Best Books for CAT Preparation 2018

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Best Books for CAT 2018

When it comes to preparing for entrance exams like CAT, the best way to start your preparation is to pick the right study material. Books have always been considered the best source for enhancing knowledge and providing the right guidance to students. But today, there are so many choices in the market that it becomes difficult for aspirants to pick the right ones. In this article, we've tried to close that gap by shortlisting some books that you can refer to while studying for the CAT 2018 paper. The following list features some of the best and highly recommended CAT preparation books. 

Best Books for CAT Preparation 2018

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Arun Sharma's How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT
  • Sarvesh K Verma's Quantum CAT
  • Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Nishit K. Sinha
  • NCERT Mathematics books for Class 8, 9 & 10

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension by Arihant Publication
  • R.S. Aggarwal's A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay's How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT
  • The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning by Nishit Sinha

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

  • Arun Sharma's How to Prepare for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning for CAT
  • Nishit K. Sinha's Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT
  • NCERT books
  • Word Power Made Easy by NORMAN LEWIS

CAT Preparation Books for Quantitative Aptitude

Arun Sharma's How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

One of the best and highly recommended books for preparing numerical section. Tata McGraw Hill (TMH) publications is the publisher.

Quantum CAT Written by Sarvesh K Verma

This books features a wide variety of questions and maintains the level of difficulty as well.

Nishit K. Sinha's Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT

This book is published by the Pearson education, this book covers new updates and additions including equations, co–ordinate geometry, number system, etc.

Abhijit Guha's Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Published by Tata McGraw-Hill, this book covers almost all topics required for CAT preparation.

CAT Preparation Books for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

Arun Sharma's How to Prepare for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning for CAT

Published by TMH publication, this book explains all the fundamental concepts related to Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.

Nishit K. Sinha's Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation for the CAT

Pearson publication is the publisher of this book, which includes most of the advanced and fundamental topics in DI and LR.

CAT Preparation Books for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

Authored by R.S. Aggarwal and published by S. Chand publications, this book is easy to comprehend and offers simple explanations.

The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning by Nishit Sinha

This book is a fine composition of both the sections.

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension for CAT by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay

Apart from various tips and tricks to tackle different questions, this book also has the latest exam pattern so that the candidates can become familiar with the paper.

While these books have been recommended to tackle the CAT question paper, you must also try and stay updated with the latest national and international news by reading newspapers and magazines regularly, by watching news channels and listening to the radio. Keeping a track of daily news will help you achieve success in further admission rounds of B-Schools, which may include GD & PI and WAT.

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