Best Books for PU MET 2024: Important Topics of Syllabus

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Best Books for PU MET

Having a set of the best books for PU MET 2024 will give you an advantage during the preparation phase. It will help you to cover the important topics of the PU MET Syllabus easily and early, so students get enough time to do revision. PU MET stands for the Panjab University Management Entrance Test. It is conducted by Panjab University annually.

The exam is conducted to select eligible and qualified candidates for admission to the sectoral MBA programmes at the University Institute of Applied Management Sciences (UIAMS). In this blog, we have mentioned the best books for PU MET preparation including important topics of the syllabus and tips to cover them easily.

Name of the Exam Panjab University Management Entrance Test (PU MET)
Examination Conducting Body Panjab University
Level of Exam University-level entrance exam
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Examination Offline (pen and paper)
Type of Question Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Language of the Examination English
Official Website

Best Books for PU MET 2023

Candidates who wish to ace this examination should ensure that they have the best of resources and study material available to them. Here are some of our recommended books for each section of the exam as per the subjects:

English Comprehension

The English comprehension section tests the candidates on the basics of general English and comprehension. 

Books Authors/Publishers
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Objective General English S. P. Bakshi
Perfect Competitive English V. K. Sinha
Quick learning Objective General English  R. S. Aggarwal and Vikas Aggarwal
Competitive General English Kiran Prakashan

Also Read: PU MET Exam Pattern 2023: Marking Scheme

General Knowledge

General knowledge tests the candidates’ in-depth knowledge of current affairs in India and all over the world.

Books Authors/Publishers
Arihant General Knowledge 2023  Manohar Pandey
Rapidfire General Knowledge 2023 for Competitive Exams 5th Edition Disha Experts
Static General Knowledge (Static GK) 3rd Edition  AP Bhardwaj
1400+ MCQs with Explanatory Notes for General Knowledge   Disha Experts 
General knowledge  Lucent’s 

Economics and Business Environment Awareness

The economic and business environment awareness section consists of questions related to the external economic factors that influence consumers and businesses and the performance of a company. 

Books Authors/Publishers
Taxmann Cracker Economic and Business Environment  Dr Ritu Gupta
S. Chand Economic Environment of Business Dr H. L. Ahuja
Economics and Business Environment K. L. Rasure
Economics and Business Environment  Wim Hulleman and Ad Marijs

Data Interpretation and Problem-Solving

This section of the entrance exam will test the problem-solving skills and understanding and analytical skills of the appearing candidates. 

Books Authors/Publishers
Data Interpretation Simplified Jaggan Saneja
Arihant Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency Ananta Ashisha and Bajaj Sandeep
S. Chand An Advanced Approach to Data Interpretation R. S. Aggarwal 
A Complete Book on Data Interpretation and Analysis Adda247 Publications

Numerical Ability 

This section tests the comprehension, reasoning and basic numerical skills of the candidate. The examinee must be well aware of arithmetical operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. 

Books Authors/Publishers
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations R. S. Aggarwal
Numerical Ability and Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations P. K. Mittal
Arihant Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
Numerical Ability and Mathematical Aptitude Dr A. B. Rao
Objective Arithmetic: Numerical Ability Tests for Competitive Examinations R. S. Aggarwal

Verbal Ability/Reasoning

Verbal reasoning section tests the candidate’s ability to understand and reason concepts with words. 

Books Authors/Publishers
S. Chand A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning R. S. Aggarwal
Arihant Verbal Reasoning Indu Sijwali and B. S. Sijwali
Wiley’s Verbal Ability and Reasoning for Competitive Examinations P. A. Anand and Lalit Singh
Analytical Reasoning  M. K. Pandey
Shortcuts in Reasoning (Verbal, Non-Verbal, Analytical & Critical) for Competitive Exams  Disha Experts

Important Topics of PU MET Syllabus

The following are the important topics of the latest PU MET syllabus 2024

Sections Topics
Data Interpretation and Problem-Solving Table
Pie Chart
Data Sufficiency
Bar Graph
Line Graph
Numerical Ability Algebra
Percentages and its applications
Geometry and its Applications
Ratio and its applications
Numbers and its applications
Reasoning Blood Relations
Data Structures
Direction Sense
Clocks and Calendars
English Comprehension Grammar
Para Completion and inference
Reading Comprehension
Idioms and Phrases
Antonyms and Synonyms
Contextual usage
Sentence correction

How to Buy Best Books For PU MET Exam 2023?

The above-mentioned books for PU MET preparation are easily available in the offline or online market. Candidates can get these books from their local market. It is advisable that students should buy books with the latest edition so they can avoid any mistakes or errors.

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Who conducts the PU MET exam?

The Panjab University conducts the PU MET exam annually to select eligible candidates for admission in various management courses.

What is the duration of the PU MET exam 2023?

The duration of the PU MET exam 2023 is 2 hours (120 minutes). After this, there won’t be any buffer time for candidates to answer the questions.

What is the mode of the PU MET 2023 examination?

The examination will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper).

What are the best books for PU MET Preparation?

Below, we have mentioned some of the best books for the Panjab University Management Entrance Test preparation.
(1) Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal
(2) Economics and Business Environment by K. L. Rasure
(3) Arihant Verbal Reasoning by Indu Sijwali and B. S. Sijwali

Every year thousands of candidates appear for the PU MET to get admitted to various management programmes. To help students prepare well in advance for the entrance exam, we have provided a list of some of the best books in this blog to help them study accordingly and ace the exam with a strategic approach. We hope candidates find it useful and it will help aid their preparation for the exam.

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