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IIMs announce highlights of the CAT 2011

CAT 2011 will have only two sections instead of three – 70 mins each. Kolkata, India, 25 July 2011 – Indian Institutes of Management announced the highlights of the Common Admission Test 2011 (CAT 2011). The CAT 2011 will have only two sections instead of three. The first section will focus on Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation; the second on ...

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XAT vs CAT

Dipintika Kumar tells you which exam was tougher! These days entrance exams come up with the most unpredictable paper patterns, perhaps to assess on-the-spot decision making abilities rather than the preparation level of a student. And the two most notorious exams in this regard are CAT and XAT. While CAT has gone online, XAT prefers to continue with its paper-based, ...

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Last lap of the CAT

You have been preparing for D Day all along, and now you’ve reached the last lap of the race. You feel the heat building up, the pressure mounting, days that go in anticipation and time that increasingly gets spent in the temples and you replace your sweetheart’s snap with a picture of God.. JAM brings you some pertinent and useful ...

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Want to bell the CAT?

JAM helps you decide if being an MBA is really your passion The CAT is now upon everyone. With the MBA entrances looming nearby, MBA aspirants are in top gear to crack them and gain entry into a top notch B-School. But think about it. Do you really know why you’re doing an MBA? Read on to find your answers… ...

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Protests Against CAT 2009

The protests against CAT are still on and students are determined to undo the wrongs which they feel they have been inflicted upon them. CAT 2009 was marred with technical glitches and had to be conducted in two phases this year to accommodate the thousands of students who could not take it in the first attempt due to various reasons ...

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GEAR UP THE CAT IS HERE AGAIN!

As the dreaded day has arrived, CAT aspirants are a nervous lot. Pooja Biraia consults Vinayak Kudva, Product Head, IMS Learning for advice on time management The best approach to adopt a few days before D-day? It is in a student’s best interest to take full length tests a few days before the exam to be able to identify his/her ...

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Getting catty over CAT

JAM digs deeper beneath the CAT fiasco and finds that the matter only gets worse Has the CAT gone to the dogs? If you thought the problems with the Common Admission Test, the examination to gain entry to the hallowed portals of the IIMs, was limited to the way it was conducted, you are in for a shocker. It only ...

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CAT form to have Edit button

IIM and Prometric have come up with a solution to the bug in their system. According to Prof. Satish Deodhar (IIM – A), convener for CAT 2009, students will be able to edit their information in their profiles. The “Edit profile” option will be made available to the students ten days from now. The announcement comes as a huge relief ...

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Strategies for MBA-CET

With the CAT gone, it’s now time to hone your skills for the CET! Now that most of the calls are out, for all those who have not ended up with calls the CET is your last chance to get into an institute of repute! In fact odds of getting into a good institute low in the CET as well, ...

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Mouse to tame the CAT

Taming the CAT this time around will test your skills in handling the mouse as well. With the Common Admission Test having adopted an online avatar, it is natural for aspirants to have a lot of queries on how to handle the test. Ashutosh Dikshit of the PGDM Class of 2010 at IIM Shillong, who has been there done that ...

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