XAT : Last minute tips from an XLRI alumnus

Chinnappa R – Mentor (IMS Delhi NCR) Read this blog by Chinnappa Reddy, an alumnus of XLRI (Batch of 2012). He cracked XAT 2010 and made it to the renowned HRM program of XLRI. Chinnappa has been mentoring MBA aspirants for over 3 years now. In this post, he shares a few important tips that could…

XAT 2016: Expected Cut offs (Pre test)

Edit: If you are reading this post after taking XAT 2016, visit https://vkpedia.in/2016/01/04/xat-2016-expected-cut-offs-post-test/ to view my post on XAT 2016 cut offs prediction after the test. “What are the expected cut-offs for XLRI programs through XAT 2016? “; ” What score should I target in each section and overall for XAT 2016?” ; “What is the minimum…

XAT 2017 : Negative marking for Skipped Questions

The XAT conducting body has retained the change that they had introduced last year – in XAT 2017 students have a choice of not attempting 12 questions(compared to 13 last year). Beyond this, any unattempted question will carry the negative mark of 0.05. What this means? You can skip upto 12 questions without being penalised for…

SNAP 2015: Expected cut-offs

SNAP 2015 lived true to its reputation of being unpredictable – who could have predicted that one could be asked questions about Akbar and the Bahmani Empire. While the test was characterized by a difficult General Awareness as well as Analytical and Logical Reasoning sections,  the  Quantitative Ability Section and General English section were fairly manageable. In…

SNAP 2015 – Last minute tips

Read on for some last minute tips and strategies for SNAP 2015 and improve your chances of getting a call for the next round of the selection process of the Symbiosis Group of institutes, more so from  SIBM Pune and SCMHRD Pune. Tips for previous day Write down your strategy for the test in black and white…

How to prepare for CAT 2016

I keep getting asked about what should be an ideal study plan for CAT 2016. Let me start by telling you that making a plan is the easiest step for all aspirants – the challenge is sticking to it through your preparation. Its so easy to get demotivated when you fail to assimilate certain concepts or…

How to prepare for SNAP 2016 – Part II

Further to my post yesterday, here is my take on how to prepare for the other sections of SNAP: 2.  SNAP Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency This section has traditionally been dominated by Arithmetic questions based on topics like Time, Speed & Distance, Work, Pipes & Cisterns, Averages, Percentages, Simple & Compound Interest, Mixtures…