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CAT 2018 Preparation Tips

By: Sakshi Awasthi on September 07, 2018

Your CAT preparation strategy entirely depends on how much time you are giving for your preparations. According to the experts, as your exam date approaches nearer, you need to spend major on the time in revising all the topics you have covered in the past few months. CAT Preparation involves Preparation strategy, preparation time, right study material and many other factors.

Below are the CAT Preparation tips, based on experts and toppers view:

Tips for Students preparing for CAT at home:

  • The candidate must know the revised CAT exam pattern.
  • The candidate must thoroughly analyze the CAT syllabus.
  • Examine your own weaker and stronger areas according to the syllabus.
  • Compile the best study material which includes books, study materials and research papers.
  • Start working on your weaker areas and master the areas where you are already confident.
  • Practice mock tests regularly and try to improve your mistakes.
  • You can also practice previous years question paper and try to complete them according to the time limit.

Prepare for CAT in 6 months:

  • Understand the CAT Exam Pattern and CAT Syllabus thoroughly.
  • Figure out your stronger and weaker areas.
  • Start with the basics of each topic. Develop the fundamentals and clear all your doubts.
  • Once you are done with the basics, start taking the sectional quiz.
  • Solve Mock Tests and Previous years paper daily, once you have covered the whole syllabus.
  • Assess your mistakes in mock tests and sample papers and overcome the difficulties, you had been facing while solving them.
  • As you have given enough time to your preparation, stay confident and trust yourself. 

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CAT 2018 Syllabus

Section-wise Topics and Sub-topics in CAT 2018 Syllabus:

Quantitative Aptitude

Arithmetic

Algebra

Geometry

Mensuration

Calculus

Trigonometry

  • Number System
  • HCF
  • LCM
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Age Calculation
  • Time & Work
  • Distances
  • Theory of Equations
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Sequence & Series 
  • Angles
  • Lines
  • Triangles
  • Circles
  • Areas and Volumes – Rectangles
  • Squares
  • Triangles
  • Circles
  • Cubes
  • Cones
  • Spheres
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Maxima and Minima
  • Function
  • Trigonometric Ratios
  • Heights and Distances

CAT 2018 Exam Pattern

The Indian Institute of Management- Calcutta has released the details about CAT exam pattern. The exam pattern for the current year has been slightly changed and the same has been continued since 2014.

Though there had been numerous changes in the CAT Exam Pattern for last 4 years, the basic structure remains the same. According to the revised examination structure, the CAT examination will comprise of 3 sections and will be conducted for 100 marks. The time duration for each section will be 60 minutes.

CAT Exam Pattern:


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