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i  received letter for attending counseling on 5th and it was also mentioned that we will have to pay fees on 7th but all the seniors said that the whole process will b completed on same day pls help in that concern friends plss reply soon

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[Official] Quant Thread for 2015!!!

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The greatest number which always divides the product of any 10 even numbers?

a) 2^10 * 5!

b) 2^10

c) 2^10 * 10!

I feel c is the ans, but oa is b. Can someone clarify? 

  • let the 10 even numbers be 2*5 , 2*15 , 2*25 , ....2*95 ..... 15m.
Subvert the paradigm
psycho munna @psycho.munna 1,168

let the 10 even numbers be 2*5 , 2*15 , 2*25 , ....2*95 . Only b option divides the product of these numbers @sidmathai13 

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After having a disastrous experience with CAT 14, im gonna sit for CAT 15

what i wanted to know was that does FMS put a lot of weightage to acads...i mean i know you need to score 99.5 + to stand a fair chance, but like the IIMs is it going to punish me for what i did during my teenage years ( 79/74/6.8gpa)

  • No weightage to acads at all in FMS :). 19m.
Cut my veins open and i bleed liverpool red 

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For those who have converted. What is the CAT/GRE/GMAT cut off.

  • someone post the link please. 20m.

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how to get the refund of fees? Email or call? which no. or ID?

  • Drop in a mail at 24m.
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My CATchy journey: Part- 2

CAT 2014

I know it is too long to read, so read it at your own risk!  :D

The journey started almost 8-9 months back, with me planning to write CAT one last time. With FMS as the only target in my head (couldn't trust A B C anymore after they didn't shortlist me even for interview despite scoring 99.90 in CAT 2013), I went on with the preparation with a goal to just score enough to secure the college admission. The job was not satisfactory anymore and the family was also pushing me to try one last time (though they had some higher targets in their mind!).

My preparation mostly relied on few books that I had along with googling for some questions and eventually the Pagalguy question bank. Never took any coaching, or mocks for any of my three CAT papers, one reason to miss the spotlight and to be frank, the one reason that I could focus more on preparation.

A week before the CAT, I had to rush to home for some urgent work and returned just the day before the paper. CAT centre was an overnight journey, left in night to reach there in the morning. Went through the paper, looked like I was out of practice. Tried easier questions first, especially in quant's and then moved for tough ones and at last verbal. Quant took away almost 65-70 minutes and I was mostly satisfied and finally left the centre with a feeling that I might get something around 99.5 (relying on past experience).

From there, it felt like decades before the results were out, I started coming on PG more frequently, saw people doing analysis, tried my hand too, made a graph to calculate percentile (I know it sounds funny, but you guys don't need any explanation for this). Slowly I came to realize that I might get better than my expectation. Anyway, long story short, let's skip to the day of the result.

I was among lucky few who could access the result within the first 10 minutes, and to my surprise, it was much more than I could bear. I had excelled in the part I considered myself really weak in, the VA with 99.92 in the section, my QA took a marginal dip from 99.94 last year to 99.86 this year, but it was the overall percentile that made me more hopeful, that may be this time I would get a call from the big three.

The calls came eventually, from L, A, B (Marginally in my opinion), C (Again marginally in) and K. Checked last year records and decided my preference as A>C>B>FMS>L (FMS due to ROI thingy) and hence decided to skip K interview. IIM-L I would attend just for an experience as it was the first interview I would ever face (Jan 22), followed by the biggest one (A on Jan 25) followed by my marriage on Jan 29 (Yes! You read it right! ).

L went okay, A was pretty smooth with questions mostly on work ex and AWT (Philip Hughes cricket bouncer case). Went home, got married, returned back to attend B (the worst experience, was sure of not getting in). Then came JOKA, interview was weird, with questions like innovative methods to cheat in exam etc etc. Was never sure if I did good or bad!! FMS list came, was sure of converting, and so just chilled during the interview and it went pretty smooth with a cool smiling panel and extempore topic "I love my tie!"

Finally with the results pouring in, my first result (B) was obviously a reject, as expected. Next day, sitting in my office I kept on checking C website, and eventually left for home at 5:50pm. On my way, I got a call from a friend, who converted ISB and IIM-B and he told me -"Dude! You made it to A!" and I was like-"Yaar result kab aaya!". With my internet pack outdated, I called my better half and within a minute she was already shouting on phone-"Yes!!" Well, that was it. The whole evening went over phone with calls to relatives, friends etc. And now today I got the JOKA results.

Finally for the people, who couldn't get in, or were marginally left out, I would just like to say one thing-"It's just the time testing you, don't lose hope and come better prepared next year! They can stop you once, may be twice, but not forever, if you have the will, you will move forward! All the best everyone!"

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  • Congrats ..for big one. 6h.
  • @keshandeepak8 girst time it was due to VA Score (just 82.... 26m.
X-71, XII-66, Grad-8.3, CAT'11-99.36, CAT'13-99.90, CAT'14-99.97, Calls-BLACK FMS Converts-ACL FMS 
Aman Kumar @amank2168 632

@keshandeepak8 girst time it was due to VA Score (just 82 %ile) and second time due to X n XII I believe. @angelaayushi70 Thanks

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anybody having byju

extract videos

lecture series provided in tab and class sheets please reply

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@balti I am interested in tablet

.can you please suggest how to get it.
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i am interested plz wts app me 0n 9456059833

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Official Verbal Thread CAT 2015

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When people react to their experiences with particular authorities, those authorities and the organizations or institutions that they represent often benefit if the people involved begin with high levels of commitment to the organization or institution represented by the authorities. First, in his studies of people’s attitudes toward political and legal institutions, Tyler found that attitudes after an experience with the institution were strongly affected by prior attitudes. Single experiences influence postexperience loyalty but certainly do not overwhelm the relationship between pre-experience and postexperience loyalty. Thus, the best predictor of loyalty after an experience is usually loyalty before that experience. Second, people with prior loyalty to the organization or institution judge their dealings with the organization’s or institution’s authorities to be fairer than do those with less prior loyalty, either because they are more fairly treated or because they interpret equivalent treatment as fairer. Although high levels of prior organizational or institutional commitment are generally beneficial to the organization or institution, under certain conditions high levels of prior commitment may actually sow the seeds of reduced commitment. When previously committed individuals feel that they were treated unfavourably or unfairly during some experience with the organization or institution, they may show an especially sharp decline in commitment. Two studies were designed to test this hypothesis, which, if confirmed, would suggest that organizational or institutional commitment has risks, as well as benefits. At least three psychological models offer predictions of how individuals’ reactions may vary as a function of (1) their prior level of commitment and (2) the favorability of the encounter with the organization or institution. Favorability of the encounter is determined by the outcome of the encounter and the fairness or appropriateness of the procedures used to allocate outcomes during the encounter. First, the instrumental prediction is that because people are mainly concerned with receiving desired outcomes from their encounters with organizations, changes in their level of commitment will depend primarily on the favorability of the encounter. Second, the assimilation prediction is that individuals’ prior attitudes predispose them to react in a way that is consistent with their prior attitudes. The third prediction, derived from the group-value model of justice, pertains to how people with high prior commitment will react when they feel that they have been treated unfavorably or unfairly during some encounter with the organization or institution. Fair treatment by the other party symbolizes to people that they are being dealt with in a dignified and respectful way, thereby bolstering their sense of self-identity and self-worth. However, people will become quite distressed and react quite negatively if they feel that they have been treated unfairly by the other party to the relationship. The group-value model suggests that people value the information they receive that helps them to define themselves and to view themselves favorably. According to the instrumental viewpoint, people are primarily concerned with the more material or tangible resources received from the relationship. Empirical support for the group-value model has implications for a variety of important issues, including the determinants of commitment, satisfaction, organizational citizenship, and rule following. Determinants of procedural fairness include structural or interpersonal factors. For example, structural determinants refer to such things as whether decisions were made by neutral, fact-finding authorities who used legitimate decision-making criteria. The primary purpose of the study was to examine the interactive effect of individuals (1) commitment to an organization or institution prior to some encounter and (2) perceptions of how fairly they were treated during the encounter, on the change in their level of commitment. A basic assumption of the group-value model is that people generally value their relationships with people, groups, organizations, and institutions and therefore value fair treatment from the other party to the relationship. Specifically, highly committed members should have especially negative reactions to feeling that they were treated unfairly, more so than (1) lesscommitted group members or (2) highly committed members who felt that they were fairly treated. The prediction that people will react especially negatively when they previously felt highly committed but felt that they were treated unfairly also is consistent with the literature on psychological contracts. Rousseau suggested that, over time, the members of work organizations develop feelings of entitlement, i.e., perceived obligations that their employers have toward them. Those who are highly committed to the organization believe that they are fulfilling their contract obligations. However, if the organization acted unfairly, then highly committed individuals are likely to believe that the organization did not live up to its end of the bargain.

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I have sent one mail to admission mail id of nagpur and ghz to withdraw my admission. Also i have attached an scan copy of hand written application along with my signature. 

Whether this will suffice? (Sent mail yesterday, but there is no acknowledgement for same)


Sukanta Jana

Candidate ID: 1521226

Stream: PGDM Finance

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Avilasha Singha @avilasha_imtn 48

Hello. Hopefully you have got an acknowledgement for your withdrawal. If not call the admin office and confirm.

Sukanta Jana @sjana52 92

@avilasha_imtn Hey hi. Yes. I got a reply after 3 days saying that it will be processed after 3 weeks. Thanks by the way. 

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A 51-digit number N consists of fifty x's and one y, where x and y are both digits from among 0 to 9. 

1. If x = 2, N is divisible by 17 and y is the 17th digit from the right, y = 
(1) 1 (2) 2 (3) 3 (4) 0

2. If N is divisible by 13, x = 3 and y is the ith digit from the left, then i could be
(1) 24 (2) 8 (3) 42 (4) 34 (5) None of these

3. Consider the 51-digit number mi (1 ≤ i ≤ 51) with y in the ith place from the left and an all other digits equal to x. If M4 is divisible by 13, then which of the following must also be divisible by 13?, 
(1) M15 (2) M25 (3) M46 (4) M48

4. If (x, y) = (2, 1) and we define Mi as in the previous question, for how many Values of I is Mi is divisible by 17? 
(1) 3 (2) 4 (3) 8 (4) 9

  • 3.(1) 4.(4). 2h.
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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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  • The placement information provided in the report on the c.... 3h.
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Till the time HRM aspirants get 1st hand information from an insider, I think for people who dont have any idea about companies recruiting, you guys can get some sort of idea by going through the placement report uploaded in the official website -

theOracle @jobjb 43

The placement information provided in the report on the college web site is accurate and provides the list of companies that visit. As far as roles go, plant, corporate and consulting roles are offered by prominent companies and we have many alumni serving in these roles. Summer placements details again can be obtained from the report on the web site. You can message me if you have any specific queries.

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Find the maximum value of n such that 77*42*37*57*30*90*70*2400*2402*243*343 is perfectly divisible by 21^n.

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***NEW IIMs WL Scenario last year***

For those people who constantly query about new IIMs WL movement. I was in the WL last year and I am pretty sure of how things moved. This is from my memory, a couple of numbers could be wrong, but more or less it will be in the range of +/-20.

Actually there were a lot of problems last year. A big story in itself. To start off with...

They published the first list only on 16th May (Raipur website claimed to come out with their results on "May 10th (tentatively)" , I guess this year too they have mentioned that date :P) , only to find two days later that the results were wrong. IIM Kozhikode didn't share its marks with New IIMs. Then they made a public apology and asked for a one week time. Again they came up with results on 23rd May. This time people who were rejected converted directly(Not all). I was in the WL too, remember I was a straight reject at all new IIMs before the correct results were published. I had 5 new IIMs call.

Trichy- it would ask you to pay 50K(refundable) to stay in the wl. If my memory isn't wrong, then it only went up to 52 last year. Remember Trichy is a special case because people who were interested only would pay 50K, so you can expect very minimal movement there.

Ranchi- It doesn't give wl numbers. We have to wait till we get results in our email.

Raipur- The only new IIM that gives you a number straight away. I was in 500's. Seeing that in Udaipur it had moved 628 the year before all of us in the 500's were hopeful of conversion. But I recollect that when the admission process got over I was in 250's (updated wl number). So, we can assume that 250 had moved.

Udaipur- Again these people don't provide wl numbers and we have to wait till we get results in our email. But they update the numbers on their website regularly.

Kashipur- These guys are the most interesting of the lot. They never reject anyone. According to them you are either selected or put in a wl. They won't disclose any numbers too. One of my friends converted Kashipur in the final round of the process. He had a Raipur wl number of 460's.

Rohtak- Sorry, I don't have any idea about this.

I think these numbers should give you an idea of how much the numbers move for OBC category. But remember last year was an anomaly with delay/wrong results, because of which they gave away too many buffer calls when they declared the results the second time on 23rd May. I think if you have up to 400 wl in any New IIM then you can have some hopes of converting. More than that it depends on that year's supply and demand economics. Pray Hard. Didn't help me though :P 

All The Best!!! Gear up for endless days of refreshing 6 New IIMs websites.

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a b @no_use 150

People who want to know the total number of students in is the official word from IIM Rohtak Website . @cristy  @samadkhan I think you were searching for this link 

vinit gaikwad @cristy 6

@no_use wat was ur percentile last year...& how is the scenario for high percentilers diff from last year..taking into account the dip in OBC cutoff & subsequent omission of JATS from obc list..& also increased seat in new IIMs dis they have any edge or advantage taking all these factors into account..?

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If someone come in top 5 % of the class at fms , then how much salary package he expect 

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@Dark_Passenger btw it pains alot when people discuss such things about FMS my worst nightmare :O 

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when will  updated waitlist number come?

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DashCAT 3:

QA: 83(32/45)

VA- 56(22/32)

OA- 139

  . Such poor accuracy in QA. First the Bull mocks and now even DashCAT.

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  • @MJ477 why ?? their cutoff was 96.3 only . u should have .... 6h.
CAT-2015, The journey has begun 
AIM CAT @alanshore 158

@MJ477 why ?? their cutoff was 96.3 only . u should have got a call

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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 ,,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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Third straight convert .. Its IIM L this time :D 

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do we have a what's app group for those who have converted PGDM program at bimtech ?

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Hey guys, are you joining..? any idea abt refund policy??