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Best Reference Books for MAT 2018


Best Reference Books for MAT 2018



AIMA conducts Management Aptitude Test four times a year i.e. February, May, September and December. MAT is a very renowned national level entrance exam that acts as the gateway to admission in Top B-schools in India.

Hence, MBA Aspirants should be well versed with not only the dates and pattern but also the materials required for a better preparation to crack MAT Entrance. When it comes to the preparation, the first and most important step is to filter out the best books which cover most topics given in the syllabus with easy shortcut tricks. However, choosing the best book from the wide range of available books in the market is really a difficult task. Before choosing any book, the aspirant should shortlist books on basis of their skills, understanding and requirements.

MBA Aspirants are always in search of books which are easily understood and help in solving questions by which they can score well and get admission in their desired B-school. Whether an aspirant goes for coaching or self-preparation, books are the most important part for preparation of entrance exam.

Read this article to get information about books that you can buy for a better and easy preparation for MAT. Keeping in mind the exam pattern, the MBA aspirants should choose books that are designed according to the syllabus and easily understood.


Aspirants should also keep in mind the below features while choosing books for MAT:

  • ·       The books must cover all the topics given in the syllabus and it should be according to the latest pattern.
  • ·       The book which you are going to follow should be written in simple and effective language that can be easily understood by a standard MBA Aspirant.
  • ·       Apart from covering the syllabus the book should include previous year question banks as well as mock tests.
  • ·       Always go for those books having easy and short-cut tricks and formulae to remember.
  • ·       Aspirants should choose books that are written by authors prescribed by previous MAT toppers.


Books help the MBA Aspirants for proper practice and thorough revision of all the topics given in the syllabus. So, for better preparation of MAT exam, we are listing below some highly recommended books that the Aspirants can refer:





      Mission MBA MAT Guide

 BS Sijwali and Tarun Goyal

  Arihant Books

      Study package for MAT

  Arun Sharma

   McGraw Hill

   Complete Guide for MAT and Other MBA Entrance Exams

 Deepak Agarwal, Mahima Agarwal

   Disha Experts

  MAT (Management Aptitude Test) Entrance Exam Guide

    R. Gupta

Ramesh Publishing House

 Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT

    Nishit K Sinha


  A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning

    R.S. Aggarwal

   S. Chand & Co.

 How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT

    Arun Sharma

   McGraw Hill

    How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT

    Arun Sharma

   McGraw Hill

    Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT

   Nishit K.Sinha



Even though most students prefer giving online mock tests, but still there are students who feel comfortable by practising the books. Believing that this article helped MAT Aspirants to find out the best books for entrance preparation.