A2A: How should I analyse my performance in Mock CATs?

In this series, A2A (Asked to Answer), get answers to the most often asked questions by CAT and other MBA entrance exam aspirants.  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…

IIFT 2019 – Last minute tips

The CAT is done and dusted!! The next BIG test of the 2020-21 MBA Admissions season is here – the #IIFT2019 entrance test. This test is the gateway to IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata, B-Schools that are counted amongst the top 30 B-schools in India. Both campuses have a integrated selection process with common cut-offs…

CAT 2019: How to increase my attempts?

Let us see how do you handle the common scenario for CAT test-takers wherein:  You know how to solve most questions, but don’t find enough time to solve them!! If you find yourself in this situation more often than not, then your root problem is the failure to select the right questions to solve while…

CAT 2019 – the countdown has begun

With the countdown on for CAT 2019, the moods and anxieties are varied. Some of you will be studying hard, some may be fine-tuning the strategy, some of you will be looking for shortcuts, while a few will be quite confident! Here is a list of Dos and Don’ts in the run-up to the CAT on…

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…

How to prepare for CAT 2019

I keep getting asked about what should be an ideal study plan for CAT 2019. 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…

SNAP 2016 : How to prepare? (Part I)

SNAP 2016 (Symbiosis National Aptitude test) – the gateway to the MBA programs offered by SIBM Pune, SCMHRD Pune and 12 other Symbiosis Group institutes is scheduled to be conducted on 18th December 2016. This test is one of the more popular entrance tests taken by B-School aspirants, with around 50,000 test-takers every year.  The…