Welcome to Month-3 of the CAT-2017 Prep Plan
The objective of the four-month course for CAT is very simple: to help our users with their study plans and help them plan their prep, in a systematic manner. We have outlined what needs to be done for the three CAT sections for Month-3 and have provided links for the material available on this website. Please make sure you keep up with the plan.
Section 1: English (Verbal) Prep for this Month
The third month of Prep is all about fine-tuning your prep and enhancing the core skills that drive your language development:
At Wordpandit, our fundamental belief is that more than anything else, you need to read and read as much as possible.Keeping this in mind, we provide you a host of reading suggestions. Continuing with theme of the previous months, we provide a daily reading suggestion page that will help you find tune your reading skills.
In the third month of the prep-plan, you have 30 vocabulary basics tests, accompanied with vocabulary blogs that help you build your vocabulary databank. Along with these, we feature a vocabulary builder section (explained below) for each of prep-plan days.
Verbal Ability Regulars: Usage Tips and Phrasal Verbs
During the course of this complete course, you will be provided two regular updates in the prep plan:
1. Usage Tips: These are pairs of confusing words that we generally confuse in usage. Commonly confused words made regular appearance in CAT exams (2005 to 2012), and it makes sense to study 3 such combinations on a daily basis. During this course, you will be able to explore 540 such combinations (a more than sufficient number for your CAT prep).
- Phrasal Verbs: Phrasal Verbs are combinations of verbs and prepositions, and effectively behave like idioms. This has been another CAT regular in the past, and we feature one phrasal verb set on a daily basis. You would be able to work with more than a 1000 phrasal verbs by simply practising our one phrasal verb set, posted for every day of our CAT prep plan.
Suggested Reading: Economics related articles
This is month where you place special focus on Economics and read the best articles and blogs related to this amazing subject. Why do we recommend subject-wise reading? For one simple reason, it helps you build your knowledge of the area and it also exposes to key ideas that drive the world. In our special Editor’s pick section, we showcase writers and blogs that you should be following for a given subject. The focus in month-3 is on Economics. Explore economics related articles here.
Some Reading Tips:
- Try to read a non-fiction book this month. This will help you gain vital knowledge and exposure.
- Make sure you start reading the editorial page of any leading newspapers, such as the ‘The Hindu’ or ‘The Times of India’ every day, without fail. An ever better way of following newspapers is through our Daily Reads section.
Section 2: Quantitative Ability & Reasoning Prep for the Month
Target Topic: Algebra
The third month of the plan brings with a new topic for Mathematics: Algebra. Algebra on Wordpandit consists of Topic Tests (30) and Level-wise tests (30). In this month, we cover 30 Topic tests that enable you to learn the basics of this topic. Along with this, we provide 15 basic Data Interpretation sets and 15 Logical Reasoning Sets that you can use for practice.
Section 3: Vocab Builder
The first half of the Vocab Builder is based on Visual Vocabulary, with 5 word-posters provided for you every day. These 5 words are mixed according to difficulty and their probability of appearing in exams. You may already know some of these words but you need to worry about; there will be plenty of words featured during the course of the complete course.
We provide one flashcard set a day, featuring 10 words. These mobile-friendly cards can be viewed at any time, and are meant to act as reinforcement for your current vocabulary database. Words are accompanied with synonyms and antonyms, and you can make handy clusters to memorize these words.