Exam Details - Maharashtra Institute of Management Common Admission Test Entrance Examination (CAT)


CAT, abbreviated for Common Admission Test is a mandatory entrance examination for several other leading institutes like Kirloskar Institute of Management, Mudra Institute of Communication (MICA) Ahmedabad, Nirma Institute of Management, S.P. Jain Institute, TAPAI and few others in Maharashtra state.

Common Admission Test - CAT


CAT, abbreviated for Common Admission Test is the stepping stone for MBA aspirants to get admitted in reputed management schools of India. It is conducted by "Indian Institutes of Management - IIMs" for admission to various levels of management courses like MBA, PGDM etc. Apart from the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) located at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Indore, and Kozhikode.

Maharashtra CAT Entrance Examination


CAT is also a mandatory entrance examination for several other leading institutes like Kirloskar Institute of Management, Mudra Institute of Communication (MICA) Ahmedabad, Nirma Institute of Management, S.P. Jain Institute, TAPAI and few others.

Pattern of CAT Test


Common Admission Test (CAT) is a 2 ½ hours test, usually comprising of four sub sections:

¦ Quantitative Ability – QA
¦ Data Interpretation – DI
¦ Reading Comprehension – RC
¦ Verbal Ability – VA

* Students are advised to take a note - CAT test pattern keeps changing every year with number of questions varying between 75 - 150. Even the duration of the test is not fixed and keeps changing from 2 - 2 ½ hours.

Quantitative Ability (QA)

¦ The questions are designed to stress more on reasoning skills of the candidates, rather than on their computational skills.
¦ The level of difficulty of this section is perceived to be higher because the questions are not only lengthy to read but at times require more effort in terms of understanding and solving.

Data Interpretation (DI)

¦ As the name suggests, this section presents data to the candidate in forms such as caselets, pie diagrams, bar graphs, etc and questions are set to evaluate the candidate’s skills at analyzing the given information.
¦ Data Sufficiency questions in this section are based on basic mathematics (at times Data Sufficiency is a part of the Quantitative Ability section).

Reading Comprehension (RC)

¦ CAT usually has 6-8 passages in the RC section, with an overall length of 4500-5500 words and about 50 questions to answer in a span of about 30 minutes. However this too can vary according to the level of difficulty of questions.

Verbal Ability (VA)

¦ This section explores your understanding of the English Language and also tests you on Reasoning Skills.
¦ The questions in this section typically comprise sentence correction, sentence sequencing, verbal reasoning etc.




Subjects

Mathematics
English

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