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CAT Syllabus 2021: Here you can check the CAT 2021 Syllabus and Course details in the academic year of 2021. It has been organized by  IIMS (Indian Institutes of Management). Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national level entrance examination organized by IIMS on a rotational basis every year. This entrance test is conducted to offer admission into management programs in so many colleges and institutions situated in India. A number of private & government management institutions provide admission into MBA programs through CAT scores. In this article, candidates will get to know the details related to CAT 2021.

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CAT Syllabus 2021 – Important Dates

CAT 2021 EventsCAT 2021 Dates
CAT 2020 notification releaseAugust 2020
CAT Registrations start5th August 2020
Registrations endSeptember 23, 2020
CAT form correctionLast week of September 2020
CAT mock test and official tutorial releaseSecond week of October 2020
Admit card release28th October 2020
CAT 2020 exam29th November 2020
Answer key releaseA week after the exam
Result declarationThe first week of January 2021

CAT 2021 eligibility criteria

  • Any student having a graduation degree with an aggregate of 50% marks (45% for reserved category) can apply for CAT 2021.
  • Candidates in their final year of graduation Course are also eligible to apply.

CAT 2020 Registration/Application Process

CAT 2020 registrations will start on 5th August 2020. The candidates will be required to fill an online application form and pay the requisite fee to register for the exam. The CAT 2021 application form will be available on IIMCAT (CAT 2020) website. Given below is the step by step process of CAT 2021 registration:

  • Open the CAT 2021 website in a new window
  • Click on new registrations
  • Enter personal details like name, date of birth, phone number and email ID
  • An OTP will be sent to your email ID
  • Use that OTP to authenticate phone number and email ID and follow further instructions
  • Upload scanned signature and image in prescribed dimension and make fee payment to complete CAT registration process

CAT 2021 Registration Fees

CAT 2021 registration fee is different for general and reserved category candidates. Check the category-wise CAT exam fees:

CategoryCAT fees
General/NC-OBCRs 1900

CAT Exam Syllabus 2021

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Syllabus
Verbal Reasoning Syllabus
Number SystemsTablesEnglish Usage or Grammar
Profit, Loss, and DiscountCaseletsVocabulary Based (Synonyms/ Antonyms)
LCM and HCFBar GraphsFill in the blanks
Speed, Time and DistanceLine ChartsSentence Correction
PercentagesColumn GraphsCloze Passage
Time and WorkVenn DiagramsJumbled Paragraph
Ratio and ProportionPie ChartMeaning-Usage Match
AveragesOther Basic Reasoning QuestionsAnalogies or Reverse Analogies
Quadratic Equations & Linear EquationsCalendarsSummary Questions
Complex NumbersNumber and Letter SeriesVerbal Reasoning
Simple and Compound InterestClocksFacts-Inferences-Judgments
LogarithmVenn DiagramsReading Comprehension
Sequences and SeriesCubes
InequalitiesSeating Arrangement
ProbabilityBinary Logic
Surds and IndicesLogical Matching
Set Theory & FunctionLogical Sequence
Permutation and CombinationSyllogism
Mixtures and AlligationsLogical Connectives
TrigonometryBlood Relations
Coordinate Geometry

CAT 2021 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

CAT exam pattern 2021 is likely to remain the same as that of CAT 2021, barring a change in the topic-wise distribution of questions. Given below are the key points of the CAT exam pattern.

CAT exam pattern: Highlights
Exam timingsSlot 1: 9 am to 12 pm; Slot 2: 2 pm to 5 pm
Number of sectionsThree
Names of the sections
  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
  • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (QA)
Duration of exam60 minutes per section (Total 180 minutes)
Language of question paperEnglish
Total number of questions100
Section-wise number of questionsVARC -34

DILR- 32

QA – 34

Number of answer choicesFour
Type of questionsMCQs and Non-MCQs
Section-wise difficulty levelARC – Easy to moderate

DILR- Moderate to difficult

QA – Difficult

Total marks300
Marking Scheme
  • 3 marks for each right question
  • Negative marking of 1/3 for each wrong MCQ
  • No negative marking in non-MCQs

How to Download CAT Syllabus 2021

The following are the steps to download the CAT (Common Admission Test) Syllabus 2021 is as given below.

  • Firstly, visit the official website of CAT.
  • The home page will be available on the screen.
  • Next, you can search the Syllabus and click on it.
  • Time Table details are available now.
  • Select your category and search.
  • Finally, download the time table and take a hard copy for future reference.

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