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May 10th, 2014, 04:54 PM
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Entrance exam which should be preferred CAT and GMAT if I am an average student

I want to get admission in MBA and I am average student so I want to get the details of entrance exam which should be preferred CAT and GMAT so can you provide me that?
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May 11th, 2014, 12:19 PM
 Nilesh Super Moderator Join Date: Nov 2011 Posts: 31,627
Re: Entrance exam which should be preferred CAT and GMAT if I am an average student

As you want to get the details of entrance exam which should be preferred CAT and GMAT for an average student so here is the information of the same for you:

I want to tell you that GMAT is recognized globally so I will suggest you to go for CAT exam

Here for your reference I am giving you the syllabus of CAT:

CAT 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 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 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
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January 29th, 2015, 05:20 PM
 Nilesh Super Moderator Join Date: Nov 2011 Posts: 31,627
Re: Entrance exam which should be preferred CAT and GMAT if I am an average student

An Average student can also nail the Common Aptitude Test (CAT) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Just trust yourself, and prepare hardly for the exam. There is no substitute of the hard work.

Here, I am giving you detail of the both exam.

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is standardized test which examine the analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills of the students.

GMAT Exam Pattern:

GMAT Test Section: Analytical Writing Assessment
Number of questions: 1 Topic
Question Types: Analysis of Argument
Timing: 30 Minutes

GMAT Test Section: Integrated Reasoning
Number of questions:12 Questions
Question Types:Multi-Source Reasoning Graphics Interpretation Two-Part Analysis Table Analysis
Timing: 30 Minutes

GMAT Test Section: Quantitative
Number of questions:37 Questions
Question Types: Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving
Timing: 75 Minutes

GMAT Test Section: Verbal
Number of questions:41 Questions
Question Types: Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction
Timing: 75 Minutes

GMAT Syllabus:

Quantitative
Numbers
Integers
Average
Fraction
Decimals
Ratio & Proportion
Percentage
Sets
Statistics
Permutation & Combination
Linear Equations
Functions
Polygons
Angles
Coordinate Geometry

Verbal

Critical Reasoning
Sentence Correction
Critical Reasoning
Grammar
Vocabulary
Synonyms-Antonyms
Idiom

Good books for GMAT

Manhattan GMAT Complete Strategy Guide Set, 6th Edition
Kaplan GMAT Premier 2015 with 6 Practice Tests
The PowerScore GMAT Critical Reasoning Bible
Total GMAT Math
The PowerScore GMAT Verbal Bible
Kaplan GMAT Verbal Workbook

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computerized test which examines the verbal and quantitative aptitude of the candidate. The exam is conducted by one of the IIMs.

Exam Pattern: The exam has following sections.

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
No. of questions: 50

Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning
No. of questions: 50

Duration: 2 hrs. 50 mins
Total No. of questions: 100

Syllabus for the CAT exam.

CAT English/Verbal Ability: Reading comprehension, verbal reasoning, syllogisms, analogies, antonyms and synonyms, fill in the blanks, sentence correction, idioms, etc.

CAT Maths/Quant Ability: Number systems, geometry, trogonometry, probability, permutation combination, algebra, mensuration, time and work, averages, percentages, profit and loss, quadratic and linear equations, etc.

CAT Data Interpretation: Interpretation and analysis of data based on text, tables, graphs (line, area), charts (column, bar, pie), venn diagram, etc.

CAT Logical Reasoning: Clocks, calendars, binary logic, seating arrangement, blood relations, logical sequence, assumption, premise, conclusion, linear and matrix arrangement, etc.

Good books for CAT

Simple and easy to understand – How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT Common Admission Test 5th Edition (Paperback) by Arun Sharma, Publisher: Tata McGraw Hill 2012 Rs. 625, 2012 edition
For advanced – The Pearson Guide To Quantitative Aptitude And Data Interpretation For The CAT by Nishit Sinha, Publisher: Pearson. Rs. 650, 2012 edition
For advanced and more practice – Quantum CAT: Quantitative Aptitude Common Admission Test for Admission Into IIMs (Paperback) by Sarvesh K Verma Publisher:Arihant, Rs. 650, 2013 edition
A Good book for DI – How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for the CAT Common Admission Test 1st Edition (Paperback) by Arun Sharma Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Rs. 550, 2012 edition
A Good book for LR – How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT Common Admission Test by Arun Sharma Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Rs. 450, 2012 edition
The Pearson Guide To Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning For The CAT 1st Edition (Paperback) by Nishit K. Sinha. Publisher: Pearson. Rs. 599, 2012 edition
A Good book for VA – How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT Common Admission Test 4th Edition (Paperback) by Meenakshi Upadhyay, Arun Sharma. Publisher: Tata McGraw Hill, Rs. 575, 2011 Edition
The Pearson Guide To Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning For The CAT 1st Edition (Paperback) by Nishit K. Sinha Publisher: Pearson, Rs. 599, 2012 edition
Word Power Made Easy by NORMAN LEWIS Rs. 149, 2011 edition.
A Communicative Grammar of English By: Geoffrey Leech Rs. 500, 2003 edition.
30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary by Wilfred Funk and Norman Lewis Rs. 150, 1991 edition
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