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If you could, how would you design CAT? What would be your selection criteria?

If you could, how would you design CAT? What would be your selection criteria?

If you could bring about change in the way CAT is conducted or short list calls/final selections are done, what changes would you make(if any)?
Please try to give a logical explanation.

2 Answers
subhajit roy, MBA Aspirant answered 5 months ago

dont tell rubish.already cat is much tougher than it should be.almost most of the things asked in cat is not required in managerial jobs.instead i would think that cat should scrap dilr section anad instead follow the gmat pattern.or else those who want to do better in life rather than ceacking exams will flock to foreign bschools

Kshama Tiwary, MBA Aspirant

replied 5 months ago

Totally agreed..No sectional cutoff for this section should be considered…

Sachin Mandot, IMT Ghaziabad answered 8 months ago

There should be decision making section in CAT as well. Subjective section on innovative ideas should be introduced too. The entrance exam should be intune with the massive undergoing changes in MBA curriculum these days. 

Nitin Pillai, MBA Aspirant

replied 5 months ago

Stop penalizing students for their past. It is a ridiculously foolish criteria that needs to be done away with. A person must not be penalized for a not-so-stellar past in academics. What has happened has happened, and someone who has shown their mettle and level of hardwork by cracking CAT should not be penalized for a sin they have committed in the past. Instead of judging by the past academics, there is plenty to judge about the potential of the candidate through his/her work experience, CAT score, and the most important of all, personal interview. For all you know, this particular person would have overcome great odds in breaking his habits/thinking that lead to his less illustrious past at the first place.

Vijay Chauhan, MBA Aspirant

replied 5 months ago

No change required at all.

Vijay Chauhan, MBA Aspirant

replied 5 months ago

No change required at all.

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