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Group Discussion, Written Ability Test & Personal Interview

To get selected to a top B-School in the country, students must not only get good score in the entrance exams but also ace the Group Discussion (GD), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds that are organised by the institutes. After the entrance exams result come out, institutes shortlist students for the 2nd round of the admission process.This round may consist of GD or WAT or both as well as PI. This is an effective way for the institutes to screen the shortlisted students based on their communication skills and their leadership qualities. Many institutes give higher weightage to this process than to the performance of the candidates in the entrance exams. To ace the GD and WAT round, the candidates should develop a reading habit. They should be aware of the current affairs and the hot topics of discussion.The topics could be contemporary, social, economic, management, politics or even abstract.For example, for CAT 2018 the often asked [...]
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All About Common Admission Test (CAT)

CAT is the largest M.B.A. entrance exam in India and is the pathway for aspirants to gain admission in the top B-Schools in India. The test is conducted by IIMs for selection of students for its various business administration programs. Candidates who appear for CAT can apply for admission in the MBA programs of the 20 IIMs as well as of management programs in 500 other top colleges/universities throughout the country. Every year more than 2 Lakhs candidates appear for this exam.In 2018,2.41 Lakhs candidates had registered for the exam.CAT 2019 will be held on 24th November and will be conducted by IIM Kozhikode. The validity of score is for one year only.Candidates based on their CAT score are shortlisted for the 2nd round of admission by the various colleges. The 2nd round of admission might consist of Group Discussion, Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview depending on the institute. Important Dates: Events Dates CAT 2019 Notification July last week, 2019 [...]
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