How the CAT Verbal Questions Test the Manager in You

May 30th, 2016 by

The verbal section in the CAT obviously tests some essential verbal skills, but beneath them, it also tests some very important managerial skills. We can lay the foundations of our CAT preparation by understanding how the verbal questions are designed to uncover the skills and qualities the top B-schools look for in a candidate. The verbal section in the CAT (as of now) comprises primarily 3 kinds of questions – grammar and vocabulary (also referred to as Verbal Ability – VA), reading comprehension (RC), and verbal reasoning (VR). Traditionally, almost half of the total number of q

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3 Steps to prepare for SBI PO Online Preliminary Exam in 1 month

May 25th, 2016 by

The SBI PO 2016 Online Preliminary Exam is scheduled to start on 2nd July. Some of you might have just filled the form yesterday. There were a bunch of students that faced issues in filling up the form as well because of the faulty gateway and presumably a large number of SBI PO aspirants trying to do it on the last day. Well, what’s done is done and now you need to look forward and plan a strategy so that you can prepare and do well in the SBI PO Prelims Exam. Preparation Step 1 – Syllabus for SBI PO Online Preliminary Exam The first step in this journey should be to understand the sy

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CAT Prep 2016 – Study Plan for Working Professionals

May 19th, 2016 by

Preparing for CAT, or for that matter any competitive exam in India, is not an easy task. It takes a toll on your body and on your mind. And if you have a demanding job, it becomes all the more difficult. The amount of time that you have left with for CAT 2016 preparation is limited. There is no point denying the fact that once you are back from a 9 hour shift, your mind is tired as well. So, what can a working profession who aspires to get an admission into IIMs do? How should he prepare for CAT? How should he plan his studies so that he can use the limited time available to him in the be

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Free Online Class and Preparation Material for SBI PO 2016 Prelims Exam

May 7th, 2016 by

We will be conducting a free online class to help students prepare for SBI PO 2016 Prelims exam. We will be discussing the syllabus, paper pattern, etc. in the same. If there is a specific question that you want us to discuss, please email it to handakafunda@gmail.com with the subject as 'Free Class - SBI PO Prelims - Doubt'. We will discuss that in the class as well. Time: 8 PM Date: 8th May (Sunday) Venue: Online Attend Free Class for SBI PO 2016 Exam Click the orange JOIN class button Loading... To attend the same, please fill up the form given below. You will be emailed the l

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Complete Syllabus and Paper Pattern for SBI PO Prelims Exam for 2016

May 6th, 2016 by

The dates for SBI PO 2016 exam have been declared and there are less than 2 months left for it. It would be wise if you spent your time wisely preparing for the things you need and ignoring the things that you don't. After talking to students of my online SBI PO coaching course, we realised that a large number of them are not exactly aware of the syllabus for SBI PO Prelims exam. They sometimes put a lot more emphasis on things that are not relevant and ignore the important areas. To ensure that they do not make the same mistake again, we thought it would be a good idea to list down the SB

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SBI PO Exam Notification 2016 Released – Important Dates

May 3rd, 2016 by

SBI PO Exam Notification 2016 - Released Today It has been a long and excruciating wait for us and a lot of other SBI PO aspirants. Typically, the notification gets released in second week of April, but it finally got released. You can download the complete notification from here: Download SBI PO 2016 Notification SBI PO 2016 Exam - Important Dates SBI PO 2016 Exam - Important Details 1. Total number of vacancies - 2200 2. Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the

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How to start a small business in India?

May 2nd, 2016 by

Background Every once in a while, I like to think and write about my entrepreneurial journey. If not for anything else, I really like reading them couple of years down the line. It helps put things in perspective. So, before we go ahead, here are couple of old posts in the series: June 2013 - In defence of the little guy June 2014 - The Reluctant Entrepreneur I did not write one in 2015 and I am kicking myself for it. On the business aspect, things have definitely improved and turned out to be a lot better than what I had expected. What prompted me to share this post (and appear as a g

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