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A to Z on How to Deal with CAT Verbal Ability Section
 
Students, at all times, put great effort into preparing for the Verbal Ability section of CAT. This segment is not efficiently categorized into some thirty subjects that you have to study for the theory and practice more rapidly.

Consequently, one thinks that preparing for Quants is always more ordered. But applying this method to the Verbal Section is more or less not viable. Also CAT 2018 is just round the corner with CAT Admit Cards to release on Oct 24, its time to gear up your preparations.

Now, fast reading is a simple way to get captured into traps that examiners place in RCs. Aspirants use up a lot of time in learning how to read quickly the passage, when in fact this presents no noteworthy benefit in CAT.

After that, there is the trouble of the Paragraph Logic Questions like Sentence Rearrangement, Paragraph Completion, Sentence Elimination, and Critical Reasoning. No formula is available for solving these questions that you can become proficient in – no hundreds of questions that you can answer to achieve swiftness and self-assurance in diverse templates as each question is basically different.

You cannot crack the structure of discovering the correct succession of sentences in a mix-up question by only working out hundreds of Sentence Rearrangement Questions.

So, does this imply that one is not supposed to practice questions for the Verbal Section? Certainly not. However, the investments are much less important than for Quants. You cannot get ready for the Verbal Segment as you would for Quants. So how can you train yourself? This shows the way to the subsequent portion.

Extend your reading sessions
The CAT Verbal Section is all on the subject of checking Reading Ability. Completely one-third of the Section is Reading Comprehension, in the company of whole 16 questions on this model only. With the exception of the 16 other questions from Logical Reasoning, the other question outlines concentrate on testing Reading Ability as well.
It is to assess how perfectly an aspirant can relay to the suggestions presented in the section. So, you need to put up your strength for reading in order that it does not exhaust you. The most excellent way for you is to become a regular reader.

Don’t be bothered about syntax and terminology
Having an expert-like control over the English Language and a praiseworthy acquaintance of words is no minor item. However, it is not a formative issue for CAT.

Previously, CAT has not checked language the way GRE checks it and remembering word after word is just a waste of time as it can put your preparation at risk by making you suppose the Verbal Segment is tiresome to practice. The same rule is applicable to Grammar.

You do not have to learn by rote each and every kind of Grammatical Rules. To put it briefly, all the vocabulary and grammar that you are required to be acquainted with can be obtained by reading as much as you can.

Some tips to remember
Keep in mind, in order to crack the Verbal Section you have to try at least 36 to 42 questions, conditional on the intricacy of the paper. In addition to that, you need to have a precision of over 90%.

Anything less than that is no better than conjecture. This denotes you can put down only 8 to 14 questions, that is, very small free space to fiddle with.

Not to point out the Sentence Elimination and Critical Reasoning questions that can be awfully hard to crack as well. Get a reasonable approach, and single out your questions prudently to hack into that desirable range. More students usually crack the Quants Section than the Verbal and that is why making a huge effort on the Verbal Section can be worthwhile!


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