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Akshaykumar Sirsalewala

Current Student | IIM Kozhikode (Since 1996)

Akshaykumar Sirsalewala is a Chartered Accountant and has cleared all levels of CFA and FRM. He is currently a student of IIM Kozhikode 2018-2020 batch, where he is pursuing MBA finance. When he is not studying, he is either guiding young minds or writing on Quora for CA aspirants.

Akshaykumar Sirsalewala is a Chartered Accountant and has cleared all levels of CFA and FRM. He is currently a student of IIM Kozhikode 2018-2020 batch, where he is pursuing MBA finance. When he is not studying, he is either guiding young minds or writing on Quora for CA aspirants.

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If IPL Teams Were IIM Students

It is the month of April and the IPL is back with a bang. Will CSK win it again this time or will Delhi Capitals spring a surprise? Doesn’t matter; after all cricket is the real winner, right? So with cricket fever plaguing everyone, let us see how these teams

A Word Of Advice To The Incoming Batch | Akshaykumar Sirsalewala, IIM Kozhikode

Buddy, first of all congratulations. You have gone past 2,00,000 CAT aspirants and secured a seat in a great MBA college. You belong to the top 1-2% of the applicant pool and if anything, it shows you are a survivor. But let me tell you, the journey has just begun.

What Really Happens Inside An IIM | Addressing Myths Of The IIM Life

If I ask a random student walking on the street in India, what he wants to do in life, he would most likely say an MBA. Obviously, I would not do that in Mumbai; all I will get are abuses! The point being, everyone wants to enter a B-school and

Should You 'Settle' For IIMs Lucknow, Kozhikode, Indore Or Take CAT Again?

This is a question which plagues hundreds of aspirants each year and was very dear to me 2 years back. Here is my perspective on the same. Having been in the situation earlier, I think I am the right person to answer this.Disclaimer - I am a student at IIM