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Guide to Banking General Awareness and Banking Aptitude Test

By RPH Editorial Board

This is a kick starter to catch up on banking and finance terminology. It covers the basic banking topics in short chapters followed by over 1000 objective questions in the end which are sure to test your knowledge to the fullest.

Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides

By Manhattan Prep

This is a pricey, but all in one set that includes comprehensive books on the following subjects-

  • The Algebra GRE Strategy Guide
  • The Fractions, Decimals, & Percents GRE Strategy Guide
  • The Geometry GRE Strategy Guide
  • The Number Properties GRE Strategy Guide
  • The Word Problems GRE Strategy Guide
  • The Quantitative Comparisons & Data Interpretation GRE Strategy Guide 
  • The Reading Comprehension & Essays GRE Strategy Guide
  • The Text Completion & Sentence Equivalence GRE Strategy Guide 

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.

Barron`s Essential Words for the GRE

By Philip Greer

Barron’s Essential Words for the GRE, authored by Philip Geer, is a comprehensive book for students preparing for the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). It comprises of extensive sentence-completion exercises with answers. It also consists of a diagnostic pretest to help you measure the strength of your current vocabulary.

Barron's IELTS

By Lin Lougheed

The book contains a review of all the IELTS question types along with 4 mock tests. The accompanying CD comes with audio components for the four tests. 

My Encounter with IIT JEE: The Story of Preparation

By Arpit Agrawal

This unique book recounts the tale of author as he narrates his JEE experience as well tips for the exam and preparation. A useful book to get into the right mind set when preparing for & giving the IIT JEE. 

Certificate Physical and Human Geography

By Goh Cheng Leong

Geography is an important part of the UPSC prelims so a good geography is indispensable. While Certificate Physical and Human Geography has some factual errors due to lack of updation (such as Pluto still being a planet and USSR still being refered to as a nation), it is still the best resource for understanding physical geography & other basic principles of geography


The Official Guide to the TOEFL Test

By Educational Testing Service

The Official Guide to TOEFL, a test used to gauge applicant’s knowledge of English for entry into US and Canadian universities. The book contains 3 mock papers. While the CD contains some sample speaking, the speaking test component is lacking.

IIT JEE - Mathematics : 36 Year's Chapterwise Solved Papers (2014 - 1979)

By Amit Agarwal

In addition to RD Sharma’s book on Mathematics, this book can be used as a supplementary question bank for preparation of the Maths portion of the IIT JEE.

IIT JEE - Physics: 36 Year's Chapterwise Solved Papers

By DC Tandon

A powerful question for the physics portion of the JEE, students are recommended to go for this book for chapterwise solutions of all JEE physics questions from the last 36 years.