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How do I prepare for XAT Decision Making?

How do I prepare for XAT Decision Making?

CAT and XAT are my main focus for this year. 
I am well versed with CAT prep tips but how do I prepare the most important section of XAT: Decision Making?
I attempted a few mocks and found them relatively easy, but I have heard that the actual paper has very difficult and quant-heavy DM questions. How do I tackle these questions?

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Sachin Mandot, IMT Ghaziabad answered 7 months ago

I’ve scored close to 99%ile in DM section without any preparation in XAT 2016. The questions are intuitive in nature, i don’t think one should push themselves very much in DM. It is more about how structured your decision making is. Try some mocks and then go for the real thing. That’ my 2 cents
 

Sachin Mandot, IMT Ghaziabad answered 7 months ago

I’ve scored close to 99%ile in DM section without any preparation in XAT 2016. When i started reading questions, i felt that this is about testing your ethics mixed along with pragmatism. This was very much what real life business scenario offers a person; there’s nothing in B&W, everything is in grey. I was very clear on one thing, i wouldn’t choose any option which is unethical in nature but offers to solve the problem easily. I started eliminating options in the answer section; out of 5 options, 2-3 could have been ticked off very easily. We are now left with 2 options, there’s no trick to answer it; Just choose an option which you would have done, if it would have happened with you in real life scenario. 

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