Divisibility Rules for CAT Quantitative Aptitude Preparation

February 20th, 2019 by

The concept of ‘divide and conquer’, derived from the Latin phrase ‘Divide et impera’, was put into use effectively by everyone from Caesar to Napoleon to The British in India. Even Gaddafi tried using the same but as current events show us – he wasn’t very effective. Dividing rather divisibility rules to be specific can come in really handy at times in solving problems based on Number Systems. The standard rules which nearly all of us are very comfortable with are the ones for 2n and 5n. For these all that one needs to do is look at the last ‘n’ digits of the number. If


How to solve Family Tree, Relationships problems based on coded symbols

February 15th, 2019 by

Relationships are an integral part of our life whether between or among living ones. Relationships provide definiteness between two objects or persons. Relationships among people are complicated and confusing especially when you are living in a big joint family with innumerable relatives! Blood Relations is a very important part of reasoning section in competitive exam. Every year questions are asked based on them in aptitude tests and entrance exams such as CAT, XAT, SNAP and Bank exams. One other topic of reasoning section is Coding-Decoding. And in this blog, we will understand and develo


SNAP 2018 Exam Analysis and Expected Cutoff

December 16th, 2018 by

SNAP 2018 was conducted on Sunday, 16th Dec 2018 from 2pm to 4pm across multiple cities in India. Offering admission to 2 of the top 20 B-Schools in India, along with a number of specialized management institutes, the exam helped students heave a sigh of relief after going through an unexpectedly tough CAT and a slightly less, but tough nonetheless IIFT. With a slight change in the pattern this year, an increase in cut-offs for the various colleges was expected, which was proved after the decreased level of difficulty of the exam as compared to the previous 2 years. The paper was definitely


Last Minute Tips – Current Affairs for SNAP General Knowledge Preparation

December 15th, 2018 by

SNAP exam is scheduled for tomorrow and General Knowledge forms a very important part of it. Not only it is a high scoring section but you can wrap it up very quickly as well. The problem, however, with the GK section in SNAP is that there is no pre-defined syllabus. Although the official notification says that it will be based on current affairs but what that it is such a vast field – it is virtually impossible to cover everything. Given below are some of the key highlights from ‘Current Affairs of 2018’ that might help. Important Posts / Appointments in 2018 Organizations Ch


Important Logos and People – Visuals for IIFT SNAP XAT

November 29th, 2018 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 SNAP. 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 SNAP exam. View Important Logos and People If you are wondering about ‘How to prepare for GK’, we recommend that you have a look at our online course. General Knowledge Course


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


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.


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


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


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