CAT Exam 2022: 20 important topics to prepare from CAT syllabus

CAT 2022 is to be conducted on November 27. Check 20 important topics of CAT syllabus and its preparation to ace this MBA entrance exam.

CAT Exam 2022: 20 important topics to prepare from CAT syllabus CAT 20 Important Topics
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NEW DELHI: IIM Bangalore will be conducting the CAT exam 2022 on November 27. The CAT 2022 registration window is closed now. Candidates have around 2 months to prepare and complete the CAT syllabus. CAT 2022 will be a computer-based test that not only checks the aptitude and knowledge of the candidates but also the IQ. The authorities will release the CAT 2022 admit card from October 27 onwards till the CAT exam.

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CAT 2022: 20 Important Topics to Prepare

Most of the IIM CAT aspirants are engaged in the preparation of this MBA exam with great enthusiasm and strategies. The CAT exam question paper will have all three sections of Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation. However, there are 20 important CAT exam topics which can be pointed out to be quite important after analysing the CAT exam pattern 2022. Candidates must give adequate attention to these topics to score 99+ percentile in this IIM CAT exam 2022.

CAT Syllabus 2022:CAT Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

It is the most tricky section for most of the candidates. CAT Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension section of CAT syllabus will be testing the candidates on grammar and Verbal Reasoning, Error Correction, Facts, inference or judgment, comprehensions, vocabulary, para summary, and related topics.

Topics of CAT VARC

Number of questions (expected)

Reading Comprehension Passages






Odd Sentences Out


Fill in the Blanks


How to prepare for CAT VARC?

Acing this section of CAT exam requires the implementation of habits such as:

  • Focus on vocabulary

  • Practice the passage of previous year's CAT exams

  • Refer to good books for this section of CAT paper

CAT Exam Syllabus 2022: CAT Quantitative Aptitude

The Qualitative Ability section of the CAT syllabus has been noticed to have questions of elementary maths. It is usually the easiest section to score for CAT aspirants. However, the CAT Quant section requires clarity of concepts and great practise to score well.

Topics of CAT Quantitative Aptitude

Number of questions (expected)



Number System




Geometry and Mensuration


Modern Math


How to prepare for CAT Quantitative Ability Section?

The tips to ace the Quantitative Ability section of CAT 2022 include:

  • Start With The Basics

  • Work on Shortcut Techniques

  • Focus on Weak Areas

  • Practice with sectional time

  • Solve Mock Tests and Previous Year Papers

CAT 2022: Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

This section of IIM CAT exam 2022 will have questions that have the requirements of the critical and decision-making skills. However, Logical reasoning (LR) questions of CAT exam syllabus can be answered by the candidates by analyzing the information that has been provided.

Topics of CAT Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

Number of questions (expected)

Blood Relations


Syllogisms and Venn Diagrams




Data Sufficiency


Tables and Caselets


Graphs Related


Seating Arrangement


Data Arrangement


Clocks & Calendars


Assumption and Binary Logic


How to prepare for IIM CAT Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation section?

The tips to ace the DILR of CAT 2022 include:

  • Read Magazines and Business Newspaper

  • Utilize Calculator

  • Take mock test

  • Learn time management

Also, candidates must solve the CAT previous year papers along with the CAT mock test to analyse and experience the CAT exam day vibes. Candidates who will be solving the CAT mock test on a daily basis in these last 2 months of the exam will definitely crack the CAT paper.

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