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CAT 2017 Unplugged

CAT which was developed as a management entrance exam for admission into the IIMs has ironically undergone many ‘managerial’ changes: > Shifted from paper-pen based to online mode, >from 75 to 60 to 100 questions >from 3 to 2 to 3 to 2 sections (yes it’s changed 4 times in the last 8 years) and >introduction of onscreen calculator and non-MCQ questions. What has been the impact of these changes? Is there any relationship between the exam pattern and difficulty level or the cut-off percentile? With CAT 2017 notifications made public, what should one expect from this year’s exam?...

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PGDBA- A new program with a promising career!

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS (PGDBA) Jointly offered by IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta and ISI Kolkata The first batch of PGDBA at IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta and ISI Kolkata concluded their session with excellent placements with all 51 students successfully placed. The highest package stood at Rs.33.67 lakh while the average package stood at Rs.17.14 lakh with a mix of both international and domestic companies. With the successful closure of the first batch of PGDBA, students should look out for this course. Given that the program did not offer any guarantee for placements and still all the students...

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5 Ways CL’s FreeZone can help you practice for CAT’17

When we talk about CAT (Common Admission Test) or similar management exams, one thing is definite, that the best approach to crack CAT is taking as many tests as possible and going through the detailed analysis of each and every test one has taken. This process won’t only help you to identify your strengths and weaknesses but will also help you in improving your speed and accuracy. As there are about six months left for CAT 17, you must be gearing up for your CAT preparation and amidst all the mayhem of “best priced offerings” here is a very...

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Last Minute Strategy for IPMAT 2017

Integrated Program in Management (IPM) by IIM Indore is a BBA+MBA 5 year integrated program. A large number of students who are done with their class 12 boards must have applied for IPMAT entrance exam for IPM. With the exam just one day away most students must be getting the jitters for the D-Day. It is very important to carefully analyze the pattern of the exam that you are going to appear for as it will help you to strategize for the exam. In the analysis, the aspects to carefully evaluate are the sections you can focus on, the...

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Campus Diaries: IIFT Kolkata

You might be are aware of the Featured Student Story on GP Ka Funda where the students submit their preparation stories and B-school experiences with GP. Shared below is one such featured story of one of our students Abhijit Gaurav, currently pursuing MBA (2016-18) from IIFT Kolkata. Here, Abhijit takes you through his college IIFT Kolkata and tells you more about it. Read On.   Education is the movement from darkness to light. —Allan Bloom   It is said that the differentiating factor between goodness and greatness is the state of mind. IIFT not only reiterates this thought but...

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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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