As SNAP is over now, we can concentrate on XAT GK …it is new addition to always unexpected XAT. XAT GK will be about Business and Economics plus politics related to Economics, if we stick to these three topic we can get through qualifying GK test…

As SNAP is over now, we can concentrate on XAT GK ..it is new addition to always unexpected XAT. XAT GK will be about Business and Economics plus politics related to Economics, if we stick to these three topic we can get through qualifying GK test. Yes we have to get through first 2:20 hrs first :)

i an starting with some merger and acquisition

1> Reliance - BP
2> Igate - Patni computers
3>GVK - Hancock Coal
4>Google - Snapseed, Meebo
5>Infosys- Lodestone
6>Microsoft- Yammer
7>Dell- Ques software
8>Mahindra and Mahindra - Ssangyoung
9>Facebook - Instagram
10>linkden- Slideshare

@chandankumar010 :Are you sure dude that only these three topics would be covered ?

@Kunalit88 .. yes very much sure as this is written in XAT exam structure..

thanks buddy..!!! one more thing..is there any other thread here for XAT-GK because i am seeing this thread is not much active..

there is few thread on XAT preparation but not so for XAT GK as everyone is busy getting through first 2:20 hrs of XAT exam

i will add a few more to it .. do check it back in few days..

for current affairs i would like to suggest the following link:


1> Private Banking - 49%
2>Telecommunication - 74%
3>Broadcasting - 74%
4>Print Media - 26%
5>Power - 100%

the top 5 companies as per ET top 500:-

1) Indian Oil
2) RIL
5) SBI

Do we concentrate only on 2012 events??

Multi Brand retail - 49%
Civil Aviation - 49%
Insurance - 49%
Defence - 26%
Radio station - 20%
Cable and d2h service - 49%
New Bank - 49%
Public Sector Banks - 49%
Private Sector Banks - 74%
Credit Information companies - 49%

@anup.dutta : Slight correction ..
Multi Brand retail - 51% .. kaafi debate chala ispe recently :)

Tagline of few companies:

ABN AMRO Bank - Making More Possible
Accenture - High Performance. Delivered
Adbrite - The Internet's AD marketplace
Adidas - Forever sports
Adobe - Simplicity at work. Better by adobe
Affinity - A Fresh Approach to text advertising
AIG or American International Group Insurance Company - We know Money
Air Canada - A breath of Fresh Air
Allianz Group - The Power on your side
AMAZON.COM - Earth's Biggest BookStore
ANDHRA BANK - "Much more to do, with YOU in focus."
Apple Macintosh - Think Different
ARCELOR - Steel solutions for a better world
AT&T; - The World's Networking Company
AVIVA LIFE INSURANCE - " Kal par Control"
Bank of America - Higher Standards
Bank of Baroda - India's International Bank
Barclays - Fluent in Finance; Its our business to know your business
BIG BAZAAR - Is se sasta aur Achcha kahee nahee milenga
BIOCON - The difference lies in our DNA
Birla Mutual fund - The name inspire trust
BLOGGER.COM - Push Button Publishing
BLOOMINGDALES - Like no other store in the world
BMW - The Ultimate Driving Machine
BOEING - Forever new Frontiers
Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) - The Edge is Efficiency
BPCL - Pure for Sure
Bridgestone - Passion for exellence
British airways - The Way to Fly
British Petroleum - Beyond Petroleum
BUSINESS INDIA - The Magazine of the Corporate World
BUSINESS TODAY - For Managing Tomorrow
BUSINESS WORLD - Play the Game
CAST AWAY - "At the edge of the world, his journey begins "
Capgemeni - Together: Free your energies
CEAT - Born Tough
CENTRAL - Shop. Eat. Celebrate
CHEVROLET AVEO - When Good is not good enough
Chevron Corporation - Human Energy
CHIP - Intelligent Computing
CIPLA - Caring for life
CITI - The citi never sleep
CITIGROUP or CITIBANK - The Citi Never Sleeps
CNBC or NBC - Profit from it or Must see TV
COMPTRON and GREAVES - Everyday Solutions
Computer Associates - The Software that empowers the E-Business
CSC - Experence. Results.
DAIMLER CHYSLER - A future of Automobile
Dell - Easy as DELL.
Deutsche Bank - A Passion to Perform
DIGIT - Your Technology Navigator
DLF - "Building INDIA"
DR. REDDY'S LABORATORIES - Life. Research. Hope
DUNLOP - Accelerate your soul
DUPONT - The Miracles of Science
EBAY - The World's Online Market Place
EMC - Where information lives
Ford ICON - "The Josh Machine"
EPSON - Exceed Your Vision
Ernst and Young - Quality in Everything we Do
Essar corp - A positive a++itude
Exxon Mobil - Taking on the World's Toughest Energy Challenges
FIAT - Driven by Passion. FIAT
FORD - Built for the Road Ahead
Essar - Gas and Beyond
GM - Only GM.
HAIER - Inspired Living
HINDUSTAN TIMES - The Name India trusts for News
HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM - Future full of energy
HOME DEPOT - You can do it. We can Help.
HONDA - The Power of Dreams
HP Invent - Everything is Possible
HSBC - The World's Local Bank
HYUNDAI - Drive Your Way
IBM - " I think, therefore IBM."
IBP - Pure bhi. Poora bhi
ICICI Bank - Hum hain na!!!
Infolinks - Linking text to revenue
Infosys - " Powered by Intellect, Driven by Values; Improve your odds with Infosys Predictability"
Intel - Intel inside
IOCL - Bringing Energy to Life
Jaguar - Born to perform
Jet Airways - The Joy of Flying
JVC - The Perfect Experience
KESC - Use your power to conserve
Kingfisher Airlines - Fly the good times
KMART - The stuff of life.
Komli - Reach, Acquire, Measure.
Kontera - Delivering relevant IN-TEXT results
Kotak - Think Investments. Think Kotak.
KROGER - Costs less to get more
LARSEN and TOUBRO - We make things which make India proud
LEE - The jeans that built America
Lexus - The persuit of perfection
Lehman Brothers - Where Vision Gets Built
LENOVO - We are building a new technology company
LG - Life's Good
Lufthansa - There's no better to fly
Macromedia - What the web can be
Malaysian Airlines - Going Beyond Expectations
MARUTI SX4 - "Men are Back"
Master card - There are some things money can't buy. For everything else there's每MASTERCARD.
Max NewYork Life Insurance - Your Partner for life
McDowells Signature - The New Sign of Success
MCX - Trade with trust
METRO - The spirit of Commerce
MERCK - Where patients come first
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company or Metlife. - Have You Met Life Today
Microsoft - Where Do You Want to Go Today ; Your Potential Our Passion
Michelin - A better way forward
MITTAL STEEL - Shaping the future of steel
Monster.com - Never Settle
MRF - Tyres with Muscle
NASDAQ - Stock market for the digital world
NDTV Profit - News you can Use.
NOKIA - "Connecting People"
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) - The world puts its stock in us
ONGC - Making Tomorrow Brighter
Orange - The future is bright. The future is orange
Panasonic - "ideas for life"
PFIZER - Life is our life's work
PHILLIPS - Sense and Simplicity
Prudential Insurance Company - Growing and Protecting your wealth
ARaymond - A Complete Man
Reliance industries Limited - Growth is Life
Rivolta - "Undress Code For Men"
Sahara - Emotionally yours
SAMSUNG - Everyone's Invited or Its hard to Imagine
SAMSUNG Mobile - Next is What?
SANSUI - Born in Japan Entertaining The World
SBI DEBIT CARD - Welcome to a Cashless World
Servo - 100 % Performance. Everytime.
Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) - Tomorrow Market's Today
SKODA - Obsessed with Quality since 1897
SONY - Like. No. Other.
Speed - High Performance Petrol
Standard Chartered Bank - Your Right Partner
Standard Insurance Company Limited. - Positively Different.
Star Sports - We know your game
Sun Microsystems - The Network is the Computer
SUZLON ENERGY - Powering a Greener Tomorrow
SYMANTEC - Be Fearless.
TATA MOTORS - Even More Car per Car
TCS - Beyond the Obvious
TESCO - Every Little Helps
Thai Airways - "Smooth as Silk"
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH - Read a Bestseller everyday
THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW - Where will you be
THE ECONOMIC TIMES - The Power of Knowledge
The Indian EXPRESS - Journalism of Courage
TIMESJOBS.COM - " If you have a reason, we have the job "
TITANIC - Collide With Destiny
TOSHIBA - Choose Freedom
TOYOTA - Touch The Perfection
Toyota Innova - All you Desire
UBS - You and Us
Union Bank of India - Good People to Bank with
VIDEOCON - The Indian Multinational
VIZAG STEEL - Pride of Steel
WILLS CLASSIC - "Discover a Passion"
Window XP - Do more with less
WALMART - Always low prices. Always
Windows XP - Do More with Less
WIPRO - Applying Thought
ZEE NEWS - "Haqueqat Jaisi, Khabar Waisi"

@Jokafreak ..a few
@krakdkat .. mostly 2012 events.. if you have time left you can go for past years major economic events.
http://www.jagranjosh.com/current-affairs-economy-1284037727-1 this link might be helpful.

Is the GK section going to have as much weightage as the essay?

can someone post a comprehensive list of Indian and world cos heads ?

is Xat gk multiple choice questions?