Author: Team CL

NMAT 2017: To Retake or Not To Retake

With NMAT declaring the scores of Window 1 & 2 the obvious question in the minds of the NMAT takers is: ->Should I go for a retake? ->Which institute/program can I get an interview call from? Obviously, the answer to these questions is in trying to predict the cutoff that NMIMS would have for its various programs. So, let us first have a look at the NMAT cutoffs for the last few papers. NMAT Cut-offs Section NMIMS Mumbai FTMBA/HR NMIMS PGDM Blr /Hyd NMIMS Mumbai MBA Pharma 2013 2014 2015 2016 2016 2016 Quantitative Skills 72 70 65 65...

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GP’s 10 Fool-Proof Fundas to Crack IIFT

With CAT’17 and IIFT’17 paper barely a week apart, what can you do to ensure that you get the desired score in both? The secret is to analyze both the exams and figure out the similarities and have a stratagem in place for handling the differences. Among the Indian MBA entrance exams, IIFT entrance exam is possibly the most complicated. While CAT, with a time limit of 1 hour for each section is a test of aptitude and speed, the IIFT paper in addition to aptitude, checks your temperament. It has multiple sections (and sometimes subsections also), no sectional...

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CAT 2017 Sample paper decoded!

With the Mock test made available on the CAT 2017 website, it is safe to assume that CAT  2017 would be similar to CAT 2016. The CAT 2017 website  very clearly gives the following information: ->CAT 2017 will be a Computer Based Test (CBT) with a total of 100 questions ->The duration of the examination will be 180 minutes. There will be three sections: Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension with 34 questions Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning with 32 questions Section III: Quantitative Ability with 34 questions Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions...

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40 Days to CAT 2017

->There are hardly 40 days for CAT. The above emotion is something which a student, who is serious about CAT, would be feeling overwhelmed about! However, I would like you to believe that ->There are FORTY days for CAT. Once you establish that you are going to work towards performing well in the CAT exam, and not worry about the number of days that exist, it would be much easier to plan! There are also a lot of questions that must be going through your mind, which I plan to answer before we begin the plan for the next...

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5 Most Affordable B- Schools

Are you preparing for CAT and targeting India’s top B-schools? Are you also looking forward to an affordable MBA program? Going for an MBA is a big decision, that one takes in his career, which should be taken after thorough deliberation. The MBA education scenario in India is dominated by B-schools with exceptionally high fees. If you are a working professional then, going for an MBA means letting go of your salary for two years. For a fresher, it can be equally excruciating to pursue an MBA that burns a hole in the pocket and doesn’t give much in return. At the...

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About GP

Gautam Puri

GP describes his academic performance early in life as pathetic. With scores of 61% in Xth and 65% in XIIth, he was always at the bottom of the class. For students, he is an aptitude guru who simplifies fundamentals, problem solving, and test taking strategy. GP loves driving & has been part of Raid-de- Himalayas off road adventure. An IIM B alumnus, GP is one of the core founders of CL.




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