Best study material for Competitive ExamsMeghna Chauhan
Best study material for competitive exams such as CAT. CAT aspirants stress over to find the best study material for CAT preparation. Most likely it is normal to get stressed over essential things throughout preparation phase and CAT planning is certainly one of the critical strides in anybody’s career. Having said that, the selection of books is most likely not an essential one. There are a lot of awesome books that are accessible in the market that you can utilize and they are more or less similar. As a matter of first importance, to understand the basics and application I would much rather suggest that you proceed with a web based training course for CAT. It would offer you significantly more than what any book can with the assistance of recordings and live classes for question clarification. Having said that, it is likewise important to have some material or the other with the goal that you can rehearse and in the long run enhance yourself to solve CAT level questions effortlessly.
Best Books for CAT Preparation
How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT (Tata McGraw Hill)- Arun Sharma
Arun Sharma’s Quantitative Aptitude for CAT has been a hit in this section for a long time and has advanced into an ‘absolute necessity read’ book for this subject. Quantitative Aptitude is a standout amongst the most difficult segments of MBA entrance examinations and requires a scientific yet student-friendly approach to discussing the topic.
How to Prepare for the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT (Tata McGraw-Hill)- Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay
It is a comprehensive text on tackling the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension portion of the CAT and covers the entire range and all levels of questions asked in these examinations. The Book is must while preparing for other MBA Entrance Examinations such as XAT, IIFT, SNAP,CMAT,NMAT and other aptitude tests.
How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for the CAT Common Admission Test (Tata McGraw-Hill)- Arun Sharma
The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning- Nishit Sinha
This book for CAT gives an adjusted scope of both verbal capacity and logical thinking areas. Insights and critical thinking procedures gave in the book enables students to calibrate their interpretative aptitudes. A plenty of training tests familiarizes students with the actual question pattern of this examination.
The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude And Data Interpretation For The CAT – Nishit Sinha
This helps students strengthen basic concepts, build speed and accuracy for the CAT and other MBA entrance examinations.
Books by Arihant Publications
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Ajay Singh – A good book for Reading Comprehension.
Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma – It covers a large variety of questions and the difficulty level is also maintained.
Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis – A brilliant book for building your Vocabulary.
How to Read Better and Faster by Norman Lewis –A brilliant book with a multiple exercises that help you improve your reading speed.
High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin -To have a good command over English grammar.
Most CAT aspirants find difficulty with Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension because they don’t read books regularly. They should start reading books, novels, and magazines as many as possible. Reading newspapers and editorials will also help.
Books and Novels for MBA aspirants
- The Alchemist
- Harry Potter (Series)
- Sherlock Holmes (Series)
- Train to Pakistan
- Midnight’s Children
- The Black Swan
Recommended Business Magazines
- Business Line by The Hindu Group
- Business Today by India Today Group
- Business & Management Chronicle by Chronicle Publications
- Competition Success Review
- The Hindu
- Economics Times