Given below are the important highlights of exam format of SRMCAT 2018. The question paper will be organizeed in the English language in online method only.
|Exam Format 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 organizeed in online mode. The type of the question paper is objective type. There is also a negative marking of 1/3rd i.e. every wrong response will result in the deduction of 1 mark. The question paper will only available in the English language. Every accurate response is honoured 3 marks. There are a total number of 100 questions to be done in 150 minutes.
SRMCAT 2018 Exam consists of five parts having questions on various subjects. The clear paper is of 300 marks. There are a total number of 20 questions in each part. The questions were based on data interpretation, quantitative, reasoning, GK/ CA/ BA and English.
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Number of Marks|
|GK/ CA/ BA||20||60|
SRMCAT 2018 Exam consists of 300 marks. Each question carries equal marks in the question paper. For every accurate response, aspirants will be honoured 3 marks. There is one-third negative marking in the question paper. There is a deduction of 1 mark for every wrong response.
Given below is the marking scheme of SRMCAT 2018:
|Every single accurate response will get||3 marks|
|Every single wrong response result in deduction of||1 mark|
For the aspirants, 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 aspirant’s ability to pick out critically the data and apply the data to business judgements from given typical business situations. Given below is the syllabus for Data Interpretation aspirants should check for the better understanding of the subject.
This section of quantitative checks the aspirant’s skill in solving mathematical problems of graduate level, plus two or equivalent level. Given below is the syllabus for quantitative aspirants should check for the ample knowledge and to score well in the exam.
|Ratios and Proportion||Ratios|
|Algebra and Profit & Loss||Averages|
|Percentages||Partnership & Time – Speed – Distance|
|Work and time||Probability|
|Permutations & Combinations||--|
This section of reasoning checks the aspirant’s skill in 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 aspirants understanding of English language and grammar. Given below is the syllabus of English aspirants 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|
|Various usage of the same word etc.||--|
This section checks the aspirant’s knowledge on Business Affairs, present affairs and General knowledge. Aspirants can check the syllabus given below for GK.
|General Knowledge Syllabus|
|Punchline of companies||Top officials of big companies|
|Major corporate events||Popular award and prizes|
Books play an important part in the life of aspirants preparing for the 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|
|Present Affairs & General Knowledge for Competitive Exams||Disha Experts|
Given below are the important instructions for SRMCAT 2018 aspirants should follow: