Best CAT Preparation Books

Word Power Made Easy

By Norman Lewis

The bible for anyone looking to boost their vocabulary in a few short weeks. Use this book to improve your knowledge of the English language through short and interesting lessons. With over 300 five star reviews on Amazon, this is a must for any competitive exam aspirant with a verbal ability section.

Previous Years' Solved CAT Papers

By Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay   

A crucial tool for all CAT aspirants. This is a compilation of solved papers of CAT from 1999 to 2008 (Post 2009, the CAT went online. The book also has the latest IIFT & XAT papers.    ·       

  • Solved CAT papers from the years 1999-2008  ·        
  • Solved XAT 2013 & 2014 papers  ·        
  • Solved IIFT 2012 & IIFT 2013 papers
  • Two Model CAT 2014 Test Papers, with solutions

The Pearson Complete Guide To The CAT

By Nishit Sinha

An all in one solution for CAT aspirant, this book covers a wide variety of QA and DI topics. It also has previous year's CAT papers. This is ideal for those who do not have enough time to go 5 different books or for those looking for additional practice questions.

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

By Arun Sharma

A definitive guide for CAT aspirants, this book features helps prepare students to for the verbal ability and reading comprehension sections of the CAT. With detailed explanations and practice questions, this is a valuable tool for anyone looking to brush up their VA & RC skills.

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

By Arun Sharma

A useful book to complement your QA preparation. Arun Sharma' QA prep book has been a best seller for several field. Brush up your concepts and use the additional practice questions to ace the QA section. The book covers the following topics

  • Numbers
  • Averages And Mixtures
  • Arithmetic And Word-Based Problems
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Counting