Bar Graphs – Questions and Concepts for CAT Preparation

February 19th, 2019 by

Data Interpretation section of CAT revolves around decoding the structured data and deriving meaningful results from the given data. Its significance cannot be undermined in today’s world as strategies are planned and implemented on the basis of inferences and results determined through this vast amount of data. Thus, this topic holds an inevitable place in CAT exam and around 16 questions are asked from it. The data can be represented in form of lines, graphs or charts, tables, and caselets etc. And, in this blog, we will be talking about one special kind of graph known as bar graphs. B


Understanding Pie Chart Questions and Concepts for CAT Preparation

February 18th, 2019 by

Data Interpretation holds an inevitable place in today’s world. Everything revolves around the data. It’s being continuously collected, structured and then meaningful conclusions are drawn from it after careful research and analysis. Thus, data is important but it’s useless without its accurate interpretation and that’s why Data interpretation is included as a section in various competitive exams especially MBA entrance exams such as CAT, XAT, IIFT, SNAP etc. In these exams, data will be represented in various formats such as graphs, charts, tables etc. along with 3-4 questions tha


3 Steps to Improve Your Accuracy in Reading Comprehension for CAT

February 17th, 2019 by

Importance of Reading Comprehension for CAT Reading Comprehension has always been an important part of the CAT exam. In CAT 2014, there were 4 passages with 16 questions out of a total of 100 questions. In CAT 2013, there were 3 passages with 9 questions out of a total of 60 questions. Safe to say, it is not something that you can ignore if you are planning to do well in CAT. As a matter of fact, I recommend my online CAT 2020 course students to dedicate at least 1 full day every week to practicing passages for Reading Comprehension. Background information about Reading Comprehension


How to solve Family Tree, Relationships problems based on coded symbols

February 15th, 2019 by

Relationships are an integral part of our life whether between or among living ones. Relationships provide definiteness between two objects or persons. Relationships among people are complicated and confusing especially when you are living in a big joint family with innumerable relatives! Blood Relations is a very important part of reasoning section in competitive exam. Every year questions are asked based on them in aptitude tests and entrance exams such as CAT, XAT, SNAP and Bank exams. One other topic of reasoning section is Coding-Decoding. And in this blog, we will understand and develo


Tones of Passages for Reading Comprehension Questions in CAT Exam

February 12th, 2019 by

Tones of Writing By now, you must be aware of the various types of RC passages as well the different writing styles. Close to the writing style, comes the tone of passage. As you would know, tone-based questions frequently accompany CAT RC passages. So, what is really meant by ‘tone of the passage’? The tone of the passage represents the author’s sentiment or attitude towards the subject being discussed. In other words, it’s the predominant emotion the author displays towards the subject. You probably react differently to different people in same or different situations. You may


Why Online Education is becoming a preferred choice these days?

February 7th, 2019 by

In today’s world where time, money and convenience demands utmost importance from an individual, the revolution of the World Wide Web has brought along itself another innovation(in the field on Education) in its already existing buckets of Pros. Decades ago, most would have never envisioned the concept of Online Education and today it stands as a powerful, compelling alternative to traditional teaching via coaching classes and study desks. Study reports predict that Online Education will easily surpass a revenue exceeding more than 107 billion dollars worldwide within a couple of years an


Coded Inequality – Tips and Tricks to Solve Questions in Logical Reasoning

February 6th, 2019 by

Coding inequalities: Inequality is a phenomenon that we have known or come across for a while now. It simply means something that is not equal in all the sense whether social, economical or mathematical sense. But today we are talking about Inequalities in mathematical terms. Each one of you has seen signs such as “>”, “≠”, “≤” etc. at some point of time or other. And all those who had math’s in their high school are thoroughly acquainted with the concept and comfortable in solving problems of Inequalities. So, for all those who have little or no idea about them, I will


Mensuration Basics and 3-Dimensional Geometry Concepts for CAT

February 5th, 2019 by

Geometry is an integral part of mathematics and mathematicians have been studying and formulating important results to simplify for years. Since, it is immensely significant it has been part of our curriculum as soon as we join middle school, though the concept taught in early years of middle school are much simpler and basic than what is taught at high and secondary years of our schooling. Because of the inevitability of deep rooted of Geometric concepts, it forms a significant part in the course structure of various competitive exams such as CAT, XAT, SSC, BANK PO, etc. Nearly 4-5 questi


Geometry Basics for CAT – Triangle related questions and problems

February 4th, 2019 by

Triangle is the one geometric figure that is the most basic and simple one but. Our first encounter with triangles starts when we are in Pre-school and taught about various shapes through interesting activities. And as soon as we commence stepping up the stairs of our schooling years from 1st till 12th standard, each year we learn something new about triangles. We began this triangular journey with learning about the basics and fundamental properties of the triangle in our 2nd- 3rd std. to concepts of congruency and similarity in our high school. And since triangle and its theory played su


How to Solve Number Series Questions in Logical Reasoning

February 3rd, 2019 by

Number series is important for various competitive examinations. In this category of questions, a series of various numbers is given with a blank . We are supposed to find out a pattern between every number and its predecessor and find out the answer using the same logic. For the purpose of better understanding of the concept, we classify them into the following categories: Series with a constant difference Series with an increasing difference Series with a decreasing difference Squares/ Cubes series Combination of different operations Miscellaneous The best approach : The best