Best Books for MAT Preparation 2024 [Section-wise Books]

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Best Books for MAT Preparation: The MAT 2024 exam, which stands for Management Aptitude Test will be held in four sessions in February, May, September, and December, tentatively. All India Management Association (AIMA) is responsible for conducting the MAT Exam all over India for admission to MBA or PGDM. MAT exam is conducted in three different modes PBT, CBT, and IBT. Before you begin with the preparation you must be aware of the best books for the MAT Exam that can assure your success in the MAT Exam. Reading for the correct source is important for better results and understanding. So, this blog post will enrich you regarding the section -wise MAT Best Books for the MAT exam.

MAT ExamDetails
Conducting BodyAll India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam LevelNational
Exam frequencyFour times a year – February, May, September, December
Exam modePBT, CBT, IBT
Exam Duration150 minutes
Courses offeredMBA/PGDM
Exam helpdesk no.011 – 24645100 / 011 – 24617354 / 011 – 43128100
Exam website

Best Books for MAT Exam 2024

Candidates need to study books based on subjects and question paper patterns of the  MAT exam. Here is the list of some popular books for MAT preparation:

  • Disha Experts 20 Years MAT Topic-wise Solved Papers 
  • MAT Entrance Exam Guide by RPH Editorial
  • BS Sijwali and Tarun Goyal’s book Mission MBA: MAT Mock Tests & Solved Papers 

Candidates must refer to the right books and study material for each section. Let us check the best books for the exam section-wise:

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MAT Books for Language Comprehension Section

For preparing the MAT Language Comprehension section, candidates need to study Vocabulary, Idioms, Phrases, and Verbal Ability and Grammar. Candidates can refer to the MAT books below for language comprehension

MAT Language BooksWritten By
Oxford’s Practical English Usage the Language bookMichael Shawn
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
English Grammar and Composition Wren & Martin
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CATArun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay 

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MAT for Data Analysis and Sufficiency Section

MAT Data Analysis and Sufficiency section require a quick understanding of data and sharp mathematical skills to solve questions based on tables, charts, and graphs. Hence, candidates can prepare for the Data Analysis and Sufficiency  section with the help of below mentioned MAT books:

MAT Data Analysis BooksWritten By
Book on Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency Ananta Ashisha
Data Analysis & Interpretation Data SufficiencyThink Tank of Kiran Prakashan
How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for MATArun Sharma
Book on The Pearson Guide To Quantitative Aptitude And Data Interpretation Nishit Sinha

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MAT Best Books for Intelligence and Critical Reasoning Section

This section analyses the logical and analytical skills of candidates. To prepare for the MAT Intelligence and Critical Reasoning Section, candidates can refer to these books.

MAT Intelligence and Critical Reasoning SectionWritten By
Book on Analytical & Logical Reasoning For CAT Peeyush Bhardwaj
Book on How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT PreparationArun Sharma
Book on CAT Preparation for Logical Reasoning and Data InterpretationNishit Sinha

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MAT Best Books for Indian and Global Environment Section

Students can prepare the General Awareness topics for the Indian and Global Environment from the books mentioned in the table:

MAT Intelligence and Critical Reasoning SectionPublished By
General Knowledge 2022Arihant Publications
For Competitive ExamsThe Mega Yearbook: Current Affairs & General KnowledgeDisha Experts
Objective General KnowledgeLucents Publications

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MAT Preparation Books for Mathematical Skills

Preparation books can help candidates develop a basic understanding of various mathematics topics and concepts:

MAT Intelligence and Critical Reasoning SectionWritten By
Speed Mathematics: Do it Quick, Do it RightRajesh Kumar Thakur C
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExamsRS Aggarwal
Magical Book on Quicker MathsM Tyra

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How to choose the best MAT exam books for preparation?

When picking books for MAT 2024,  candidates must think about things like how easy the language is, if it covers everything in the syllabus, who the author is, and if it’s the newest edition.

Why is it important to buy MAT books?

It’s important because candidates don’t need many different books. One book covering everything helps you get ready for all parts of MAT 2024.

Why are mock tests and previous year MAT papers useful for preparation?

Practice tests and old papers can help the candidates to practice and get used to how the test works. They can also learn how to manage their time better for MAT 2024.

This was all about the “MAT Best Books”.  For more informative blogs, check out our Management Exams Section, or you can learn more about us by visiting our Indian exams page.

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