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Last Updated - November 11, 2016

Piyasi Das appeared for CAT in 2012 and scored 69 percentile marks. She was offered admission from many institutes but she finally chose Birla Institute of Management Technology, NOIDA. She says, only a good practice can lead to crack CAT. She also says, practice with focused mind can make weak areas as the strong one so, practice die-hard to get selected in your dream institute. Given below is the questionnaire of him which can help you in preparing for CAT.

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Ques. How many GDPI did you take part in?

Ans. 5

Ques. The institutes that offered you admissions?

Ans. I was offered admission from following institutes-

  1. BIMTECH, NOIDA,
  2. Christ University Institute of Management, Bengaluru
  3. Goa Institute of Management , Goa
  4. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies , Bengaluru
  5. Delhi School of Management , Delhi

ICFAI Business School , Tripura

Know More CAT 2016 Participating Institutes

Ques. Apart from CAT which exams do you appear?

Ans. XAT, MAT, NMAT

Ques. Mode of Preparation?

Ans. Classroom Coaching

Ques. Review the Coaching Institutes and what was their role in your story?

Ans. I had a lot of positive experience in this institute .The coaching process I had at the time of exam, it was really very helpful for me. Coaching centers will play a major part in your preparation for CAT or any other exams if have that willingness to do good, in coaching center you will get a chance to practice the syllabus everyday as well as you can clarify your doubts easily. Coaching center will provide you some question sheet and also they took various exams for simply verify your knowledge and ability.

Know More Top Coaching Institutes for CAT 2016

Ques. How did you manage CAT preparation schedule along graduation studies/working hours?

Ans. This is not a big deal, if you really want it to happen, you can make it happen. In the final year most of the students used to stop going colleges or else you will find us in library. The college faculties also help you in your preparation. So don't worry try to use max of your times and try to read in nights, because a silent environment can help you to get things done well. As you are in the final year try to make a schedule for your individual works as this is your peak time.

CAT 2016 Exam PatternCAT 2016 SyllabusCAT 2016 Paper AnalysisCAT 2016 Paper Analysis for QACAT 2016 Paper Analysis for DICAT 2016 MCQ Questions

Ques. Name of the Institute Where You took the Admission?

Ans. Birla Institute of Management Technology, NOIDA

Ques. What is Your Five Point Rule to Excel CAT 2016?

Ans. 1. Don't stuck in a single section/question, just avoid go forward.
2. Avoid confusing questions/sections at earlier stage/time.
3. Attempt which is familiar to you and you are good on that (1st round).
4. Choose less time consuming questions.
5. Try to not waste too much time before final round as these are quite tough one.

Ques. Rate the role of your coaching Institute (Classroom or Online Both) in cracking CAT?

Ans. 6

Ques. Name the Coaching Institute (Online or Classroom) ?

Ans. T.I.M.E

Ques. What were your strong and weak areas? How did you prepare and what special efforts did you put for improving your weak areas?

Ans. I am really dumb when the mathematical part comes in my way, so I tried to attempt a full mathematical question papers every day, you will find on monster.com/naukri or online free test sites or in other sites, every day I used to saw many math practice videos on you tube, but the most important thing is to understand your strong and weaknesses. Give full power on your weaknesses along with that practice hard to do well in your strong area as well.

Ques. What are the websites you followed regularly to practice free sample papers or to get updates?

Ans. 99.99-CAT 2015, Prepare Online for CAT, Naukri.com, Monster.com, Online cat coaching

Ques. Quantitative Aptitude: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. You already got to know that numbers horrify for me. So I just started from the basics, my full concentration was on the fundamentals. I, then started practicing every day. One of the most important thing is to remember the shortcuts, formulae, tables and simple tricks, try to have a glance of that question answer before solving.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for DI?

Ans. Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency by How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT by our own Mr. Arun Sharma. These are the two books that I followed.

Ques. Data Interpretation: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. Practice hard, harder and the hardest one you can. That’s it. Try to have a conversation with your faculty or friends who are good in that, trust me, this help you a lot.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Quant?

Ans. Every writer has their own style and process to share their knowledge's, anyways you can go for these books, but Arun Sharma is my favorite actually.

1. How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Arun Sharma

2. Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma

3. Quantitative aptitude by R.S Agarwal is also a very good option. Chapter will be like Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Interest, Ratio, Proportion and Variation, Time, Speed and Distance and Applications of Time.

What should be the Exam Strategy for CAT 2016

Ques. Logical Reasoning: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. Spend most of your time seeking to understand what is being asked, rather than jumping in and working on the answer. Practice hard and also another way, you can easily find many apps for your android mobile/tab to practicing logical reasoning daily at any time any place.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Logical Reasoning?

Ans. How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT by Arun Sharma, How to Prepare For verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension for the CAT. Many are there you can find in google also. These are the chapter I followed specifically Reasoning Section, Logical and Verbal.

Ques. Verbal Ability: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. Try to attempt verbal aptitude test, read Newspapers, read books/articles, watch English movies, talk with your friend in English or do a GD randomly.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Vocabulary and Grammar?

Ans. No books actually, YouTube, video games helped me a lot, when I was free I tried to have a short conversation with my friends in English obviously.

Ques. Vocabulary and Grammar: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. If you are very weak then English grammar book you will find everywhere, use YouTube, video games.

Check Your Preparation with CAT 2016 Practice Papers

Ques. What should be the strategy for someone who is starting just two months before the exam?

Ans. There is no time to think too much as you don't have such sufficient time, anyways just try to clear the basic fundamentals as early as possible, then to take mocks and fine tune your strategy. Try to solve various types of questions instead of same types of questions every day. Try to understand what is your strong area and work on that as well as give your full on your weak areas. But mostly try to remember the shortcuts and easy ways to solve problems in exams.

Ques. How Would You Rate the Following Preparation Strategy in terms of their efficiency in your story?

Piyasi Das appeared for CAT in 2012 and scored 69 percentile marks. She was offered admission from many institutes but she finally chose Birla Institute of Management Technology, NOIDA. She says, only a good practice can lead to crack CAT. She also says, practice with focused mind can make weak areas as the strong one so, practice die-hard to get selected in your dream institute. Given below is the questionnaire of him which can help you in preparing for CAT.

CAT 2016 Application ProcessCAT 2016 Application FormCAT 2016 How to ApplyCAT 2016 EligibilityCAT 2016 Important DatesCAT 2016 Exam CentersCAT 2016 Admit CardCAT 2016 Official Notification

Ques. How many GDPI did you take part in?

Ans. 5

Ques. The institutes that offered you admissions?

Ans. I was offered admission from following institutes-

  1. BIMTECH, NOIDA,
  2. Christ University Institute of Management, Bengaluru
  3. Goa Institute of Management , Goa
  4. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies , Bengaluru
  5. Delhi School of Management , Delhi
  6. ICFAI Business School , Tripura

Know More CAT 2016 Participating Institutes

Ques. Apart from CAT which exams do you appear?

Ans. XAT, MAT, NMAT

Ques. Mode of Preparation?

Ans. Classroom Coaching

Ques. Review the Coaching Institutes and what was their role in your story?

Ans. I had a lot of positive experience in this institute .The coaching process I had at the time of exam, it was really very helpful for me. Coaching centers will play a major part in your preparation for CAT or any other exams if have that willingness to do good, in coaching center you will get a chance to practice the syllabus everyday as well as you can clarify your doubts easily. Coaching center will provide you some question sheet and also they took various exams for simply verify your knowledge and ability.

Know More Top Coaching Institutes for CAT 2016

Ques. How did you manage CAT preparation schedule along graduation studies/working hours?

Ans. This is not a big deal, if you really want it to happen, you can make it happen. In the final year most of the students used to stop going colleges or else you will find us in library. The college faculties also help you in your preparation. So don't worry try to use max of your times and try to read in nights, because a silent environment can help you to get things done well. As you are in the final year try to make a schedule for your individual works as this is your peak time.

CAT 2016 Exam PatternCAT 2016 SyllabusCAT 2016 Paper AnalysisCAT 2016 Paper Analysis for QACAT 2016 Paper Analysis for DICAT 2016 MCQ Questions

Ques. Name of the Institute Where You took the Admission?

Ans. Birla Institute of Management Technology, NOIDA

Ques. What is Your Five Point Rule to Excel CAT 2016?

Ans. 1. Don't stuck in a single section/question, just avoid go forward.
2. Avoid confusing questions/sections at earlier stage/time.
3. Attempt which is familiar to you and you are good on that (1st round).
4. Choose less time consuming questions.
5. Try to not waste too much time before final round as these are quite tough one.

Ques. Rate the role of your coaching Institute (Classroom or Online Both) in cracking CAT?

Ans. 6

Ques. Name the Coaching Institute (Online or Classroom) ?

Ans. T.I.M.E

Ques. What were your strong and weak areas? How did you prepare and what special efforts did you put for improving your weak areas?

Ans. I am really dumb when the mathematical part comes in my way, so I tried to attempt a full mathematical question papers every day, you will find on monster.com/naukri or online free test sites or in other sites, every day I used to saw many math practice videos on you tube, but the most important thing is to understand your strong and weaknesses. Give full power on your weaknesses along with that practice hard to do well in your strong area as well.

Ques. What are the websites you followed regularly to practice free sample papers or to get updates?

Ans. 99.99-CAT 2015, Prepare Online for CAT, Naukri.com, Monster.com, Online cat coaching

Ques. Quantitative Aptitude: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. You already got to know that numbers horrify for me. So I just started from the basics, my full concentration was on the fundamentals. I, then started practicing every day. One of the most important thing is to remember the shortcuts, formulae, tables and simple tricks, try to have a glance of that question answer before solving.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for DI?

Ans. Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency by How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT by our own Mr. Arun Sharma. These are the two books that I followed.

Ques. Data Interpretation: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. Practice hard, harder and the hardest one you can. That’s it. Try to have a conversation with your faculty or friends who are good in that, trust me, this help you a lot.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Quant?

Ans. Every writer has their own style and process to share their knowledge's, anyways you can go for these books, but Arun Sharma is my favorite actually.

1. How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Arun Sharma

2. Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma

3. Quantitative aptitude by R.S Agarwal is also a very good option. Chapter will be like Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Interest, Ratio, Proportion and Variation, Time, Speed and Distance and Applications of Time.

What should be the Exam Strategy for CAT 2016

Ques. Logical Reasoning: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. Spend most of your time seeking to understand what is being asked, rather than jumping in and working on the answer. Practice hard and also another way, you can easily find many apps for your android mobile/tab to practicing logical reasoning daily at any time any place.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Logical Reasoning?

Ans. How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT by Arun Sharma, How to Prepare For verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension for the CAT. Many are there you can find in google also. These are the chapter I followed specifically Reasoning Section, Logical and Verbal.

Ques. Verbal Ability: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. Try to attempt verbal aptitude test, read Newspapers, read books/articles, watch English movies, talk with your friend in English or do a GD randomly.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Vocabulary and Grammar?

Ans. No books actually, YouTube, video games helped me a lot, when I was free I tried to have a short conversation with my friends in English obviously.

Ques. Vocabulary and Grammar: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section?

Ans. If you are very weak then English grammar book you will find everywhere, use YouTube, video games.

Check Your Preparation with CAT 2016 Practice Papers

Ques. What should be the strategy for someone who is starting just two months before the exam?

Ans. There is no time to think too much as you don't have such sufficient time, anyways just try to clear the basic fundamentals as early as possible, then to take mocks and fine tune your strategy. Try to solve various types of questions instead of same types of questions every day. Try to understand what is your strong area and work on that as well as give your full on your weak areas. But mostly try to remember the shortcuts and easy ways to solve problems in exams.

Ques. How Would You Rate the Following Preparation Strategy in terms of their efficiency in your story?

Coaching ClassesNCERT Text BooksOnline Study MaterialCoaching Printed Study MaterialMock & Sample Test PapersStudy GroupsSubject Wise ClassesSelf-Study
ModerateModerateVery HighModerateHighVery HighModerateVery High

Ques. What will be Your Prescription for Students in the Last Phase of their Preparation for CAT 2016?

Ans. I know it is a quit tough situation for students but you really need to calm down and should take rest and give rest to your body/brain. Don't think too much now, in this phase you just need to relax. Study consistently and keep revising. Do not go for marathon sessions while preparing. Keep your mind relaxed.

Ques. How was the interview? Share some of the questions?

Ans. The interview was a bit tough for me, 4 rounds I have faced including GD, HR round, Director round and Technical round. Then only they took me, the 1st round is like a casual interaction session with everyone, in the 2nd round I had to face 12 people including me in Group Discussion. After clearing that they provide us a lunch coupon and told me to come after 1 hour for the remaining rounds which was director, technical rounds. After the whole interview process they confirmed contact number and told me that we will let me know soon.
Questions in the interview were like:
1. Tell me something about yourself?
2. Share some extra valuable qualities in you?
3. Why MBA?
4. What is marketing?
5. Hard work or Smart work?
6. Why you want to join our college? What do you know about our college?
7. Whom do you admire most in your life?
8. Basic marketing questions (7p’s, 4p’s etc.).

CAT 2016 ResultsCAT 2016 CounsellingCAT 2016 Score CalculationCAT 2016 Cutoff

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Verbal Ability?

Ans. You can follow How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT Common Admission by Arun Sharma apart from this read, write English as much as you can. But trust me there’s no particular book you need to learn.

Coaching ClassesNCERT Text BooksOnline Study MaterialCoaching Printed Study MaterialMock & Sample Test PapersStudy GroupsSubject Wise ClassesSelf-Study
ModerateModerateVery HighModerateHighVery HighModerateVery High

Ques. What will be Your Prescription for Students in the Last Phase of their Preparation for CAT 2016?

Ans. I know it is a quit tough situation for students but you really need to calm down and should take rest and give rest to your body/brain. Don't think too much now, in this phase you just need to relax. Study consistently and keep revising. Do not go for marathon sessions while preparing. Keep your mind relaxed.

Ques. How was the interview? Share some of the questions?

Ans. The interview was a bit tough for me, 4 rounds I have faced including GD, HR round, Director round and Technical round. Then only they took me, the 1st round is like a casual interaction session with everyone, in the 2nd round I had to face 12 people including me in Group Discussion. After clearing that they provide us a lunch coupon and told me to come after 1 hour for the remaining rounds which was director, technical rounds. After the whole interview process they confirmed contact number and told me that we will let me know soon.
Questions in the interview were like:
1. Tell me something about yourself?
2. Share some extra valuable qualities in you?
3. Why MBA?
4. What is marketing?
5. Hard work or Smart work?
6. Why you want to join our college? What do you know about our college?
7. Whom do you admire most in your life?
8. Basic marketing questions (7p’s, 4p’s etc.).

CAT 2016 ResultsCAT 2016 CounsellingCAT 2016 Score CalculationCAT 2016 Cutoff

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Verbal Ability?

Ans. You can follow How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT Common Admission by Arun Sharma apart from this read, write English as much as you can. But trust me there’s no particular book you need to learn.


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