The MBA CAT syllabus is generally very vast but still aspirants can complete it within 2-3 months if the candidate gives a good number of hours to the syllabus preparation .
CAT 2022 syllabus: Introduction
The syllabus of MBA CAT exam consists mainly of three subjects – Data interpretation and logical reasoning, Verbal ability and Reading comprehension and Quantitative Aptitude. The basic sub topics included in these subjects are those which a student has already studied in school. The important topics which a candidate should focus on are Arithmetic, Geometry, Algebra, Percentage, Graphs, English Grammar, Series completion, Coding and decoding etc.
The Syllabus for the CAT exam for the admission for MBA has not changed from the last ten years.
Important points for CAT syllabus 2022:
- The Verbal ability and Reading comprehension section of CAT syllabus 2022 for MBA includes different types of topics as English Grammar, Verbal Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.
- Quantitative Aptitude section of CAT exam syllabus 2022 covers the topics from mathematics from 9-10th class such as Algebra, Geometry, Arithmetic,
Mensuration and Trigonometry.
- The Data interpretation and logical reasoning section of CAT 2022 syllabus covers the topics such as Pie charts, Tables, Analytical interpretation of data presented in the form of puzzles and Bar graphs.
Topics for CAT 2022 syllabus:
The important topics for the CAT syllabus 2022 are given below in the table including their weightage. While preparing for the CAT exam, the candidate’s main focus should be on these topics and subjects.
CAT Syllabus 2022
Topics for CAT 2022 syllabus
|para meaning, order of sentences, Questions based on passages
|Graphs, Pie Charts, Venn Diagram, Tables
|Seating Arrangement, Caselets and Syllogism, Blood relation
|Algebra, Number System, Arithmetic, Mensuration, Geometry
|Parasummary, Sentence Completion and Inferences , Para jumbles
CAT 2022 Syllabus: Reading Comprehension and Verbal ability
VARC section is the upper most section in the CAT exam paper and the time to solve this section is 40 minutes. This section is mainly divided into two parts: Reading comprehension and Verbal ability. All the important topics from this section are given below in the table. The greatest number of questions are expected from the Reading Comprehension part.
|CAT Syllabus 2022 VARC
|Fill in the blanks
|Pars Completion and inference
|Subject verb arrangement
|Foreign language words used in English
|Different usage of same word
|Errors in tenses
|Types of clauses
|Parts of speech
|One word substitution
CAT exam syllabus 2022 : Logical reasoning and Data interpretation
DILR is the second section of the CAT exam question paper and this section is to be solved after the VARC section . This section is divided into two parts Logical reasoning and data interpretation. The important topics from this section are presented below in the table.
CAT 2022 Syllabus DILR
|Bars and line graphs
|Clocks and calendars
|Sets and Caselets
CAT syllabus 2022 : Topics for Quantitative Aptitude
The topics given below in the table are chapter wise important topics.
Important topics for Quantitative Aptitude
|Modern math Topics for CAT
|Binomial theoremSet theorySequence and seriesProbabilityPermutation and Combination
Geometry Topics for CAT syllabus 2022
|Triangles Basic conceptsArea and anglesLines and anglesPolygonsSimilar trianglesCirclesSolidsMenstruation, 3D geometryTrigonometryCoordinate geometry
|Number system Topics for CAT
|Properties of numbersDivisibility rulesBasics of numbersDivisibility and factorsFinding out the last digitHighest common factor and lowest Common multipleFinding out last two digitsBasic divisibility rulesNumber of trailing zeroesBinomial theoremFermat’s theoremEuler’s TheoremPattern Recognition and cyclicity of RemaindersWilson’s TheoremConversion of basesAddition, subtraction, Multiplication in different basesBase systems
|Arithmetic Topics for CAT 2022 syllabus
|Profit and lossMixtures and allegationsTime speed and distanceTime and workRatio and proportionSimple and compound InterestMean Median ModeAveragesPercentages
Algebra Topics for CAT
|Linear EquationsProblems on agesBasic Algebraic FormulaeQuadratic equationsNumber of integer solutionsFinding out rootsInequalitiesDescartes Rule of SignsHigher Degree EquationsMaxima and minimaInequalitiesFunctionsLogarithmThe smallest value in a Maximum FunctionModifications of Graphs
Download detailed CAT 2022 syllabus pdf here at https://www.shiksha.com/mba/cat-exam-syllabus
CAT exam syllabus 2022 FAQs:
Q. Which section is considered the toughest in the CAT exam?
- The CAT exam is overall tough but it has been observed in the past years that the VARC section is a bit more tough than other sections.
Q. Which section of the CAT exam carries the highest marks?
- Although there is not much difference between the marks of different sections but VARC section carries about 72 marks and QA section carries 66 marks there is no huge difference between their marks.