# SRMCAT 2017 Syllabus

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SRMCAT 2017 Syllabus will be notified by SRM University, which is the exam conducting body. You can check all the details regarding the syllabus here!

The SRMCAT 2017 examination date has not been released by the exam conducting body, SRM University. However, it is imperative to start preparing for the examination in advance. To prepare, you must have know the SRMCAT 2017 syllabus and exam pattern. Candidates will be notified once the exam authorities have released a notification.

## SRMCAT 2017 Exam Pattern

1. SRMCAT 2017 exam will consist of 100 questions that candidates need to answer in 150 minutes.
2. For every correct answer, three marks will be rewarded, whereas, for every wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
3. There are five sections in the paper including Data Interpretation, Quantitative, Reasoning, English and General Knowledge/Current Affairs/Business Affairs.

## SRMCAT 2017 Marks Distribution

 Section (Name) Marks Distribution Section 1- Data Interpretation 20 Section 2- Quantitative 20 Section 3- Reasoning 20 Section 4- English 20 Section 5- GK/CA/BA 20 Total 100

## SRMCAT 2017 Syllabus

### Section 1- Data Interpretation

This section tests a candidate’s ability to pick up the data, critically analyze it and apply to the business decisions from given typical business situations. It consists of topics that include data interpretation based on text & data interpretation based on tables and graphs, column graphs, bar graphs, line charts, pie charts, Venn diagrams, etc.

### Section 2- Quantitative

This section evaluates a candidate’s ability to solve mathematical problems. Topics include ratios & proportions, percentages, in-equations, algebra, profit & loss, averages, partnership & time, speed, distance, work & time, probability, permutations & combinations, etc.

### Section 3- Reasoning

Logical reasoning judges a candidate’s skill on logical reasoning. The topics, however, include critical reasoning, visual reasoning, assumption, premise, conclusion, assertion & reasons, statements & assumptions, identifying valid inferences, weak and strong arguments, cause & effect, linear arrangements, matrix arrangements, puzzles, syllogisms, functions, family tree, symbol based problems, coding & decoding, sequencing, etc.

### Section 4- English

English section will evaluate candidate’s English writing skills that will comprise of topics including comprehension of passage, verbal reasoning, syllogisms, antonyms, synonyms, fill in the blanks, jumbled paragraphs, sentence correction, sentence correction, odd one out, idioms, one word substitution, different usage of the same word, error correction, etc.

### Section 4- General Knowledge/Current Affairs/Business Affairs

This section will test how updated the candidate is and how aware s/he is of the surroundings. It will have current affairs, business, taglines of companies, top officials, major corporate events, famous awards & prizes, science, history, geography, about international organizations, social issues, sports, finance, automobiles, entertainment, politics, etc.

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