CAT 2021 is now less than six months away, and if you're a serious CAT aspirant who's looking to make it to a top ranked IIM this year, now is the time to get right the most crucial and often overlooked component of CAT preparation: a strategy. The CAT exam, which is taken by over two lakh IIM aspirants, can become increasingly difficult to crack if you don't have a strategy for each of the three sections, as well as the mock tests that you will take during the course of your preparation. To help you out, we bring to you five winning strategies by CAT 99 percentilers who made it to top business schools like IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kozhikode and IIM Calcutta. These strategies and tips can be the difference between you making it to an IIM next year and missing out on a seat.
How I Cracked CAT In My First Attempt And Made It To IIM Ahmedabad
Muskaan Chauhan is an Economics graduate from Shiv Nadar University who scored a 99.45% on her first CAT attempt. She did not know much about LRDI or Quants concepts when she started out and therefore spent considerable time building her concepts only post which she went to taking mocks. She made it to IIM Ahmedabad in her first attempt itself and says that her focus on doing 55% of the paper right helped her go from a weak LRDI and Quant to a 99.51 and 98.3 percentile on both, respectively. In this video, she shares the approach to CAT that got her into IIM Ahmedabad in her first attempt.
From 44% In Maths In 12th To IIM Kozhikode | Non-Engineer's Mantra For QA, DILR and Mocks
One of the most recurring demands from InsideIIM's eager community of CAT aspirants is of CAT preparation tips from non-engineers who, despite weak academic profiles, managed to make it to India's top IIMs. Today, we bring to you an insightful and inspirational story of a hotel management graduate who managed to crack the CAT exam and is now heading to IIM Kozhikode. This non-engineer went from scoring only 44 percent in Maths in 12th to acing the QA and DILR sections of the CAT exam in his very first attempt. So how did he do it? Find out in this video filled with unmissable tips to crack the CAT exam.
How To Use Mock Tests To Crack CAT - Tips From An IIM Calcutta Student, CAT 99.98%iler
When Sohum wrote the CAT in 2017 for the first time, he knew he would not make it to the top IIMs of the country. Throughout 2018 and 2019, Sohum continued to work at Infosys as well as on his MBA dream. Finally, in 2019, Sohum managed to crack the CAT with 99.98%ile overall and a whopping 100%ile in the VA-RC section. In his first CAT attempt, he scored pretty low on DI-LR and Quants as well for an engineer. But he managed to go from a 91%ile score to a healthy 98%ile score. Wondering what was his strategy? Want to know how he managed to crack 2019 and make it to IIM C? Check out this video to find out.
How To Crack The DILR Section of CAT + Mock Test Analysis Tips By CAT Topper
CAT is a tough nut to crack, and it takes a well-organized strategy and a bucket load of determination to crack the exam. So what kind of strategy would a CAT topper recommend that can help aspirants get a 99 percentile score? In this video, we speak with someone who scored well over 99 percentile in CAT 2018 and got into one of India's elite business schools. If you're looking for tips from a CAT topper to crack the DI-LR section and improve your mock test scores, then you don't want to miss this video!
How These Two IIM Ahmedabad Converts Cracked The CAT Exam & The IIM A Interview
Isha Nisar decided right out of school that she wanted to get into IIM A. A Few years down the line, she's joined the IIM A Class of 2022. Anushree Naik was studying CA and CA + MBA, the very cliched but highly sought after the path was her dream. But when she did not get an AIR rank during her CA finals, she decided to pay extra attention to cracking the CAT and getting into an IIM. With 98.2%ile in Anushree's case and 99.37%ile in Isha's case, you've probably read their very detailed guides and articles on CAT prep via InsideIIM. In this video, Isha and Anushree come together to share their key CAT tips, strategies, and winning attitudes. If you want to get into some of the best b-schools in India, this video is for you.