August 11th, 2016 by Ravi Handa
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
August 9th, 2016 by Ravi Handa
For any serious CAT aspirant, an online mock test series is an important tool. You need to train your body and your mind so that it is ready to perform on the exam day. There is perhaps no better way to do it than writing mocks in a simulated CAT environment. Till last year, we used to outsource our Mock CAT tests to other providers. This year - we have decided to do it on our own. The main motivating factor behind this was not business (actually, if you look at unit economics - it is a bad business decision) but the hope that this would help us connect with our students in a better way. W
August 4th, 2016 by Ravi Handa
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.
July 31st, 2016 by Ravi Handa
The dates for the CAT 2016 exam have been declared. While there was speculation that the exam would be in October, but that has turned out to be false. The good news is that you have enough time to prepare for it and I suggest that you use the time well.
You have more than 4 months (125 Days) to prepare for CAT 2016
Parteeeeee?? - Well no! Start studying. Even these 4 months would go like so many other months have gone.
CAT 2016 Exam Dates
CAT 2016 Exam Date: December 4, 2016
CAT 2016 Exam Notification: Sunday, July 31, 2016
CAT 2016 Application Start Date: August
July 27th, 2016 by Ravi Handa
Is there enough time to prepare for CAT 2016? As the CAT 2016 exam draws near, fear and sometimes panic starts to set in and this the most common question that I get asked. I will try to answer the question in this post and probably two more.
Short Answer: Yes
Slightly long answer: CAT preparation requires anywhere from 300 hours to 500 hours of serious preparation. That much time is more than enough for you (and for anyone else) to reach his or her peak potential. So, if you can put in 2-3 hours on weekdays and perhaps a little more on the weekend, you have enough time.
July 21st, 2016 by Ravi Handa
Sentence exclusion questions test one important skill: to detect an anomaly in data.
The fly in the ointment.
The scratch on the lens.
The bug in the software.
The Van Buren supernova – that did not exist in the original Vermeer painting – which Sherlock must discover in order to beat Moriarty’s deadline of 10 seconds.
Indeed, if approached logically, it should be a 10 or may be 20 or 30-second affair to spot the odd sentence among the given four.
How to approach a Sentence exclusion question:
Sentence exclusion is a new twist on the old Parajumbles question. A ‘
July 20th, 2016 by Ravi Handa
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:
Late 80s - Early 2000
Early 2000 - Till today
I would like to add that
July 17th, 2016 by Ravi Handa
SBI PO Prelims Exam Results Declared Today!
The result for SBI PO 2016 Prelims Exam has been declared. A big congrats to Gaurav (one of our students whose scorecard you can see above), our other students, and all those who have cleared the prelims exam. I know that some of you would be saddened by missing out on it and there would be some of you who would be pleasently surprised by the result. Whatever the case may be, I think you need to put this behind you and look forward. Either to the SBI PO mains exam or to other exams like IBPS PO.
Cutoff for SBI PO 2016 Prelims Exam
July 12th, 2016 by Ravi Handa
No other question in the CAT is as deceptively simple as Paragraph Completion questions. Superficially, they do not require us to know or remember any rules. They, in fact, require us to do something far more difficult – to think like the writer.
Since the last week’s post on Parajumbles, I have been thinking hard over an appropriate parallel to explain the process of solving Paragraph Completion question. And all my thoughts end once again at the same point – Sherlock Holmes. Indeed, picking up the scattered clues, and building them into a clear chain of reasoning for anticipati
July 2nd, 2016 by Ravi Handa
Some of our students just came back from the exam and this is the information that we have managed. Please do correct it / suggest changes if you feel we have missed something out.
First of all, overall the paper can be said that it was easy to moderate in all sections. Compared to last year, most students found it slightly harder - the main reason for that being the more than usual number of puzzles / arrangement questions in the Reasoning section. We expect the overall cutoff to be around the same as last year. One reason to push it slightly lower could be because o