Comparision over the Years
Duration and Patterns
Duration and Patterns
Fullonmba.com page below shows the list of chapters, contents which are covered as a part of CAT syllabus. We have covered here Quantitative Aptitude and Verbal Aptitude. These forms part of contents in various CAT training institutes. There are various materials, books available which can give you comprehensive information on each of these chapters.
The syllabus for CAT is shown below.
1 NUMBER SYSTEM
Numbers, HCF and LCM of Numbers, Decimal fractions, Simplification, Square and Cube roots, Problems on Numbers, Problems on Ages, Division rules.
2 SET THEORY
Sets, Sub-sets, Venn Diagrams.
Various kinds of functions – even and odd functions, increasing and decreasing functions. Composite functions, graphs of functions, maximum and minimum value.
4 AVERAGE, RATIO & PROPORTION
Average, Mean, Weighted average, Ratios, Distribution, Division, Mixtures and Alligations, Partnership.
Quadratic Equations (Real and Non-real roots), Algebraic expressions, Logarithms, A.P., G.P., H.P., Inequalities, Series – summation, Fibonacci series.
Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound interest, Percentage – increase and decrease in growth.
Lines, Parallel Lines, Triangles, Right angled triangle, Similarity of Triangles, Angles and sides of a Triangle, Area of a Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Square, Rectangle, Rhombus, Trapezium, Diagonals, Perimeter, Circles, Circumscribing and Inscribing of Circles, Triangles and Quadrilaterals in each other, Tangents, Chords, Perpendicular bisectors. Rules of Geometry to find the measures of angles and length of sides.
Area, Volume, Surface area of various 2D and 3D geometric figures like Triangle, Circles, Quadrilaterals, Cones, Cylinders, Frustums, Cubes,Cuboids. Conversion of paper into various forms and one shape into another.
9 TIME, DISTANCE & WORK
Time, Distance, Speed, Times and Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Problems on trains, boats and steams, Races and games of skill, Calendar, Clocks.
10 PERMUTATION, COMBINATION & PROBABILITY
Number of ways to find out favourable events – permutations and combinations, Probability.
11 PROFIT & LOSS
Arithmetic Progression, Geometric Progression
15 CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY
1 READING COMPREHENSION
Level of understanding of writing.
2 VERBAL REASONING
Evaluating ability to think constructively
3 VOCABULARY BASED
Sets of words within a langauge that are familiar.
Composition of clauses, phrases and words in any given natural language.