Top 8 List: Handy Books For Entrance Exam Preparation

Books are an integral part of the preparation process for any entrance exam. Therefore, it is important to be aware about the top books with respect to the entrance exam you are appearing for.


SayTooLoud would like to share with you, the list of top entrance exams and popular books that can be used for entrance exam preparation.

1. Bank PO (Probationary Officer):

Bank PO exams are difficult to crack. For a particular post, more than 1000 students apply from everywhere throughout the nation. You have to buckle down and require right books for preparation.

– SBI PO Guide- Shabnam and Prerana Badoni

– CWE IBPS from Kalinjar Publicatons. It consists of written test for PO and different bank officer posts like PNB, SBI and rest of the public sector banks.

– Target SBI Associates and SBI Bank PO Practice Workbook: It includes 12 Practice Sets and 2 Past years Papers.

2. IIT JEE (Joint Entrance Exam):

The books required for clearing this exam are:


– RS Agarwal

– Arihant Publications

– Tata Mc Graw Hill


– Bahal & Bahal

– Arihant Publications


– Resnick and Halliday

– HC Verma

3. IIM CAT (Common Aptitude Test):

Some of the popular books for CAT exam preparation include names like:

– A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R S Agarwal

– Quantum Cat by Verma

– The Pearson Complete Guide to the CAT by Sinha

4. NDA/CDS (Combined Defense Service Exam):

There are two entrance tests specified here NDA (National Defense Academy Examination) entrance test and the Combined Defense Services examination. The first one is for aspirants after 10+2 and the later one is for graduates.

On the off chance that you crack the exam, then you could be officer in the armed forces, air force and navy. Here are a few books suggested:


– The Pearson Guide to Mathematics for NDA Entrance Examination by Pearson India

– For Objective General English by R S Agarwal and Vikas Agarwal


– Arihant CDS by Satyajeet Rawat, Brijesh Tripathi

5. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT):

Getting admission into top law colleges of India is not a child’s play. One can state, CLAT is IIT of law schools. Preparation books names are as follows:

– CLAT Popular Master Guide by R Gupta

– The complete success package CLAT 2015 by Arihant Publications

6. AIEEE – All India Engineering Entrance Examination:

All India engineering entrance exam or AIEEE is second most popular exam after JEE. Students across India appear for AIEEE in light of the fact that it is a top entrance exam held at national level simply like JEE.

So you require genuine preparation time and here are a portion of the books:


– Arihant Publications

– R C Mukherjee Numerical Chemistry


– Hall and knight

– RS Agarwal


– H C Verma

– Tipler Physics

7. TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language:

TOEFL or IELTS are essential on the off chance that you need to get admission in various US universities. Non native English speakers require preparation to breeze through this test.

– Cambridge Preparation for the TOEFL

– Cracking the TOEFL iBT

– Barron’s Practice Exercises for the TOEFL

8. SCRA Special Class Railway Apprentice:

Railway is one of biggest recruiter in India. Youthful students from everywhere throughout the nation apply for special class railway apprentice entrance test held by UPSC. Competition is extremely intense and just few get chosen.

– Special Class Railway Apprentice Exam by Dr.Lal & Jain

– Self Study Guide for SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentices) Examination (English) by Sushil Verma and R K Agarwal

So, get on with your preparations and solving of entrance exam questions, with the help of these books.

All the best !!!

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