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Know the exam pattern & unlock barrier of MBA through CAT Coaching

Higher education is tough and if it is MBA, then it’s tougher. Why?

Obviously, getting admission to IIM is not an easy task. You need to prepare for Common Admission Test at a CAT Coaching, give the exam and score very high to get admission at any of the IIM in the entire nation.

Yes! A CAT Coaching is your saviour in your high aim. Just be sure to select the proper one and invest all your hard work in the preparation and exam and the results will be in your favour.

Apart from your hard work, knowing the syllabus and other things you need to be aware of what you will be facing in your exam. Guess, gradually your CAT Coaching will make you aware of the exam pattern, but we are taking the liberty of informing your prior.

Following is the expected structure of CAT 2017 Exam:

Sl. No.SectionNo of questionsDuration
1Verbal ability &reading comprehension3460
2Data interpretation & logical reasoning3260
3Quantitative ability3460


Sl. NoCAT HighlightsDetails
1Duration of the Test3 hours
2Total Number of Sections3 hours
3Sectional Duration1 hour
4Total Number of Questions100
5Marks per question3
6Negative markings for wrong answer-1

Ratio of CAT MCQs & Non-MCQs

SectionNo. of QuestionsNo. of Non-MCQs
DI & LR328

Expected Syllabus for CAT 2017

Though there is no fixed syllabus, still you can prepare the following as per the previous year paper:

For Quantitative Ability

  • Trigonometry
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Higher Maths

For Verbal Ability

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms Antonyms
  • English Usage or Grammar
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Cloze Passage
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Facts-Inferences-Judgements

For Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

  • Bar Graphs
  • Caselets
  • Column Graphs
  • Tables
  • Line Charts
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Pie Chart
  • Combination of two or more types linked to each other
  • Blood Relations
  • Calendars
  • Cubes
  • Clocks
  • Number and Letter Series
  • Binary Logic
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism

This was all from our end. Now, your work starts. Choose a CAT Coaching and start right away for your bright future!

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