- Simple Future Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks)
- Practice Test: Blood Relations
- Practice Test: Averages - 1
- Test: Venn Diagrams- 1
- Practice Test: Simple Present Tense- 1
- Test: Syllogism- 1
- Practice Test: Nouns- 1
- Practice Test: Pie Chart - 1
- Practice Test: Percentages- 1
- Test: Spellings- 1
- Test: Sentence Correction- 1
- Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3
- Test: Sentence Improvement- 1
- Practice Test: Table Charts - 1
- Practice Test: Seating Arrangement - 1

- Overview with Examples: Number Series
- Overview: Averages
- Is it true that IIMs don't call based on Merit ?
- XAT: Important Dates, Eligibility, Registration Process, and Exam Pattern
- Linear & Circular Arrangement
- Overview: Time & Work
- Shortcut Techniques: Number System
- Linear Arrangement Problems
- B-School Interview: Why MBA?
- Overview: Syllogism
- Perfect Square
- 6 Golden Rules for Comprehension
- Eligibility Criteria, Pattern, Dates, Colleges & others: CAT
- Reciprocals & LCM Method: Time & Work
- Table Chart based Questions

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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CAT Interview Preparation Guide

- How many pairs of consecutive prime numbers are there?
- a)1
- b)2
- c)Infinite
- d)No Such Pairs

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer? - Points D, E and F lie on the sides AB, BC and AC of triangle ABC. The ratio AD : DB is 1 : 3, BE : EC is 3 : 2 and CF : FA is 4 : 1. Find the ratio of area of triangle DEF to that of triangle ABC. Referral Code- sameer.yt a. 11 : 54 b. 9 : 50 c. 2 : 9 d. 1 : 9?
- Two lines 5x-y=1 & x+5y= -5√2 are perpendicular to each other form a triangle find its area ?
- The Committee for North-East Indian Sports Development organizes an annual sports meet for the seven north eastern states of India. For every sporting event, the top three winners are awarded medals viz. gold, silver and bronze. However, more or less than three medals are never awarded. The graph below shows the number of medals won by these seven states in the last three years. The total gold medals given out in this period were 139. Assam’ performance in 2013 was better than that in 2014 but not as good as that in 2015.
*Q. What is the difference in the medal tallies of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram in 2013, 2014 and 2015 respectively?*- a)1, 3, 4
- b)2, 2, 0
- c)4, 1, 2
- d)2, 3, 1

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer? - Thirty men can do a piece of work in 24 days In how many days can 20 men do the work given that the time spent per day is increased by one-third of the previous time?
- Directions to SolveIn each of the following questions, arrange the given words in a meaningful sequence and thus find the correct answer from alternatives.
**Question -**Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence.1. Sea 2. Rivulet 3. Ocean 4. River 5. Glacier- a)5, 2, 1, 3, 4
- b)5, 2, 4, 1, 3
- c)5, 4, 2, 3, 1
- d)5, 4, 3, 2, 1

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

For the following questions answer them individually

Five sentences related to a topic are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a meaningful and coherent short paragraph. Identify the odd one out.

1) Displacement in Bengal is thus not very significant in view of its magnitude.

2) A factor of displacement in Bengal is the shifting course of the Ganges leading to erosion of river banks.

3) The nature of displacement in Bengal makes it an interesting case study.

4) Since displacement due to erosion is well spread over a long period of time, it remains invisible.

5) Rapid displacement would have helped sensitize the public to its human costs.Correct answer is '5'. Can you explain this answer?- An analysis conducted by three B-schools about the MBA aspirants appearing for entrance exams shows that 20000 students appear in entrance exam of college A, 15000 students appear in entrance exam of college B and 30000 do not appear in entrance exam of college C. Also, 5000 students do not appear in any of the exams. If students have appeared in entrance exam of at most two colleges and those who appear for C do not appear for any other college, then find the number of students who appear for both A and B.Correct answer is '10000'. Can you explain this answer?
- E is a point on the side AB of a rectangle ABCD, the adjacent sides of which are in the ratio 2 : 1. If ∠AED = ∠DEC, then what is the measure of ∠AED?(2013)
- a)15°
- b)45°
- c)75°
- d)Either (a) or (c)

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer? - The length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is 240 units. The perimeter of the given triangle is a perfect square. If the perimeter of the given triangle is greater than 550 units, then which of the following can be the length of a side of the given right-angled triangle?(2014)
- a)192 units
- b)168 units
- c)144 units
- d)Both (a) and (c)

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer? - Krunal played 11 matches in Indian Cricket T-20 championship. Average runs scored by him in 11 matches was 16. His runs scored in n
^{th}match was 2 less than that of the (n - l)^{th}match. Find the average runs scored by him in third and ninth match.- a)8
- b)11
- c)16
- d)20

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer? - Don't be so hard on yourself. It just ______ (could / be) a more difficult test than usual.Correct answer is 'could have been'. Can you explain this answer?
- Find the sum of 10 terms of 1 11 111 1111 .?
- There are five teams - Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, Spain and Turkey playing in a tournament where each team plays against every other team only once. These are the following possibilities: each match can result in a draw where each team scores two points; or a team can win where it scores three points, while the losing team scores one point.If all the five teams have an equal score, what is the number of points scored by each team?
- a)5
- b)6
- c)7
- d)8

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer? - Q1: A steel bar ABCD consists of three sections: AB is of 30mm diameter and 100 mm long, BC is 20 mm square and 400 mm long, and CD is of 12 mm diameter and 200mm long. The bar is subjected to an axial compressive load which induces a stress of 50 MN / (m ^ 2) on the largest cross-section. Determine the total decrease in the length of the bar when the load is applied. For steel E = 210GN / (m ^ 2) .?