Welcome aspirants to this free CAT study material course. CAT is a management aptitude test conducted by the IIMs primarily to evaluate and shortlist candidates for the post graduate programme. It is a computer-based exam and a candidate has to follow the due process of registering in order to appear for this exam conducted once a year. Check out CAT 2023 complete syllabus, top colleges, study plan
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The strategy for CAT 2023 is simple:
Before proceeding further, first go through Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the exam.
We have divided this free CAT study material into three sections:
Under this CAT complete course, you will find video tutorials for CAT Preparation covering the complete CAT syllabus. We will also provide PDFs and documents with articles and questions for CAT Preparation wherever required.
To effectively prepare for VARC section, you should make the habit of Reading at least one hour a day. Start with any topic of your interest. It can be sports, finance, novels etc. Once you get into the habit of reading, move on to read from diverse sources like the Economist, Economic times, Washington Post, The Hindu etc.
Follow the simple strategy:
So lets’ now dive into the content of our CAT free course:
To master the reading comprehension section of CAT, start reading at least one editorial on daily basis each from The Hindu and Mint. Prefer to read online version as it will help you to get into the habit of reading online, since your actual exam shall also take place on computer screen. Watch this video to know the Reading Comprehension Tricks for CAT.
Read following books The Secret, The Alchemist, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Power of Subconscious Mind, Think and Grow Rich
Next read Aeon Essays. For beginners, these essays may be difficult to comprehend. But as you get into habit into reading it, you will observe considerable improvement in your RC skills.
Lets’ now talk about the reading speed. It may take 3 to 6 months to build your reading speed.
Try solving RC’s given below:
The reasoning section of CAT exam is divided into two sections viz. Logical Reasoning (LR) and Data Interpretation (DI).
To start learning the basics of logical reasoning, straight away purchase the book How to prepare logical reasoning by Arun Sharma
The key to success in this section is PRACTICE, PRACTICE and more PRACTICE. Try to practice lot of puzzles and logical reasoning questions to improve your problem solving skills. Let’s get going now with this CAT guide:
The Quantitative Ability section tests your problem solving skills. The questions are of 10th/12th standards mathematics. The trick is to first go through the concepts and then attempts practice questions followed by practice tests. So lets’ get started topic by topic in this CAT Course 2023. Before moving forward, watch this video on How to Prepare for Quants?
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