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When the CAT roared…

Jubin Mehta’s take on his CAT experience They say life’s unfair. Well, it is pretty much true. What I’m referring to here is India’s supposedly most grueling test, CAT. The CAT has gone online from last year and having taken the test this year; I’ve got the privilege to provide a review after a hands-on experience. This isn’t going to ...

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Exchange offer

It’s the start of a new year for the world, but for students it’s the start of the end of another year. And for those among these students doing their MBA, it will soon be time to decide whether to participate in the Student Exchange Programme, or just Exchange as the fraternity calls it. Since the decision is usually made ...

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I banking career

Sidin Sunny Vadukut chats up with Shankar Kapoor, an investment banker in London, to find out what this i-bank hype is all about. It’s the one of the great big MBA dreams. The stuff that make people slog at CAT and GMAT for years. The vocation that pretty much means wealth and comfort for the rest of your lives. Or ...

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Why i dropped out of IIM C?

Gaurav Mathur had to make a difficult choice – but he chose to do the ‘right thing’. Like thousands of twenty somethings, Gaurav Mathur dreamt of getting into an IIM. Unlike thousands of others, he actually did make it. But his dream was cut short just two weeks into the course. A condition for joining any of the IIMs is ...

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Not Fair

Some B school aspirants are unhappy with the way SNAP, IIFT and NMAT exams were conducted this year. As the number of test takers explodes, can institutes ensure a fair and transparent process? JAM investigates. Rashmi Bansal Pooja Sengupta, an Anna University engineering graduate, appeared for the SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) on 18th December 2005, along with thousands of ...

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CATastrophe: 2004 A CAT Story

CATastrophe CAT 2004, with its new format and differently marked questions, threw a lot of MBA aspirants off guard. Vinay Prasad lived to tell the tale. I graduated two years ago and have been working in a software firm ever since. Like most disgruntled ‘techies’, I decided to take the CAT with the inspiration that an MBA degree will get ...

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