Thursday, January 1, 2009

Cat Preparation Material and Exam Pattern

Cat Preparation Material and Exam pattern

CAT Common Admission Test is counted among the top difficult entrance of India like IIT-JEE, AIPMT etc. It is an All India based exams and conducted by IIMs Indian Institute of Management. Various students who prepare for MBA appears for this test after CBSE XII Class.

There are presently seven IIMs in India and for admission in these institutes exams are conducted. Lacks of students appear for this exam every year. Last year more than 2 lack students were appeared for this exam.

Cat Exam Pattern:
Cat exams are based on multiple choice questions. But don’t take it as simple as there is negative marking also for every wrong answer. Total times for this test was for 2 hours in 2006 but now it has extended to thirty minutes more means two and half hour. The CAT Exam is held every year in the month of November.

If we talk about he question, before 2000 students had to face 180 question in just 2 hours of time, in coming year from 2001 to 2003 , the question limit was decreased to 150 and in the year of 2006-07 it was just 75.

It is very difficult to solve each and every question for the students; the test checks your ability to perform in pressure.

After the test, IIM declared the results of these exams normally in second week of January and asked the students to come for GD and interviews as per the all India based score.

Cat Preparation Material

For preparation of cats there are many books available in the market that claims like “Get 100% in CAT” and attract students. Student need to give a serious attention in case of CAT, it is not simple one. You have to work very hard to take admission in these IIMs.

Cat has been divided in three sections:
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Last year 2008 there were total 90 question, 40 question in English and 25 respectively in rest of others. Last year 2008 cat examination the toughest second was DI.

Due to number of students appearing for this CAT examination are increasing continuously, so it is support to conduct CAT exams in 2009 online. It would save little bit of time as students need not to use their pens and pencils. Results can be expected soon due this new online testing for cat examination as compare to previous.

Cat study material free download: cat study material can also be downloaded from the websites online. These consist

Quantitative Reasoning - Study Material for cat: - it consist Number systems, Percentages to Permutation & Combination to Functions etc.

Verbal Ability - Study Material for cat: - it consist list of commonly used non-English foreign words

Reading Comprehension -: - there students will learn the best tips to solve Reading Comprehension questions.

Data Interpretation - : - Tables, Pie Charts, Bar Charts, Line Graph and many more to name comes it this section students need to practice hard for this section as well.

Hope these information and tips for cat preparation will help you lot in understanding the concept of CAT.

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please let me know about the websites which offer free download of CAT study material...i am not finding any..pls help me out