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OA: 105 

QA: 47 (25A,18C) 

VA: 58 (30A, 22C)  

Distribution of Time is a big factor..

Couldn't even touch 15-20 odd Quant questions due to just attempting one particular DI.  

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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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2x+3y+4z= 45,

y>x>z , what is the number of solution possible for the equation ?

Approach ??

  • Y lies between 2 and 15, moreover it cannot be even.....l.... 2h.
  • I went with the same approach ..!! was just expecting if .... 1h.
Coriander Son @MakeINdharavi 82

Y lies between 2 and 15, moreover it cannot be even.....leaves just 3/5/7/9/11/13, with y= 3 and 5 even the max. Value of the function ceases to reach is doable in half a minute. So to answer your question, i have no better approaxh than this

Positivity .. @saiko112 16

I went with the same approach ..!! was just expecting if any good approach for this type of calculations.. anyways Thanks

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[2015-2017] IIM Shillong PI Shortlist Discussions - Official Page

Greetings from Public Relations Cell, IIM Shillong! IIM Shillong PI Shortlist has been declared and can be accessed ...

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when will the new campus of iim s start??

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  • The work is still in progress, but batch 2015 might not b.... 2h.
Cheena Pasrija @Cheena_Pasrija 63

The work is still in progress, but batch 2015 might not be able to shift till the first year at least.

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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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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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I have seen many people asking about their converts and college comparison. PLease take 2 minutes out and fill this tracker .

Please understand, it is not for me, but the following batch and i don't want them to face difficulty, only because this batch was lousy to take out 2 minutes

Ps- Your name is not required and it is okay if you dont want to share, but please  write your usernames. I have seen many regulars here who still havent filled in their usernames on tracker. 

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Hello friends, I am new to cat preparation. And I am really not sure abt MBA college standings. A friend of mine said after IIMs it's like XLRI SPJAIN NITIE MDI IIN NMIMS. Is it so?

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  • @mayank030 by placing IIN so low in the list you just mis.... 3h.
@sumish1892 1

@mayank030 by placing IIN so low in the list you just missed a karma point... it should be placed way ahead of IIMs... factors being roi, huge alumni base and multi-specialisation(like economics + bio) . although you may never get to know whats the use of studing such things altogether...;-)

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request to the guys who converted A/B/C/L/FMS/XL/MDI/IIFT and those who don't want to attend interview process of PGDBA(joka/IIT kgp/ISI), plz deregister from the process.....for the sake of humanity. For the same, plz contact

a) Email :

b) Phone : 033 - 2467 9178 (10 am to 5.30 pm

  • Can someone tell more abt this course ?. 6h.
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When we are called for counselling?

  • I am going to offc 2morrow and again conirm the same. 8h.
  • I think it is to be held in the mid of May... as @Joey1 .... 4h.
Parijat Sinha @pari864 8

I am going to offc 2morrow and again conirm the same

@sumish1892 1

I think it is to be held in the mid of May... as @Joey1  too told us this several times on this thread... and going by the information given on their website counselling for the session 2013-15 was held in the mid of May and last year too it was held around mid of May... so it seems to be their usual schedule... 

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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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I have 95.37 percentile in CET

Category OMS General 

Any chance I could get a college through counselling? 

  • Which ones?. 4h.
  • Try for Lala Mumbai, IIMP, MIT. 4h.

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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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A: Horrific Interview- Reject

C: More than a decent interview- Reject

L: next to a horrible interview- Convert

Now comes the serious L/FMS dilemma.

Profile: X-91.57, XII-87.5, Cgpa-7.565 (72.xx%). Fresher, engg, JU. Interests: Any specialization other than Consultancy/General Management, haven't zeroed in on anything specific yet. Inputs will be appreciated. Please.

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  • FMS : Marketing IIM L : Rest of the MBA specializations,.... 13h.
  • Thank you all :smiley:. 4h.
CAT 14: 99.93 || Rejects: B (no call) , A, C. Pretty much sums up the year for me. 
Saurabh Raina @Dante_ftw1 1,542

FMS : Marketing

IIM L : Rest of the MBA specializations, GM/Consulting much better than FMS

FMS : Cost of MBA (including stay at PG) : 4-6 lakh

IIM L : Cost of MBA 10~lakh

FMS : Best ROI, location advantage, good initial placements, small batch size (You will realize it soon how important this can be).

IIM L : Decent ROI, IIM brand name helps in future, good initial placements, better campus life (hostel life), much better infrastructure.

So you decide. 

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the sum of the digits of a four digit number, consisting of non-zero digits, is a perfect square. The number formed by the first two digits and the number formed by the last two digits are perfect squares. If the number itself is a perfect square, then the difference between the second and the third digits of the number is?

  • calculating squares is quite easy with this trick......Fo.... 4h.
  • i simply made pairs of 2 digit square numbers that add up.... 4h.
Coriander Son @MakeINdharavi 82

calculating squares is quite easy with this trick......For any two digit number (say AB) between 25 and 75, the square will be CDEF where EF are the last two digits of (50-AB)^2 and CD is equal to AB-25 {or AB-25+the hundredth place digit of (50-AB)^2 if any}..........For any two digit number (say AB) between 75 and 100, the square will be CDEF where EF are the last digits of (100-AB)^2  and CD is equal to 2*AB-100 {or 2*AB-100+the hundredth place digit of (100-AB)^2 if any}

Sumi Jain @smilewithsumi 149

i simply made pairs of 2 digit square numbers that add up to give a square. was left with 4 options(1636,1681,2536,2581) in around 40 sec. had to do some multiplications to eliminate the other 3( almost 30-40 secs more). Thats why i asked for a shortcut 

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Any watsapp or facebook group for ppl who are joining this session?

  • Also add me on 9019261263. 5h.
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1) The management is very poor in handling the course and the students . They don't have any resources to run a b- school.

2)They hardly provide 25 hours on each subject , means they keep constant pressure on teacher to complete the course within this time.They even ask teachers to delete the topic if it requires more time.

3) In prospectus they write something else but in class they do something else.Everything is fake in BSE institute.At the time of admission tall promises are made but believe me everything is fake.

4)As far as the placement are concern the avg package is 2.5lac and that to in sales profile  means you have to sell insurance product etc . and that to is not sure that will they be able to provide you with that or not  because they were are not able to provide students for internship so what can you expect for the placement.Not a single student was place by the institute, all the students have got placement by their personal references.

5)The value of BSE institute is very poor in the market and the companies which come for placement ask for NSE certifications in the interview for placement.

6)And by the way all the student have got selected who have fill the application form , in my class many student have not even utter a single word in group discussion but then also they got selected.

7) Even i was very excited to take admission because of the brand value of BSE but seriously now I regret a lot.

8) Earlier the institute was having a tie-up with IGNOU but due to bad quality of teaching they took back their affiliation ,after that they  became autonomous. Now they have come  with new scheme of the Chitkara university to fool the students. 

9) I will suggest you do a 1yr full time program from NSE or go for a normal MBA or PGDM in finance. The best would be CFA.

10) for any details mail me

Plz talk to the students first before taking the admission because BSE institute ltd don't refund the fee at any cost.


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@ankitsna throw some light on PGP-HRM program at MDI regarding summers, type of campus placements and quality of profiles/roles offered? thanks in advance!!!

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Your mettle lies in the kettle of your dreams!  

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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 to find out if you've made it. S...

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Hello everyone!Greetings from LBSIM!

The official placement report is out. Please click at the link below.

LBSIM is of the best B schools for placements in all streams of MBA such as human resource, finance, marketing and others. So get into it! B School Placement Reports-Best Management Colleges,Best B school In Delhi


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  • @lakshaykhatri And btw we are not here to entertain you .... 17h.
  • @lakshay khatri bro m an aspirant just as u and i must te.... 5h.
Media and Communication Cell,LBSIM 
Vishal Vohra @Vishal1784 67

@lakshaykhatri  And btw we are not here to entertain you guys, if you're so concerned about what "India wants to know", then I'm sure that are a lot of issues that concern India right now that are way more important. Please divert your attention there too. 

This forum is for addressing queries, if you are here to have a gala time then please refrain. I would request you to not crack jokes at the cost of the institute.

Prithvi Ahluwalia @prithvi_cat 11

@lakshay khatri bro m an aspirant just as u and i must tell u that no college gives the full list of recruiters coming to th campus u may check the reports of tapmi and fore.There is no need to state that lbsim is hiding something infact they have listed the most number of companies which visited the campus.So just relax and have faith on the institute u r about to join

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College Selection dilemma: Compare colleges on the basis of specialisation and state the reasons for your choices

Ok Puys now since most of the colleges would be coming out with their set of lists of converts I am sure many of us w...

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Which one is Better K J SIMSR/Goa Institute Of Management/WE School/ IFMR

  • GIM tops the brand name list in these. IFMR no idea. KJ i.... 28 Mar.
  • KJ is best... then GIM.... reest no need if u have these 2. 5h.
H K @harmanzzz.kalra 4

GIM tops the brand name list in these. IFMR no idea. KJ if ROI is a concern. 

DETERMINED NOW @getgoingmba 42

KJ is best... then GIM.... reest no need if u have these 2

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"The paradox of asking a masked man who is he. But for this most auspicious nights, permit me then, in lieu of most commonplace soubriquet, to suggest the character of this dramatis persona."

What is 'sobriquet' in the above sentence referring to?

  • V for Vendetta :grin: well his nicknale was V ..he say.... 5h.
music freak @TheMusicFreak 367

V for Vendetta

well his nicknale was V ..he says in place of telling you my nickname let me suggest you the character of this dramatis persona ..and then he starts his "V" speech

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hi puys.. need your suggestion on this.  i gave my cat 2014 and it was a very disappointing performance with just 81 percentile. I got calls from the new IIM's and my results are yet to come. currently i m working in IT and have 22 months of work ex. off late my work is getting really hectic and i work for almost 12 hrs everyday. I am planning to quit for my job and prepare for cat 2015. is this a bad move ? if so wat are the problems that i would face other than me screwing up cat ? or should i go for the last 6 IIM's if at all i get one ?  my profile Xth - 83 , XIIth - 91 , B.E - 7.1 , work ex - 22 months as of now , not much in extra curricular , NC-OBC. 

need your help on this puys.. really confused

  • @imval ya i get it. Thanks a lot bro.. 18h.
  • Dont quit the job.. CAT is a big gamble.. you might even .... 5h.
Rajaguru K @Raj-aki 1

@imval ya i get it. Thanks a lot bro.

sachin blitz @sachin_blitz 99

Dont quit the job.. CAT is a big gamble.. you might even end up scoring lesser than what you did this time!!!! Joining NGO won't do you much good as far as handling the topic of quitting the job is concerned during the interviews IMO.