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Introduction to the CAT: Tips From an IIM Alumunus, 4/e

Introduction to the CAT:  Tips From an IIM Alumunus,  4/e

Author(s):
  • Sidharth Balakrishna
  • Author: Sidharth Balakrishna
    • ISBN:9788131770689
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131770680
    • Price:Rs. 275.00
    • Pages:248
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available
    • With   CD


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    An Introduction to the CAT: Tips from an IIM Alumnus is the outcome of several years of the author's experience in coaching students for the MBA entrance examinations. This comprehensive guide prepares the candidate for each section and stage of the management school entrance exams, building confidence and instilling a systematic approach.

    Table of Content

    Preface to the Fourth Edition
    Preface
    About the Author
    1. An Introduction to the CAT and an Analysis of the Last Few CAT Papers
    2. CAT 2011: The Changes and What They Mean for Your Preparation
    3. Scoring Pattern and Selection Criteria for IIM Calls
    4. About the CAT: The Actual Experience and Screenshots of the Test
    5. CAT: Now a Computer-Based Test
    6. CAT 2009: The Actual Experience of the First Computer-Based CAT
    7. What to Look for in a Coaching Institute?
    8. The Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning Section in the Computer-Based CAT: Type of Questions in Verbal Ability
    9. Tackling Verbal Ability Questions: Tips and Guidelines
    10. The Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning Section in the Computer-Based Cat: Types of
    Logical Reasoning Questions
    11. Tackling Logical Reasoning Questions
    12. The Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation Section in the Computer-Based CAT: Type of Quant Questions
    13. Tackling Quant Questions: Tips and Guidelines
    14. The Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation Section: Type of Data Interpretation Questions
    15. Tackling Data Interpretation Questions: Tips and Guidelines
    16. The Last Few Weeks Before the CAT: What You Could Do?
    17. Strategies for the Examination Day  
    Are you Ready? Benchmarking your Concepts
    18. Selected Practice Questions with Solutions Preparing for other MBA Examinations
    19. Preparing for the FMS Exam
    20. Preparing for the XAT Exam
    Post CAT
    21. Preparing for Group Discussions: Skills to Master and How to Prepare
    22. Selected GD Topics and Points that can be Discussed
    23. Preparing for Case Studies
    24. Selected Case Studies and Points that can be Discussed
    25. Preparing for Interviews: Skills to Master and How to Prepare
    26. Possible Interview Questions Depending on Your Academic Background
    27. Essay Writing
    28. Actual Essay Topics in MBA Entrance Exams
    29. Extempores
    30. Practice Extempore Topics and Samples
    31. Choosing Your MBA Institute

    Salient Features

    • A focused, to-the-point guide for students preparing to crack the CAT entrance examination
    • Systematic, section-wise handling of the verbal reasoning, data interpretation and analytical reasoning, and quantitative aptitude sections
    • Tips and guidelines for the case studies, group discussion and the interview build confidence and enhance skills
    • An extensive practice drill through selected practice questions and their solutions
    • Three online simulated tests for practice, with a free access code included in the book