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Best Books and Study Material for CAT 2018 Aspirants

By: Sakshi Awasthi on September 10, 2018

The Common Admission Test, also known as CAT is scheduled to be conducted on November 25, 2018, by the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. The examination is merely 75 days away and it's a resilient task to score a good percentile in a limited period.

The Best Study Material will enable the candidate to score well in the upcoming CAT examination. CAT Preparation comprises of various factors such as Preparation Strategy, Daily Hours of preparation and availability of good study material. 

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CAT Question Paper comprises of three sections i.e. the Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Quantitative Ability (QA).

Here is the list of Best Books for the CAT 2018 examination:

Study Material for VARC:

Book

Writer

Publication

How to Prepare for the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT

Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay

Tata McGraw-Hill

Norman Lewis' Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewi

Goyal Publishers

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Nishit Sinha

Pearson Publications

Manhattan Verbal

Compilation

Manhattan Prep

Barrons' Pocket Guide to Vocabulary

Sharon Weiner Green, Samuel C. Brownstein and Mitchel Weiner

Barron

Newspapers: The Hindu, The Indian Express

Study Material for DILR:

Book

Writer

Publication and Distributor

How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for the CAT

Arun Sharma

Tata McGraw-Hill

Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

Anant Ashisha

Arihant Publication

How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning

Arun Sharma

Tata McGraw-Hill

The Hand on Guide to Analytical Reasoning & Logical Reasoning

Peeyush Bharadwaj

Arihant Publication

Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation for the CAT

Nishit K. Sinha

Pearson Publication

The Great Book of Puzzles & Teasers

George J Summers

Mittal Books India

Shakuntala Devi Puzzles to Puzzle You

Shakuntala Devi

GBD Books

Newspapers & Magazines: The Economist, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Financial Chronicle, The Hindu Business Line, Financial Express.  

Study Material for Quantitative Aptitude:

Books

Writer

Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination

R. S. Aggarwal

S. Chand Publication

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

Arun Sharma

Tata McGraw Hill

Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT for Admission into IIMs

Sarvesh K. Verma

Arihant Publication

Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT

Nishit K. Sinha

Pearson Publication

The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Dinesh Khattar

Pearson Publication

How to Prepare for CAT

Muhamed Muneer

Om Books

CAT Sample Papers and Mock Tests will no doubt provide an idea about the actual examination and will enable the aspirant to complete the examination in the given time duration. Purchasing a book based on Previous Years' CAT Question Paper will be helpful for the aspirants. Arihant Publications' “Face to Face CAT Common Admission Test” is one of the most preferred Sample Paper by the CAT students.

Also Read: CAT 2018 Detailed Preparation Tips 

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