A Boy From A Small City, 3 CAT Attempts, A Drop Year, And His Journey To NITIE Mumbai


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pratyush raitan

Congratulations bro, can you please tell your academic scores 10th , 12th and grad ?

23 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Thanks Pratyush. X: 91.80, XII: 86.50, Grad: 76.40

23 Mar, 2018 |

Abhay Singh

I have a poor profile .X & XII above 86 aggregate.B.tech just 5.8 cgpa or 58%.2 months work experience.4 academic gaps.Thinking for MBA now.Exhausted all bank attempts and rejected in 100 MNCs mostly in final rounds .Help me please.I am under depression.

23 Mar, 2018 |

Lalam Ravi

I am afraid, I won't be the right person to lead you out of depression.

23 Mar, 2018 |

Lalam Ravi

As far as CAT is concerned, I would suggest you to get out of your low phase first. Health precedes Career, any day

23 Mar, 2018 |


Srinjoy Sen

Excellent story! :)

23 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Thank you, Srinjoy :)

23 Mar, 2018 |


Faraz Hussain

Well done. Nice vocabulary

23 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Thank you, Frz.

23 Mar, 2018 |


KRISHNA KUMAR

can you please tell your academic scores 10th , 12th and graduation marks??

23 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

X: 91.80, XII: 86.50, Grad: 76.40

23 Mar, 2018 |


Alexander Supertrump

Congrats bro! It inspires us!

23 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Thanks bro. One of the biggest perks of joining NITIE has been meeting people of your class.

23 Mar, 2018 |


Santanu Nandi

Did u skip CAT 2014?

23 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Yes

23 Mar, 2018 |

Abhay Singh

I have a poor profile .X & XII above 86 aggregate.B.tech just 5.8 cgpa or 58%.2 months work experience.4 academic gaps.Thinking for MBA now.Exhausted all bank attempts and rejected in 100 MNCs mostly in final rounds .Help me please.I am under depression.

23 Mar, 2018 |


Rajdeep Singh

Inspirational friend...!!

23 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Thanks brother!

23 Mar, 2018 |


iim a

sir which calls you got in 2013 please share..and can you tell your sectional percentile and the number of question attempted in cat 2016 and also the other calls

23 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

2013 - New IIMs, IIM Indore Mumbai campus, IMT G, DoMS - IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee Had not applied to MDI, NITIE

23 Mar, 2018 |

Lalam Ravi

CAT 2016: Section - Attempts - Percentile VA - 34 - 98.33 QA - 18 - 93.55 LR - 10 - 92.83

23 Mar, 2018 |

iim a

Sir, please share all other calls in cat 17 as well..?

25 Mar, 2018 |

Lalam Ravi

MDI, IIM Shillong, IIFT, New IIMs, XIMB, SCMHRD, VGSoM

26 Mar, 2018 |

iim a

sir just last one...ARE YOU A GEM?

28 Mar, 2018 |

Pankaj Mundhra

Sir,i am pretty sure you are not GEM

6 Mar, 2019 |


Nikhil Bansal

Nicely put. Your pen must be a magic wand Lalam :)

24 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Humbled, Nikhil. :)

24 Mar, 2018 |


Ankit Soni

Great Inspiring Story. Please can you let me know if i had any chance X-84.8% XII-59.6% Btect-60.3% in NITIE? Working as Junior Research Analyst since past 7 months and 2017 graduate.

24 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

https://www.nitie.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=777&Itemid=396 If you fulfill all the criteria mentioned here, you stand a good chance with a CAT score of 97.5+, sectionals 92+

24 Mar, 2018 |

Ankit Soni

So, i don't have a chance.. Well thanks for feedback. And again great story. Can you please let me know if there are any other colleges which i can target?

26 Mar, 2018 |

Lalam Ravi

The new IIMs, I guess. All the best.

26 Mar, 2018 |

Ankit Soni

Thanks

27 Mar, 2018 |

Ankit Soni

Can i Target xlri?

27 Mar, 2018 |


Ankur Bhargava

Wow. Inspirational journey indeed. I would be giving my first attempt this year with an experience of 2 years. However my acads are not good enough. X 87.6, XII 77.8 and BTech 85. Any suggestions for me on which college can I expect a PI call if I get over 95 or 97.

24 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Hi Ankur, with your profile, you can expect calls from NITIE, IIFT (through IIFT test), MDI, new IIMs, IIM S with a score of above 97.

25 Mar, 2018 |


Souvik Purkayastha

Hi Sir, my Xth- 89.3, XIIth- 89.2, Graduation- 91.60, At what CAT percentile can I expect a call from NITIE? Work Experience of 12 months.

25 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

97.5+ with 92+ sectionals

26 Mar, 2018 |


Ashirwad Tomar

a good read indeed

26 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Thanks brother. :)

26 Mar, 2018 |


Robin Saharan

Your story really motivated me to give one more shot to cat

28 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

That's nice to know. I hope you make it to your dream college. All the best!

28 Mar, 2018 |


iim a

Sir..are you a GEM (no offense just to get a idea)

29 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

Yes. A proud GEM. So no offence taken. :)

30 Mar, 2018 |

iim a

Now I feel very directed. thank you very much sir

30 Mar, 2018 |

Lalam Ravi

All the best.

30 Mar, 2018 |


solanki chandni

I have 78% in 10th 85% in 12th appearing in graduation in BBA till now 64%. Gave CAT 2017 scored 76%tile I have no work experience. Not at all good profile should i take a drop and prepare for CAT 2018

30 Mar, 2018 |

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Lalam Ravi

It is always recommended that you take up a job and prepare simultaneously. A drop should be taken only if you are confident enough of scoring 98+ else it might backfire. Do you research & decide.

30 Mar, 2018 |

Lalam Ravi

*your

30 Mar, 2018 |


sumit Nibhwani

Hi I am a cat 2018 aspirant, I tried this year also but was not able to get a gud percentile I am a instrumentation engineer currently have exp. Of 33 months from Siemens in cabinet designing for power plants I wanted to go operations , I m right now having 33 months exp. Will it be hurdle for me Are ample no. Of placements options available for me in the final placements or I shud go for GMAT as next yr at the time of joining clg I will be having 45 months exp

2 Apr, 2018 |

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sumit Nibhwani

My 10 12 and grad. Is 84.4/83.4/7.7cgpa or 72.86 percent

2 Apr, 2018 |

Lalam Ravi

Your acads are decent. And for Operations you don't need to look beyond NITIE. With its ROI and opportunities, it is exceptional for anyone looking to learn Operations Management.

6 Apr, 2018 |


micro micro

well lalam...good luck ahead! but is it true that at least top b schools in India have almost 100% placements....

6 Mar, 2019 |

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Lalam Ravi

Yes. At least the top 15 do provide 100% placements.

6 Mar, 2019 |


Angesh Jha

Congrats bro... Excellent and inspirational !!

7 Mar, 2019 |


Keyur Shah

feeling same with job...thanks for sharing....can u give more tips for prep with job? would like to connect u for more guidance....

9 Sep, 2019 |