How to use Analytical Reasoning to score more in XAT Decision Making

December 4th, 2019 by

An Analytical Guide to  XAT Decision Making Process Decision making is an integral part of management. It is a cognitive process of selection of a belief or course of action among several possibilities. You have to act rationally while decision making and foresee the outcomes of all the options available and its alternatives. And as aspiring future business managers, time and again you have to face situations where you have to take major decisions by carefully examining the problem and considering all the pros and cons, the long-term and short-term impacts of your decision. And that’s w

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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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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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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2013

November 12th, 2019 by

Given below are the questions and answers for IIFT GK from the year 2013. 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 2013 In Column 1 are the names of some great Indians, whose birthdays are celebrated as special days, which are given in Column 2. Match the birthday with the day of celebration? i-a; ii-b; iii-c; iv-d i-c; ii-b; iii-d; iv-a i-c;

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2012

November 11th, 2019 by

Given below are the questions and answers for IIFT GK from the year 2012. 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 2012 What was the picture shown on the first stamp of independent India? The new Indian flag Ashoka Lion Capital A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi A Douglas DC-4 aircraft Which of the following venues has hosted the Summer Olympics Games the

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IIFT Mock Test for the General Knowledge (GK) Section

November 10th, 2019 by

General Knowledge (GK) is an important part of the IIFT exam. IIFT Mock Test for the GK section is a part of our online coaching course for IIFT GK. In the full course, we have 10 mocks for the General Knowledge section. 5 mocks are based on the pattern of IIFT GK and 5 mocks are based on the pattern of XAT GK. We have an online course that helps students prepare for General Knowledge for IIFT and other management entrance exams. You can check more details about the GK preparation course on the link. 7500+ students have enrolled for the GK course over the last two years. You can enrol

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Important Logos and People – Visuals for IIFT & XAT

September 25th, 2019 by

Logos and visuals have become a part of the MBA entrance exams over the last couple of years. We have had visuals questions in both IIFT and XAT. Although the chances of getting such a question is always rare in MBA entrance exams, it will not be a bad idea to spend some time on it. That is the reason we have compiled a list of visuals to help students prepare for the General Knowledge section of IIFT and XAT exam. View Important Logos and People   XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers

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