We will discuss 3 key VARC ideas in this Blog article that CAT Aspirants are not usually aware of, that could help nail the VARC Section of CAT. To know more about how to prepare for the VARC section - Head on here. 1. Don't start an RC passage in the last ten minutes. This idea is the first of the VARC Ideas list and it is quite self explanatory. If you are down to … [Read more...] about 3 Key Ideas to Nail VARC Section of CAT
CAT Reading Comprehension
CAT VARC - the expanded form of this abbreviation would read, "Carefully Assembled Travesty - Very Ambiguous and Riddled with Confusion", especially after CAT 2019. If one reads the RC passages of CAT 2019 and the kinds of double-negation questions that stacked themselves up one after another, and compares them with, say, those from CAT 2017 or even CAT 2018, one realizes the … [Read more...] about The R and the C: How to prepare for CAT VARC from July?
We have discussed at length what books to read and what blogs/websites to read. Beyond what to read, it is important to know how to read. Here are some of the best practices to follow while reading for reading comprehension! 1. Do not “consciously read” all the time When it comes to RC passages, there is this perception that one has to consciously … [Read more...] about How To Read For Reading Comprehension For CAT
What is Reading Comprehension Really About? When it comes to cracking the verbal section, the only skill that really matters is critical reading, which in turn is about Reading Comprehension. This is just a fancy way of saying: “Be alert when you read, and understand what the writer is trying to say.” You might think this is self-evident – Isn’t that what reading is about, … [Read more...] about What is Reading Comprehension Really About?