ACAT Syllabus 2024: Download Latest Syllabus PDF

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ACAT syllabus 2024 outlines the section-wise topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam. The questions asked in the ACAT exam will be based on topics such as Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Analysis, Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension, and General Knowledge on Indian and Global Scenarios. Candidates can check the detailed ACAT syllabus 2024 below. 

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ACAT Syllabus 2024 Overview

ACAT 2024 exam question paper will consist of four sections.The questions will be asked from the following subjects:

  • Quantitative Aptitude 

  • Data Interpretation and Analysis

  • Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension
  • General Knowledge on Indian and Global Scenarios

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ACAT 2024 Syllabus: Important Topics

Some of the topics that one can expect in the question paper are as follows:

Section 1: Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension

Check out the table below to know the important topics of the Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension section:

Important Topics for Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension Section

Grammar Vocabulary
Para Jumbles Sentence Corrections
Synonyms Antonyms
Fill in the blanks Articles
Preposition Error Spotting
Idioms and Phrases Critical Reasoning
Usage of Words Active and Passive Voice
Reading Comprehension Articles

Section 2: Data Interpretation and Analysis

Check out the table below to know the important topics of the Data Interpretation and Analysis section:

Important Topics for Data Interpretation and Analysis Section

Line Graph Pie Chart
Data Sufficiency Caselets
Tables Bar Graph

Missing Data Interpretation

Blood Relations
Data Arrangement Venn Diagram
Syllogisms Family Tree
Clocks and Calendars Series

Section 3: General Knowledge of Indian and Global Scenarios

Check out the table below to know the important topics of the General Knowledge of Indian and Global Scenarios section:

Important Topics for General Knowledge on Indian and Global Scenarios Section

Awards and Recognition Sports
Business and Politics History and Geography
Static GK Personalities

World 

Economics
Current Affairs Constitution of India

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Section 4: Quantitative Aptitude

Check out the table below to know the important topics of the QA section:

Important Topics for Quantitative Aptitude Section

Number System Algebra
Percentage Simple Equations
Time, Distance and Speed Mixtures and Allegations
Time and Work Profit and Loss
Averages Geometry
Mensuration Arithmetic

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FAQs Related to ACAT Exam

Q: How many questions does the ACAT question paper have?

A: The ACAT question paper will have four sections, i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Analysis, Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension and General Knowledge on Indian and Global Scenarios.

Q: Who prescribes the ACAT syllabus?

A: The ACAT syllabus is prescribed by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Q: Is ACAT syllabus the same as CAT exam?

A: ACAT and CAT syllabus are mostly same. The only difference is that the ACAT exam has a GK section unlike CAT and also the difficulty level of the questions is more in CAT than ACAT. 

Q: What is the duration of ACAT exam?

A: The ACAT exam will be conducted for three hours. 

Q: What are the important topics of Data Interpretation and Analysis section?

A: The important topics of Data Interpretation and Analysis include Caselets, Data Sufficiency, Graphs, Syllogisms, Missing Data Interpretation, Data Arrangement, Venn Diagrams, etc. 

Q: Which are the important topics of Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension section in ACAT?

A: The important topics of Verbal Reasoning and Language Comprehension include Grammar, Parajumbles, Reading Comprehension passages, Vocabulary, Articles, Synonyms and Antonyms, Preposition, Usage of Words, Error Spotting, etc. 

Q: Which book can I refer to study static GK?

A: Students can refer to Manorama Year Book to prepare for static GK. 

Q: Which are the important topics of the QA section in ACAT?

A: Prepare for topics such as Number Systems, Numerical Calculations, Algebra, Geometry, Arithmetic Equations, Interpretation of Tables, Graphs, etc. to ace this section of ACAT exam.

Q: Are there sectional timings in ACAT exam?

A:  No, there are no sectional timings in the ACAT exam.

Q: Can I prepare for ACAT from CAT books?

A: Yes, ACAT candidates can refer to the books recommended for CAT for exam preparation; but they must solve mock tests and sample questions specific to ACAT. Also, they must refer to newspapers and magazines to prepare for the GK section. 

Q: Does ACAT exam also have non-MCQ type questions?

A:  No, ACAT has only 100 MCQ type questions and no long form answers. 

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