XAT Exam Preparation Books 2018

It is important to have access to the right set of preparation material if you want to give your best shot to crack XAT 2018.

XAT Exam Preparation books 2018

Competitive exams like XAT require dedication and a large amount of self study. No amount of coaching can prepare a student for any exam unless and until we take the effort to practice and study. Preparation for XAT and studying is important and so is the choice of books. It is so because the kind of books we read decides what and how we understand to help us prepare and crack the XAT exam. Here are some of the best preparation books (recommended by XAT experts and candidates who've cleared XAT) that may help you with XAT 2018 preparation.

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XAT Syllabus 2018:

  • Decision Making:

The questions involved are business cases or scenarios with dilemma where one has to analyze the profit or loss to be incurred and make a sound judgement of the case. The decisions meant to be taken are related to ethical dilemmas, financial issues and managerial decisions involving many parameters.

Logical reasoning XAT

Analytical and Logical Reasoning by Arihant Publications
INR 164/-

  • Verbal ability and Logical Reasoning:

Focus of this section is on reasoning and critical thinking. This section requires a perfect balance between quick reading and comprehension skills.

Verbal Ability XAT

Verbal Ability and Comprehension by Bharat Patodi and Aditya Choudhary
INR 233/-

Logical Reasoning for XAT

How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT by Arun Sharma
INR 532/-

  • Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation:

Most of the questions are based on probability, permutations and combinations, Functions, Geometry etc
The questions are used mostly for data interpretation purposes.

(Also Read: XAT Preparation Tips)


Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R. S. Agrawal
INR 383/-

How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for MAT Arun Sharma

Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma
INR 633/-

  • General Awareness:

The General Knowledge section was introduced in XAT in the year 2013.

Candidates should focus on general knowledge, organizations, business knowledge national and international, India, current affairs, sports and personalities that are in the news.

General Knowledge 2018

General Knowledge 2018 by Manohar Pandey, Arihant Publications
INR 155/-


  • XAT Essay Writing:

XAT especially has this section to understand the thought process of a candidate.

Essays depicts the coherence of thoughts in your mind. You can find some essay writing tips here.

Jabbing the XAT- Solved Papers (Book)
Jabbing the XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test): 5 Mock Tests & Solved Papers (2017 - 2006) by RK Jha, Arihant
INR 294/-

XAT Simplified 2016 Past Papers, Mock Tests, General Awareness Book
XAT Simplified 2016 is a set of 3 books by Disha Experts that have previous years' XAT question papers, 50 cool stories & 300 hot discussions (will help greatly in the GK and essay section.)
INR 649/-

Note: The prices given above are based on amazon.in

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