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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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CP of 12 articles = SP of 9 articles. Profit on 5 articles = Discount on 10 articles. Find markup% and discount% ??

Please post the solution..!

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  • @abhishekdave28 How...????. 45s.

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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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What is your status for IIM Raipur? Only for OBCs...

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I just got an e-mail stating that I have an admission offer from IIM Lucknow PGP-ABM. The last date of payment is mentioned as 30 May 2015. I have a convert from IIM Indore so I need to research and choose between the two. If I pay right now and book my seat, what is the last date of withdrawal in that case to ensure that only 1000 is deducted from the acceptance fee of 50000?

  • don't go for ABM..until and unless you have specific inte.... 3m.
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natts777 @natts777 89

don't go for ABM..until and unless you have specific interest to continue in agri business can check linkedin profiles of A/L ABM pass outs for more clarity 

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My profile.. 10th 82% , 12th 73%, B.Tech 56% , 20 months of work ex in an IT startup and cat'14- 93.14. 

KJSOM- IB and DSE MBA(ib) are my final options to decide from.. looking at my low percentage in B.Tech and I want to specialize in marketing... which one is a better choice for me.. please provide the reason also...any other suggestion is also most welcome... TIA..

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guys... Is Raipur second conversions done...? I am able to see the same WL number as earlier and displayed to check after June 3rd... Did any one got converted?

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BMC 12 - Verbal abilty - Question number 24. isn't the answer 23  even if we go with their solution? @ABC_99 @mohitac96 @jyot_93  pls help

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  • If they had asked the no of balls played, it's already wr.... 6m.
CAT 2015 it is !!  
Rattanjyot Singh @jyot_93 40

The question asks the number of 8s and 6s hit

. . @ABC_99 164

If they had asked the no of balls played, it's already written 4 over in question, no need to calculate it. Calculating no of balls in solution makes no sense. 

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Official Thread for Maharashtra MBA/MMS CET-2015

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What exactly are institute level seats? 

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Yes yes i'll do that. So by doing that I'll be eligible for ILS too? 

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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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Does anybody in Bangalore need Arun Sharma's Quantitative Aptitude book 6th edition in 450 INR ?

P.S. Book is unused and some CL books free with it.

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Hey Guys I gave the Free wala Mock 1623 ...I got a score of 152(Okayish)

Could anybody tell me the percentile for this 



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  • Jst messing around :wink:. 1h.
  • I have that mail too, having hall ticket and password, bu.... 33m.
I know nothing...I am Jon Snow 
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Jst messing around

. . @ABC_99 164

I have that mail too, having hall ticket and password, but after login it's showing 'check your free aimcat result'. Were we supposed to a book slot even if we wanted to give it later at home ?? I just thought that link will appear after the window ends and did not book any slot.  

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[2015-2017] IIM Shillong Final Converts - Official Page

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All I wanted to Speak about CAT

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My journey My way!

Have been waiting for this moment since July 2013 (the day I joined pagalguy) and finally I get to have it, like live it, feel it, smile and cry with it. Being a general, non-technical female (I know comes to people's mind that girl's quota and commerce background will add points to my score and get me in) I did have my share of ups and downs which I guess made me learn a lot more which I would have missed if was in some college this time! So the journey begins!

Ischooling :  So I have been thinking of doing MBA since 2007. Belonging to a middle class family and having cousins who were part of all these big B-schools, it inspired me and made me work harder to score those 90+% in boards and a 100% in maths in class 10th (that was the only time i worked my ass off) and was pretty sure that I am smart enough to crack the feline and be part of IIM A (dream school). Times passed and class 12th was kind enough to me and i scored 90+ even though i had my right elbow fractured and was not studying for straight 2 months. So, yes school went on fine with parents being happy, having expectations and with other problems.

DU :

Was lucky to be a part of north campus, DU and studied B.Com(H) from Ramjas College and did all the fun which you expect from a DUite to do. Made friends, attended fests, interned, had a break up and life took a different turn. Once a girl was so excited about preparing for MBA , left her plans to pursue it for the time being and wrote CAT just for fun like literally. Wrote CAT in 2011 with 0 prep, didn't even knew about the pattern properly etc and still hoped that yeah i am smart enough, I'll score 80 something. The day result came, it was below 50. I was devastated, though it was normal because I wasn't prepared but those expectations I had from myself were shattered. So a failed relationship, losing my grandpa the same day CAT results came out,  pathetic CAT score, failed placements and an irritating professor as mentor for the project, my 3rd year was pretty screwed up!! I had zero self-confidence and thought of myself being a waste and a burden on my parents. They didn't knew about it much but yea knew I was depressed, but i guess life had its own plan and left Delhi to explore Bangalore

(my first love). Spent 2 weeks there, came back.


Job : Managed to secure a job with a startup in Gurgaon ( a place where my ex belonged to and I loathed) and started working. Initially it was tough , literally, but then yes you eventually adjusts with things around. Worked harder, was in the top of the lists and was involved with other stuff there itself so had myself pretty occupied. Around birthday (January) I relaised "yaar aur nai hoga yeh, have to get back to the original self" and I told my parents about the discussion of pursuing MBA again making them satisfied "ki haan ab kuch hoga iska" Asked my cousins about the same and planned that I'll take the night shift and study in the day time but on my own, no coaching. Mind mai apni value abhi b kum nai hui thi (still thought of myself a smarty) and will crack it on my own. Registered with TIME for the test series and had a friend from XIMB to pan out my stuff and help me with it. Boy!! Those aimcats gave me nightmares, scoring as low as single digit percentiles. Still something in me kept me moving on and in August I resigned thinking I'll be full time devoted to it as was not able t manage job and study together. Manager felt bad but had to do this and packed my stuff and came back home. So living in Delhi/NCR for 4 + years and coming back to Yamunanagar (small town) gave me jitters. All hanging out, weekend parties etc all came to a stop. Kept my cool and promised myself with lucrative offers if I end up good.

Struggle time : actual period : So kept on preparing and hoping for a miracle I wrote CAT and all other MBA entrances , had in my mind that I'll atleast get through something. In this whole process, made amazing friends here on pagalguy. A long list of people and wont name because missing even a single on would be unfair. "Rise to Smile" was  my adda where was called tamatar and was called sallu too. Spent around 10 hours here because it was my family. So when the results started pouring in, it was a time where I thought it's time to end my life.

CAT : 50 %ile

SNAP : 86 %ile

XAT : 75.75%

And all other were straight rejects.

Managed to secure calls from TAPMI, IFMR, IMT Nagpur but the worst they didn't get converted too. Only IMT Nagpur did. My all friends had converts and were happy and gay with their new friends. It was a time I want no one should ever go through. A failure which makes you think yourself as a big loser, a failure, a burden, good for nothing girl. When you are so low, everything about you turns to be negative, you start thinking about how ugly you are, nobody loves you, people are moving away, they are happy and you are just sulking, you cry and cry yourself to sleep. Watching your parents try to pacify you but deep down you know how much they want you to be successful, taunts etc just was too much. Because of all this, I stopped eating and ignored my health and fell sick. Jaundice and acute intestinal infection took over me and 3 months on bed direct (April-May-June).This period was horrible, used to cry at nights because of pain and I guess the failure because I was scared about my future and cry till the point my mum used to make me sleep around 3 AM. This continued for 3 months, injections of pain killers, mum dad taking leaves for handling me etc, the only best part I wasn't admitted. During this time, I met a person on PG and he helped me to find a way out for all this. He asked me to introspect as it wasn't taking my time much and note down that what wrong I did. I agreed after a bit nagging and started the introspection and realized:

1.       I ignored the basic pattern and got emotionally attached to questions.

2.       I spent most of the time here on PG bakaring.

3.       I wasn't serious or organised with my course.

4.       I thought of myself as a person who'll clear CAT without prep.

5.       Was too involved in worldly affairs and vulnerable.

With all this I thought of working but was refused because of stamina/health issues and thought of writing CAT the last time in 2014. I was 23 by then, unemployed, good for nothing lass but still my parents agreed to it (not the marriage issue but they wanted me to settle professionally)

I gave up chocolates, I can die for them but yes did. Just to bring myself in discipline and joined CL in july for classes. Went for my classes, studied hard, did my questions, was off PG as in bakar and was a part of the FB group but realised that cannot study this way and went for chats and all just to ease my mind out. Joined swimming to keep myself involved as was still at home and made every effort to burn the midnight oil and with the support of my bestie and people around wrote CAT and all other entrances.

The first one was CMAT sept, result came around midnight and I managed a 95%ile, I know not a great one but a person who has seen 40-50, it was heaven. Called up Ankita (besite) and cried my heart out. I know I wouldn't get calls but then it was 90+. Was a bit confident and with an added effort wrote CAT. So i am this person who gets nervous before exams and happened this time too. After CAT, the next day i had IIFT and realised in the middle of the exam, IIFT is not my cup of tea The same night I went to katwaria sarai, in front of the IIFT gate, vented out (kiddish I know). SNAP happened then and results came. CAT it was, i scored 89.68%ile, yes not even a 90 -_- It scared the shit out of me again and was so depressed that I made my parents let down again and couldn't even manage 90+ with coaching and stuff. As the battle was still left, prepared for XAT. Was unwell that morning but managed to appear for it :/ The day I had TISS ,SNAP's result was declared. As I was going for the exam, the result was out. I was firm that I'll check once i am back at my massi's place. I went back, opened my mail hoping positivity as I wasn't bad last year. As I opened the score card, it was 97.85%ile and I shouted like anything. My cousin from the other room came running and was shocked to see me in tears (i cry a lot ) He got so so so scared that he called up bhabhi to look into the matter. I checked, rechecked, re re checked if it was me only. That moment I was not in my senses, I was crying and laughing at the same time Called up Ankita and did the same on phone, she was so confused that I got some good abuses from her The amount of confidence it gave me had no boundaries. Went out the next day and ate my heart out and shopped ^_^ Called my parents but they were normal with it! J

Then all the results came and TISS, IIFT was a straight reject. So as I had SNAP, i was hell bent to convert Symbiosis as Pune it was, a place I so wanted to be a part of. I knew I would clear SCMHRD cut off but was sceptical about SIBM-P, again tension times :/ but somehow I did :D.

So this season I had/have calls from SIBMP, SCMHRD, SIIB, SIBMB, XIMB HR, IMI, TAPMI, KJ FORE, that is it.

The pune phase was altogether an amazing journey and rickety one but yes made me so so so strong.

Converted SCMHRD and am waitlisted for SIBMP which I have no hopes for to clear. So will be joining SCMHRD for now and will have my badge too :mg:

I made so many friends in this whole journey who are so close to my heart and have stood by me and seeing them saying "we are so happy for you, you deserved it" made me cry. Some of them left me but yes I cannot control that. The whole journey made me kill myself, made me proud. My parents cried with me the day I was part of the SCMHRD merit list. Sooner or later I realised, I can do it, I just need to be a lil more disciplined and strict with myself. Things will eventually fall in place, people say or "tension na le, sab sahi hoga" but yea we are humans, but obvious hota tension! J

Something in us keeps us moving, we just have to find that something and we'll succeed for sure!

PS - I know it is a long one but wanted to share with my PG family.

PPS - Ignore the grammatical errors as direct from the heart and no proof reading has been done.

PPPS - I did it (somehow) so anyone can do it! J

PPPPS - any sort of feedback is welcomed!

All the best peeps!! You'll surely shine!  

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  • @sudar19shan90 @amitabhdas thankyou :smiley: @siddhar.... 3h.
  • Congrats!!! Truly inspirational!!!! All the best for SC.... 44m.
Saloni Agarwal @saloni1931 12,676

@sudar19shan90 @amitabhdas  thankyou  @siddharth1991  oh kool :and thankyou @beteNoire  I know you , right? :/ yaad nai aa raha :/

Rattanjyot Singh @jyot_93 40

Congrats!!!  Truly inspirational!!!!  All the best for SCMHRD. Rock it 

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Hi friends. Please let me know if I stand a chance to join fpm/ PhD management in any top institutes though I have an average education profile? I have confidence of making it through CAT 2016.

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is there a dedicated group.. either here or on facebook or whatsapp for converts??

  • Hamza, 08791255847. 17 May.
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I heard people are getting individual mails from IIM L about their convert and have been asked to pay fees by 30th May. Just updating the crowd. 

  • I am nt atall hopeful... just curious.... 1h.
  • Umeed ka to sirjee, kisi ko idea nahi hai. Sab ek kashti .... 1h.
Kismat se pehle, aur naseeb se zyada, kisiko nahi milta. 
Shree Kant Das @das.shreekant 23

I am nt atall hopeful... just curious...

Nuke Deal @nuke_deal 590

Umeed ka to sirjee, kisi ko idea nahi hai. Sab ek kashti mein sawar hai, kaun us paar jayega, kaun is paar ye to bas ek wohi jaanta hai. 

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Who is named bhojpuri shakespere :)

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Help needed...

I booked for CL Mock 2 ( proctored ) for 30th May. They gave me the center and all but the same mock is also available to me on my CL student's homepage which I can take whenever I feel like. How is it proctored then ? Or are they both different tests with same name o.O

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admission officially the refund cheque yesterday....felt good to see the amount back with me!!!...

  • u applied for the withdrawl on..? dedeuctions=1k..?. 2d.
  • @Guhan1 @sri_shi i had sent the mail on 9th...and the che.... 1h.
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my way @sri_shi 41

u applied for the withdrawl on..? dedeuctions=1k..?

@sjb20 17

@Guhan1 @sri_shi i had sent the mail on 9th...and the cheque was ready by 20th...was dispatched thru courier after contacting me to confirm my current address... u can go and collect it personally as well.

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