CAT 2019 response key and official answer sheet released

November 29th, 2019 by

Given below are PDFs for download for answer key and response sheet. Morning Slot PDF Afternoon Slot PDF   XAT 2020 Crash Course a) 200+ Video Tutorials b) XAT 2017, XAT 2018, XAT 2019 Video Solutions c) Workshops on important topics d) 5 Mock Tests in the latest pattern Know More about Crash Course Enroll Now @ Rs. 3999 Javascript on your browser is not enabled.

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Marking Scheme in XAT Exam – How Negative Marking Works

November 28th, 2019 by

The Marking Scheme in XAT exam is a little bit different from other exams. First of all, all the questions are of objective type. There are no questions that are of the Type-In-The-Answer variety. This means you have to pick a choice out of 4 or 5 options to mark your answer. The XAT paper is divided into two parts as discussed in the post on XAT Paper Pattern. Part 1 has Verbal Ability, Decision Making, and Quantitative Aptitude. Part 2 has General Knowledge. Negative Marking exists only in Part 1. General Knowledge portion has no concept of negative marking. What makes XAT different fr

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General Knowledge Capsule – Notable Deaths in 2019

November 27th, 2019 by

Questions on people who have died recently are quite popular in MBA entrance exams like IIFT and XAT. While there are much more detailed lists available on wikipedia, it becomes a problem to scan through them. We have filtered down the list to some prominent personalities and shared that in the video given below. We have covered both Global and Indian personalities in this list. Notable Deaths in 2019 - Video XAT 2020 Crash Course a) 200+ Video Tutorials b) XAT 2017, XAT 2018, XAT 2019 Video Solutions c) Workshops on important topics d) 5 Mock Tests in the latest pa

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How to prepare for General Knowledge (GK) for IIFT in One Week

November 25th, 2019 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 1.5 marks to 3 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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CAT 2019 Exam Analysis – Expected Cutoff and Percentile Mapping

November 24th, 2019 by

CAT 2019 exam was conducted today (24th November). To publish CAT 2019 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 2019 exam. Highlights of CAT 2019 Exam Analysis There were no major surprises in the CAT 2019 exam. It was on the expected lines. Verbal Ability was on the easier side when compared to other sections, as it has been the case for past few years. However, if you compare it with previous year papers - it was on the harder side. RC questions and passages were a l

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Last day before CAT – what should you do?

November 23rd, 2019 by

CAT 2019 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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XAT Paper Pattern – What is the structure of XAT Exam?

November 22nd, 2019 by

XAT exam is one of the most important MBA entrance exams. However, a lot of MBA aspirants do not give it due credit – some of it because of lack of knowledge. In this series of blogposts and videos, we will try to answer some of the basic questions about XAT. XAT Paper Pattern – Video Tutorial   Time distribution in XAT Exam XAT is a 3 hour exam. It is divided into two parts: Part 1 is for 165 minutes Part 2 is for 15 minutes Part 1 is considered for calculating the XAT percentile, whereas part 2 consists of GK. GK is considered only

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Do not forget to fill out these forms

November 20th, 2019 by

First of all, best of luck for the upcoming CAT exam this Sunday. Ensure that you use this last week well to do well in the CAT exam. But you should also remember to fill the forms for some of the other exams and colleges. Quite often, students miss out on these and regret later. I thought I would make up a list of some of the top exams and colleges whose dates are about to run out. SNAP - 23rd November 1) Register online on the official SNAP website. 2) Upload your latest scanned colour passport size photo at the time of Online Registration for SNAP Test. 3) Ensure that the inform

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5 things you must do in the last week before CAT

November 18th, 2019 by

This must be a nervous time for you. It is completely natural. But if you are panicking, you are probably taking it a bit too far. Rest assured, the efforts that you have put in over the last few months would not go to waste. I can only wish that all readers of this post ended up with the colleges they deserve and hope that they actually get something even better. But we all know that is statically impossible.  Here are a few things that I suggest that you do in the last week to calm your nerves and hopefully ace the CAT 2019 exam. 1. Revise important formulas While I understand that yo

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2014

November 13th, 2019 by

Given below are the questions and answers for IIFT GK from the year 2014. Your goal should be to get approximately 6 to 8 questions correct from the lot given below without any errors. The cutoff for IIFT GK is typically around 3-4 marks where each question is for 0.5 marks. IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Questions from Previous Year Paper of 2014 Match the Indian Gold Medal Winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games held at Glasgow with the sports type in which the medal was awarded: Name of the Player   Sports Type a Joshana Chinnppa 1 Weightlifting b Vinesh Phog

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