (Synonyms/ Antonyms)
Candidates who appeared for CAT 2019, they could check the topics and the total number of expected questions that were asked in the entrance exam.
Expected Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension Passage-Based Questions
Sentence Completion & Correction
Others (Fill in the blanks, Vocabulary Based, etc.)
The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning (Pearson)
How to Prepare for the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT
Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay (Tata McGraw-Hill)
Barron’s Pocket Guide to Vocabulary
Word Power Made Easy
Management aspirants who would be writing one of the most coveted national level exam must be familiar with the exam pattern of CAT 2019. Candidates could check the CAT 2019 exam pattern as it was assisting them to get an idea about the type of questions that will be asked in the exam, the duration of the exam. Moreover, candidates also got to know about the marking scheme of CAT 2019. There were multiple-choice questions as well as subjective questions which the candidates had to answer in the exam.
Total Number of Questions
Duration of Each Section
Quantitative Ability (QA)
80 minutes for PwD candidates
Verbal & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)
According to marking scheme of CAT 2019, for every correct answer, candidates will be awarded three marks while for every incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted. If the candidate does not attempt any question, then no mark will be deducted. To know more, Download CAT Exam Pattern 2019.
Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode has announced CAT 2019 result on January 4, 2020. Result of CAT 2019 can be accessed from the official website of IIMCAT. CAT 2019 result includes scores of different section and as well as percentile. With the help of CAT result 2019 candidates get to know their overall percentile so that they can get an idea in which IIM or B-School they should apply.
No, there is no specific prescribed syllabus for CAT 2019. Candidates can check the past years sample papers of CAT and get an idea about the type of questions that could be asked. By solving the question papers of the past years, candidates will know how much weightage to be given to each topic and each section.
For non-MCQ questions, there is no negative marking if the question is left unanswered or is incorrect. However, for MCQ questions, candidates will be awarded three marks for every correct answer and minus 1 for every incorrect answer. No marks will be deducted for any wrong answer.
No, IIM Kozhikode has stated that there is as such no change in the exam pattern of CAT 2019. There will be three sections from which the questions will be asked.
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You have secured a good percentile in CAT exam. After the declaration of the CAT result the merit list will be made to call the candidate for the interview round and WAT Test. The merit list comprises of your CAT percentile, your graduation marks, your work experience, your 10th and 12th marks. To get into top MBA college like , IIM Ahmedabad you need to score above 99.7 percentile in CAT exam. As you have secured 89.49 percentile you will get call for MBA course from
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Once you get call from IIM or other institutes , you have to go through the WAT exam and interview process. On clearing both an another merit list will be prepared, which will select you to get enter IIM or other institutes.
You will definitely got a acall from IMI Delhi and IMT Ghaziabad.
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