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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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QA : 19 (13A/7C) (No words )

LR : 42 (21A/15C) (Some words maybe )

VA :  82 (32A/28C)

OA : 143 (66A/50C)

Have this tendency for 3 mocks now .... Can some one please give some pointers for quant? I need to push my score to at least 50 in Quant ...

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  • Never mind @Never_settle, you are still well on your way .... 21m.
Die-hard Gooner @rikku20 537

Never mind @Never_settle, you are still well on your way to ruling the world.

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[2015] [OFFICIAL] IMS Mocks Scores & Discussion - SIMCATS Proctored and Unproctored

The official thread for discussion, sharing scores, strategies for SIMCATS (2015-16)

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D  guys did ananyone heard about cl boot camp???  Any idea is it worth or not?? 

  • I attended the boot camp last year in delhi .. 2h.
  • if you have a decent prep for CAT then you should join ca.... 2h.
Use your eyes to see the needs, and use your talents to meet them  
akshay gupta @HappyAkshay

I attended the boot camp last year in delhi .

akshay gupta @HappyAkshay

if you have a decent prep for CAT then you should join cause around 7 full days goes in there. surely you would learn something extra and good tips

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The Art of writing SOP

Hello Junta... :smiley: Hope u all had a great festival & now, its time to get back to those books!!! I have been get...

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PhD/FPM 2015

For the upcoming Phd/FPM admission season of 2015. It is expected to provide a platform for discussions pertaining to...

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hey can a student(pgdm) from a very new clg apply to phd..??  i heard that a clg should be atleast 5 yrs old.. pls guide...

oracle it is.. 

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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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Hey puys n pirls, This forum is meant for detailed discussion of the CL mocks 2014. One can feel free to ask anything...

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Puys I need some advice..... 

Currently I am getting 90-92%ile in bull mocks. (I know they are free and unreliable). I have to still to give mocks of CL which I will start from this week. 

What should be my plan of course considering the final 50 days? (I Started preparation late but I am clear with my fundas in Quant, LR, DI and VA but face difficulty in grammar portion).

Any valuable suggestion is welcomed.  

  • basics of grammar can be worked with Wren & Martin its ve.... 2d.
  • *stages. 2d.
A warrior does not give up what he loves, he finds the love in what he does.  
A S @aseth1985 514

basics of grammar can be worked with Wren & Martin its very helpful...also .try to work on strengths during last states of preps rather than worrying abt weakness

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I've given AIMCAT 1609 as a 'Missed AIMCAT',so I'm not getting the percentile scores for each section and also the overall percentile.Can anybody help me out?These are my scores.





  • i meant QA around 85, DI around 90, VA more than 95 (roug.... 5h.
Nitesh Kumar @nitesh.kumar 3

i meant QA around 85, DI around 90, VA more than 95 (rough entimates)

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bull mock 29 . OA 192 . QA ( 30C/1W) 89  , DILR (23C/2W) 67 , VA (16C/12W) 36. poor accuracy . found DI/LR 2 sets to be tough..guys suggest something for Verbal . i have taken a mock after a long break and now such a poor show in verbal.

  • nice score in qa :smiley:. 2d.
  • Bhai qa mein kya khaake baithe the bata do... 5h.
@saurabh_kokad 1

Bhai qa mein kya khaake baithe the bata do..

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Q50 -

Approximately, what percentage of the population are policemen in Italy...

How to calculate the number of policemen per 100,000 people?

  • Number of policeman is the diameter of bubble, from that .... 7h.
kaustav gupta @kaustavt 6

Number of policeman is the diameter of bubble, from that we can conclude that number of policeman in Italy is approximately equal to sum of policeman of France and Belgium (by observing the number of blocks covered at farthest points of bubble)

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Official Thread For RC Discussion CAT 2015

RC's can be potential game changers for your VA score ! So let's begin with our RC preparation for CAT 2015 !

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It has become something of a literary cliche to bash the thesaurus, or at the very least, to warn fellow writers that it is a book best left alone. Some admonitions might be blunt, others wistful, as with Billy Collins musing on his rarely opened thesaurus. But beyond the romantic anthropomorphizing of words needing to break free from 'the warehouse of Roget', what of Collins' more pointed criticism, that 'there is no/such thing as a synonym'? That would suggest that the whole enterprise of constructing a thesaurus is predicated on a fiction.

It is only a fiction if one holds fast to the notion that synonyms must be exactly equivalent in their meaning, usage and connotation. Of course, under this strict view, there will never be any 'perfect' synonyms. No word does exactly the job of another. In the words of the linguist Roy Harris, 'If we believe there are instances where two expressions cannot be differentiated in respect of meaning, we must be deceiving ourselves.'

But the synonyms that we find gathered together in a thesaurus are typically more like siblings that share a striking resemblance. 'Brotherly' and 'fraternal,' for instance. Or 'sisterly' and 'sororal.' They may correspond well enough in meaning, but that should not imply that one can always be substituted for another. Consulting a thesaurus to find these closely related sets of words is only the first step for a writer looking for le mot juste: the peculiar individuality of each would-be synonym must then be carefully judged. Mark Twain knew the perils of relying on the family resemblance of words: 'Use the right word,' he wrote, 'not its second cousin.'

No matter how tempting the metaphor, though, words are not people. We cannot run genetic tests on them to determine their degrees of kinship, and a thesaurus is not a pedigree chart. We can, nonetheless, look to it as a guidebook to help us travel around the semantic space of our shared lexicon, grasping both the similarities that bond words together and the nuances that differentiate them.

(1) Which of the following is the primary purpose of the passage?

A.To outline and examine the validity of the criticisms levied against the thesaurus.

 B.To demonstrate that the thesaurus is not a collection of synonyms but a collection of related words.                                                  

 C.To argue that despite the criticism against it the thesaurus can still be a useful tool to understand the relationship between words.

 D. To highlight the futility of trying to find the perfect synonym.

(2) Which of the following is synonymous with 'predicated' as it is used in the last sentence of the first paragraph?

A. compromised

B. grounded

C. tethered 

D. balanced

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  • 2\. D. 7h.
CAT 2015 :(:(:( 

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The PaGaLGuY Dream Team 2015

There are many who desire and a few who deserve. There are many who get bogged down under pressure and a few who flou...

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All the best to DT 15 :) 

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  • Atb for Summers. 1d.
  • @pheonix2013 same to you :smiley: when is the process s.... 7h.
PGP 2015-2017 IIM Lucknow || DT'14 || CAT'13-99.43 || CAT'14-99.86 
ayush jain @a-jay 1,065

@pheonix2013 same to you when is the process starting or already done?

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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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Hey guys, I am working in an IT sector. I give SIMCATS every 2 days. Can someone share his number coz I desperately need someone to compete to enhance my scores. 

Its a win-win situation for me as well as the other guy who shares. SO kindly share if you are cool with it.

  • check ur inbox... 1d.
  • pm u. check it. 7h.

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possibility of IIM call despite poor school results

no chance if you are from general category.. and you might get a call from new iims but it will be next to impossible...

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I am female from general category 10th- 84% 12th- 84% BE7.3% No work experience. Is it possible to score decent percentile in 75 days of preparation, and how much I have to score to get into new IIM? Shall I register for CAT 2015 ? Pls reply me asap, -

  • I would suggest you give cat, xat and other related exami.... 1d.
  • thanks :smiley:. 8h.
blue phantom @bluephantom 10

I would suggest you give cat, xat and other related examinations to maximize your chances. XLRI doesn't give a high weightage to past academics. So you have a good chance if you do well in the exam. All this is my personal opinion though.

I am studying in XLRI with a score of 83.xx% in 10th, 79.xx in 12 and 7.37 percentile in graduation. All the best for all your exams  :) 

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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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[2015] Mock Score Repository

Hi All , Kindly post your Mock score here to gauge your performance against the elitist of the lot. Guidelines :...

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TEST NAME ___QA%ile___LRDI%ile___VA%ile___OA%ile____AIR

New Pattern


O_CAT-01______99.8______99.9______93.2____99.91____AIR 5

CL  (ID : 10222348)

MockCAT - 09 ___99.82____99.97_____94.4____99.96____AIR 3

MockCAT - 10  ___99.81____99.79_____90.13____99.95____AIR 4

MockCAT - 12  ___99.95____99.81_____96.26____100_____AIR 1

MockCAT - 14  ___99.94____99.75_____96.02____99.98____AIR 2

IMS (PIN : 1333422)

SIMCAT-06_____99.95_____99.91_____84.22____99.93____AIR 11

SIMCAT-07_____99.90_____96.68_____96.74____99.79____AIR 19

SIMCAT-08_____97.79_____99.93_____90.74____99.46____AIR 76

SIMCAT-09_____99.90_____99.12_____89.74____99.73____AIR 36


Old Pattern

CL  (ID : 10222348)

Mock CAT - 01______98.6______45.1______94.0_____NA

Mock CAT - 02_____99.65_____93.2______99.7_____AIR 4

Mock CAT - 03______100______98.2_____100______AIR 1

Mock CAT - 05_____99.91_____82.51_____99.04____AIR 35

Mock CAT - 06_____99.90_____96.65____99.79_____AIR 6

Mock CAT - 08_____99.96_____97.62_____99.96____AIR 2

IMS (PIN : 1333422)

SIMCAT-01______99.98______77.56______99.22____AIR 123

SIMCAT-02______100.0______98.15______99.99____AIR 2

SIMCAT-03______99.95______93.68______99.9____AIR 17

BULL MOCK ( Roll No. :  1215000035 )

Bull Mock 01_____99.37______97.05______99.37_____AIR 3

Bull Mock 02_____99.85______98.62______99.85_____AIR 1

Bull Mock 03_____99.82______99.82______99.82_____AIR 1

Bull Mock 07_____100.0______81.00______100.0_____(Missed Test)


DashCAT- 01_____100.0______92.6______99.47______AIR 2

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  • @hksparadox bhai kaash :smiley:. 8h.
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hey, i enrolled in aimcat enhanced series, but i have got video solutions for only 1 or 2 aimcats till date..has anyone else faced this problem or are the video solutions available for everyone for all the aimcats?

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CAT 2015 Aspirants

I wanted to join TIME institute's super-long term course for CAT '15\\. I want to prepare with a relaxed mind. I'm ba...

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Hey everybody, please tell me where i get the list of colleges which starts registration process

a) before CAT.

b) after we get our CAT result.

also tell me why some colleges starts registration even we not have CAT score in our hand.

  • -to make money. 11h.