How to approach a case study based Group Discussion

January 7th, 2019 by

The process of a case-study group discussion is almost similar to that of a topical discussion in that there is a preparation time of about 5 minutes, the panel starts the discussion and observes the discussion without moderating it, and the group is at complete liberty to understand, analyse, and interpret the case as it deems appropriate in order to make a recommendation. There are however 2 key differences. The first is that instead of an opinion-oriented or a descriptive topic, the participants are given a case statement, which they must read so as to prepare within the given prep

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Scaled Score vs Percentile in CAT 2018

January 6th, 2019 by

CAT 2018 results were declared today (5th January) and our team has been tirelessly collecting data for the mapping of Score vs Percentile. For CAT 2018 we had compiled a list with the help of our students and some other CAT aspirants who sent us their scorecards. We have gotten approximately 150 scorecards till now and we are able to make some pretty good projections from the same. We are working on the same for this year as well. We will release all this information in public domain and hopefully, it would help future CAT aspirants make a better judgment. If you want to contribute

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CAT 2018 Cutoffs: Apply to top MBA Colleges and B-Schools based on CAT Score

January 6th, 2019 by

Now that the results for the CAT 2018 Exam are declared, one of the most common questions that I get from students is which colleges can I apply to and which colleges can I get a call from. While there are no hard and fast rules to such things, I have still tried to compile a list of colleges that you can and should apply to. In case you have already applied to some of them, you will be able to access if you stand a chance at getting calls from any of those colleges. I will be talking about the non IIM colleges in this blogpost. Also, there is still time left to apply for Post Graduate

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CAT 2018 – Score Card released

January 5th, 2019 by

CAT 2018 Scorecard - How to check Finally, the CAT 2018 scorecards are out today. Aspirants were eagerly waiting for the CAT 2018 results which were conducted on 25th November. A total of 2.41 lakh application were received for the exam. To check the score follow this process: Step 1) Go to https://iimcat.ac.in Step 2) Click on login link Mail your scorecard to [email protected] and get GDPI guidance for free - Click Here For Mail Step 3)Enter your Login ID and Password. Step 4) Click on scorecard tab and download score card from below given link. CAT S

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Group Discussion Tips – How to approach a topical Group Discussion

January 4th, 2019 by

Perhaps the most common group discussion types, topical group discussions are an integral part of the evaluation processes many of the top B-schools. Topical group discussions are called so because they have a clearly-defined topic framework within which the group discussion takes place. Topical group discussions are broadly of two types: opinion-oriented, and descriptive. For example, a discussion titled as “Should B-schools do away with their entrance examinations?” is the former type, whereas, “India in 2030” is the latter. Within these two categories, you may find two sub

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Group Discussion – Definition, Tips, and other rules to follow

January 3rd, 2019 by

As the exam season comes to an end and the Group Discussion stage usher in, we can begin our preparations for the round two by looking at some basics of the Group Discussion (GD) process. In this article we shall explore the process of the GD, different formats of the GD, the evaluation criteria, and the background preparation required to give us a firm foundation in whichever GD we participate in. Having been an integral part of the selection process until the last few years, the GD has been replaced by WAT (Writing Ability Test) at most IIMs. However, IIM-K still conducts the GD along wit

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How to prepare for the Bocconi Test?

January 3rd, 2019 by

SDA Bocconi Asia Center, formerly MISB Bocconi, is the pan-Asian hub of SDA Bocconi School of management, Italy. Founded in 2012, SDA Bocconi Asia Center offers the International Master in Business (IMB). It is a specialized Master program fully equivalent to a postgraduate program that brings to India the expertise and the international standing of SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy. Key features of the program are as follows: Faculty and Curriculum by SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy Two 11-Month modules including a 4-Month Specialization Semester in Milan, Italy

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