How to Effectively Tackle Sentence Exclusion in CAT Exam?

January 30th, 2020 by

Sentence Exclusion or the Odd sentence out of the paragraph question type has been recently introduced in the CAT and has been a regular feature since. In this question type, a paragraph consisting of 5 sentences is given in an unorganized sequence in which one sentence is logically out of sync with the rest of the sentences. The test taker will have to identify this ‘odd’ sentence. Below are listed four different methods of solving Odd sentence out of the paragraph question types. The method I is a quick method suited for solving simpler questions in which one sentence can be posit

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What strategy did I follow to prepare for the PGDBA exam?

January 29th, 2020 by

If you Google the word PGDBA, ‘PGDBA preparation’ doesn’t come anywhere on the first page of the search results. And rightly so. This exam has not been there since ages. The course is a 5-year-old course, with the PGDBA exam has just been conducted 4 times till now. It is totally acceptable to be inquisitive about what to prepare and how to prepare for this exam. In this blogpost we are going to talk about this. I am a 2017-19 graduate of this course. I appeared in the exam in February 2017. During this time, I was preparing for the exams of management courses too for a couple of

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How to effectively manage time in the PGDBA written exam?

January 27th, 2020 by

Doing well in the PGDBA written exam is what I consider as the most important milestone in getting admission in the course. This is because in the interview you have to show the best version of yourself on why you did things the way you did, why you want to join the course, how do you think the course can help you in achieving your goals. The interview is about YOU. It is a discussion and if your thoughts are clear, you would have a good chance in the interview. While the written exam is not the same. Here, you are competing with the people from all over the country and you don’t have an

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Republic Day Discount – Use coupon code FREEDOM for 10 % off

January 25th, 2020 by

First of all, a very Happy Republic Day to all our students (and other visitors here). Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. The Constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on 26 November 1949 and came into effect on 26 January 1950 with a democratic government system, completing the country's transition towards becoming an independent republic. 26 January was chosen as the Republic day because it was on this day in 1930 when the Decl

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CAT Prep Strategy – How to Start Preparation for CAT 2021?

January 21st, 2020 by

You know what is the best time to start CAT Preparation for CAT 2021 exam - NOW! A lot of people just keep waiting for the right time. There is no such thing as ideal time for starting CAT Preparation. CAT 2021 is around one year away. Remember the basic fact, you can get to a basic level of preparation and a decent score very quickly – getting to a great score, on the other hand, requires a lot of effort. In this post I would discuss about some of the things that you can and should do to start your preparation for CAT 2021. CAT exam score is one of the many parameters The other pa

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What is PGDBA and how it is different from CAT?

January 14th, 2020 by

The Economist published a report in 2017 titled: The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. In today’s digitally transformed and connected world, data is produced in vast streams daily, at a mind-boggling volume and pace. Be it the use of data by Cambridge Analytica in the Trump campaign or be it the personalized recommendations that your YouTube gives you, data is used extensively by companies to make decisions of any and every sort. Understanding this dire need of Business Analytics professionals, three of the best institutes of our country (ISI Kolkata, IIM Calcu

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Careers in Business Analytics and Data Science

January 7th, 2020 by

Introduction to Business Analytics and Data Science Business analytics (BA) refers to the skills, technologies, practices for continuous iterative exploration and investigation of past business performance to gain insight and drive business planning. Business analytics focuses on developing new insights and understanding of business performance based on data and statistical methods. Business analytics makes extensive use of analytical modeling and numerical analysis, including explanatory and predictive modeling, and fact-based management to drive decision making. It is therefore close

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CAT 2019 Results Declared – How to check your CAT 2019 Scorecard

January 4th, 2020 by

CAT 2019 Scorecard - How to check Finally, the CAT 2019 scorecards are out today. Aspirants were eagerly waiting for the CAT 2019 results which were conducted on 24th November. 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 Score card Sample:   You can WhatsApp your scorec

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XAT Decision Making Free Mock Test with 20 New Practice Questions

January 3rd, 2020 by

Decision Making is probably the most neglected section when it comes to XAT preparation. A lot of students pick it up once they are done with all the other MBA entrance exams like IIFT / CAT / SNAP. As a matter of fact, if you are reading this post – probably you are in that category as well. The good part is that there is still enough time left to prepare well for XAT Decision Making. One of the most common problems that students face with XAT Decision Making is that they do not get enough questions to practice. Even if they get the questions, they do not get reliable answers for it. As

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Previous Year Questions of XAT Decision Making – Free PDF for Download

January 2nd, 2020 by

One of the most common suggestions that I give students who are preparing for XAT is that they should focus on Decision Making and give at least one hour every day to prepare for it in the last month. The easiest way to do it is to go through previous year papers. To make it easy for students, I decided to put all the previous year papers of XAT Decision Making in a PDF. You can download that PDF by filling up this simple form given below. Also, the entire question set is also available on this page for your viewing. While I have tried to be careful in copy pasting the answers, I might hav

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