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Syllabus for ACET Examination will include the following

1) Mathematics
2) Statistics
3) English
4) Data Interpretation
5) Logic

1) Mathematics
    a) Notation and standard functions
    b) Numerical Methods
    c) Algebra
    d) Differentiation
    e) Integration
    f) Vectors
    g) Matrices

2) Statistics
    a) Permutations and combinations
    b) Types of data
         Statistical diagrams, bar chart, histogram, dot plot, stem-and-leaf, boxplot
    c) Measures of location
         mean, median, mode
    d) Measures of spread
         range, interquartile range, standard deviation, variance, Skewness
    e) Probabilities
         basic rules of probabilities
    f) Advanced probabilities
         tree diagrams, conditional probabilities
    g) Discrete random variables
         definitions, probabilities, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of skewness
    h) Continuous random variables
         definitions, probabilities, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of skewness
    i) Discrete distributions
         discrete uniform, Bernoulli, binomial, Poisson
    j) Continuous distributions
         continuous uniform, exponential, the normal distribution
    k) Correlation
         scatter plots, covariance, correlation coefficient
    l) Regression

3) English
    a) Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms)
    b) English Usage or Grammar
    c) Sentence Correction
    d) Fill in the blanks
    e) Cloze Passage
    f) Analogies or Reverse Analogies
    g) Jumbled Paragraph
    h) Meaning-Usage Match
    i) Summary Questions
    j) Verbal Reasoning
    k) Facts / Inferences / Judgements
    l) Reading Comprehension

Vocabulary: Vocabulary questions test the candidate’s knowledge of the primary meanings of words, secondary shades of meaning, usage, idioms and phrases, antonyms, related words, etc.

Grammar: Grammar-based questions test the candidate’s ability to spot and correct grammatical errors. It should generally tests knowledge of high school level grammar and includes areas like subject-verb agreement, use of modifiers, parellel construction, redundancy, phrasal verbs, use of articles, prepositions, etc.

Verbal Reasoning: Verbal reasoning questions are designed to test the candidate’s ability to identify relationships or patterns within groups of words or sentences.

4) Data Interpretation
Data is given in form of tables, charts and graphs. In this section it is tested that how can you interpret the given data and answers the questions based on it.
    a) Tables
    b) Column Graphs
    c) Bar Graphs
    d) Line Charts
    e) Pie Chart
    f) Venn Diagrams
    g) Caselets

Combination of two or more types linked to each other.

5) Logical Reasoning
    a) Number and Letter Series
    b) Calendars
    c) Clocks
    d) Cubes
    e) Venn Diagrams
    f) Binary Logic
    g) Seating Arrangement
    h) Logical Sequence
    i) Logical Matching
    j) Logical Connectives
    k) Syllogism
    l) Blood Relations

Reference Books for ACET Examination

1. TOMATO (Test Of Mathematics at Ten plus Two level published by ISI)

2. How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay, Mc Graw Hill

3. How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT Editor: Arun Sharma

4. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Editor: Abhijit Guha

5. The Pearson and Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT Editor: Nishit K. Sinha

6. Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations Editor: R.S. Aggarwal

7. High School English Grammar and Composition- Wren and Martin

8. Word Power Made Easy Editor: Norman Lewis

9. Problem Solving Strategies Editor: Arthur Engel

10. Challenge and Thrill of Pre-College Mathematics by New Age International Publishers

11. Challenging Mathematical Problems with Elementary Solutions Editors: A.M. Yaglom and I.M. Yaglom

12. An Excursion in Mathematics Editors: M. R. Modak, S. A. Katre, V. V. Acharya, V. M. Sholapurkar

13. Problem Primer for the Olympiad Editors: C R Pranesachar, B J Venkatachala, C S Yogananda

14. Trishna’s Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning for the CAT and other MBA Entrance Examinations

15. ACTED Study Material - FAC and STATS PACK
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