Changes you should make in your CAT Preparation to tackle the new pattern of CAT 2015

July 31st, 2015 by

As you might know, there are quite a few changes in the pattern of the CAT 2015 exam when compared with previous years. While the basics of CAT preparation remain the same, as a CAT aspirant, you need to make some small tweaks and adjustments in your preparation to take care of the changes. We will be discussing those tweaks and adjustments in this post. Move out Vedic Math / Calculation Tricks – Hello Approximation While the ability to calculate fast is an asset in any competitive exam, the introduction of the calculator has reduced the importance of these tricks in CAT 2015. Yes –


Direct Answers in CAT – Everything you wanted to know

July 29th, 2015 by

While there are plenty of changes in the CAT 2015 exam pattern, the lines that have flummoxed most CAT aspirants is: Some questions in each section may not be of multiple choice type. Instead, direct answers are to be typed on the screen. In this post I will like to answer a few questions / doubts that some of the students have about the same. Let me add, these are my best guesses and I do not have any official information. How many "Direct Answers" type of questions will be asked in CAT 2015? My guess is around 10-15. One of the reasons, in my opinion, that something like this i


CAT 2015 Exam New Pattern – What are the key changes?

July 26th, 2015 by

Hello everyone, The new pattern for the CAT 2015 exam has been released. (Official notification and PDF for download) There are some important changes that you should be mindful about. Let us have a look at them and the impact that they will have. Key changes in CAT 2015 Exam New Pattern Exam will be held on one day CAT 2015 exam will be held on 29th November 2015 In 2014, it was held on 2 days at a gap of 1 week. This is a really good move for CAT 2015 aspirants. The students who wrote the exam on the second day had extra info that they received during the week from students who wro


CAT 2015 Exam Notification and Important Dates

July 23rd, 2015 by

Hello Everyone, There is some good news and some really really good news. The good news is that CAT 2015 exam dates have been declared. The really really good news is that you have more than 4 months to prepare for the CAT 2015 exam. This should quell any fears that some of the students had about an early CAT exam in 2015. So, without further ado - here are the dates CAT 2015 Exam Dates CAT 2015 Exam Notification by IIM Ahmedabad: Sunday, July 26, 2015 CAT 2015 Application Start Date: August 6, 2015 CAT 2015 Application End Date: Last week of September, 2015 CAT 2015 Admit


5 Benefits of Preparation via Online CAT Coaching Course

July 22nd, 2015 by

Technology has changed nearly every aspect of our lives. Instead of going to shops, we buy latest products online. The food we eat, the clothes we wear, the cabs we move around in – all are available online. When it comes to CAT Preparation, a lot of students still go to CAT Coaching Institutes hoping that it would help them score well in CAT and get them the much elusive IIM call. There are easier, cheaper, and far more effective ways available now to prepare for CAT. Online Coaching to prepare for CAT provides a huge set of advantages that are not possible in an offline brick and morta


Verbal Ability for CAT – English Grammar Preparation – Articles

July 13th, 2015 by

Verbal Ability is an important part of the CAT syllabus. Roughly 15-20 % of CAT paper is based on Verbal Ability (not including Reading Comprehension). A significant part of questions on Verbal Ability are based on logic and reasoning, sometimes also referred to as Critical Reasoning. The other part is based on Grammar and Vocabulary. Although the number of questions which are directly based on Grammar and Vocabulary is not high, having a good command over these topics helps you do well in the exam. Couple of weeks ago, I was speaking to one of my friends about the same and he offered to


SBI PO Prelims 2015 – Results Declared – Check Them

July 9th, 2015 by

The results for SBI PO 2015 Prelims Phase I have been declared. Cutoff for SBI PO Prelims Phase I Result Gen – 47.5 OBC – 42.25 SC - 37.25 ST – 19.75 Click here to check your result To check the result Step 1 - Click on the above link Step 2 - Find the link for PO Exam Result Step 3 - Enter your registration details and download your details Click here to prepare for SBI PO 2015 Mains Exam Please let us know your result via comments.