Score vs Percentile Mapping for CAT 2018 Exam – Morning and Afternoon Slot

November 30th, 2018 by

In this post, we will try to figure out the relationship in score vs percentile and also understand the concept of raw score, scaled score, percentile, etc. Score Vs Percentile in CAT 2018 Exam - Morning Slot - Estimate Percentile Overall Verbal LRDI Quant 99 150 70 50 50 98 140 60 45 45 95 120 55 38 38 90 105 50 30 30 85 95 45 25 25 Score Vs Percentile in CAT 2018 Exam - Afternoon Slot - Estimate Percentile Overall Verbal LRDI Quant 99 145 69 48 47 98 135 59 43 42 95 115 54

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CAT 2018 Exam Analysis – Expected Cutoff and Percentile Mapping

November 25th, 2018 by

CAT 2018 exam was conducted today (25th November). To publish CAT 2018 exam Analysis we spoke to a bunch of students of our online course. Based upon the feedback that we received, given below is the detailed analysis of the CAT 2018 exam. Highlights of CAT 2018 Exam Analysis There were no major surprises in the CAT 2018 exam. It was on the expected lines. 1) Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation was the toughest section. But it was easier than previous years. 2) Quantitative Aptitude was on the tougher side. The questions were lengthy and calculative. There were a lot of TITA que

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Last day before CAT – what should you do?

November 23rd, 2018 by

CAT 2018 exam is barely a few hours away. I can understand that some of you might be worried or panicked. Don’t be. You have put in the months towards the preparation and I am sure you will come out with flying colors. I know it sounds obvious but there is no harm in repeating – it is just an exam. It does not define who you are and will have a marginal impact on your career in the long run. CAT is a standardized test and perhaps one of the best tests in the Indian education system to select the best candidates. It has been going on for decades and has always rewarded students who are

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Current Affairs Topics to explore for IIFT GK

November 19th, 2018 by

As is well known, General Knowledge (GK) forms an important component in the entrance exam for the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade to be held on 2nd December this year. GK can broadly be divided into 2 components- static and current. In this blog, we look at some important current affairs topics which students will be well-advised to study further on. The list is based on the kind of topics that have been posted in questions in past years’ papers. Following are some of those topics: 1. Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, and Winter Olympics One must especially go through the major events

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How to prepare for General Knowledge (GK) for IIFT

November 16th, 2018 by

General Knowledge (GK) is an important part of the IIFT exam. The first thing that I will like to tell you is that you need to clear the sectional cut-off the get a call from IIFT. But there is some good news as well – the cutoff for the GK section in IIFT is typically in low single digits. If you look at the sample of the last 4-5 years, it has remained in the range of 2 marks to 3.5 marks. There will be around 25 questions on GK with each question for 0.5 marks. And now the bad news – a lot of people don’t even manage that. Over the years, I have seen a bunch of students who cleare

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XAT Decision Making Questions – Set 5

November 15th, 2018 by

XAT Decision Making Practice Questions Set 5 Answer XAT Decision Making Question no. 1 – 2 on the basis of the information given in the following case. You run an IT company and you have divided the IT operations team into 15 clusters. Each cluster has one head, who reports to you, and the cluster head has five members who report to him. Every year, the cluster with the best output wins the annual performance award accompanied with some perks for each of its members. Each cluster has its distinct name, generally provided by the cluster head. The ‘Dark-Knights’ cluster had perform

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XAT Decision Making Questions – Set 4

November 15th, 2018 by

XAT Decision Making Practice Questions Set 4 Answer XAT Decision Making Question no. 1 – 3 on the basis of the information given in the following case. Western Uttar Pradesh has seen immense rainfall in the last two weeks and there is a flood warning that has been released for the region. Considering that it has been raining non-stop for the last 18 hours, and the weather department expects more rainfall in the next 24 hours, the ravines in the region are funning full and are expected to overflow any moment. The Ganges, which flows through the region, is expected to overall, and d

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XAT Decision Making Questions – Set 3

November 15th, 2018 by

XAT Decision Making Practice Questions Set 3 XAT Decision Making Question 1. The Vahindra MUV is a newly launched sports utility vehicle in the market with the whole gambit of accessories and value added features. One of the features added to the car is an enhanced navigation GPS system. Vahindra, after it had sold about 100000 MUVs, got to know that in some of the car’s GPS systems, the wiring has some execution flaw that leads to system failure within a few months of use. The flaw crept in because the training given to some of the electricians who fit the system was faulty. Vahindra

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XAT Decision Making Questions – Set 2

November 15th, 2018 by

XAT Decision Making Practice Questions Set 2 Answer XAT Decision Making Question no. 1 – 5 on the basis of the information given in the following case. Rahul Sharma has been recently promoted to the post of Managing Director for TCY distillery. TCY is the largest producer of alcoholic drinks in the North India region and has been performing consistently well in this part of the country. The next task in front of Rahul is to plan an expansion strategy for the company and ensure that company grows beyond its traditional base in North India. The two regions which are being targeted by

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XAT Decision Making Questions – Set 1

November 15th, 2018 by

XAT Decision Making Practice Questions - Set 1 XAT Decision Making Question 1. Maninder was an operations manager in a social development organization and observed deep-set caste discrimination all around him. Observing that caste based discrimination was endemic in his organization, he decided to quit and start his own NGO. In his organization, he employed people from all castes and tried to eliminate caste-bias. Over the years, his NGO expanded and started working with various sections of society and started supplying material to organizations dominated by those of supposedly higher c

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