XAT 2017 Official Answer Key and Detailed Solutions

January 16th, 2017 by

XAT just released the official answer key and detailed solutions for XAT 2017. XAT 2017 Official Answer Key It is given below in slightly poor formatting. You can download the original official key as well. SET A SET B SET C SET D B 1 B 1 B 1 E 1 B 2 E 2 B 2 B 2 E 3 B 3 B 3 B 3 B 4 B 4

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Scaled Score vs Percentile in CAT 2016

January 9th, 2017 by

CAT 2016 results were declared today and a common question has been what sort of score would have lead to what percentile. For CAT 2015 we had compiled a list with the help of our students and some other CAT aspirants who sent us their scorecards. We are working on the same for this year as well. We will release all this information in public domain and hopefully it would help future CAT aspirants make a better judgement. If you want to contribute to this list, please email your scorecard to handakafunda@gmail.com. Key Insights of Score vs Percentile of CAT 2016 90 percentile in CA

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CAT 2016 Results – Check your scorecard

January 9th, 2017 by

CAT 2016 Results - Check your scorecard Loading... Official link: https://www.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/756/5055/login.html CAT 2016 Results - Score Vs Percentile We request you to please email us a copy of your scorecard (PDF / Screenshot) on handakafunda@gmail.com You can also Whatsapp it to us on 09765142632. Using that data, we will compile a list of what CAT score would get what percentile. We did something similar last year and it was really helpful for a lot of students. CAT Cutoffs for top MBA colleges Now that the results have been declared, a lot of students wo

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Cutoffs for top MBA Colleges and B-Schools based on CAT Score

January 8th, 2017 by

Now that the results for the CAT 2016 Exam are declared, one of the most common questions that I get from students is which colleges can I apply to and which colleges can I get a call from. While there are no hard and fast rules to such things, I have still tried to compile a list of colleges that you can and should apply to. In case you have already applied to some of them, you will be able to access if you stand a chance at getting calls from any of those colleges. I will be talking about the non IIM colleges in this blogpost. Also, there is still time left to apply for Post Graduate

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How to approach a topical Group Discussion

January 8th, 2017 by

Perhaps the most common group discussion types, topical group discussions are an integral part of the evaluation processes many of the top B-schools. Topical group discussions are called so because they have a clearly-defined topic framework within which the group discussion takes place. Topical group discussions are broadly of two types: opinion-oriented, and descriptive. For example, a discussion titled as “Should B-schools do away with their entrance examinations?” is the former type, whereas, “India in 2030” is the latter. Within these two categories, you may find two sub

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Group Discussion – Definition, Tips, and other rules to follow

January 3rd, 2017 by

As the exam season comes to an end and the Group Discussion stage usher in, we can begin our preparations for the round two by looking at some basics of the Group Discussion (GD) process. In this article we shall explore the process of the GD, different formats of the GD, the evaluation criteria, and the background preparation required to give us a firm foundation in whichever GD we participate in. Having been an integral part of the selection process until the last few years, the GD has been replaced by WAT (Writing Ability Test) at most IIMs. However, IIM-K still conducts the GD along w

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IIFT 2016 Scorecard and cutoffs for MBA (International Business) 2017-19

December 28th, 2016 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 2016 exam below Loading... Need help for second round of IIFT? Approximately 100 of our registered students have gotten an IIFT call.

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Debunking myths about XAT and other MBA entrance exams

December 27th, 2016 by

Hello students, With Christmas gone and XAT 2017 exam approaching in just couple of weeks, it is now time to fully accelerate your preparation in top gear for this important Exam of XAT. In the previous article, I discussed about the preparation strategy for various sections of XAT 2017. Today, I will be debunking few popular myths related to MBA entrance exams, especially of XAT. Myth1#: - Although XAT scorecard is accepted by many B schools, I will never have the same advantage of a good CAT scorecard. Reality: - The exam of CAT is extremely vital to get into IIM’s. However, do no

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IIFT Results 2016 MBA IB 2017-19

December 23rd, 2016 by

Hello everyone! IIFT has just released the list of candidates shortlisted for second round You can find the entire list below in text. You can also download the PDF of shortlisted names from here.. You can also get it from the official website. List of candidates shortlisted for IIFT Second Round ----------------------- Page 1----------------------- INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE MBA (IB) 2017-19 LIST OF CANDIDATES SHORTLISTED FOR SECOND ROUND (ROLL NUMBER WISE)

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XAT Decision Making Free Mock Test with 20 New Practice Questions

December 19th, 2016 by

Decision Making is probably the most neglected section when it comes to XAT preparation. A lot of students pick it up once they are done with all the other MBA entrance exams like IIFT / CAT / SNAP. As a matter of fact, if you are reading this post – probably you are in that category as well. The good part is that there is still enough time left to prepare well for XAT Decision Making. One of the most common problems that students face with XAT Decision Making is that they do not get enough questions to practice. Even if they get the questions, they do not get reliable answers for it. As

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