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CAT Exam 2019 Notification

About CAT Exam

CAT is an acronym for Common Aptitude Test. CAT Exam is a national level entrance examination for taking admission in Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and other top management college of India for the courses of MBA, PGDM and other management courses in India. It is a computer based test (CBT). CAT Exam scheduled annually and conducted by one of the 20 IIMs on rotational basis. 

History of CAT Exam

Before 2009, CAT exam exam was conducted on paper basis. From 2009, CAT exam has been conducting Computer Based Test (CBT). Initially, the responsibility of CBT based CAT exam was taken by an American company PROMETRIC from 2009 to 2013. But due to technical issues on server during the CAT exam, the conducting responsibility by PROMETRIC was aborted. Since 2014, the CAT exam has been conducted by TCS (Tata Consulting Service)

CAT Exam 2019 Important Dates

The important dates of CAT exam 2019 are given below. It is taken from its official websites of conducting body of the examination.

Official Notification First Week of July 2019
Registration Start Date First Week of August 2019
Registration Last Date Last Week of September 2019
Release of Admit Card October to 24 November 2019
Exam Dates 24 November 2019 (Sunday)
Result Second Week of January 2020

CAT Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria 

As per official eligibility criteria of conducting bodies of CAT, the candidates who follow the following parameters are eligibility for CAT Exam 2019:

Qualification: Candidates must completed his/her Bachelor’s Degree (B.A., B.Com, B.Sc. BCA and other bachelors degree).

Minimum Marks: Candidates must qualify the above degree with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (minimum 45% marks for SC/ST/PwD categories).

Appearing Final Exam 2019: Candidates who are appearing for their final exam in 2019 and waiting his/her results can apply for the CAT Exam 2019.

Age: There is no age bar restriction in the CAT examination. 

CAT Exam 2019 Application Form

The application form filling of CAT Exam 2019 can be completed by the following steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website iimcat.ac.in and then click REGISTRATION FOR NEW USER. A registration for user profile form will opened.

Step 2: Enter your personal details like Name, Age Qualification, Location, Address, mobile number, Email ID etc. The mobile number and email ID must be verified by OTP.

Step 3: After verification of Mobile number and Email ID, the candidate get the login credential to login for application process.

Step 4: After login in step 3, CAT 2019 Application form will appear.

Step 5: In CAT 2019 Application form, the candidates will have to enter personal and contact details as well as details about their academic qualification, work experience, preference of program and exam center etc.

Step 6: After completing the personal details, the candidates need to scan scanned images of their recent photograph, signature and category certificate (SC, ST, NC-OBC and PwD category).

Step 7: Check all the details carefully that you enter and then click SAVE & CONTINUE. 

Step 8: After that the candidates need to pay the application fee using Credit/ Debit card, Net Banking and Cash Card & Wallet. For This candidates need to fill the necessary fields with payment details on the bank page and save the receipt of the online transaction as proof of payment.

Step 9: After successful submission the CAT 2019 Application form, the candidates will receive an email related to the status of application form. Take a print out of the application form for further correspondence.

CAT Exam 2019 Application Fee Details

The registration process of CAT Exam 2019 is completed after the successful payment of its application fee, which are as below.

For General/OBC Candidates: Rs. 1800

For SC/ST: Rs. 900

For PwD: Rs. 900

CAT Exam 2019 Admit Card

From the second week of October 2019, the candidates who completed their CAT Exam 2019 application form successfully, can download their admit cards from the official website of CAT. The conducting body of CAT will not send hard copies of the hall ticket by post. To download the CAT Exam 2019 admit card, follow the following steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website iimcat.ac.in and login with his credential.

Step 2: Click on Download Admit Card to access the hall ticket of CAT Exam 2019.

Step 3: The downloading process of admit card will start and please check his details and take a printout of this admit card.

CAT Exam 2019 Exam Pattern

CAT Exam 2019 is a computer based test and it is a single day with two session exam. The exam pattern of CAT Exam 2019 is as below.

Sections Subjects Time Allotted Number of Questions Total Marks
I Verbal Ability Reading Comprehension 60 minutes 34 102
II Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 60 minutes 32 96
III Quantitative Ability 60 minutes 34 102
Total 180 minutes 100 300

There will be NO NEGATIVE negative marks for subjective type questions, For MCQs type question, ONE MARK will be deducted for the wrong answer.

CAT Exam 2019 Result

CAT Exam 2019 Result will be declared by the conducting body in the second week of January 2020. The results will be announced on the official CAT website. The CAT Exam 2019 Result will contain the sectional and overall marks and percentile obtained by the candidate in the exam. To get the CAT Exam 2019 Result, do the following steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website iimcat.ac.in and Click on download CAT 2019 Result.

Step 2: Enter your User ID and Password to get the CAT 2019 Result.

Step 3: Download the CAT 2019 Result and take print out copies for future reference.

CAT Exam 2019 Syllabus

In CAT exam pattern, there are 3 sections in the paper. 

Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Syllabus

In this section I, the questions are the topics of Verbal reasoning, antonyms and synonyms, analogies and reverse analogies, sentence correction, facts inference judgments, critical reasoning, fill in the blanks, syllogism, summary questions, passage based questions.

Section II: Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Syllabus

In this section II, the questions are the topics of Area graph, Venn diagram, Line and Pie Charts, Column and Bar graphs, Case lets and Tables.

Section III: Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

In this section III, the questions are of the following topics of Mathematics are asked: Number system, Geometry, Algebra, Permutation and Combination, Mixtures and Allegations, Ratio & Proportion, Logarithm, Time & Work, Functions, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry and Mensuration.

CAT Maths Questions Bank

CAT Quantitative Aptitude 

In CAT examination, one of the three section of CAT papers is quantitative aptitude. In this, there are following topics of Mathematics are included.

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NUMBER SYSTEMS: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Natural, Whole, Real, Rational, Irrational Number Properties
Divisibility Rules
Factorial & Its Properties
Remainder & Factors
Prime, Even Odd Numbers
Exponent of Prime Numbers
Number of Digits
Last Digit, Last Two Digits, Last Three Digits
Successive Division
Binary System & Decimal System

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HCF & LCM: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

HCF
LCM
Relation Between HCF & LCM
HCF & LCM of Decimals & Fractions

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SET THEORY: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Definition of Sets
Subset of Sets
Proper & Improper Set
Null Sets
Union & Intersection of Sets

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ALGEBRA: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Linear Equations
System of Linear Equations
Linear Equation of Integers Solutions
Quadratic Equations
Relation Between Roots & Coefficients
Quadratic Expression & Its Graph
Logarithmic Equation & In-equations
Exponential Equation & In-equations

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INEQUALITY: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

AM-GM Inequality
Cauchy-Schwartz Inequality
Some More Inequalities Related Factorials

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FUNCTIONS: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Real Functions
Relations & Function
Domain & Range of Function
Composition of Functions
Inverse Function
Graph of Various Functions

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PERMUTATION & COMBINATION: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Permutation
Combination
Circular Combination
Pigeon Hole Principle
Dearrangement Theory
Other Properties of PnC

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PROBABILITY: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Basic Probability
Mutually Exclusive Events
Independent Events 
Binomial Probability
Total Probability
Bays Probability etc

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SEQUENCE & SERIES: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Arithmetic Progression
Geometric progression
Harmonic Progression
AM GM HM
Sequence by Using Recursive Relation

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LOGARITHM: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Basic Logarithm
Logarithmic Rules
Find Number of Digits in an
Antilogarithm

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GEOMETRY: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Lines & Angles
Triangles
Quadrilateral
Circles

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MENSURATION: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Perimeter & Area of 2D Figures
Surface Area & Volume of 3D Figures

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TRIGONOMETRY: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Trigonometric Ratios and Identities
Height & Distance

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CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Basic Co-ordinate Geometry
Distance Formula
Section Formula
Area of Triangle, Centroid, Incenter of Triangle
Equation of Straight Lines

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PERCENTAGE: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Basic Percentage
Increasing & Decreasing Percentage

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PROFIT & LOSS: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Profit & Loss
Profit & Loss Percentage

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SI & CI: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Simple Interest
Compound Interest

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Ratio, Proportion & Variation: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Ratio
Proportion
Comparison of Ratios
Variation etc

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AVERAGE: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Arithmetic Mean
Weighted Mean etc

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TIME & DISTANCE: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Time, Distance & Speed
Trains Problems
Boat & Stream Problems
Average Speed etc

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ALLEGATION & MIXTURE: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Simple Mixture
Compound Mixture etc

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TIME & WORK: In this topics, the questions are of the following sub-topics:

Work Related Types of Problems
Pipes & Cistern etc