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Attempt, Analyse with some free online CAT 2019 mocks

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 online mocks as possible and going through the detailed analysis of each and every mock you have taken. Over the years, I have seen many students who start preparing for CAT but are not really clear as to what the CAT exam is all about. It’s really strange to not know the exam you are preparing for, isn’t it? While you might think that having a look at the previous year CAT...

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CAT preparation plan for 2019– Part I

CAT preparation plan  With exactly eight months to CAT 2019 (CAT is expected to be on 24th November 2019), it is high time for a person who has decided on doing an MBA to start preparing for this enigmatic exam! Read to find out the ideal CAT preparation plan How many hours per day one needs to prepare for CAT? This question has no right answer.  If you have already prepared and written the CAT exam, then about 6 to 7 hours per week till July and then increasing the prepping hours would do. However, if you are beginning...

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Jayein toh Jayein kahaan 2019: Top MBA Colleges

A student seeking my advice on which MBA institute should he join said “Sir, if I were your nephew then after considering all factors which out of these three institutes would you recommend?” There is always a dilemma when it comes to choosing an MBA institute because a wrong choice of institute could very easily lead to a poor career growth or waste of money or both. Unfortunately, most rankings do not consider the student’s point of view and have a low weight for one of the most important criteria – the placements. To my mind the most important...

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Global MBA/MSc Programme

The Global MBA/MSc programme is a double degree offered by Xavier University in India and Emlyon Business School in France, preparing you to be an international manager in this agile age of globalisation. The only differentiation between the two programmes is that while the Global MBA programme is meant for students with three or more years of experience, the Global MBA/MSc programme is for students with students with less than three years work experience. The intensive full-time two year degree programme is focused on helping you reach your professional goals through quality education, hands-on experience and international exposure. Through...

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“What if I am not a CAT topper?”

In India, the observable trend tells us how management studies have a tradition of rigorous training, especially by test-prep centres to attain a coveted high rank in the CAT examinations. The selection process at the top IIMs have pressurised aspirants to work on specific requirements in an intensely competitive environment. There is an immense burden on the aspirants to enhance and design their CVs to accommodate particular requirements like high CAT percentiles, certain years of industry experience plus co-curricular activities. For instance, everything else being equal, a bright engineering graduate with the reasonable job experience may not get a...

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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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