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Friday, August 26, 2011 | Subcribe via RSS FireUp Logo CAT SYLLABUS July 3rd, 2009 Posted in CAT Tips and Tricks CAT 2011 entrance examination syllabus

There is no prefixed pattern for CAT 2011. The syllabus given below is based on the experience of previous CAT Papers, specially CAT 2009-2010. The list may not be exhaustive but almost the entire gamut is covered. In an earlier post, I have tried to list down best CAT preparation books.

Quantitative Ability (QA) / Mathematics:

ArithmeticRatios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, 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,Alligation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple

Interest & Compound Interest, Installment Payments, Clocks, Calendar,

AlgebraIn-equations , Quadratic and linear equations, functions, Logarithm Geometry, Mensuration and solid Geometry

Geometry (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc),Mensuration, Co-ordinate geometry.

. Other Mathematical Topics: Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Binomial Expansion, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers, etc.

Data Interpretation: Data Interpretation based on text, Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables. Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, Venn Diagram, Data Sufficiency etc.

. Reasoning: Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, identifying valid inferences , identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements, Puzzles, Family tree problem , Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding , Sequencing , identifying next number in series etc.


Verbal Ability (VA) / English: Comprehension of passage, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms , Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, odd man out, idioms, one word substitution, Different usage of same word, Errors in word choice, mania & phobia, Incorrect words, Mood, Conditionals & Multiple Usage , Punctuation, Proverb, Phrasal verb etc.

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February 17th, 2010 at 9:48 am

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March 4th, 2010 at 8:52 pm

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March 6th, 2010 at 10:00 pm

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April 19th, 2010 at 7:36 am

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April 19th, 2010 at 10:17 pm

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April 25th, 2010 at 7:47 am

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May 8th, 2010 at 8:22 am

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June 2nd, 2010 at 5:00 am

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June 16th, 2010 at 1:10 am

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June 16th, 2010 at 11:11 pm

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June 17th, 2010 at 7:17 am

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June 20th, 2010 at 10:09 pm

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July 6th, 2010 at 7:42 pm


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July 6th, 2010 at 11:49 pm

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July 6th, 2010 at 11:54 pm

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August 2nd, 2010 at 11:06 pm

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August 3rd, 2010 at 9:46 pm

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August 3rd, 2010 at 10:05 pm

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August 14th, 2010 at 12:57 am

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August 25th, 2010 at 12:21 am

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August 25th, 2010 at 12:22 am

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August 30th, 2010 at 3:17 am

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September 6th, 2010 at 7:07 am

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September 7th, 2010 at 6:59 am

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September 8th, 2010 at 4:58 am

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December 16th, 2010 at 11:25 pm

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August 20th, 2011 at 6:13 am

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