Could you suggest a few good books for CAT preparation for beginners which is effective?
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CAT is a fairly logical exam which requires one to be clear about basic concepts and logical thinking. With enough practice, one should be able to ace the exam with no difficulty.
Below are some books which can be referred to for preparation in each section-
1. Word Power Made Easy - Norman Lewis
Do this book cover to cover and you should be in a position to understand hundreds of new words with ease
2. Mastering the Verbal Ability for CAT - Ajay Singh
This book contains ample number of passages to practice daily
3. How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT - Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay
This book contains mock tests also to aid your preparation
1. Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT - Sarvesh K Verma
This is one of the most comprehensive books on the subject and has more questions than one can do!
2. How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT - Arun Sharma
This book covers all topics and gives elaborate examples necessary for understanding of subject matter
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation
1. How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT - Arun Sharma
Again, the author provides what he promises - a complete guide on DI Preparation
2. Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT - K. Sinha Nishit
This is one of the best books for logical reasoning preparation for CAT as it offers 3 levels of questions - foundation, moderate and advanced
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Some books one can read in order to develop a reading habit-
1. Who Moved my Cheese - Spencer Johnson
2. Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach
3. The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
4. Animal Farm - George Orwell
5. Freakonomics - Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt
Have fun reading!
CAT refers to the Common Admission Test which is an online examination held each year by one of the Top IIMs inorder to get admission into the Indian institute of Management (IIM), and several others top MBA colleges (including some foreign colleges) too which accept the CAT score.
Inorder to get admission into the IIMs, you also have to pass an Interview Round for final selection. Here are some of the best books you can get during beginning stages of Preparation- How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma, How to Prepare for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension for CAT, A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning.
Hope that this answer helps you. ALL The Best.