He that fails to prepare, prepares to fail. It’s your preparation that determines your destination.
A work begun is half done. Start your NMAT preparation by shedding all apprehensions as the preparation strategy has been made simpler and joyous with 5 valuable tips. Have a clear-cut blueprint of your preparation strategy and stick to it religiously.
1.Have a well planned preparation strategy!
Beating around the bush will not fetch the desired result. Aspirants need to have a well drafted preparation strategy pertaining to exercising on practice paper, working on a particular subject for a fixed time and when to begin revision.
2.Know the subjects that you are weak in.
Try to make it your strong area. To do so, begin with practicing the solved examples. Then move to take on the unsolved exercises. Subsequently test yourself through Mock Test and finally resort to solving previous year’s NMAT papers. Practicing nearly 20 questions in each step for each of the topic would fill you with unexpected level of confidence.
Brush up the basics of all chapters to secure better marks. Revision is a must during the last days to retain your studied stuffs. The fundamentals of each subject should be very clear and well digested.
4.Shortcuts to success!
Doing questions using shortcuts would leave you with extra time to be devoted to other sections. In sections where the number of questions are greater than the allowed time then speed play a key role in such cases. Try to solve questions in a speedy manner.0
Try devoting the end of September to practicing mock tests. Keeping yourself free from any sort of hassles and in a healthy mind set will also help student keep themselves morally high. Healthy mind helps you assess which questions are worth doing on a priority basis.
Books for NMAT preparation
NMAT preparation books and NMAT study material online or offline play a major role in helping you score high in the NMAT by GMAC exam. A few of the best NMAT preparation books recommended by toppers are:
NMAT Preparation Book by GMAC
Graduate Management Admission Council has released a comprehensive ‘NMAT by GMAC 2020 Preparation Guide’. This NMAT preparation book is the authentic and official NMAT 2020 preparation guide. The book contains NMAT by GMAC 2020 syllabus, fundamentals to prepare, access to NMAT Mocks, CD to prepare, previous NMAT questions, probable NMAT questions among others.
Section-wise Important Books for NMAT Preparation:
- How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT’- by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
- Editorial and short articles published on various websites such as Aeon, The Guardian, New York Times, etc.
- ‘High School English Grammar & Composition’ – by Wren & Martin
- Regularly solve the Verbal Ability questions from your study material especially on Para summary, Jumbled Paragraphs
- ‘How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT’– by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)
- ‘How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT’– by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)
At the end of the day, please remember that the test is designed to assess your management skills though specific sections. Your overall smartness as a test taker is critical to your success. Taking mock tests in similar formats may be of considerable help and help you to appropriately brace up for this challenge!