MICAT Preparation Books 2022: Section-wise Booklist for Exam Preparation

MICAT Preparation Books 2022: Section-wise Booklist for Exam Preparation

ByAditi Joshi  |  Updated on: Nov 16, 2021
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Best Books for MICAT Exam 2022

Applicants preparing for MICAT Exam 2022 must go through the compiled list of best books for the upcoming MICAT 1 and MICAT 2 exam. Given the vast competition faced by the students in the entrance exams, it is needed for the hour to refer to the best books along with a comprehensive preparation strategy. Choose the best MICAT book for all the sections, complete the topic, practice mock tests to be well prepared. 

The MICAT question paper is divided into three sections: Psychometric Test, Descriptive test, and a test consisting of four sub-sections: Divergent and Convergent Thinking, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QA & DI), and General awareness. Understand the MICAT 2022 Exam Pattern to prepare better. 

  • The candidates need to qualify for these above three stages to appear for the GE-PI round.
  • The syllabus as well as the selection procedure of MICAT is quite different from other MBA exams. So, it is extremely important to choose the right informative and precise books for preparation.

Check detailed MICAT Syllabus 2022 to get started. 

We’ll provide you with the best books recommended by the experts for MICAT preparation below.

MICAT Books for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Aspirants should daily read newspapers/articles/magazines for the MICAT VARC Section. This would surely help in qualifying the descriptive test. Apart from the descriptive test, it would also enhance your vocabulary section.

Here, are a few books provided below for VARC preparation:



Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

High School English Grammar

Wren & Martin

Mastering the Verbal Ability for CAT

Ajay Singh

How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT

Arun Sharma

Verbal Ability

RS Aggarwal

Proficiency in Reading Comprehension

Ajay Singh

MICAT Books for Psychometric Test

Psychometric Test is a qualifier test. So, it is important to have the best books for preparing for this section as this test would decide the further selection. Here, are a few books mentioned below:



Practice Psychometric Tests: How to Familiarise Yourself with Genuine Recruitment Tests and Get the Job You Want

Andrea Shavick

How to Pass Psychometric Tests

Andrea Shavick

Psychometric Tests for Dummies

Liam Healy

MICAT Books for Quant & DI

Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation (QA-DI) section is considered one of the toughest sections, so it's important to prepare well. Here, are a few books recommended by the experts for QA preparation:



Quantitative Aptitude

RS Aggarwal

Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT

Sarvesh K Verma

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude (QA) for CAT

Arun Sharma

Universal's Elementary Mathematics

Jain Prateek

Data Interpretation for the CAT

Nishit K Sinha

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

Abhijit Guha

MICAT Books for Reasoning

Divergent and Convergent Thinking section only requires a lot of practice. Candidates can easily secure good marks if they have a command of logical and analytical reasoning. For preparing this section, refer to the books mentioned below:



A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning

RS Aggarwal

Analytical Reasoning

MK Pandey

Reasoning Book for Competitive Examinations


How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT

Arun Sharma

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

RS Aggarwal

MICAT Books for General Awareness

General Awareness is a wide section. In this section, you should mainly focus on the static G.K. and the current news as well. Here, are a few books which you can refer to:

  • Manorama Year Book 
  • GK Question Bank
  • Newspapers like – The Hindu, Competition Success Review, Hindu Business Line, Wall Street Journal, The Times of India, Financial Express, Economic Times, etc.

Why is choosing the right MICAT books so important?

MICAT 2022 Exam preparation required clear conceptual clarity of all the topics and regular practice of questions. The first step to s productive exam preparation is choosing the right MICA book for yourself. Go through the detailed MICAT syllabus to understand the topics asked and select the best book for all the sections. 

It is also important to select the correct MICAT books as an incorrect choice will waste your preparation time and might confuse you with important topics & concepts. You must also continuously practice MICAT mock test to ascertain the level of your preparation. 


  • Yes, you can use the CAT books for preparation keeping in mind the other books you have to purchase for Psychometric and Descriptive Test preparation.

  • Experts suggest using books by authors like Arun Sharma, R. S. Aggarwal, Sarvesh Sharma and Nishit K. Sinha. The recommended books are: How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude (QA) for CAT by Arun Sharma, Quantitative Aptitude by R. S. Aggarwal and Data Interpretation for the CAT by Nishit. K. Sinha. 

  • It is highly suggested to develop a habit of reading newspapers/articles daily. In this way, you’ll be in close touch with current affairs. For static G.K., you may consider books like GK Question Bank for preparation. Also, you may use online study apps for static GK and current affairs.


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