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The CAT exam is a computer-based test conducted by the IIMs to evaluate the aptitude of prospective students seeking admission to their post-graduate management programs. The exam is held once a year, usually in November or December, and is one of India's most competitive MBA entrance exams

The minimum eligibility criteria to appear in CAT exam is graduation in any stream. Read below detailed CAT eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree with minimum 50 per cent aggregate or equivalent CGPA (45 per cent aggregate for SC, ST and PWD/DA category) from a recognised university to appear in CAT 2024.
  • The education mode of the bachelor's degree can be regular or distance learning, but should be a 3-year programme.
  • Candidates who have completed a professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA/FCA) with the required percentage can also appear for CAT
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification or awaiting the result are also eligible to appear for CAT 2024 exam.

The CAT exam pattern was revised majorly in 2020. The total time duration of the exam was reduced from 180 to 120 minutes and the sectional time limit was reduced from 60 to 40 minutes for each section. The number of exam slots was increased from two to three. Along with the reduction in CAT exam duration, the total number of questions was also reduced. The CAT 2020 question paper had only 76 questions in total. Cat 2023 also had the same pattern. Some important topics for cat 2024 are -:

CAT Syllabus sectionsCAT Syllabus topics
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. VA(Para jumbles, Para Summary, Sentence completion, Odd sentence out) RC(Facts-Inference-Judgement, Critical Reasoning, Analysis of Passage, Themes of RC passage)
Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation  LR(Arrangement, Games & Tournaments, Routes & Networks, Binary Logic) DI(Venn diagram, Pie table and line charts, Missing DI, Mixed DI, Bar Graph, Triangular Bar)
Quantitative Aptitude Arithmetic, Geometry, Algebra, Number system, Modern Maths.   

Verbal Ability (VA) 24 40 Minutes 72
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (LR & DI) 20 40 Minutes 60
Quantitative Ability (QA) 22 40 Minutes 66
Total Question = 66 Total time =2 hours   228

Verbal Ability (VA) 24 40 Minutes 72
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (LR & DI) 20 40 Minutes 60
Quantitative Ability (QA) 22 40 Minutes 66
Total Question = 66 Total time =2 hours   198

Why choose TCM Education for CAT preparation?

At TCM Education, we offer comprehensive and personalized coaching for the CAT exam. Our expert faculty members have years of experience in coaching students for the CAT exam and can provide you with the proper guidance and support to crack the exam with ease.

We offer a range of study materials, mock tests, and practice papers designed to help you master the CAT exam syllabus. Additionally, our online classes and doubt-solving sessions can provide you the flexibility and convenience to learn from your home.

Our Results: Over the 18 years, we have helped numerous students achieve their dreams of admission to top-ranked central universities in India. Our students have consistently performed well in the CAT exam, and many have pursued successful careers in their respective fields.

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