10th - 8.0
12th - 81.8%
Graduation - Credit (65-74% Australian Grading System)
Work Experience - 17 months in Strategy (27 months including internship)
Background (Engineer/Non-Engineer) - Non-Engineer, Male
Category - OBC
Others - CFA Level 3 Candidate, Certifications in Advanced Excel, Modelling
CAT Expecations - 98%ile
Please help me on these questions:
- I am 26 years old but only have 17 months of full-time work Experience, is this a major red flag while applying to colleges?
- What B-Schools should I be targetting?
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B.Tech (Civil-Infrastructure) : 8.34/10 (2009-13)
12th (CBSE) : 77.4%
10th (CBSE) : 87.6%
GRE : 311 (Q-162, v-149)
GMAT : 600
WORK EXPERIENCE AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
Owner – Jambula Foodzone, Chennai since April 2018 to February 2019
Worked on everything from picking up 20 kg parcel to logo design for the company and importing of machinery. Bootstrapped with less than 30,000 INR. The business is
regarding FMCG of different spices, seasonings, etc. which are not available in market.
Used the network and approach directly the owners of sweet and savory and daily need shops in the city.
The startup did not scale much owing to need for space to conduct day to day operations and requirement of GST for the same. Though proprietorship is not shut down
officially, it is inactive for the past few months
Working in Beroe Consulting India since February 2014
Lead Analyst - Spend Pool Specialization at Beroe Inc, Chennai since Jul-2017;
Associate Team Lead: Taking up team managerial activities including allocating projects to the team, handling multiple internal and external stakeholders at the same time and meeting the deadlines with 100% timeliness
Pilot Projects & Managerial Initiatives: Successfully worked on pilot projects to bring tier-1 mining companies on board to Beroe Inc and mentored my junior colleagues including those from Indian Institute of Technology and National Institute of Technology in India
Strategic Sourcing and Enabling Savings: Interacting with clients and carrying out primary & secondary research and analysis of market scenarios by providing insights into competitive intelligence, supply demand scenario, supply chain risk assessment, price analysis, best cost country sourcing, Porters 5 forces, SWOT analysis, etc., for various categories such as grinding media, mining equipment, refractory, automation material handling equipment, etc. I have worked on projects with clients’ procurement spend ranging from US$ 100-400 mn and enabled savings of 8-10%
Team management: Adding value to internal and external stakeholders and assisting Team Lead for wide spectrum of topics ranging from team handling to client partnering along with focus on projects for customers from natural resources and FMCG sectors
Senior Research Analyst (Procurement) at Beroe Inc, Chennai since Apr-2016 to Jun-2017
Category Mapping : Formulating solution design on an array of such topics, thus facilitating major metals, mining, and cement manufacturing clients including some of the major Fortune 500 companies to optimize their global supply chain and procurement operations
Research Analyst (Procurement) at Beroe Inc, Chennai since Feb-2014 to Mar-2016;
Forecasting Dashboards & Business Development Activities: Developed market reports for mining & metal companies. Apart from generating reports, monthly periodicals and interacting directly with clients, I have carried out business development activities for the company by bringing other suppliers across categories onboard
Direct Seller for Nutritional and FMCG products since August 2017 to June 2018 – Entrepreneur with a motive to add value to customers by dealing in RCM’s FMCG, home care, health care, beauty care products
Private Investor in Indian stock markets since June 2011
Value Investor with inclination for multi-bagger stock picks. Some of the multi-baggers include Escorts group, Graphite India, Kajaria Ceramics, Finolex Cables, Ajanta Soya,etc
ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL & OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Completed 35 PDUs of PMP in May 2017 and I am expecting to give the exam H2 2018
Best Employee - Senior Level for the year 2017-2018 in April 2018
Best Employee (Runner-up) Cluster Level at Beroe Inc. in Q3, 2015
Participated and won prizes in Inter-college Technical fests:
o Won 2nd prize in ‘Landscaping’ and was a finalist in 7 other events at ‘Civilisation - National Civil Engineering Fest’, Anna University, 2012
o Finalists in Bizbiona business idea competition at SRM University, 2011
o Won 2rd prize in ‘Dalal Bull’ at Aaruush - Tech Fest’, SRM University, 2010
Organized and coordinated in events at Technical Fests :
o Head coordinator of ‘Black Friday ‘at ‘Aaruush - SRM Tech Fest’, SRM University, 2011
o Co-coordinator of ‘Treasure Hunt’ at ‘Xplociv - Civil Engineering Fest’, 2011
Stock Market Certification - NCMP (National Certified Market Professional) Level 1 by NCFM (NSE’s Certification in Financial Markets)
Guys i need some help. My xat score is 89%. Grad 85.7, X-75% XII-76%. Had a okish interview in xlri gm. Interview was long for about 40 mins. Does xlri accept this kind of a profile? 5 yrs work ex in TCS as a team lead with International work experience. Please help
May pls review my profile Aspiring : IIM ABCL PGP through CAT 18. 10th : 80.1 mp board 12th : 83.8 mp board GRAD. : B TECH with 7.84 GPA Work experience.: 25 months by Jan 19. JD : working as EA to promoter representative at conglomerate group
Sharing my interview experiences for those looking to apply next year.
Hey, please help me with this, my profile 10th - 64%(ICSE), 12th - 61%, Grad - 69.9 % (Chemical), work ex - Almost 40 months by the time i face interviews, I am having a techno commercial profile in a multinational.
Please help if profile good enough, if i crack XAT and IIFT with sumptuous percentile ?
My Profile is given below-
Education- M. Sc. Agriculture (8.33/10.00) and B. Sc. Agriculture (8.33/10.00)
Some Financial certifications like JAIIB, CAIIB, Diploma in Micro Finance and SME Finance
Work- 12 years in Development Banking-Microfinance, project finance and SME finance, Branch Manager 2 years. Currently in Lower-mid Management (AGM)
Extracurricular- Social Service, Debate, Football, Chess and composing poems.
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> 10th -86.6%
> 12th - 90.75% - School Topper in Economics
> Bsc Economics from Symbiosis School of Economics - CGPA -3.14 /4.0 (2013-16)
> GRE - 296
> Internships - - Franklin Templeton Investments as a Business Developement Intern - Adore India ( NGO) - Model Develeopement Intern - 19 Columns - Market Research Associate ( Work from home during college )
> Co Currics -
-Debating Society Founder and Head and achievements and awards as an adjudicator in National Paliamentary Debates and Invited as a judge for several tournaments; Tournament director for Symbiosis School of Economics Parliamentary Debate; Awarded the best debate leader in college
- Basketball ( District level in School ) and was a part of college team
- passionate dancer - Deputy Head for College Dance Club
- Part of Organisation Team in College Fests
> Worked for 3 months with Jimmy Choo as an extention for my Luxury Brand Research Paper
> Working with Infobip as their People Operations (HR) Intern from 11 months and soon to be People Operations Generalist in the company.
> Take part in small scale public debates organised by P.O.V - Right Path and Lifestyle and have won with different teams to keep up with the passion for debating.
Though my gre score is do you think i stand a chance to be considered for an overall profile in ISB ?