CAT Syllabus 2019-20: Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national level management admission test conducted by IIM on the rotation basis. CAT 2019 Exam will be held on 25 November for the academic session 2020-22.

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Candidates who have applied for CAT need to check the complete CAT Syllabus 2019. CAT exam is the most difficult management entrance exam, it is not so easy to score highest percentile in this exam.

The CAT syllabus has no boundaries; any question can be asked from the 3 sections and its sub-sections. The IIM officials will not publish the official syllabus for CAT exam. On the basis of previous year papers, experts have defined the topics from which questions will be asked.

So here we have provided you the complete CAT Topic-wise Syllabus so that you can perform well in exam by achieving highest percentile.

## CAT Syllabus 2019

SectionSyllabusNo of Questions
MCQNon-MCQ
Quantitative Ability
• Number system
• Algebra
• LCM and HCF
• Percentages
• Profit and loss
• Trigonometry
• Speed, time and distance
• Time and work
• Averages
• Mixtures and Allegations
• Ratio and proportion
• Progression
• Binomial theorem
• Complex number
• Indices and surds
• Logarithms
• Permutations & combinations
• Probability
• Mensuration
• Geometry
24 -27Approx 7 -10
• Sentence Correction
• Word usage
• Fill in the blanks
• Para Jumble
• Para completion
• Fact Inference Judgement
• Analogies
• Idioms
• Synonyms/ Antonyms
2410
Date Interpretation & Logical ReasoningDate Interpretation124
• Bar Graph,
• Data Sufficiency,
• Combination of Graphs,
• Line Graph,
• Caselets,
• Pie Chart,
• Tables
• Column Graphs
• Venn diagram
Logical Reasoning124
• Assumptions
• Blood Relations
• Binary Logic
• Clocks and Calendars
• Constraint-based puzzles
• Data Arrangement
• Family Tree
• Matching Puzzles
• Proposition
• Statements
• Seating Arrangement
• Sets and Syllogism
• Coding-Decoding
• Direction Sense

### CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Even if you have all exam study material, but you are unaware about the exam syllabus & CAT Test Pattern, it will be difficult to proceed with preparation. The Exam Pattern will guide you about the marks distribution, question distribution in each section, marking scheme, mode of examination etc.

 Mode of Examination Online (Computer-based) Paper Language English Question Types Both Multiple Choice Questions & Non-MCQs Time Duration 3 hours Total Questions 100 Total Marks 300 Paper Pattern Sections No of  Questions Marks per Question Total Marks Section-1 Verbal Ability 10 3 102 Reading Comprehension 24 Section-2 Data Interpretation 16 96 Logical Reasoning 16 Section-3 Quantitative Ability 34 102 Marking Scheme 1 mark will be deduced for each wrong answer.

We recommend you not to waste your time. Follow the exam syllabus and make an exam strategy for better preparation. How much you study is not important, how smartly you study is more important.  So after completing the whole syllabus, check the CAT Previous Year Papers so that you can get exact idea about the original question papers and topics and you can also analyze your preparation for CAT 2019-20.

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