By Ishika S.

20th July, 2023

Is GMAT Harder Than CAT? 

Explore the key differences between CAT and GMAT, two popular MBA entrance exams, including the conducting body and eligibility criteria.


“GMAT Vs CAT, Here’s everything you need to know”

– GMAT consists of MCQs from Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. – CAT is an online exam with MCQs and key-in answer type questions.

Exam Pattern

Exam Syllabus

– GMAT assesses candidates in Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning etc. – CAT syllabus includes Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, and Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension.

Difficulty Level

– GMAT is considered the toughest due to tough questions and adaptive testing. – CAT is known for its high difficulty level.

Marking Scheme

– CAT exam has 66 questions carrying three marks each for right answer. Total marks of CAT is 198. – GMAT has a peculiar marking scheme. Candidates are marked between 200 and 800.

Understand the differences between CAT and GMAT, and choose the exam that best suits your strengths and aspirations to pursue a successful MBA career.