To help you practise for CAT, XAT, IIFT, SNAP, NMAT and other MBA entrance exams.
In the last few years, the questions on Numbers in all the MBA exams has been of easy to moderate level of difficulty. An aspirant should see Numbers as a crucial topic which when clubbed with either Arithmetic or Algebra is more than enough to fetch you a 99+%Ile. For CAT, doing this topic well will boost your performance in the quant section as 1521 marks can easily be pocketed from Numbers itself. These marks would add on to the marks you dig out from Arithmetic and Algebra.
Take the free basiclevel Number System tests and warm up to the topic. Roughly 23 questions in the Quant section of CAT, XAT and SNAP are from the basic level of Number Systems.Take the practice tests to ensure that you are able to answer all questions of this level.
As you move onto the advanced level and take the practice tests you should start getting a strong hold on the topic. As 23 questions in Quant section of CAT and 34 questions in SNAP maybe fromthe advanced level of Number System, make sure you get enough practice to add maximum marks from this topic to your CAT score.
Basic and advance level tests should have given you much confidence by now to take the expertlevel tests.Build your ironclad strategy for the topic by taking the practice tests such that you are able to answer 12 questions that come from this level in the CAT exam.
Numbers  
CAT 
XAT 
IIFT 
SNAP 
NMAT 

Total Qs in Quant 
34 
27 
20 
40 
26 
Numbers 
57 
46 
46 
810 
35 
HCFLCM 
23 
12 

34 
23 
Divisibility 
12 
12 

23 
12 
Remainders 
12 
12 
23 
23 
23 
Number Properties 
12 

12 


Factorial 
12 
12 
12 
12 
23 
The raw score required in QA for a 99%ile in the last three instalments of CAT has been tabulated below
QA Score  
CAT 2014 
115 
CAT 2015 
73 
CAT 2016 
52 
As mentioned, Numbers need to be clubbed with either Arithmetic or Algebra for a scintillating performance. A student should find out his magic combination i.e. either Algebra & Numbers or Arithmetic and Numbers which can easily get him a 99%ile in QA.
Note:The above given data has been compiled and corroborated from the exams of 2015 and 2016. The number of questions may change drastically in the exams in the coming year.
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