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CAT 2016 – 150 Day Strategy (Part-2)

In the previous article of this series on CAT repeater strategy, I discussed what would be a good way to go about your CAT preparation for those of CAT repeaters who had scored an 85+%ile in CAT 2015. Here, in this post, I suggest a CAT repeater strategy for those who scored below 85%ile in the last CAT exam. II. CAT Repeater Strategy for CAT score below 85%ile: Assuming that those of you falling in this bracket have a fair idea about the exam, I say that the most prominent reason for a below par performance can be attributed to...

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CAT 2016 – 150 Day Strategy (Part-1)

Are you ready to appear for CAT 2016? Around 150 days are left for the CAT 2016; hence it’s high time to start serious and sincere preparation for it. CAT is an exam which evaluates students on multiple dimensions and hence it is irrational to suggest one common strategy for all the students. Thus, we have decided to come up with a series of articles on Belling the CAT in 150 days, with each article dealing with the strategies for a specific set of students. In the first article of the series, the focus is on the CAT repeater strategy...

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Understanding SBI PO Mains

The second and most crucial round of the SBI PO exam is round the corner. The main aim of this article is to help students to prepare for this round. First let us understand the exam pattern. About the Exam:  The objective exam will have four sections of 50 marks each, as per SBI notification. The sections are: a) English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.) b) General Awareness, Marketing &Computers c) Data Analysis & Interpretation d) Reasoning (High Level) Let me now deal with the agenda. Moving ahead, I have answered few frequently asked questions and also provided guidelines...

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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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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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