Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation has become the most important section of CAT exam over the last few years and in this article, we bring to you a list of Important CAT LRDI Topics and Question Break up.
Important CAT LRDI Topics and Question Break up
First, let us have a look at the expected difficulty level of different topics and the expected number of questions.
|Topic||Expected Difficulty Level||Expected Number of Questions|
|Logical DI||Moderate||2 to 3 caselets (8 – 12 Questions)|
|Awkward DI Caselet||Moderate to Difficult||1 to 2 caselets (4 to 8 Questions)|
|Bar Graph and Line Graph||Easy||1 caselet ( 4 Questions)|
|Arrangements and Selections||Easy to Moderate||1 caselet ( 4 Questions)|
|Pie Charts and Venn Diagram||Moderate||1 to 2 caselets (4 to 8 Questions)|
|Puzzles||Easy to Moderate||1 to 2 caselets (4 to 8 Questions)|
|Tournament Based Caselet||Moderate||0 to 1 caselet ( 0 to 4 Questions)|
Now, let us have a look at the following table to get an idea about the minimum number of questions of varying difficulty level that you should practice from here to ensure you are well equipped for these topics by the time you get back to sectional tests and start mauling new pattern mocks.
|Topic||Minimum number for Practice|
|Logical DI||40 Caselets|
|Awkward DI Caselet||50 Caselets|
|Bar Graph and Line Graph||50 Caselets|
|Arrangements and Selections||75 Caselets|
|Pie Charts and Venn Diagram||75 Caselets|
|Tournament Based Caselet||20 Caselets|
Practice as much as you can and solve as many mocks as you can. Remember, if you score well in a particular section, it will help in improving your overall percentile. Hope this outline helps. All the Best!
Read the recommended 4 Month Study Plan for CAT 2019 here.