NIMCET Preparation Books 2018

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    Most of the candidates taking NIMCET seek help from the books available in the market. The best books for NIMCET preparation are the ones which will give you precise theory and an adequate understanding of the basic concepts.

    Often, you find difficulty in choosing the right books. It can be a confusing deal because of plethora of books available, especially for novices. For your convenience, we have bought the best preparation books for NIMCET 2018, scheduled on May 27.

    The exam paper has 120 Mathematics, Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness and General English questions. For each correct answer, students will be awarded four marks and for any question answered incorrectly, one mark will be deducted. Check NIMCET Exam Pattern

    Other than the aforementioned reference books, e-books and web based study materials can also be used.

    NIMCET Preparation Books for Mathematics

    This is the most important section as it carries the most weightage (50 questions). Questions asked are generally relatively easy and straightforward, 100 percent accuracy is possible.

    Some of the most important topics from this section are:

    • Set Theory
    • Probability and Statistics
    • Algebra
    • Coordinate Geometry
    • Calculus
    • Vectors
    • Trigonometry

    For the above-mentioned topics, we suggest you refer the below books:

    1. NCERT mathematics textbooks: NCERT books will help to build a solid foundation for this subject. You should be thorough with your NCERT books. It is most definitely the best way to get students attuned to the subject.
    2. Objective Mathematics for JEE (Main & Advanced) & other Engineering Entrance Examinations by RD Sharma: This book will definitely boost your preparation. The sheer quantum of questions allows one to rehearse and refine their mathematical skills. Solve it rigorously and there will be improvements.
    3. Objective Mathematics by M. L. Khanna:  This advanced book covers many topics like Calculus, Trigonometry, Probability and the like. This is so as to navigate the advanced stuff.
    4. Mathematics by R.S. Agarwal: Various concepts have been explained in great depth in this book accompanied by problems of varied difficulty. Coverage of almost all topics related to the subject is what makes this book worth considering.

    NIMCET Preparation Books for Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

    Questions to be solved are based on the precondition or premise given in the paper using a rational and systematic approach. This section has 40 questions. Practice as many questions as possible from textbooks and previous years’ papers, along with the best books given below:

    1. Barron's Military Flight Aptitude Tests by Terry L. Duran: This book offers conceptual theory with a number of examples and exercises. It includes solved and unsolved questions as well.
    2. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal: Logical Reasoning demands a clear understanding of concepts. Students should clear their concepts before they start practicing questions. This book will help you with it.
    3. Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A. K. Gupta: The written language is very simple and makes it easy for every individual to understand the complex concepts. It tackles all aspects of analytical ability and logical reasoning.

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    NIMCET Preparation Books for Computer Awareness

    Questions in this section are asked from Computer Basics and Data Representation. The below-mentioned NIMCET books for Computer Awareness should suffice your preparation. This section does not demand a rigorous study.

    • Computer Fundamentals by Pradeep K. Sinha: This book may prove to be useful for novices in particular because of its sheer simplicity. It covers topics like Number systems, Computer Codes, Binary arithmetic, Boolean Algebra, and Logic Circuits.
    • Ramesh Objective Computer Awareness: This book covers all the necessary topics in great detail while being precise. It explains complex concepts in a way that is not tough for students to understand. And thus, helps them retain these longer.

    NIMCET Preparation Books for General English

    This section is designed to assess the basic language ability of candidate like Comprehension, Vocabulary, Basic English Grammar (like usage of correct forms of verbs, pronouns and conjunctions), Word power, Synonyms and Antonyms and Technical Writing. It has a total of 20 questions.

    This is relatively easy to prepare for. As cliched as it sounds, there is no better way to prepare for this section than reading. If not books, read the editorial section of newspapers like The Hindu, The Indian Express and the like. Newspaper-reading is the best habit that one can inculcate.

    The aforementioned books are vast, the candidate should have the knack of knowing what is relevant from a NIMCET perspective.

    1. Objective English for Competitive Examination by Hari Mohan Prasad
    2. Test of English Language by RPH Editorial Board
    3. Concise English Grammar by RPH Editorial Board
    4. Advance General English by H. S. Bhatia

    Other Important NIMCET Preparation Books

    We hope this article will help you prepare better for the exam. Rest assure, these books are reliable and recommended by most toppers. Along with these, you must also practice as many sample papers as possible. Good luck!

    • 11 Years' Solved Papers MCA Entrances by Amit M Agarwal: You should solve previous year papers to get a feel of what NIMCET looks like. It is imperative for all-round preparation because it will also help you ascertain your strengths and weaknesses better and gauge your preparation as a whole and you can acclimate yourself to the questions asked in each section.
    • Complete Study Package for MCA Entrance of All Indian Universities by Amit M. Agarwal: Aspirants are advised to have a steady goal-oriented strategy, this all-in-one book will make your leaning easier. This book should be the mainstay. Not only does it suffice all the concepts, it is also easier to finish and you should always try to keep your resources small.
    • Comprehensive Guide for M.C.A. Entrance Examination by R.S. Agarwal & Deepak Agarwal: It is advisable to students to not refer to a gazillion books and stick to a comprehensive guide in case of shortage of time. Individual books are good to start with but are too exhausting. You don't want to end up with the wrong books. Neither do you want to end up with too many right books.
    • A Text Book on Calculus by S. K. Goyal
    • All about Reasoning (Verbal) by Anjani A Gupta
    • Arithmetic for Competitive Examinations by Jain & Sharma
    • Common Errors in English by Abul Hashem
    • Excel With Objective Book for NIMCET by J.B Dixit, Ruchi Sharma and Ashish Mangal
    • General English by Abul Hashem
    • The Aptitude Test Workbook by Jim Barrett
    • Mental Ability Tests by Dr.Lal & Jain
    • Numerical Ability & Mathematical Aptitude by Dr. A.B. Ra
    • Quantitative Aptitude by Rita Mishra

    We hope this article will help you prepare better for the exam. Rest assure, these books are reliable and recommended by most toppers. Along with these, you must also practice as many sample papers as possible. Good luck!



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