Author: Team CL

The NEW CAT 2014 Decoded – Our Insights

Has CAT changed its stripes again? Along with my esteemed colleagues, with a cumulative experience of over 200 years of facilitating thousands of aspirants (many of who are CXOs now) reach the portals of IIMs in the last 20 years, analyzed the various ‘avtaars’ of CAT that have appeared during this period to come out with the incisive insights encapsulated in this presentation. Kindly go through this presentation attentively, make your own notes of what you need to do, how and when; work steadfastly, build your assault and conquer CAT 2014. Await my note too here, that will appear...

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SSC (CGL) Re-examination 2013, Comprehensive Analysis (Slot-1 and 2)

Staff Selection Commission successfully conducted the 1st phase of the re-examination for the CGL 2013 candidates on April 27, 2014. Unlike the last time, the test was conducted on the same day in 2 slots (Morning and Afternoon), with 2 different papers and 8 sets in each slot. The number of sections, question types and the difficulty level broadly remained the same across all test papers. The pattern of the test was as follows: Section Total Questions Level of difficulty Good Attempts Good Score Approximate time taken General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 Easy- Moderate 38-40 32- 35 35-40 General...

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The Next Not So Ordinary B-School is UPES

Dear All, Apologies for the delay in publishing the next “not so ordinary” college; it’s all in the spirit of a robust audit. So here it is: the next “not so ordinary” college is University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, popularly known as UPES. UPES offers specialized MBA Programs in 10 industry oriented courses such as Oil &Gas, Energy Trading, Port& Shipping, Power, Aviation etc. The UPES MBA 2 year program fee is Rs. 8.38 lacs (This includes tuition, industrial tour charges, alumni fee, PDP fee and computing fee).The hostel expenses are an additional Rs.90,000/year (Rs.10,000/- is a...

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The First Not So Ordinary B-School is IFMR, Chennai

The Institute of Financial Management and Research offers a 2 year full-time ‘Postgraduate Diploma in Management’ program recognized by AICTE. This Chennai based institute has a fee structure of Rs. 10 lacs (the fee covers tuition, laptop, books & materials, examination fee, IT charges & institute’s formal wear) for the entire 2 years. The living expenses need to be borne by the student over and above the fee, charges for the hostel if opted for are Rs.9000/month. IFMR considers CAT 2013 / XAT 2014 / CMAT – Sept 2013 and GMAT GRE scores (taken in the last five years)...

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7 days of CAT 2013 – Kahaani ab tak

CAT 2013 has now entered its second week and we, at CL, have just taken a breather to pause and analyze. It has been a very exciting and hectic week for us too. We were overwhelmed with visitors on the Exam Corner page, only to our delight!!! Our teams worked extremely hard to ensure that all students get to experience the best of CAT analysis, advice and recommendations. For the first time in the Test Prep industry, two unique features were introduced to students appearing for CAT – the TRUE CAT Percentile predictor and the B-school Adviser. The B-School...

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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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