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Howz XAT!

Howz XAT! With CAT out of the way now we need to shift our focus to the second most important MBA entrance – Xavier’s Aptitude Test. Many good B schools outside the Xavier family, like TAPMI, IMT, MICA, etc., accept both CAT and XAT scores for admission to their MBA programs and the students who did not do well in CAT can hope for an improved performance in XAT for a realistic chance in these and many other B schools. While many people tend to describe XAT as CAT + Decision Making, it is not an accurate representation of...

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Things you must-do after every mock CAT you take

Things you must-do after every mock CAT you take By now you must have read and experienced for yourself the importance of mocks for aptitude exams such as the ones you are gearing up for. Once you have written a mock, what follows thereafter is as important as taking a medicine for fever. In direct terms, your post mock activities should be corrective in nature and should help you to perform better in the next mock. Thus, this article is important as it suggests what all you must do after every Mock CAT you take. The CAT 2018 pattern...

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7 Rules to excel in CAT VARC section

After having talked about the 7 Rules to Excel in CAT QA section in our previous article, we get down to discussing similar tips to tackle CAT VARC section. Understanding of a Paper (or a section) along with the understanding of own strengths and weakness are the two essential blocks of deciding the strategy for attempting it. The CAT 2019 paper structure is that of three back to back sectional tests and hence having a separate approach to tackle each of the three sections is required. The 2018 CAT VARC section had 34 questions to be attempted in 60 minutes, now the question arises,...

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7 Rules to excel in CAT QA section

Year after year, lots of questions keep pouring in to know ways and methods to get a 99+ percentile in the QA section of CAT 2019. While attempting QA section in mocks, students are unable to choose the right questions and end up attempting difficult questions that not only take time but also get them negative marks. However, after the paper, while analyzing the Mock or going through the solutions, you discover that there were many easy questions that could have been attempted in the paper. Over the years, watching so many make the same mistake I’ve realized that...

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NMAT Notification – Announcement of the NMAT!

The NMAT Notification of 2019 is finally here! After tons of eager anticipation from thousands of CAT aspirants, NMIMS announced the NMAT Notification today, on 30th May 2019. The most important dates announced in the NMAT Notification 2019 are included:   Event Start Date End Date Registration 2nd July 2019 3rd October 2019 Exam Dates Available 4th October 2019 17th December 2019 Retake Scheduling 5th October 2019 14th December 2019   How to plan your NMAT Retakes? The NMAT Exam will be held between 4th October and 17th December with the students getting the options of retaking the NMAT...

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