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MBA Entrance Exam Syllabus – CAT, MAT, XAT, ATMA, Etc

MBA Entrance Exam Syllabus – CAT, MAT, XAT, ATMA, Etc
Most of the exams syllabus are similar, only a few topics get added or removed. So here is the default syllabus that you should follow to prepare for any mba entrance exam.

Quantitative Ability Syllabus

1. Number Systems 2. LCM and HCF
3. Percentage 4. Profit and Loss
5. Interest (Simple and Compound) 6. Speed, Time and Distance
7. Time and Work 8. Average
9. Ratio and Proportion 10. Linear Equations
11. Quadratic Equations 12. Complex Numbers
13. Logarithm 14. Progressions
15. Binomial Theorem 16. Surds and Indices
17. Inequalities 18. Permutation and Combination
19. Probability 20. Functions
21. Set Theory 22. Mixtures and Alligations
23. Geometry 24. Co-ordinate Geometry
25. Trigonometry 26. Mensuration

Data Interpretation

1. Tables 2. Column graphs
3. Bar Graphs 4. Line charts
5. Pie Chart 6. Venn Diagrams
Combination of two or more types linked to each other.

Logical Reasoning

1. Tables 2. Column graphs
3. Bar Graphs 4. Line charts
5. Pie Chart 6. Venn Diagrams

Verbal Ability

Types of Questions
Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms) English Usage or Grammar
Sentence Correction Fill in the blanks
Cloze Passage Analogies or Reverse Analogies
Jumbled Paragraph Meaning-Usage Match
Summary Questions Verbal Reasoning
Facts / Inferences / Judgements Reading Comprehension


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)

Institutes like IIFT AND SYMBOISIS have a section for General knowledge which includes question-related to current affairs and business GK at the elementary level
I hope this syllabus covers most of the topics, if you would like to add anything or looking for any study material, please comment below.

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