CAT 2016 Paper Pattern and Syllabus - CAT 2016

There is no set or defined syllabus for the exam. CAT examination mostly consists of quantitative ability, data interpretation and English multiple type questions.

CAT 2016 Syllabus for English :
Comprehension of passage, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms , Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, idioms, Errors in word choice, mania & phobia, Incorrect words, Conditionals & Multiple Usage , Punctuation, Proverb, , one word substitution, Different usage of same word Phrasal verb etc.

CAT 2016 Syllabus for Quantitative Ability :
● Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc)
● Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, In-equations
● Algebra
● Mensuration, Alligation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns
● Instalment Payments, Partnership, Clocks
● Probability, Permutations & Combinations
● Profit & Loss
● Averages, Percentages, Partnership
● Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time
● Number system: HCF, LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean , Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS, etc.

CAT 2016 Syllabus for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning :
● Data Interpretation based on text, Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables. visit tutorial>>
● Graphs can be Column graphs, Graphs representing Area, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram, etc.
● Graphs can be Column graphs, Graphs representing Area, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram, etc.
● Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement, Linear arrangements, identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Matrix arrangements.

GK/GA/BA :
● Current Affairs, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Major corporate events
● Science, History, Geography, International organisations
● Important quotations
● Social issues, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics etc.
● Famous award and prizes
● World Records
● Books and authors