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CAT 2020: Important Dates [Official], Application, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Result

The Common Admission Test or CAT 2020 notification is expected to be announced in July and the exam will be conducted on the last sunday of November or first Sunday of December. CAT is conducted by one of the IIM on a rotational basis in various cities all across India. This exam is a gateway to India’s top MBA institutes, the IIMs and over 1200 other business schools. Every year about 2.4 lakh candidates register for the CAT exam. CAT 2019 was conducted by IIM Kozhikode on 24 November, 2019 and the CAT result was announced on 4, January 2020. The name of the CAT convening institute for the 2020 exam will be announced in the month of May. CAT 2020 registration will begin in August and close by the end of september.

CAT 2020 Exam Dates

CAT 2020 Syllabus

The CAT syllabus includes three sections- Verbal ability & Reading comprehension, Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation and Quantitative Aptitude. The question from each section will be in MCQ format to be answered in chronological order. There is a sectional time line in CAT exam thus the Candidate must pay equal attention to each section of the syllabus.

The CAT 2020 syllabus is listed below:

Verbal Reading & Reading Comprehension:

Reading Comprehension – questions based on passages

Sentence Correction

Grammar

Analogies

Synonyms and Antonyms

Summary Questions

Fill in the Blanks

Meaning Usage Match

Jumbled Paragraphs

Facts-Inferences-Judgments

Cloze Passage

Sentence Correction

Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation:

Venn Diagrams

Seating Arrangement

Logical Matching

Binary Logic

Logical Connectives

Blood Relations

Syllogism

Logical Sequence

Clocks & Calendars

Cubes

Column Graphs

Bar Graphs

Puzzles & Other Basic Reasoning Questions

Caselets

Tables

Sets Line

Charts

Pie Chart

Series

Family Tree

Binary Logic

Data Structure

Coding-Decoding

Data Arrangement

Quantitative Ability:

Trigonometry

Averages

Probability

Mensuration

Ratio and Proportion

Coordinate Geometry & Geometry

Surds and Indices

Permutation and Combination

Mixtures and Alligations

Time and Work

Complex Numbers

LCM and HCF

Number Systems

Inequalities

Profit, Loss and Discount

Percentages

Speed, Time and Distance

Simple and Compound Interest

Quadratic & Linear Equations

Sequences and Series

Set Theory & Function

Logarithm

CAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates having a graduation degree of 50 percent marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for reserved category) can apply for CAT 2020.

Candidates who have completed professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA) with 50% marks or equivalent (45% for reserved category).

Candidates in their final year of graduation degree are also eligible to apply for the CAT Exam.

CAT 2020 Mock Test

CAT 2020 mock tests are essential for every aspirant. They complete your preparation and ensure that you clear the examination with a good score. Candidates can also download the mock test which is now available and practise at home online.These mock tests CAT 2020 have been designed to be solved in under 180 minutes, thus Using the released mock test, the candidates will be able to prepare well for the upcoming examination. Since the mock test will have the same structure as the JEE Main 2020 examination, the candidates will be familiar with the pattern and analyze their preparation. Time management can also be practiced using the mock test.

CAT Exam Pattern 2020

CAT 2020 Exam pattern is prescribed by the IIMs. It is likely to remain the same as that of cat 2019, barring a few changes in topic wise distribution of questions. Given below are the key points of CAT exam Pattern to help candidates in making a CAT preparation Plan.

CAT exam pattern; Highlights

CAT Questions Paper

Past year questions papers for CAT 2020 are made available by Edurev to make students thorough with the exam pattern. So, they must seriously solve CAT 2020 questions papers and leave no stone unturned for their exam preparation. They can also find a solution document for each paper. It will help them to understand the difficulty level of the paper and what type of questions can be expected in the exam. It also helps in reducing their exam anxiety and gives them the confidence to write the exam. These CAT 2020 question papers will help students evaluate their preparation level and accordingly they can work to improve their performance.

CAT 2020 Registration Cum Application Process

CAT 2020 Registration will begin in the first week of August and conclude by the third week of september. The candidates will be required to fill an online application form and pay the required fee to register for the exam. The CAT 2020 Application form will be available on IIMCAT (CAT 2020) website. Given below is the step by step process of CAT 2020 Registration:

Open CAT 2020 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 the Candidates 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 2020 Admit card

CAT 2020 Admit card will be issued only to the registered candidates. The admit card will be issued online to be downloaded from the official website. Candidates can download their card 2020 from the scheduled date to the exam.

How to download the CAT 2020 Admit Card.

Open CAT 2020 website in a new window

Click on login

Go to admit card tab

Click on download button to save a copy of CAT admit card

The CAT admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam hall. The candidates should make sure that they carry two copies of CAT 2020Admit card and a photo ID card issued by the government of India to the exam Hall.

CAT 2020 Result

CAT result 2020 will be announced in the first week of January 2021. The Result cum scorecard will be available for download on the official website of the IIMCAT. The CAT 2020 result cum scorecard will contain each candidate’s scaled scores (sectional and overall) and percentile (sectional and overall). The CAT 2020 result will be valid for admission to MBA batch of 2021-2023.

How to download CAT 2020 result

Open the CAT 2020 website on a new window

Click on login

Go to scorecard tab

Click on the download button and save a copy of the CAT result cum scorecard.

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- Select a figure from amongst the answer figures which will continue the same series as established by 5 problem figures.
- a)1
- b)2
- c)3
- d)4
- e)5

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer? - Raman starts walking in the morning facing the Sun. After sometime, he turned to the left. Later again he turned to his left. At what direction is Raman moving now ?
- a)East
- b)West
- c)South
- d)North

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer? - ?
- I am not going to take classes for CAT. I'm planning to prepare it by watching video lectures so can anyone kindly tell me as to whose video lectures should I watch and from which platform or source? It'll also be great if anyone contacts me to tell me and guide me about there approach for preparing for CAT. Anyone?
- A timer, having digits from 0 to 9 is replaced with a timer having digits from 0 to 4. Timers are used to count seconds. Hence, after the digit reaches a value of 4 in any position, it gets reset to zero and the digit to the left of this digit increases by 1. For example, at the completion of fourth second after the start, the counter will show 0004; but at the completion of fifth second it will show 0010. What will the counter show at the completion of 8th minute?
- a)0013
- b)0341
- c)0143
- d)1340

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer? - When will mcc start the neet 2021 counselling?
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- Ramu sells milk after adulterating X litres of pure milk with 0.75 litres of tap water. If he sold milk after adulterating X litres of pure milk with 0.75 litres of mineral water instead, his profit would reduce by 15%. What is the cost of pure milk per litre? (The cost of mineral water is Rs. 12 per litre and tap water comes for free. Ramu always sells at cost price.?
- Mr. and Mrs. Shukla travel from City A to City B and break the journey at City C in between. Somewhere between City A and City B, Mrs. Shukla asks, ''How far have we travelled?'' Mr. Shukla replies, ''Half as far as the distance from here to City C.'' Somewhere between City C and City B, exactly 200 km from the point where she asked the first question, Mrs. Shukla asks, ''How far do we have to go?'' Mr. Shukla replies, Half as far as the distance from City C to here.''
**Q. Find the distance (in km) between City A and City B.**- a)50
- b)100
- c)200
- d)300

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer? - Complement of DFA that accept those strings where after each ‘ a , always ‘ b ‘ appears ,is the DFA that accept those string where after ‘ a ‘ never ‘ b ‘ appears

2) In a language – no. of state in minimal NFA is n, then in worst case , maximum no. of state in equivalent DFA is 2n .

3) Minimal DFA always contains only one dead state? - X ltd forfeited 1000 equity shares of rupees 10 each issued at a premium of rupee 3 per share for non payment?
- Find the smallest number that leaves a remainder of 4 on division by 5, 5 on division by 6, 6 on division by 7, 7 on division by 8, and 8 on division by 9?
- a)5435
- b)4980
- c)2519
- d)2577

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer? - After receiving two successive hikes, Karun’s salary became equal to 15/8 times of his initial salary. By how much percent was the salary raised the first time if the second raise was twice as high (in percent) as?
- 128 players start in the men's singles at a tennis tournament, where in this number reduces to half on every succeeding round. How many matches are played totally in the event?
- a)63
- b)48
- c)127
- d)64

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer? - The difference between simple interest and compound on Rs. 900 for one year at 10% per annum reckoned half-yearly is:
- a)Rs. 3
- b)Rs. 2.25
- c)Rs. 4.5
- d)Rs. 4

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?