How to solve caselets / puzzles based questions in CAT Exam?

September 30th, 2018 by

Data Interpretation section of CAT, as the name suggests is all about analyzing substantial data and interpret meaningful or useful results from that huge pile of unessential data. With exploding population, interlinked economies and the recent result of globalization companies are not just dealing with the population of their city or countries but of hundreds of cities and many countries and as a result we have this enormous data that doesn’t make much of sense. The data needs to be categorized, simplified and summarized into numbers, numbers that make sense and form the basis of ration


How to Analyze Mock CATs to Improve your Scores and Percentile?

September 29th, 2018 by

A large number of CAT aspirants try their hand at anywhere from 5 to 50 mocks before the actual exam. However, a lot of them do not realize the fact that what matters is not the number of mocks that you take but what you learn from it. Analyzing a mock CAT is perhaps even more important than taking a mock CAT because that is where you learn and improve your scores and percentile. In this post, we will discuss some of the rules that you should keep in mind while doing mock CAT analysis. Rule 1 of Mock CAT Analysis – Focus on the number of errors made A much better thing to look at inste


How to ace the General Knowledge section in SNAP test?

September 28th, 2018 by

General Knowledge is often the cinderella of entrance exams preparation, ignored until the very end. However, unlike a fairy tale, there is no happy ending. Entrance exams are the culmination of all the efforts put by candidates. It is best to make sure that effort counts in as few chances as possible. General Knowledge is a section which needs careful preparation and can change fortunes. “GK really helped me push my score to get into SCMHRD” says Karan, a student of SCMHRD with 99+ percentile “I only realised much later that while a lot of people had scored as much as I had or more


What non-IIM colleges one must apply for at various percentile categories

September 27th, 2018 by

What non-IIM Colleges one must apply to at 90/95/99 Percentiles This is the time of the year when all students get down to assessing their chances for securing seats at the top postgrad management institutes in the country. The mocks are underway and many students have been preparing for a while now. Some may have even attempted the CAT and other related exams in the past, so will have a fair idea, where their preparation is leading them towards. All this coincides with individual forms of various non-IIM colleges being released as well. So, students now need to take a conscious decision


The Art of Choosing Colleges based on Mock Scores

September 23rd, 2018 by

This is that time of the year when CAT aspirants need to start filling out all individual college forms. The process of filling the main CAT form is almost done, so now the focus lies on the colleges where the scores of CAT or the other nationalized or even international ones will count. The challenge lies in filling which all. The process of being a management professional starts here. As these college forms cost money, one has to choose where all to invest. Options are plenty, but one needs to prioritize looking at one’s performances and past records. And of course, few parameters help


New IIMs vs the Best non IIMs – What to Choose?

September 22nd, 2018 by

There was a time not too long back when there were only a handful of IIMs. As recently as 2008 saw the first batch commence at IIM-Shillong which became the 7th in line. Now at last count, there exist 20 of them. The general understanding is that the older IIMs are much better. This is due to several legacy issues, not least of them being an extremely rich and diversified alumni group. The new IIMs though are coming up, and slowly making their mark. While there is little doubt that the newer IIMs stand well below the older ones, especially ABC & L, a lot of students face the dilemma be


Sequence and Series Problems and Concepts for CAT Exam Preparation

September 21st, 2018 by

Sequence and Series topic of Quantitative Aptitude is one the most engaging and intriguing concept in CAT. Since childhood, we love solving puzzles based on sequence and series. Sequence and series are closely related concepts and possess immense importance. We all have heard about the famous Fibonacci Sequence, also known as Nature’s code. This sequence can be used to model or describe various phenomena in the field of biology, mathematics, nature, art etc. The sequence is 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13... so on. As we can see, the next no. in the sequence is the addition of previous two numbe


Practice Questions on Odd One Out Submission Set – 3 for CAT Preparation

September 20th, 2018 by

Odd One Out is one of the most important topics of CAT exam. In the following post, we have given 25 questions of Odd One Out Set – 3 for practice. Four of the five given sentences, when ordered in a logical manner form a coherent paragraph. Find the contextually odd sentence: Download Odd One Out Submission Set - 3 PDF - Questions, Answers, and Detailed Solutions... [email-download download_id="11276" contact_form_id="11280"] Download Odd One Out Submission Set - 3 PDF - Questions, Answers, and Detailed Solutions... [email-download download_id="11276" contact_fo


Practice Question on Para-Summary Set – 3 for CAT Preparation

September 19th, 2018 by

Para-Summary are one of the most important topics of CAT exam. In the following post, we have given 25 questions of Para-Summary Set - 3 for practice. Directions for Question 1 - 25: The passage given below are followed by four alternative summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the paragraph. Key in the number of the option you chose as your answer. Download Para-Summary Set - 3 PDF - Questions, Answers, and Detailed Solutions... [email-download download_id="11221" contact_form_id="11225"] Download Para-Summary Set - 3 PDF - Questions


Practice Questions on Parajumbles – Set 3 for CAT Preparation

September 18th, 2018 by

Parajumbles are one of the most important topics of CAT exam. In the following post, we have given 25 questions of Parajumbles for practice. The five sentences labeled (a,b,c,d,e) given in the Question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence has been labeled with a number. Decide on the proper order for the sentences and key in the correct sequence of five numbers as your answer. Download Parajumbles Set - 3 PDF - Questions, Answers, and Detailed Solutions... [email-download download_id="11147" contact_form_id="11151"] Download Parajumbl