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Thursday, May 31, 2012

How to Prepare For Cat 2012

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CAT 2012 preparation will determine your actions for many years of your life. Your endeavor will create opportunities for your success in CAT.  How to crack CAT 2012? These are some tips, plans and strategies for your CAT preparation.

1. Familiarize yourself with CAT Pattern: You should be well aware of the sections in CAT. CAT is mainly into 3 sections Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning. You should know how CAT previous year papers have shown changes in last 5-6 years. This will get to know about CAT pattern and syllabus.


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2. Accept your Weakness: You may be good and some topics compared to other. You should not run from it, instead work on it on daily basis. You will develop strength out of it once you take it head on.  You should start taking easy tests. Go back to school books and build basics brick by brick.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Cat 2012 Preparation Free Material pdf Resources

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Verbal Ability for cat by arun sharma at 30% discount. Free home delivery 

Verbal Ability Free Resources for CAT Exam. Click on the links to download free pdfs. 

1. For reading comprehension





5. General Strategies for Reading Comprehension 

6. Facts Inference and Judgement 

7. Practical English Use


8. Para jumbles previous years cat

CAT 2012 Syllabus PDF Download

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 CAT 2012 Syllabus for QA – Quantitative Ability

  •  Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc)
  • Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, In-equations
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Algebra
  • Profit & Loss
  • Averages, Percentages, Partnership
  • Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time
  • Number system: HCF, LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean , Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS
  • Menstruation, Allegation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Set Theory, Venn Diagram
  • Installment Payments, Partnership, Clocks.
  • Probability, Permutations & Combinations.

Recommended book is Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma. You will get it here at 30% discount.


Tuesday, May 22, 2012

High Frequency Word list for Cat Pdf

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Mugging words in CAT is essential as vocabulary comes in reading comprehension, word meanings and almost all of it. This is a high frequency word list for CAT and GRE exam. To download word list PDF click on the image below.


If you are unable to download the file then you may ask for it and provide your email id in comments below.

Also we recommend you must use Barron's book below for your cat preparation and learning high frequency words. Aspirants of XAT and Mica (Micat) should also use barron's to learn new words.

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XAT 2012 Analysis

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XAT 2012 pattern was full of changes. The total number of questions in XAT 2012 was 85 as compared to 101 the previous year XAT 2011. This time in XAT 2012 candidness had to use an OMR sheet. Some students who have been following XAT paper say that it was an easier paper as compared to previous years. Verbal ability and Quantitative ability was manageable however Data Interpretation was time consuming and had higher level of difficulty. The questions had differential marking of 1, 1.5 and 2 marks. Let us analyse XAT exam 2012.

xat previous year question papers (Click on the image to know the contents)


XAT Exam Sections 2012
Section
Subject
 Marks
Time Allotted
Section A
Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning
32
35
Section B
Analytical Reasoning and Decision Making
25
30
Section C
Data Interpretation and Quantitative Ability
28
35

XAT Exam Pattern 

Total Duration of XAT
120 minutes + 20 minutes for essay
Total Questions
85 (28-QA/ 32 – VA & LR/ 25 – DM)
Total Sections
3
Number of choices per question
5
Marks per Question
Mentioned on each question
Negative Marking
1/4th

Section A: XAT 2012 quantitative ability and data interpretation 

A good score could have been 10+ with 20 questions in 40 minutes.

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XAT 2012 Verbal Ability Paper Analysis 


Section B: XAT verbal ability and logical reasoning 2012 

English section was easier and than quantitative ability. Grammar was quite doable. Reading comprehensions were as follows:

Total 3 Reading Comprehensions  
Number of Questions
The increasing number of SEZs in India
4
‘Agency aspect’ and ‘well-being aspect’ of a person
5
Theory of technological evolution
2

XAT VA and LR 2012

XAT 2012 Verbal Ability and Logical reasoning
XAT 2012 Paper Analysis 

A good attempt was of 15 marks with 20-22 questions in 30 minutes.


SECTION C: DECISION MAKING

Analytical Reasoning questions were not there at all. Entire case studies had to be read to solve the questions as questions were totally on decision making. Characteristics of this section were tricky, lengthy, difficult, ambitious etc. 

A good attempt was 10+ marks in 14-15 questions in about 50 minutes

XAT essay writing topics

  • Poverty is a big menace in India. Due to its complexity and magnitude, most of the government initiatives fail.
  • Poverty is a consequence of failure of government policies due to the governments not targeting the root causes.
You had to write on one topic and justify it. Time allotted was 20 minutes. 

XAT 2012 Cut off 2012 

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Xat Cut off for Various Colleges

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Here is the list of colleges under xat exam and their xat cut off.

Institute Name
XAT Cut off
City
Xavier Labour Relations Institute – XLRI
100
Jamshedpur
Asian Institute of Management – Mumbai
96
Mumbai
Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar – XIMB
96
Bhubaneswar
Goa Institute of Management – GIM
93
Panaji
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management
92
New Delhi
Loyola Institute of Business Administration
91
Chennai
Institute for Financial Management and Research
87
Chennai
We School Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research – Full time Courses
85
Mumbai
Xavier Institute of Social Service – XISS
85
Ranchi
Praxis Business School
80
Kolkata
Alliance Business School – Bangalore
80
Bangalore
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship – XIME
80
Bangalore
National Management School -NMS
75
Chennai
Assam University, Department of Business Administration – Silchar
75
Silchar
College of Management Studies – Kanpur
75
Kanpur
Xavier Institute of Development Action & Studies – Jabalpur
70
Jabalpur
Jagan Institute of Management Studies – JIMS
65
New Delhi
PROTON business school
65
Indore
ITM Business School
65
_
Delhi School of Professional Studies and Research – New Delhi
62
New Delhi
Institute of Business Management and Technology – IBMT
60
Bangalore
VIT Business School – Vellore
60
_
Prestige Institute of Management
50
Gwalior
Mount Carmel Institute of Management
50
Bangalore
Shrimad Rajchandra Institute of Management and Computer Application – Tarsadi
50
Tarsadi
IILM Business School – Delhi
50
Delhi
Institute of Management Education & Research – Belgaum
50
Belgaum
Integral Institute of Advanced Management
50
Visakhapatnam
Indian Business Academy – IBA – Bangalore
50
Bangalore
Institute of Business Management Research – Ahmedabad
50
Ahmedabad
Management Education & Research Institute – Delhi
50
Delhi
Gitam Institute of Foreign Trade – GIFT
50
Visakhapatnam
Graduate School of Business and Administration, Greater Noida
50
Greater Noida
International School of Management Excellence – ISME, Bangalore
50
Bangalore
International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS)
50
Bangalore
Park Global School of Business Excellence – Tamil Nadu
50
_
GITAM – College of Management Studies
50
Visakhapatnam
New Delhi Institute of Management Studies – Delhi
50
-
Bangalore School of Business, Bangalore
50
Bangalore
HDF School of Management
50
Bhubaneswar
Business School for Women
50
Greater Noida
Suresh Gyan Vihar School of Business Management – Jaipur
50
Jaipur
Institute of Management Bhubaneshwar
50
Bhubaneshwar
Asian School of Management
45
Pune
Affinity Business School – Bhubaneswar
40
Bhubaneswar
Master School of Management – Meerut
40
Meerut
Aryans Group of Colleges – AGC – Chandigarh
30
Chandigarh
Institute of Advance Management Education and Entrepreneurships
20
Secunderabad
Aryans Business School – Chandigarh
10
Chandigarh


These cut off change from year to year. However the change is low in variation.