SRMCAT 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
STATE LEVEL ONLINE TEST
SRMCAT 2018 exam is conducted in an online mode (Computer Based Test) every year. The type of question paper is objective type of 300 marks. The total number of questions in SRMCAT 2018 Exam is 100 to be done in 150 minutes.
Given below are the important highlights of exam pattern of SRMCAT 2018. The question paper will be conducted in English language in online mode only.
|Exam Pattern Highlight|
|Exam Mode||Computer based Test (Online)|
|Number of papers||1|
|Number of questions||100 questions|
|Number of parts||Five|
|Question Paper Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|NIMCET Total marks||300|
|Exam duration||150 minutes|
|Marking Scheme||3 marks per question|
|Negative Marking||1 mark|
SRMCAT is conducted in online mode. There are a total number of 100 questions to be done in 150 minutes. The type of the question paper is objective type. The question paper will only available in English language. Every correct answer is awarded 3 marks. There is also a negative marking of 1/3rd i.e. every wrong answer will result in the deduction of 1 mark.
SRMCAT 2018 Exam consist of five parts having questions on different subjects. The questions were based on data interpretation, quantitative, reasoning, GK/ CA/ BA and English. There are a total number of 20 questions in each part. The complete paper is of 300 marks.
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Number of Marks|
|GK/ CA/ BA||20||60|
SRMCAT 2018 Exam consist of 300 marks. Each question carries equal marks in question paper. For every correct answer candidates will be awarded 3 marks. There is one third negative marking in the question paper. There is a deduction of 1 mark for every wrong answer.
Given below is the marking scheme of SRMCAT 2018:
|Every single correct answer will get||3 marks|
|Every single wrong answer result in deduction of||1 mark|
For the candidates, to score well in the exam it is important to know the SRMCAT 2018 syllabus. The detailed section-wise syllabus for SRMCAT 2018 is given below:
The section of data interpretation checks the candidate’s ability to pick out critically the data and apply the data to business decisions from given typical business situations. Given below is the syllabus for Data Interpretation candidates should check for the better understanding of the subject.
This section of quantitative checks the candidate’s skill in solving mathematical problems of graduate level, plus two or equivalent level. Given below is the syllabus for quantitative candidates should check for the ample knowledge and to score well in exam.
|Ratios and Proportion||Ratios|
|Percentages||In – equations|
|Algebra and Profit & Loss||Averages|
|Percentages||Partnership & Time – Speed – Distance|
|Work and time||Probability|
|Permutations & Combinations||--|
This section of reasoning checks the candidate’s skill on solving logical reasoning. Given below is the syllabus for reasoning:
|Puzzles||Identifying valid inferences|
|Syllogisms||Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments|
|Functions||Statements and Conclusions|
|Family tree – identifying relationship among group of people||Cause and Effect|
|Symbol Based problems||Identifying Probably true|
|Coding and decoding||Probably false|
|Identifying next number in series||Definitely false kind of statement|
|Critical reasoning||Linear arrangements|
|Visual reasoning||Matrix arrangements|
|Assumption – Premise – Conclusion||Statements and assumptions|
|Assertion and reasons||--|
The section of English checks the candidates understanding of English language and grammar. Given below is the syllabus of English candidates should check.
|Comprehension of passage||Verbal Reasoning|
|Fill in the Blanks||Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences|
|Sentence Correction||Sentence completion|
|Sentence Correction||Odd man out|
|Idioms||One word substitution|
|Different usage of same word etc.||--|
This section checks the candidate’s knowledge on Business Affairs, current affairs and General knowledge. Candidates can check the syllabus given below for GK.
|General Knowledge Syllabus|
|Punch line of companies||Top officials of big companies|
|Major corporate events||Famous award and prizes|
Books play an important part in the life of candidates preparing for entrance exam. Given below are some of the important books which would be helpful in the preparation of SRMCAT 2018 exam.
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||R.S. Aggarwal|
|How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT||Arun Sharma|
|Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests||Sarvesh K. Verma|
|How to prepare for data interpretation||Arun Sharma|
|CAT 2017 Data Interpretation||Gautam Puri|
|Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency for CAT||Dinesh K Sinha|
|CAT Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension||Gautam Puri|
|Objective General English||S.P. Bakshi|
|How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT||Arun Sharma|
|How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT||Arun Sharma|
|Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT||Nishit K Sinha|
|A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||R.S Aggarwal|
|Current Affairs & General Knowledge for Competitive Exams||Disha Experts|
Given below are the important instructions for SRMCAT 2018 candidates should follow:
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