CAT 2018 is scheduled to be held on 25th of November 2018 and CAT 2018 Admit Card will be available for download from 24th of October 2018. Candidates can download their CAT admit card from the official IIM Calcutta Website.
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Note: CAT Admit Card will be available for download from 24th Oct 2018 only.
CAT 2018: Exam Pattern
No. of Non- MCQ Questions
No. of MCQ Questions
Total Questions in each Section
Total Time Allotted
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)||10||24||34||60|
|Quantitative Ability (QA)||7||27||34||60|
|Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)||8||24||32||60|
The exam has the following features:
- Sectional time limits (each section 60 minutes )
- Total exam duration: 180 minutes
- Question types: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) & Type in The Answer Type (TITA)
- Penalty: MCQ – 33%, TITA – 0%, Un-attempted – 0%
- No provision of switching between sections
- Online calculator will be available
CAT 2018 Syllabus
Number Systems, HCF/LCM, Averages, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Simple/Compound Interest, Equations, Inequalities, Complex numbers, Functions, Probability, Permutation & Combination, Mensuration, Geometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Mixtures, Set Theory, Speed & Distance, Work & Time, Progressions, Surds & Indices, Logarithms, Ratio & Proportion
Data Tables, Pie Charts, Line Graphs, Other Chart Types, Data Sufficiency, Bar Graphs
Reading Comprehension, Para-jumbles, fill in the Blanks, Vocabulary Based, English Grammar, Sentence Correction, Analogies, Meaning-Usage Match, Verbal / Critical Reasoning, Facts / Inference /Judgement
Cubes & Dice, Blood Relations, Number & Letter Series, Seating Arrangement, Venn Diagrams, Clocks & Calendars, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism
All the Best!