Cat Preparation Books
Changing colours of CAT- why the IIMís keep trying to twiddle around with something that is acknowledge as the best designed and most difficult test on the planet. Why, when it seems to serve their purpose of filtering quite well? Are they really going to achieve something fundamentally different by changing the number of sections, questions, the marking system, the time of the , etc.
Enough has been said and written about the CAT by pundits and experts, but sometimes things still bear repeating . for ex. If you look closely, the people who design the CAT are able to test you for abilities that may not be readily apparent. They check your ability to handle stress, think creativity, apply theoretically concepts, manage conflicting priorities, take risk, work to a schedule, multi-task an dissolve problem on your feet. These are not coincidentally also the qualities of a good a manger possesses in abundance. What does this revelation means to your preparation for the CAT/it means that you have got to develop these qualities in the course of your preparation for the CAT. It means that there is no oe size fits all approach to getting into the IIMs . it means that there is no single set of qualities that the IIMs are looking for in the candidate they are filter in.
Following are the highly recommended CAT Preparation Books and Cat Preparation Material
1) Study Package For Mat Management Aptitude Test - Arun Sharma
2) Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Enter. Exam - Abhijit Guha
3) Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT and Other MBA Entrance Exam - Thorpes
4) The Complete CAT Digest (Common Admission Test) -Arun Sharma
5) How to Prepare for the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT- Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
So the candidate goal should be not to try and predict the pattern or the question within. That would be a real waste of your managerial potential and future promise. Instead you should truly understand and intimately know the CAT as a friend and plan to meet it without fear. Let the people around you panic and hyperventilate about the recent changes. They are doing their own chances no good and thereby helping your cause. Even a small discussion with a group of 4-5 students will through up of enough ideas for your. Be ready for you exam.