Ace GK in XAT, SNAP, IIFT with this list of Brand Ambassadors

November 20th, 2018 by

Many questions based on the newly appointed brand ambassadors are seen every year in MBA entrance exams like SNAP, XAT, IIFT, MAT etc. It is a scoring topic and accuracy can be achieved here. 1-2 questions can be seen on this topic almost every year in these exams. We have provided a list of the most important brand ambassadors that have been appointed in 2018. In the table, we have a short description of the brand along with its ambassador using which the question can be formed indirectly. Enjoy reading! GK Course for IIFT / SNAP / XAT - Know More GK Course for IIFT / SNAP / XAT - Reg

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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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Heads of Important Organizations of India and the World for General Knowledge Preparation

November 13th, 2018 by

General Knowledge questions based on Heads of Important Organizations of India and the World are pretty common in management entrance exams like XAT and SNAP. Traditionally, IIFT always has one or two questions based on this in the GK section. These type of questions are also asked in exams for Bank PO, Bank Clerk, and as a matter of fact - these lists are actually important for any entrance exam that tests candidates based on General Knowledge. While we have tried to make the list as comprehensive as possible, we request you comment on some positions/organizations that we have missed.

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Top 10 Government Schemes Launched in 2018 That You Should Know About

November 9th, 2018 by

MBA entrance exams like XAT, IIFT, SNAP, MAT etc have a section where general knowledge on various topics is tested. GK based questions provide you a better accuracy and hence, becomes a very scoring section. Below is a list of top government schemes launched in 2018 which are very important from the point of view of these exams. Check out the detailed description of the schemes in bold below the table. S.No Name of the scheme Description 1. Ayushman Bharat Scheme (National Health Protection Scheme) National Health Protection scheme launched to cover 10 crore poor and vu

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Books and Authors important for General Knowledge (GK) Preparation for IIFT, XAT, SNAP

October 30th, 2018 by

Questions on books and authors are very popular with entrance examinations. IIFT, in particular, has a question in tabular format in which the student is supposed to match the author with the book. More often than not, the books about which questions get asked are related to business or biographical sketches of the famous businessmen. Given below is a list of books that have released in the last couple of years. I recommend that you go through this list twice or thrice. Authors of Business Related Books  / Biographies / Autobiographies Book Author Elon Musk Ashlee Vance

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GK Tips – List of Longest, Largest, Highest, Tallest Places around the World and in India

October 24th, 2018 by

Highest, Longest, Tallest, Largest, Smallest places form an important part of questions in competitive examinations like SNAP, XAT, IIFT, IBPS, TISS, Bank PO etc. Below is a list of some of the most important Longest, Largest, Highest places around the World and in India. This post has been divided into two sections, Around the World and Inside India. In the first section, Around the World, all the places have been divided into sub-sections based on Longest, Largest, Highest, Tallest, Smallest and Biggest. In the second section, Inside India, all the places have been divided into sub-se

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Mergers and Acquisitions 2018 for General Knowledge Preparation for IIFT / XAT / SNAP

October 15th, 2018 by

Mergers and Acquisitions have always formed an important part of General Knowledge section of exams like IIFT / XAT/ SNAP and various other Management entrance exams as well. Typically, the questions are based on the acquiring company or the company that is being acquired. It is not focused on the amount of money involved but on how significant the merger is and also – how popular the merger is. Unfortunately, there are no such lists easily and readily available. Most of the merger and acquisitions lists either focus on the deal amount or are limited to the technology sector. Keeping

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How to Solve Number of Integral Solutions Questions for CAT Exam

September 11th, 2018 by

Equation type: Ax + By = C Few rules to find integral solutions of this type of equations. First, reduce the equation in lowest reducible form. After reducing, if coefficients of x and y still have a common factor, the equation will have no solutions. If x and y are co-prime in the lowest reducible form, find any one integral solution. The rest of the solutions can be derived from that integral solution. For each successive integral solutions of the equation, the value x and y will change by a coefficient of the other variable .If the equation is of the type Ax - By=C (

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How to Solve Questions on Seating and Circular Arrangement for CAT Exam

September 10th, 2018 by

Arrangement Problems in Logical Reasoning Section of CAT can be most ambiguous of all the problems. This topic includes variety of different subtopics with multiple variation and integration of them. One such topic in arrangements is Seating (or sitting) Arrangements, which is one of the most important and consistent in CAT. I know Seating Arrangement questions can be confusing, Time-consuming and at times brainstorming questions in Logical Reasoning section. But don’t forget that around 3-4 questions are based on this topic in CAT, so answering them correctly can boost your percentile and

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