what is the XAT syllabus for preparation, any standard books r der for it? let me konw d ways to crack XAT entrance.

0 180 Views | Posted 2011-09-27 23:28:37
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    Manmeet Kaur | Guide-Level 12

    2011-09-28 11:24:18
    Hi Keerthi, XAT exam tests your decision making abilities, working under pressure and deadlines, the ability to capitalize on one's strengths.The exam is of two hours.Do not get demoralized or disheartened by statistics which says that out of 250 students only 1 is able to crack exam.Maintain a cool head. Studying all topics, practicing quantitative problems is of utmost importance. This builds up your speed and analytical skills and confidence to crack the exam. Work towards your strong and weak areas. Do not spend time on a question from an area you are not comfortable with and utilize that time to get points from a section you know better.... view more
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    Ruchi Shrimali | Contributor-Level 7

    2011-09-28 11:08:13
    XAT is of 140 minutes and includes 200 objective type questions and an essay of 250-300 words. There are 80 questions in English, 60 in Reasoning and Quantitative Ability, and 60 in General Awareness. Data Interpretation book and Verbal & Non verbal reasoning book by R.S. Agarwal are quite popular for CAT and XAT preparation. Keep reading Economic Times and Times of India as well as editorials of Hindu and Indian Express. That should do the trick for your General Awareness. Business Today is good to keep yourself updated about the business world too. Competition Success REview is good. For ENglish, try good old Wren & Martin and a good Oxford... view more

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