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Reading Comprehension for the CAT: A Winning Approach by an IIM Alumnus

Reading Comprehension for the CAT:   A Winning Approach by an IIM Alumnus

  • Sidharth Balakrishna
  • Author: Sidharth Balakrishna
    • ISBN:9788131760598
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131760596
    • Price:Rs. 175.00
    • Pages:224
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    Following on the success of his Introduction to the CAT Tips from an IIM Alumunus, Sidharth Balakrishna has provided his sharp insight into reading comprehension with Demystifying Reading Comprehension for the CAT. Providing a fresh approach to deal with the questions based upon reading comprehension, it focuses on enhancing the skills and aptitude of the student in cracking the questions of this genre. The basis of this book is to polish the capabilities and fundamentals of the students preparing for B-schools.

    Table of Content

    About the Author

    Part I—Tips for Reading Comprehension
    1. Analysis of Reading Comprehension in the Computer-based CAT
    2. Introduction to the Type of Questions in Reading Comprehension in the Computer based CAT
    3. Reading Comprehension in the Computer-based CAT: Initial Tips
    4. Choosing an Appropriate Title of the Passage
    5. Choosing the Central Idea/Theme of the Passage
    6. Choosing the ‘Tone’ of the Passage
    7. Choosing ‘Who is the Author’ of a Passage
    8. Choosing ‘From Where has the Passage been taken
    9. Answering Direct Questions and Speed Reading Techniques
    10. Choosing the Answer to ‘The Author is most likely to Agree/Disagree with the Following Statement
    11. Reading Comprehension Questions based on Critical Reasoning
    12. Preparing for the Reading Comprehension Section: Final Tips (with screenshots of the exam interface)
      Part II—Solved Actual Exam Papers
      Part III—Unsolved Actual Exam Papers

    Salient Features

    • A checklist of do’s and don’ts before each chapter.
    • Tips and techniques to solve the questions
    • Elaborate explanation of various types of passages
    • Reading comprehension passages for practice available online