CAT's VARC section focuses on candidates' communication skills and command over the English language.
To ace VARC, aspirants must improve their reading speed, command over the language, and widen their vocabulary.
The only way to score well in VARC is to read regularly, learn new words, improve the grammar - there's no complicated strategy involved; the more you read, the better you get.
How can aspirants prepare for different VARC topics?
VARC questions are divided broadly into five types as mentioned before.
For Critical Reasoning, aspirants must enhance their skills like observation, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, and explanation and practise different CR questions.
Coming to Para Jumbled Questions, which consist of jumbled up sentences, candidates should develop high reading speed to quickly go through the passages and scan the given options to give the right answer.
The Grammar, Vocabulary, and Reading Comprehension questions
Coming to VARC's Grammar questions, aspirants should focus on the basics and read books on grammar rules. They must practise regularly and continuously to succeed.
For Vocabulary, they must read a lot, build a base of words, revise, take tests/quizzes, and play crossword or other word games.
For doing well in the Reading Comprehension section, too, candidates must develop a good reading speed.