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## CAT Syllabus 2023 Highlights

 Organization Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) Examination Common Admission Test (CAT) Category Syllabus Selection Process Written Exam, Interview, Documentation Verification Category https://iimcat.ac.in/

## CAT Exam pattern 2023

 Particulars Details Exam Window Three Sessions Mode of Conduct Computer-based Sections Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionData Interpretation and Logical ReasoningQuantitative Ability Test Duration 120 Minutes Total No. of Questions 66 Duration of each section of CAT 40 Minutes Type of Questions MCQs & Non-MCQs Expected Marking Scheme -1 for each wrong answer +3 for every correct answer
Sectional-Division
 Sections No. of Questions Duration Marks Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC) 24 40 minutes 72 Quantitative Ability (QA) 22 40 minutes 66 Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) 20 40 minutes 60
Marks Calculation
• If the university has no method to convert marks/ CGPA to percentages, it is done through direct conversion. The achieved CGPA should be divided by the highest CGPA possible and multiplied by 100.
• If grades or CGPA are allotted instead of marks, the conversion method provided by the university should be used to convert the marks to percentages.

#### CAT 2023: Marking Scheme

 Section MCQ TITA Questions Marks(MCQ) Marks(TITA) Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 20-21 4-5 +3, -1 +3, no negative Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 20-21 2-3 +3, -1 +3, no negative Quantitative Ability 20-21 4-5 +3, -1 +3, no negative

### Check CAT Topic-wise weightage 2023

 Name of chapters 2017 (Slot 1) 2017 (Slot 2) 2018 (Slot 1) 2018 (Slot 2) 2019 (Slot 1) 2019 (Slot 2) 2020 (Slot 1) 2020 (Slot 2) 2020 (Slot 3) Averages 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 Coord. Geometry 2 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 3 Exponents 0 0 1 0 2 1 3 0 2 Functions 2 3 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 Geometry 4 6 6 4 2 4 1 3 1 Inequalities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Logarithm 3 3 3 2 1 2 1 1 2 Mensuration 2 0 2 3 2 2 2 1 0 Mixtures 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 Number Theory 1 3 3 5 1 4 4 2 5 Percentages 3 2 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 P&C 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Polynomials 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Profit & Loss 3 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 Progressions 2 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 Quad. Equations 3 1 1 0 2 3 2 5 2 Races 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 Ratio & Prop. 2 1 2 3 1 2 1 1 0 Set Theory 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 Seq. & Series 0 0 1 4 0 3 1 1 0 Simple Interest 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 TSD 2 2 3 3 3 2 4 2 2 Time & Work 0 1 2 1 2 2 0 1 1 Trigonometry 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

 Syllabus Topics Weightage Verbal Ability Questions like Para jumbles, Summary Based, Sentence exclusion. Questions – 8 to 10 Reading Comprehension RC passages Almost 16 questions in the VARC section are based on RCs. Quantitative Ability Number System, Algebra, Geometry, Arithmetic, Mensuration. Arithmetic and Algebra dominate the section, with nearly 8 questions from each area. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Seating Arrangement, DI-based reasoning, Grid-Based DI, Graphs. Tables, Data Caselets An almost equal number of sets are from DI and LR.
VARC Section
 VARC Syllabus Fill in the blanks Para Completion and inference Verbal Logic Verbal Reasoning Subject-verb agreement Para Jumbles Sentence completion Foreign language words used in English Different usage of the same word Grammar Reading Comprehension Idioms Syllogisms Analogies Antonyms Jumbled paragraphs Sentence correction One word substitution Parts of speech Preposition Types of Clauses Phrases Modifiers Errors in tenses Articles usage
 DILR Syllabus Blood Relations Clocks and Calendars Syllogism Series Statements Venn Diagram Proposition Data Arrangement Data Structures Direction Sense Family Tree Tables Coding-Decoding Binary Logic Pie Charts Assumptions Seating Arrangement Data Sufficiency Puzzles Sets & Caselets Bars & Line Graphs

 QA Syllabus Geometry Ratios and Proportion Inequalities Trigonometry In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Work and Time Algebra Surds and Indices Percentages Mensuration Time-Speed-Distance Logarithms Partnership (Accounts) Number System Square Root and Cube Root Profit & Loss Geometric Progression Probability Mean, mode, median Binomial theorem Simple interest and compound interest

### CAT Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 2023

 Arithmetic Algebra Number system Modern Maths Geometry Mixtures & Allegations Higher Order Equation LCM & HCF Permutations Circles Averages Graphs Base System Combinations Quadrilaterals Percentages Linear Equations Factors Probability Mensuration Races Inequalities Divisibility Functions Trigonometry Profits and Loss Logarithms Digits Sequences & Series Triangles Pipers and Cisterns Maxima and MInima Complex Numbers Progressions Polygons Ratio & Proportion Quadratic Equations Higher Powers Set Theory Coordinate Geometry Time & Work Remainder Theorem Venn Diagram Speed, Time & Distance Trailing Zeroes Trains and Boats Surds and Indicies Simple & Compound Interest
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