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QA- 23A 15C  37 (WTF)

VA - 31A 26C 73 (first time in my life VA > QA )

OA - 54A 41C 110 (Accuracy)

It's not who you are underneath, it's what you do that defines you !! 

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Official Verbal Thread CAT 2015

As we are done with CAT 2014 and those who feel that they need to start all over again, and they see IIM as a calling...

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If Suraj decide to vote for NDA,then which party will Sagar vote for ?

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[Official] Quant Thread for 2015!!!

As we are done with CAT 2014 and those who feel that they need to start all over again, and they see IIM as a calling...

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the number of 6 digit numbers of the form ababab(in base 10)eachof which is aproduct of exactly 6 distinct primes is

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[Official] 2015-17 Delhi School of Economics, MBA IB/HRD Admission queries

**Greetings from student Media cell of MBA IB/HRD of Delhi school of Economics** This is to provide assistance to all...

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Hi, there is an active whatsapp group for converts... for those who are not part of it and want to join please pm me your contact no.. I'll add you there...Thanks

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Hi guys, I'm a student of IIM A, and was doing a project on hotels. Specifically, I was looking to find what factors are most important for a customer when he chooses a hotel. Please help me by answering the following 1-question survey...

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[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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SC/ST & PH students queries and discussion for CAT 2014 & other Exams

Hi all, There was no new thread for 2014, so this is a new thread (created previously by smokeMBA) In continuation of...

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guys whts the lowest cat 14 percentile at which a sc guy converted any iim

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General Knowledge

Welcome to the largest General Knowledge Discussion in the world. With 18,000 questions and counting. Also over 18.4K...

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Which is the first country to achieve 100% literacy

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newbie here.

BM 19

QA/DI 54 (19C/3W) 

VA/LR 74 (26C/4W)

Overall 128 

need a lot of improvement in qa. Found the lr to be very time consuming.

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  • @guitar_geek Bhai mai akela hi hoon ya ye billi wali smil.... 37m.
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@guitar_geek Bhai mai akela hi hoon ya ye billi wali smiley kutte jaisi lag rahi hai?

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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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[2015-2017] FMS BHU Admission Queries

The results are out. Check it out at the following link:

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[2015-2017] Official MBA(Business Economics) , Deptt. of Business Economics [DBE], DU Admissions

Hi All, Department of Business Economics, Delhi University announces Admission to its Management Program. *Official...

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Please somebody help me to solve the question no. 28 of AIMCAT1618 viz. If x+y+z=36, wherex,y, and z are all +ve real no. , find the max value of x.y^2.z^3 .

  • As we have to maximise X*Y^2*Z^3 (power of X=1, Y=2, Z=3).... 3d.
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As we have to maximise X*Y^2*Z^3 (power of X=1, Y=2, Z=3). So divide X in 1, Y in 2 and Z in 3 equal parts. X+Y/2+Y/2+Z/3+Z/3+Z/3 = 36, Now make all such parts equal i.e. X = Y/2 = Z/3 = 36/6 = 6. We get X=6, Y = 12, Z = 18.

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always remember 1 thing...whenevr question as x+y+z=N and x,y,z positive real , & question is abt Max/Min -ALWAYS USE AM/GM!! -Tip from Bansal Sir ,while prepping fr IIT-JEE..... hope tis helps


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In the following question four statements are given, of which 3 when placed in appropriate order will form a contextually complete paragraph. Pick the statement that is not part of the context.

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[2015-17] Official FMS Discussions Page

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Yestarday fifth wailist came for all categories except OBC as if there was no obc waitlist moment.A premier institute of india,FMS,produces best managers,but has disappointed everybody with their management skill as far as jat quota is concerned.

Now taking it to one step forwad,they do not even bother to take pain to at least release the waitlist for the seats which selected student did not take (in fourth list Vignesh K L M & Abraham james did not join for sure,confirmed it on fb).

It creates the doubts on their (fms) intentions whether they unconstitutionally wants to keep in or keep out a particular group.


  • Exactly.. it definitely is creating a suspicion abt their.... 2h.
  • Neither the seniors nor the officials are giving any reli.... 2h.
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Exactly.. it definitely is creating a suspicion abt their intentions.. no one knows wat they exactly want.. All other colg of DU have taken the decision, only FMS is still waiting..
Siddharth Kumar 20

Neither the seniors nor the officials are giving any reliable info

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[2014-16] New IIMs Results

Complete New IIMs discussions thread from WAT-PI to final results. Batch-[2014-16]

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IMI Delhi Admission HelpDesk 2015-17

Hi Puys,You can ask all the queries related to admissions of IMI here.

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Since,the admission process seems to be closed What is the process to ask for our refund of waiting amount?

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All I wanted to Speak about CAT

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January to June : From being nowhere - to a place I hadn't imagined in my wildest of dreams!!

It was the third year of my engineering. I was still undecided about my career and did not knew what I actually wanted to do with my life. Also, was sure of not getting an on-campus job owing to my wonderful acads:

10th : 91.8

12th : 67.8

B.Tech : 62.7 with a back thrown in as well

Being from a core branch like Electrical, almost 80% of the Junta was opting for GATE. The coaching for the GATE exams started in June, with almost 5-6 hour classes being held daily. In comparison, the nearby TIME centre was going to start classes for CAT with alternate days 2-hour classes. Needless to say, that was it! The decision was made purely keeping in mind the convenience and the ease of going to the classes! Also, I had registered for CAT (while I was in my 3rd year) for testing the unchartered territories of MBA entrance examinations. The result was nowhere near to what I had expected:

CAT Oct 2013 : 88.xx %ile

I became a bit over-confident. I was sure of scoring 95 %ile in the next CAT exam. IMT-G was my dream college (my hometown being Ghaziabad). The next year I started skipping classes, missed (or didn't want to give) all but two of the AIMCATs. Performance in those two was dismal : 85 %ile and 67 %ile. I didn't give the remaining mocks, being afraid of the fact that I would touch new lows. With 2 months remaining, I became  much more serious in my preparation : gave all the sectional tests, and hoping against hope that I would touch that magical figure of 95 which would  fetch me a call from IMT-G. The CAT 2015 exam went well : attempted around 65 questions. All the score predictors were indicating 97-98 percentile. I was happy. Then came the result, again nowhere near to what I had expected:

CAT Nov 2014 : 89.xx %ile

All of my dreams were shattered. Didn't want to give any more exams. Meanwhile, my self esteem was also on an all-time low after being rejected by companies during on campus placements. I was rejected 5 times in total (including TCS two times!!, AQ, Honda Motors, Sterlite). Wasn't even allowed to sit for Wipro, Tata Chemicals, etc. owing to my 62.7% marks in B.Tech. I had also registered for other exams such as XAT, SNAP, etc.

Didn't want to give XAT (the toughest of all). However, my mother insisted and said to not miss any exam. Gave XAT with nothing on my mind. Attempted the paper randomly. Didn't think twice before answering any question. Marked the answers even if I was 20% sure . Heck I even correctly attempted a probability question ( a topic which I hadn't touched since my IIT preparation days). The Result, again, nowhere near to what I had expected :

XAT 2015 : 98.97 %ile : astonished:

I didn't knew if it was for real or not. I had all three calls : BM, HRM and GMBA. This was the period in my life (from the day of the result until my GD/PI) during which I gave my all. I knew I could not afford to lose now. Gave both the GDPIs. They went well. In both the PIs, the interviewers were all along pulling my leg and asking questions about my low grads and 12th marks. However, I was able to somehow convince them otherwise . I was sure of a convert, esp. in HRM, as that interview had went exceptionally well (compared to my last 5-6 interviews). The final result:

REJECT in All Three Programs

I was back to square-one. Smoked around  15-20 cigarettes that day in my hostel room. Later that evening, things took  a quick turn and XL declared the published results as void, owing to some errors on their part. The updated results were to come within 2-3 days. This time though, I did not have any expectations. Was prepared to handle rejects in all three again. However to my surprise, on the result day, there was some encouragement for me  as I was waitlisted in all three programs (more than 200 in all three). I was satisfied with myself for coming so close to a coveted seat in one of the best B-Schools in the country.  One and half months of waiting, and here I am thanking all those 288 people who have decided to pursue their dreams elsewhere.  

Finally converted HRM at XLRI : A journey that started in January ends on a sweet note in June!

PS. : Never ever miss an Exam (I even gave GATE 2015 !! didn't qualify though )

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