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Such good scores and percentiles being posted here!! I wish I could also take part and post my scores, whatever they may be, too Couldnt write SIMCAT 13 coz I am in Kanyakumari right now!!

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  • @d_bh You don't do things halfway do you? Kashmir nahin .... 1h.
  • I gave simcat 13 nd 9 got percentile bt dey r nt showing .... 44s.
You are the creator, your life is your canvas. 
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@d_bh  You don't do things halfway do you? Kashmir nahin to seedha Kanyakumari... 

Soren Bhatnagar @sorenbhatnagar1

I gave simcat 13 nd 9 got percentile bt dey r nt showing all india rank :/ wat to do how to know wats my rank 

1m 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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what is the minimum area of quadrilateral ABCD, if the area of a pair of diagonally opposite triangles (formed by joining the diagonals of the quadrilateral) is 12 and 27 respectively.

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  Five sentences are given below, labeled A, B, C, D and E. The sentence labeled A is in its correct place. The four that follow are labeled B, C, D and E, and need to be arranged in the logical order to form a coherent paragraph. From the given options, choose the most appropriate option.

A. An especially important barrier is the traditional stereotyping of leadership which has failed to address the female perspective and its related qualities. Most of what is learned in administrative leadership courses comes from male-based experiences.
B. Over 30 years ago, it was found through research that men tended to select careers based on interests, aptitudes, and financial possibilities, while women, on the other hand, tended to be influenced in career decisions by career role models or significant others
C. Historically, men have been encouraged towards management and women to instruction- For years, male organizational leaders have supported and mentored each other in “a good old boy” network, filling administrative positions with friends and proteges, while largely ignoring qualified women for these positions.
D. Supported by a study which found that while female and male teachers identify the same qualities as desirable in a principal regardless of the principal’s gender, male principals are viewed by females as having legitimate authority based solely on the position, whereas both males and females say that women must work to earn their authority.
E. Yet, others noted that while women are less able than men to influence others, they are more effective at getting things done; however, there is another barrier related to ingrained cultural perceptions of leadership and that is of sponsorship or networking.

And miles to go before I sleep.........!!!!!!!!!!  
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44m ago 296 CAT

The PaGaLGuY UnderDogs Team 2014

Do you love taking up the challenge where you are considered as a person who cannot achieve the pinnacle easily but t...

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AIMCAT 1507-

QA- 36A 32C 4W- 92- 99.07

VA- 45A 31C 14W- 79- 99.73 (Accuracy man!!!!)

OA- 71A 63C 18W-171- 99.86 AIR-18

45m ago 39 CAT

Official Thread for Maharashtra MBA/MMS CET-2015

LET US ADD MORE PEOPLE TO IT. Let's start discussing questions on MHCET -Verbal Reasoning, Visual Reasoning, Quant, P...

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kisi ke pass cet mock test papers hai kya pdf?..ims,cetking,cl,testfunda..if yes then plz share..

i have time papers last yr..if you want then mail me

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  • can you please mail me... 1d.
  • @KALPAKKRAUT Hi..Pls mail me those 45m.

1h ago 1.2k CAT IFMR, Chennai

[2014-16] IFMR Admissions and Related queries.

Hi all aspirants, The admission forms of IFMR are out. This year IFMR is moving to a new campus in Sri City. There it...

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hi guys, can any ifmr pass out or anyone who knows plzz help me with th actual percentage placement in pgdm course and average salary package offered??


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  • Surely! :smiley:. 1h.
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Guys please suggest any good book for static GK

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  • 6th to 10th NCERT book ??? I am preparing for IIFT GK, no.... 1h.
  • I was able to attempt CMAT gk decently using IMS book........ 1h.
And miles to go before I sleep.........!!!!!!!!!!  
<< Ms. Perseverance <<<< @aimonlyiim 738

6th to 10th NCERT book ??? I am preparing for IIFT GK, not for UPSC GS !!  

Thanks anyways    @royash 

Ganpath @ganapathy.1989 83

I was able to attempt CMAT gk decently using IMS book......hopefully that shd help for iift main doubt is how far we need to go for current affairs gk. In cmat they asked current affairs news 4-5 months old

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Did anyone else feel like this was an issue or is it only me?. In the new format , we have to 'save and next' for every question or the option wont be saved. So basically if I'm working backwards, Ill press 'Previous' to got to backwards and the option selected wont be saved. It may seem a bit ridiculous to many but I for one felt uncomfortable

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  • no that problem comes up in CL mocks. in Aimcat the momen.... 9h.
  • How you all guys are having the new interface.? I am sti.... 1h.
CAT 13 : 99.20, IIFT shortlisted, NMAT : 219
target IIMs @v.sarveshkumar 37

oh that might be the reason for less attempts for me in this aimcat !!!! ... I didn't know

K C@t @Blueline 45

no that problem comes up in CL mocks. in Aimcat the moment you select an option the grey color of the question changes into GREEN ( indicating you have answered it) in the question palette, regardless of clicking the  "Save and Next" Tab. 

Kaushik Sen Deka @Whizzy11 88

How you all guys are having the new interface.?

I am still getting the older one

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Percentile at 141? :/ inflated score. Definitely remembered few questions.

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  • if not %ile, what should a person look for in these aimca.... 1h.
  • Not even AIRs now, as these are the repeated papers; many.... 1h.
  "A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge."   
Shashwat Gangwar @shashwatdgr8 847

It depends on what do they decide as the cutoff marks for cheating in the mock it was 210 last time

K C@t @Blueline 45

Yes one shouldnt rely on percentile for this mock. I gave it just for the sake of giving. 

himanshu khandelwal @ansh.r12 94

if not %ile, what should a person look for in these aimcats? AIR? how should i look at my scores? can anyone let me know

Shubham Ranka @shubhamranka92 24

Not even AIRs now, as these are the repeated papers; many have already given the earlier mocks. Just focus on your scores/accuracy...

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looking at this thread and all the other threads related to mocks, I must confess that I am a wee bit disappointed by the scope of discussion. people just post their scores, good or bad and that's the end of it. we already have percentiles which gives us a fair idea of our relative importance and that makes the discussion here completely irrelevant. I really hope to see that those weirdos who consistently maul the mocks share more insight into their strategy. CAT is a game of knowledge and equally about the psyche. those who didn't fare that well can share what they think went wrong and let others add to it. pagalguy is an amazing platform that enables mutual learning if used in the right way. let's start more directioned discussions.

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shreyansh jain @shreyansh2412 3

I agree with Harsh on this. Merely posting scores on sections an individual has aced / tanked doesn't really help. 

Plus, those with average scores might get intimidated just seeing the scores of some of the "Toppers" here.

My request to all here- Share other valuable insights. Experiences(Read: troubles and moments when your mind screamed - Eureka!!) might help those who would have given the same mock and had a different approach.

Ps- The woods are lovely dark and deep,

but this journey will not seem so steep.

if merely we could take a peep,

into the journey of others, who are taking a leap! 

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can anyone please share the question paper as well as the solution pdf of AIMCAT 1506?

 Please share asap.

  • can somebody share it please ? l. 1h.
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QA 96.27 VA 99.98 OA 99.8

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  • 10th-91.2 12th-89.6 Graduation(Mechanical)-80.8 .... 1h.
  • your acads are good... forget about what is needed...just.... 1h.
Eshaan Agarwal @eshaan.2127 46

10th-91.2 12th-89.6 Graduation(Mechanical)-80.8                                                    I think I just missed out in my 12th. Do you know how much percentile is needed for this acad.

S Rai @sr_9267 12

your acads are good... forget about what is needed...just get the best score that you can get....higher score would mean better chances in the interview stage

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Para Completion and Sentence Deletion CAT 2013

Please continue here for the para completion/sentence deletion discussions for CAT 2013 Links of previous year 2012 L...

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A notable weakness of the Indian bureaucracy is its failure to familiarize itself with modern management techniques, acquire new skills and tone up in professional efficiency. An equally unwelcome feature of the higher civil service is the lack of cost-consciousness. Rare, indeed, is the senior officer who is aware of the crucial significance of the compound rates of interest and realizes that money today and money two years hence are very different things.  The typical bureaucrat's lack of cost consciousness is partly responsible for his well-known tendency to avoid decision making.  A large number of top civil servants rue the day they are obliged to take a decision.  When it becomes no longer possible to postpone a decision, ______________________

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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 .... 2h.
HARISH JAYARAMAN @harishjayaram4 73

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!!!!!!

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Can u pls give last yr's CAT & XAT cut-off. And are there any sectional cut-offs?


3h ago 337 CAT

[2014] Bull CAT & Mock CAT Scores & Discussion

Please post here scores and discussions for all the BullsEye CATs as well as BullsEye Mock CATs.

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3h ago 280 CAT DMS IISC, Bangalore

2014-2016 IISc Bangalore,DoMs-Master of Mgmt (Official Thread)

Dear Puys,Here is the new thread about the queries and infos about the admission and selection process/crieteria for ...

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Can people with 5+ years experience apply for this program?

  • We've had a few students with 5+ years of experience. 3h.
Rajesh Bhat @IdontgetIT 27

We've had a few students with 5+ years of experience

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My journey of MBA :----

First of all, this post is not for those people who intend to aim for IIM's or those who scroll down quickly to see, which college I finally converted.

All it started from :--

I am pass out of 2011 batch (B.E.). I was placed in TCS (along with my entire batch of college). I was enjoying, waiting for my joining to come. On 14th June, during last day of college, all of my batch mates got their joining (except ME )I waited for around two months (till my class mates got their salary twice ). Day by day i went into frustration and feeling that MAY be TCS would cheat me .

August end 2011, I decided to give CAT casually, enrolled for TIME Indore (I am from Ujjain, so I had to travel 60 Km for each AIMCAT during those days).

1209 was my first Aimcat without any preparation and I got 89.6%ile. I was happy in that ... 20 Days till 1205, I studied like hell. Then I got TCS joining and again Mauj masti started. Left studies. Went TCS Hyderabad training center. Given CAT 2011 in Time pass.

Result : QA :98.6 , VA :65.xx (OA :95.xx).

2012: I came to Mumbai, I was okay with my project.Till March got feeling, TCS may be not suitable for me in long run. Mind again switched to CAT. Enrolled TIME Boriwali classes. (This was the first time ever I joined any coaching or tuition class in my life)

These Aimcats came very dicey for me. For QA it was okay, VA got 56%ile in 1320 . Started working on VA. Day by day I started working on VA. But still I was struggling with 60-80% zone. I still remember, it was 1313 where i got 95.xx in VA (without any help of LR ). A feeling generated inside me.

But what I felt now onward, QA went on declining side. Also I guess TIME Aimcat were on same pattern, I really took TIME AIMCATS for GRANTED. Went into high spirits. I was very much sure that this time I will really nail it and will go to top college. I went into overconfidence.

CAT2012 :Result (A disaster :Do not want to mention it)

Also my performance at office affected, Got the least rating, Break up, Rejection, all things came together like if god is punishing me for some crime. I went into depression. I went like kite whose regulating knot gone. I decided to leave my job , leave Mumbai, bleakness just engulfed me.

Finally decided, either I will stay depressed or move out and find out better ways to find my own self.

I started reading. Animal farm was first book during that season I read, I don't know what happened into me but then I felt, I guess it is reading which could pacify or calm my mind (From that date of last march, till now I almost read more than 30+ books ).

I also started teaching poor children, got opportunity from TCS LFT group. When I saw them I got feeling that I am very blessed that god has given such a beautiful life to me.

I also started watching plays at Prithvi theater, with 4 friends we all started discussing GK at CCD. NOT for exam purpose, but for knowledge purpose.

Along with I started enjoying my work as well.

Slowly I released that I started enjoying my life .Enrolled only for CL, was NOT serious this time .

Given all PG mocks (I was in decent zone of 85-95 %ile ).

What I realized this year was that I am not typical made for IIM's and all. May be colleges like IRMA, MICA, TISS is more inclined with my interest. I realized that I am not into mainstream. (I am into other thinks as film making during college, story writing, teaching children etc. were my passion)

So CAT was just a formality. But IRMA shocked me that 80% CAT score will be considered.

So worked little on CAT :

My CAT 2013 CAT experience :


It went BAD.

CAT 2013 result : 95 %ile with 90+ in both section. (and I thought I was expecting 40-50 %ile ) .

Then came TISS : Given.

MICA :(Yes, Here it came for me it is my DREAM college. Those who know me personally, they always say I am perfect MICA material ). Did not even sleep one night before exam. (Not even for a single second ,went five times to wash my face during exam).

IRMA :Given .

Rest college I did not care.


But for me MICA was obsession (I cried a lot when in 2012 I was rejected). I knew what I have to do.

First TISS interview came. It was okay. I was also not in full mood. REJECTED

It was during this 1st interview where I realized that my pros and cons, I am a bakar express kind of a person and I was trying to be intelligent.

I decided, even if I am DUMB, I will remain that, next was MICA my dream. Any wrong move, it could lead me ... No.... ).

There were things asked in form "likes and dislikes".

People said you to lie somewhere, make it marketing related, IMPRESSIVE.

I did not listen to them.

I wrote Books, Street dogs, Ayushman khurana (As my role model, please don't take it otherwise ).

I read almost 5 books on brand management. Researched on every nook of my life , my belonging, communications industry.

My interview went super awesome. I was told to make a movie on UJJAIN. I made entire script in front of interview panel .... Mohan jodaro ---Ashoka ----Vikramaditya----Samudragupta--- ITTUTMISH----Scidia -Kumbha mela---Mahakaal temple---23 and half degree tropic of cancer---ENTIRE HISTORY OF UJJAIN---IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER ----NAMED MY MOVIE (ITIHAS KA MAHANAGAR UJJAIN ).

KALIDAS ---ABHIGYANSHANKUTALAM , MEGHDOOT. Everything they asked I knew.

They asked how many languages I know. I said give me any indian language I can sing a song.Tamil,Kannad ,Malayam , Gujrati etc. They got puzzled and said god forgot to put stop button in my tape recoder. Offered TEA and BISCUITS .

Awesome 30 Minutes of life. The moment I came I knew I have done it this time.

When result came. 1st spot offer name. I was there. I Nailed it finally MICA MY DREAM.

Then IRMA came : I was original : Converted.

Then Big Trouble came : College fee.

My personal life :I have huge communication gap with my parents and not good terms with them (Very bad terms )..After 10th ..DID NOT HAVE A PROPER TALK WITH THEM..They do not much about my padhai likhaai ..typical business dhande waali family..They don't know MICA ,IIM ,IIT ...for them dukaandaari is best option ..Its not financial but they are not much into supporting education ..Business is of primary importance ..May be it sound strange to you ..They wanted to drag me into business and I retaliated ..Long back fight happened ..result :Bleak relations ...So bank wanted a coborrower .. for which my father did not give much support ....and fear started of losing MICA.

I did not find any person as guarantee.from 12th April to 5th May was most painful days of my life .I ran everywhere.Nothing worked .finally HDFC credilla also refused me on account of Co-borrower . Finally .I typed this letter to MICA :

Dear MICA Team,

Today is 5th May 2014,I was told by MICA representative regarding my last mail that as I got an spot offer and I was not informed prior about deduction of 25,000/- .So I will be given full 50,000 If I cancel my admission before 6th May 2014.

I tried everything ,but finally failed in this task .Today ,Bank rejected my loan request on account of poor co-borrower profile.

MICA is my dream college and it will always remain as my dream ,When I came there for interview I took some MICA soil with me.I will preserve it forever along with me .

I have one REQUEST with MICA.Please ,if possible for authorities to provide me a MICA T-shirt .I am not okay and it is painful for me to leave MICA due to such reasons.But if it is possible ,please send me a MICA T-shirt ,So that I will always preserve it as a memento from MICA .That day of 9th April will always remain alive in my memory .Even if some charge would deduct for it,I am okay with it.(My T-shirt size is medium)

One thing which I want to share is that whether I gained anything or not ,But one thing for sure .MICA gave me confidence in my life ,that I can do anything now.

MICA is great college and It will always remain.

Now ,with silent weight on my heart ,I would like to say please treat this mail as cancellation of my admission from MICA.

My bank details for amount transfer are as follows :--

Name :Ravi Gangani

IFSC code: CITI0000006

Saving account.

Account number :- XXXXXXXXX.

and I lost MICA when I received their cancellation confirm.

But this time I am not shattered ,Infact I am happy ,MAY BE GOD HAS BETTER FOR ME AHEAD ,I REALLY BELIEVE .

In fact I have seen many people who left their journey in between due to failure in exam or interview .At least I was among those fortunate ones who CONVERTED their dream .I am really proud of fact that till 10th I was not even able to read English (I am from typical GOVT. HINDI MEDIUM SCHOOL ) and I converted (Spot offer - flaunt ) best college of communication in INDIA .It is due to other reasons I have to leave it.

IRMA :A highly respectable college ,But Will not join it ,as I feel I am not fit for it.

VERDICT : WILL REMAIN WITH TCS .(Yes ,I got here good ratings and opportunities as well ,my project team is like home to me .)

Life is how you see it ,if you see it positively even little happiness brim you with satisfaction .But if you see it -ve ,even kings throne will look very bleak.

I am very happy with my life.Don't know what to do next .I am not in mood of giving any exam now .just enjoying and yes my days do not mere pass-by or drag off .They are dancing on its feet.

Good luck to all for your journey.Only mantra for success .


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  • Dude, hats off to you. I hope you get placed into TAS thr.... 01 Oct.
  • The whole body just get goosebumps after reading the whol.... 3h.
Calls :-TISS , IRMA , MICA. Converts :- MICA , IRMA ..Finally will remain with TCS .and I am very happy with it.
Ashwini Rai @talktoash30 13

Dude, hats off to you. I hope you get placed into TAS through internal TCS hiring.

Sahil Jain @sahil67jain

The whole body just get goosebumps after reading the whole journey of yours sir ! I just wish that i could be as strong as you , as calm as you , as  thorough as you and  as intelligent as you as well  ! Just that ! you're my god ! want to meet you in person asap ! ! - fan ...

4h 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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what are the last 2 diigits of 1122^1122!?

please explain!

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  • @Medzy I didn't .. its a fact.. last two digit of odd^20=.... 11h.
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IMS classifies this as Observational DI- hw can we get the answer using observation ?

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  • @pheonix2013 hahah atleast you are not creating new habit.... 11h.
  • u know their is a particular term for ur condition-"after.... 4h.
darch angel @darchangel 224

@pheonix2013 let me clear this up a bit...are you approximating 21.8 and 28.1 to 2:3 or ...the no. of copies* Cost per copy...?? Sorry my mind seems to have slowed down due to the lateness of the hour...thanks for answering

Vaibhav Gupta @pheonix2013 773

@darchangel ya right and yes its late . I really need to start waking up early now as I have a morning slot bt alas habits die hard

darch angel @darchangel 224

@pheonix2013 hahah atleast you are not creating new habits at the last minute...I have an afternoon slot...and in afternoon my brain fries and I end up snoozing....And after 10:00 pm Im wide awake ....GN __/\__ thank you for explaining.....kal dekhti hoon detail main...nahi samja toh fir aaongi doubt ke sath...thanks!!

Vaibhav Gupta @pheonix2013 773

u know their is a particular term for ur condition-"afternoon blues" . Its called food coma or food induced coma . I think earlier slot were placed better in terms of time like 11am for morning one ... i guess...@darchangel