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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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Guys how do i make payment using e challan ?

  • download e-chalan , take out its printout , fill in the r.... 4m.
  • From where do i download the e challan?. 1m.
Ashna Gupta @ashnag370

download e-chalan , take out its printout , fill in the required details , deposit the fee in the nearby branch of AXIS BANK , keep ur student's copy of e-challan  intact n secure


From where do i download the e challan?

805 CAT DMS IITM Chennai

DoMS,IIT Madras 2013-15 GT-PI Shortlist out!

Hi Puys, The GT/PI shortlist for MBA Admissions 2013-15 at DoMS, IIT Madras is OUT! Find the shortlist info at: http:...

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percentile range to get call letter from iitm?

  • It was more a profile based selection than purely cat pe.... 1m.
  • but again expect it above 95.. 1m.
prabhat mishra @prabhat.mani 9

It was more a profile based selection than purely  cat percentile based.

prabhat mishra @prabhat.mani 9

but again expect it above 95.

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Hello, Math is my weak point. So far, i haven't been able to solve at the least  problems consecutively. I'm good at calculating but then again i need to brush up m formulas. Can someone guide me please.

  • Hi Mounica..the first thing that you need to do is make s.... 2m.
Prashant Chadha @prashant.chadha 84

Hi Mounica..the first thing that you need to do is make sure your basics are in place..calculations is one part of the larger puzzle..start with one topic (number system or arithmetic) and practice problems from these areas..start with RS agarwal for practice..what the book will do is provide you sufficient practice of basic level problems..this would make sure your concepts are solidified and coupled with that, it will ensure that you gain some confidence in the subject..once you are done with this, then you move to the next step..

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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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I had my interview on 15th feb in Delhi. During registration, the id i showed was not accepted as it did not have my full name on it and they asked me to scan and mail my other valid id which has my full name along with my call letter on the admissions mail id. I did the same on 16th. I called the AO on 20th and they told me that when the team is back they will revert to me. I am really concerned about the same as I did not get any reply. Please suggest what do i do?

  • Dear candidate, we will get back to you soon. Do not worry.. 3m.
Cheena Pasrija @Cheena_Pasrija 46

Dear candidate, we will get back to you soon. Do not worry.

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New IIM, Bangalore 1st march, 1.30 slot.

WAT Experience

National heroes are created and destroyed by government. Should we revisit our history?

PI Experience

I was the 1st person for interview. 

No of panelists - 3(1 Lady 55+, 2 Gentlemen 45+(very friendly and smiling) and 35+(serious),  

1. Started with WAT discussion for 5 min. Question on Veer Savarkar being national hero, had no idea. 

2.Introduction (question on btec mechatronics),about subject, more interested in placement. About collage.

3. Question on mythology who is garudas father (no clue), indras vahan, vishnu vahan etc. Books on mythology by Ranjit Desai (although knew but unable to recollect at that time)

4. A lot about job profile.

5. Out of the blue 3D printing and current development. I said I am sorry unaware of this go and research on this. Satisfied.

6. A lot about land acquisition law and why its needed. They were expecting exact technical terms which I was not able to give. Any ways they were satisfied by my explanation.

7. Nandigram violence in detail (initially I forgot they help in recollecting, then it went on for 5 mins). Who was the culprit personal view.

8. Life changing event. Both professional and personal.

9. How you prepared for PI I told finding out my strength and weakness. Started asking about strength and weakness.

10. Why MBA try to trap by saying since one never learn any thing in engineering collage course but learns only by industrial exp. MBA is same why to waste time.

1st Good bye . Do you have any question for us .............. said no. Again started.

11. Do TATA group support you while preparing for CAT.(somehow handled)

12. About family

 Final Good bye ...... approximately 20 mins.

Hope for best ............

It's amazing what you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit.

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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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IIM C interview experience: Please tell your opinion

Date:1/3/15 Bangalore  15 mins

3 panelists: M1, M2, F1 A- myself (As soon as I entered)

F1: What is your name? surname or name or fathers name?

A: X is my surname, Y is my name and Z is my fathers name

F1: Ok so you are a Marathi?

A: Yes Ma'am

F1: Ye Bas( sit down in Marathi)

A: replied in marathi and sat down( all 3 were smiling)

M1: So what does X mean?

A: It is our gotra and it is believed that Rishi Atreya was our ancestor

F1: Ok so we got to know new things that BITS is not there only in pilani..but has many campuses

A:Yes Ma'am 4 campuses ....

F1: Its OK don't explain IIT has 3500 grads you guys are still rare(smiling)

F1: So where are the new IIT's opening?

A: Karnataka , AP ( shouldn't have said AP)

F1: Where in Karnataka?

A: I'm not sure but I don't think they have mentioned it in the budget

F1: Where is the new IIM opening?

A: J&K

F1: Looked at my hobby ,, excitedly telling others see he is interested in national politics

F1: So tell me what will happen in the next few years in national poliics?

A:I will think for a moment(after 10 seconds) BJP will win most of the state elections in the next 2 years ...Interrupted

F1: Tell me where is BJP in power right now?

A: Told all states ... also the coalition partners( only missed Maharashtra?

F1: What about your state? A: Ohh.. sorry BJP is in coalition with Shivsena

F1: In the south?

A: only AP with TDP M2:Ok this we know ..tell me your opinion on why is the congress in such a state of debacle?

A: (again took a moment .. requested them to use the scratch pad .. noted down points) First reason is the people have lost faith in congress due to corruption scandals in UPA2 coal scam , 2G scam,etc Secondly they lack strong leadership and Rahul Gandhi is not being taken seriously by the people and frankly he has become more of a joke (all started laughing) And moreover...(interrupted)

M2: You are member of the congress working committee suggest new leader if not Rahul Gandhi?

A: I feel Priyanka Gandhi is an immediate option available

M2: Why?

A: Firstly , she is a very good orator . I have seen several of her speeches in Amethi Secondly, she has a clean image herself as she has not been part of politics Another factor which also increases her appeal in rural india is that she looks similar to Indira Gandhi which is though not a great factor but still important one in rural india and senior citizens .Many times I have seen elderly people coming to her putting there hand on her head and saying 'Meri Indira beti'

M2: Ok so you think being similar looking is an factor?

A: A minor one and also she has a fair idea of politics and governance being from Gandhi family and we need a strong figure like Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi to keep the congress together

Sir will also like to add another thing that the congress also needs to promote strong regional leaders if it has to achieve success again Like in Maharashtra congress won the 1991 polls as they had a strong state face in Sharad Pawar and that was a very important factor

M2: Ok so which books did you read in the past 6 months?

A: Not a big fan of reading books . I read general articles on internet,quora,etc

M2:So tell me what you read yesterday?

A:I read a philosophical article on existence of god .. it was a poem M2: Tell us

A:If god is willing but not able then how is he omnipotent

If god is able but not willing then he is he malevolent

If god is able as well as willing then where comes the evil

If he is neither able nor willing then why call him god? ( narrated in a very slow nice poetic way)

F1: this was like a puzzle

A: Yes Ma'am makes a good read

M2: So electronics.. You are the people responsible for semiconductors

A: yes sir

M2: tell what is a semiconductor? A: TOLD M2: what are holes? A: told

M2: Computers use semiconductor? A: Yes sir silicon

M2:So how does it work ? if temperature is raised? do we have an owen below the computer?
 A:Not exactly aware

M2: You told it conducts when temperature is raised do you even know what a semiconductor is?if temperature then what is doping?

A: Yes sir I know .. there are 2 types of semiconductors intrinsic and extrinsic .. I explained intrinsic and the one you are expecting is extrinsic ( then also explained extrinsic in detail)

OK thank you we are done

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  • just my guess reading through it. anyways was a good over.... 10h.
  • adi_bits \- Ah! This is the reason why you asked me to no.... 19m.
CAT 14 : QA 99.57 VA 99.32 OA 99.81  Calls:A,C,L,K,S,New IIM's 
Nishant Vohra @dehraduni 12

just my guess reading through it. anyways was a good overall interview especially with that philosophical thing

Aravindh P G @pgaravindhsf 26

adi_bits - Ah! This is the reason why you asked me to note your time  Good one  

44 CAT Amrita Coimbatore

(2015-17) Official Queries, Amrita School Of Business, All Campuses

We are happy to introduce the Official thread for MBA Admission 2015-2017 AMRITA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (ASB), Coimbatore...

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Why I lost everything running after CAT, but won't give CAT anymore!


I don't remember exactly when I logged in last time here at Pagalguy and to my surprise, the interface has changed lots. I really had a hard time figuring out how to post in the relevant sections and I hope I am posting it in the right section. I had been banned before at PG for posting stuffs so I hope I am posting it in the right section. First of all, why return to PG after so much time and post this today. Well, I was telling a junior of mine today if he has heard of He was asking online resources for CAT prep so to be honest, I could not think of anything else other than PG. Although, I still don't have a clue how to post a smiley here. Everything has changed here. (Coming from a PG veteran- Gaawd, I miss the smileys)

My tryst with CAT started in my third year of Btech. Arun Sharma used to come in our hostel mess and in our common halls and used to tell us, we ought to want CAT as bad as we would had wanted a breath if we are dying of cancer. Well, lots of us were motivated and given the discounts he was offering, we were inclined to join his coaching classes. (Arun Sharma, the CAT related books writer) Cl also chipped in with scholarship offers and I managed to bag second position at their Lucknow centre. Cool, 8k off on fees, well enough for our liquor parties to last for a week at least. Well, I was a ranker in the CL scholarship test so naturally, though no need to study much. In my mind, I was already in most of the IIMs and I didn't even considered JBIMS or any other college with names like SPJIMR or you know, SIBM, lots of colleges that I wanted to target after I failed twice in CAT (missing the PG smiley here, the one with the logo) So, took CAT first time, failed, got 77.73 percentile but since I think rationally to justify my failures, I thought that so what, have a job and who cares. CAT next time. Everything went smooth, smooth like I had always imagined, job to fulfil our daily needs of ciggs and liquor and parties and what not, and on top of that, I was blindly in love so failure in CAT did not even fazed me a bit.

And then, at the threshold of what is called the real life, bang. Gf left, after I had the left the job to prepare for CAT with her, yeah, life does plans out that way. So now, what, CAT, that can redeem me of my sins, and if I make it, I can look myself in the mirror at least. Was very dejected, and yeah, I used to cry too back then. Let me take you back down the memory lane. I was shattered, dejected, and used to cry on the over bridges near Polytechnic, Waves, if anyone is from Lucknow, will know the places I am talking about.

Was bouncing back from Cl kapoorthala centre to Cl Hazratganj centre and it was pretty scary at times, manoeuvring in the traffic. So FMS got included in the list now and was quite determined to make it this time. Bang, results, no success, ha-ha, and then, decided to move to Bangalore.

Bangalore, I love this city. This city has been very kind to me (if you take out the occasional chats with cops that ends with me and my friends in their custody). Used to go to job interviews, well, I even went for call centre interviews and had made up a story to tell back home telling why I have joined a call centre after leaving a job before. Well, got job in HP. And again, the dream started to take its course. AIMCATS, SIMCATS, these words were like, let me tell you, the best things that I knew that time. Like a new-born baby says first time, a word and everyone thinks it's so awesome, I was in the same phase. AIMCAT 19, marks, ohh, you topped, I got this, damn, will bounce back next time after some time at Purple haze Kormangla, tried my best to bounce back the next day. Didn't had many friends back then, so PG was all that I had, in terms of friends too.

People learn lessons from their mistakes, but I had a knack for thinking that what I do is the best, so again, left job, went full fledged with CAT, FMS and yeah, MAH CET has now got a place in my list of exams and (missing the smiley). so, results were not as I expected, crashed in CAT, missed FMS by borderline ( around 38 marks If I remember- and yes, 38 marks is what I call borderline) and MAH CET, 98.73 percentile.(phew, finally, I can also boast of a percentile) so, in nutshell - no job (again), no admits and everything was lost. I even thought of consulting a psychiatrist back then. I still remember the day FMS results were out, I called up one of my friends, and cried, no, wailed. He said, it's okay, maybe it was the first time in ages that you studied hard, it's ok to fail, try harder next time. But I had not motivation left, I was at the lowest of my life. So low that I used to think, what I will do now. All my friends are at so good places, what I will tell my parents, what will happen to my life and all the dreams that I have had, they just shattered. Fast forward next year, luckily, there was an exam called SSC, got through and opted for Bangalore for posting (I love Bangalore). Well, in college I used to think that two to three years after college, I will be riding the bike of my choice, will be partying more, well, personally, I love purple haze marathalli for that ( they let us smoke too) unlike other joints. And there I was, boarding a sarkari bus, and by the time I reached office, all my nightmares had turned into reality and was facing the reality staring in my face in the form of ladies (above 50) as my co-workers (missing the smileys), among other things that made me think what I had done with my life, and how I had ruined it with my own hands. Back at home, everyone was at least thinking that I had now settled for something, not the thing that I had wished for my life, but yes, had a sarkari job, and was trying to portray myself as happy as I could. So was the frustration that I had ended up myself in jail for beating up cops near a pub.

Wait, then, the miracle happened, I had a hobby, in college days, of uttering the word open source. Open source, yeah, I had the hobby of uttering the word every now and then. So after my job, I used to come and see the packages offered by various IIMs and then do my open source thing. Started dreaming again, of having a company, a small one of course, I still fear of dreaming big, since I failed so many times. Dreaming got intense, started taking leave from job more often and one day, lady luck bestowed her showers upon me. Got my first contract and finished it in a week. The long lost of dreams of having the package of 20+ Lpa and all started taking its course again. Yeah I still laugh at it, it happened last year, 2013 started, and I was on the road of getting the dream. Well, my purpose of cracking the CAT was to have a big fat pay package that enables me to do what I want to do. This time, I was not going to give it up. I worked for 16-18 hours a day, applied for leave at office and yeah, I resigned too from office. No, how can you do it again, 7th pay commission is around the corner, how could you do that, was the response from everyone I knew. Once you start failing, people believe that you will always fail and even the slightest thing that you get, they will advise you to hold on to it. No, but I wanted to do it. I resigned, and worked lots. I worked round the clock, seems I mentioned it, before 16-18 hours a day (missing the smiley) results: I have two employees now, both are based out of India (and both are, umm, what's the smiley for saying they are so cute), and the ITR that I filed last fiscal was more than the yearly salary that I used to get at HP. I have a small sort of company right now, and I have clients all over the US and Australia (I don't want to work for UK clients since they ruled us and all, personal vendetta you see) My senior officers at my office call me up to ask that If I have some sort of opening for their sons (missing the smiley) Feels like a dream. But to get here, I had to go through lots. I still remember the day when I crossed that magical figure that I had set up as a benchmark for my financial success, I didn't knew what to do. I went to the Central Mall, BODYSHOP, and purchased the eye mask there, to pamper myself since my eyes hurt lots after crying. I am very fortunate that I got what I wanted. And yes, maybe, I had not wanted CAT that much, because, I see here, people who had wanted it so bad, had got it.

The_hate, the doc mod (shashank -FMS inspiration for me that time and probably these people will be my inspirations in time to come), burning_desire one of the most beloved friends I had at that time at PG. Not only am I doing what I wanted to do (utter open source, among other things) I am doing it from where I want to do. Currently I am in Bangalore, since I love this city. Life could not had been better for me than this. Even though the manager of Purple Haze kormangla has warned me that if he sees me again in the premises, he will have me kicked out, I still go sometimes, thinking that he won't recognise me. After all, once you start yelling "This Place shicks", the managers tend to do that it seems.

The dream is still there, it's still there. I could not make it to the colleges that I dreamed of, but I did something worthwhile. I can now see myself and tell myself that I am not just some guy who gave up because he was tired to continue. There are many tear shedding stories, instances where I had sat numb, staring in the dark, and thinking that life is over. I hope I have not diluted the sacredness of this thread in any manner. Life does rewards us, we just have to dream that reward and work towards it. I could not clear CAT in three years and I saw the success that I had dreamed of in just one year. That makes me think that I was not committed that much to CAT prep and just wanted to crack CAT to prove my self-worthiness to others and me. Now, I just try to prove to myself and maybe that is what matters ultimately. We have to dream the dream for ourselves, not for any other person, not for your gf, not for your parents, it has to be you.

Seems boring now, this gyaan, so will end now.

[UPDATE] I will not be writing any exam now, CAT, or any other for that matter.

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  • @dijoh thanks bud :smiley:. 12h.
  • bro u don't believe this......same story here..... these.... 30m.
Dreams come true.Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them. AIWTSAC 
vivek sharma @vivektech2010 30

bro u don't believe this......same story here.....

these lines "

just wanted to crack CAT to prove my self-worthiness to others and me. Now, I just try to prove to myself and maybe that is what matters ultimately. We have to dream the dream for ourselves, not for any other person, not for your gf, not for your parents, it has to be you  " touch my heart.......

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MBA Admissions @ VIT Business School

Hi All, I have got a call from VIT Business School Vellore, i am not sure as to how good the college is for doing man...

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wen ll d the shortlist be out ?

  • We are still receiving the applications. Hopefully the sh.... 30m.
VIt Business School @VIT-Business-School 29

We are still receiving the applications. Hopefully the shortlisted candidate will be intimated by March 20th

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please explain

If (a, n)! is defined as the product of n consecutive numbers starting from a, where a and n are both natural numbers, and if H is the HCF of (a, n)! and n!, then what can be said about H?

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  "Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise." - Frank Ocean.  
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I need to fill the information sheet of Fore School Of Management but when I click on that link it is redirecting me to the same page.The last date is tomorrow.Can someone help me as to how to fill the information sheet?

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Whats d expected date of final shortlist for IMT Ghz ?

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  • Mid march according to last year threads. 47m.
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So march is here!! Where are the results?!!

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  • @The_Statesman @Messerschmitt How soon is soon? 1 week? 2.... 53m.
Dhara Popat @DharaP 23

@The_Statesman @Messerschmitt How soon is soon? 1 week? 2 weeks? 3? I'll start thinking about it accordingly and not before that

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Pathetic PI... (Slot 12.30pm, Kolkata).

It was like giving a TCS/CTS interview. from the first question, till the last, all was related to my domain(IT) and I was lyk *WTF*

I finally ended up saying,"Mam, I dont know nething from my engineering course, if u further ask me, then again you'll be bored with DUNNO."

Happily came the response,"Thank You. We are done."

Ohhh come on, it was lyking I dropped my CV for the post of a Software Engg

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  • same here!!! had my interview continued for 5 more minute.... 8h.
  • Same thing happened with me on 9th Feb. I graduated 4 yrs.... 1h.
@abhinavrakesh93 10

same here!!! had my interview continued for 5 more minutes i would have cried like a baby!!!! 

Sukanta Jana @sjana52 59

Same thing happened with me on 9th Feb. I graduated 4 yrs before. I thought they will ask from my work profile. Surprisingly they did it from :) 

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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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The premiere show will __________ with the awards function taking place on the same day.

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ICICI Business Leadership Program - 1 yr. course with NISM in capital markets

ICICI Bank has partnered with National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) to launch Post Graduate Certificate in ...

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How is the campus and facilities at NITK for mba students? Is there any discrimination between MBA and B-tech? Also please comment on the faculty/

  • Faculty profiles are shown here: http://hssm.nitk.a.... 1h.
Beryl Thomas @phate 108

Faculty profiles are shown here:

Classrooms and labs are the best for MBA among all programmes; and there's nothing to discriminate and all, one is a UG course while other is a PG course.. Then, at points of competition, your calibre and effort will matter that's all

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One Year PGPSM by NISM (Established by SEBI), Class of 2011-2012

Hi, This is the notification thread for the second batch of PGPSM erstwhile CSMP. A securities Markets One Year Full ...

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Hi Puys, I got admission offer from NISM PGPSM (2014-2015) today. Feeling good. Thanks to Pagalguy forum, Here only i came to know @ this Program..

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Could anyone guide us on question type ? How to prepare for the written exam ? Thanks in advance .

Change is law of life...
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is there any thread for wat/pi preparation for PGDHRM

  • @IIMRanchi I haven't received any call letter, just a mai.... 2h.
  • Even me , I have send the join request a week ago and til.... 1h.
Shalini Shekhar @shalu28 1

@IIMRanchi I haven't received any call letter, just a mail saying you are shortlisted and will get to know other details like date, venue on 5th March.

Yamini Alladi @yamini.alladi 4

Even me , I have send the join request a week ago and till now none of them have approved . kindly, follow up.ty