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 â

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

September 19th, 2019 by

General Knowledge questions based on Heads of Important Organizations of India and the World are pretty common in management entrance exams like XAT. 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. We will

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

September 18th, 2019 by

Highest, Longest, Tallest, Largest, Smallest places form an important part of questions in competitive examinations like 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-sections

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

September 17th, 2019 by

Many questions based on the newly appointed brand ambassadors are seen every year in MBA entrance exams like 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 2018-19. 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! Ace the IIFT, XAT GK section with our online GK course - Only Rs. 499 Know More a

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Skills to Acquire at a B-School to Thrive in the ongoing Gig Economy

September 3rd, 2019 by

There was a time when a job was something one would get in for life. Even if one would change jobs a few times, the target would be to remain loyal to one firm for as long as possible. Even the changes would be within the sector. Then we witnessed the period when options increased, so it was easier for people to move jobs. Now, we have moved on to yet another stage of employment trends, where people continue to remain loyal to companies, but not just to one at a time. The entire ecosystem is known as the Gig Economy. The term gig economy originates from rock bands and their guitarists,

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Games and Tournaments for CAT Exam Logical Reasoning – Part 3

August 29th, 2019 by

In this post, we will discuss all the concepts we will require while solving questions related to games and tournaments. This topic can sometimes involve some basic understanding of the games mentioned in the puzzle. One should know some common terminologies used by the examiners in the questions. We need to analyze the data given before attempting any questions, which could make it a little time consuming if we are not familiar with the concepts. Broadly, we have two types of game structures that are used in making the puzzles. We can expect most of the puzzles based on these structures.

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Games and Tournaments for CAT Exam Logical Reasoning – Part 1

August 27th, 2019 by

In Logical Reasoning very often we encounter problems based on games and tournaments. The first thing that as a CAT taker you need to realize is that such tournament based format offers the examiner a multitude of options. So, there cannot be a set formula for solving such kind of questions. However, if you look at the CAT papers of past few years – a pattern seems to emerge. Let us discuss couple of them. Type 1: The questions are typically in a set where the data will be either in the standard tabular format or a format which you would never find on Cricinfo or for that matter any o

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Understanding Confusing Words – Part 3

August 26th, 2019 by

This is the last post in the series on confusing words. If you haven't read them already, check out Understanding Confusing Words – Part 1 and Understanding Confusing Words – Part 2. where we have discussed a list of important words that you should know if you want to save some time in the verbal section of CAT, IIFT, XAT or any other MBA entrance exam. In this post, we will first look at a few more words and then we will talk about how to use of the words you have learnt through these posts. Why is this important? Because skimming through blog posts will not help much. When you’re re

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Understanding Confusing Words – Part 2

August 25th, 2019 by

In the Understanding Confusing Words – Part 1, we discussed confusing words. As discussed Learning New Words – Why, How and Strategies, these words are not directly related to CAT prep for the vocab section or for any MBA exam (so don't expect direct questions based on these words) but knowing the right words and the correct usage will make your job much easier while attempting questions. Let us extend the list with a few more words. Prescribe vs. Proscribe - These similar sounding words have very different meanings. Prescribe is the more common word, and it's often used at the docto

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Understanding Confusing Words – Part 1

August 22nd, 2019 by

In the last post we looked at some ways to learn new words - reading with context, flashcards, word group lists and studying by comparing words. We had discussed about identifying words that are confused easily. In this post we will look at some examples involving these confusing words. Now, will a misunderstanding cost you marks in the exam? Not necessarily so, because like we discussed last time, no questions simply ask for meanings of words. However, when you’re reading a block of text and reach this word where you are not quite sure of the meaning, that is enough to cause a problem.

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