Recommended Books that every MBA / CAT Aspirant Should Read

January 28th, 2016 by

Couple of days ago, I took a free class for CAT preparation on Republic Day. As a matter of fact, it was a promotional class for my online CAT coaching course in which I tried to answer doubts and queries of confused and often unnecessarily worried MBA aspirants. A recording of the free class is now available and you can watch that if you have the time. The most common question that I got was - "How to start my CAT preparation?". To be honest, I think that till March - you should completely focus on improving your verbal ability. The three books that a large number of teachers / seniors re

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XAT 2016 Official Answer Key and Detailed Solutions

January 14th, 2016 by

XAT has released the official answer key along with detailed solutions for #XAT2016. You can access it below. (No login required) It is also available on the official XAT website. You will need to login to access the same. [pdf-embedder url="http://handakafunda.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/XAT-2016-Official-Answer-Key-and-Detailed-Solutions.pdf"] Download the official answer key

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Sample Topics for Group Discussion (GD) and Written Ability Test (WAT) Preparation

January 12th, 2016 by

With the CAT results out, it is wise if you start preparation for Group Discussion and Written Ability Test for the IIMs. While there is no limit to the number of topics that you can and should go through for GD / WAT preparation, here is something that can help you get started: Topics for WAT and GD 1. The historical causes for rise of ISIS. What is the Levant? 2. Impact of falling commodity prices on world economy. 3. Chinese economic crash should be a warning for India. Our demographic dividend could turn into a demographic bomb 4. The rise of contract farming and co

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SNAP Results 2015 and SIBM SCMHRD SIIB College Cutoffs

January 11th, 2016 by

SNAP results were declared a little while ago. You can check them below. Check your SNAP scorecard below Loading... College Cutoffs via SNAP If you are a serious aspirant, there are probably only two colleges that you should consider via SNAP. Those two are: Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune SIBM Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune SCMHRD The other colleges are frankly not worth it for serious aspirants / people who are already working with salaries more than 5 LPA. There are better options available via other exams. The other two

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XAT 2016 Decision Making – Answer Key and Detailed Solutions

January 3rd, 2016 by

First of all, I hope that your XAT 2016 exam went well. The results for the CAT 2015 exam are less than a week away and I fully understand that this is a strange time for you. You might be feeling uneasy with butterflies in your stomach. But trust me - "this too shall pass" and hopefully this time passes in your favor. Coming to the topic at hand, Decision Making questions in XAT are often confusing. So much so that most coaching institutes differ in their answers. Last year, XAT released an official answer key. I hope that they do it this time around as well. Given below are the answe

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General Knowledge – Quick Tips for Revision for XAT 2016

December 29th, 2015 by

In the month of November, I decided to make small videos (

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IIFT 2015 Scorecard – MBA (International Business) 2016-18

December 14th, 2015 by

The IIFT scorecard can be obtained from below. It will be great if you could send a copy of your IIFT scorecard to handakafunda@gmail.com It will help us find out the sectional / overall cutoff easily. The information that you will need to keep handy to check your IIFT scorecard will be your Roll.No and Date of Birth. Roll No ( Roll No. is of SEVEN digits. eg. 4100477 ). Date of Birth ( The Format of DOB should be DD/MM/YYYY) Check your IIFT Scorecard for 2015 exam below Loading... Want to do even better in XAT 2016? Enroll now for GK course @ 499 Rs. Get 5 XAT mocks for @599 Rs. The

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IIFT Results 2015 – List of shortlisted candidates for MBA (IB) 2-16-18

December 14th, 2015 by

The results for IIFT 2015 exam have been declared. You can check the Official PDF as well. Given below is a copy of the same so that you can search it easily. Enroll now for GK course @ 499 Rs. Enroll now for DM course @ 699 Rs. Javascript on your browser is not enabled. ----------------------- Page 1----------------------- INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE LIST OF CANDIDATES SHORTLISTED FOR ESSAY WRITING, GROUP DISCUSSION AND INTERVIEW FOR MBA (IB) 2016-18 PROGRAMME (ROLL NO. WISE) S.NO. ROL

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How to prepare for XAT Decision Making

December 12th, 2015 by

Decision Making plays a vital role in doing well in the XAT exam. We have an online course for XAT Decision Making and also a free PDF of previous year questions of XAT Decision Making with answers. Do check those out. Enroll now for XAT Decision Making Course Use coupon code CLASS for 20% discount ENROLL IN DM COURSE Register for Free Class on XAT Decision Making Time: 8:00 PM Date: 13th December - Sunday To register for the same, please fill the form given below. The link to the class will be emailed to you. Loading... Enroll now for XAT Decision Making Course Use coupon

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Prepare for SNAP General Knowledge in Ten days

December 8th, 2015 by

Share on Facebook To be honest, if you are naturally good at General Knowledge - you do not really need any extra effort for the General Knowledge section in SNAP. But the problem is that not a lot of us are naturally good at GK. That is why special effort few days before the exam is required. That is precisely what I am going to discuss in the class. That is precisely what I do in my online GK course for IIFT / SNAP / XAT. The most common question that I get asked from students before they join the course is this: Is the remaining time enough? If you are planning to do well - it wi

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