All about NMAT by GMAC™ 2016

The NMAT by GMAC™ exam is a computer-delivered test conducted by Pearsonvue and considered by NMIMS for admissions to its campuses in Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. In 2015, GMAC™ took over the conduct of NMAT with an objective of making it an nationally accepted test by many more institutes other than NMIMS. Since then, GMAC™ has been able…

Myth vs Math: What is a good percentile in CAT?

I often get asked by students: “What percentile do I need to get into the IIMs?” OR ” How do I get to a XX percentile?” OR “Is it true that only 99+ percentilers make it to the IIMs?”. This post is dedicated to all the test-takers who seek answers to these or related questions. First things first: let…

CAT 2016 Notification: The Highlights

Edited on 31st July 2016 The CAT 16 Notification has been released on Sunday, 31st July 2016. Watch out for the notification in all leading newspapers. The official CAT website is also updated with all the announcements and changes with regards to the conduct of the CAT 2016 exam this year. There was a lot of…

How to analyse Mock CATs: Mock liya…ab karna kya?

Most CAT-aspirants would agree that taking Mock tests (SimCATs in IMS parlance) is a very crucial aspect of preparing for the CAT, however everyone has a different approach towards taking mock tests during their CAT preparation. While there is obviously a difference between the approach of successful candidates and those who do not perform well…

How to solve CAT questions in 60 seconds?

I generally get asked this question – “How do I solve a CAT question fast, really fast?”, and sometimes more specifically “How do I solve a CAT questions in 60 seconds or lesser?” Do you really need to solve every CAT question in 60 seconds? This is akin to asking how does India score a…

The C.A.T. will now bell the CAT!!

Every year hundreds of thousands of students prepare for the CAT. Every year only a few thousands of students make it to the IIMs and other top B-Schools in India. So, what is it that separates these few achievers from the rest – is it just a matter of luck, is it all about hard…