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CAT Exam Mastery Program

Course Content:


Welcome message and course overview
Introduction to the CAT (Common Admission Test) exam and its significance
Discussion on the format, sections, and scoring of the CAT exam
Week 1: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Overview of the Verbal Ability section and its importance
Techniques for improving vocabulary and reading speed
Strategies for solving reading comprehension passages effectively
Practice exercises and quizzes for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Week 2: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

Understanding the Data Interpretation section and its types of questions
Approaches for interpreting and analyzing complex data sets
Techniques for solving logical reasoning puzzles and problems
Mock tests and practice sessions for Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Week 3: Quantitative Ability

Overview of the Quantitative Ability section and its topics
Fundamentals of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and number systems
Problem-solving techniques for faster calculations and accuracy
Practice exercises and numerical drills for Quantitative Ability
Week 4: Mock Tests and Time Management

Importance of mock tests in CAT exam preparation
Tips for effective time management during the exam
Analysis of mock test results and identification of strengths and weaknesses
Strategies for improving performance based on mock test feedback
Week 5: English Usage and Grammar

Focus on improving grammar and sentence correction skills
Techniques for enhancing reading speed and comprehension in English
Vocabulary-building exercises and word usage practice
Quizzes and interactive activities for English Usage and Grammar
Week 6: Advanced Problem Solving Techniques

Advanced problem-solving strategies for all sections of the CAT exam
Tips for solving complex questions efficiently
Time-saving tricks and shortcuts for numerical calculations
Case studies and practice scenarios for advanced problem solving
Week 7: Revision and Doubt Clearing

Comprehensive revision of all CAT exam sections
Addressing doubts and clarifying concepts from previous weeks
Last-minute tips and tricks for exam day
Final mock tests and practice sessions for thorough preparation
Week 8: Exam Strategies and Mindset

Strategies for managing stress and anxiety during the exam
Exam day tips for maximizing performance and time utilization
Discussion on maintaining focus and concentration
Recap of the entire course and final Q&A session

Simply put, the CAT / MAT / XAT / SNAP entrance exam is a tough exam to crack and with our rigorous training and grooming, it becomes less so. Here at Sourav Sir's Classes, we fuel the passion of those who dare dream. With our well-documented lecture notes as well as our study material, CAT / MAT / XAT / SNAP, become less formidable, and we have an entire nation of students who can vouch for that! 


Our tuitions for the CAT / MAT / XAT / SNAP ensures, under the guidance of our prestigious and able faculty, ensures that the aspirant develops the necessary practices and habits for cracking the entrance exams. We believe that studying here, under the guidance of our faculty, is not just an educational journey that we undertake every year, but we strive to make it an experience for the student as well.

Come taste success with the best CAT / MAT / XAT / SNAP tuitions of the nation! 


We have a flexible class structure as per the student's convenience.The class test will be conducted regularly as well as entrance exam pattern.We provided relevant study material to our students.Our biggest strength is that we assist you in formulating a personalized strategy based on your strength and weaknesses which is often ignored by the most student.We conduct our classes in following ways.This includes:


  • Regular live classes are conducted by our faculty over Skype as they go over numerous concepts and problem-solving tricks 

  • Special doubt-clearing classes are conducted regularly as the student progresses through the course

  • Mock tests are conducted on a weekly basis to track the progress of the student

  • A thorough analysis of the tests are conducted so that the student gets to work on weak points 


  • Pre recorded video lectures by our esteemed faculty are available for those who cannot attend regular classes

  • Lectures are custom tailored according to the course requirement, adhering strictly to the latest syllabus

  • Special doubt clearing classes are conducted regularly as the student progresses through the course

  • Mock tests are conducted on a weekly basis to track progress of the student 

  • A thorough analysis of the tests are conducted so that the student gets to work on weak points 


  • Offline live classes are held every day at our prestigious study centers, conducted by our esteemed faculty. 

  • Regular doubt clearing sessions are conducted

  • Video backups are provided for students who have missed the classes

  • Weekly mock tests are conducted to track progress of the students

  • A complete analysis of the tests are conducted so that the student gets to work on the weak points

  • Complete Mock Tests ..


  • You can give the exams  from your home using a phone or laptop or pc or a tablet.


  • After every exam complete solutions with marks will be provided to you.


  • Any doubts with any part you are free to ask us via what's app/email / call.


  • All the Mock Tests are Exam oriented .


  • You can also ask for any special topic or subject or section based specialised tests also --we will provide you that.


  • Materials will cover all the topics


  • Special short cut tricks


  • Complete model papers with solutions


  • Special selective questions with complete solutions .



CAT 2023 exam date is November 24, 2024. IIMs will conduct the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 exam on the last Sunday of November 2024 in two sessions. IIM-CAT 2024 is the MBA entrance exam for admission to 20 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other highly ranked and internationally recognized top MBA colleges in India. The CAT 2023 Registration and application process will begin in the first week of August, 2019 and will remain open for more than 45 days. CAT is now conducted as  a computer based test.  More than 2 lakh candidates appear in CAT exam  every year.


The Application fee for the CAT 2023 exam is revised upwards to Rs. 2000/- from earlier Rs.1900/-. There is no separate application fee to apply for any of the 20 IIMs. 


CAT exam is considered as the mother of all MBA entrance exams. Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 remains the biggest MBA entrance test in India leading to admission to more than 5500 seats in all the 20 IIMs including IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow.


Apart from the 20 IIMs, hundreds of top MBA colleges including FMS Delhi, SPJIMR Mumbai, JBIMS Mumbai, MDI Gurgaon, IITs, IMT, IMI, XIMB, TAPMI and others also accept CAT score as their key admission criteria.


Age Criteria

  • There will be no age restriction for taking the CAT examination.


Qualification Criteria

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have a bachelor’s or its equivalent degree.

  • Minimum Marks: Pass the above exam with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% marks for SC/ST/PwD categories).

  • Appearing candidates of the final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination can also apply.

  • Candidates, those possess an equivalent examination recognized by the MHRD, Government of India (including AMICE of the Institution of Civil Engineers (India) as an equivalent qualification) can also apply.

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  • Exam Mode: The examination will be digital or Computer Based Test (CBT).

  • Session: The examination will be held in two sessions.

  • Duration: The duration of the examination will be 180 minutes (3 hours).

  • Type of Questions: In the examination, objective & subjective type questions will be asked.

  • Number of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in the examination.

  • Marking Scheme: For the correct answer, three marks will be allotted to the candidates.

  • Negative Marking: The will be no negative marks for subjective type questions, For MCQs type question, one mark will be deducted for the wrong answer.


There is no set syllabus for CAT 2023 but we can determine the syllabus based on the analysis of previous exam patterns. Questions asked in the exam are upto 10+2 level covering a multitude of topics. The detailed CAT 2023 Syllabus are given below:




The Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as MAT, is one of the leading entrance examination for MBA aspirants. The number of Business Schools accepting MAT scores for their Management programs is huge. Another attribute for the immense popularity of MAT is that it facilitates the students with an opportunity to be able to choose their mode of writing the exam, which could be either paper or computer-based.

MAT is conducted by AIMA, 4 times annually, in the months of May, September, December and February. The paper-based exam is to be conducted on the 17th of Feburary 2023, whereas the date for the computer-based test is also on the 23rd of February 2023. Graduates from any discipline, along with final year graduation students are eligible to apply for MAT 2023. Though, every Management Institute has a different prerequisite for the graduation scores required.

MAT 2023 will assess the aspiring candidates across 5 sections, that include, Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, and Indian and Global Environment.

Permission to carry any kind of assisting tools like calculators, mobiles or other electronic gadgets, is not granted. To excel in MAT 2023, it’s important for the candidate to have a strong grip on his/her general aptitude across different parameters. The candidates need to devise a comprehensive strategy, that will help them to attempt maximum topics with the least amount of time.

The candidates must start preparing at the earliest and indulge in extensive reading of up to snuff materials, like newspapers and e-books. Also, they should solve a lot of sample questions and mock tests, to gain familiarity with MAT 2019, while keeping a careful track of time.


AIMA prescribes the eligibility criteria for MAT 2023. Candidates must fulfill the following parameters before filling the application form-

  • Candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised university or Institute.

  • Final year graduation students can also apply for MAT. However, they have to submit documents as proof of completion of graduation within the prescribed time.

  • There is no age limit prescribed to appear for MAT.

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in both (online and offline) modes.

  • Duration: The exam will be of about 150 minutes.

  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.

  • Number of Questions: Total of 200 questions will be asked in the exam.

  • Sections: It will be consisting of five sections.


Sections                       Subjects                                           No. of Questions                            Time (in min)

       I                   Language Comprehension                                               40                                                               30

      II                       Mathematical Skills                                                        40                                                               40

     III                Data Analysis & Sufficiency                                               40                                                               35

     IV            Intelligence & Critical Reasoning                                        40                                                               30

      V               Indian & Global Environment                                           40                                                               15

                                           Total                                                                     200                                                            150




XAT 2024 will be conducted on Sunday, January 6, 2024. XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education. The XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for the admission.

XAT 2024 would be conducted across India in the following cities. Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam.


Management aspirants who wish to apply for XAT 2024 must fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by XLRI Jamshedpur.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University or Institute. The minimum duration of the programme has to be three years.

  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply provided they complete the programme within the stipulated schedule, which is most likely to be by June 2024.

Age limit - There is no age limit to apply for XAT 2024.

XAT Eligibility for NRI/Foreign candidates - NRI or foreign national candidates have to apply through GMATscores.

  • XAT 2024 will be conducted in online mode.

  • XAT Question Paper is divided into 4 sections are Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation and General Knowledge.

The following infographic and table give the highlights of XAT Exam Pattern:

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  • XAT Syllabus contains questions from Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, Verbal & Logical Ability, Decision Making and General Knowledge.

  • Although there is no official XAT Syllabus that is declared by XLRI, it is generally based on past years’ pattern. 

XAT Paper consists of objective type questions and allotted 3 hours to attempt all questions.

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  • XAT Cut off varies for different programs offered by different institutes.

  • The cutoff for XAT would include the minimum percentile to be scored by each candidate in the exam.

  • On the basis of XAT Cut off, candidates will be shortlisted for further GD, PI and Essay writing round.

The below tables describes the percentage required for different programs of XLRI:




This is the Symbiosis National Aptitude Online Test takes place once in a year. The candidates who are aspiring to take admission in MBA / MSc (CA) / MSc (SS) Programmes can apply for SNAP 2023  conducted by Symbiosis International University. The exam will conduct to invite the application to join the 2023-24 academic session. First of all, candidates have to register for the exam to confirm their candidature. Moreover, in this exam registration fee is separate for SNAP and respective colleges where you are applying. Once the entrance exam is over, the qualified students will attend the GE-PIWAT process conducted by each of the institutes individually. For the complete information, aglasem has brought you all the details regarding SNAP 2023


The eligibility details are given here:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must complete their graduation degree from any recognized university.

  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should obtain minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks for SC/ST).

  • Appearing Candidates can also apply.

  • Candidates, those completed qualifying examination from any Foreign University can obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).


The exam pattern details are given here:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be conducted in online mode.

  • Duration: The exam duration will be 120 minutes.

  • Number of Questions: Total 150 multiple choice questions will be asked in the examination.

  • Marking Scheme: For the correct response, one mark will be given for normal question and two marks will be given for special questions.

  • Negative Marking: There will be 25% negative marking in wrong answers.


The SNAP syllabus is comprised of various topics of General English, Current Affairs, Analytical & Logical Reasoning & Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. The complete syllabuses are given here:


General English:

Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed), Comprehension of passage (Poems can also come), Verbal Reasoning, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Sentence correction, Odd man out, Idioms, One word substitution, Different usage of same word, Sentence completion, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, etc.


Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency:

Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Averages, Complex numbers, Co-ordinate geometry, Logarithm, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Trigonometry, Vectors, HCF & LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean, Ratios and Proportion, Percentages, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra, etc.


Current Affairs:

Social issues, World Records, Books, and authors, Science, History, Geography, International organizations, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics, etc.


Analytical & Logical Reasoning:

Puzzles, Data Interpretation based on text, graphs, and tables, Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, Identifying valid inferences, Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding, Sequencing , Identifying next number in series, etc.


STUDY MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED free of cost to students who have enrolled in our programs

Our faculty of highly qualified teachers and researchers have combed through several books and journals, having collected and processed all the information so that it becomes easily accessible to the student. The study material is prepared in a time tested fashion with the student kept in mind in such a fashion that the student can catch up on the various topics in the event of missed lectures. Besides the theory being extensively discussed, an enormous collection of problems has been added so that the student can learn to apply the concepts over a diverse spectrum of difficulty. All the problems have been worked out thoroughly so that in case the student gets stuck, we've got you covered !

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