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(Declared) CAT 2014 Results

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can someone compare MDI and XLRI please? (don't say xlri is better than mdi i know that ) i want in depth insight as to what all the differences are..good and bad or whatsoever.

P.S-didn't convert xl but did convert mdi and hence the ques :P 

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  • I am pretty sure SCMHRD will rank above IIM R and XIMB. 1s.
  • @MJ477 i have heard mdi hr has awesome placements...avg p.... 1s.
D J @Dubsjain 445

I am pretty sure SCMHRD will rank above IIM R and XIMB

kanika sharma @kanika10sharma 1,579

@MJ477 i have heard mdi hr has awesome placements...avg package mein bhi zada diff nai hai..xl k hr ka 16.xx hai..and mdi ka 15.xx gya for hr...

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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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3^332/50 = (abcd________).XY; where number in the bracket is before the decimal and XY are the first two digits obtained after division. Find the value of "Y".

  • X=8,Y=2. 4m.
  • @MakeINdharavi how did you get the value of x?. 46s.

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[2015-2017] FORE School of Management Admission Help Desk

Hi All, Applications are now open for the 2-year full time programs, PGDM & PGDM-IB, at FORE School of Management,...

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Which company gave the highest package and to whom i.e. PGDM or PGDM IB

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  • Dunno highest but best figure - 36 24 36 .. mehh!. 53m.
  • @trippin lalach buri bala ha ..36 24 36 :stuck out tongue:. 1m.
peace, etc.. @trippin 747

Dunno highest but best figure - 36 24 36 .. mehh!

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

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M from delhi

Tapmi fore (IB) lbsim dtu ...which one z better....plz help

really confused..

  • Tapmi>fore>lbs>dtu(if u can move out of delhi). 3m.
Atul Gupta @ag29 25

Tapmi>fore>lbs>dtu(if u can move out of delhi)

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I am going to take admission in IMT Nagpur. I am a passout from St. Xavier's College Kolkata. Is there any surity ,that i will be placed,at the end of my PGDM Programme in any good company?Please help me out...

  • there's no such guarantee u must check out the truth abou.... 1d.
  • Hello Kushal. I have a couple of batchmates who are ex-st.... 4m.
Mayuri Mn @nidhitoke86 9

there's no such guarantee u must check out the truth about imt Nagpur placements link here

Avilasha Singha @avilasha_imtn 48

Hello Kushal. I have a couple of batchmates who are ex-students of St. Xavier's. Never have I heard any one of them express any apprehension about placements here. We have students from NIT's, St.Stephen's and Lady Shreeram Delhi as well ! Placements are a output of the hard work you put in. There are a lot of good companies coming in. There is no reason for not getting selected if you give your best shot !

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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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  • even though u got good scores in your first 2 attempts, w.... 13m.
  • @amank2168. 12m.
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 
deepak keshan @keshandeepak8 4

even though u got good scores in your first 2 attempts, why they did not shortlist u..? how were the interviews in ur first 2 attempts..?

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We have to submit the application in Appendix A. I have few more queries

1. DD has to be made for how much ?

2. Can anyone tell the questions to be asked apart from Merit Rank. 

3. Is there any online application too or we have to send via speed post only. 


Is there a practical chance for those who have close to 31 in shortlisting stage to make it ?

  • no. 9h.
  • File the rti through Its easy and costs.... 13m.
Amit Singh @bas.ek.kinng

 File the rti through Its easy and costs just Rs. 100. No need to sweat. I did myself.

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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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Official Thread for Maharashtra MBA/MMS CET-2015

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68 percentile OMS Candidate 5 years of experience  Any chance in JBIMS 

Chetna /Thakur /MET /IES .. Which Is the best to choose after  JBIMS 

  • better luck next time. 1h.
  • No chance for MMS/MBA. Try Next year if you can wait for .... 26m.
@PatrickNash 9

better luck next time

Apurv Gholap @ixap23 35

No chance for MMS/MBA. Try Next year if you can wait for a Year. Or Try PGDM

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SC W/L list 08...will i hav 2 come 4 2nd counselling??

  • Have you been called for the first counseling?. 34m.
Gaurav Sah @gauravsah 18

Have you been called for the first counseling?

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I'm getting directed to this website whenever I try opening the MBE website -

How to fill the form now ? -_-

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PGDM Marketing whatsapp group?

  • 9711179768 marketing convert :smiley:. 54m.
  • add me. 53m.
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This is the best 1 stop solution. A little help appreciated.

My Profile - X/X11/BE/Work - 84/83/87/2.5yrs+ 

Worked in mu sigma analytics for 1.5 years and 1 year in Citigroup analytics( salary of xx lpa)

Cat - 97.82(GEM)

Applied only to iims (got only K call) Waiting for K results

My ultimate dream is to have a iim tag which will help me grow up the corporate ladder(want to take up leadership role), salary is not a huge concern as I am sure I will end up with 14-16 which is sufficient for my bread butter loan.

Your suggestion if I convert K ? Should I take it up or try for ABC ? I know that B will never call me..AC I will need 99.7+ to be sure of both calls, quite tough as anything can happen D day. Help appreciated.

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  • What about an ops role?. 3d.
  • @allan89 Any date been announced to u abt results ? We ar.... 58m.
Revived Hope @niksjans 420

@allan89 Any date been announced to u abt results ? We are speculating it should be May 2nd or May 4th based on last 3-4 yrs. please confirm if u have any info. thanks

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

  • @jay3421 Bhai ab top 5% ki baat kr rha hai koi toh senten.... 1h.
  • @Dark_Passenger btw it pains alot when people discuss suc.... 1h.
Nikhar Mattu @Dark_Passenger 3,995

@jay3421 Bhai ab top 5% ki baat kr rha hai koi toh sentence toh dhang ke hone chahiye naa  

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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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Seniors I need a small help from You..

Is It worth to join New IIM's? I am planning to leave my job at any cost even if I do not convert any clg so what do you think considering I will have to pay in lakhs as fees ti new IIM's bcs i am not from well financial background...:-)

  • bro FMS has 85% weightage to CAT score, score around 97%i.... 1h.
Leo Messi @leo_messi 136

bro FMS has 85% weightage to CAT score, score around 97%ile and you are through directly irrespective of what you score in PI and Extempore. So even if you don't like your job, leave it! and give CAT again this year. in the end it doesn't even matter!

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"Like all other arts, the Science of deduction and Analysis is one which can only be acquired by long and patient study, nor is life long enough to allow any mortal to attain the highest possible perfection in it."

Is this sentence correct? @scrabbler  

  • acquired through ?. 8h.
  • Seems good to me, mostly. A little pontifical, and it mig.... 1h.
If you look close enough you will observe that this is not a signature 
Adit Dewan @shodyp 32

acquired through ?

Sir hoga tera baap @scrabbler 26,681

Seems good to me, mostly. A little pontifical, and it might be better to say "acquired by dint of long and patient study", but I would not argue with Doyle. He is one of my Gods The thing is, the quote is what a character is saying, and spoken English is often more colloquial than written English....