CAT Syllabus 2015 PDF, Exam Pattern, Previous Paper Download at

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CAT Syllabus 2015 Pattern, previous year question paper with solutions, exam date, study material, question paper book, sample question paper is now available to download at

CAT Previous Year Question Paper with Solutions PDF: Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the institutes for business and management education which are handled by the Human Resource Department of Indian Government. Very famous CAT will be taken soon by IIMs to get admission in various management institutes, so those who had applied for this can are looking for the IIM CAT 2015 here we have provided it, so take a look.

After completed online application process successfully all the applied candidates are looking for the current year examination rules and regulations. What should be the syllabus for the examination? What will the paper pattern? How to marks offered for every section? What should be the breakup points? All the questions are striking in the mind of the candidates who have applied for the current year examination.

Syllabus : With the help of Syllabus of Particular Exam You can can set your mind and through Exam Pattern you can manage your timing during exam preparation and during exam as well.

CAT Syllabus 2015:

Here we have try to provide you the best possible details about the CAT examination so that with the help of referring this content you may come to know about  each and every details about the CAT examination for the current year. According to the information the CAT examination for the current year will be held as on 29th November, 2015 at various pre-decided places across the India within 136 cities and 650 test site. Last year number of 99 cities and 354 test site.

As we know that the CAT examination is a computer based entrance examination so during the examination all the applied students are provided a computer system and a paper for working notes and calculations. A part from IIMs various others Indian Management Institutes support CAT means CAT score is valid for those institutes also to get admission.

After applying for this first thing candidates are searching is exam pattern and syllabus. This time IIMs have made some changes to their exam pattern, so to know details about it kindly refer this article and you will came to know all the changes.

CAT 2015 Exam Pattern:

Sr. No. Section Number of Questions Time Duration
 1 Quantitative Ability  34 1 Hour
2 Verbal Ability & Reading 34 1 Hour
3 Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 32 1 Hour
 Total 100 180 min.


Significant Changes in CAT 2015:

  • CAT will have a new section called Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR).
  • QA and VRC will have 34 questions each, and DILR will have 32 question will be asked.
  • No switching to other sections while answering question in one.
  • Section will shift to next one after candidates spend 60 minutes on it.
  • Candidates can select four test cities in order of preference. Allotment of sessions will be random.
  • Test duration has also increased from 170 minutes to 180 minutes.
  • Written answers will be introduced along with multiple-choice questions (MCQ)
  • Test will be held at 650 centres across 136 cities on 29th November, 2015
  • Tutorials to understand new exam format will be available on CAT website from 15th October, 2015

CAT 2015 Syllabus:

(A) CAT 2015 Syllabus Quantitative Ability:

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Number System
  • Modern Mathematics
  • Higher Maths
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonomentry

(B) CAT 2015 Syllabus for Data Interpretation:

  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph
  • Line Graph
  • Tables
  • Combination of Graphs
  • Caselet
  • Data Sufficiency

(C) CAT 2015 Syllabus for Logical Reasoning:

  • Data Arrangement
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Blood Relations
  • Family Tree
  • Venn Diagram
  • Matching Puzzles
  • Constraint Based Puzzles
  • Syllogism
  • Proposition
  • Assumptions
  • Statements
  • Binary Logic
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Sets

(D) CAT 2015 Syllabus for Verbal Ability:

  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumble
  • Para Completion
  • Fact Inference Judgment
  • Word Usage (Vocabulary)
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Grammar

Admissions process also consist Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) after this written exam but these processes are not for all institutes. Some IIMs follow this procedure for admission, so candidates have to be ready for this also.

Download CAT 2015 Admit Card

Important Dates Remind:

  • Admit Card Release on: 25th October, 2015 (01:00 PM)
  • Exam Dates: 29th November, 2015
  • Results: 2nd Week of January, 2016.

Important Links:

Download CAT Syllabus 2015 PDF

Official Website:

Hope above article will help you to get important details about Syllabus of CAT 2015, exam pattern, study material, previous papers etc. Aspirant can comment us their related query below.

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