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[OFFICIAL] SPJIMR 2-Year PGDM Admissions 2015-2017

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Prime Minister of India: End Caste/Religion based reservations being doled out in our country
Prime Minister of India: End Caste/Religion based reservations being doled out in our country
We often come across situations where the best candidate is usually denied an opportunity because of his caste/ religion due to the current caste/ religion based reservation system in India. Every year thousands of Indians are discriminated against due to this very old reservation system which is no longer relevant in our time.

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And lose out on votes? No party will go for this.

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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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Any update about the court hearing ?

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  • @swapn.dhaygude kese pata bro ?. 53s.
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OBC Discussion thread for IIMs and other mba colleges..

*Hi Puys!!**This thread is designed to Help/ Assist "Other Backward Category" Students appearing for CAT 2013 and oth...

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Anyone received mail film IIM K regarding OBC (NC) candidates?

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  • She told me that they just need the scanned copy and it i.... 1m.
  • @jayantbabani what should be written in the mail? Can you.... 1m.
jayantbabani
Jayant Babani @jayantbabani 4

She told me that they just need the scanned copy and it is better if the certificate has been issued in this financial year. Although they already have the certificates with them, so don't see a point. But that's how it is. :) 

no_use
a b @no_use 151

@jayantbabani what should be written in the mail? Can you please explain.

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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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My Fellow aspirants ,

Since one month i have tried to give all the possible inside info that i can give to help you out to make a important decision of your career. Still the placement report contains many company names that have not come for 2013-2015 like Click labs, Sony, Havells, Samsung ,Naukri.com,WIRPO BPO, HCL Technologies and many more ( I have shared a list of those on 22nd April).

The cutoff has also decreased to fill seats again, aspirants should be wise enough to judge now. Even i have left all hopes of getting placed from institute, so i request you if you have any opportunity in any company for MBA Graduates please message me . My MBA % are in higher 60's.

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  • @xlf3n thanks for the help :grin:. 1h.
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@xlf3n thanks for the help

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@gopal.murali12

if you are saying that you have conformed that HCL Tech never came to LBSIM this year since you work in hcl. I would request the Whistle blower to have a sting operation along with pagalguy on the placement report of lbsim. As LBSIM would never get its report audited , and there can be many discrepancy in the report. And every where information is flowing in this thread so this can be done. FYI IIT Delhi's Whistle blower also had carried out a sting operation along with Pagalguy few years back. You can see this link

http://www.pagalguy.com/articles/placement-reportage-how-the-dms-iit-delhi-2012-placement-rep-879748...      The college had to than come out with the truth. And this has helped many aspirants.                    

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School of Management Studies, National Institute of Technology Calicut - Admission Queries 2015-17

Hi Puys, Welcome to the official School Of Management Studies, NIT Calicut, Admissions 2015-17 thread. We request al...

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(Declared) CAT 2014 Results

CAT 2014 Results have been declared Check your result at - https://www.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/756/1390/lo...

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Hi,

I am looking to borrow CAT study material to prepare for coming year. I currently have a job ex of a year, have a (89.2/90.2/8.01) academic record. I have previously interviewed for IIM S,K and new IIMs and I am looking to get into one of the big ones. Any lead would be appreciated.

I would be happy to pick it up/cover for the courier charge.

Regards

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Prime Minister of India: End Caste/Religion based reservations being doled out in our country
Prime Minister of India: End Caste/Religion based reservations being doled out in our country
We often come across situations where the best candidate is usually denied an opportunity because of his caste/ religion due to the current caste/ religion based reservation system in India. Every year thousands of Indians are discriminated against due to this very old reservation system which is no longer relevant in our time.

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Prime Minister of India: End Caste/Religion based reservations being doled out in our country
Prime Minister of India: End Caste/Religion based reservations being doled out in our country
We often come across situations where the best candidate is usually denied an opportunity because of his caste/ religion due to the current caste/ religion based reservation system in India. Every year thousands of Indians are discriminated against due to this very old reservation system which is no longer relevant in our time.

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All I wanted to Speak about CAT

*Download the FREE 'The Best of All I Wanted to speak about CAT' ebook*, a compendium of the best posts on this threa...

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I think its finally time to put my story on this thread.


Read only if you can bear the length, its pretty long

Its not very inspiring or special but its mine and will always be special to me.

So, I knew I wanted to go for my MBA right from grad but though I would do it after gaining some work-ex. That, I think, was an error-not the work-ex part, but the not preparing, not trying at all part.

So, I graduated from a top College in Economics with above average scores but not brilliant ones.

My 10th & 12th grades were great though (94 & 95)mg

I was placed in a research and analytics firm and I liked it there. First few months had to be spent adjusting to life as a working person as opposed to a vella college student.

Hence, didn't think of CAT that season as well-CAT 2012.

Then started the panic-I was moving towards completing a year in a firm which I loved doing work which was not satisfying as it was getting repetetive, not having taken CAT even once.

Time to take action. Joined coaching in March 2013 thinking I would be regular. Work was hectic but manageable.

May 2013-a problem in my project at work and all hell broke lose.

At a time when I should have been focusing on CAT prep, I was spending days, night and even weekends in office, trying to salvage the client, correcting errors made by the person who had been handling the client before me and had quit by then. The client had multiple projects across teams and was the biggest client of the company so I couldn't screw it up.

August-things settled, client pacified. I started taking mocks to realise I was majorly screwing up quant. verbal was my saving grace.

I was scoring in 80-85%ile range in quant and 95-99% in verbal.

Then quant scores started dipping, work kept becoming hectic.

I applied for study leave which was approved (3 weeks). Was planning to book a slot for 10th Nov but was blatantly told by the organisation that a senior wanted to take off at that time hence I would have to take CAT by 21st October.

Had no choice but to accept-booked the 21st October afternoon slot.

Had given up hope of doing well in light of my continously falling quant scores, and the 95%iles (not good enough) in verbal. Took the prep leave anyway.

Thats when I actually started sitting in my coaching centre with a teacher who encouraged me and convinced me to give my best in whatever time I have. Was nervous but decided I had nothing to lose. In the words of my teacher, "You've already paid,Jaake de bhi aa"

So, 21 October 2013-CAT day

Went in nervously-I was attempting CAT for the first time.

Quant-Tough like the trend was. managed to solve just 16 Got stuck in a DI set and never recovered. I was flustered by the end of the section.

Moved to Verbal.

RCs-Tough
LRs-Very tough.

I had been consistently doing well in Verbal in all mocks and LRs are my strength so was surprised.

After some struggle, was able to solve them. Attempts-24 (used to go over 26 in all mocks)
Thought section 2 went decent as my accuracy was pretty good in verbal.

Spoke to my teachers saying section 1 was screwed....was convinced I lost my chance but they said if my accuracy was 100%, I should make it above 95% in quant and verbal they knew I won't screw up.


I wasn't convinced. Randomly applied for job switch to a seemingly better job-management consulting.

Got through; quit my last organisation on 10th Jan with a heavy heart (I had an awesome 20 months there because the people rocked!)

14th Jan-result day
Checked: OA: 95.13%ile
QA: 95.6%ile
VA: 90 %ile

Couldn't believe my eyes. VA had screwed me up.
Joined the job.

The B-School lists started coming out and I didn't check any. Was forced to check by friends to see I had received a call from S....had already received a profile based call from SPJIMR, received more calls from I, MDI, and finally L.

Was thrilled to know I had an outside chance of making it to L though I knew it would be tough with the low CAT score. Heck the call itself was unexpected at my percentile.

Meanwhile, the job was screwed-I was surviving on 2 hours of sleep everyday, working 18 hours a day.

There was no chance of preparation. Had to just struggle to survive.

Somehow went for the NMIMS interview, dozed off during the orientation, rocked the CD, PI was a stress interview but I was chilled out because I was so unprepared anyway
Answered about 30 questions, didn't answer 2. I had gone just for prep since I had no time to prepare otherwise.
Verdict: Converted with merit rank around 80 Didn't join, didn't book a seat.

SPJIMR-screwed since I couldn't defend why a grad should get in while there were 2 people with a CA and CFA respectively.
Verdict: They moved to round 2, I didn't.

Fell ill, Fought with my boss, went back home for 10 days. (Mumbai to Delhi)

Took the Shillong interview aise hi, screwed it up.
Went for L interview was extremely nervous as I had no time to prepare.

GD went well, stopped people from digressing, made contributions, started the GD.
PI was very chilled out-discussed projects and I had no problems in any work-ex related questions ever
Had poetry as a hobby in the form somewhere so was asked to write a poem on the spotp
Wrote-they were happy.
Messed 2 particular questions on stats on Indian economy but answered all other questions on the Economy with a smile (am an Eco grad).

Came out of the interview satisfied but unsure since the CAT score gap was still there and L gives 38% weightage to CAT even in the final merit score.
Came back to Mumbai, worked hard again.
Skipped the MDI interview as I decided to take CAT again and aim for A/B/C/L/XL in case I didn't get through.

Was unsure about IIM-I....was waiting impatiently for L results.

Result day: I was in office, the link for results had been leaked around 8pm and i was checking the inactive link impatiently.
9 o' clock we packed up to go home and I was stepping out when I got a call from a friend who had been checking for me and he said, "You made it"

I couldn't believe it! My team(they knew about my wait) said, we'll wait, you check the results!
So, at 9:30 PM, I was standing in the corridor of a client's office, opening my laptop to see the message,
"Congratulations! You have been selected for PGP at IIM-L"

I screamed out of joy! Certainly one of the happiest moments of my life.

The past year just wizzed past my eyes-the problems, the 18 hour workdays, the interviews without preparation, the desperation, the hope.

If not for L, I would have quit my job to prepare....it would have been a year of self doubt, I was safe.

My teachers suggested I wait for a year-aim for A/B/C, I decided to join L

My first CAT season remains my last CAT season (thankfully!)mg

I skipped the IIM-I interview, it was a couple of days after the L result was declared.

Today is the last day of my job, its been a tough 4 months here-screwed up boss, torturous life which I don't wish for anyone else. I have learnt a lot of patience and resilience here and hopefully that will help me in HEL(L)

Can't thank the pagalguy team enough because though I have been a silent member, its been of immense help.

Signing off.
IIM Lucknow
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  • @Kokaine Check the L criteria :smiley: They give weigh.... 10m.
  • @Dark_Passenger I don't think I understood your comment s.... 10m.
tryyourbest
try yourbest @tryyourbest 120

@Kokaine Check the L criteria

They give weightage to Class 10, 12, grad, work-ex, gender diversity in addition to CAT and GD PI.

Except for the CAT score, I believe I was amongst the best in all other parameters

tryyourbest
try yourbest @tryyourbest 120

@Dark_Passenger I don't think I understood your comment sir. Could you please explain?

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Do read this...

Especially for the people who have multiple options and are confused..

http://www.mbatious.com/prepnote/fms-vs-iim-conundrum

PS: Please don't get swayed by somebody's opinion!

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ss919
Saurav S @ss919 21

Dude I don't think that you have multiple options and/or you are confused. You have an XL waitlist and are just trolling here.

You say that don't get swayed by somebody's opinion, yet you're chosing to post the link of a pro FMS article, written by an FMS passout. What are your intentions here if not to sway other's opinion so as to suit you chances?

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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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best bank to avail loan without collateral??

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  • you can take it in college campus.. both SBI and CB provi.... 3h.
  • registration is on 19th.. if i come on 14th, will dey be .... 16m.
CAT'14 :99.45, shortlists: IIM B,L,I,S,K, All New.  converts: L 
coooldev
Devendra Rajput @coooldev 168

you can take it in college campus.. both SBI and CB provide loan without collateral or guarantor.. process in CB is faster and hassle free but both are good.. 

rishabh2001
rishabh agarwal @rishabh2001 156

registration is on 19th.. if i come on 14th, will dey be able to process the loan before 19th?

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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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When we are called for counselling?

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ibadat89
IBADAT Deol @ibadat89 30

When we are called for counselling, we must wear clean shirt and trousers!

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Kindly give me insights  of  Entrepreneurship development institute

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Check EDI-DS course if you are interested in Development Studies , to become a social entrepreneur,want career in CSR,sustainable livelihoods,micro-enterprise...totally innovative approaches -360 degree Development .. PGDM 2 year full time course,AICTE Approved - 30 years of nurturing ENTREPRENEURS. Second cycle of admission is going on......Moreover they give 100%placement guaranteed...

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[Official] 2015-17 IIM Kozhikode Stage-1 Shortlist

Greetings from the *Media Cell* of* IIM Kozhikode! * *IIM Kozhikode* has declared the Stage-1 shortlist You can chec...

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Hey everyone...

My bullmock interface is very slow. after I click save and next it just hangs and time keeps on flying. what can be the reason?

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  • Dear Mohita,. 23m.
  • There are hundreds of students taking tests every day. We.... 22m.
mohitac96
Mohita Chitkara @mohitac96 5

There are hundreds of students taking tests every day. We must tell you that those taking tests using data cards have reported issues. & more than that most of the times the issues are related to browser & OS.

Please tell us exact date & time of the issue faced so that we can check server for any possible issues. Also if possible try to take tests once under different environment (internet connection & computer) & then give us your feedback.

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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 guys.. we are thinking of forming a wats app group for CAT 2015 bangalore aspirants.. as for working people.. it's difficult to check pagalguy on a daily basis.. And i hope it would help us all in some or the other way towards our common goal.. and will discuss about study group and other stuff.. people who are interested and staying in bangalore can just put their number here or you can just inbox me your number.. thanks..

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For which novel, Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade got 50th Jnanpith Award?



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