What is CAT All about?


What is CAT exam pattern?

Watch the video to get a quick overview. Or, if you are from the small minority that likes to read, click here to see Actual CAT 2017 paper, and PDF's that contain the actual question paper in a student friendly format with embedded Video solution links. 

What is the syllabus followed by CAT?

CAT officially does not prescribe a syllabus. But based on what we have seen in CAT over the past many years, we can reasonably infer some things. Watch the video to know the outline, or of course you can click here to get an overview of all topics discussed as a part of 2IIM's online CAT coaching and how to schedule your preparation as a bonus to getting to know the syllabus.

What are the Best B-schools in India?

Tier 1

These institutes are top of the line, considered to be the best B-schools in the country. List of colleges follow (in no particular order)
IIMs (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Kozhikode, Indore), FMS, SJMSOM - IIT B, XLRI, ISB

Tier 2

These institutes are next in line, having established their brand name and consistent placement records. List of colleges follow (Again, in no particular order)
IIM S, New IIMs (Ranchi, Rohtak, Raipur, Udaipur, Kashipur, Trichy), IITs (VGSOM - IIT Kharagpur, DMS - IIT Delhi, DOMS - IIT M, IIT Kanpur), SPJIMR, NITIE, XIMB

Tier 3

These colleges come next. While it is still not a bad bet to join these colleges, take an informed decision before you decide to join. List of colleges follow (Time and again, in no particular order), TAPMI, GLIM, GIM, KJ SOMAIYA, IMT GHAZIABAD, XISS, XIME

What exams to take up other than CAT?