Now that CAT is done, it is time for the next big exam. XAT is a test taken by more than One Lakh students every year and is used by 150 + institutes. The Exam will be held on January 7th this year. The deadline for XAT registration without Late Fee is 30th of November.
Author: Nitya Muralidharan
Nitya Muralidharan is a Second year student at XLRI Jamshedpur, she is passionate about writing , marketing and new ideas.
How Important Are Academic Scores When It Comes To B-School Recruitment Process? – Answered By An XLRI Student
Everyone who has cleared an entrance exam knows the effort it takes to get past that huge stumbling block, the hours of preparation to cross the sectional cut-offs, the Mock entrances and finally the actual test, where we have to maintain a balance between several interests to do our best. It is no mean feat
Several times people already know what they want to do in life, where they want to work, who they are going to marry, how many kids they are going to have, but majority of the world is like me, we go with the flow, we let things happen, I do not know what is going
In 2014, I was in the final year of my engineering. I had got a campus placement in one of the coveted companies, my engineering college was the top private college in the state of Andhra Pradesh (Now Telangana), and I was just 21, the future looked bright, and for the first time in my
Dear Juniors, Now that you have been introduced to committees and have been inducted into college (Both formally and informally), the next natural step is Committee selections. Do you see everyone around flustered by the whole process, at this time at-least one year back I could classify the batch into broadly three groups The Ambitious
In a b-school you are expected to work in groups, this is done to ensure that you get a real taste of the world post M.B.A, and to develop your teamwork skills. Thus starts from day one the process of making the best group, the ideal fit for your intellectual skills and work-ethic, sadly this
Did you know that the E in IKEA stands for the name of a farm, Elmtaryd, the name of the farm where Ingvar Kamprad (IK) grew up in Agunnaryd (A) his home-town? These facts may be insignificant but what is noteworthy is how IKEA has managed to stay ahead in the furniture business since 1943.
In response to my article on the Gap Year, there have been several queries regarding how to prepare for GK. For XAT, GK is a part of the entrance exam, while several exams don’t have this it always helps to be updated on Current affairs, be it for GD/interviews Sources: T.I.ME has a monthly magazine
Most of the case studies we are given for analysis in b-schools are borrowed from HBR (Harvard Business Review), the case is well written and the analysis is easily available online, and in some cases, some of these cases are so often repeated that they attain stardom (Pepsi –Cola wars). There is no indigenous element
Summer Internships are the culmination of a lot of things, expectations from the corporate world, application of all the theory we have learnt during sleepless nights and a test of fit if the company and the individual form a good fit. Summers for me started when I got an E-mail from the HR department at