GMAT Best Books 2019

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 14 May, 2019 12:34 IST

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Best Books for GMAT

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is one of the most preferred tests for the candidates who want to pursue MBA and PGDM courses from reputed and recognised institutions. The exam takes place at regular intervals throughout the year. It is a national level examination, marks of which are accepted by top national and international B-Schools. It is considerably a tough paper to clear which can be achieved only through good preparation and full dedication. To prepare for GMAT, candidates can go through the How to Prepare section of GMAT.

In order to prepare well for GMAT, candidates can take help from books and study materials. But books can only be helpful if the candidates are aware of the syllabus. Therefore, aspirants of GMAT are advised to first go through the syllabus and exam pattern of GMAT and then start studying from the right book or study material.

Candidates can choose books based on different subjects of the syllabus or can opt for common GMAT preparation books. GMAT books will help candidates to go through the preparation plan in a smooth and systematic way. And will also help in understanding the exam pattern and structure of GMAT. CollegeDekho has prepared a list of Best Books for GMAT for the test-takers. These books will help serve as a good guide for important and tricky topics of the syllabus. Take help from these books and mark your place in one of the top management institutions in India or abroad.

How to Select the Best Books for GMAT

  • Candidates must select the books and study materials carefully. Before buying any book, candidates should check the year of publication and the edition of the book. Purchasing books of the latest edition and recent publication will guide them through the updated version of the syllabus.

  • Candidates are recommended to buy books of renowned authors or of known publication houses. This helps candidates to study the right explanation with theories correctly applied. A matter of reputation and authentication is also attached with a reputed author or publication house.

  • Candidates who are attached with some coaching centers or exam preparation centers can choose to study from the books given by these centers. The books provided by the coaching centers are well explained by the teachers of the center. The explanation given is relatively in a simpler language as compared to other books.

  • Books that focus mainly on exam preparation consisting of sample papers and previous years’ question papers are also a good source and reference materials for the aspirants of GMAT.

  • It is always good to compare two books or theories of two books. This helps in extracting the correct and authentic explanation of the important subjects or tricky topics. This should be practised by the candidates in case if they are not sure of the content of the books or if the book is not of a renowned author or publication house.

Best Books for GMAT Preparation

Best Books for Verbal Section

  • Objective General English by S. P. Bakshi (Arihant Publication)

  • Descriptive English For Competitive Examinations by B.K.Publication

  • Descriptive English For Competitive Examinations by S.J. Thakur and S.K. Rout

  • SSC Chapterwise Solved Papers English Language 2018 by Arihant Publications.

  • Objective General English 10,000 plus Questions by R.S. Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

  • English Language Comprehension Skills by Sachchida Nand Jha

Best Books for Quantitative Section

  • Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma

  • Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations by Abhijit Guha

  • Quantitative Aptitude Numerical Ability (Fully Solved) 7000+ Objective Question by Pratiyogita Kiran & KICX Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan

  • Quantitative Aptitude Quantum Cat 2018 by Sarvesh K. Verma

  • How to Become a Human Calculator?: With the Magic of Vedic Maths by Aditi Singhal

  • Mathematics for MBA by R.S. Aggarwal

Best Books for Integrated Reasoning Section

  • A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal

  • Logical Reasoning by Arihant Publication

  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning by Ashok Gupta

  • How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT by Arun Sharma

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

Best Books for Analytical Writing Assessment Section:

  • Analytical Writing Assessment (Veritas Prep GMAT) by
    by Chad Troutwine (Author), Markus Moberg (Author), Brian Galvin (Author)

  • GMAT Analytical Writing: Solutions to the Real Argument Topics (Test Prep Series) by Vibrant Publishers

Common Books for GMAT Preparation

  • GMAT Official Guide 2018 Verbal Review: Book by GMAC

  • GMAT Official Guide 2018 Quantitative Review: Book by GMAC

  • GMAT Advanced Quant: 250+ Practice Problems & Bonus Online Resources

  • Sentence Correction GMAT Preparation Guide by Avi Gutman

  • The Complete GMAT Strategy Guide Set

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