Best Books for XAT 2020

Ankan Chattopadhyay Updated On: 10 Jan, 2020 16:57 IST

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Best Books for XAT 2020

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur has announced the date of examination for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2020. The exam has been already conducted on 5th January 2020. All the candidates who are interested in pursuing management courses from XLRI and other distinguished B-Schools in India must start preparing for XAT 2020. This examination is conducted on a national level for the management aspirants. Therefore, the preparation needs to be extremely good as the level of competition is extremely high.

In order to secure good marks and get placed in a good management institution, candidates must clear this examination. Books can be the best medium to help candidates ace this examination. If aspirants want to prepare well and in a strategic manner, then they must go through the highly recommended for XAT. Candidates must search for books that suit their preferences. Books for XAT will not only help candidates in good preparation but will also help them adopt a good practice of reading books to acquire knowledge and insight about a topic or subject-matter. Mentioned below are the top and best books for XAT 2020 that can be considered by candidates at the time of preparation.

How to Select the Best Books for XAT

Before selecting a book for preparation, it is important to keep a few important factors in mind. To help you with this, we have mentioned few important pointers that must be considered while selecting books for XAT 2020 preparation.

  • It is very important for you to first check the year of publication of the book that you are about to pick for your preparation. Checking the year of publication is important because the syllabus and the subject-matter changes with years passing by. To be updated with the topics and syllabus, read the books with the recent years marked on it.

  • While selecting books for XAT 2020, also remember to check for the latest edition of the book. In order to get updated contents and information, you should always choose the latest edition of the preparatory books.

  • If you want to study the correct contents and information, then go for renowned authors and publication houses. Reading books by known authors is recommended even by experts as you can rely on the theories and topics explained by them.

  • Books and study materials issued by coaching centers or training centers can also serve as a good source of information on important topics covered in the examination.

  • 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 XAT 2020.

  • It is always advised to compare the contents and topics of two or more books in order to get the authentic and correct explanation of important topics. It also helps in cross-checking the information of the book and study material.

Best Books for XAT 2020 Preparation

Books for XAT Quantitative Ability & DI

  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic (Arihant) Rajesh Verma
  • Arithmetic for General Competitions
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (S.Chand) R.S.Agarwal
  • Data Interpretation Magical Book Series

Books for XAT Logical Ability

  • Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning By R.S. Agarwal (S.Chand)
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning (S.Chand) by R.S.Agarwal
  • A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal (Arihant) by BS Sijwali
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey.

Books for XAT Verbal Ability

  • Word Power made Easy By Norman Lewis
  • Descriptive General English by SP Bakshi and Richa Sharma
  • Objective General English By R. S. Agarwal and Vikas Agarwal
  • High School English Grammar by Wren & Martin.

Common Books for XAT 2020

  • XAT Solved Papers (2008 - 2018) 2019: XAT 2019 Eleventh Edition by Gautam Puri

  • Target XAT 2019 (Past Papers 2005 - 2018 + 5 Mock Tests) 10th Edition by Disha Experts

  • Target XAT Simplified by Disha Experts

  • Concepts of number for XAT and other quantitative exams by Gajendra Kumar

  • Jabbing the XAT consisting of solved papers by R.K. Jha

Best Books for XAT 2020 - Important Highlights

We have provided some of the important highlights about some of the preparatory books for XAT 2020. Candidates are advised to go through the details of the books given below to have a better idea about which study materials are to be referred to in order to do well in the entrance.

Word Power Made Easy 

Author - Norman Lewis

Price - Rs 150

This is considered to be one of the most prominent books which can be relied on when it comes to preparing for management entrance examinations. XAT is no exception, candidates need to have a good vocabulary if they are to do good in the examination. This is considered to be one of the best books to improve one’s vocabulary.

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Author - Ajay Singh

Price - Rs 550

This book can be considered to be a perfect collection which can be referred by the students in order to prepare for the management entrance. This book comprises of a number of comprehension passages along with the topics that are asked in XAT entrance.

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Author - R.S Aggarwal

Price - Rs 400

Written by one of the most renowned authors R.S Aggarwal, this book comprises of all the topics from where questions can be asked in the Quantitative Aptitude section of the question paper. There are two major sections of the book namely data interpretation and arithmetic ability. It also consists of problems which should be solved by the candidates to do well in the examination.

Arun Sharma’s Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

Author - Arun Sharma

Price - Rs 500

Though the name of a different entrance examination has been mentioned of the title of the book, it is considered to be very helpful for XAT preparation. Experts advise that it is a must read for candidates preparing for the Quantitative Aptitude. This book offers the students with both difficult and easy questions. The student-friendly manner of guiding the students make this book a must pick for the aspirants of XAT. 

The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning

Price - Rs 340

Decision making is considered to be one of the toughest portions of the syllabus. This book helps the candidates to prepare in an effective manner. It covers topics ranging from verbal ability to logical reasoning in a well balanced manner. 

Best Books for XAT 2020 - Important Highlights

We have provided some of the important highlights about some of the preparatory books for XAT 2020. Candidates are advised to go through the details of the books given below to have a better idea about which study materials are to be referred to in order to do well in the entrance.

Word Power Made Easy 

Author - Norman Lewis

Price - Rs 150

This is considered to be one of the most prominent books which can be relied on when it comes to preparing for management entrance examinations. XAT is no exception, candidates need to have a good vocabulary if they are to do good in the examination. This is considered to be one of the best books to improve one’s vocabulary.

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Author - Ajay Singh

Price - Rs 550

This book can be considered to be a perfect collection which can be referred by the students in order to prepare for the management entrance. This book comprises of a number of comprehension passages along with the topics that are asked in XAT entrance.

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Author - R.S Aggarwal

Price - Rs 400

Written by one of the most renowned authors R.S Aggarwal, this book comprises of all the topics from where questions can be asked in the Quantitative Aptitude section of the question paper. There are two major sections of the book namely data interpretation and arithmetic ability. It also consists of problems which should be solved by the candidates to do well in the examination.

Arun Sharma’s Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

Author - Arun Sharma

Price - Rs 500

Though the name of a different entrance examination has been mentioned of the title of the book, it is considered to be very helpful for XAT preparation. Experts advise that it is a must read for candidates preparing for the Quantitative Aptitude. This book offers the students with both difficult and easy questions. The student-friendly manner of guiding the students make this book a must pick for the aspirants of XAT. 

The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning

Price - Rs 340

Decision making is considered to be one of the toughest portions of the syllabus. This book helps the candidates to prepare in an effective manner. It covers topics ranging from verbal ability to logical reasoning in a well balanced manner. 

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