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Mera number kab aayega

Paras Shah recounts his experience with MBA entrance exams over the last year I graduated in 2005. I was keen to do my MBA outside India. But I left that idea for some personal reason. Being from Ahmedabad, I knew only about BK Institute of Management (through Gujarat CET), a few other local colleges and IIMs through CAT. In the ...

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Analysing CAT – GD/PI calls

Aks Seth analyzes how CAT has evolved over the years as the rush for the MBA bazaar has steadily grown. As someone who graduated out of an IIM (and one who cruised through those two years with a lot of jest), one feels nostalgic with every CAT result and one follows it with a lot of personal interest. And dare ...

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BSchool Rankings 2004

JAM B School Report Card 2004 || Cosmode-Businessworld Outlook-CFore Ranking || India Today Rankings || FAQ’s The JAM B School Report Card 2004 Whether a B school RANKS a notch higher or lower than another isn’t as important as whether it falls in a generally accepted CATEGORYas regards quality of education and placements. The JAM B school Report Card gives ...

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BSchool Rankings 2003

To B or not B || BW-Cosmode Ranking Outlook-CFore Ranking || Business Today Rankings What Students Say || School Hunting / Placement 2003 To B or not B A hard look at which B schools are really worth applying to. by Rashmi Bansal, JAM Editor, IIM Ahmedabad alumnus. Immersed in preparations for CAT and the slew of entrance exams that ...

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Show me the money!

Says PIIT Management – Students go on strike The greenbacked monster rears its ugly head at MES’ Pillai’s Institute of Information Technology (PIIT), Panvel, Navi Mumbai, as a fee hike of Rs.22000/- is imposed on existing students. Ashish Shakya brings you the latest on the situation… On 14th August, the college put up a notice informing students of the increase ...

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Changes in CAT: From Memory to Thought

In this era of the knowledge economy, we are moving from ‘knowing‘ to ‘applying‘. This is where the CAT is also changing. CAT is now a 2 1/2 hr test. We cannot predict the question types, but we can conclusively note what has happened historically.The number of questions has decreased progressively and the questions have become tougher in terms of ...

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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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Just Do It!

Rashmi Bansal answers an interesting query by Aadesh Jain – the much needed gyan for the entrepreneur in you “I am a final year Bachelor of Management Studies student from Mumbai. I am taking the CAT’ 06 in November and had a few questions. I would be really glad if you could answer them. I found out that the average ...

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Merchant Navy

Introduction Free food, free stay, free travel around the world and a huge salary (with tax exemptions) to boot. Welcome to one of the most lucrative career options available – the Merchant Navy. Of course it’s not all glamour ‘n fun – it’s a lotta hard work. Also you’ll be separated from home, girlfriend and mom’s cooking for 6 months ...

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Finance Continuum at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay

The students at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai had a great time in learning the latest trends in ’emerging market’ at a seminar organised at SJMSOM, on September 2 and 3, 2006. Managing director and chief executive officer of Bombay Stock Exchange, Rajnikant Patel shared his views over “India at its Turning Point” as the key-note speaker. “The last three ...

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