Data Interpretation

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In the modern era data is vital for any business hence, all the companies launch their product keeping in mind the data which they collect from different resources, even the projection of revenue is dependent on the data forecasting.

Since with MBA you would be transformed as a budding manager who will join a company and over there it will be the Data primary or secondary, you would be dealing with Data day in and day out.

Because of the obvious reason of the above, Data Interpretation is the section which is common to all MBA entrance examinations hence, it is important and crucial to understand interpretation of the Data.

Data Interpretation is mostly given in tabular form or in pie charts and graphical presentations, we need to understand in a calculative manner and interpret the Data.

Data although a numerical format and can be understood while observing the comparison of the data with the commonsense and then put a hypothesis into that before calculating the Data.

The other area of Data Interpretation is that it needs to be done with crucial accuracy along with the speed and for this matter you need to be at your best at the fundamentals of arithmetic of the percentages and numbers.

Data Interpretation requires a constant practice and in the absence of any formulas, interpretation of the Data can be hypothecated with multi dimensional conclusions hence, you need not bother about the understanding of the Data from the others point of you but you need to stick to your own reasoning and present the data a per your hypothesis.

Idea of Data Interpretation is that what is that which convinces you to interpret the Data but a constant factor remains the source and credibility of Data.

In the present world where big Data has become a source of forecasting of future in the Company Boards, it is important to get on to Data Interpretation in a big way with which the understanding of this subject will not only help to crack Data Interpretation in MBA examinations but you will carry on the confidence of understanding when you will be employed with the Company.

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CAT 2017 preparation

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So you have dreamt for CAT 2017 ? Are you ready for this ? Do you really know the nature of CAT?

The above are the questions which must come to your mind and you must have answers to all these questions because dreaming is one part and working on dreaming is the second crucial part.

You must know that CAT (Common Admission Test) is an examination which is conducted by IIM body, mainly for IIMs and even the top business schools also accept CAT scores.

CAT 2017 will be notified in middle of July this year and CAT would be conducted in 1st week of November 2017.

CAT has mainly three sections viz. Quantitative Aptitude which includes QA & DI, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension. CAT is a computer based test and you are being given 180 minutes to clear 100 questions and with the negative marking CAT is the most premium and the toughest MBA entrance examination.

With the CAT you need to compete with approximately two lac other MBA aspirants who would be equally serious as you are.

This is the right time for you to start preparation for CAT and understand the fundamentals of Arithmetic, algebra, menstruation, trigonometry, for Quant section and you need to understand the nitty-gritty of grammar and raise your vocabulary for Verbal Ability section and practice a lot for Reading Comprehension section.

The experienced students have always recommended to clarify the fundamentals, you need to dig through NCERT books wherein you would find the basics of fundamentals and that would clear your doubts and make you very strong fundamentally and later when you will practice on various Mock tests, you would find magic results in a time bound CAT examination.

Although everybody fears with CAT and perceives as a most dreaded test to score high but those who have cleared CAT in previous years have other story to say i.e. CAT is not a difficult exam provided you prepare well and execute well.

Get on to preparation now to achieve mission CAT 2017 !

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PI Tips – Get nervous and get out of competition

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At present it is the time of personal interviews at all MBA Institutes who are likely to interview you to know your overall personality.

PI is the last step but is very crucial step for the admission in any MBA Institute. The gravity of the matter is thatit can be judged by the fact that PI is having a weightage of 20-25% in overall selection process.

It is open secret that if a candidate is fumbling during PI then it is really difficult to expect admission.

Get nervous and get out of competition, that is really alarming sentence but the message it loud and clear that candidate must not get nervous and that is where the art of the interview is. Because a bit of getting nervousness it will give chance to others who are in fray of competition.

In general, personal interview is being conducted to know your personality, to know your top of mind ideas, thoughts and top of all; your overall attitude. Although these are known as soft skills but these skills can’t be achieved overnight. Hence, it is a must for the candidate to develop these skills on daily basis.

How these skills can be improved? There are two schools of thought, one says get guidance and the second says get guided yourself. It is pertinent to note that self-guidance is always better because you are the person who knows your pluses and minuses much better than anybody else.

Reading motivational stories will gain you confidence and you would be able to gain positive attitude. Reading business magazines, one business newspaper and reading editorials of top dailies will improve your communication skills and you would attain plenty of information on current affairs and that it itself will boost your confidence to face personal interview. Most importantly a key factor is that if the news analysis programme is being heard every day on all India Radio at 9.15 pm, this can be a game changerfor your success in personal interview.

Mind you, MBA aspirants; here is an advice from experts and please make a note of this that during PI you are facing an admission panel who is into the rejection mode and whatever being the task of adding objectivity to the PI session but it still remains very subjective hence, you are advised to maneuver and negotiate this negativity of rejection mode while not arguing or debating on any point of view of the admission panel.

Simply answer to the point and if not aware of any question, just reply that you are not aware of. Ensure that you are pushing admission panel to your strengths and that will achieve you mission admission MBA

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GD will be crucial post MBA Entrance Exams

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Group Discussion is one of the major sections taken into consideration by an MBA Institute for admission post MBA Entrance Exams.

Some Institutes might give a GD Topic which may sound very easy but might be very tricky in the sense that you are not able to discuss much and you have to take initiatives to develop the subject.

GD test as such is very subjective in nature and top of all if the topic is also like that then participants are likely to face problems.

Presence of mind is an important factor and responding at once with logical reasoning is required and you are appreciated for your responses.

Basic Domain Knowledge is essential , with this the art of being good in GD can be learned and improved with practice.

GD demands a confident personality in you who is a pleasant personality and has responsive nature to unfold complex situations to simple opportunities.

You get ample of chances in GD to tell your story either on assigned GD Topic. These chances must be converted to opportunities to detail your logic and link with your career goal.

Don’t focus on the audience response. Don’t worry. Am I making any impact in GD or is this going well? These thoughts might distract you from GD Topic and will make your voice sound lifeless and monotonous.

Only those who will be able to showcase their positive attitude in all aspects can be assured to clear GD hence, persevere hard to adapt those skills which will take you forward to achieve mission admission MBA!!

Stay focused on CAT 2016

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MBA aspirants who aspire to achieve high percentile may be wondering as how to compete in such a difficult exam like CAT 2016?

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, and dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.

Get back to basics of each section of CAT Syllabus (QA /DILR and VRC) almost on daily basis. You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe a healthy dose of criticism on your shortcomings.
Candidate will have to achieve percentile in each section of CAT Syllabus to get a high percentile.
You will have to build up a challenge in you to take on competition. Experts always suggest that Mock papers are the well tested way to continue with confidence levels.  Although there is no pre defined syllabus for CAT 2016, but sections can give you an idea and previous year’s trends.
The most aptly suitable quote for CAT 2016 aspirants is, Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success is heavy.”

We all know that tomorrow never comes hence, we have to finish our preparation on clarity of fundamentals today itself and sort out all issues pertaining to CAT 2016 preparation.
Indeed, it is well perceived that CAT 2016 will be the toughest exam with a tough Syllabus which needs to be cracked for getting admitted in any of the 19 IIMs.
Now CAT 2016 is less than 30 days away to be conducted on December 4 2016. Hence, there is absolutely no time left over for getting prepared.
Putting off preparation even a single minute can be suicidal hence, speed up, hurry up and buck up for CAT 2016.

Create a mission of achieving success in CAT 2016 with great focus and your challenge must go undefeated with great percentile!

You just can not afford to be defocused on CAT 2016

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The most aptly suitable quote for CAT 2016 aspirants is, “Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success is heavy.”

We all know that tomorrow never comes hence, we have to finish our preparation on clarity of fundamentals today itself and sort out all issues pertaining to CAT 2016 preparation.

Indeed, it is well perceived that CAT 2016 will be the toughest exam which needs to be cracked for getting admitted in any of the 19 IIMs.

CAT 2016 will be having three sections viz. QA, DILR and VRC wherein you have to achieve percentile in an individual section also.

It is advised to prepare for these sections and clear your fundamentals from NCERT books which will hopefully clear your doubts.

Now CAT 2016 is just 33 days away to be conducted on 4th December.Hence, there is absolutely no time left over for getting prepared.

Putting off preparation even a single minute can be suicidal hence, speed up, hurry up and buck up for CAT 2016.

You must not get distracted from your CAT 2016 preparation and devote 4-5 hours on daily basis. Past 3 year questions can guide you to success. CAT 2016 exam is highly competitive computer based test and you might feel stressed because of time and speed factor of the exam.

MBA aspirants who aspire to achieve high percentile may be wondering as how to compete in such a difficult exam like CAT 2016?

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, and dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.

You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe a healthy dose of criticism on your shortcomings.

You will have to build up a challenge in you to take on competition. Experts always suggest that Mock papers are the well tested way to continue with confidence levels.

Create a mission of achieving success in CAT 2016 with great focus and your challenge must go undefeated with great percentile!

CAT 2016 Result

CAT 2016 Result percentile will be sent to the candidates through SMS. Score Cards will be available in 2nd week of Jan 2017.

Build up a challenge in you for CAT 2016

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As MBA aspirant you must be aware of the fact that getting short listed at any B School after CAT 2016 Exam is only eligibility for the 2nd round of selection process.

Perhaps post written exam, the 2nd phase of selection process for admission is the most tricky and tough.

CAT Exam is being held on 4th December 2016. Below is the list of Important Dates for CAT 2016.

Event Date
Admit Card download Window 24 October 2016 from 1:00 PM
CAT Exam Date 4 December 2016
CAT Results Second week of January 2017

All B Schools including IIMs will conduct WAT / Essay writing Test / Extempore speech test then finally GD & PI.

We all know that tomorrow never comes hence, we have to finish our preparation on clarity of fundamentals today itself and sort out all issues pertaining to CAT 2016 preparation.

Indeed, it is well perceived that CAT 2016 will be the toughest exam which needs to be cracked for getting admitted in any of the 19 IIMs.
In the 2nd phase of admission process all the institutes look forward to aspirants on qualitative skills in the areas of communication, attitude and confidence.

Serious MBA aspirants like you must be prepared to clear this phase too and you require perseverance to excel in the above tests as these skills can’t be improved overnight.

CAT 2016 Exam is nearing now and we need to keep the important dates in mind, so that we manage our preparation accordingly.

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, and dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.

Get back to basics of each section (QA /DI and LR/VA) almost on daily basis. You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe a healthy dose of criticism on your shortcomings.

CAT 2016 will be more about smartness than about intelligence. In CAT 2016 nobody expects you to answer all the questions. There should be an elimination round for the questions as well. You should know what to select and what to reject.

You have to be choosy while attempting your paper. There is no fun in getting 4 marks for a question and losing one mark for the next. So, unless you are very sure of the solution to the question, don’t attempt it.

If you want to be the smartest, give priority to “accuracy”. The act of choosing a question, in a way, is related to accuracy as you will select and reject a question based on the accuracy level you can achieve in solving the given question.

47 – 57 per cent of the paper done with 80 per cent accuracy will be much better than 80 per cent of the paper done with 47 – 57 per cent accuracy.

You will have to build up a challenge in you to take on competition. Experts always suggest that Mock papers are the well tested way to continue with confidence levels.

Get ready to be grilled and you can achieve your mission CAT 2016 with a great success!