The NTA or National Testing Agency conducts the CMAT or Common Management Admission Test for candidates who are willing to pursue Masters in Business Management program and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management program. Therefore, candidates must have the best books to master for the upcoming CMAT 2024 and pass the examination. The blog article entails the names of the best books for CMAT as per the experts for the CMAT preparation.
|Common Management Admission Test
|National Testing Agency (NTA)
|Mode of Application
|Mode of Examination
|Level of Examination
|Duration of Examination
Which is the Best Book for CMAT 2024 Exam Preparation?
Candidates can find various books for CMAT 2024 preparation online or in offline bookstores. The books will help you explore various topics and kick-start your preparation. Moreover, candidates must refer to books such as
The Complete Reference Manual for CMAT by SK Sinha, S Satyanarayan & JS Rana and The 3 Edge Advantage Series CMAT Practise Sets, by Ayush Gupta, Ashwani, R.K Behl.
Moreover, choosing the right books will guide the candidates in the exam preparation process for CMAT.
|CMAT Preparation Books
|CMAT Entrance Guide with 5 Mock Tests
|MBA Solved Papers
(CMAT, MAT, IIFT, XAT, SNAP, NMAT)
|S.K Sinha, Col. J.S Rana and S. Satyanarayan
|CMAT Exam Guide Paperback
|RPH Editorial Board
Also Read: CMAT Syllabus- The Complete Guide
Section-wise Best Books for CMAT 2024 Preparation
The best way to strengthen the MBA exam preparation is to follow a section-wise exam preparation schedule. So, let’s take a look at the following book recommendations for each section in the CMAT 2024 syllabus.
CMAT Books for General Knowledge Section
Find the best materials listed in the table of contents for the General Knowledge Section of CMAT 2024. Furthermore, candidates must continue to read newspapers and current affairs periodicals daily. They will gain insightful knowledge about current affairs and business news from this practice.
The Financial Times
Wall Street Journal
Hindu Business Line
|The following Newspapers are important for the general awareness section preparation for CMAT
|General Knowledge 2022
|Manohar Pandey – Arihant
CMAT Books for Logical Reasoning Section
Logical Reasoning entails subjects such as verbal, and nonverbal reasoning, analytical reasoning, etc. Find the best books for the CMAT Logical Reasoning section in the table of contents given below.
|How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT
(McGraw Hill Education)
|Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning
|R S Aggarwal – S Chand
|A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
|Dr RS Aggarwal
|Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT
|Nishit K Sinha (Pearson)
Books for CMAT Innovation & Entrepreneurship Section
The Innovation & Entrepreneurship sections were made mandatory in 2022. The best books for Innovation and entrepreneurship are given in the table below.
|Innovation and Entrepreneurship
|Peter F. Drucker
|Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management
|Manorama Year Book
|Robert D. Hisrich
Best Books for Language Comprehension Section
Language comprehension entails topics such as verbal ability, English grammar, general English, grammar rules and comprehension. Have a look at the table given below for the CMAT Language Comprehension section of CMAT 2024.
|General English for all Competitive Examinations
|The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT
|Nishit K Sinha
|Trishna’s Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT and Other MBA Examinations
|Objective General English
CMAT Books for English Grammar and Vocabulary Skills
Find the books as per the experts in English Language preparation language in the table given below.
|Word Power Made Easy
|Barron’s Pocket Guide Vocabulary
|Business English and Communication
|John O E Clark
|The Students’ Companion
|Wilfred D Best
|A Communicative Grammar of English
|Geoffrey Leech and Jan Svartvik
Also Read: CMAT Cut-Off 2024
For the candidates preparing for the other MBA exams, for them, 2 months is enough to prepare for CMAT.
The CAT is regarded as one of India’s most rigorous competitive exams because of the paper’s complex questions. In contrast, the questions on the CMAT paper are simpler and easier to answer. The overall degree of difficulty for the CAT paper falls between medium and high.
Best Books for CMAT 2023 Preparation: Innovation and Entrepreneurship are “Innovation & Entrepreneurship” by Peter F. Drucker and “Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management” by R Gopal.