CAT 2022 exam in a week; Know syllabus, important topics, exam pattern to score better

CAT 2022: The MBA entrance exam will be held on November 27, 2022. CAT admit card 2022 download link is available on the official website,

CAT 2022 exam in a week; Know syllabus, important topics, exam pattern to score better CAT 2022 syllabus and key-points for better preparation here (Representative image)
Anu Parthiban | Nov 18, 2022 - 12:46 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute Management (IIM) Bangalore will be conducting Common Admission Test 2022 on November 27. The CAT admit card 2022 download is facilitated on the official website,, for the registered candidates. While IIM-B has not released any official CAT 2022 syllabus, students can go through the CAT previous year question papers to know the topics, questions-asked and exam pattern.
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CAT 2022 exam will have sections - verbal ability and reading comprehension (VARC), data interpretation and logical reasoning (DILR), and quantitative aptitude (QA). Students will get 40 minutes for each CAT exam section, whereas PwD students will get 53 minutes 20 seconds.

IIM Bangalore has specified that CAT 2022 question paper will be computer based and have 60 questions for 198 marks. A correct answer will be awarded 3 marks while one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer in the CAT question paper 2022. Non-multiple-choice questions in CAT exam 2022 will not carry negative marking.

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CAT syllabus 2022: Topics

For MBA aspirants appearing for CAT exam 2022, Careers360 has launched a 60-day study plan wherein the entire CAT syllabus has been covered in a timetable for 60 days.

CAT Exam 2022 Sections

Major Topics asked in CAT exam

Sectional Time Duration

CAT VARC Syllabus

  • Para-jumbles

  • Sentence completion

  • Inferences

  • Questions based on reading comprehension and etc

For General: 40 Minutes for each section

For PwD: 53 Minutes 20 Seconds for each section

DILR Syllabus for CAT 2022

  • Graphs

  • Tables

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Syllogism

  • Blood Relation

  • Data Caselets and etc

CAT 2022 Quant Syllabus

  • Time and Work

  • Geometry

  • Algebra

  • Mensuration

  • Number System

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