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avishjain
Robin Hood @avishjain 263
Posted 2d ago
Video analysis for TIME's AIMCAT - season 2014 - http://goo.gl/HsRXOV

Video analysis for TIME's AIMCAT - season 2014 -


http://goo.gl/HsRXOV

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  • a big thanks bro!!downloading these videos from time webs.... 17h.
  • U rock dude.......... 19m.
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SIIB-Pune
Symbiosis Institute of International Business @SIIB-Pune 1.1 k
Posted 7h ago
Brevity is the Art of Soul, Humility is the soul of the leader. And Deshmond Tutu exhibits both a good heart and a humble soul. Here is a man who does not need any introduction...

Brevity is the Art of Soul, Humility is the soul of the leader. And Deshmond Tutu exhibits both a good heart and a humble soul.
Here is a man who does not need any introduction... 


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Quant2006
mustafa rokerya @Quant2006 18
Posted 1d ago
anyone got mail regarding admissions

anyone got mail regarding admissions

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  • puys, with 420+ 2yr students, dont you think the placemen.... 8h.
  • well we r competing among 5+ yrs exp. profile would be ve.... 7h.
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jainarihant44
Arihant @jainarihant44

Got the offer, I am really concerned about the placement scenario post completion. as came across few threads which gives a very bleak picture. Would like views from others too.

krish_na
Krishna Mohan Singh @krish_na 1

I received confirmation email yesterday! Does anyone know what would be program start date?

theriseoffall
@theriseoffall

puys, with 420+ 2yr students, dont you think the placement scenario will come more down? Even Im wondering on stats.. 

Quant2006
mustafa rokerya @Quant2006 18

well we r competing among 5+ yrs exp. profile would be very different for someone with 0-3 yrs exp vs 5+ yrs experience

gotchapagal
puchkuu @gotchapagal 26.1 k
Posted 9h ago
Milta Bhi Nahi Tumhare Jesa Koi Aur Is Shehr Mai Humein Kya Maloom Tha Tum Ek Ho Wo Bhi Kisi Aur Ke

Milta Bhi Nahi Tumhare Jesa Koi Aur Is Shehr Mai

Humein Kya Maloom Tha Tum Ek Ho Wo Bhi Kisi Aur Ke

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  • wah wah. 8h.
Sherjil
Sherjil Islam @Sherjil 6.2 k
Posted 14 Jul
Schweinstiger, Lahm and Klose. What a fairytale end of three modern day greats. Couldn't have asked for more. Truly deserved champs _/\\_

Schweinstiger, Lahm and Klose. What a fairytale end of three modern day greats. Couldn't have asked for more. Truly deserved champs _/\_

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  • @Sherjil hmm i cn undrstnd. 8h.
dragster
dragster 9 @dragster 506
Posted 9h ago
@grondmaster What's wrong with PG? Totally absurd interface.. worse in last 4 years. No old prep. threads.. no time-bound prep.. no blogging channels.. no PG rankings..? slow cum passive messaging? and what not.. I'm damn sure, nobody is happy about this change- a lot of 'em must have abando...

@grondmaster 

What's wrong with PG?

Totally absurd interface.. worse in last 4 years. No old prep. threads.. no time-bound prep.. no blogging channels.. no PG rankings..? slow cum passive messaging? and what not.. 

I'm damn sure, nobody is happy about this change- a lot of 'em must have abandoned this forum. But what's the reason of this demotion? And if this is an experiment, why the heck site-owners not switching to the previous version- with some modifications(pun intended)?

Are there some internal issues users shall be/are unaware of? Some individual/firm/B-school/xYz took action action against the forum, or that it's harming the interests of a particular group, or that site has been paid for this primitive change?

I, and a lot many users I'm associated with- seek answers, not assumptions. And I hope that user-satisfaction, and consumer demand will be taken care of- for the growth and commercial interests thereof. If not for goodwill. 

Regards,

Harsh Parashar


 

sakshaytalwar
@sakshaytalwar
Posted 6d ago
finally got the mail from icici regarding nov batch slot booking starts from 17 july

finally got the mail from icici regarding nov batch slot booking starts from 17 july 

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  • Can anyone provide the material or any link to prepare fo.... 18h.
  • Can any1 plzzz tell me how many questions are asked in th.... 9h.
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Ghosal
geerthana vanaraj @Ghosal

Can you please tell me how was your exam ? I'm going to write it on upcoming sunday

rudra89
Papiya Rudra @rudra89 47

@mydhili23 dont worry it will take time u will receive soon. they send in batches i guess

schodipalli1
@schodipalli1

Mee too Got the mail from icici to book the test slot, my exam is on 31st july in vizag

schodipalli1
@schodipalli1

Can anyone provide the material or any link to prepare for the exam.

anamikaroy194
@anamikaroy194

Can any1 plzzz tell me how many questions are asked in the aptitude test???? And is there any negative marking?????

koool.Miike
Mental @koool.Miike 27.4 k
Posted 10h ago
@kennethsingh bhai tere liye. *Who is a MAN? * A man is a beautiful part of God's creation who starts compromising at a very tender age. He sacrifices his chocolates for his sister. He sacrifices his dreams for just a smile on his parents face. He spends his entire pocket money on b...

@kennethsingh bhai tere liye.


Who is a MAN?

A man is a beautiful part of God's creation who starts compromising at a very tender age.

He sacrifices his chocolates for his sister. He sacrifices his dreams for just a smile on his parents face.

He spends his entire pocket money on buying gifts for the lady he loves just to see her smiling.

He sacrifices his full youth for his wife & children by working late at night without any complain.

He builds their future by taking loans from banks & repaying them for lifetime.

He struggles a lot & still has to bear scolding from his mother, wife & boss.

His life finally ends up only by compromising for others' happiness.

If he goes out, then he's careless

If he stays at home, then he's a lazy

If he scolds children, then he's a monster

If he doesn't scold, then he's a irresponsible guy.

If he stops wife from working, then he's an insecure guy.

If he doesn't stops wife from working, then he's somebody who lives on wife's earnings.

If he listens to mom, then he's mama's boy.

If he listens to wife, he's wife's slave.

Respect every male in your life. U will never know what he has sacrificed for you. Worth sending to every man to make him smile & every woman to make her realize his worth!

Via- Uth Time - India's Youth e-magazine

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  • y o mujhe pata nai tha itna kuch qualities hai mere mein. 10h.
  • 4th para without any complain(without any bournvita) :mg:. 10h.
kennethsingh
kenneth singh @kennethsingh 10.7 k


y

o mujhe pata nai tha itna kuch qualities hai mere mein

kennethsingh
kenneth singh @kennethsingh 10.7 k

4th para without any complain(without any bournvita) :mg:

saloni1931
Saloni Agarwal @saloni1931 12.1 k
Posted 13 Feb
:gm: :nono: :mg: :sneaky: :blush: :stuck_out_tongue: :neutral_face:
:gm:
:nono:
:mg:
:sneaky:
:blush:


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  • these are the old smileys...now there are new ones...use .... 1d.
  • :grin: :smiley: :disappointed: X:( lol these are al.... 14h.
Reyaan
Reyan Aidan @Reyaan 4
Posted 15h ago
Eagerly waiting for sbi amsy interview results..do you have any news regarding results...puys?

Eagerly waiting for sbi amsy interview results..do you have any news regarding results...puys?

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  • possibly this friday..25th July. 15h.
  • Lets hope so..but Where have you got this info,?bro. 14h.
kunalv0ra
kunal @kunalv0ra 2
Posted 2d ago
is any body waitlisted and looking for admission in PG core?


is any body waitlisted and looking for admission in PG core?


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  • I m not looking for call, I was looking to cancel admissi.... 17h.
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kunalv0ra
kunal @kunalv0ra 2

I m not looking for call, I was looking to cancel admission so was wondering if there is some1 to fill my seat or not... So that I get a refund.. 

ashwin.nair
Ashwin Nair @ashwin.nair 23
Posted 17h ago
We are back to post!!!!! After a very long gap ...... Starting with a colloquia session by the new colloquia team 2014-15. The colloquia session is by Mr.Kalyanaraman working with Ernst & Young. The talk is on "Management Consulting". The takeaway will follow soon.......watch for it.... :)

We are back to post!!!!! After a very long gap ...... Starting with a colloquia session by the new colloquia team 2014-15. The colloquia session is by Mr.Kalyanaraman working with Ernst & Young. The talk is on "Management Consulting". The takeaway will follow soon.......watch for it.... :) 



VijayKansagra
Vijay Kansagra @VijayKansagra
Posted 17h ago
How is Vanguard B School placements ? I heard the jobs they get there are not good and you will get removed in a month from that job . Is that true ?

How is Vanguard B School placements ? I heard the jobs they get there are not good and you will get removed in a month from that job . Is that true ?

  • Hi i don't know who said that to you but that is not true.... 17h.
Induyeluri
Indraneela Yeluri @Induyeluri 4

Hi i don't know who said that to you but that is not true. The placements in vanguard is 100% if you want you can check in this link about placements.  

http://vanguardbschool.com/vbs-placement-reports-2

 

shashank3012
Shashank Prabhu @shashank3012 80.8 k
Posted 30 Jul '10
[image]The official notification for applying to the Indian Institutes of Foreign Trade, Delhi and Kolkata is already out. The first step of the admission process is the written test which will be held on November 28, 2010. The shortlisted candidates from the test will appear for a group discussi...

IIFT Admissions 2010-11: A ready reckoner

IIFT KolkataThe IIFT 2010 entrance test will be held on November 28, 2010. We answer some frequently asked questions about the test. Then five stalwarts from PaGaLGuY who have made it to IIFT in the past recount what they did right when they cracked the IIFT entrance test.


IIFTThe official notification for applying to the Indian Institutes of Foreign Trade, Delhi and Kolkata is already out. The first step of the admission process is the written test which will be held on November 28, 2010. The shortlisted candidates from the test will appear for a group discussion and personal interview


Here are some of the Frequently Asked Questions about the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi and Kolkata admission process.


Now that the notification is out, can I apply to these institutes?


If you fulfill the following criteria, you are eligible to apply.


i) Anyone who is in the final year of his Bachelors degree (of minimum 3 years duration) from a recognized university/college. The thing to remember is that you should be in possession of your Degree Certificate latest by October 7, 2011.


ii) Anyone who has passed his Bachelors degree from a recognized university/college.


How do I apply to IIFT?


Three ways --- by visiting IIFT, by post or Apply Online.


Is there a minimum percentage required in school or graduation marks?


There is no minimum percentage for application eligibility. However, according to IIFT Registrar Dr LD Mago, the school will consider class X and XII marks while creating the final shortlist.


How many seats are there in IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata?


There are 120 seats at the Delhi campus and 60 at the Kolkata campus.


What proportion of the seats are reserved in IIFT?


Reservation is as per Government of India regulations. 25% is reserved for Other Backward Classes, 15% for Scheduled Castes, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribes and 3% for Physically Handicapped candidates. The remaining seats are open for the General Category.


Is an MBA(IB) from IIFT different from a general MBA?



As the FAQ section of the IIFT website says, "The MBA(IB) is a general management course with special emphasis on International Business. This means, besides doing a general MBA (as is done in other b-schools), IIFT students are exposed to the international perspectives of various subjects by virtue if their doing courses like international marketing, international finance, international strategy and the like."


As far as specializations go, here is what the site has to say: The first year, consisting of three trimesters, is a core course which encompasses all the basic functional areas of management. In the third trimester students are taught the nuances of international aspects of these functional areas. The second year is when students get to choose their preferred area of specialization --- marketing, finance, trading or systems.


How is the exam different from other management entrance tests? What is the pattern of the paper and are there any sectional cutoffs?



The trend of the past few years shows that the IIFT paper is known for being unpredictable in terms of both the number of sections and the marks per question. The paper typically has a separate General Awareness section.



  • IIFT 2009 pattern


The test consisted of four sections with the Verbal Ability section split into 2 subsections --- one for Reading Comprehension and the other for grammar and vocabulary related questions.


The sections along with the marking scheme were as follows.























































Section

Marks per question

Number of questions

Total marks

Cutoff

Quantitative Ability

1

28

28

3

Data Interpretation

1

34

34

9.67

Verbal

Reading Comprehension

1

15

15

8.48

VerbalAbility

0.6

25

15

General Awareness

0.4

20

8

2.27

Total

100

122

100

37.4


An unattempted question did not carry any negative marks and every wrong answer would attract a penalty of 1/3rd of the marks allotted for the question. There were no sub-sectional cutoffs for the Verbal section. The cutoffs are on the basis of the scores released by IIFT.



  • IIFT 2008 pattern


The paper was divided into six sections.






















































Section

No. of questions

Marks per question

Total marks

General Awareness

30

0.3

9

Reading Comprehension

12

0.8

9.6

Verbal Ability

23

0.7

16.1

Quantitative Aptitude

27

0.7

18.9

Data Interpretation

26

0.8

20.8

Logical Reasoning

32

0.8

25.6


150


100


There were no marks deducted for unattempted questions while each wrong answer would attract a penalty of 1/4th of the marks allotted for that question. In 2008, IIFT had not mentioned anything about there being sectional-cutoffs.


IIFT Registrar Dr Mago told PaGaLGuY, As of now the pattern is similar to what it was last year. But the paper will be made in September. So, it can change. Also, we have been having sectional cut-offs for the last few years and it might continue this year too.


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We at PaGaLGuY.com had a chat with some PaGaLGuY stalwarts --- Varun Ramamurthy, Alnoor Venkani, Rohit Mittal, Kalika Jain and Sriram Rajagopal who successfully converted IIFT last year to know their experience of the IIFT 2009 process. Here is what they had to say.


How different is IIFT from other exams?


According to Alnoor Venkani (FMS MBA-FT batch 2010-12), IIFT is different from other exams because it is notorious for its changing paper pattern. Last year for the first time they considered sectional cutoffs. The paper also has variable marking for questions hence one's strategy to ensure that they attempt questions with greatest Return On Investment. Compared to the CAT, IIFT gives a lot more importance to vocabulary-based questions. There is a general knowledge section as well which is manageable if you read a good newspaper daily.


Varun Ramamurthy (he cleared IIFT till the last stage but joined IIM Calcutta) says, When compared to CAT or XAT, IIFT had a lengthier paper. As the pattern of the test is not known beforehand, the instructions must be read very clearly before the start of the exam. IIFT is very dynamic and the pattern most often does not remain the same in consecutive years.


For someone preparing for the CAT, how difficult is it to crack the IIFT written test?


According to Alnoor Venkani, In terms of difficulty level of questions, I would rate the IIFT 2009 paper as the second toughest of all the entrance exams in 2009, with XAT being the toughest. However, the competition in the IIFT entrance test isn't as intense as for XAT.


Varun however differs, The (IIFT 2009) paper was not tough. The question types get repeated more often than not and hence solving previous years' question papers is a must. Since the no of questions is higher, there is a wider range to choose from and one can target only their strong areas.


Any specific sections to look out for?


According to Sriram Rajagopal (IIFT batch 2010-12), the General Awareness section is the one to look out for. He instantly recollects, GK... don't take it very easy. I have seen many friends clearing the overall cutoff by a sizable margin but missing out on an interview call because of a low score in this section.


Alnoor adds, The Data Interpretation section was very calculation-intensive. One had to be very good at approximations and mathematical shortcuts to get a very good score in this section. Choosing the easier questions to solve was almost half the job done.


According to Rohit Mittal (IIFT batch 2010-12), even though the Quantitative Aptitude section was comparatively tougher than the rest of the sections, it had lower cutoffs.


Varun says, Reading Comprehension is one area where a lot of marks can be scored. Since many questions are direct, one can sometimes mark the answer without reading the passage and this saves a lot of time.


According to Kalika Jain (she cleared IIFT till the last stage but instead chose to join MDI Gurgaon), having a good hold on vocabulary helps as it takes comparatively lesser time to answer the grammar questions and the returns can be quite high.


Preparation and test taking strategies


Siddharth Mishra (IIFT batch 2010-12) says, To prepare for the general awareness section we need to be thoroughly in touch with current affairs and I suggest that people read The Economic Times and Competition Success Review. It will help not only in the IIFT test but also other entrance tests that have a general knowledge section and also at the group discussion stage.


According to Rohit, one should try to maximize their score in the written paper as last year it accounted for 65% of the weightage in the final evaluation of the IIFT admission process.


Sriram has some words of encouragement, "Don't give up until you are done with the paper. I had hardly attempted 10 questions in the first 20 minutes of the exam. I stayed focussed, gathered myself and started afresh. I ended with a score of 44.19 in the written test. As they say, 'It's not over till it's over'.


Kalika says, "IIFT has a differential marking scheme, so one should choose questions with the aim of maximize their score. But it's not a good idea to get stuck on any question just because it has a higher weightage. It's better to solve two to three low weightage questions correctly in that time. Take my next statement with a pinch of salt. IIFT has some higher-math questions as well, but I have never attempted even a single one of those and still managed to crack IIFT twice."

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  • does iift gives prefernce to b.tech graduates over gradua.... 17h.
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arkuscaesar
Arka Bhattacharya @arkuscaesar 359
@sheetzTime .. Dude, i guess IIFT applicants are less serious abt Foreign Trade when they join than IIM applicants are about Management [ But THAT only coz the IIMs dont profess to specialize, am sure the IIMs have rocking foreign trade courses as well, but IIFT is IT when it comes to WTO & Foreign trade] but two years there does teach them some if not a lot (depending on how their attitude changes)abt foreign trade as well
krishanu_baruah
@krishanu_baruah 6
thnx guys.......and to those who r concerned.......mayb till now foreign trade has nt bin on our must-know-bout list.........bt very soon we will learn bout it.........interest is not hereditary.....we take interst only when we know bout somthng......its not bin a very long time we have learned bout iift nd foreign trade....... neway...thnx a lot...........
richagandhi.rg
richa gandhi @richagandhi.rg

does iift gives prefernce to b.tech graduates over graduates in b.om?

vedik
vedik polavarapu @vedik
Posted 18h ago
Hey puys i joined in isbr mba-2 prog anyone else???

Hey puys i joined in isbr mba-2 prog anyone else???