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Old August 31st, 2016, 06:23 PM
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The names of some of the good Reference Books or Study Material for preparation of CAT (Common Admission Test) Exam are as follows:

Previous Years' Solved Cat Papers Paperback – 15 Jun 2015
by Sharma (Author), Upadhyay (Author)

How to Prepare for the Cat Common Admission Test (Set Of 4 Books) By Arun Sharma And Meenakshi Upadhyay Paperback – 2015

Complete course Pack for CAT [Set of 12 Books] (Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability) Paperback – 2015
by Erudite (Author)

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Paperback – 2013
by R.S. Aggarwal (Author)

Book Name : Quantitative Aptitude
Price : Rs. 349
Number of Pages : 600
Medium of Language : English
Publisher :Jabaj Publications
Published Year : 2016
Author : Jabaj Expert Team

CAT Syllabus

1. Verbal Ability :
• Questions Types you can expect: Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms); English Usage or Grammar; Sentence Correction; Fill in the blanks; Jumbled Paragraph; Cloze Passage; Analogies or Reverse Analogies; Meaning-Usage Match; Verbal Reasoning; Summary Questions; Reading Comprehension; Facts-Inferences-Judgements.
• Vocabulary: Vocabulary questions test the candidate’s comprehension in English like primary meanings of words, idioms and phrases, secondary shades of meaning, usage, associated words, antonyms, etc.
• Grammar: Grammar-based questions test the candidate’s capability to mark and correct grammatical errors. CAT generally tests knowledge of high school level grammar and includes areas like use of articles, prepositions use of modifiers, subject-verb agreement, parallel construction, phrasal verbs, redundancy etc.
• Verbal Reasoning: Verbal reasoning questions are designed to test the candidate’s potential to identify relationships or patterns within sentences or groups of words.
2. Quantitative Ability Syllabus:
Question types you can expect:
Number Systems; LCM and HCF; Profit, Loss and Discount; Percentages;Speed, Time and Distance; Time and Work; Simple and Compound Interest ; Ratio and Proportion; Averages; Quadratic Equations; Linear Equations; Complex Numbers; Logarithm; Binomial Theorem; Sequences and Series; Surds and Indices; Inequalities; Probability; Permutation and Combination; Set Theory; Functions; Geometry; Mixtures and Alligations; Trigonometry; Coordinate Geometry; and Mensuration.
3. Data Interpretation Syllabus
Data is given in form of tables, graphs, and charts. In this section it is tested that how a candidate interprets the given data and answers the questions based on it.
Question types you can expect: Caselets; Tables; Bar Graphs; Column Graphs; Line Charts; Venn Diagrams; Pie Chart; Combination of two or more types linked to each other.
4. Logical Reasoning Syllabus
Question types you can expect: Number and Letter Series; Calendars; Cubes; Clocks; Venn Diagrams; Binary Logic; Seating Arrangement; Syllogism; Logical Matching; Logical Sequence; Logical Connectives; Blood Relations
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