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    vijay_vad
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    Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    i am doing bbm 2nd year...can anyone tell if this is the right time to start preparing for CAT exams..i am average in english but reasoning and other aptitudes i am quite low...so please tell me the right time to start preparing for CAT..and please give information about the the syllabus that we should study for CAT





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    Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    It is really appreciable that you have started thinking about preparation for CAT entrance exam during the 2nd year of BBM itself. You can start preparation for the exam from this time onwards. CAT is one the highly competitive examinations and so the candidate should prepare well to crack the same. The test covers questions on logical reasoning and numerical ability. Questions on verbal ability and data interpretation are also there. You can approach a coaching center for good preparation for exams. Referring solved question papers will also help the candidate to improve skills on the same. Try to collect and practice previous year question papers as it will make you more confident.




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    Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    Complete Information About CAT Entrance Exam

    A candidate can appear in the CAT (Common Admission Test) if the candidate has completed his graduation from a recognized College with an aggregate of 50% or above

    Since, final year students can also appear in CAT hence, this would be a really good time for you to start preparing for your entrance exam

    You can refer to R.S.Aggarwal for preparation of Quantitative Aptitude (Maths) and if you are facing problems in English then i would suggest you to go through Wren and Martin for building a strong foundation in English

    CAT mainly tests you on the following things :-

    Quantitative Aptitude
    Data Interpretation
    Data Sufficiency
    Logical Reasoning
    Reading Comprehension
    Vocabulary


    Enclosed with are some past papers of CAT so that you have an idea of the pattern of the exam and level of the questions
    Attached Files

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    Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    dear friend,




    The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a important component in selecting students for the business administration programs in The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs).


    CAT Eligibility

    1.>The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.

    2.>The Marks Relaxation as:-

    For SC/ST/PD is requered 45% .


    The best coaching center for CAT exam in India

    1.>Triumphant Institute of Management Education Pvt Ltd (T.I.M.E)

    2.>IMS Learning Resources Pvt Ltd

    3.>Career Launcher (CL)

    4.>2IIM's - CAT Coaching Classes in Bangalore

    5.>Career Forum


    CAT SYLLABUS :-

    QUANTITATIVE:

    Arithmetic-

    Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Averages, Percentages, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time, Number system, HCF, LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean , Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS,Alligation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Installment Payments, Clocks, Calendar.

    Algebra-

    In-equations , Quadratic and linear equations, functions, Logarithm Geometry, Mensuration and solid Geometry
    Geometry (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc),Mensuration, Co-ordinate geometry.

    Other Mathematical Topics:

    Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Binomial Expansion, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers, etc.


    DATA INTERPRETATION:

    Data Interpretation based on text, Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables. Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, Venn Diagram, Data Sufficiency etc.

    REASONING:

    Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, identifying valid inferences , identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements, Puzzles, Family tree problem , Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding , Sequencing , identifying next number in series etc.

    ENGLISH:

    Comprehension of passage, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms , Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, odd man out, idioms, one word substitution, Different usage of same word, Errors in word choice, mania & phobia, Incorrect words, Mood, Conditionals & Multiple Usage , Punctuation, Proverb, Phrasal verb etc.

    Also follow the best books for CAT







    After scoring a good Percentile you can go for any one of the listed bellow college.

    The Top Best MBA Institute:-

    1.>Indian Institute of Management (IIM-A),Ahmedabad,www.iimahd.ernet.in

    2.>Indian Institute of Management (IIM-B),Bangalore, www.iimb.ernet.in

    3.>Indian Institute of Management (IIM-C),Kolkata,www.iimcal.ac.in

    4.>Indian School of Business (ISB),Hyderabad,www.isb.edu

    5.>Indian Institute of Management (IIM-L),Lucknow,www.iiml.ac.in

    6.>Xavier Labour Research Institute (XLRI),Jamshedpur,www.xlri.ac.in

    7.>Indian Institute of Management (IIM-I),Indore,www.iimidr.ac.in

    8.>Indian Institute of Management (IIM-K),Kozhikode, www.iimk.ac.in

    9.>IIM-A Agri Business Management (ABM),Ahmedabad,www.iimahd.ernet.in

    10.>IIM-L Agri Business Management (ABM),Lucknow, www.iiml.ac.in



    The CAT offical Home Site:- www.catiim.in/
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    Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    Hello Friend,




    CAT-Common Admission Test.

    CAT examination is conducted every year for the admission of MBA course.

    >>It is good choice to prepare for CAT in the 2 year itself.

    >>It is better to go for coaching centers for the preparation.

    >>Because CAT is having different types of typical questions.If you go for coaching it will be helpful for you.

    >>Every year lakhs of people are writing CAT exam .It is Very competitive exam. so you need to work very hard.

    You can follow the below tips for the preperation of CAT examination:

    *Refer some good books and previous year papers for your preparation.

    *Select the important topics first and try to cover those topic first. By this you can easily cover about 70-80% of your syllabus.

    *Revise the topics every day so that you can memorize those things.

    *Solve on esample paper every day. By this you will get an idea about the level of questions.

    *Study only according to the pattern of exam.


    Syllabus For CAT:


    Mainly the questions are asked from

    *Quantitative Aptitude

    *Reading Comprehension & Verbal Ability

    *Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

    *Verbal Ability

    All The Best...

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    Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    Yes, if your aim is to cracked the CAT Entrance examination with Good Marks and Interested to take admission in top Business Schools, Then you have to cracked the CAT Entrance examination.

    CAT stands for Common Admission test and this examination is Conducted by IIM's Every year.

    For Previous Year CAT Examination was already completed, and the Notification of this examination will be Published in the official website in the month of August and the last date of apply for this examination is already over and the examination was already completed.

    The examination is Computer based only and To apply for this examination you have to complete your Graduate degree course in any discipline from a recognised University with minimum 50% marks, Final year graduate candidates are also eligible for CAT Examination.

    There will be two separately timed sections in the test :

    >> Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
    >> Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning.

    There will be 30 questions in each section, the question is Objective type and you have to cracked both the section well, only then you will get good Percentile in CAT Examination.

    The examination fees of CAT is Rs 1600 and it will changes every year.

    If you are Interested to cracked this examination then please prepare well for this examination according to the Syllabus and Pattern.

    Please start Preparing for this examination from now, Only then you will scored good Percentile in CAT Examination. Here I am Providing you the syllabus of CAT Examination, So please check the syllabus and Prepare Accordingly.

    CAT Examination Syllabus :
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    Quantitative Ability (QA) / Mathematics:
    -------------------------------------------

    >> Arithmetic : Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Averages, Percentages, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time, Number system, HCF, LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean , Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS,Alligation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Installment Payments, Clocks, Calendar,

    >> Algebra : In-equations , Quadratic and linear equations, functions, Logarithm Geometry, Mensuration and solid Geometry, Geometry (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc),Mensuration, Co-ordinate geometry.

    >> Other Mathematical Topics: Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Binomial Expansion, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers, etc.

    >> Data Interpretation: Data Interpretation based on text, Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables. Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, Venn Diagram, Data Sufficiency etc.

    >> Reasoning: Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, identifying valid inferences , identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements, Puzzles, Family tree problem , Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding , Sequencing , identifying next number in series etc.

    Verbal Ability (VA) / English:
    ----------------------------

    Comprehension of passage, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms , Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, odd man out, idioms, one word substitution, Different usage of same word, Errors in word choice, mania & phobia, Incorrect words, Mood, Conditionals & Multiple Usage , Punctuation, Proverb, Phrasal verb etc.

    If You need More Information About CAT Examination, then please Watch the Given Video :





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    Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    CAT - Common Admission Test

    CAT is the toughest exams in India. And it is conducted for the entry into top MBA colleges in India. CAT is conducted by IIM's once in a year.CAT is a computer based test and the eligibility to write CAT is; you must hold a degree with good percent like 60% or above. and your age should be more than 21years and there is no max.age limits.

    The duration of CAT is 2 hours and 30 minutes including initial 15 minute tutorial. No breaks will be given during the test.
    The test consists of;
    • questions on quantitative
    • verbal and
    • logical & data interpretation abilities.
    There are a total of three sections in the test. There will be about 60 questions in the test.

    Can I start preparation for CAT in BBM 2nd year itself ?
    Yes, you can start for preparing the CAT exam. It gives good results if you start preparing for the CAT as soon as possible. And gain some knowledge regarding the maths skills and abilities. Try to solve prev.question papers often. It will increase you pace in doing maths related things.

    And you must have good english skills for this you need to read magazines,novels,current affairs, Watch TV news in CNN,BBC,NDTV etc.

    CAT 2012 Syllabus:

    CAT 2012 Quantitative Ability Syllabus:
    • Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc)
    • Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, In-equations
    • Quadratic and linear equations
    • Algebra
    • Profit & Loss
    • Averages, Percentages, Partnership
    • Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time
    • Number system: HCF, LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean , Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS
    • Mensuration, Alligation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns
    • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
    • Set Theory, Venn Diagram
    • Instalment Payments, Partnership, Clocks
    • Probability, Permutations & Combinations

    CAT 2012 Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Syllabus:
    • Data Interpretation based on text, Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables. visit tutorial»
    • Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie Chart, Graphs representing Area, Venn Diagram, etc.
    • Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, identifying valid inferences , identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements.
    • Puzzles, Syllogisms, Functions, Family tree - identifying relationship among group of people, Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding , Sequencing , identifying next number in series, etc.

    CAT 2012 English Syllabus:

    Comprehension of passage, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms , Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, odd man out, idioms, one word substitution, Different usage of same word, Errors in word choice, mania & phobia, Incorrect words, Mood, Conditionals & Multiple Usage , Punctuation, Proverb, Phrasal verb etc.

    CAT 2012 GK/GA/BA Syllabus :
    • Current Affairs, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Major corporate events
    • Famous award and prizes
    • World Records
    • Books and authors
    • Science, History, Geography, International organisations
    • Important quotations
    • Social issues, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics etc.

    For CAT exam tips, watch this video :

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    Thumbs up Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    Dear friend.


    Common Aptitude Test In Management is a national level exam in the field of commerce that is conducted for selecting the best Business minded persons from the lot.
    The exam is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management every year. The exam checks the candidates aptitude and the interest towards the MBA field. The course screens the candidates performance and the aptitude for admission in the MBA course.

    To be eligible for the exam;
    *you have to be an Indian National
    *You have to be a graduate in any discipline with atleast 55% marks for the General category candidates and 50% for the reserved candidates
    *There is no age barrier for the course as such
    *The candidate must be well equipped with the maths credentials and concepts.

    The exam pattern/SYLLABUS is as follows:


    And as per your question----
    yes you can go for the coaching and the preparation for the CAT in the 2nd year BBM. But for that you have to manage your time with your course timings and also try the following tips:
    *make a scheduled time table
    *study precisely with the taking up of the important concepts and the tools asked in exam first
    *take up a sample paper each week in the same time in which usually the test is conducted
    *Spare 2 hours every day positively for the preparation

    Good luck
    ::Haider khan::

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    hello friend,

    -->Common Admission Test(CAT) conducted by Indian Institute of Management(IIM)Every year.

    -->This Score is valid for one year.

    Syllabus :-

    • Quantitative Ability
    • Verbal Ability
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Data Interpretation

    1.Quantitative Ability :-

    • Number systems
    • LCM and HCF
    • percentages
    • profit and loss
    • Interest(simple and compound)
    • Time and work
    • Speed and Distance
    • Averages
    • Ratio and proportion
    • Linear equations
    • Quadratic equations
    • Complex numbers
    • probability
    • functions
    • progrssions
    • Binomial theorem
    • surds and indices
    • Set theory
    • mensuration
    • trigonometry
    • Geometry


    2.Data Interpretation :-

    • Tables
    • Column graphs
    • Bar graphs
    • Line graphs
    • Pie chart
    • Venn Diagrams


    3.Logical Reasoning :-

    • Number and letter series
    • calenders
    • clocks
    • cubes
    • Binary logic
    • Seating arrangement
    • Logical sequence,Matching and Connectives
    • Blood relations

    Syllogism

    Verbal Ability :-

    • Grammer
    • Vocabulary
    • Sentence correction
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Jumbled paragraph
    • Reading comprehension
    • Summary questions
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Analogies
    • Facts


    Books for CAT Preparation :-

    1.How to prepare for Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma

    Price :- 322



    2.Word Power made Easy by Norman Lewis

    Price :- 97



    3.The complete CAT Digest by Arun Sharma

    Price :- 499



    4.Mathematics for MBA Entrance by RS agarwal

    Price :- 263



    CAT Preparation Videos :-







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    prepare well

    All the best..................

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    Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    im studying BBM 4th sem can is it good if i join for CAT now????

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    Re: Can I start preparing for CAT Entrance exam while pursuing BBM 2nd year? Syllabus for CAT entrance exam?

    hii
    yes You can start preparation for the exam from this time onwards. CAT is one the highly competitive examinations and so the candidate should prepare well to crack the same. The test covers questions on logical reasoning and numerical ability. Questions on verbal ability and data interpretation are also there. You can approach a coaching center for good preparation for exams. Referring solved question papers will also help the candidate to improve skills on the same. Try to collect and practice previous year question papers as it will make you more confident.

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