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able 1a: Indicative syllabus of the different sections of test papers in C-CAT.

TEST PAPER

TOPICS

Section A

English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning

Section B

Computer Fundamentals,

C Programming, Operating Systems

Data Structures, OOP Concepts

Section C

Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics,

Microprocessors

The list of reference books for the various topics of  C-CAT is given in Table 1b. Candidates are,

however, advised to read more books than the ones specified in this table.

Table 1b: Reference books for the various topics in C-CAT.

SECTION

TOPIC

REFERENCE BOOK

A

English

Any High School Grammar Book (e.g. Wren & Martin)

 

Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude Fully Solved (R. S. Aggrawal)

Quantitative Aptitude (M Tyara)

Barron’s New GRE 2016

B

Computer Fundamentals

Foundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)

 

C Programming

C Programming Language (Kernighan & Ritchie)

Let Us C (Yashavant Kanetkar)

 

Data Structures

Data Structures Through C in Depth (S. K. Srivastava)

 

Operating Systems

Operating System Principles (Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne)

 

OOP Concepts

Test Your C ++ Skills (Yashavant Kanetkar)

C

Computer Architecture

Computer Organization & Architecture (William Stallings)

 

Digital Electronics

Digital Design (Morris Mano)

Digital Design: Principles & Practices (John Wakerly)

Modern Digital Electronics (R. P. Jain)

 

Microprocessors

Microprocessor Architecture, Programming & Applications with 8085 (Ramesh Gaonkar)

The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)

 


Any High School Grammar Book
How to prepare these topics:-
ENGLISH Topics: –
Reading Comprehension(Passage)
Prepositions (of,by,on,at,with etc)
Articles (A,An,The)
Anonyms
Synonyms
Arrangement of  Sentences(Given 4 Sentences in PQRS form and arranged them)

RS Agarwal English Grammar Book

APTITUDE Topics: –
Numbers
HCF & LCM
Average
Ages
Percentage
Profit & Loss
Partnership
Chain Rule
Time & Work
Pipes & Cisterns
Time & Distance
Boats & Streams
Trains
Calendar
Simple Interest
Compound Interest
Permutation & Combination
Probability

How to prepare these topics:-
RS Agarwal  Quantitative Aptitude Book

REASONING Topics: –
Seating Arrangement (Circular Table , Straight Line)
Series (Number)
Analogy
Direction Sense(North East West South)
Coding Decoding (A-Z)
Blood Relation (sentence form , A+B –>A is sister of  B )
Data Sufficiency
Syllogism (2 & 3 Statements & Conclusion)
Ranks

How to prepare these topics:-
RS Agarwal  Verbal Reasoning Book
Arihant Verbal & Nonverbal Reasoning Book

C-Language Topics: –
Simple Operators Based(Learn Precedence table)
if –else (focus on semi colon and paring of  if else )
loops
recursion
macro
pointers(Variable,Array,String)
storage classes (program as well as theoretical ques)
static variable concept
structure & union

10-12 ques based on (Find out the Output of given ques)
3-5  ques based on Theoretical Concept
How to prepare these topics:-
Let Us C
Exploring C
Test your Skills C

Data Structure Topics: –

Theoretical Based
Stack
Queue
Linked List
Searching
Sorting
——————————————
Evaluation  of  Infix Prefix  Postfix
Algo Complexities (Mostly asked worst case )
Binary Tree Based (Preorder postorder inorder)

How to prepare these topics:-
Data Structure (G.S. Baluja)

Operating System Topics: –
Memory Management
Page Faults
Segmentation
Paging
Deadlock
Fragmentation
Unix /Linux/(Based General Ques)
Process States
Dispatcher
Threads

How to prepare these topics:-
Operating System (Galvin)
Operating System (William Stallings)

OOP Concepts Topics: –
Classes
Objects
Encapsulation
Abstraction
Inheritance
Polymorphism
Static Members
1-2 ques based on C++ program logic (not asked output)

How to prepare these topics:-
Object Oriented Thought Process
Thinking in C++
C++ (Balaguruswamy)

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