Best books for Verbal Ability for CAT listed below:
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A first step towards successful CAT preparation is choosing the right book for CAT. However, aspirants should avoid referring too many books at a time, as it leads to confusion.
Which book is recommended for CAT?
So you are targeting CAT 2018? Confused with which book to refer? Don’t worry! Given below is a list of Best books for Verbal Ability for CAT. It can help in supplementing your CAT Preparation. Read on.
1. How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT:
Here comes the new edition of the bestselling title How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by renowned authors Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay who are acknowledged CAT trainers. The book emphasizes on how to tackle the VA & RC section of the CAT and other MBA examinations with ease. It gives clear guidance on how to attempt the various types of questions along with tips and tricks that help save time. This book is a must-have for aspirants appearing for any and all MBA entrance examinations – it includes the latest pattern of questions that are being asked in the examination.
2. The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability for the CAT and Other MBA Entrance Examinations:
The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability for the CAT and Other MBA Entrance Examinations is suitable for beginner-level as well as advance-level preparation for various management entrance examinations. The purpose of this book is to make candidates completely familiar with different types of questions appearing in the verbal ability section. About the author Sujit Kumar has vast experience in training students appearing for various competitive examinations. He has been preparing candidates for Verbal Ability, Group Discussion and Personal Interview for more than a decade. Apart from holding a diploma in management and corporate experience of more than ten years, the author holds a masters degree in English Literature. He is currently with CPLC, Mumbai, as a Faculty and part of the senior management. He has also authored Reading Comprehension for the CAT, Verbal Ability for the CAT and English Usage for the CAT.
3. Trishna’s Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning For The CAT And Other MBA Examinations:
This book offers detailed explanation of verbal ability and logical reasoning sections. It makes the student understand how questions should be tackled. The content has been arranged to make it easier for students to prepare, and each of the areas tested in the examination is covered by explanatory inputs and practice tests so that you can test yourself at every stage of your preparation and, recognize areas of comfort and those that need particular focus.
4. A MODERN APPROACH TO VERBAL AND NON VERBAL REASONING:
Published by S. Chand Publishers, “A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning” has been written based on the syllabi of the various competitive examinations to aid the students understand and cope with this much overlooked yet important portion.
Authored by Professor R.S. Aggarwal, the book is laid in two sections that tease, test and ultimately improve one’s reasoning skills. The first section deals with verbal reasoning. This section has further been divided into two sub-divisions that elaborate on various ways how verbal reasoning is tested and how to apply logic to arrive at the answer. The second section, entitled Non Verbal Reasoning has sub-divisions that acquaints a student about an analytical approach towards solving non-verbal reasoning problems.
Reasoning, both verbal and non-verbal, make up a important section of not only the public examinations like income tax, bank, civil services but are also integral for entrance examinations conducted for admissions into MBA, hotel management, MCA and BEd programs as well. Hence, a handy book such as this one is a necessity for the students preparing for any of them. Written in crisp, clear and easy to understand language with proper illustrations wherever necessary, this book provides detailed information on the subject.
Apart from the solved questions with full illustrations of the steps, the book also contains various unsolved problems for the students to solve and be adept with the whole process. The answers are provided at the back in details to aid the students in coping with different types of problems.
From bank exams, income tax, railways, UPSC and civil services to CAT and other competitive entrance examinations, this book has been referred to as the prime study-tool for the entire verbal and non-verbal reasoning portion.
About the Author
R.S. Aggarwal, the author is a pass-out from Kirori Mal College in Delhi and is widely known in the academic circles for having produced several bestselling books over years. After working at a lecturer at the Nanak Chand Anglo Sanskrit College (NAS) in Meerut for some time, he managed to secure a fellowship to pursue his doctorate at the Delhi University. Later on, he became a Reader in NAS, Meerut before moving to MMH, Ghaziabad. He has authored around 75 books on Mathematics for school students as well as those appearing for several competitive examinations in India.
Apart from studying theory, one should also have books that comprises of CAT question papers of last few years. This could be of great help during CAT 2018 revision.
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