Author: Rajesh Balasubramanian

A Hundred Day Plan To Crack CAT 2019 By Four Time CAT 100 Percentiler

CAT 2019 is just a few months away, and this is the time to push yourself and take your CAT preparation up a notch. One of the most important steps you can take at this stage is to have a solid strategy in place for the remaining days left for CAT 2019, and who better

CAT Preparation – Frequently Asked Questions – Part 2 – 2IIM

This is the second part of the post on CAT Preparation FAQs, you can find the first part here. While analysing a paper, if a particular problem is extremely hard and the logic of the answer is also difficult to comprehend (especially some QA problems), is it worth spending too much time trying to understand

How Much Should We Attempt To Get 99th Percentile? – 2IIM

We all want to know how many questions does one need to attempt in order to get a certain percentile. In fact, we want to know just some number, some arbitrarily concocted number, just some number – and we want this number so badly that we care not about the veracity of said number. So,

Mock CAT Index – Everything You Need To Know About Mock CATS – 2IIM

1. START: When should we start taking Mock CAT? This is akin to asking ‘when can I have my lunch?’ when you are already hungry with food before you, waiting to be eaten. Take that first Mock now. A lot many students keep it for post preparation period, which unfortunately never comes. So take it now

Interesting Questions On Progressions – 2IIM

Question Consider a set of numbers from 1 to 751. How many Arithmetic Progressions can be formed from this set of numbers such that the first term is 1 and the last term is 751 and the AP has at least 3 terms. Solution  Numbers from 1 to 751 such that the first term is

Mock CAT To CAT – What Adjustments Does One Need To Make? – 2IIM

With hardly any days to CAT, I am sure you guys have taken a lot of mocks. Even if you have taken gazillion mocks (as you should have by now), you should make a few adjustments before the actual thing. Here is a short list: 1. CAT will be easier than the mocks CAT will

CAT Preparation – Frequently Asked Questions – Part 1- 2IIM

We got a lot of questions from CAT 2016 aspirants about the exam, preparation plan and general preparation strategy; for the benefit of everyone we have compiled a list of some of the most frequently asked questions and answered them in 2 posts. (The second one will be up next week) Since IIM has not told how many

How To Go From 95th To 99th Percentile – CAT – 2IIM

The last few yards are the toughest. Going from 95th percentile to 99th is the toughest. Going from 9000th in the Country to being in the top 1800 or so cannot be easy. So, what do the top 1800 do differently? Or, put differently, what should you do to give yourself the best chance of

Average Growth Rate Vs CAGR Explained – 2IIM

Growth rate, average growth rate, CAGR – these are three terms that appear frequently in exams. I am going to examine each of this with an example. Let us say company XYZ has revenues in 5 consecutive years as follows 2011 –  Rs. 1200 crores 2012 –  Rs. 1250 crores 2013 –  Rs. 1310 crores

Definitive Reading List For CAT Preparation (RC) – Blogs & Websites – 2IIM

Websites/Publications The Economist The Economist is a fabulous publication. They write on all kinds of international affairs. They deal with politics, economics, culture, art, sport, books — the works. Their writing style is fabulous. They write crisp articles with near perfect grammar. Their style guide is awesome( take a look ). Their article on short words is