NMAT BY GMAC 2020 BOOKS
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NMAT Preparation Books are an important resource to crack this popular exam for admission to top-most business schools. GMAC organizes NMAT exam wherein a higher score opens gates to various renowned MBA schools in the country.
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Questions from three sections are asked in the NMAT, all the sections have MCQs. However, marks distribution of questions in these sections is not equal.
GMAC offers detailed study material to NMAT aspirants, the council makes the official guide and latest mock test series accessible to the students. In addition to referring to these sources, the test-takers can also refer to other MBA exam preparation books that are suggested by the experts.
Choosing the right books can be confusing for many as the market offers so many choices. So before spending anything on study resources on books for NMAT, here are some guidelines:
Below mentioned are the recommended books by experts that will help in NMAT preparation:
To prepare for the language skills section, in addition to the books, referring to different newspapers is also important. The editorial section of newspapers like the Hindu, etc. helps a lot in improving vocabulary and reading speed. Students are suggested to refer to at least 2-3 editorial articles on a daily basis. Apart from this, you can also solve Reading Comprehension (RC) passages and do last year questions provided by numerous coaching centres for MBA.
Some of the books for Language Skills section:
|Name of the book||Authors||ISBN|
|How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||Arun Sharma It is one of the best books to practice the Verbal Ability section. It includes tips and strategies from the experts that are helpful in solving different types of RC & Verbal Ability questions. Also it has a vast collection of solved examples and last year questions from NMAT.|
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||Nishit Sinha||978-9353947026|
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension||Ajay Singh (This book is suggested to improve the individual’s VARC skills in a stepwise manner. It has more than 200 reading comprehension passages that helps in understanding the difficulty level of the exam. This book has complete solutions for the latest CAT, XAT, NMAT, SNAP and other such papers. Also, it serves as a detailed guide to prepare for all three sections of VARC including Verbal Ability, Verbal Reasoning and Reading comprehension.|
|Word Power Made Easy||Norman Lewis||978-8183071000|
|High School Composition & English Grammar||Wren & Martin||978-9352530144|
The questions in this section are divided into verbal reasoning and logical ability. Some of the topics that are included in the verbal reasoning section include Course of Action, Strong & Weak arguments, Conclusions, Critical Reasoning etc. Logical Ability include questions from Family tree, Seating arrangements, Blood relations, Calendars, Puzzles, Series etc.
This section tests an individual's analytical and logical skills. Some of the best books include:
|Name of the book||Authors|
|Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT||Nishit Sinha|
|How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT||Arun Sharma|
|A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning||R.S. Aggarwal|
Through the Quantitative Skills section, the test-makers check an individual's problem-solving ability. The section includes the maximum number of questions as compared to the other sections. So, it would help if you devote extra time while preparing this section. Some of the best books for Quantitative Skills section include:
|Quantitative Aptitude for CAT||Arun Sharma This book is one of the hot-selling books in the market that helps in clearing all the concepts. The book includes many solved examples on all topics essential for MBA entrances like CAT, XAT, NMAT etc.)|
|Quantitative Aptitude||R.S. Aggarwal This book for Quantitative Aptitude is preferred by the test-takers past so many years. It includes all the significant topics of quant along with their detailed solutions. It has more than 5000 questions of different styles. Also, it includes all the questions based on the latest trend of CAT, IIFT, XAT, etc.)||978-9352534029|
|How to prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT||Arun Sharma It includes short tricks and tips that are important to solve indirect questions. Additionally, students get access to more than 50 test papers with their detailed solutions. It includes almost all important questions keeping in mind their difficulty level.|
The test-takers need to do more NMAT mock test series and previous years’ question papers as it will make them more confident to avoid their preparations. By taking more mock tests, students can understand the real questions that come in the exam, they also can judge their preparation level from the starting. By taking more mock tests, the candidates can understand all the topics and focus on their strengths and improve their weaker sections.
The GMAC Sample papers assist students in getting an accurate idea regarding the actual exam and how they should prepare to get a good score in the marks. The candidates preparing for NMAT by GMAC must focus on practising using the latest and updated NMAT by GMAC Question papers. Students are suggested to refer to these sample papers beforehand, so that they don’t have that surprised looks on their face at the time of giving the actual exam.
Benefits of solving NMAT Sample papers by GMAC
|Language Skills||Quantitative Skills||Logical Reasoning|
|Reading Comprehension Analogies Antonyms Choose for correct Preposition Synonyms Jumbled Paragraphs Mark the Error Fill in the blanks Cloze Test||Number System HCF and LCM Ratio and Proportion Data Interpretations Fractions Profit and Losses Simplifications Decimals Percentage||Sitting arrangement Blood relations Decision making Direction sense test Classifications Coding-decoding Inequalities Syllogism Arithmetical operations Machine input|
In the NMAT exam, since there is no negative marking, the test-takers prefer taking more tests. Besides, you can take the NMAT exam two more times to improve your score. If you have given your 100%, then scoring high in NMAT by GMAC is not a difficult task. Even if half of the total questions attempted by you are correct, you can easily get a good percentile, so make your preparation strategy accordingly. While going, NMAT Preparations, you don’t have to study day and night. Rather you need to study smartly and develop a more intelligent approach to solve all the questions correctly in the minimum time.
NMAT organized by GMAC is a national level exam taken to select eligible students for MBA programs offered by NMIMS University and other renowned B-Schools. Last year, more thousands of students gave NMAT exam conducted by the GMAC exam to get admission to their dream college; among many B-schools, NMIMS Mumbai is among the top B-schools in India that consider NMAT scores while offering admissions.
Since the competition in all MBA entrance exams is getting stiff these days, where all race against each other to get good scores. To stay ahead in the competition, you need to prepare smartly to get the best results. You can refer to the books mentioned above that will help you clear NMAT and score good marks.
So best of luck with your preparations and study smartly!!
Candidates planning to give NMAT 2020 need to meet the eligibility criteria announced by GMAC, the eligible candidates can proceed further by filling the NMAT application form 2020.
Mentioned below is the NMAT eligibility criteria:
Your NMAT Preparation must focus on beneath points:
The Quantitative Skills section holds the maximum weightage in the NMAT question paper as compared to language skills and logical reasoning section. So you need to spend extra time on your preparation to prepare for the Quant section.
Ques. What are the best NMAT Preparation Books Quantitative Skills?
Ans. Best NMAT preparation books for quantitative are Quantitative Aptitude for CAT, Quantitative Aptitude, How to prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT.
Ques. What are the best NMAT Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning?
Ans. Best NMAT Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning are Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT, How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT, and A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning.
Ques. What are the best NMAT Preparation Books for Language Skills section?
Ans. Best NMAT preparation books for Language Skills sections are How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Word Power Made Easy, and High School Composition & English Grammar.
Ques. I already have books for CAT preparation. Do I need separate resources for NMAT?
Ans. For the sections which are similar, CAT books should suffice for NMAT preparation.
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