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Which coaching Institute is best for CAT TIME or CL or IMS?

Which coaching Institute is best for CAT TIME or CL or IMS?

Which full time coaching Institute is best for CAT TIME or CL or IMS?

4 Answers
Sachin Mandot, IMT Ghaziabad answered 10 months ago

This is totally personal opinion:
Performance of student in CAT depends upon their self prep rather than the institute. Choice of institute also differs centre to centre; TIME ‘X’ city might not be as good as TIME ‘Y’ city but IMS ‘X’ city may be better than IMS ‘Y’ city. So this question has lots of variable in it to offer any definitive answer.
– I had joined TIME Test Series to prepare for CAT

Chirag Shukla, MBA Aspirant answered 10 months ago

I cannot answer this with 100% accuracy because the only interaction with IMS I have had is with their online sectional tests and SIMCATs. I have only accessed the CL Smart CAT cracker and CL mocks. 
I attend TIME weekend classes and have access to their material and AIMCATs. 
TIME classes are alright. Some topics are explained really well but a few of them are superficially taught, which is not something I would recommend for an exam like CAT. But AIMCATs are fantastic. 
I have heard some very good things about IMS though. 
How about you take classes online? 
Takshzila offers very cheap courses on Takshzila Learnyst. 
Their former partner, Ankur Suryavanshi, is also selling Takshzila courses on The Learning Space by Takshzila Shikshak. 
Except Geometry (which is of poor quality), the courses are 100 times better than anything you will learn in classroom coaching. 
I suggest you pair Takshzila with mock test series by various coaching institutes.
You can also access Takshzila’s drop box for detailed notes on various topics.

a sn, MBA Aspirant

replied 10 months ago

Can you please tell me how to access Takszila’s dropbox content?

Chirag Shukla, MBA Aspirant

replied 10 months ago

Please tell me your e-mail ID. I will send it across to you

a sn, MBA Aspirant

replied 10 months ago Thank you!

Thanu Shree, MBA Aspirant

replied 10 months ago

Hello Mr. Chirag. Can you please tell me about accessing Takszila’s dropbox content too??
My mail id is

Chirag Shukla, MBA Aspirant

replied 10 months ago


zcqggqgn, IIM Ahmedabad

replied 10 months ago
Please don’t freak out after reading the email address. This is a temporary email id that I have created to avoid spam mails. I’d be happy if you send me the link.

shivam gupta, MBA Aspirant

replied 7 months ago please send me Dropbox link please send me the dropbox link

Parth Shekhar, MBA Aspirant answered 11 months ago

For full-time preparatory courses, both online or classroom, TIME is usually the first choice for most of the aspirants. I personally have tried the IMS mock series- SIMCATs. My brother had enrolled in the Career Launcher’s GD-PI prep course after scoring 99.67 in CAT last year (he too was enrolled in IMS- SIMCATs). But, you can get all the three parts, i.e. prep materials, mock exams & the GD-PI prep course from any of the three- TIME, CL or IMS. I suggest one can try to take a sample mock offered by these institutes and then decide whichever suits you. Using the mocks as a deciding factor can be helpful as these mocks play a crucial role in your CAT preparations.

it is tried & tested.

IMS is the best institute in my opinion. These 3 institutes are very similar in the way they operate, the quality of their mock CATs, etc. However, the thing that separates IMS is the quality of its study material. The books are so well written that you can easily do a chapter on your own referring to them. They make it extremely easy to revise concepts which is very essential in CAT. Their training for Interviews is also a class apart with regards to the other 2.

I have been a student of IMS

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