Gandhi Jayanti – 10% discount offer on all courses

October 1st, 2016 by

Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. United Nations General Assembly announced on 15 June 2007 that it adopted a resolution which declared that 2 October will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence. Now time for some trivia that you might not know. MV Hannington Court was a cargo ship of the Court Line. Launched in 1954 as part of the company's rebuilding programme after the Second World War, she sailed for a number of years before being sold to an Indian company in 1963 and renamed Ga

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Teachers Day – Use coupon code GURU to get 10% discount on all courses

September 4th, 2016 by

While we do run offers from time to time, Teachers Day has a special place in my heart. In mid of 2012, I was still wondering about whether or not I should quit my job to focus fully on Handa Ka Funda. I had experimented with online content, videos, online courses - paid or free, and multiple other stuff but I wasn't really sure if selling a course online in India with no marketing and virtually no team was a viable business model. I was not looking at Handa Ka Funda as a startup or a big company but like a really small project which could generate enough money for a sustainable living. If

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Happy Independence Day – Use coupon code INDIA for 10% off

August 11th, 2016 by

The Independence Day this year comes with great hope and promise at the Olympics! Hopefully Dipa Karamakar and others would make all of us proud. Every year we have some sort of discount offer on our courses and we have the same this year as well. You can use coupon code INDIA to get 10% off on all our courses. Some of the popular courses / combos are given below at the discounted prices. CAT 2016 Online Course - 4500 Rs. CAT 2016 Online Course (with test series) - 5400 Rs. GK + Decision Making + XAT Test Series - 1620 Rs. CAT 2016 Course (with test series) + GK + DM + XAT Test S

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General Knowledge Prep – Factopedia on the GST Bill

August 4th, 2016 by

As a part of our online General Knowledge for XAT, IIFT, SNAP course - we regularly make videos on topics related to current affairs. Not only it helps students score well in the GK section of the exam but it also helps them do well in the Group Discussion and Personal Interview stage of the exam. Based upon recent events, we just made a video on the GST bill. Hope you will find it informative - and this hope is towards everyone and not just the MBA exam aspirants. If you wish to register for our online General Knowledge course, you can do it from the green button below for 499 Rs.

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A Brief History of Kashmir – Explained in a 15 minute Video

July 20th, 2016 by

Kashmir has a been a troubled land for as far as I can remember (I am old but not that old). In light of recent events, I did some digging to learn about Kashmir and Kashmir's history. There were quite a few new things that I found and I thought it would be best to share them with my students. It might give them a better perspective on the entire issue. So, given below is the entire video. In the video, I have divided the history of Kashmir according to the timeline given below: Pre-1947 During Partition 50s-80s Late 80s - Early 2000 Early 2000 - Till today I would like to add that

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CAT Prep 2017 – 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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How to correctly use the punctuation marks in English

April 25th, 2016 by

Questions based on Punctuation marks have been asked in competitive exams frequently. These concepts are really important if you are looking at some of the banking exams or exams like SNAP It is a good way to check a person's 'Verbal Ability'. With the help of my friend Sanket, I have a compiled a set of some examples followed by some previous year questions that can help you understand the concept better. The Purpose of Punctuation: Punctuation is used to disambiguate a sentence by using spacing, conventional signs, and certain typographical devices Punctuation introduces appropri

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Preparation tips from 100 %iler – Gaurav Kataria

February 12th, 2016 by

Hello Friends! I am Gaurav Kataria ( CMAT 2016 : AIR-136, 99.75%iler with 100%ile in English) Like other MBA aspirants, I started my preparation some 5-6 months before the MBA Exam season starts and had got myself well acquainted with the CMAT format as well as other reputed entrance exams. My preparation included daily self-study giving equal time to all the sections and a lot of mocks And my preparation strategy got me over all 99.75 percentile in CMAT with 100%ile in English and 99.45%ile in Quants. I also got Calls from IIFT and NMAT. CMAT is not a test dedicated to prove your met

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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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