CAT 2022

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CAT 2022 Exam Date: 27th Novemeber, 2022 (Expected)
CAT 2022 Results: 1st week January 2023 (Expected)

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Introduction

Common Admission Test (CAT) is an all-India examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) as entrance exam to select candidates for admission to various management programmes. Along with IIMs, many other institutes like Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Management Development Institute (MDI), Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), IMT Ghaziabad, IIT-MBAs etc use CAT score in their admission process.

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CAT 2021 Topper List

CAT is usually the first stage in the selection process. The institutes prepare a shortlist of candidates based on the CAT score and several other criteria like 10th class, 12th class and Graduation percentage and work experience. The selection criteria and weightage assigned to each criterion, including CAT score might vary from institute to institute.

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Important Dates

Event Important Dates
CAT 2022 Notification 4th week of July, 2022
CAT 2022 Registration starts

1st week of August, 2022

CAT 2022 Application last date

3rd week of September, 2022

Release of Admit Card

1st week of October, 2022

CAT 2022 Exam date 27th November 2022, ( Expected)
Answer key release 1st week of December, 2022 
Results 1st Week, January 2023, (Expected)

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria has not changed. The applicant must satisfy the following requirements:

1)  The applicant should be a graduate or must be in the final year of graduation

2) The applicant must have a minimum of 50% in graduation (45% for SC/ST/PWD categories) or an equivalent CGPA.

CAT Exam Pattern

CAT 2022 is 120-minute online exam with no breaks in between. 

There will be three sections - 

1.Verbal Ability

2. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 

3. Quantitative Ability

Each correct answer is awarded 3 marks and each wrong answer carries a penalty of -1 marks. Some questions are Type-in-the-answer (TITA) questions. The marking scheme for TITA questions is +3 marks for the correct answer and no negative mark for the wrong answer. No marks are awarded for unattempted questions.

There might be a sectional time limit of 40 minutes for each section and candidates are not allowed to switch between the sections. Candidates are expected to perform well in all the sections and most of the institutes accepting CAT score for admission have sectional cut-offs in additional to overall cut-off.

The number of questions in each section will be known only on the exam day. Expected no. of questions is given below.

SECTIONEXPECTED DURATIONEXPECTED NUMBER OF QUESTIONS
Verbal Ability40 minutes

24

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning40 minutes

20

Quantitative Ability40 minutes

22

Overall120 minutes

66

Syllabus

CAT does not have a defined syllabus. 2 sections out of the 3 do not require you to memorise even basic formulae.

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The CAT exam consists of three sections:

  1. Quantitative Ability
  2. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
  3. Verbal Ability

Quantitative Ability

The first section can be broadly divided into the following topics:

  1. Number Systems
  2. Linear Equations
  3. Inequalities
  4. Quadratic Equations
  5. Progressions and Series
  6. Averages, Ratio and Proportion
  7. Time, Distance and Work
  8. Profit, Loss and Interest
  9. Logarithms, Surds and Indices
  10. Probability, Combinatorics
  11. Venn Diagrams
  12. Functions, Graphs and Statistics
  13. Geometry
  14. Data Sufficiency

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

The second section can be broadly divided into the following topics:

  1. Data Interpretation
  2. Logical Reasoning

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

The third section can be broadly divided into the following topics:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Para Jumbles
  3. Para Completion and Summary
  4. Odd sentence out

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