Introduction to CAT in Sion
Common Admission Test (CAT), is computer-based test held in India. Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) conducts CAT exam to shortlist the highly qualified candidates for the postgraduate management programme. CAT exam is conducted every year by one of the IIMs institutes in India as per the policy. On basis of CAT exam, IIMs and many other B schools in India, offer admission to MBA, PGDM and likewise programs.CAT (Common Admission Test) is the premier all India management entrance exam conducted by IIMs. Last year 2,04,267 students competed for 1550+ seats making it the most competitive exam in the country.
Q. What is the syllabus of CAT ?
A. CAT syllabus is defined by IIMCAT and remains the same every year apart from slight change in the number of questions topic-wise within the sections. As per the CAT 2019 notification, no changes have been made in syllabus for CAT 2019 exam.
CAT syllabus 2019 includes three sections:
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
Quantitative Ability (QA)
The key to success in CAT exam is complete understanding of the CAT syllabus and exam pattern.
Classes in Sion can help with this too
Q. How can one take admission in MBA?
A.There are several MBA entrance exams conducted every year and to get admission in top-notch MBA colleges or universities, you have to score good grades in any of the MBA entrance exams.
Q. How are the marks given for CAT?
Every correct answer carries 3 marks.
Every wrong answer carries -1.
Negative marking do not apply to non-MCQs or TITA (type in the answer) questions.
The order of attempting the sections is pre-determined.
Sections start with VARC, followed by DILR, and ends with QA.
Q. What is the fees to register for CAT exam?
A. The application fee for General category candidates is INR 1800.
The application fee for SC/ST/PWD category candidates is INR 900.
The mode of application fee payment is through Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking.
Q When should I start my CAT preparation?
A. If you are in the pre-final year, i.e., 2nd or 3rd year of graduation then it is the best time to prepare for CAT exam. CAT is a hard nut to crack therefore early preparation of the exam can help you to ace the same with flying colours. Students in the final year of graduation or working professionals need a lot of efforts to prepare for the exam. They must start preparing for the same 6-7 month before.
Q. What is the average fees for CAT Coaching Classes in Mumbai?
A. The fees for CAT coaching in Mumbai may range from INR 35,000 to 50,000 for one year.
Q. What is the eligibility criteria to give CAT exam?
A.In arrange to donate the CAT Exam, the candidates ought to be qualified for it concurring to the CAT Exam Qualification Criteria of 2019. Whereas the official criteria will be informed together with the CAT 2019 Notice, the CAT Exam Qualification 2019 isn't anticipated to alter as well much from the CAT Exam Qualification Criteria of 2018 and CAT Exam Qualification Criteria of 2017.
In order to be qualified for the CAT Exam, the candidate needs to pass at least their Bachelor's degree with at least 50% (for Common Category and for candidates from the NC-OBC caste). For SC/ST and Differently Abled (DA) candidates, the rate required is 45%. For the Degree to be numbered, the University who has granted the degree must be recognized by the MHRD. If the College gives grades or CGPA rather than marks, the transformation figure given by the College shouldbe utilized. On the off chance that there's no transformation calculate indicated by the College, the CGPA should be changed over into ra