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Karan Kakkar

Alumni | IIM Kozhikode (Since 1996)

A die-hard Roger Federer fan, Karan is a singer and a musician who plays three percussion instruments. After spending the first 24 years of his life in Delhi, he finally found solace in the beautiful campus of IIM Kozhikode. Known simply as Kakkar among his friends, he prides myself on having watched all the IMDB top 250 movies in a single summer long movie marathon. He served as one of the student team members/writers of insideIIM.com, representing IIM Kozhikode.

A die-hard Roger Federer fan, Karan is a singer and a musician who plays three percussion instruments. After spending the first 24 years of his life in Delhi, he finally found solace in the beautiful campus of IIM Kozhikode. Known simply as Kakkar among his friends, he prides myself on having watched all the IMDB top 250 movies in a single summer long movie marathon. He served as one of the student team members/writers of insideIIM.com, representing IIM Kozhikode.

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An Open Letter To A Younger Me - From An IIM Grad To An MBA Aspirant

Hey buddy, how are you?Now that only a few days are remaining before CAT, how are those nerves holding up? Can you feel the exhilaration? This is what it feels like to be truly alive.As scary, ambiguous and uncertain life may seem right now, let me tell you that things

What Is The Secret To Cracking the GD-PI At Top Indian B-Schools | Part - 2 | The GD-WAT

Click here to refer to Part 1.The second stage in the selection process of b-schools is a personality assessment stage. Various tools such as group discussions, essay writing, case discussions are used to assess candidates’ aptitude, leadership ability, general knowledge and personality.The GD-WAT (Group Discussion-Written Ability Test)Here's how most GD-WAT

What Is The Secret To Cracking The GD-PI At Top Indian B-Schools | Part - 1 | The Personal Interview

Every year lakhs of students prepare rigorously for CAT in the hope to gain admission in a reputed business school of their choice.But as disappointing as it may sound, the various aptitude tests are just a way for the colleges to eliminate or filter-out the huge pile of applications that

How Do 99 Percentilers Gear Up For CAT | 30 Days To CAT

Hello readers!So how are those nerves doing given that now only 30 days remain in the countdown towards CAT?With barely a month to go, fear, stress and anxiety would normally flood you. But this is the stage which separates the men from the boys.Given the intensity of competition and the