CAT as the name says – Common Admission Test is the most common test that almost every professional aspirant takes up. A prestigious entrance exam for the prestigious B schools and other institutions which teach business management. A good CAT score is a feather in the cap of a successful professional. It is the most ambitious exam to make the best career the industry. Getting a good CAT score is a gateway to success in life for many. Here are some CAT books which are also study material to prepare well for the exam in a topic wise manner. This will support to study in the best possible way with each book concentrating on the said topic/subject. However, too many books can mess up the whole process of studies so be careful in choosing the right CAT books. One of the IIMs conducts the exam every year on a rotational basis and this year it is expected to be conducted by IIM, Khozikode.

1. Quantitative ability: Here a candidate’s problem solving skills are tested. This is a very difficult level of maths which includes topics from Arithmetic, Geometry, Algebra, Modern math, number system and other problem questions from higher maths. The knowledge about quantitative ability can be gained well by studying the book written by Arun Sharma titled How to prepare for Quantitative Ability for CAT which focuses on the vital questions according to difficulty level. There are also many mock tests in this book which will help you practice well.
2. Verbal and Reading Comprehension: Testing English language of the candidate is the purpose of this topic and is a vast one. Reading comprehension, language usage, written skills, vocabulary, word phrasing, verbal reasoning, grammar are the main questions. Some of the best books to prepare for this topic are:
• Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay’s How to Prepare for the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT which gives the right insight into the specific topics.
• Norman Lewis book on word power is a must have for competitive exam English language preparation
3. Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning: This topic includes questions from blood relations, seating arrangement, graphs, data arrangement, sufficiency, logical reasoning of a case etc. This needs sufficient practice of repeated questions. The best books for reference are:
• How to prepare for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning for CAT by Arun Sharma which includes almost all the basics of Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.
• Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for CAT and other MBA examinations by T.I.M. E

As you can see above, the books are mainly designed and written keeping in mind the competitive spirit of CAT exam. Hence these books are the best books for CAT examination which are a must have with every aspirant who applies for CAT to get a good score.

• Practice with CAT Mock Test.

Unlimited practice until the last minute can surely gain you a good score in the exam. These books should help you reach the best score by doing the best practice and preparation for the best exam for a best career.

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