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NMAT Preparation Tips

Important NMAT Preparation Tips:

  • The preparation should be based on the exam pattern and syllabus
  • First step is to understand the basic concepts.
  • This will help them to have a command over the subjects
  • Thirst is to practise mock test as they will be aware of the pattern of the question asked in the test, they will have an understanding of time management

While preparation they should focus on:

  • Preparation time
  • Books and study material
  • Finalizing a preparation strategy
  • Take a coaching or self preparation, whichever is better

For NMAT Mock Test:

  • Candidates can register in the official website
  • They can register one practise exam for free
  • For 2 & 3 they will have to buy the practise exam
  • The test will have the 108 questions in the same structure as the actual exam
  • They can attempt twice
  • While starting a mock test, have a clear strategy or as it is a practise session introduce other strategies for different mock test and choose for the actual exam which will have the best outcome
  • Identify the areas of strength and weakness
  • If there is any particular pattern or mistake in the mock tests, it would be fairly easier rectify it after identifying the cause of the error.
  • Check whether the mistakes that is occurring, are due to lack of concentration or conceptual ambiguity.

Preparation Books:

  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT’ by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
  • ‘Word Power Made Easy’ by Norman Lewis
  • ‘Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT’ by Nishit K Sinha (Published by Pearson)
  • ‘How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT’ by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)
  • ‘Logical Reasoning and data Interpretation for the CAT’ by Nishit K Sinha (Published by Pearson)
  • ‘How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT’ by Arun Sharma, published by MGH Education
  • ‘Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT’ by Nishit K.Sinha, Published by Pearson
  • ‘The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for competitive exams’
  • Quant study modules by TIME, CL, IMS
Best Colleges Through NMAT
Institute Location
NMIMS Mumbai
ISB Hyderabad
SDA Bocconi Asia Centre SDA Bocconi Asia Centre
Xavier University Bhubaneswar
SOIL Institute of Management Gurgaon
Master’s union school of business New Delhi
ITM Business School Navi Mumbai
ICFAI Business School -
BML Munjal University Haryana
Athena School of Management Mumbai

Make sure your Basics are covered, Practise Mock Tests, and Revise.
The time it takes to prepare for the NMAT is based on when you begin. If a candidate is already studying for the CAT/XAT/MAT, a month is all that is required to prepare for the NMAT. However, if a person is starting from scratch with a new preparation, a minimum of three months is required.

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