CAT SYLLABUS

December 24th, 2011 | | Posted in CAT Tips and Tricks

CAT 2012 entrance examination syllabus

There is no prefixed pattern for CAT 2012. The syllabus given below is based on the experience of previous CAT Papers, specially CAT 2010-2011. The list may not be exhaustive but almost the entire gamut is covered. In an earlier post, I have tried to list down best CAT preparation books.

Quantitative Ability (QA) / Mathematics:

Arithmetic-

Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Averages, Percentages, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time, Number system, HCF, LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean , Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS,Alligation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Installment Payments, Clocks, Calendar,

Algebra-

In-equations , Quadratic and linear equations, functions, Logarithm Geometry, Mensuration and solid Geometry

Geometry (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc),Mensuration, Co-ordinate geometry.

Other Mathematical Topics:

Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Binomial Expansion, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers, etc.

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Data Interpretation Questions

December 19th, 2011 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

Directions for next 5 DATA INTERPRETATION QUESTIONS: Answer these questions on the basic of the following pie-chart describing the characteristics of foreign tourists visiting India during a given year:

1. If in the year, 1000,000 tourists visited India and the age-wise distribution data applies to all countries, the number of America tourists who visited India during the year and are in the age group of 20-40 years is:
a. 12,000
b. 20,000
c. 40,000
d. 60,000
e. None of these

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Quantitative Aptitude Questions

December 7th, 2011 | | Posted in Quantitative Ability

1. The average age of a woman and her daughter is 16 years. The ratio of their ages in 7 : 1 respectively. What is the woman’s age?
a. 4 years
b. 28 years
c. 32 years
d. 6 years
e. None of these

2. Deven Invests Rs. 2,34,558 which is 25% of his annual income, in National Saving schemes. Whar is his monthly income?
a. Rs. 9,38,232
b. Rs. 78,186
c. Rs. 4,69,116
d. Rs. 2,34,558
e. None of these

3. A boat goes 24 km upstream and 28 km downstream in 6 hours. It goes 30 km upstream and 21 km downstream in 6 hours and 30 minutes. The speed of the stream is
a. 10 km/h
b. 5 km/h
c. 4 km/h
d. 6 km/h
e. None of these

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