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MBA Exam Syllabus

The most frequently asked questions by an aspirant of MBA are about the syllabus for entrance exams. But, there is no set syllabus for MBA Entrance exams. A brief outline of the syllabus for CAT, the most popular MBA entrance exam, can be obtained from the pattern of previous year exams and from the topics included in those exams. CAT test structure includes Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability. Similar sections, with some variations, occur in IIFT, NMAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT etc.
Quantitative Ability Syllabus
■ Number Systems ■ LCM and HCF
■ Percentage ■ Profit and Loss
■ Interest (Simple and Compound) ■ Speed, Time and Distance
■ Time and Work ■ Average
■ Ratio and Proportion ■ Linear Equations
■ Quadratic Equations ■ Complex Numbers
■ Logarithm ■ Progressions
■ Binomial Theorem ■ Surds and Indices
■ Inequalities ■ Permutation and Combination
■ Probability ■ Functions
■ Set Theory ■ Mixtures and Alligations
■ Geometry ■. Co-ordinate Geometry
■ Trigonometry ■ Mensuration
Data Interpretation
Data is given in form of tables, charts or graphs. In this section it is tested that how candidates can interpret the given data and answer questions based on it.
■ Tables ■ Column graphs
■ Bar Graphs ■ Line charts
■ Pie Chart ■ Venn Diagrams
Combination of two or more types linked to each other.
Logical Reasoning
■ Tables ■ Column graphs
■ Bar Graphs ■ Line charts
■ Pie Chart ■ Venn Diagrams
Verbal Ability
Types of Questions
■ Reading Comprehension ■ Meaning-Usage Match
■ Jumbled Paragraph ■ Summary Questions
■ Sentence Completion ■ Contextual Vocabulary (homonyms)
■ Paragraph Completion ■ Facts / Inferences / Judgements
■ Sentence Correction ■ Critical Reasoning
Vocabulary questions test the candidate's knowledge of the primary meanings of words, secondary shades of meaning, usage, idioms and phrases, antonyms, related words, etc.
Grammar-based questions test the candidate's ability to spot and correct grammatical errors. CAT generally tests knowledge of high school level grammar and includes areas like subject-verb agreement, use of modifiers, parellel construction, redundancy, phrasal verbs, use of articles, prepositions, etc.
Verbal Reasoning
Verbal reasoning questions are designed to test the candidate's ability to identify relationships or patterns within groups of words or sentences.
General and Business GK(Elementry Level)
MBA Entrance Exams like XAT, IIFT, NMAT, SNAP have a section for General knowledge which includes questions related to current affairs and business GK at elementary leveled
CAT Preparation needs loads of practice and the candidates must take several MBA entrance mock tests to check their preparedness