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mrinal923
mrinal bhushan @mrinal923 8
Posted 09 Jul
*Having effected increases* in passenger fares last month,Railway Minister had very little to do in his maiden budget. Is the underlined part is correct? pls. comment.

Having effected increases in passenger fares last month,Railway Minister had very little to do in his maiden budget.

Is the underlined part is correct? pls. comment.

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  • Y is "*increases"* correct? Can someone elaborate?. 4d.
  • 'increases' is correct here because the sentence talks ab.... 11s.
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Rd721
Rohan Desai @Rd721 24

Y is "increases" correct? Can someone elaborate?

Sherjil
Sherjil Islam @Sherjil 6.2 k

'increases' is correct here because the sentence talks about fare hikes happening in multiple sections , not an increase in single entity IMO. @scrabbler correct me if I am wrong..

prwzsandhu
@prwzsandhu
Posted 1h ago
4 digit number has number of factors=15. Find number of factor of its square?

4 digit number has number of factors=15. Find number of factor of its square?

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  • Square has to be in the form of a^4 X b^8 and hence 45 fa.... 1m.
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sunildce
Sunil Srivas @sunildce 7

Square has to be in the form of a^4 X b^8 and hence 45 factors! 

spnitin
Nitin singhvi @spnitin 2
Posted 5d ago
Hello, Im working with my Dad in his business. Want to write CAT this year. Can Business be considered as Job Experience?

Hello, Im working with my Dad in his business. Want to write CAT this year. Can Business be considered as Job Experience? 

  • Yes it can be, if your dad's business is registered.. 4d.
  • If your dad's business is registered it will be considere.... 13m.
MyPrepMate
MyPrepMate @MyPrepMate 228

If your dad's business is registered it will be considered as work - ex. Though you would still need the necessary documents to support it.

raj_gags4u
Rajesh Kumar @raj_gags4u
Posted 14m ago
Anybody from ISB Hydrabad or Mohali?? I am planning for ISB with 3yrs Work Ex,, so want to know about placements and lifestyle for ISB... Also average package,,,

Anybody from ISB Hydrabad or Mohali?? I am planning for ISB with 3yrs Work Ex,, so want to know about placements and lifestyle for ISB... Also average package,,,

lifehermetic
Shreya Singh @lifehermetic 2
Posted 18h ago
In the decimal number of numeration ,the number of 6 digit numbers in which the sum of the digits is divisible by 5 is : Please do explain

In the decimal number of numeration ,the number of 6 digit numbers in which the sum of the digits is divisible by 5 is :

Please do explain 

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AMAR786756
Amar Rajaji @AMAR786756 192
Posted 8h ago
Important Days :- January January 1 --------- Global Family Day January 10 --------- World Laughter Day January 15 --------- Army Day January 23 --------- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary January 26 --------- Republic Day January 26 --------- Internat...


Important Days :-
January

January 1 --------- Global Family Day

January 10 --------- World Laughter Day

January 15 --------- Army Day

January 23 --------- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary

January 26 --------- Republic Day

January 26 --------- International Customs day

January 28 --------- Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai

January 28 --------- Data Protection Day

January 30 --------- World Leprosy Eradication Day

February

February 4 --------- World Cancer Day

February 5 --------- Kashmir Day

February 6 --------- International Day against Female Genital Mutilation

February 12 --------- Darwin Day

February 12 --------- World Day of the Sick

February 14 --------- Valentine's Day

February 20 --------- World Day of Social Justice

February 21 --------- International Mother Language Day

February 22 --------- World Scout Day

February 23 --------- World Peaces and Understanding Day

March

March 4 --------- World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation

March 8 --------- International Womens' Day

March 13 --------- World Kidney Day

March 13 --------- World Rotaract Day

March 15 --------- World Consumer Rights Day

March 20 --------- International Day of the Francophonie

March 20 --------- World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People

March 21 --------- World Sleep Day

March 21 --------- World Forestry Day

March 21 --------- International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

March 22 --------- World Water Day

March 23 --------- World Meteorological Day

March 24 --------- World TB Day

March 24 --------- International Day for Achievers

March 25 --------- International Day of Remembrance - Victims of Slavery andTransatlantic Slave Trade

March 27 --------- World Drama Day

April

April 2 --------- World Austism Awareness Day

April 7 --------- World Health Day

April 17 --------- World Haemophilia Day

April 18 --------- World heritage Day

April 22 --------- Earth Day

April 23 --------- World Book and Copyright Day

April 25 --------- World Malaria Day

April 29 --------- International Dance Day

May

May 1 --------- International Labour day

May 3 --------- Press Freedom Day

May 4 --------- Coal Miners day

May 8 --------- World Red Cross day

May 9 --------- - Victory Day

May 11 --------- National Technology Day

May 12 --------- International Nurses day

May 14 --------- World Migratory day

May 15 --------- International Day of the Family

May 17 --------- World Information Society Day

May 21 --------- Anti-Terrorism Day

May 31 --------- World No Tobacco Day

June

June 4 --------- International day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5 --------- World Environment Day

June 7 --------- International Level Crossing Awareness Day

June 8 --------- World oceans Day

June 12 --------- World Day against Child Labour

June 14 --------- World Blood Donor day

June 17 --------- World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 20 --------- World Refugee Day

June 23 --------- United Nations Public Service Day

June 23 --------- International widow's day

June 26 --------- International Day against Drug Abuse and IIlicit Trafficking

June 27 --------- International Diabetes Day

July

July 1 --------- National doctor's Day

July 11 --------- World Population Day

July 12 --------- Malala Day

July 18 --------- Nelson Mandela International Day

July 28 --------- World Nature Conservation day

July 30 --------- International Day of Friendship

August

August 3 --------- Independence Day of Niger

August 5 --------- Independence Day of Upper Volta

August 9 --------- International day of the World's Indigenous People

August 12 --------- International Youth Day

August 15 --------- Independence Day (India )

August 23 --------- Internatinal Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

August 29 --------- National Sports Day ( Birthday of Dhyan Chand )

September

September 5 --------- Teacher's Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan's Birth Day)

September 7 --------- Forgiveness Day

September 8 --------- International Literacy Day

September 14 --------- Hindi day,World First Aid Day

September 16 --------- World Ozone Day

September 21 --------- International Day of Peace, World Alzheimer's day

September 25 --------- Social Justice Day

September 27 --------- World Tourism Day

October

October 1 --------- International Day of Older Persons

October 2 --------- International day of Non-Violence

October 3 --------- World Nature Day, World Habitat Day

October 4 --------- World Animal Day

October 5 --------- World Teacher's Day

October 8 --------- Indian Airforce Day

October 9 --------- World Post Day

October 11 --------- International Girl Child Day

October 12 --------- World Arthritis Day

October 14 --------- World Standards Day

October 15 --------- World Students Day

October 16 --------- World Food day

October 17 --------- International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 20 --------- World Statistics Day

October 24 --------- United Nations Day

October 31 --------- World Thrift Day

November

November 1 --------- world vegan Day

November 5 --------- World Radiography Day

November 9 --------- World Services Day

November 14 --------- Children's Day ( Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru )

November 16 --------- International Day for Endurance

November 17 --------- International students Day

November 17 --------- National Journalism Day

November 18 --------- World Adult Day

November 19 --------- World Citizen Day

November 20 --------- Universal Children's Day

November 21 --------- World Television Day

November 21 --------- World Fisheries day

November 25 --------- World Non-veg Day

November 26 --------- Law Day

November 30 -------- Flag Day

December

December 1 --------- World AIDS Day

December 2 --------- World Computer Literacy Day

December 2 --------- International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 3 --------- International Day of People with Disability

December 3 --------- World Conservation Day

December 4 --------- Navy Day

December 5 --------- International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

December 7 --------- International Civil Aviation Day

December 9 --------- The International Day Against Corruption

December 10 --------- International Day of Broadcasting

December 10 --------- Human Rights Day

December 11 --------- International Mountain Day

December 14 --------- World Energy Day

December 18 --------- International Migrants Day

December 19 --------- Goa's Liberation Day

December 20 --------- International Human Solidarity Day

December 29 --------- International Biodiversity Day.

All the best guys.


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  • is it really necessary to learn all these days?!?!...:O. 21m.
guptaashima4143
ashima gupta @guptaashima4143 11

is it really necessary to learn all these days?!?!...:O

guptaashima4143
ashima gupta @guptaashima4143 11
Posted 3d ago
Odd sentence out:

Odd sentence out:


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gupta26
Mrinal gupta @gupta26 1
Posted 28 Apr
I have converted PGDM (Core) in BIMTECH and MBA in BITS Pilani... I have workex of 2 yrs. Pls suggest which is better option....... AND WHY ? I am looking for Finance option.
I have converted PGDM (Core) in BIMTECH and MBA in BITS Pilani...
I have workex of 2 yrs. Pls suggest which is better option....... AND WHY ?

I am looking for Finance option.
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  • With 2 years of experience I will recommend you to search.... 28 Apr.
  • Both are good but for MAnagement BIMTECH has edge. 56m.
sms2347
saurabh sabale @sms2347 396
With 2 years of experience I will recommend you to search for better options.
ms18dec
manish saini @ms18dec 25
Posted 1h ago
waitlist 104 in obc cat. who all are coming between 84 and 104. I have already taken admission in DSM (DTU). what should i do now?

waitlist 104 in obc cat. who all are coming between 84 and 104. I have already taken admission in DSM (DTU). what should i do now?


Sinha48
@Sinha48
Posted 3d ago
Hello, I have recently filled up the form and sent the DD. I have not yet received any communication on application. Please let me know if anyone has received a communication.

Hello, I have recently filled up the form and sent the DD. I have not yet received any communication on application. Please let me know if anyone has received a communication.

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  • i think this time total seats are 75. 2h.
  • We came to know about 75 seats through off record discuss.... 1h.
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thejokermaniac
Akshay Singh @thejokermaniac 42

We came to know about 75 seats through off record discussions with faculties and admission office. The final decision will be taken by them as per their discretion. Lets hope for the best!

anujbvp
ANUJ GUPTA @anujbvp 2
Posted 2d ago
Hey guys need ur suggestions, I have started thinking of preparing for CAT. My Academic background 10th-73.2%, 12th-76.8%, Engineering(College) Percentage-73.4% also I have a gap year after my twelth standard before engg. Would it be okay if I start Preparing for CAT right now or should I start a...

Hey guys need ur suggestions, I have started thinking of preparing for CAT. My Academic background 10th-73.2%, 12th-76.8%, Engineering(College) Percentage-73.4% also I have a gap year after my twelth standard before engg. Would it be okay if I start Preparing for CAT right now or should I start after 2 year work Exp. Also, Please tell me what all colleges should I focus in CAT.

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  • @next_big_thing : First of all thanks for ur valuable inf.... 3h.
  • @anujbvp IIM-B's criteria is very very stringent. It's n.... 1h.
dpm1992
Durga Prasad Mishra @dpm1992 26

it depends on you actually....whether you are clear of your path or not....many people suggest to have some work ex before MBA but IMO it has a minimal effect...yes, if you go for a job, you may possess enhanced communication skills etc., but being a student and fresher till now I found no difference between workex guys and me...

moving on to other parts, your academics are on a bit lower side....frankly you need to score a stunner to be in the ivy league instis... and about the colleges to focus, that also depends on you entirely...you need to introspect, find your strength and weakness and then start focusing...

next_big_thing
ANKIT BARIK @next_big_thing 128

@anujbvp  In India, unlike the global norm, work-ex does not have any significant impact on ur prospects. Almost all B-Schools in India are majorly dominated by those who fall in the <2yrs work-ex group (like in IIM-C, 70% of the batch falls in the <2yrs group). So work-ex is certainly not a deal-breaker. Infact during placements, freshers or people with <1.5 yrs of work-ex get absorbed easily (especially in the FMCGs who seldom recruit those >2yrs of work-ex) as opposed to those with high work-ex who find it very tough, especially in this bleak economic scenario, due to the simple logic that young people/freshers are easy to mould as per the company's needs.

But given ur weak acads & the heavily acad-centric criteria of our time, u may find the going very tough. Assuming that u are Gen+Male, IIM-B, L, I will certainly not give u a call. IIM-A at 99.96, IIM-C at 99.9+, IIM-K at 99.7+ are ur only (somewhat) chances among the Top IIMs. 


But u do not need to be demotivated. There are quite a few top colleges left in India which have minimized the effect of acads. U do have chances in 2 of the Top-6 (XLRI & FMS). FMS is a college where if u score 99.5+, then owing to the massive weightage on CAT in final selection (85%), u are virtually assured of a convert even before the PI. Same for MDI. Score 99.3 & MDI will give u a convert even if u can't answer basic questions, during the PI. Also, u can consider ISB as an option. It is one of the best colleges in ASIA (u read that right) & it's Consulting & Technology line-up can go head to head with ABC (that says alot). But with ur weak profile, u will need a high GMAT score & some strong ECs to have any realistic chance of converting. If u are interested in OPs, then u can aim for NITIE (the best in India in Ops) which will virtually give u a convert at 99%ile. U can also sit for Mah-CET & aim for JBIMS (an absolute dream B-School with an alumni network as strong as ABC, which makes it recession-proof) So, as u can see, u do have quite a few option to do ur MBA from some of the best colleges in India, IF U CAN PROVE in the entrance test that u are worth it & ur past was just an aberration. It's totally upto u & ur dedication/hard-work to make it to a dream B-School (coz the options are certainly there). Best of luck

anujbvp
ANUJ GUPTA @anujbvp 2

@next_big_thing : First of all thanks for ur valuable information, ya i forget to mention that I am a Gen category Male student. Also, Please guide me regarding that some people and on Time website I have seen that IIM-B gives more weightage to work-ex people so if 1 or 2 yr down the line I give my CAT, then will it be possible for to get a convert at IIM-B and if yes, then at what CAT %ile would it be feasible.

Also, tell me how much time is required in good CAT preparation, considering I am an average student. 

next_big_thing
ANKIT BARIK @next_big_thing 128

@anujbvp  IIM-B's criteria is very very stringent. It's not that u can cover up the deficiency in 1 field by stellar performance in another. To make matters worse, all ur 3 fields (X,XII,Grad) are MUCH below the standards that ABCL seek. Having work-ex will certainly not cover the gaping hole in ur acads section. Out of 70 marks, a massive 40 is allotted to acads (where u will score poorly), so no chance of making up for that loss. Also IIM-B is also VERY particular about the QUALITY of work-ex. Just acquiring 2yrs from TCS/Infy or any run-of-the-mill job will not fetch much marks. IIM-B greatly favours those with strong work-ex, like those in Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, Goldman, Deutsche etc. If u go through the batch profile, u will see that the majority of the students have work-ex in top notch companies. But most importantly, acads are the decider. If u have strong acads, then 90% of the battle is won (irrespective of ur work-ex). So, I see absolutely no way u will get a B-call with this profile. Sorry buddy  

The time taken to prepare greatly varies from person to person. Some of toppers had started preparing only in August while some took 4 yrs to touch 99.5+. So it's very relative. Going by ur profile, i think u may need atleast 8 months to prepare properly for CAT/XAT - 4 months to complete everything, 2 months of serious test-taking & 2 months of revision. Ofcourse I am only generalizing here. U know best as to how comfortable u are with functions, graphs, maxima, minima, log, permutation etc (u must have faced these in XII, so u know u fared) or how good of a reader u are or how great ur grammar is. If u believe that 'if i sit for CAT tomorrow, I will still score >90%ile in section-X' OR 'I can solve topics X,Y,Z with my eyes closed', then ofcourse, u need a lesser effort. The level of CAT has greatly increased in the last years (there were quite a few slots this year whose quant section was VERY VERY tough) & it does require some serious practice to ace it.

Best of luck

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supriya @supriyagorde 1
Posted 15h ago
In industry Which certificate is more meaningful from distance MBA or PGDM ?

In industry Which certificate is more meaningful from distance

MBA or PGDM ?

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  • how about Welingkar institute from Matunga, Mumbai? Do u .... 2h.
  • yes WE is one of the best institutes in mumbai..for distance. 1h.
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supriyagorde
supriya @supriyagorde 1

what is difference them? Is MBA degree is more valuable? but u said that all distance programs are same and certificate doesn't matter more. Now what should i do?

surya.427
Surya Y @surya.427 176

@supriya  Difference is the college..some colleges will offer diploma degree and some will offer MBA degree...check the credential of college...which is more reputed..and program convienience to u...like mode of exams, nearest centre, mode of course delivery, course delivery timing..and all..

supriyagorde
supriya @supriyagorde 1

how about Welingkar institute from Matunga, Mumbai? Do u have some info about that institute?

neeraj punjabi
neeraj @neeraj punjabi 11

yes WE is one of the best institutes in mumbai..for distance

Dangel
Dangel . @Dangel 389
Posted 13 Jun
Hi Puys! :smiley: I have gone through so many experiences on this thread and I have to say the emotions have been infectious. Every time I stumbled upon a really huge post, I would think to myself, " God! How can one write so much!" :grin: Some people have a way with words (and I envy them :...

Hi Puys!

I have gone through so many experiences on this thread and I have to say the emotions have been infectious. Every time I stumbled upon a really huge post, I would think to myself, " God! How can one write so much!" Some people have a way with words (and I envy them :P) but I am not that good so I'd keep it short

My relationship with CAT began in 2010 when I first appeared for it in my 7th semester of B.Tech. I was just testing the waters so I ended up scoring an average 86.x. I had my mind set on work experience so forgot all about it. Then came 2012. My work experience had definitely given me a reality check and I realized a technically inclined career wasn't the thing for me. And so, I was reminded of my past love, i.e. CAT <3

My workplace had been stressful (thanks to a chauvinistic and egotistical manager). It was August already and I was yet to kick-start my CAT 2012 preparation. My preparedness was nowhere up to the mark. Knowing I hadn't put in much efforts, I knew the outcome wouldn't be very pleasant but there's always a part of you which is forever hoping for miracles! Then came January 2013 and brought with it my CAT score. Meager 84.59 %ile was all I got :/ I was kind of taken aback. I sooo wanted to leave my job that I followed the page @CAT 80-90% ! Lets make the most of it  I applied to a few colleges (read 3) to which applications were still open. To my surprise, I even converted one of them. My confidence soared and I decided to take one final shot at it. So, I pulled up my socks for CAT 2013.

Being employed meant I was mainly left with the weekends and a few hours after the job (which I mostly managed to waste). I did as much as I could on my own but joined IMS test series which kept me in check. Appeared for September CMAT, scored 242, ranked 1013. My confidence for CAT went a notch higher. Knowing this was my last attempt and not wanting to screw it, I convinced my managers to let me take off from work before the exam. D-day arrived - 31st Oct, 2013. I wasn't happy with my performance, to say the least. My attempts were less and so were the chances of cracking it. But then, CAT has its ways of surprising you Result: 95.13! I know you're thinking it's only 95.13 and not 99.13 but I was super happy! I remember having my eyes welled up with tears of happiness almost instantly! I knew this was my ticket to an awesome MBA college and I would finally live my dream

So, here I am today, joining MHRM at IIT KGP. Thanks to everyone who helped me in any way in my journey. Special thanks to @arpan.m   for telling me about this program and @dragster   for the constant guidance. I Hope I make the best use of this awesome opportunity!

Lessons learnt : 1. It's never too late to follow your dreams. 2. Keep exploring the world, keep challenging yourself. Life is an ongoing adventure. 3. It's okay to be stupid sometimes

Advice to CAT aspirants : 1. Be regular in your preparation. 2. Apply to as many colleges as you can, even if you think they're out of your league. (I regret not filling up MDI/XIMB) 3. Appear for all the exams. You never know which day is yours. 4. Lastly, CAT or even MBA is not the be-it-all. There is life beyond it.

All the best guys! Cheers to the new beginnings! (y)

PS: It wasn't that long, was it?

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  • @Dangel This is my 3rd and last attempt at CAT... and my.... 1d.
  • @Dangel preety much likewise for me...gave me ray of hope... 2h.
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Nachi1988
nachiketa kulkarni @Nachi1988 1

@Dangel Your experience with CAT is truly inspiring. It is very much commensurate with my experience with it hitherto.

duke-of-death
Reyan Duke @duke-of-death 3

@Dangel  This is my 3rd and last attempt at CAT... and my job is hectic and sometimes very frustrating... but i must say your short story... does give me hope...

Anshultula
Anshul Tula @Anshultula

@Dangel  preety much likewise for me...gave me ray of hope..