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Pokhran-II, the series of five nuclear bomb test explosions, what was the code name of this operation?


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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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  • If you will consider final positions of Amar, Bhavan and .... 35m.
  • 2\. side = 60. 13m.
pasari.shivam
Shivam Pasari @pasari.shivam 27

If you will consider final positions of Amar, Bhavan and Chetan, a rectangle will be formed if a perpendicular is dropped on BC (M) from the final pos of Amar. Now one side of this rectangle will be 2 * 12 cos60.

and since the distance covered by B is 36, 36 = 12 + BM

BM= 24

now length of side = 24 + 12 + 24 = 60

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(OFFICIAL) TIME AIMCATS TEST SERIES 2015

THIS THREAD WOULD BE USED TO DISCUSS THE SCORES & STRATEGIES OF TIME AIMCATS 2015,BOTH INVIGILATED & UNINVIGILATED M...

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1614 booking open! Non - invigilated. Help yourself!

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  • mail kaha se aaya. 5m.
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SIMCAT 2.0

QA-55(19C 2W 1W-FIB) Used to be my forte once 

LR/DI-57(19C 2W-FIB)

VA/RC-53(19C 4W 2W-FIB)

OA-165 A balanced one I wud say!! :) 

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Waiting Waiting @good_enough 214

Cent Percent Perfect !  

anshuji
Jim Morrison @anshuji 215

Didnt know I could have 53 in VA without any LR..lets c what happens with time?

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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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NAIL THE RCs

Well I am no expert but I use certain techniques by which I nail about 3-4 RCs in each mock. I am not that good in Quant so I try to maximise my verbal section through RCs.

. Techniques that I follow , some of them are:-

1) First, remove the fear that RCs are negative marks accumulators.

2) Read two editorials per day from www.aldaily.com and the newspaper.

3) Try and read novels-good old classics should help.

Now the RC bit

1) If you don't like the initial line of the RC don't proceed then, solve it at the very end if you have time or completely leave it. This liking is similar to the feeling you get when you choose your girlfriend over another girl. Jokes apart, this is important

2) When you are reading your RC, stop looking at the clock, read slowly but steadily. If verbal is your weaker section then you must attempt 2Rcs to the bare minimum , so yes you have time. If you complete the other questions and have 25 min left for your RCs then you can knock of two of them completely. So don't panic.

3) Don't look here are there. Read it at a stretch and slowly. Put two fingers in your ears and read if possible but get the facts in your head.

4) After reading the entire passage summarise the gist in your head for about 30sec and then proceed to the questions.

5) Read the question-each question at-least two times if not thrice. Try to understand what is being asked and get to the part of the passage from where the question loiters about. Read that part again. don't worry about the time. Two options shall be damn close. If you have clicked the obvious then stare at the screen and contradict yourself . If you can't Convince yourself to change the response click on that.

6) Treat RCs as the father of critical reasoning questions. We aren't afraid of ghosts, we are afraid of the dark. So change the term!!! Call the RCs " Long CRs" It worked for me.

7) If you have no idea regarding an answer even after following all the other steps, leave that question. -1 se behataar zero hain. : stuck_out_tongue:

8) For those who are lacking the appetite to solve RCs i suggest you to practise from www.rcprep.com. If you are really poor at solving RCs I suggest you to take 12min per rc and solve two of them correctly. matlab 7*3=21 is better than 6*3-7=11, if you get what I mean.

9) Last but not the least, as the saying goes : " Shop till you drop. " Practise till you literally drop. RCs are like DI , only a bit complex. They aren't as straightforward as DIs and ajke din me sabhi googly hi daalte hain. So we should all get used to it :3

10) Always read the passage first and then answer the questions. But if you see that only 4 or 3 minutes are left and you have nothing else to do. Go look for the other passages and skim for direct factual questions like :" What does the author say when we meant this word? " or " What was the reason behind this" or "meaning of word". Such questions you can solve easily if you find the part of the passage from where it is taken. skim through the passage fast. the idea is to hold on to your nerves. again nahi hua toh thik hain lekin -1 nahi chahiye. if you find out the part and if you are absolutely sure, then mark it. this is the only time when you should read the question first and the passage later

PS:- THIS ARTICLE IS ENTIRELY COMPOSED BY ME AND REFLECTS MY VIEWS ONLY, ON HOW TO TACKLE RCs. THEY MAY NOT BE THE BEST WAY TO DEAL WITH IT BUT IT WORKS FOR ME. JUST THOUGHT MAYBE MY PROCESS WOULD HELP SOME PEOPLE, SO POSTED.AGAIN I AM NO EXPERT.

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pasari.shivam
Shivam Pasari @pasari.shivam 27

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2YmyREwMBTvVTczT1lHU0ctYlk/view?usp=sharing

I think this is the best book to practice RC. rcprep's RCs are not so good. 

makrandsdhrkr
mak deharkar @makrandsdhrkr 9

why in rcprep when i solve a rc and submit it...it does give me answer but switches to new rc plz tell coz i m stuck for number of times

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[Official] [2014-16] FMS Delhi: Aspirants Admissions Discussion

Hi All, Welcome to the official discussion forum of FMS Delhi 2014-16 discussions. The Red Building of dreams as we a...

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last waiting list converted in GEN  Cat in 8th list 

  • 199 was converted in 7th ..... 10m.
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Hi Guys, 

I am preparing myself for the CAT'15. I have been switching between Quants, verbal and critical reasoning sections. The problem I face is to what depth should I have to prepare? How should I strengthen myself in a particular section ?? 

One more question. I have a work experience of abt 3 yrs till date. Will executive MBA serve as a good course for me? Or is it ideal to go for the 2 yr course? 

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Am targetting CAT 2016

10th - 96%

12th - 86%

grad - 7.7 cgpa

Category : SC

Ofc i should target a CAT score as high as possible. But whats the minimum percentile required to get a call from the older IIMs considering i have 2 years work ex in automobile sector.?

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Para Jumbles

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A.In 1999, Wipro had a net profit of Rs 176 crore, Infosys Rs 144 crore.

B.Astonishingly, Wipro and Infosys are not big companies by conventional Indian standards, let alone international ones.

C.But the fixed assets of Wipro are just Rs 450 crore, and of Infosys only Rs 169 crore.

D.In Rajiv Gandhi's time, a larger industrial house was defined as one having fixed assets of Rs 500 crore, which at today's prices would be around Rs 2,000 crore.

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(Declared) CAT 2014 Results

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IIFT Kolkata this year (or) job as a Business Analyst (Salary ~ 10 lpa)? 2 years of work ex. 80+ in 10th/12th and UnderGrad.

Which is the preferable route?

My only concern being that i'll be around 3 years workex by next year, which just might act as a deterrent

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  • A C @aruncy how many freshers are joined bro??. 3h.
  • Go for the job bro. 1h.
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Hii

Please suggest me a good institute in delhi ncr for CAT preparation.

I want a short term classroom course( 3/3.5 months) for CAT'15

Which of the institutes in Delhi NCR provide this type of short term classroom course ?

Thanks in advance 

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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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Hi guys.. I have a 3 years experience in market research (of which, about 1 year if from a reputed analyst firm). I have made it to the waiting list for IIM Vizag (Wait List 8). If anyone has an idea, should I expect this waiting list to be cleared in subsequent rounds? Also, will it be worth it to join the institute for a person with 3 years work ex? Please guide. Thanks in advance.

  • bro plz share d link where u r checking ur waitlist no.. 3h.
praveshpooniya
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bro plz share d link where u r checking ur waitlist no.

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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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Hello Friends,

I am looking for your guidance with regards to FPM.

I am working in IT sector since 5 years. Below is my profile summary:

10th - 60%                                                                                              

12th-72%                                                                                                  

B.Tech-72%                                                                                            

Actually, I completed my B.Tech in year 2007. After its completion i was in teaching sector in one of the engineering college for almost 3 years.Then I switched to corporate and currently working with reputed organization. I am very much eager to do FPM in Information Systems. I know that academic background is average one but i am confident that i can get good score in CAT.Can you please help me to understand what are my chances of grabbing FPM seat after going through my profile summary. Looking forward for a response from you lovely people.

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  • Thanks, for your great help. Can you please help me from .... 3h.
IIMAscholar
Inside IIMA @IIMAscholar 4,942

@24sach A good score in CAT is a necessity.  Looking up journals is not, but highly recommended.

24sach
@24sach

Thanks, for your great help. Can you please help me from where i can refer the Journals in IS area.

Thanks once again for your prompt response.

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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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Naye pattern wale bull mock konse test se hain.Tell for both bull cat as well as bull mock cat..

Be the change you wish to see in the world||GMAT 730|| 

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Second Stage (GD/GE/PI/WAT) Shortlist Announcement for IIM-L (Released)

The shortlist for IIM-L has been released. Visit http://www.iiml.ac.in/?page_id=1954 to find out if you've made it. S...

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(OFFICIAL) CL MOCK CAT SERIES 2015

THIS THREAD WOULD BE USED TO DISCUSS SCORES AND STRATEGIES FOR THE CL MOCK CAT SERIES 2015,BOTH PROCTORED&UNPROCTORED...

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Guys, I have a petition for you all. Pls read this.

Vis-a-vis CAT 2015 notification and the change of pattern in the exam, all the coaching institutes are putting commendable efforts in re-designing their mocks and providing them in the new pattern in the earliest possible time. IMS has already given Simcat 2.0!! Hat tip to IMS for this and also for the fact that they are going to provide all the procs as well as unprocs in the new format...which actually sums up to some 30 odd tests. Which is quite satisfying.

Now comes the concern for writing this elaborate post, it is the announcement made by CL. They have proclaimed, and quite candidly, that only 13 new mocks is going to be "OPTIMUM" for practice in these 4 months. That actually is a fluke if u realise that it doesn't even guarantee 1 mock/week!!  And when I mailed them regarding this they had a very disturbing reply.

Anyway I wanted to know all you CL test-takers' opinion regarding this. Is 13 new mocks really "OPTIMUM" for you over a span of 4 final months or you have other expectations like me?? Find below the number of mocks that you expect from the costliest test series provider-Career Launcher.

P.S.- If u support the cause and have a similar concern, kindly mail CL at this mail id and voice your concern.              gautam.bawa@careerlauncher.com

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[2015-17] Official FMS Discussions Page

*FMS Tracker : * https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IhuLl6Mg6jrkOhMvNrKBkovJCaKcvlH0Yn5FN0E_HVw/edit#gid=973562...

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Converted in the 8th list.

What can be the possible drawbacks of joining so late? Also, I am confused between FMS and IIMK. Kindly help.

  • Don't worry, you wont face much problem, you just have to.... 1d.
  • Dude all the best. Hate to say it but we will actually mi.... 12h.
Calls: IIM I,K, New IIMs, SPJIMR, SJSoM,IIT-D, NITIE; Converts: IIM I,K, NITIE, IIT-D. WL: SP ,SJMSoM 
Samvathsar
Rajiv Gundi @Samvathsar 66

Don't worry, you wont face much problem, you just have to cope-up with few things. 

aruncy
A C @aruncy 195

Dude all the best. Hate to say it but we will actually miss you here

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CAREER LAUNCHER PROCTORED,UNPROCTORED MOCK 2014

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