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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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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SBI PO 2016 – Free Mock Test for Prelims in New Pattern

April 18th, 2016 by

The notification for SBI PO 2016 has been a little delayed. I am guessing it should be out before the end of the month. Last year, it was released on April 11th. Prior to that, it was done in second week of April as well. While the wait for the SBI PO notification has been making students anxious all over the country, we recommend that you use the time wisely. Looking at the SBI Clerk and Junior Associate vacancies that got released few days ago, it would be safe to assume that in SBI PO 2016, like in SBI PO 2015 - the exam will be conducted in two phases: Phase 1 - The Prelims Exams Pha

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How to improve Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation skills for CAT exam

April 13th, 2016 by

And once you are done with that first step, you start hunting for a solution. The fact that you hate Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation or are afraid of it or it bores you - that is the problem. That is the reason you are not able to perform well in it. Now there could be various reasons behind it as to how or why it got to this stage but I believe the root of it lies in the fact that you did not prepare for it properly. Very often I have found that CAT aspirants skip the basic steps of preparation when it comes to topics like Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation (even RC) t

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How can one effectively utilize a career gap while preparing for CAT?

April 7th, 2016 by

A career gap can be haunting and sometimes even depressing for CAT aspirants. It is something that is difficult to handle in the interview. You can take proper steps, in advance, so that it does not become a bigger issue than it has to be. There is plenty of stuff that you can do to add bullet points to your resume. Let us look at couple of them in detail. Internships While getting an internship might be difficult at a big company, it is a lot simpler to get internships at startups - specially the ones that are just starting out. Here is something that I suggest. Go to websites like

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