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1m ago 3.4k CAT Verbal CAT

Official verbal ability thread for CAT 2014

Amidst IIFT,NMAT and other exams preparation we have come so far and near to CAT 2014. Not so many Days (Literally) f...

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DIRECTIONS for question: Each of the following questions has a paragraph from which the last sentence has been deleted. From the given options, choose the sentence that completes the paragraph in the most appropriate way. 

Lengthy protection, it is argued, increases the incentive to create. Digital technology seems to strengthen the argument: by making copying easier, it seems to demand greater protection in return. The idea of extending copyright also has a moral appeal. Intellectual property can seem very like real property, especially when it is yours, and not some faceless corporation's. As a result people feel that once they own it - especially if they have made it - they should go on owning it, much as they would a house that they could pass on to their descendants. On this reading, protection should be perpetual ._____________________________________

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6m ago 14.5k CAT Quant CAT

Official Quant Thread for CAT 2014!!

This is the Official CAT 2014 Quantitative preparation group. Solve questions & discuss answers/solutions shortcuts &...

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In a 100 m race, Manish gives Ravi a headstart of 40 m and beats him by 19 secs. If Manish gives Ravi a headstart of 30 secs, then Ravi beats Manish by 40 mertrs. Find the ratio of Manish's speed to Ravi's speed.

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16m ago 699 CAT

[OFFICIAL] IMS SIMCAT scores and Discussion for the entire 2014-15 season !!!

Dear Puys & Pirls, Use this thread for scores and discussion for all the IMS SIMCATs!! It will serve as a repository ...

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Qa 104 va 144 100%ile oa 248.  Pathetic va score after 122/150 in cl mock 15

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  • lol for a guy who got 144 in va #2 fail grammar! offline .... 1h.
  • @plant.waters aap mahaan ho ___/\\___ Robert.Roger. 16m.
Member DT 2014.  
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Puys, is CL Kolkata closed today? What about tomorrow??

You are the creator, your life is your canvas. 
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Puys, is CL Kolkata closed today??

You are the creator, your life is your canvas. 

32m ago 332 CAT

CAT 2014 Preparation

Hello all, I am starting the preparation for CAT 2014, which is less than an year for now. I am a BE graduate with 2....

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Is the Lakshaya workshop in CL worth attending...?? Please answer.

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Identify easy, average and typical questions

The paper of CAT is set in a very smart way. It is the technique of students that how they identify easy, average and typical questions of the paper. There are many questions that can be answered by solving up to two or three steps. These questions always raise your percentile and saves times for other questions that are typical. If you have analyzed difficult questions then don't just waste your precious time on them, leave them and move to the other questions. When you are sure that you have completed all these questions then it is a good time to solve difficult questions. Also your raised confidence will help you to solve them easily.

Apply different methods

As there may be some situations where you will not be able to solve problems by your learnt method. So don't just stick to a single method, try all the methods you can apply for the question. Few questions are not method based so for then use hit and trail method to crack them. Applying all possible methods will raise your chances of solving any problem.

Optimize your time

I am not joking but problems of CAT exam is not that much tough. If you spend some time on them, you will easily find their solution. So what is the key ingredient that creates so much difference in your percentile and toppers percentile. It is your optimization of time. You will be given specific time for doing complete test and how you use your time? How quickly you solve problems is all what we call CAT EXAM?

Elimination of odd choices

Sometimes we find stupid options for few problems. These stupid options are kept there to waste your time because you will think about them for few seconds surely. Try to be mature (Not over mature) in the exam. You should be at least this much smart that you don't waste your time in thinking about these options. As you find these options in the problem, just eliminate them and start focusing on the rest ones.

Use shortcuts

You should memorize all the general and shortcut formulas of mathematics so that you can quickly answer any question by using them. With shortcuts you can save lots of you precious time. 
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oa 45c2w-133

How to see sectional

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  • @FighterMax don't know sir but 90 k around hoga. 7h.
  • nice score. 99+ hai percentile :). 49m.
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WTH is wrong with TIME. I gave the exam. Got the marks, but the result says, I haven't appeared for the exam.. Seriously disappointed  :(

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  • Yes, atleast 6-7k will write AIMCAT. 8h.
  • any update on this situation?. 52m.

1h ago 153 CAT

CAT 2014 Exam day and slot discussion

Discuss about your date of exam, slot and centre in this thread.

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which items we have to carry with us in exam centre?? is 

Candidate Identification Affidavit necessary??

  • Candidate Identification Affidavit may not be absolutely .... 23h.
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HARISH JAYARAMAN @harishjayaram4 74

Candidate Identification Affidavit may not be absolutely necessary Gaurav. You need to show either your Passport, PAN Card, Driving License, etc...these are the primary evidences. Candidate Identification Affidavit is also one of the options like them to prove that you are Mr. Gaurav and that you live in such and such a place (address), etc....that is need to panic regarding Candidate Identification Affidavit. But do keep it ready and let it come handy to you!!!!!!

1h ago 182 CAT

Quantitative Aptitude for CAT 2013

In this forum i will share some really helpful videos which will help aspirants crack CAT 2013 exam. Feedback is most...

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On a plate in the shape of equilateral triangle ABC with area 16√3 sq cm , a rod GD, of height 8 cm, is fixed vertically at the centre of the triangl. G is the point on th eplate. If the areas of the triangle AGD and BGD are both eual to 4√19 sq cm , find the area of the triangle CGD(in sq cm).

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1h ago 577 CAT

Parajumbles for CAT 2013

This thread is exclusively dedicated to discuss and practice Para-jumbles. Link to previous year thread: http://www.p...

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1. The operation is what has to be done to one

proposition in order to make other out of it.

2. Structure of proposition stands in internal

relations to one another.

3. In order to give prominence to these internal

relations we can adopt the following mode of

expression: we can represent a proposition as

the result of an operation that produces it out

of other propositions (which are bases of the


4. An operation is the expression of a relation

between the structure of its result and of its


A. 2 - 3 - 4 - 1 B. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4

C. 4 - 3 - 1 - 2 D. 2 - 1 - 3 - 4

E. 4 - 1 - 2 - 3

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the minimum percentile for ST category student to get a call from old IIMs??

  • Though now a call depends on your profile too, but still .... 1h.
Dhaakad Chhora @DhaakadChhora 10

Though now a call depends on your profile too, but still aim for around 90%ile to be on the safer side. Some candidates even convert their calls at 70%ile, but then don't be lured by that minimum%ile.

2h ago 137 CAT

The PaGaLGuY Dream Team 2014

*THE PaGaLGUY Dream Team !!!!!*Most of us joined this place with *one dream*, the dream that we live every moment. We...

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Vimal has an electrical watch with a 12 hour dial. One evening, there was a power cut from 11:00 pm till 11:19 pm as a result of which the watch stops functioning. When the power supply resumed, the watch started functioning from 11:00 pm but its hands started moving in anticlockwise direction at half of their normal speed. When Vimal checked it again, it showed the right time. What could have been the time when Vimal checked the watch?

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2h ago 3.9k CAT Quant CAT

Number System - Questions & Discussions

Hello people, As the earlier number system thread had more than 10k replies,we have closed the old one and presenting...

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Someone please tell me about byju tablet for cat?is it worth wasting 31k ?

  • 31 K ?? gosh i got it in 22K... :wink: lol. 6d.
  • It is good for basic preparation. The QA session is mostl.... 4h.
Urjaswit Lal @yash2cul

It is good for basic preparation. The QA session is mostly shortcut techniques that require you to have basic knowledge... VA by Santosh is good... 31k is a lot.. try negotiating...

5h ago 28 CAT FMS, New Delhi

[2015-17] Official FMS Discussions Page

Kindly discuss your queries about FMS Admissions process on this thread

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If anyone has Sample SOP please provide it.....Or suggestion will also be appreciated.....!!

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  • @Preeti_L you are life saver. 5h.


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VA solutions make no sense.

Quantum Blunderbuss 2.0 

6h ago 51 CAT

Testfunda Mocks 2014

Hey everyone! The 2014-15 season unfolds with the TF mocks. iCAT01 and 02 are out now! Please post your TF mock score...

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I am getting around 97%tile in iCATs, with sectional percentiles varying between 85 & 95. My scores are coming in the rang of 90-100, sectional scores in the range of 45-50. However, I am unable to clear the cutoffs. With this kind of performance, what percentile can I get in the actual CAT? & what is the difficulty level of iCATs in comparision to the actual CAT?

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  • @saurav.kgp how is the difficulty level of tf cat mocks ?.... 6h.
  • Epecially qa part ,how tough r they ??.. 6h.
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Raj Malhotra @greatheights123 18

around 95 percentile....iCATs are similar to CAT but their crowd base is small...125 marks will get u to 98-98.5 percentile in actual CAT...

varun jain @varun.vj 21

i think for 98 + %tile 135 marks are needed..icats have cutoff of 120-125 for fetching 95+ %tile in actual exam

Abhishek Singhal @Darknight123 607

@saurav.kgp how is the difficulty level of tf cat mocks ?? Better than CL/Simcats ??

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CRT's and MC's or SIMCAT's ??

pls help....