Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Syllabus for CAT

By | July 26, 2022
Verbal Ability Syllabus for CAT

Hello candidates, Today we are going to represent to you the Verbal Ability Syllabus for CAT.

Verbal Ability is one of the most challenging sections in CAT Exam. It is an important section because the majority of the student do not get marks till the cut-off due to it. Some students realise that it is an important section for a call from prestigious IIMs and other MBA colleges.

Just like the Quantitative Aptitude section, Verbal Ability hold an important mark weightage in CAT exams. CAT exams have a total of 76 questions in 2020. It was reduced to 66 in 2021. In 2021 CAT has 24 questions in VARC, 20 questions in DILR, and 22 questions in Quantitative Ability.

We will be providing you with the complete syllabus for Verbal Ability Syllabus for CAT so that it can help the student in starting their practice and also so that they can score good marks in the exams. But still, we would like our candidates to know who is going to apply for CAT that the official body conducting exams does not give any CAT Syllabus.

Let’s read the basic information on the topic:

Subject Name  Verbal Ability
Useful for CAT
Category Syllabus
Language English

CAT Verbal Ability Exam Pattern: 

The Computer-Based examination will consist of one objective type paper containing 66 questions carrying 198 marks:

Sections Total Questions MCQ Based Non – MCQ Based Total Marks Time
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC) 24 19 5 72 40 Min
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) 20 15 5 60 40 Min
Quantitative Ability (QA) 22 14 8 66 40 Min
Total 66 48 18 198 120 Min

Important Instruction to remember for the exam:

  • Time Duration: 40 Minutes
  • Time Duration for PwD: 53 minutes and 20 seconds
  • Types of Questions: MCQ and TITA (Type In The Answer) Questions
  • 3 marks for the correct answer
  • -1 mark for an incorrect answer
  • No marks for unattempted questions
  • Difficulty Level: Moderately High

Syllabus of Verbal Ability Syllabus for CAT:

Verbal Reasoning

To read the Complete CAT Syllabus visit our post on CAT Syllabus 2022

How to Prepare for CAT Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension:

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension stands for VARC. To test your English knowledge this section is used. The section of VARC is the toughest of all the 3 of them. They need proper speed and accuracy for giving the correct answer.
While preparing for VARC you should keep the following things in mind:
  • Practice 1 or 2 hours of perusing consistently.
  • Peruse from different sources (papers, articles, magazines, Eon expositions, and so forth).
  • Teach the propensity for grasping the general thought from the setting of the entry while settling a perception.
  • Practice and just practice will assist you with acing this part in CAT 2022.

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