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December 26th, 2013, 02:50 PM
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IIM CAT Preparation

Can you please share the Common Admission Test IIMs (CAT) Syllabus for the preparation??
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December 26th, 2013, 05:47 PM
 Aakashd Super Moderator Join Date: Jun 2013 Posts: 42,978
Re: IIM CAT Preparation

Cracking the Common Admissions Test (CAT) for Entry in IIMs you need to
Adapts your skill-level and identifies your strong and weak areas

Common Admission Test for IIMs (CAT) Syllabus

Usually it is divided into three sections

Section I

Quantitative Ability comprising mainly of arithmetic, mensuration, geometry, algebra, trignometry, probablity and calculus etc

Arithmetic - number systems, ratio propotions, simplification, averages, ages, time, work, distances etc.
Geomtery - triangles and circles
Mensuration - areas and volumes
Algebra - theory of equations, quadratiic equations, pemutations and combinations, sequence and series etc
Trignometry - height and distances
Calculus - maxima and minima, functions etc

Section II
Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

Data Interpretation - line graphs, bar charts, tables, pie diagrams, scatter diagrams and passages on logical ability
Data Sufficiency - more stress on quantitative questions mainly numeric, percentages etc

Section III
Verbal Ability comprising English Grammar, Vocabulary, Proficiency, Usage and Comprehension

English Grammar - not many core questions
English Vocabulary - no straight synonyms or antonyms but sometimes analogies or pairs in fill in blanks
English Proficiency - correction, rearrangement and completion of sentences and paragraphs
English Usage - inappropriate usage of words, commonly confused pair of words
English Comprehension - around five to six paragraphs with around 1000 words and five to six questions each mainly checking your ability to comprehend with speed.
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February 25th, 2015, 06:24 PM
 Nilesh Super Moderator Join Date: Nov 2011 Posts: 31,642
Re: IIM CAT Preparation

You are asking for the IIM CAT Preparation Tips. Here I am providing you some tips that will helps you in the Preparation of the IIM CAT. These are as follows:

The CAT examination is divided into three sections. You should need to prepare yourself according to that. This is as follows:

Quantitative Aptitude

Arithmetic
Algebra
Geometry
Commercial Mathematics
Miscellaneous

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Logical Reasoning
Data Interpretation, Sufficiency

Verbal Ability

Reading Comprehension
Verbal Logic
Vocabulary
Grammar Correction

Here I am also providing you the paper pattern of the IIM CAT. You should need to follow this paper pattern. This as follows:

Test Duration & Pattern:

Section No. of Questions Duration

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation 50 2 hrs 50 mins
Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning 50

Total 100 2 hrs. 50 mins

You should need to follow multiple reference books. Here I am providing you name of some of these books. These are as follows:

CAT Topic-wise 17 Year Solved Papers
by
Disha Experts
Publisher: Disha Publication

Quantitative Aptitude
by
R. S. Aggarwal
Publisher: S.Chand Publishing

Verbal Ability For CAT
by
MBAGuru
Publisher: cengage Learning

Verbal Ability For The CAT
by
Sujit Kumar
Publisher: Pearson
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