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10 days left for NMAT: Helpful tips to crack quantitative skills section

Published On: 24 Sep 2013 | Last Updated On: 25 Sep 2013

NMAT is conducted by SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (School of Business Management) for admission to a range of MBA programs offered by the institute. NMIMS offers a wide range of MBA programs, both general management and specialized areas, to suit industry requirements and make a student future ready.

Quantitative skills section is the 2nd section in NMAT exam. This section consists of 48 questions with maximum time allotted is 60 minutes. With only 10 days left, students need to give their best in preparing for the exam. These 10 days should be utilized in brushing up the concepts, fundamentals, techniques, formulas etc. Students consider this section to be one of the toughest sections amongst the three in the exam. Therefore, Minglebox presents you with a preparation strategy for quantitative skills section to perform better in the exam:

Tips to crack quantitative skills section in NMAT exam:

  • Clear all the concepts, fundamentals, formulas etc beforehand. Do not keep important topics to be covered in the last moment. Last moment preparation always creates confusion.
  • Try to solve as many mock test, online test, sample papers, previous year question papers you can manage. Spend at least 2-3 hours in solving problems related to all important topics.
  • While appearing for any mock/online tests, never put a habit of using calculators as this may decrease your speed in solving questions.
  • While practicing for NMAT quant questionsyou can set up a timer and try to solve the questions in the given time. This helps you in building your speed and saving your time.
  • Learn the short cut methods to solve the tricky questions.
  • Difficult or tricky questions can be solved with good mathematical. Try avoiding lengthy or complicated calculations.
  • To memorize all the formulas regularly, you should write them down on a piece of paper and stick it on a wall in your room.
  • Always avoid making random guesses.
  • Take feedback from people who have already taken NMAT earlier, read NMAT updates on educational blogs and forums, which are quite helpful.
  • Learn to manage your time properly. Don’t waste too much of time on one particular question. It is advisable to solve easy and medium level questions first as these questions can save some extra time for difficult level questions.

Practice is the mantra to ace the quantitative section in NMAT exam. Best of Luck!

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