Books and Authors important for General Knowledge (GK) Preparation for IIFT, XAT, SNAP

October 30th, 2018 by

Questions on books and authors are very popular with entrance examinations. IIFT, in particular, has a question in tabular format in which the student is supposed to match the author with the book. More often than not, the books about which questions get asked are related to business or biographical sketches of the famous businessmen. Given below is a list of books that have released in the last couple of years. I recommend that you go through this list twice or thrice. Authors of Business Related Books  / Biographies / Autobiographies Book Author Elon Musk Ashlee Vance


GK Tips – List of Longest, Largest, Highest, Tallest Places around the World and in India

October 24th, 2018 by

Highest, Longest, Tallest, Largest, Smallest places form an important part of questions in competitive examinations like SNAP, XAT, IIFT, IBPS, TISS, Bank PO etc. Below is a list of some of the most important Longest, Largest, Highest places around the World and in India. This post has been divided into two sections, Around the World and Inside India. In the first section, Around the World, all the places have been divided into sub-sections based on Longest, Largest, Highest, Tallest, Smallest and Biggest. In the second section, Inside India, all the places have been divided into sub-se


5 Things to do in last 1 Month to Ace CAT 2018 exam

October 22nd, 2018 by

There is just a little over a month left for the CAT 2018 exam. Now is the time for all last-ditch studies, but also to take stock of things already done well. There will be some aspirants who would make a rather recent decision to appear for the CAT exam this year. There will be others who would have been preparing for a while now. Others would be sandwiched in between. For some CAT 2018 is almost a make-or-break situation, while for others there will be opportunities ahead, this time merely a dress rehearsal. Some are working professionals, so hard pressed for time, while others may be stu


Mergers and Acquisitions 2018 for General Knowledge Preparation for IIFT / XAT / SNAP

October 15th, 2018 by

Mergers and Acquisitions have always formed an important part of General Knowledge section of exams like IIFT / XAT/ SNAP and various other Management entrance exams as well. Typically, the questions are based on the acquiring company or the company that is being acquired. It is not focused on the amount of money involved but on how significant the merger is and also – how popular the merger is. Unfortunately, there are no such lists easily and readily available. Most of the merger and acquisitions lists either focus on the deal amount or are limited to the technology sector. Keeping


Get 20% off this Gandhi Jayanti – Use coupon code JAYANTI

October 2nd, 2018 by

Mahatma Gandhi, among many other things, was a guiding light for many businesses as well. So we thought we would collect some fun-facts about the Mahatma’s connection with businesses. 7 things that you (probably) didn’t know about Mahatma Gandhi 1.) The pocket watch that Mahatma Gandhi used to carry was from Ingersoll. It was popularly known as the ‘Dollar Watch’. He had another pocket watch from Zenith that was gifted to him by Indira Gandhi. 2.) Mahatma Gandhi helped establish three football clubs in Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg, all of which were named Passive Resister