The VARC section is one part of CAT many, especially engineers, seem to struggle with. Are you ready with your strategies to crack the verbal section? Have you read enough, practised enough parajumbles and mock tests? Because this is one section that requires you to practice constantly. Here is a list of 15+ resources to help you prep for this section in less than 60 days.
From tackling all 3-sections of CAT to identifying key strategies for the D-day, we have you covered! Here is the ultimate CAT 2019 preparation guide, curated by our team at InsideIIM, which is a collection of the most helpful tips and articles on our platform from CAT toppers, IIM students, and CAT experts who have been training MBA aspirants for decades!
We begin first with this interview with a CAT 2018 99.92 percentiler, and a student of the PGP Class of 2020 at IIM Indore who scored 99.92% Ile in the VA RC section!
Articles On Cracking The VA-RC Section
How can you boost your scores from 70%tile to 99%tile in just 2 months? Here, Pratik Ranjan of IIM Lucknow gives some unique tips for boosting VA-RC scores 2 months away from CAT 2018. These tips are so good, that an aspirant had to say this -
"This is the best strategy I have ever been through for VA section…thanks Pratik"
What are some resources that you can use to perfect your preparation for VA-RC? Here is a complete compilation of all resources that can help you push your CAT 2018 score upwards. Have a look!
It seems that IIM Lucknow students have the best tips for cracking VA-RC! In this article, Devanshu explains in detail the strategy you can employ to cracking a much-dreaded section of CAT.
While most test-takers rely on their fluency in English to solve the VA-RC section, there is another way you can crack this section - by using logic to solve questions!
Chirag Shukla, an MBA aspirant, highlights that CAT as an exam is one big Logical Reasoning exam, and Verbal Ability can be dealt with a logical approach as well.
How To Ace The Reading Comprehension Section - Must read!
One of the most popular writers on InsideIIM, Karak Kakkar, an alumnus of IIM Kozhikode, is well-known for his detailed tips on solving the different sections of a tough exam like CAT. Here, Karan imparts some tips and tricks that you can use to master the Reading Comprehension section.
Aviral Bhatnagar scored 99.99 percentile in CAT and a whopping 100 percentile in the verbal section, and went to IIM Ahmedabad. Here is a recount of how he prepared himself for the same.
With only 60 days a few to go, how ready are you with your preparation for the verbal section? Get a detailed plan with a deep dive into the different areas of the verbal section in this article.
The single most important section in your verbal part of CAT is RC. It is honestly the make or break section. Check out what IIM students and graduates have to say on preparing for the VARC section in this thread.
Amir Raza scored a whopping 99.7%ile in CAT 2018. Find out how he managed to do this, in his words.
Bonus Reads - CAT 2019 Strategy
Is there a better guiding hand than someone who has been training students for CAT for decades? We think not! In this highly detailed guide, Arks Srinivas of Career Launcher delineates a month-wise strategy that can help you crack CAT 2019! While you're at it, also check out this webinar with Arks on CAT FAQs. - Must read!
How To Crack CAT – A 5 Step Strategy Designed By An IIM Ahmedabad Student - An excellent 5-step guide by an IIM Ahmedabad student for every CAT 2018 aspirant. A must-read!
For Further Reading And Motivation
How To Ace Your Second Attempt In CAT - Must read!