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Common Admission Test (CAT) is an all India level national test. The test is conducted by IIMs as entrance exam for getting admissions in top IIMs and leading institutes of the country. This year the CAT exam will be held in the month of Oct - Nov 2013. Based on CAT percentile and scores, candidates are called for next stage of selection process which generally includes Group Discussion, Essay and Personal Interview (GDPI). The pattern of the CAT exam is objective type multiple choice questions are asked in the exam. There is negative marking in the exam, for each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted & for correct answer candidate will get Three marks will be awarded There is no penalty for questions that are left unanswered.
Test duration will be of 2 hours and 20 minutes which means 70 Minutes is allotted to each section. From this year there are only two sections in the exam. The first section is Quantitative Ability & Date Interpretation: the second section is Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning. The time limit for each section is different. The duration of the exam is 140 minutes. Candidates will be given 70 minutes to answer 30 questions within each section, each section have an on-screen countdown timer. Once the time ends for the first section, students will move to the next section and will not be able to go to previous section.
Before beginning of the test, there will be a 15-minute optional tutorial to familiarise candidates with navigation and functionality available during the test. Its highly recommended for Candidates to go through tutorial.
CAT 2012 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 2012 Syllabus for Quantitative Ability:
CAT 2012 Syllabus for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning