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SRMCAT 2021 Syllabus, Books, Topics to be Asked


SRMCAT 2021 Syllabus has been discussed in this article, the SRMCAT 2021 is known as the SRM Common Admission Test, conducted under the MBA admission programme. The exam is conducted by the SRM Institute of Science and Technology.

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Through this Common Admission Test, SRM University will invite applications to the management programmes of its various campuses, including Engineering, Medical, Architecture, Arts & Humanities. An online examination will be conducted with 100 questions and up to 300 marks.

3 marks shall be given for all other correct answers, and 1 mark shall be deducted for incorrect answers. Questions may come from disciplines such as data interpretation, quantitative ability, logical reasoning, English and general knowledge. In this article, we are discussing dates of the syllabus for SRMCAT 2021.

SRMCAT 2021 Highlights

Name of ExamSRMCAT
Full-Form of ExamSRM Common Admission Test
Types of ExamPG Level
Level of ExamNational
Offered CoursesManagement
Number and Type of QuestionsObjective Type 100 Questions
Sections in Exam5 Sections
Conducted BySRM University
Mode of RegistrationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Duration of Exam2 hours and 30 minutes
Official Portal
Helpline No.91 (044) 27455510, 47437500
Email Id:[email protected]

SRMCAT 2021 Syllabus

For applicants, it is crucial to know the SRMCAT 2021 curriculum in order to score well in the test. The thorough SRMCAT 2021 section-wise curriculum is provided below:

Reasoning Section

This reasoning section examines the candidate’s ability to understand logical thinking. The following is the curriculum for reasoning:

Reasoning Syllabus

PuzzlesIdentifying valid inferences
SyllogismsIdentifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments
 FunctionsStatements and Conclusions
 Family tree – identifying relationship among group of peopleCause and Effect
Symbol Based problemsIdentifying Probably true
Coding and decodingProbably false
SequencingDefinitely true
Identifying next number in seriesDefinitely false kind of statement
Critical reasoningLinear arrangements
Visual reasoningMatrix arrangements
Assumption – Premise – ConclusionStatements and assumptions
Assertion and reasons

Data Interpretation

The data interpretation section assesses the candidate’s ability to critically the data and utilise them in business decisions based on classic business settings. As shown below, the curriculum for applicants for Data Interpretation should search for a deeper grasp of the topic.

  1. Data Interpretation based on text
  2. Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables
  • Graphs can be Column graphs, Bar Graphs, Line charts, Pie chart, Graphs representing Area, Venn diagram, etc.

Quantitative Section

This quantitative section examines the student’s ability to solve the graduate level, and two or equivalent mathematical problems. The following curriculum should check for an adequate understanding of the quantitative topic by the candidates.

Quantitative Syllabus

Ratios and ProportionRatios
 Percentages In – equations
Algebra and Profit & LossAverages
Percentages Partnership & Time – Speed – Distance
 Work and time Probability
 Permutations & Combinations —

GK/ CA/ BA Section

This section examines the understanding of the applicant on financial affairs, current affairs and general knowledge. The following syllabus for GK can be checked by aspirants.

General Knowledge Syllabus

Current AffairsBusiness
Punch line of companiesTop officials of big companies
Major corporate eventsFamous award and prizes
GeographyInternational organizations
Social issuesSports

English Section

The English section evaluates the English and grammar skills of the applicant. Provided below is the English syllabus the should be checked by the applicants.

English Syllabus

Comprehension of passageVerbal Reasoning
Fill in the BlanksJumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences
Sentence CorrectionSentence completion
Sentence CorrectionOdd man out
IdiomsOne word substitution
 Different usage of same word etc.

Books to Prepare for SRMCAT 2021

Books play a critical part in the lives of applicants making preparations for the examination. Some of the important books below would be important in assisting the candidates for the SRMCAT 2021 examination.

Data Interpretation

Name of BookName of Author
How to prepare for data interpretationArun Sharma
CAT 2017 Data Interpretation Gautam Puri
Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency for CAT Dinesh K Sinha

Reasoning Section

Name of BookName of Author
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CATArun Sharma
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CATNishit K Sinha
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S Aggarwal

Quantitative Section

Name of BookName of Author
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR.S. Aggarwal
How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CATArun Sharma
Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission TestsSarvesh K. Verma

GK/ CA / BA Section

Name of BookName of Author
Current Affairs & General Knowledge for Competitive ExamsDisha Experts


Name of BookName of Author
CAT Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Gautam Puri
Objective General EnglishS.P. Bakshi
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CATArun Sharma

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