Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 18 Oct, 2018 17:02 IST
IBSAT 2018 is a national level examination conducted mainly for aspirants of MBA and PGDM courses for nine ICFAI Business School (IBS) campuses situated in Dehradun, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. The IBSAT 2018 is scheduled to be conducted from 22nd to 23rd December 2018 with the declaration of the result in the first week of January 2019.
It's time that aspirants of IBSAT 2018 should start with their preparation in order to avoid last minute tension and hassle. A good preparation can start by making a good study plan and timetable. Candidates must first go through the syllabus and exam pattern of IBSAT 2018 and then start studying for the examination. An integral part of your preparation should be to have the right study material for IBSAT 2018. Books are an important part for any exam preparation. Candidates must study from best books for IBSAT 2018. There are a number of books available in the market to help candidates prepare well for IBSAT 2018.
In order to select a book candidates must consider few points and select the right book. To do so candidates can go through the pointers that will help them to select the best book for IBSAT 2018.
Candidates must most importantly check the year of publication of the book they are considering for the purpose of preparation of IBSAT 2018. Taking books of the recent year of publication will help candidates to be familiar with the changed syllabus and pattern of questions and topics.
Checking the edition of the book is also important for the candidates. Studying from the latest edition will help candidates to study the updated version of the syllabus as prescribed by the examination conducting authority.
Taking books of renowned authors are recommended by expert guides of the IBSAT 2018 examination. The only motive is to read correct content and information when considering books for competitive exams. If the author is renowned then the chances of studying wrong concepts and theories reduce to a great extent.
Candidates can also take help from the books issued by the training centers or the coaching centers. These books are specifically planned for the purpose of clearing the examination. Hence, the content of the book is framed specifically for the test-takers of IBSAT. Books issued by the coaching centers will also help candidates in understanding the style of questions asked in the entrance exam.
Considering books with attached sample papers, previous years’ question papers and reference materials is also advisable for IBSAT 2018 aspirants. This will help candidates not only in understanding the exam pattern and structure but will also help them to practice well by solving these papers.
It is important for candidates to always cross-check and compare the explanation of an important section or difficult topic in two different books of different authors. This should especially be done when the authors are not so renowned or recognised.
Candidates can also switch to online books or e-books for their preparation. The level of risk is also in e-books as candidates can easily compare the contents by searching the relevant topic on the internet.
Best Books for Quantitative Aptitude:
Quantitative Aptitude Numerical Ability (Fully Solved) 7000+ Objective Question by Pratiyogita Kiran & KICX Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan
Mathematics for MBA by R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma
Best Books for Data Interpretation:
Data Interpretation by K. Kundan
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency by Ananta Ashisha
Best Books for Verbal Ability:
Common Books for IBSAT Preparation