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CAT 2016 Exam dates, Syllabus, Programme and CAT Statistics and Trends.

 CAT 2016 Exam dates, Syllabus, Programme and CAT  Statistics and Trends.

The dates for most sought after test for aspiring management students, the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2016 has been announced. For this year, CAT 2016 exam will be conducted by IIM Bangalore for admission to the session 2017-18 & 2017-19.

CAT is a national level Entrance Exam conducted by the IIMs (Indian Institute of Management) based on the policy of rotation amongst the older IIMs. This is a CBT (computer based test) comprised in the quantitative ability, verbal ability, data interpretation and logical reasoning.

All those institutes offer the Postgraduate Business Administration Programme through the CAT examination. The CAT 2016 will be conducted on 4th December 2016. The notification of the examination and other essential details has been issued on 31st July, 2016. On the basis of CAT 2016 percentile, admission will be given to the candidates in the management programs of IIM’s & other top B-schools.

CAT 2016 Offered Courses

Through CAT 2016, candidates may take admission in the following courses offered by 20 IIM’s, 7 IIT’s and top B Schools of the country like MDI Gurgaon, FMS Delhi, SPJIMR, XIM Bhubaneswar (XIMB), FORE School of Management New Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, and other management institutes  of the country. 

Programmes offered by this top institutes viz. PGP, PGPEM, PGP-ABM, PGPPM, EPGPM, PGPSM, PGPWE, PGDM,PGDM IBM, PGDHRM, PGPEX, PGPBM, PGP PPM, PGP HRM, MBA and many others niche programs are extremely popular with students having decent CAT percentile.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s with minimum 50% marks from recognised University/ Institutions.
  • Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories must have at least 45% marks.
  • Marks should be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/ Institution.

CAT Exam 2016 Date:

Event

Date

Official notification released on

31 July 2016

Online Registration commences on

8 August 2016 (10.00 AM)

Extended date to fill the  application form

27 September 2016 (5.00 PM)

Admit card to be made available for download in

18 October 2016 (from 1.00 PM)

Admit card can be downloaded till

4 December 2016 (till the exam date)

CAT 2016 to be held on

4 December 2016

Declaration of result

2nd week of January 2017 (Tentatively)

CAT Statistics and Trends

CAT Exam Pattern as per previous last year

Section

         No. of Question

       Time Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

34

60 minutes

Verbal and Reading Comprehension

34

60 minutes

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

32

60 minutes

Total

100

  180 minutes

 

Expected Pattern for CAT Exam 2016

Section

No. of Question

Time Duration

  Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

28

60 minutes

     Verbal and Reading Comprehension

44

60 minutes

      Quantitative Aptitude

28

60 minutes

                      Total

100

180 minutes

Descriptive questions in CAT 2016

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) CAT Test always comprised of objective type questions and candidates were required to mark one answer out of the given 4 choices of the answer for each question. CAT 2014 exam had all the 100 questions based on multiple choice question format but CAT 2016 Entrance Test will have both, objective type questions and a few descriptive questions in each section.

CAT 2016 Exam date Announced Dec 4, registrations from Aug 8 to Sept 22

CAT Syllabus 2016

Whenever you sit or plan to start studying or preparing for something. You always start with exploring the syllabus of that particular subject or exam and also the exam pattern and trends of questions that have been coming up in the previous year examinations. So knowing the CAT 2016 Syllabus also becomes important and necessary. So what is the syllabus of CAT Exam? It is the most asked question by the CAT aspirants. To answer this, we can say that there is no predefined or set syllabus for CAT Test though analyzing the past trends and the stated guidelines, we can say that the CAT Syllabus covers all the portion of Quant, English verbal Ability and Reasoning. The details and the CAT 2016 Syllabus has been mentioned below.

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Verbal & Reading Comprehension

Question Type: Vocabulary Based, Sentence Correction, English Usage or Grammar, Fill in the blanks, Cloze Passage Jumbled Paragraph, Meaning-Usage Match, Verbal Reasoning, Reading Comprehension

Quantitative Aptitude

Question Type: LCM & HCF, Number Systems, Speed, Time and Distance, Interest(CI& SI), Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Time and Work, Inequalities, Quadratic Equations, Probability, Progressions, Co-ordinate Geometry, Surds and Indices, Set Theory, Permutation and Combination, Binomial Theorem, Functions, Geometry, Trigonometry, Complex Numbers.

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

Question Type: Tables, Venn Diagram,  Line Charts, Bar Graphs, Pie Chart, Number and Letter Series, Calendars, Clocks, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation.

 



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