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Stay focused on CAT 2016

MBA aspirants who aspire to achieve high percentile may be wondering as how to compete in such a difficult exam like CAT 2016? 

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, and dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.

Get back to basics of each section of CAT Syllabus (QA /DILR and VRC) almost on daily basis. You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe a healthy dose of criticism on your shortcomings. 

Candidate will have to achieve percentile in each section of CAT Syllabus to get a high percentile.

You will have to build up a challenge in you to take on competition. Experts always suggest that Mock papers are the well tested way to continue with confidence levels.  Although there is no pre defined syllabus for CAT 2016, but sections can give you an idea and previous year’s trends.

The most aptly suitable quote for CAT 2016 aspirants is, "Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success is heavy."

We all know that tomorrow never comes hence, we have to finish our preparation on clarity of fundamentals today itself and sort out all issues pertaining to 
CAT 2016 preparation.

Indeed, it is well perceived that CAT 2016 will be the toughest exam with a tough Syllabus which needs to be cracked for getting admitted in any of the 19 IIMs.

Now CAT 2016 is less than 30 days away to be conducted on December 4 2016. Hence, there is absolutely no time left over for getting prepared.

Putting off preparation even a single minute can be suicidal hence, speed up, hurry up and buck up for CAT 2016. 
Create a mission of achieving success in CAT 2016 with great focus and your challenge must go undefeated with great percentile!

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You just can not afford to be defocused on CAT 2016

The most aptly suitable quote for CAT 2016 aspirants is, "Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success is heavy."

We all know that tomorrow never comes hence, we have to finish our preparation on clarity of fundamentals today itself and sort out all issues pertaining to CAT 2016 preparation.

Indeed, it is well perceived that CAT 2016 will be the toughest exam which needs to be cracked for getting admitted in any of the 19 IIMs.

CAT 2016 will be having three sections viz. QA, DILR and VRC wherein you have to achieve percentile in an individual section also.
It is advised to prepare for these sections and clear your fundamentals from NCERT books which will hopefully clear your doubts.

Now CAT 2016 is just 33 days away to be conducted on 4th December.Hence, there is absolutely no time left over for getting prepared.

Putting off preparation even a single minute can be suicidal hence, speed up, hurry up and buck up for CAT 2016. 

You must not get distracted from your 
CAT 2016 preparation and devote 4-5 hours on daily basis. Past 3 year questions can guide you to success. CAT 2016 exam is highly competitive computer based test and you might feel stressed because of time and speed factor of the exam.
MBA aspirants who aspire to achieve high percentile may be wondering as how to compete in such a difficult exam like CAT 2016? 

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, and dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.

You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe a healthy dose of criticism on your shortcomings. 

You will have to build up a challenge in you to take on competition. Experts always suggest that Mock papers are the well tested way to continue with confidence levels.  

Create a mission of achieving success in 
CAT 2016 with great focus and your challenge must go undefeated with great percentile!

CAT 2016 Result

CAT 2016 Result percentile will be sent to the candidates through SMS. Score Cards will be available in 2nd week of Jan 2017.

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Build up a challenge in you for CAT 2016

As MBA aspirant you must be aware of the fact that getting short listed at any B School after CAT 2016 Exam is only eligibility for the 2nd round of selection process.

Perhaps post written exam, the 2nd phase of selection process for admission is the most tricky and tough. 
CAT Exam is being held on 4th December 2016. Below is the list of Important Dates for CAT 2016.

Event
Date
Admit Card download Window
24 October 2016 from 1:00 PM
CAT Exam Date
4 December 2016
CAT Results
Second week of January 2017


All B Schools including IIMs will conduct WAT / Essay writing Test / Extempore speech test then finally GD & PI.
We all know that tomorrow never comes hence, we have to finish our preparation on clarity of fundamentals today itself and sort out all issues pertaining to CAT 2016 preparation.

Indeed, it is well perceived that CAT 2016 will be the toughest exam which needs to be cracked for getting admitted in any of the 19 IIMs.

In the 2nd phase of admission process all the institutes look forward to aspirants on qualitative skills in the areas of communication, attitude and confidence.

Serious MBA aspirants like you must be prepared to clear this phase too and you require perseverance to excel in the above tests as these skills can’t be improved overnight.
CAT 2016 Exam is nearing now and we need to keep the important dates in mind, so that we manage our preparation accordingly.

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, and dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.
Get back to basics of each section (QA /DI and LR/VA) almost on daily basis. You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe a healthy dose of criticism on your shortcomings. 

CAT 2016 will be more about smartness than about intelligence. In CAT 2016 nobody expects you to answer all the questions. There should be an elimination round for the questions as well. You should know what to select and what to reject.
You have to be choosy while attempting your paper. There is no fun in getting 4 marks for a question and losing one mark for the next. So, unless you are very sure of the solution to the question, don’t attempt it.

If you want to be the smartest, give priority to “accuracy”. The act of choosing a question, in a way, is related to accuracy as you will select and reject a question based on the accuracy level you can achieve in solving the given question.

47 – 57 per cent of the paper done with 80 per cent accuracy will be much better than 80 per cent of the paper done with 47 – 57 per cent accuracy.

You will have to build up a challenge in you to take on competition. Experts always suggest that Mock papers are the well tested way to continue with confidence levels.  
Get ready to be grilled and you can achieve your mission CAT 2016 with a great success!

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I belong to humble background


In PI you may be asked for your family background 

During personal Interview sometimes admission panel puts a personal question to know on the family background and if by chance some of us come from humble background even then one should not mention that I belong to humble background rather the sentences should be framed as - I feel proud of my background where I have strengthened my will power to transform myself in the best manner as I am. Have any Questions about Personal Interview?. Get Answer here
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PI is to know you more

Personal Interview always being conducted to know you more as personality. Since you have already cleared quantitative skills test & soft skill tests and now you are being judged for your overall personality and your skill traits. It is to judge your top of mind ideas and how you are going to react to tight situations and nothing beyond that. 

PI is the one to one discussion and PI is the last step either to enter in a college or to exit from this platform. Keeping this in context it is very crucial to adjust yourself with one or two mock interview sessions and also read multiple personal interview topics as that might help you to crack PI successfully and achieve mission admission MBA 2016

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Take on Competition

"Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity"

With MBA entrance exam dates are nearing and anxiety to perform best is on its peak. Indeed it is natural and those who are still struggling with fundaments of quantitative subjects might face uphill task to move ahead fast.

We already have cue of fierce competition in forthcoming CAT, XAT, IIFT, NMAT, SNAP, CMAT & MAT exams which will be taken by approx 3.9 lac MBA aspirants.

Expert advice to benchmark competition with simple strategy of managing time & speed with accuracy supplemented with practice of Mock Tests.


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Data Interpretation in CAT 2014

For the last 5 years or so, CAT papers are analyzed with a clear trend that DI section of CAT has been devised into different eight sub-groups viz. Average and Percentage, Calculation, Counting, Creating multiple scenarios, Plugging missing data, Diagram, Networks / Paths and Reasoning.

You need to understand each sub-group in different way so that you can answer properly and these groups will be spread from easy to difficult sets but you need to attempt all in DI. It would be better and it is very important to prioritize each group while not spending much time on each set.

DI questions are typically in a data driven format of Tables, Pie-charts, Line-graphs and non-conventional data representation format.

It is important to prove the calculation skills and speed because Data interpretation (DI) is very calculation intensive. Experts suggest to learn short cuts for fast calculation.

Get on to preparation for DI with mock tests of previous CAT and be successful in CAT 2014 !

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Dramatization is part of communication

Look at the speech which has been delivered by PM designated or we can say PM in waiting Mr. Narendra Modi at the central hall of Parliament yesterday, speech was emotional, full of drama, suspense yet communication was at it’s pinnacle.

Today’s news papers are in all time praise for him for his eloquent speech and thus his communication power as he has communicated loud and clear on his agenda in coming months.

Likewise MBA aspirants should learn and take cue from his speech that communication has to be such that must move the audience all the way and your message goes across not only well but accepted also.

For best communication, you need to dramatize a bit, voice needs to be modulated and you should speak with regular pauses with audible clear voice. 

GD /PI are the crucial tests for you on communication skills only hence, better to hone these skills with practice.





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