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[2016-2018] Official MBA(Business Economics) , Deptt. of Business Economics [DBE], DU Admissions

Hi All, Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi announces Admission to its Management Program. *Offic...

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Cat 87.8%ile! NC-OBC! 1.5yrs exp!! do i stand a chance?

  • What was last year INDEX score cutoff for GEN candidate?. 4h.
  • It was not declared. 27m.

What was last year INDEX score cutoff for GEN candidate?

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One query :: I were to complete my graduation in May-june 2015 but due to a backlog it got delayed and I got passed in Jan 2016.

What should I mention in academic/career gap?

  • @kshitijdisiz academic gap. 13h.
  • Yes definitely !! And I just informed, I know you are not.... 1m.
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility! 
Raj Vivek @Rishikulian 17

Yes definitely !! And I just informed, I know you are not trying to hide it.

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[Official] IMI Delhi 2016-18 Admission Query Thread

Hello Puys, It gives us immense pleasure to kick - start another season of admissions at IMI Delhi. All queries wi...

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[Official] 2016-17 Great Lakes Chennai PGPM Admissions Queries

Please post any queries you many have related to the admissions process of Great Lakes Chennai PGPM 2016-17.

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My name is Shishir. I have been offered a seat at GLIM for the PGPM program for the batch of 2016-2017 from cycle 1. However, this was not the first time that I have applied for the PGPM program. I had applied to the PGPM program last year as well. Although I was shortlisted for the PI last year, I did not get selected. Having scored well above par in GMAT with diverse industry experience across EPC, non-profit and a startup in sales and marketing function, it was extremely difficult for me to come to terms with what had unfolded. Frustrated over facing dejection, I was completely shattered. However, I decided to introspect on what went wrong during the interview. Here is a brief of the PI from last year.

The interview went on for approximately half hour. I was interviewed by 3 interviewers. The questions were the usual ones such as Tell me about yourself. Where do you work currently. Why MBA. Why GLIM? What are the specializations that GLIM offers. What specialization would you want to select, etc.  

What I realized was that I was really under prepared for the interview. I lacked the direction and did not actually know why I wanted to do an MBA. Hence, I was grilled and cross questioned particularly on 'Why MBA?' for a long time.

However, this time when I had got selected for PI, I ensured I was thoroughly prepared. I had a clear thought process on why I wanted to pursue an MBA and what I would want to specialize in. I had to report to the center at 8.30 am. We were a group on 20 people who were called for PI.  We were given three essay topics out of which we had to pick one. I choose the topic 'What are the prospects of solar power in India'. Unfortunately, I do not remember what the other 2 topics were. We were given exactly 20 mins to complete the essay. Soon after the essay, the interview sessions had begun. We had only 2 interviewers and I was the 15th one to be called for the interview. By the time I was called for interview, it was already 1.30 pm. The interviews were well behind schedule. Therefore, the panelists decided to fasten the interview process. Surprisingly, this time my interview went on for 5-7 mins(approx.). The questions were the same as last year, but the answers were structured and well thought out. I did not leave scope for cross questioning and ensured that I dictate the flow of interview.

Here are my tips/suggestions for attending the interview

· Be completely thorough with your profile. Be genuine. Be yourself. Be confident.

· Introspect on why you would want to pursue an MBA.

· Be as prepared as you can. About GLIM, the specializations they offer, the centre of excellences etc.

· Be apprised of the current affairs.

· It doesn't matter how much experience you have or which industry you have worked for or what your CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT score is. Once you enter the PI venue, all of you have the equal opportunity to get selected. The only deciding factor for getting offered a seat is your interview and the essay.

· Take some snacks/chocolates in case it gets late.

· Lastly, Just chill! The interviewers are not there to point out your weaknesses but to understand your strengths.

All the best guys!!

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  • Hey your profile? And what was the change this year and l.... 2m.
  • geez really thanks..... 1m.
Negi Himanshu @himanshu.3333 1

Hey your profile? And what was the change this year and last year

@milinddey2015 11

geez really thanks....

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SC/ST & PH students queries and discussion for CAT 2015 & other Exams

Hi all, There was no new thread for 2015, so this is a new thread (created previously by smokeMBA) In continuation of...

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Can anyone who has attended interview of any IIM clarify whether SC/ST certificates made Before 2015 are acceptable or not for the admission process of 2016? I have Cast certificate of year 2012...

  • Bhai mere certificate ek he baar bante. 5m.

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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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Which colleges have Star Sports/Sony/Ten Sports as their recruiters ? Already went through a few colleges' recruiters. Couldn't find them.

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  • FMS. 33m.
CAT'15 - 98.32, IIFT'15 - 99.62, Calls - I, S, New IIMs, IIFT, NM, SPJ, XL-HRM, MDI 

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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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My obc caste certificate was issued in 2014 but I downloaded obc certificate frm iim website and got signed by tashildar in Aug 2015. Will this be a pblm ?

  • Go to local Tehsil. It will take max 14 days to get a new.... 5h.
  • No problem..don't worry. 23m.
Rohit Abraham @leomersi17 59

Go to local Tehsil. It will take max 14 days to get a new one. Make sure you have all docs ready with you. For more info check 


[Official] 2016-18 KJ Somaiya (K. J. SIMSR), Mumbai Admission Queries

Online Application - Qualifying Exam - CAT 2015, XAT...

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Hi ,

I have scored 93.75 in Cmat and have 32 months of work ex,70 in 10th. 65in 12th and 72 in grd. Do i stand a chance. ? if yes then when do they call for the selection process/GDnPI(tentative dates)..?

  • yes decent chances...The shortlist will be out on 26th fe.... 1h.
  • Thank you Charu :smiley:. 2m.
Charu Narang @charu.narang 62

yes decent chances...The shortlist will be out on 26th feb..Here's the tentative schedule for gd-pi


Thank you Charu

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MDI Gurgaon - One Year MBA PGP Ex (NMP) Discussion Thread

Hi puys This thread will be dedicated to Admissions related queries for the upcoming batch of NMP students at MDI. Ad...

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Can someone add me to the whtsapp grp of mdi nmp...i got is 9560117922

  • me too pls... 9560690527. 9h.
  • Add me too 8691941888.....plz. 4m.

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[2016-2018] New IIMs Results

Discussion thread for the WAT/PI shortlist and interview preparation for New IIMs.

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what to wear for interview?

96.3 in cat 2015, Calls- New IIMs dat started 5-6 years back!  

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DoMS IIT Madras [2016-2018] Admission Notifications & Related Discussions

Official Discussion thread for admission related queries of Department of Management Studies (DoMS), IIT Madras - MBA...


BIMTECH ADMISSIONS 2016-18 [Official]

Hi All, Birla Institute of Management technology, Greater Noida announces the commencement of applications for the ba...

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how is the gd/pi process of bimtech ? please share your experience,all those who have converted

  • Ohk..thanks. 40m.
  • do v need to carry resume for pi?. 16m.


Profile Evaluation - MISB Bocconi - Bocconi India

Dear Puys, MISB Bocconi is the offshore campus of Bocconi university Milan. We are conducting a detailed profile ev...

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10th: 8.8 CGPA;

12th: 85%;

B.Tech (vl pass out in 2016): 89.34%

XAT: 88.46 percentile

no extra curricular activities. Should i go for this program? Is lack of extra curricular activities gonna affect my chances of getting into MISB? And what are the chances of getting a call for interview based on this profile?

Thanks in advance

  • @bloodychin Yes you do have chances on waivers. 1h.
  • @misbpgpb Okay thanks.. :). 16m.

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[Official] XIMB 2016-18 Admissions Related Queries

Dear All, Xavier Institute of Management *(XIMB, XUB ) *announces admission to its various MBA programmes for the ba...

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When are they going to send emails about the WAT-PI slots??

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  • This week end most probably.. 1h.
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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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Did anyone receive a mail from IRMA?

  • its just an encouragement mail but is very well written .... 29m.
LastMan Standing @rolemodel911 6

its just an encouragement mail but is very well written

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Got 90.55 percentile in cat.  Have applied to TAPMI, GREAT LAKES, KJ & WE SCHOOL. Any other colleges i should apply? 

  • Thank you everyone for helping. I am applying for IFMR.. 36m.
  • Bro everyone suggested you IFMR coz its a only college wh.... 32m.
xalrons S @niel999 8

Thank you everyone for helping. I am applying for IFMR. 

Siddharth Raghuvanshi @kashyap2988 153

Bro everyone suggested you IFMR coz its a only college where you can apply jokes apart nice college if you are interested in Finance. 

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Did any one got interview date for new IIMS I am shortlisted for all 9 + IIMI but date is written nowhere.

  • Do you have any other calls from B, L, C, K, I?. 7h.
  • Same here. It is however mentioned that since I got calls.... 34m.
islademuerta @islademuerta 7

Do you have any other calls from B, L, C, K, I?

Manali 'Clutch' Adhikari @teknocratsunite

Same here. It is however mentioned that since I got calls from multiple older IIMs my WAT/PI score will be the average of the above.

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Hi Everyone,

I wanted an honest opinion from you all regarding the best coaching specifically for LRDI in Delhi-NCR. Most of the time, QA and VA are focussed upon in most of the institutes, leaving LRDI as self-prep. LRDI is the reason why I'm not joining an IIM this year.

I agree LRDI is something that can't be 'taught', but still if somebody knows about a great mentor/coaching for LRDI, please inform. I feel if I receive some personal guidance, along with lots of classroom sessions on miscellaneous LRDI problems in which a competitive environment is created, that'll work wonders for me.

I'm considering Alchemist and Tathagat based on overall popular opinion, but I didn't come across anything specifically related to LRDI pedagogy in these institutes. Those who have been to this two, kindly comment.

If anybody is aware of any other great institute/faculty for LRDI, please share. Thanks a lot! 

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[2016-18] IFMR Admissions & Discussions

Having the infrastructure and academic intellect at par with the best MBA colleges in India, IFMR provides you the ch...