CAT + GMAT Coaching
CAT + GMAT Coaching is a combined preparation course for both these exams. Experts at Verbalhub believe both the CAT and GMAT have a similar syllabus that tests the verbal, analytical, and quantitative skills of aspirants.
Both the exams are computer-based, and the only difference is that CAT is just computer-based test and GMAT is an adaptive test. Once a candidate clears any one of these exams, they become eligible for pursuing management courses from top B-schools in India and abroad.
CAT is a national-level exam (Only valid in India), while the GMAT is globally recognized. CATG (CAT+ GMAT) coaching is a hybrid program for students who want to qualify for both the CAT and GMAT.
2. GMAT English section is designed by Native English speakers and is more challenging than the CAT English section.
3. The CAT Quant section is very hard and requires a lot of practice, and if you have mastered the CAT quant section, then the GMAT quant will pose no threat to you.
Pursuing MBA from top B-schools is a tough task, and it needs a lot of preparation plus patience. It is wise to consider all the options which will lead you to an MBA. If you are only preparing for the CAT, it can only get you admission to Indian B-schools, but GMAT is a gateway to more than 6000 B-schools.
GMAT is a bit more expensive than the CAT, but if you get in the top percentile, you may get a scholarship covering almost every expense that you will bear while pursuing your MBA from abroad. Candidates preparing for the CAT should prepare for the GMAT because it will help them get the best B-school.
We follow a round-wise prep system which helps us monitor our students at every stage. There are four different rounds for the CAT + GMAT preparation, and each prepares our students for different things.
Round 2: How to score the average score
Round 3: Advanced tips and tricks to score the maximum
Round 4: Strategies for the final day
We also provide handwritten notes to the students from toppers to make their preparation simple and easy. Once the students gain familiarity with the basic concepts and syllabus, they appear in a test.
If they score well in the exam, they move to the other round. If students' scores are not good enough, they remain in the first round. Students also get a list of mistakes they need to eliminate
You cannot get the highest possible score just by studying for a single day. You take mini-steps before reaching your goal, and it is the same with both exams. Mainly we prepare our students to score the average score in the exam.
We equip our students with general tips and tricks to score average scores in the CAT and GMAT. In the last, we test our students to whether they are eligible to move to another round or not.
Our mentors have developed special techniques that can be utilized to solve complex questions in less time. In this round, we invite students for one-on-one discussions with the mentors.
● How to apply common sense to the tricky questions
● How to identify and eliminate awkward options
● How to reach the maximum and reduce stress
● Last-minute strategy with final test-taking mantra
These are the just highlights, and when you join Verbalhub, you will have more useful specialities in your backpack that will help you ace the CAT and GMAT.
FAQ for CATG
Do a detailed study of exam patterns by going through previous years' question papers or a few mocks. Prepare a report card of GMAT vs CAT or GMAT and CAT difference. Make a report card of both papers that should include the duration of the exam, number of questions, types of questions, section of questions, total marks, and level of difficulty.
2. Know in and out of GMAT and CAT
Take diagnostic tests of both the GMAT and CAT to assess your current skill level. Make the details of your performance, understanding, and working areas, and focus more on improving areas where you need more practice.
3. Create a Study Schedule
Allot time for both GMAT and CAT preparation. Consider your strengths and weaknesses in each exam and set realistic targets.
4. Utilize Common Study Material
Look for study materials, particularly for foundational topics such as mathematics, logical reasoning, grammar, passage, and data interpretation that are common to both exams.
5. Focus on Exam-Specific Sections
Allocate dedicated time for the sections that are unique to each exam. For the GMAT, emphasize Verbal and Quant and consider the Integrated Reasoning (IR) and Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) sections, while for the CAT, give more attention to Maths, DILR, and then English.
6. Time Management
Both exams have time limits for each section. Learn to prioritize and allocate time effectively to maximize your performance on each exam.
7. Mock Tests
Attempt common topics of both the GMAT and CAT under timed conditions.
8. Maintain a Balanced Approach
While preparing for both exams, ensure that you maintain a balanced approach. Avoid overwhelming yourself with excessive study material or stress.
9. Seek Guidance
Consider seeking guidance from online forums, study groups, or professional coaching for both exams. Engage with fellow test-takers to share experiences, strategies, and resources. Utilize the expertise of mentors or tutors who are knowledgeable about both exams. In case of intensive study requirements join any CAT GMAT coaching.
Go through a few mocks and question papers and prepare a detail list of the number and types of questions, time, topic, and difficulty level.
2. Make a course structure
Create a study plan and dedicate time to both the CAT and GMAT. First, make a study plan for common topics then specific topics. Set realistic targets and ensure you have enough time for practice and revision.
3. Focus on common concepts
Identify the concepts and topics that are common to both exams, such as mathematics, reasoning, reading, and grammar. Study these overlapping areas together to consolidate your understanding and save time on studying repetitive concepts.
4. Utilize Official Books
Look for official guides, textbooks, online resources, and practice question banks that cater to the syllabus and requirements of both the CAT and GMAT.
5. Develop Strong Fundamentals
Both the CAT and GMAT require a strong foundation in quantitative aptitude, verbal skills, logical reasoning, and critical thinking. Focus on developing these core skills through consistent practice and understanding of underlying concepts.
6. Practice Regularly
Solve common questions of both first then specific of both CAT GMAT. Take advantage of the official practice materials and mock tests available for each exam.
7. Time Management
Learn to prioritize and allocate time effectively to maximize your performance on each exam.
8. Mock Exams
Take full-length mock exams for both the CAT and GMAT under timed conditions and check performance, and review your mistakes.
9. Seek Guidance
Consider joining coaching classes, online forums, or study groups that offer guidance and support for both the CAT and GMAT. Engage with fellow test-takers to share experiences, strategies, and resources. Utilize the expertise of mentors or tutors who are knowledgeable about both exams. In case of intensive need join CAT GMAT coaching.