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With just average academics and no work experience , is cat a good option ?

With just average academics and no work experience , is cat a good option ?

Vinit Kumar, MBA Aspirant asked 5 months ago

Passed in 2016 and till now I have zero work experience. Was preparation for ies and gate but couldn’t get enough in these . I am btech mechanical graduate with 61 % , 12th 67% and 10th 86%.  Had my own startup for 6 months but failed to conquer. 
Is there any possibility of getting good b- school ? Please do help.

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Chirag Shukla, MBA Aspirant answered 5 months ago

Vinit, very clearly you have an entrepreneurial streak. Sure, your start-up didn’t scale up but that shows that you are inclined towards business and want to be at the helm of your own organisation in the future.
Yes your profile is not adequate for most IIMs. But i am of the opinion that an MBA is not just about IIMs. There are at least 5 more management institutes as good as IIMs, and you stand a good chance of getting an admit to these institutes based on your performance in the exams (99+). So just study now. Forget about what happens. If a call has to come, it’ll come. 
Also, 2016 was 2 years back. You still have a career gap of 1.5 years which will have to be explained,so start forming an answer for that from now itself. 
All the very best. 

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