CAT 2017 Pattern and Syllabus

 

CAT 2017 Pattern and Syllabus

CAT 2017 Pattern and Syllabus will apply to all CAT Exam Students from the month of November 26th 2017 as soon as the CAT 2017 Admit Card and Download end on Month of October so candidates should note down the CAT 2017 Exam Pattern all details here. 

The CAT 2017 exam pattern is divided into three parts. There is a total of a hundred 100 questions in the exam, Three hundred 300 marks of examination and 180 minutes of exam duration. CAT Exam conducts Computer Based test having M.C.Q and as well as non-M.C.Q. In M.C.Q CAT Exam paper, candidates are provided with multiple choice where they can select from the given answer. In non-M.C.Q questions do not contain any choice to answer instead candidate have to answer on your own abilities by typing the answer on a computer screen.

CAT Exam Section

Number  of Questions

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

34

Quantitative Ability

34

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

32

Total

100

The duration of CAT 2017 Exam has 3 long Hours and each section is divided into 60 minutes part. This also has to note that while attempting correct answer 3 marks adds to your score but also will lose one mark if attempted wrong answer that means CAT exam pattern also contains negative score also in M.C.Q Exam. If the question is unattempted No marks will be deducted.The overall marks that a student/ applicant earns or loses are then judged and scored. There are NO negative marks for a wrongly attempted answer in non-M.C.Q questions. Also during CAT exam basic type of calculator is provided in the screen of exam computer.

What are the topics of three sections in CAT 2017 Exam pattern?


The three section of exam pattern are:

CAT 2017 exam marks applicable for M.C.Q and non-M.C.Q 

CAT Exam Sections

M.C.Q  Questions

Non-M.C.Q  Questions

Total Questions

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

   24

 10

 34

Quantitative Ability 

   27

 7

 34

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

   24

 8

 32

What is CAT Exam 2017 syllabus?

The CAT exam 2017 syllabus judges a student on various skills as mentioned above. Verbal reasoning, basic grammar including synonyms, proverbs, analogies, idiom, etc are the main components in the second category, along with reading comprehensions in the first category. 
A few ideas in syllabus for the third category of logical reasoning would be the binary number system, logical sequences, calendars, figuring out blood relations from a family tree, assumptions, statistical reasoning, clocks, etc.
In the syllabus, in the fourth category of quantitative ability tests the mathematical abilities of the candidates. It mainly includes basic mathematics that is the studies that have been covered from grade 1 to grade 10 in school. This consists of geometry, trigonometry, the various number systems, probability, profit and loss, quadratic equations, linear equations, time, percentage, averages, etc.
The last category CAT Exam 2017 is of data interpretation. This basically tests the rationality of an individual, along with his or her common sense, when it comes to the interpretation of data and logical analytic skills. This is generally based on graphs of various kinds (bar, pie, linear, etc), tables, text and other visual data.

How to calculate CAT Exam 2017 Percentile?

The Percentile is a rank scored by the student in the CAT examination and secured after answers have been finalized and also depend upon the number of students appearing the same exam. There is a simple example to understand for a candidate to count their percentile in CAT Exam 2017. Suppose if you consider yourself as A and B as a total test taker in the single CAT Exam 2017 and C is your rank scored in the same exam only.

then first C (your rank scored) is subtracted from B(total test taker) the answer is again divided from the B and multiplied by 100 is your percentile calculated.

Suppose if there are 200000 total test taker in CAT 2017 exam and your rank is 1700 then 200000-1700=198300. 198300/200000x100%=99.15 %tile.

CAT 2017 Admit Card and the download will be notified from the month of October 2017 and candidates can avail the Admit Card from CAT Official Website only and also CAT 2017 Result will declare in the month of January 2018.

 

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